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This website provides information about scholarships, universities, and recommended courses for students from Myanmar (Burma) who aspire to study at a university abroad.

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Latest Scholarship News

Take a look at the latest scholarships available for Burmese students, along with news and important information.

2017-2018 Hong Kong Baptist University Undergraduate Scholarship

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Scholarship available for students from Myanmar.

The scholarship cover;

  • full tuition costs
  • basic living expenses

Students can choose to study in their desired Faculty/School/Academy.

Faculty of Arts

School of Business

School of Chinese Medicine

School of Communication

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Social Science

The Academy of Visual Arts

Online application for admission to 2017-2018 Undergraduate Degree programme will be on November 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017.

Please visit the website.




The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) Fully-Funded International PhD in 2017

Posted on: October 26, 2016

The program is designed for students to complete their studies in 4-5 years. All students making reasonable progress are fully funded until the time of their thesis defense.

Subject areas

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Neuroscience
  • Data Science & Computation

Scholarship Award

  • Fully funded
  • Internationally competitive salary levels
  • Receive full social security coverage
  • Financial support for students for attending scientific conferences and workshops
The deadline for PhD applications is January 8, 2017 11:59PM CET, for a start in September 2017.

Please refer to the detailed instructions.

IST Austria Instructions

For more information



Irish Aid Fellowships for Postgraduate Studies in Ireland, 2017-2018

Posted on: October 24, 2016

The scholarship award covers course fees, required flights, accommodation (for out of country study), monthly allowances, insurance and other incidental expenses.

Course Level: Fellowships are awarded to undertake postgraduate studies at colleges and universities in Ireland.

Study Subject: development studies, rural development, health care, education and law

Application Deadline: 30th November 2016.

Application form- 2017 irish aid application form

Employer endorsement form- 2017 irish aid employer endorsemen form

Directory of eligible courses- 2017 irish aid directory of eligible courses

For more information-

Barry University Stamps Scholars Program, 2017

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Barry University in Miami, Florida and the Stamps Scholars program are offering scholarships to talented student leaders to achieve their educational interests and develop their leadership skills.

  • Bachelors
  • Courses offered by the university
  • Open to the US citizens, residents, or international students
  • Full Funding, scholarship for tuition, books, room and board, and transportation, $6,000 award for study abroad
Application period: October 1 2016- February 1, 2017

If you have any questions about the program, please email to

Please apply through your myBarry account once accepted to the University.

Learn more at

Fully Funded Scholarships at National University of Singapore, 2017

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore (NUS) is offering fully funded scholarships. These scholarships are available to pursue masters or Ph.D. program in 2017.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and Ph.D. programme at the Lee Kuan Yew School.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of public policy, public administration, and public management.

The scholarship covers;

  • Full Tuition Fee
  • Accommodation on campus
  • One-time book & settling allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • One-time airfare from home country to Singapore and return
  • Monthly stipend to cover the living expenses
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an online application.

Application Deadline: 01 August 2016 until 15 December 2016.

2017 HM The King’s Scholarships and HM The Queen’s Scholarships

Posted on: October 21, 2016

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) manages a number of Master’s level scholarships provided by the Royal Thai Government (RTG) to qualified candidates with excellent academic qualifications from Thailand and other Asian countries.

His Majesty the King’s Scholarships

Full Scholarship granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate achievements from any Asian country to pursue a Master Degree any of the disciplines offered at School of Engineering and Technology (SET) and School of Management (SOM), AIT.

Her Majesty the Queen’s Scholarships

A Full scholarship granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate achievements from any Asian country to pursue a master’s degree in environmental-related field offered at the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), AIT.

Application Deadline: 31 March 2017

Application forms, please see the web page.


Rangsit University International Program Scholarships

Posted on: October 21, 2016
  1. Arthit Ourairat Scholarship (4 scholarships)

Students must have a High School GPA of at least 3.5 (or 3.75 for Vocational Certificate students, 3.5 for High Vocational Certificate students). The scholarship is for the credit and subsidy expense only. The scholarship period is equivalent to the curriculum duration.

  1. Prasit – Khunying Pattana Ourairat Scholarship (4 scholarships)

Students must have a High School GPA of no less than 3.0 (or no less than 3.25 for Vocational Certificate students, 3.0 for High Vocational Certificate students). The scholarship is for half of the credit and subsidy expenses only. The scholarship period is equivalent to the curriculum duration

Scholarship Application Calendar
Semester 2/2016

Oct 25 – Nov 11, 2016      Apply for Scholarship (Online Application)

Nov 21 – Dec 2, 2016        Interview (Skype)

Dec 9, 2016                         Announcement, Offer and Acceptance of Scholarship

Dec 19, 2016                       Scholarship Contract Signing

Dec 19, 2016                       Registration

For more information, please see the web page.

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarship and Leadership Programme at Oxford University

Posted on: October 21, 2016

The scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,296). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Eligible courses

  • MSc in African Studies
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL)
  • MPhil in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
  • MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management
  • MPhil in Comparative Social Policy
  • MSc in Comparative Social Policy
  • MSc in Computer Science
  • MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies
  • MPhil in Development Studies
  • MPhil in Economics
  • MSc in Economics for Development
  • MPhil in Environmental Change and Management
  • MSc in Environmental Change and Management
  • MPhil in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation
  • MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation
  • MSc in Financial Economics
  • MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy
  • MSc in Global Health Science
  • MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MPhil in International Relations
  • MPhil in Latin American Studies
  • MSc in Latin American Studies
  • MSc in Law and Finance
  • Magister Juris (MJur)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MSc in Mathematical and Computational Finance
  • MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing
  • MSc in Mathematics and Foundations of Computer Science
  • MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies
  • MSc Modern South Asian Studies
  • MPhil in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
  • MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance
  • MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government)
  • MPhil in Politics (Political Theory)
  • MSc in Politics Research
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
  • MSc in Social Science of the Internet
  • MSc in Statistical Science
  • MPhil in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
  • MPhil in Traditional East Asia
  • MPhil in Water Science, Policy and Management
  • MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management
Deadline: the relevant January deadline for your course (6 or 20 January 2017)
Interview: Skype in April 2017 

For more information, including details of the leadership programme, please see the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme web page.


WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation

Posted on: October 20, 2016

WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) are Postgraduate Scholarships in Nature Conservation awarded to students from developing countries (Africa, Asia/Pacific, Latin America & Carribean, Eastern Europe & Middle East) to study in Netherlands or their home country.

Application deadline is the 6th of January 2017.

Applications should be submitted to the candidate’s nearest WWF or Associate Office.

The WWF Office Contacts for PBS: WWF pbs contacts
The 2017 Guidelines & Application Form: pbs information and application form



Scholarship for the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Development Administration

Posted on: October 20, 2016

The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) is accepting enrollment and scholarship application for the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Development Administration.

Available scholarship

Type 1. completely exempt from tuition and other fees during the scholarship period and receive a monthly stipend of 10000 baht.

Type 2. completely exempt from tuition fees during the scholarship period.

Type 3. exempt from half of tuition fees during the scholarship period.

Application period: September 1- November 30, 2016.

Please click for more information.

Application form for NIDA

NIDA 2-2016



Thailand’s Education Hub for ASEAN Countries (TEH-AC) Scholarship at Prince of Songkla University

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Number of Grants

  • Doctoral Degree and Master’s Degree 50 Grants

Duration of Grants

  • Doctoral Degree 3 years
  • Master’s Degree 2 years

Scholarship Includes

  • Monthly allowance of 8000-10000 baht
  • Tuition fees as charged by the University
  • Cost of (economic class) travel between the scholar’s country of origin and  Thailand

Application period: October 10th-31st 2016

Application must be submitted online at

Please click for more information. 2-2016 PSU

United World Colleges, International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Scholarship Available for Myanmar Students at the following United World Colleges:

UWC China located in Changshu Shi, Suzhou Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China

Li Po Chun United World College (Hong Kong)

UWC Red Cross Nordic (Norway)


UWC South East Asia (Singapore)

UWC Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Robert Bosch UWC (Germany)

Deadline for application: 31st January 2017.

2017-18 UWC Application Form Myanmar

2017-18 UWC Academic Reference Form Myanmar


Graduate Scholarship Program at Sirindhorn International Institute Technology (SIIT)

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Full tuition and educational fee

Living allowance

Economy Air Fare will be covered to study in the field of

Engineering subject related area at SIIT!

Deadline: 21 October 2016

For more information, please click here.


Application for Scholarship Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for Applicants Residing Abroad

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Application deadline:
15 December 2016 1:00P.M. Japan time for both April and fall
(September/October) 2017 Enrollment.
Application documents should be sent by email to the foundation.

form 1 application

form 2 research plan

form 3 composition

form 4 recommendation letter

Please click here for more information.

NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

Posted on: September 16, 2016

The NGS Scholarship is awarded to talented students with an aptitude for innovative, high calibre PhD research.

Closing Date for Application

 15 January 2017 for August 2017 ( AY2017/18 Semester 1) Intake.

For further quires, please click 



Posted on: September 7, 2016

The Malaysian International Scholarship (MIS) is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brain from around the world to pursue advanced academic studies in Malaysia. This scholarship aims to support Malaysian Government’s effort to attract, motivate and retain talented human capital from abroad.

Field of studies is in the following priority areas:
Science and Engineering
Agriculture and Fisheries
Economics and Islamic Finance
Information and Communication Technology
Biosecurity and Food Safety
Infrastructure and Utility
Environmental Studies
Health not including nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy.


Application Deadline:  15th September, 2016

For more information, please click the link. 


Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Meet LKY School admissions team in Yangon on 1 October 2016.

Master in International Affairs *Inaugural Intake*
Master In Public Policy
Master In Public Administration
Master in Public Management

Meet LKY School admissions team in Yangon on 1 October 2016.

Date: Saturday 1 October 2016
Time: 12 – 1.30pm
Location : Sule Shangri-La Yangon –
223 Sule Pagoda Road, Yangon, Myanmar

Please be sure to reserve your place at the earliest, as seats are limited.

Scholarship Opportunity at Yenching Academy of Peking University

Posted on: September 1, 2016

The applications are accepting for 2017-2018.

Eligibility Requirements

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • An outstanding academic record;
  • English proficiency;
  • A record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement and social responsibility;
  • Leadership potential;
  • Interest in exploring different cultures, particularly those of China and the Asia Pacific region.
  • 25 years old and younger as of August 31
  • Completed online application;
  • Curriculum vitae / Resumé;
  • Personal statement;
  • Most recent official transcript(s);
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • International English proficiency test score (IELTS/TOEFL/Cambridge/CEFR).

Subject areas for undergraduate programs are:

v  Politics and International Relations

v  Philosophy and Religion

v  Literature and Culture

v  Law and Society

v  History and Archaeology

v  Economics and Management

The Application Deadline is

                                                  January 31, 2017


To apply, Contact

Thabyay Education Foundation

605 A, San Yeik Nyein 6th Street

Kamaryut Township, Yangon.

Applications for the Wedu Rising Stars are now open!

Posted on: August 31, 2016


A woman who:

  • Has demonstrated strong leadership potential to become a changemaker in your community?

  • Is an Asian national pursuing or interested in pursuing a university degree at the bachelor, masters or PhD level ?

  • Wants to develop skills to make a difference in your community?

  • Has the time, commitment and initiative to engage with a dedicated Wedu mentor who will meet with you online regularly to discuss leadership lessons and how to reach your goals?

are strongly recommend.

Applications are due September 18, 2016.

For more information, please go to this link


Chulabhorn Graduate Institute and ASEAN Foundation Joint Post-graduate Scholarship Programme in Science and Technology (Academic Year 2017)

Posted on: August 15, 2016


  • Scholarships are open to the eligible applicants who are under 30 years of age and hold a Bachelor Degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in one of the following fields:
  • Sciences: Chemistry, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Environmental Sciences.
  • Medical Sciences: Medicine, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Applicants from other related fields are also welcome to apply.

  • Have at least one (1) year of scientific laboratory research experiences
  • Applicants must have demonstrated English proficiency, preferably on one of two recognised tests of language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS)
  • Applicants must provide a statement of purpose explaining their interests in the study

For more information, please click here.

Application form for asean citizens 2017

2016 Korean Government Scholarship Alumni Invitation Program

Posted on: August 9, 2016

2016 Korean Government Scholarship Alumni Invitation Program

Program Period: October 30 ~ November 6, 2016 (8 days and 7 nights)

Number of Participants: 30 KGSP alumni from around the world (1 person/Myanmar)

How to Apply: Application Form, Pledge, Passport Copy(photo page)

Application should be made to the Korean Embassy in Yangon. Required documents, including application form as attached, must reach the Korean Embassy by e-mail NO LATER THAN Wednesday, 24 August 2016.

Other inquiries can made to the Korean Embassy as follows:

– Name : Ms. Boram Lee

– Tel : 01-527142~4

– Fax : 01-513286

– E-mail :

UWC Congress 2016

Posted on: August 5, 2016

UWC Congress 2016

UWC is inviting the whole community to participate in the UWC Congress 2016, which will take place on 28th and 29th October in Trieste, Italy. The UWC Congress is the biggest UWC event, and brings together members from across UWC. Inspired by the words “Connect, Challenge, Celebrate”, the UWC Congress will represent two days of celebration, challenging discussions and connecting and reconnecting with new and old friends – and of course, the UWC mission and values.

For more information, please go to this link

Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) 2017

Posted on: July 15, 2016

Applications for the Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) to support master’s level studies beginning fall 2017.

The Awards provide fully-funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities.

The application form and links to the Guidelines and FAQs are available through this link:



Master of Public Health Scholarship Award granted by IRC and KKU

Posted on: July 6, 2016

IRC and KKU will provide 100% and 50% scholarships for selected candidates who working in NGOs, CBOs and CSOs  to attend the Master of Public Health (International Health) one year program.

For application procedures click here.

For application form click here.

For reference form click here.

MPH scholarship announcement click here.

To see the brochure click here.


Please send the required forms to

Asso. Prof. Dr. Wongsa Laohasiriwong (Vice Dean, Faculty of Public Health) email:

Prof. Dr. San San Myint Aung (Health Technical Advisor)           email:



Application for the Master of Public Health (MPH) for the academic year of 2017-2018 in BRAC University, Bangladesh.

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Please note that the application deadline is 15 Sepetmber 2016. The next MPH batch will start in the last week of January, 2017.

To see the scholarship flyer, click here.



Application for the Future for Nurture Award 2017 is opened!

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Conservation grant is for young, inspiring persons that combine their passion and actions to create concrete results in conservation of endangered species (animals, plants, or conservation of nature in general).

For the application criteria and application form: please click

For more information, please click here.

Please send this form to with subject: SURNAME CANDIDATE FFN Award 2017.

The deadline for your application: September 15th 2016.


Scholarships for PhDs in Physics and Astronomy, Sydney, Australia

Posted on: June 27, 2016

The department is currently seeking outstanding candidates for up to 20 PhD scholarships for 2016/17.

The deadline for expression of interest in undertaking a PhD project is Friday, 15 of July, 2016

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, and cover fees and a tax-free living allowance of AU$25849 per year. PhD students may also apply for research support for equipment and international travel of up to $25,000 over their degree.

For the Application form click here.

Academic Referee Report Form click here.

To prepare for the  proposal click here.

For more information click here.

To express interest please email with your CV by July 10th.




“PRO NATURA FUND 2016” granted by Japan Foundation (PNJF)

Posted on: June 17, 2016

“PRO NATURA FUND” is a conservation grant program funded by Pro Natura Foundation Japan (PNFJ). It supports investigation and research aiming at conservation of ecosystem, and enlightenment activities aiming at the improvement of conservation awareness. The deadline for this application is July 15, 2016.

Please click here for the application form and click here for Application Procedures and click here for guidance notes.