Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Thailand: Loom Khong Pijay (GMSARN) Scholarships


The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) promotes technological change and sustainable development in the AsianPacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world. Recognized for its multinational, multi- cultural ethos, the Institute operates as a self-contained international community at its campus located 40 km (25 miles) north of Bangkok.

Loom Khong Pijay (GMSARN) Scholarships

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) consists of Cambodia, China (Yunnan & Guanxi Provinces), Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. AIT’s focal point for GMS activities is in the networking under the Greater Mekong Subregion Academic and Research Network (GMSARN). GMSARN seeks to ensure that the holistic intellectual knowledge and assets generated, developed and maintained are shared by organizations within the region. Primary emphasis is placed on complementary linkages between technological and socio-economic development issues. GMSARN now includes 15 region's top-ranking academic and research institutions.

The first phase of operation of GMSARN was to establish the structure for networking for collaboration among leading academic and research institutes in GMS region. Now in the second phase, GMSARN will strive to develop high-level academicians and researchers for networking. Thus, AIT has received funding from the Royal Thai Government to establish 10 scholarships to assist human resource development in these thematic areas deemed important for GMS: (1) Infrastructure Development (2) Energy Technology (3) Oil, Gas and Natural Resources Development and (4) Environmental Engineering and Management. A full scholarship will be granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate achievements from any of the other 5 countries in GMS to pursue a master’s degree at AIT

Details of the Scholarships

The scholarships provide an opportunity for students of diverse backgrounds from all countries in Asia to study  and do research work together in the truly international environment at AIT, to build a good foundation for  international understanding among people of Asia.  Each scholarship award covers tuition and fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s  residential campus, for the entire period of the 22-month master’s degree program.

Tuition and registration fees for 4 semesters 752,000 Baht
Accommodation and bursary for living expenses for 22 months 214,500 Baht
Total Value of Scholarship ( ~ 31 Thai Baht = 1 USD) 966,500 Baht

Who are Eligible to apply?

 Any citizen of Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and China (Yunnan & Guanxi Provinces).
 Graduated in related fields from accredited institution.
 Have a good education record in a 4-year undergraduate program with CGPA above 3.5 or equivalent, 
and high proficiency in English (a TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent).

Application / Nomination Deadline 15 April 2012.

Nominations from Department Heads and Faculty Advisors of prospective candidates are invited by filling the 
attached form and fax it to 662-524-5069 or send by email to The nominees are then requested to fill the application form downloadable from or apply on-line there. If any required document is not yet available, please indicate and submit later. 

For details on the available fields of study, link to School websites at 

For further details of  Scholarships, contact Ms Wannapa Pliansri at +662-524-5071 or send email to

Please quote on your application when applying for this scholarship

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