TICA’s Scholarships for Thai International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP), 2013/14


 

Royal Thai Government’s Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) is offering fully funded scholarships for Thai international postgraduate programme (TIPP) at Khon Kaen University, Kasetsart University, Naresuan University, Mae Fah Luang University, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Mahidol University, Prince of Songkla University, Chiang Mai University and Institute of Dermatology in Thailand. Each university is offering selected courses. Applicants from selected developing countries are eligible for these scholarships. The application deadline is November 30, 2013.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are offered in the themes Sufficiency Economy, Global Warming, Food Security and Public Health for the given master courses: Rural Development Management, Science program in Sustainable Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Natural Resource and Environmental Management, Energy Technology and Management, Environmental Management and Technology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Food Science, Agriculture (International Program), Postharvest Technology, Pharmacy Program and Agricultural Biotechnology, Engineering Program in Environmental Engineering, Diploma Degree in Dermatology and  Dermatosurgery, Public Health, Primary Health Care Management and Nursing Science (International Program).
Course Level: Scholarships are awarded for pursuing postgraduate taught degree program in Thailand. All courses will equip graduates with a Diploma’s degree or Master’s degree.
Scholarship Provider: Royal Thai Government’s Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand
Scholarship can be taken at: Thailand

Eligibility: To be considered for the Royal Thai Government Postgraduate Degree Programme, applicants must:
-Be nominated by their respective governments;
-To be under forty (45) years of age;
-Be academically qualified to attend the study;
-Have a good command of written and spoken English.
-Be in good health, both physically and mentally;
Each participant should have a health certificate provided by an authorized physician. This form is also attached together with the application form. Pregnancy is regarded as a disqualifying condition for participation in the course.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarships offered under the Thai International Postgraduate Programme for the 2014 academic year are available to prospective government officials from the Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Djibouti, El Salvador, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Marshalls Islands, Micronesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Island, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda and Vanuatu.

Scholarship Description: The Thai International Postgraduate Programme (TIPP) established in 1999, with the aim of expanding Thailand’s commitment to fostering cooperation partnerships among developing countries.  The programme set up by the Royal Thai Government’s Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is designed to provide fully-funded fellowships to allow outstanding students to study in Thailand. An important aspect of the programme is its focus on enhancing educational standards in the Asian region while helping to improve cross-cultural understanding and relationships between Thailand and its development partners. The first TIPP courses began in the 2000 academic year with students from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam. The programme has now been expanded to include applicants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Djibouti, El Salvador, Eritrea, Fiji, Gambia, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Marshalls Islands, Micronesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Island, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda and Vanuatu.

What does it cover? The following costs will be borne by the Royal Thai Government and administered by Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA):
-A round-trip air ticket: An economy class air ticket from an appropriate international airport to Bangkok will be issued to each awardee by a representative of Thai Airways International, or through the National Airline Office in the awardee’s country. A return air ticket will be issued and provided to each awardee before their course ends. Should the awardees buy the air tickets by themselves, without TICA’s special instruction, they are not eligible to reimburse its expenses from the Royal Thai Government.
-A settlement allowance and a monthly living allowance in Thai Baht
-Accommodation for the duration of the awardee’s stay in Thailand
-Tuition and supplementary fees (paid directly to the training institute)
-Life and health insurance: Health services relating to dental treatment, glasses and any kind of sickness that happened before awardee arrive Thailand are not covered by the health insurance provided by the Royal Thai Government.

Notification: The selection results will be released to the respective governments in March 2014. Applicants should contact their government’s focal agencies for the list of awardees.

How to Apply: Applicants wishing to apply for the Thai International Postgraduate Programme must be nominated by their respective governments. They should complete the TICA application form (available from Royal Thai Embassies and Royal Thai Consulates) and submit it to the Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate in their home country.  The forms will then be forwarded to TICA for screening.Applications must
Be made on TICA’s Scholarship Application Form;
Be typed;
Be endorsed by the applicant’s working agency and government;
Be forwarded to TICA through the Royal Thai Embassy in the applicant’s country;
Include medical examination forms that have been completed by a certified medical practitioner;
Include copies of degree certificate and transcripts (mark sheets) of the applicant’s studies in English;
Include copies of English language certificate (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS);
Be submitted along with the additional requirements of each course.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Complete applications should reach TICA before November 30, 2013

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Malaysia International Scholarships 2013

Malaysia International Scholarships (MIS)

Last updated: 22 Jan 2013

Gov’t of Malaysia
MS/PhD/PostDoc

Deadline: 30 March 2013
Study in: Malaysia
Course starts 2013

 Brief description:

The Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) for International Students is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brains 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.

 Host Institution(s):

Malaysian Public and Private Universities

 Field(s) of study:

This scholarship is divided into two (2) categories of study: Postgraduate and Post-doctoral Studies. Field of studies are in the following priority areas:

a) Science and Engineering
b) Agriculture and Fisheries
c) Economics and Islamic Finance
d) Information and Communication Technology
e) Biotechnology
f) Biosecurity and Food Safety
g)  Infrastructure and Utility
h) Environmental Studies
i)  Health including but not limited to, nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy

*Applicants may choose any related course within the field/areas mentioned above

 Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

 Target group:

Talented international students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Each scholarship consists of:

a) Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia
b) An approved tuition fees
c) Monthly maintenance allowance
d) Annual grant for books and internal travel
e) Medical / Health Insurance
f) Installation and Termination grant
g) Thesis allowance (will be paid at the beginning of research (after proposal defense) and the balance will be paid only upon submission of the thesis) – For PhD and Post-Doctoral only
h) A conference travel grant and journal publication grant (PhD and Post-Doctoral only)

* The Government of Malaysia reserves the rights to review the value of awards at anytime (and if such changes are made, the value of scholarship will be changed and the effective date will be informed to the successful candidates).

 Eligibility:

To be eligible for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS), applicants must fit the following criteria:-

a) Not be more than 40 years of age during application.

b) Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper (Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor Degree Level for Masters Degree applicants and for PhD candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Masters degree level in a similar field of intended PhD study. In addition, for post-doctoral programme, the selection will be evaluated based on the number of books produced, refereed/non refereed journals, portfolio and patent copyright. The Post-Doctoral candidate must have excellent reputation in research and possesses knowledge related to the research to be carried out.

c) Took one of the following English Language Proficiency Test not more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required:

– IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5; or

– TOEFL paper-based test with a score of at least 580 or computer-based test with a score of at least 230 or internet-based test with a score at least 92.

d) In excellent health condition and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants

e) Wrote a proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Malaysia (research-based programme only)

f) Has applied for and gained admission to postgraduate and post-doctoral studies in Malaysia (conditional letters of offer will be accepted at the time of application or has a confirmation of acceptance or affiliation with the universities in Malaysia).

 Application instructions:

 All applications should be made ONLINE through Ministry of Higher Education’s website starting from 15 January until 30 March 2013. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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