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EPOP application form for March intake 2016 (New Form)

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Do you want to IMPROVE your English proficiency for further studies? Then EPOP is your solution. The application period is January 15 to February 15, 2016. Please click here to download the application form. Please email for more information.

Lingnan University Scholarship for the 2016-17

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Lingnan University is pleased to inform direct application for admission to undergraduate programmes such as Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Social Sciences to Non-local Student Scholarships for the 2016-17. Interested applicants should submit their online application visa the Online Application System no later than 30 March 2016. Should you have any queries, you are most welcome to contact the Registry Email:

The Hla Pe Memorial Prospect Burma Scholarship at SOAS University of London

Posted on: December 16, 2015

The Hla Pe Memorial Prospect Burma Scholarship is available to one student ordinarily resident in Burma/Myanmar to study any full-time Masters programme at SOAS University of London. The successful recipient will benefit from a £16,000 award to go towards the costs of tuition fees and accommodation in central London at International Students’ House. The deadline is 24 February 2016. Please click here for online application and click here for guidance notes.

Prospect Burma Scholarship 2016-2017

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Prospect Burma (PB) scholarship welcome application to study Governance, Public Administration, Development, Finance and Business, Economics and Law. This year PB will also accept applications in Computer Science and Computer Programming.

PB also will consider applications to study Education/Teaching, Environmental and Sustainability studies, Public and Community Health/Nursing, Human Rights, Journalism and Social Science. Please click PB new form to study in South-East Asia and Hong Kong, Please click PB new form to study outside South-East Asia and Hong Kong, Please click PB guidance note for 2016-2017. The deadline of PB new form is March 18, 2016.

Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA)- 2016-2017

Posted on: December 4, 2015

The Civil Society Scholar Awards (CSSA) support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources that enrich socially-engaged research and critical scholarship in their home country or region. The awards support activities such as field work (data collection) ; research visits to libraries, archives, or universities; course/curriculum development; and international collaboration leading to peer-reviewed publication. The application dead line is February 2, 2016.Strongly encouraging applicants to submit the application via online portal. Click here for CSSA announcement,CSSA application. CSSA faq, CSSA guidlines.

Scholarship available at Hong Kong Institute of Education

Posted on: December 1, 2015

Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd)- Scholarship available for Myanmar students to study bachelor of Arts. Applications will be considered on a rolling basic. The deadline of online application is January 27, 2016. Please click for the online application form and about HKIEd.

Full scholarship for Master of Arts in Economics and International Development Studies

Posted on: November 13, 2015

Full scholarship for Master of Arts Programs in Economics at Thammasat University and International Development studies at Chulalongkorn University. The deadline of the application form Economics is January 31, 2016 and the dead line of application for International Development Students is March 31, 2016. Please lick call for application, Economics application and International Development Studies application.

United World College (UWC) Scholarship for 2016

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Scholarship available for Myanmar students at the following United World Colleges (UWC): UWC China, located in Jiangsu Sheng, China, Li Po Chun United World College located in Hong Kong, The WUC Red Cross Nordic located in Norway and UWC USA located in New Mexico, USA. The dead line of UWC scholarship application is January 31, 2016. Please click for the application form and reference form.

Research Fellowships “Understanding Myanmar’s Development”

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Research Fellowship program funded by International Development Research Center (IDRC) call for application for the 2015-2016. The deadline for new applicant is EXTENTED to 15 November 2015. Click here for application form. Click here for guideline for research proposal. Click here for research fellowship announcement.

Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT) Scholarship

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Scholarships by Sirindhorn Institute of Technology Scholarship Fund are available to study in a master’s or doctoral program at Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University, Thailand. Click here for scholarship information.

Civil Society Leadership Awards (2016-2017)

Posted on: September 15, 2015

The Civil Society of Leadership Awards (CSLA) for master’s level studies beginning Fall 2016. 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. Deadline for applicants from China, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand is Oct 10, 2015: Click here to download the application form and click here to download the recommendation form.

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute and ASEAN Foundation Joint Post-Graduate Scholarship Program

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Apply to Post-Graduate Scholarship Program- The Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) and the ASEAN Foundation (AF) have entered into an agreement to develop highly qualified human resources in the area of science and technology within ASEAN member countries through the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute – ASEAN Foundation Post-Graduate Scholarship Program in Science and Technology. The CGI is a multidisciplinary post-graduate academic institute established in 2005, under the initiative of Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol. The aim of CGI is to employ the most recent interactive teaching techniques used in leading educational and research institutions to train students in the program to be effective thinkers and leaders in their fields of expertise, to better serve their countries’ needs towards sustainable development. The CGI is presently offering programs leading to a Post-Graduate diploma and Master’s degree in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology, and Chemical Biology. Click for the Application Form and the medical history and report.


Scholarship Program for Ph.D. Students from ASEAN to Study at Malaysia-Japan International Institue of Technology

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Apply to PH.D Program to study at MJIT- MJIIT has newly launched a scholarship program called “MJIIT ASEAN Student Incentive Award (PhD)”, offering 17 scholarships for students from ASEAN member countries to study Doctorate Degree Program at MJIIT, for intakes of September 2015/November 2015/February 2016/April 2016/September 2016. The scholarship program is funded by the Japanese government through the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF), aiming to contribute to the social and economic development of the Member Countries and to ASEAN integration, by developing highly skilled science and technology engineering professionals and researchers, who can apply acquired highly-technological knowledge and skills in public and private sectors in their home countries after graduation. Inquiries can be sent to Ms. Shahirah Binti Shahrudin ( Click HERE for the application guideline.

M.A. in Applied Conflict Transformation Studies at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

Posted on: July 24, 2015

Apply to master program in ACTS – The two-year masters program in Applied Conflict Transformation Studies at the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies is especially designed for a variety of peace workers from all sectors including NGOs, government, military, armed groups and business from all over the Asia-Pacific region. The application deadline is September 30, 2015. Please email for admission. Click for application form, reference form, prospectus, how to apply and for more information.

2015-2016 Mahidol-Norway Scholarship for Master and Doctoral degree

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Apply to Mahidol-Norway Scholarship – The Norwegian Embassy of Thailand in collaboration with Mahidol University have agreed to offer full scholarships for postgraduate studies (60 Master and 40 Doctoral scholarships) in 4 areas to Myanmar and ASEAN citizens as a measure to strengthen the process of capacity building in these countries. Eligible candidates can either communicate with the programme director or programme secretary and submit all required documentation directly to the programme or apply online via: . Click here for more information.

Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarships 2015 (MSc in Global Production Engineering and Management)

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Apply to Hinrich Foundation Scholarship- The Hinrich Foundation is encouraging bright motivated individuals with a keen interest in
footwear manufacturing and committed to pursuing a career in this field to apply for our comprehensive scholarship, skills training and career development opportunity. The program offer full scholarship support to Myanmar citizens seeking a Masters’s Degree in Global Production Engineering and Management at Vietnamese-German University (VGU) in Vietnam. The application deadline is June 15, 2015. Click HERE for more information and HF press release in Burmese version.


Apply to College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Apply to College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University- The college of Public Health Sciences (CPHS), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand is very pleased to announce the offering of the international graduate studies: Master’s and Ph.D;s degree programs in Public Health/ Public Health Sciences in a related field of studies: Public Health and Management, Community and Reproductive Health, Urban and Global Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Health Behavior, Thai Traditional & Alternative Medicines and Bio-molecular Technology. The deadline of the application is on March 10,2015 for the 1st semester and on May 8,2015 is for the 2nd semester. Click here for the online application website and the document application form. Please click here for the brochure, March and May intake.



ADB – Japan Scholarship Program

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Apply to ADB Japan Scholarship Program- It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries* to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. The ADB-JSP enrolls about 300 students annually in participating academic institutions located in 10 countries within the region. The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years. Click here for more information.