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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.

Hong Kong Institute of Education Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Apply to HKIEd Scholarship Program – HKIEd is pleased to announce the undergraduate program for Burmese scholars. Successful applicants will receive full funding to attend full-time studies at Hong Kong Institue of Education University. You have to apply directly to the website, Please click here for more information.


Hong Kong University Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Apply to Hong Kong University Undergraduate Program- Hong Kong University is pleased to announce the undergraduate program for Burmese scholars. Successful applicants will receive full funding to attend full-time studies at Hong Kong University. The deadline for the application is October 31st, 2014. Click here for program overview and application form.



Chevening Awards in Burma

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Apply to Chevening Scholarship – Chevening Scholarship are awarded to talented professionals who are future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers. The Scholarship not only offer financial support to study at the Master’s degree at the UK’s leading university, but the opportunities to become part of the influential and highly regarded global network. The application will close on 15 November at 23:59 GMT. Click here for more information.

EPOP is Now Accepting New Application

Posted on: August 4, 2014

Apply to EPOP – We are very delighted to announce that Exam Preparation Project (EPOP) is now accepting new applications for the next semester starting on 15th September, 2014. We are seeking committed,  community-minded individual in Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia who would like to improve their professional and academic knowledge with our online e-learning English Courses. The deadline for the application is August 17th, 2014. Please click here for more information.

Guangxi Government Scholarship for ASEAN Students

Posted on: May 7, 2014

Apply to Guangxi Government Scholarship - Guangxi Government Scholarship for ASEAN Students was established by the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in 2010 for the purpose to fund the students and research scholars from ASEAN Countries who intend to study or make scientific research in the institutions of higher learning of Guangxi, and to increase and develop international exchanges and cooperation between Guangxi and ASEAN countries in education.

Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program at Zhejiang University in China, 2014

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Apply to Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program – “Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program” is a full scholarship program established by BAI XIAN Education Foundation Limited at Zhejiang University to sponsor high-caliber Asian young students to participate in Two-year English-taught program “Master in Public Administration: Asia Synergy Program for Future Leaders”. The Scholarship Program aims to enhance the exchanges amongst young Asian students, promote cross-cultural understanding and trust, foster future Asian leaders who are able to lead the direction of world development, and therefore build a more harmonious international environment for the friendly exchanges among Asian countries and hence the peace of world. Click HERE for online application system. The deadline for the application is May 30,2014.

Apply to New Zealand ASEAN Scholar Awards

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Apply to New Zealand ASEAN Scholarship Awards – The New Zealand- ASEAN Awards recognize New Zealand’s close cultural, economic, and geographic ties with Southeast Asia. They seek to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to the economic, social, and political development of their region. Awards are offered for post-graduate level study. Awards for students from Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are managed by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The application deadline is 13 June, 2014. Click for application form and general information.

Civil Society Award 2014-2015

Posted on: March 24, 2014

Apply to Civil Society Award – Civil Society Awards support international academic mobility to enable doctoral students and university faculty to access resources essential to their professional development as a scholar, teacher, or public intellectual. The awards support innovative projects that will enrich research, facilitate the exchange of ideas, and help build international networks. Click here for more information and program overview and preliminary application instruction.


Scholarship for Master students from ASEAN

Posted on: March 24, 2014

Apply to scholarship for Master students from ASEAN – MJIT has newly launched a scholarship program called ” MJIT ASEAN Student Incentive Award”, offering 25 scholarships for ASEAN member countries to study Master’s degree program at MJIT, for intake of September 2014/November 2014 and February 2015.  Click here for the application guideline.

ADB – Japan Scholarship Program

Posted on: March 6, 2014

Apply to ADB Japan Scholarship Program – Scholarships are for a period of one to two years and are awarded at designated institutions (DIs) in the Asia and Pacific region. Studies in economics, business and management, science and technology and other development- related fields are eligible. The maximum duration if award is two years for the MA, MS & MBA Program. In cases where a PhD program is approved the duration is also two years.

2014 Silk-Road Scholarship for Humanities and Social Sciences

Posted on: March 6, 2014

Apply to Silk- Road Scholarship – We are pleased to announce the call for 2014 Silk-Road Scholarship application. The Silk-Road Scholarship Program is jointly funded by the SBS Foundation and Seoul National University, established in Fall 2009. This program is designed specially for students wishing to study Humanities and Social Sciences. The application deadline is on 21 March, 2014. Click for more information and application.

Study Master’s and Ph.D’s Program in Public Health & Public Health Sciences at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Posted on: February 25, 2014

Apply to Public Health & Public Health Sciences - 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. The application deadline is March 31, 2014 and Arpril 30, 2014. Click for Application form, Course Description, Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health Science, Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health, Master of Public Health and Master of Sciences in Public Health.


Australia Awards Scholarships in Myanmar

Posted on: February 19, 2014

Apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship – Australia’s international development assistance in Myanmar aims to overcome poverty. The Australia Aid Program in Myanmar focuses on four key objectives: improving the delivery of basic education and health services to the poor, improving the livelihoods of the rural poor, addressing the needs of conflict and disaster affected people, supporting reform and improved governance. These scholarships provide the citizens of Myanmar with the opportunities to obtain an undergraduate and postgraduate at an Australian tertiary institution. The deadline for application is 30 April 2014. Click for application process  and scholarship information session.

KAAD – AIT Scholarship Program

Posted on: February 17, 2014

Apply to KAAD – AIT Scholarship Program – The KAAD, by its German name in full known as Katholischer Adademischer Auslander Dients (the Catholic Academic Support Service for Foreign Students, Germany) has since long, provided scholarships for young professionals in need of such support from countries around the world. Based on the agreement between the KAAD and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the two organizations jointly provide scholarship support for qualified applicants from Cambodia, Laos, Laos, Myanmar, Timor Leste and Vietnam to pursue master’s or doctoral degree program studies at the AIT. Interested applicants should apply by 30 April 2014 (extended to 15 May 2014). Click here for applications.

Student Work Adancement Program

Posted on: February 7, 2014

Student Work Adancement Program (SWAP) – The Student Work Adancement Program (SWAP) works specifically with current students from Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia and Laos (recent graduates) at university in Asia with the support for scholarships administered by Thabyay Education Network (TEN). Click here for more information.

Community Development and Civic Empowerment (CDCE) Course at Chiang Mai University

Posted on: January 16, 2014

Apply to CDCE Scholarship – CDCE is a three months certificate course in developing management and community development theory. For over 6 years, CDCE has been building the capacity of local agent for grassroots social transformation in Myanmar. We accept particular from NGOs, Media groups, religious organizations, non formal education institute and civic empowerment organizations who focus on strengthening community participation in development and governance. Click for the application and program summary. The application deadline is February 14, 2014.

Child’s Dream Scholarships for 2014-2015 for Undergraduate Programs

Posted on: January 15, 2014

Apply to Child’s Dream Scholarship – Child’s Dream Association awards scholarships for selected undergraduate programmes leading to a Bachelor degree in Thailand. Scholarships will be granted on the basis of financial need, academic records and applicant’s long term plans. Scholarships are awarded to applicants who do not need to the criteria but who are willing and likely to return to Myanmar to focus on the development of their country, its education system, and/or promote social reconciliation. Click here for the application. The application deadline is February 28, 2014.

Chinese Government Scholarship – Chinese Universities Program

Posted on: January 15, 2014

Apply to Chinese Government Scholarship – In order to promote the mutual understanding, Cooperation and exchanges in Politics, economy, culture, education and trade between China and other countries the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and students to study and research in Chinese universities. Academic programs of Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Law, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy, and Arts in 252 designated in Chinese Universities are available to scholarship winners. Click here for more information.

Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) Scholarships for Myanmar 2014

Posted on: January 15, 2014

Apply to NMFA scholarship – Recognizing that education is essential for sustainable development, the NMFA is offering scholarships to eligible Myanmar citizens for post-graduate studies at the Asian Institute of Technology. Through this scholarship program the Royal Norwegian Government seeks to contribute to capacity development in all relevant sectors for the sustainable transformation of Myanmar into a modern nation that builds its own sustainable future. The application deadline is on 21st February, 2014.

Prospect Burma (PB) Scholarship application form 2014-2015

Posted on: December 20, 2013

Apply to Prospect Burma (PB) scholarship – This year PB particularly welcome applications to study Governance, Public Administration, Development, Economics and Law.PB also consider application to study Agriculture/Forestry/Fisheries, Education/Teaching, Environmental Studies, Public and Community Health/Nursing, Human Rights and Social Work. Click for Guidance Note and Application Form. Click here for the new applicants applying outside of South East Asia and Hong Kong. The dead line of the application is February 28, 2014.

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship for Foreign Students, 2014/2015

Posted on: December 19, 2013

Apply to Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship – The government of Brunei Darussalam is offering annual scholarships for foreign students to study at University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD), Islam Sultan Sharif Ali University (UNISSA) and Brunei Institute of Technology (ITB) in Brunei. These scholarships are awarded to the students of ASEAN, OIC, Commonwealth Member Countries and others. The application deadline is January 17,2014. Click here for further Scholarship information and application.

UPEACE Scholarship

Posted on: December 9, 2013

Apply to UPEACE Scholarship – The UN mandated university for Peace (UPEACE), located in Costa Rica, is currently enrolling graduate students for the academic year 2014-2015. UPEACE provides a multicultural learning environment where more than 60 nationalities are represented. Click here for UPEACE Flyer.

Emile-Boutmy Scholarship

Posted on: December 3, 2013

Apply for the Emile-Boutmy Scholarship – Sciences Po created the Emile Boutmy scholarship after the founder of Sciences Po (1871) in order to welcome the very best international students from outside of the European Union. The Emile Boutmy scholarship is awarded to top students whose profiles match the admissions priorities of Sciences Po and individual course requirements. Click here for more information. Apply Chinese Government Special Scholarship Postgraduate Program

2014 NUS MBA Study Scholarships for International Students in Singapore

Posted on: December 2, 2013

Apply for the 2014 NUS MBA Study Scholarships for International Students in Singapore – National University of Singapore is offerings a wide range of scholarships ranging from 15% to 100% tuition grant plus living allowances. NUS MBA Study Awards will be awarded to deserving full-time candidates of all nationalities and part-time Singaporean candidates who show case well-rounded, exceptional and promising profiles. Application deadline is 31 January 2014.

Dr Goh Keng Swee (GKS) Scholarship

Posted on: December 2, 2013

Apply Dr Goh Keng Swee (GKS) Scholarship – The Dr Goh Keng Swee (GKS) Scholarship is a private sector scholarship administered by the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS). Each year, 3 to 4 scholarships are awarded to outstanding individuals from 15 Asia Pacific economies (Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, PRC, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar) to pursue undergraduate studies at local universities in Singapore. The application deadline is on 19 February 2014.

Shanghai Jiao Tong Scholarship

Posted on: December 2, 2013

Apply for the Shanghai Jiao Tong Scholarship – Shanghai Jiao Tong University is pleased to announce the 2014 Chinese Government Scholarship Program for full-time postgraduate studies at the university. Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35. Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have master’s degree and be under the age of 40. Deadline for applicants is March 15, 2014.

United World Colleges (Full scholarships available for Myanmar applicants)

Posted on: November 29, 2013

Apply to United World Colleges (Full scholarships available for Myanmar applicants) – The UWC movement aims to make education a force to unit people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. Students are selected from around the global at a pre-university level, based on merit and regardless of their financial status and ethnic, religious or educational background. The deadline of the application is 31st January, 2014. Click for Application form and Reference form.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Taiwan Scholarship

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Apply Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Taiwan Scholarship – The MOFA Taiwan Scholarship continues to encourage outstanding students to purse academic degrees in Taiwan and to deepen their understanding of Taiwan’s academic environment, thereby enhancing exchanges and building friendships between Taiwan and their home nations. Recipients may apply for admission to any degree program leading to an Undergraduate, Master or Doctoral degree, excluding in-service programs.

Taiwan ICDF Scholarship

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Apply for the Taiwan ICDF Scholarship – Higher Education Scholarship Program International education and training has long been one of the TaiwanICDF’s core operations, among many others. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph D programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.

Oxford-Lady Gore- Booth Scholarship

Posted on: November 19, 2013

Apply the Oxford-Lady Gore- Booth Scholarship – Prospect Burma is pleased to announce the launch of the Oxford-Lady Gore Booth Memorial Graduate Scholarship for Burmese Scholars. Successful applicants will receive full funding to attend full-time or part-time Master’s studies at St Hugh’s College, Oxford University. The eligible full-time courses are: MSc Global Governance & Diplomacy and MSc Education. The eligible part-time courses are: MSt International Human Rights Law and MSc learning and Teaching. Applications deadline is until end of January 2014.

Master of Arts in International Development Studies at Chulalongkorn University

Posted on: October 25, 2013

Apply Master of Arts in International Development Studies at Chulalongkorn University – The International Development Studies programme is the first of its kind at Chulalongkorn University and quite unique in the Greater Mekong Sub-region. This programme is one of the first in Southeast Asia to offer multidisciplinary training in international development; integrating academic, technical, managerial, and professional training, with a particular focus on policy. Click for Application. The application deadline is March 31st, 2014.