2021 KKU Scholarship for ASEAN and GMS Countries

Khon Kaen University has continually developed as of the date of foundation until today. The success of development and administration can be divided into 3 periods as follows:

  • First Period: Foundation and expansion of the university
  • Second Period: Development and building of bodies of knowledge
  • Third Period: The age of research university and leading research university

Khon Kaen University has become a Lifelong Learning Center from adjusting some campus areas as the social learning park such as the area by Sithan Lake, KKU sports center which now becomes the Sport Park. People from outside are able to use the areas.  The Natural Museum, Science Museum have been built as well as Nongkhai Aquarium. At the same time, there is conservation of original forest areas and birds for bird studies. Some areas have been modified into Agro Park and Culture Park. At present, many people from outside use and participate in the activities at these parks.

For quality management, Khon Kaen University is assessed by external organizations at the institutional level, faculty level, and program level based on the evaluation standard used in the country and abroad: QS Ranking, Times Higher Education, etc. In 2018, Khon Kaen University was assessed by THE (Times Higher Education) as the first of Thailand or the 15th – 40th of Asia and the 101st – 200th of the world in Social Impact.  

Within the country, Khon Kaen University is assessed by many systems such as the internal quality assurance by Office of Higher Education Commission (OHEC), by the Education Criteria for Performance Excellence (EdPEx) and TQA. In 2018, Khon Kaen University was assessed by the National Product Increase Institute of Ministry of Industry and received Thailand Quality Class (TQC). KKU is the first university of Thailand to receive this award.

The Khon Kaen University(KKU) invites nationals of ASEAN and GMS Countries to apply for the KKU Scholarship for ASEAN and GMS Countries’ Personnel of Academic Year 2021.

Eligibility
  • Be nationals of ASEAN and GMS countries (including Yunnan and Guangxi of China).
  • The applicant must not be over 40 years of age on the date of application.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree if applying for a Master Degree level and If applying for a Doctoral Degree level both degree holding of bachelor and master’s degree are required.
  • Have a good English proficiency.
  • Be of good health physically and mentally.
  • Fulfill all the requirements as per those who are eligible to study in that particular curriculum at Khon Kaen University.
Duration of scholarship
  • Master degree: 2years
  • Doctoral degree: 3years

Scholarship benefits

Scholarship type 1:

  • Tuition fee (not exceeding 280,000Baht per year and amount paid as actual expenses)
  • Accommodation and living allowance (cover for accommodation and living expenses 96,000 Baht per year)
  • Research or thesis allowance (cover the research/thesis costs 18,000Baht per year)
  • Travel expense*VISA   extension (VISA   extension   cost   not   exceeding   6,000   Baht) (first time within Thailand/one time only)

Scholarship type 2:

Scholarship from KKU’s budget:

  • Accommodation and living allowance (cover for accommodation and living expenses 96,000 Baht per year)
  • Travel expense*VISA   extension (VISA   extension   cost   not   exceeding   6,000   Baht) (first time within Thailand/one time only)

Scholarship from an external organization’s budget:

  • Tuition fee (amount paid as actual expenses)
  • Research or thesis allowance (cover the research/thesis costs 18,000Baht per year)

Scholarship type 3:

Scholarship from KKU’s budget:

  • Accommodation and living allowance (cover for accommodation and living expenses 96,000 Baht per year)
  • Travel expense*
  • VISA extension (VISA extension cost not exceeding 6,000 Baht) (first time within Thailand/one time only

Scholarship from Khon Kaen University Faculty’s budget:

  • Tuition fee (amount paid as actual expenses)
  • Research or thesis allowance (cover the research/thesis costs 18,000Baht per year)
  • *Travel expense
  • A round-trip air ticket (economy class) to and from the designated capital city or principle city (excluding domestic airfare both in Thailand and ASEAN or GMS countries), or transportation for a recipient from Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar covering transportation an amount of 5,000 Baht (lump sum)

**The scholarship excludes health insurance or accident insurance. The scholarship grantee should be responsible for this matter himself or herself. KKU has regulation that all international student need to hold valid health insurance during their studying**

How to apply
  • Application form and all relevant documents can be found at the International Affairs Division website at http://iad.kku.ac.th under topic ‘scholarship’.
  • Complete online application form, print out and countersign.
  • Download and complete form: KKU-Scholar II and KKU-Scholar III.
  • Scan application form together with KKU-Scholar II, KKU-Scholar III and all relevant documents as single file (pdf. file) then upload to the system.
Application deadline
  • The application and all relevant documents must be submitted no later than February 05, 2021at 04.00 pm. Thailand local time.
  • Late submission or incomplete application forms/documents will not be considered.

KKU Course List

https://iad.kku.ac.th/gms_scholarships_app/course_list.php

Document Checklist

https://iad.kku.ac.th/gms_scholarships_app/doc_check.php

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