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Scholarship deadline: March 31, 2019

Application deadline: June 30, 2019

Application extended: July 25, 2019

Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded on a very competitive basis.

Each scholarship award covers full tuition and registration fees plus accommodation and a bursary for living expenses on AIT’s residential campus, 

Scholarships for the Master’s degree program cover the entire period of 22-24 months (four semesters)

Scholarships for the Doctoral degree program cover a 41-month period (7 semesters) 

These scholarship criteria may differ according to sponsors.

AIT Fellowships

Deadline for AIT Fellowship for August 2019 Intake: 30 June 2019

AIT Fellowship is a form of financial aid that provides an opportunity for admissible students from all over the world to study together at AIT. It helps subsidise part of the study cost by covering full, or a portion of, tuition for qualified students while the students are responsible for the rest of the tuition, the registration fees (20,000 Baht per semester to maintain student status) and the living expenses (around 11,500‐15,000 Baht per month)

Each school has its Selection Committee. The Selection Committee will propose the value of fellowship grant for each applicant (if eligible) for approval by the School Dean. This fellowship grant can only be given once before the enrollment and cannot be changed over the entire study period.

August 2019 Semester

Available Scholarships and Eligibility

For the Department of Development and Sustainability

Her Majesty the Queen’s Scholarships

This scholarship is granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate achievements from any Asian country to pursue a Master’s Degree in the environment-related field offered at the School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD).

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Thai national or other nationalities in the Asian region.
  • Graduated in related fields from an accredited institution.
  • Have a high proficiency in English (Applicants reside in Thailand can take the AIT English Test administered by the AIT Language Center)
  • Have an excellent academic record in a 4-year or equivalent undergraduate program
    • From universities with QS Ranking within 1,000 with cGPA 3.0 and above (or equivalent), or
    • From other universities with cGPA 3.5 and above (or equivalent)

Coverage

Each scholarship award covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses on AIT’s residential campus, for the entire period of the 22-month Master’s Degree program.

Nominations

Note: Nominated applicants with a commitment will be considered for admission more favorably.

Nominations from the Department Heads or the Faculty Advisors of the prospective candidates will be invited by filling up the Nomination Form.

Loom Nam Khong Pijai (GMS Scholarships)

The Loom Nam Khong Pijai Scholarships are granted by the Royal Thai Government in honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The aim of the scholarship is to assist human resource development in 6 Greater Mekong Sub-region countries in any field of study related to the following four thematic areas:

  1. Infrastructure Development
  2. Energy Technology
  3. Oil, Gas and Natural Resources Development
  4. Environmental Engineering and Management.

The scholarship provides an opportunity for students of diverse backgrounds from Greater Mekong Sub-region to study and do research work together in the truly international environment at AIT and to build a good foundation for international understanding among people of Asia.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Citizens of Thailand, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam and China (Yunnan and Guangxi provinces)
  • Graduated in related fields from an accredited institution
  • Have a good education record in a 4-year or equivalent undergraduate degree program
  • Have a high proficiency in English as required by AIT (Applicants in Thailand can take the AIT English Test administered by the AIT Language Center)
  • From universities with QS Ranking within 1000 with cGPA 3.0 and above (or equivalent) or from other universities with cGPA 3.5 and above (or equivalent).

Coverage

Each Scholarship award covers tuition and registration fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses on AIT’s residential campus, for the entire period of the 22-month Master’s Degree program.

Nominations

Note: Nominated applicants with a commitment will be considered more favorably for admission.

Nominations from the Department Heads or the Faculty Advisors of the prospective candidates are invited by filling up the Nomination Form.

KURITA Scholarships

Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF) was established by a Public Interest Incorporated Foundation under the Japanese Law on 12 March 1997 aiming to contribute to the development of new technologies of water conservation and environmental protection. KWEF has approved with its research grant program to support academic researchers in the following fields:

Master Degree in:

  • Water Engineering and Management (WEM), School of Engineering and Technology (SET)
  • Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM), School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)
  • Natural Resources Management (NRM), School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)

Eligibility

  • Nationality: All Asian countries
  • Applicant with physical impediment is encouraged to apply
  • Applicants must fulfill the AIT Entry Requirements  
  • Four years of undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English proficiency requirement: TOEFL (computer-based test 210 or iBT 76) or IELTS 6 (writing and overall) or AIT-EET score of 6 or equivalent.

Coverage

Kurita Scholarship covers the tuition and registration fees, bursary and accommodation allowances, medical insurance, visa renewal fee, research grant, and round-trip air ticket fare from home country. In addition, the selected candidates may have an opportunity to join a short-term internship at Kurita Water Industries Ltd., Japan during their study at AIT.

Gender and fisheries scholarship at AIT (GAFS-AIT scholarship)

Two partial scholarships available for qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate achievements from any Asian country to pursue a Master’s Degree in Gender and Fisheries. One scholarship each is available to study these two academic programs under School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD):

  • Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management; and
  • Gender and Development Studies

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Any Asian nationality
  • Have a high proficiency in English as required by AIT
  • Have an excellent academic record in a Bachelor’s degree
  • Fulfill the general admission criteria for AIT
  • A statement of purpose is required to express the applicant’s interest in studying gender and fisheries

Coverage

Each scholarship award covers tuition fees for 15 credits as GAFS-AIT (Gender and Fisheries Section of Asian Fisheries Society and Asian Institute of Technology) scholarship. Exceptional candidates may be offered with an additional fellowship credits from AIT. Registration fees, accommodation, insurance and living expenses are to be covered by the candidate themselves.

Deadline

30 June 2019

Contact

Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management: Assoc Prof. Salin Krishna, salinkr@ait.asia

Gender and Development Studies: Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe, kyokok@ait.asia

Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP)

ADB-JSP scholarships are awarded at designated institutions (DIs) in the Asia and Pacific region for studies in economics, business and management, science and technology and other development-related fields.

Eligibility

  • A national of an ADB borrowing member country   (applicants from countries that are no longer borrowing from ADB are not eligible for the ADB-JSP Scholarship)
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with superior academic record.
  • At least two (2) years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree) at a time of application.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies.
  • Not more than 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programs which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years old.
  • In good health.
  • Should agree to return to his/her home county after completion of studies under the Program.
  • Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Staff of AIT are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country are not eligible for the scholarships.
  • ADB-JSP does not support applicants who are already enrolled in graduate degree programs.
  • ADB-JSP does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, and research projects.

Selection Criteria

  • Priority to the ranking, or order of merit, proposed by AIT.
  • Applicants with less than two years of work experience will not be selected.
  • Preference to women candidates.
  • Preference to applicants with lesser financial capacity. Family income should be no more than USD 50,000 per year and individual income should not be more than USD 25,000 per year.
  • The Program will, in principle, not support applicants who have previously studied abroad.
  • The Program will, in principle, not support applicants who are pursuing a second MA.
  • Candidates who are applying at Designated Institute in their own country may not be selected.
  • Diversification of nationality in the overall Program as well as at each DI level will be considered.
  • The Program encourages studies in line with core areas of ADB’s Strategy 2020, which address poverty reduction through infrastructure, environment, regional cooperation and integration, finance sector development, and education. Strategy 2020, ADB’s strategy, sets ADB’s strategic course for its operations to the year 2020.

For more details, please refer to this LINK.

The following documents are required

  • Copy of Degree Certificate and Transcript of 4 years of undergraduate degree program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English Proficiency Requirement: TOEFL (computer based 213 or iBT 80), or IELTS 6 (writing and overall) or equivalent
  • Work certificate provided by the employer
  • Income statement. If married, please submit the spouse income statement; otherwise, parent income statement
  • ADB-JSP Information sheet

Procedures for Applying

  1. Applicants should request information and application forms from the chosen DI (e.g. AIT). Applicants are encouraged to access various resources, including the DI’s website & handbooks, and DI information sessions held in-country, to assist them in making an informed decision on the DI and course they wish to undertake.
  2. Applicants should indicate to AIT that they are applying for admission and that they would like to be considered for the ADB-JSP Scholarship. The completed DI application form and required documentation, including the ADB-JSP Information Sheet form, should be submitted to AIT. Applicants must ensure that they submit accurate and complete documentation. Failure to do so may result in an application not being processed or to an award being terminated if documentation or information provided is later determined to be false. Applicants are required to submit their latest Income Tax Return or Certification of their Annual Salary/Monthly Salary, whichever is available. They should also submit a Certification of Family Income (Parent’s Income/Spouse if married).
  3. AIT will screen and rank the applicants, based on its own selection criteria, keeping in view the eligibility requirements and selection criteria of the ADB. In the evaluation process, AIT may contact the candidates for further information. AIT will then submit its ranked list of applicants to ADB, including a description of the score/grading system which is the basis for the ranking.
  4. ADB will review the submission from AIT and recommend awardees based on the selection criteria of ADB to the Executive Director of Japan for formal approval.
  5. Upon approval by the Executive Director of Japan, ADB will advise AIT on the successful candidates.
  6. AIT will inform all applicants of the outcome of the selection process and begin to make arrangements for the awardees to take up their scholarships.
  7. AIT will arrange for the signing of the Acceptance of Scholarship Award by awardee wherein the scholars agree that after completion of their study, they will return to their home country.
  8. ADB will send an appropriate congratulatory letter to each scholar.

Coverage

  1. Tuition fees (actual costs)
  2. Housing (based on the actual cost of dormitory housing or a reasonable allowance for appropriate off campus housing—to be agreed upon between each DI and ADB).
  3. Subsistence Allowance including housing allowance (a flat allowance to be agreed upon between each DI and ADB).
  4. Student Medical and accident insurance (flat allowance).
  5. Books (a flat allowance to be agreed upon between each DI and ADB).
  6. Economy class air travel at the most direct route to and from the DI and the awardee’s home country (actual costs).
  7. Miscellaneous expenses related to travel such as visa fees, airport taxes, luggage allowance, etc. (a flat allowance).
  8. Excess luggage up to 20 kgs may be financed during return travel to the home country (actual costs).
  9. Thesis/Research Allowance is intended to cover the scholar’s research expenditures and can be used for such expenditure items as photocopying, school supplies, typing and computer charges, postage, communications, binding charges, local travel costs and accommodation for out-of-town trips. (a flat allowance)
  10. Scholars are expected to have sufficient skills in language and computer to undertake their study program. However, in special cases where additional training is deemed necessary, expenditures incurred to improve language proficiency and computer literacy may be covered under the scholarship (actual costs).
  11. The ADB-JSP does not cover: expenses for the scholar family; extra-curricular courses or training; additional travel during the course of study program; additional expenses related to supplementary educational materials, field trips, or participation in workshops, seminars, or internships while at the DI or purchase of educational equipment such as computers.

Policies and Procedures

  1. The ADB-JSP Scholarship is for the scholar only and does not cover expenses for the scholar’s dependents.
  2. DIs are encouraged to provide tuition fee discounts to outstanding scholars, as agreed with ADB.
  3. Preparatory/bridging courses, such as English proficiency or computer literacy courses, can be funded by ADB-JSP. These courses should be undertaken within AIT.
  4. Expenses relating to activities not directly related to the pursuit of the degree, such as attendance in a conference and other similar activities, are not financed under the ADB-JSP.
  5. Subsistence allowances are normally given to the scholars at the beginning of each month. However, AIT may disburse allowances according to their practice.
  6. For expenses related to air travel, AIT should provide ADB with a copy of the scholars’ air tickets from their home countries to AIT. Return travel is paid upon successful completion of studies.
  7. An establishment allowance may be provided to new scholars to help with initial costs of setting up their temporary home at AIT. This is paid only once at the start of the scholarship (a flat allowance).
  8. The ADB-JSP scholarship only supplements, and does not duplicate, any other source of financial support/fellowship the scholar might have. Scholars must inform the ADB-JSP if they have other sources of scholarship funds. The ADB-JSP stipend may be withdrawn completely or partially if during the scholarship period the program has evidence of additional sources of support.

For more details on ADB-JSP please visit this LINK

Guidelines

A. Terms of Awards

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 of the scholarship award is two years for the MA, MS, & MBA Program.

Remarks: Government of Japan has made clear that it would support only up to 2 years, consistent with similar assistance that it is coursing through other international development institutions.

B. Renewal of Scholarships
  1. The initial scholarship period is one year. An appropriate extension for the second year of study shall be conditional on the scholar’s maintaining a satisfactory level of performance as determined by AIT.
  2. Extension of scholarships will not be allowed, in principle, beyond the two-year period.
  3. Scholarships may be suspended for a maximum of twelve months or two semesters, if deemed necessary for valid reasons such as health or family reasons.
  4. The total number of scholarship awards is reviewed and set yearly by ADB. Within the total number of scholars, ADB will approve new scholars based upon the recommendation of AIT when incumbent scholars complete studies or withdraw their scholarships.
C. Deferment of Awards

Deferment of awards may be granted for up to a maximum of six months or one semester, at the discretion of AIT. AIT should submit the request for deferral to the ADB. Deferrals maybe approve for valid reasons, including pregnancy, unresolved family issues, or failure to obtain a visa. If a student cannot take up the offer within one year after the year for which it is awarded, he/she has to reapply for the scholarship.

D. Replacement of Dropouts

Replacement of scholars who have dropped from the Program is not allowed during the academic year.

E. Transfer of Scholarships

A transfer from one course of study to another, or to another institution, is not allowed.

F. Special Conditions
  1. In accepting the ADB-JSP scholarship, scholars should commit themselves to return to, and work in their home countries for a period of at least 2 years after completion of their studies.
  2. In accepting the ADB-JSP scholarship, scholars consent to the employment restriction policy of the ADB-JSP and acknowledge that they will not be able to work at ADB for two years after completion of their academic programs.
G. Termination of Scholarships

Scholarships may be terminated upon the recommendation of AIT, at any time, for failure to make satisfactory academic progress, failure to comply with the laws of the host country, Thailand, misconduct, or breaches of the conditions of the ADB-JSP or the student visa.

External Scholarships/Fellowships

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who wish to pursue a Master Degree in a development-related field.

JJWBGSP offers scholarships for over 200 Preferred Programs spanning a wide array of development topics and for 14 Partner Programs at universities in U.S., Africa and Japan in key areas of development, including economic policy management, tax policy, and infrastructure management.

After earning their degree, developing country scholars commit to returning to their home country to use their new skills to contribute to their countries’ social and economic development.

AIT is listed in the Preferred Programs for the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP).

The following 9 academic programs are listed for August 2019 Intake:

  1. Master’s in Agricultural Systems and Engineering (ASE)
  2. Master’s in Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management (AARM)
  3. Master’s in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM)
  4. Master’s in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT)
  5. Master’s in Gender and Development Studies (GDS)
  6. Master’s in Natural Resources Management (NRM)
  7. Master’s in Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP)
  8. Master’s in Urban Environmental Management (UEM)
  9. Master’s in Water Engineering and Management (WEM)

Applicants can use AIT offer letter to seek JJ/WBGSP scholarship provided for those who are qualified for AIT as per AIT Admission Requirements 

Eligibility

Developing country nationals must:

  • Be a national of a World Bank member developing country
  • Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country
  • Be in good health
  • Hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the application deadline date
  • Have 3 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree
  • Be accepted unconditionally to enroll in the upcoming academic year in at least one of the JJWBGSP Preferred or Partner Master’s Degree Programs
  • Not an Executive Director, his/her alternate, and/or staff of all types of appointments of the World Bank Group or a close relative of the aforementioned by blood or adoption with the term “close relative” defined as: Mother, Father, Sister, Half-sister, Brother, Half-brother, Son, Daughter, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, or Nephew.

Please note

Details on eligibility criteria for each call for application are provided in that call’s application guidelines, and these detailed eligibility criteria are strictly adhered to. No exception is made. Eligibility criteria will not change during an open call for applications. However, this information is subject to change between the close of one application process and the opening of the next.

Application Procedures

Applicants can apply for scholarships to both Preferred and Partner Programs. The process to apply to a Preferred Program and to a Partner Program

The process to apply to a Preferred Program and to a Partner Program differs:

I. APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP TO A PREFERRED PROGRAM

(i) Those seeking a JJ/WBGSP Preferred Program scholarship must, in parallel, apply for admission to one or more of the Preferred Program(s) and apply for a JJWBGSP scholarship.

(ii) ATTENTION: The call for applications for a JJWBGSP Scholarship to one of our Preferred Programs is open from January to February 2018 (tentative). Guidance for this call for applications, including details on how to apply, and greater details on the eligibility criteria, selection process, and benefits are provided in the Application Guidelines, FAQs, and the complete list of JJ/WBGSP Preferred Master Degrees currently offered. Please read these documents before starting your application.

(iii) Once you are familiar with the application requirements and processes, click HERE to apply, and refer to the “Accessing your online application” and “Navigating your online application” to navigate step-by-step the online application.

II. APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP TO A PARTNER PROGRAM

(i) Those seeking a JJ/WBGSP Partner Program scholarship must first apply for admission to one or more of the Partner Master’s Degree Program(s). Inquiries on how to submit an admissions application to a partner program should be submitted to the respective university.
(ii) After reviewing submitted applications, each Partner Master Degree Program will identify a short list of eligible candidates who will then be invited by the JJWBGSP Secretariat to apply for a JJ/WBGSP scholarship. View the complete list of JJ/WBGSP Partner Master Degrees offered.

Selection Process

The JJ/WBGSP uses the following process to review eligible scholarship applications from developing country nationals, with the aim of identifying the candidates with the highest potential to impact the development of their countries after completion of their graduate studies.

(i) Two qualified assessors independently review each eligible application and score the application on a scale of 1 to 10, taking into account four main factors and the degree of cohesion among them:

  1. Quality of Professional Experience (30% weight)
  2. Quality of Professional Recommendations (30% weight)
  3. Quality of Commitment to your Home Country (30% weight)
  4. Quality of Education Background (10% weight)

(ii) For a scholarship to a JJWBGSP Preferred Master Degree, the JJ/WBGSP Secretariat uses the average score of the two assessors to identify the list of semi-finalists. The semi-finalists will be required to provide supplemental documentation outlined in the ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF FINALIST FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP section of the Application Guidelines, including a letter of acceptance from a JJWBGSP Preferred Master’s Degree Program noted in the submitted application that is either unconditional or conditional only, upon the securing of financing.

(iii) The JJ/WBGSP Secretariat uses the average score of the two assessors and the following criteria to select the finalists:

  • Maintaining a reasonably wide geographical distribution of awards, that takes into account the geographic distribution of eligible applications:
  • Maintaining a reasonable distribution of awards across gender that takes into account the distribution of eligible applications across gender
  • Giving scholarships to those applicants who, other things being equal, appear to have limited financial resources
  • Unusual circumstances/hardships, when assessing the employment experience and other aspects of an application.

(iv) Once all documentation is received, the JJWBGSP Secretariat presents the finalists for the preferred program scholarship to the JJ/WBG Steering Committee (composed of members of the World Bank Board of Directors and WB management) for final review and selection for a scholarship. The Secretariat informs the scholarship awardees in July.

(v) The JJWBGSP Secretariat presents the finalists for partnership scholarship to the World Bank’s Executive Director for Japan for approval on a rolling basis, matching the JJWBGSP Partner university’s admission cycle. The Secretariat informs the scholarship winners to a partner master degree program soon after approval and will require further documentation, including a medical certificate of good health, before scholarship benefits can be disbursed.

Coverage

The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefitsEconomy class air travel between your home country and the host university at the start of your study program and immediately following the end of the scholarship period. In addition to the two-way air travel, scholars will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each trip;• Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance usually obtained through the university.• A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.

  • Economy class air travel between your home country and the host university at the start of your study program and immediately following the end of the scholarship period. In addition to the two-way air travel, scholars will receive a US $500 travel allowance for each tripTuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance usually obtained through the university.• A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.
  • Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance usually obtained through the university monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.
  • A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.

Please note all JJ/WBGSP scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years, whichever is less.

The JJ/WBGSP scholarship does not cover:
  • VISA application(s) costs
  • Expenses to bring and/or support a scholar’s family members
  • Extra-curricular courses or training;• Language training not provided by the graduate program
  • Additional travel during the course of the study program
  • Expenses related to research, supplementary educational materials, field trips, participation in workshops/seminars, or internships; or Educational equipment such as computers.

Note:

  1. The JJ/WBGSP scholarship may only supplement, and does not duplicate, any other source of financial support/fellowship you might have. If selected as a finalist or if you are awarded a scholarship, you must inform the JJ/WBGSP of your other sources of scholarship funds. The JJ/WBGSP stipend may be withdrawn completely or partially if during the scholarship period the Program has evidence of additional sources of support.
  2. To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant should apply to AIT and received an unconditional letter of admission from AIT before April 11 2019, and submit the letter to the World Bank.

LINK to World Bank Scholarship Program 

Bangladesh Government Offers Prime Minister Fellowship-2019

The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has declared ‘Prime Minister Fellowship-2019’ under which the government will provide Tk 60 million for Masters and 2 crores for PhD. In order to achieve the sustainable development target of the Prime Minister’s Office, Government has invited applications from the citizens of Bangladesh for the Higher Education (Masters and PhD) for the ‘Prime Minister Fellowship’.

Application Deadline:

March 31, 2019

Application qualification

1. Conditional offer letter (full-time) from 1 July – 31 December 2019
2. International rankings for universities should be between 1-300 (The Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019 or QS World University Rankings 2019)
3. TOEFL results should be above 80 and IELTS 6 or above.
4. Age limit for PhD is 45 and for Masters is 40.

Accompany the following documents with your application:
1. The application should be sent both in Microsoft Word and PDF formats.
2. A statement of purpose along with the appropriate time for scholarship, research proposal focused on the Sustainable Development Goals, research prospects in professional life and professional life experience.
3. All certificates and letters of formal education
4. National identity card
5. TOFEL / IELTS scores
6. Conditional offer letter.
7. Experience character.
8. Two recent passport size photographs.

The scholarship is given every year. If you can not meet the deadline this year, prepare yourself for next year, as all your workbooks are ready on March 31, 2020.

See the original fellowship notice: Download

For more information please visit AIT Scholarship page.

Requirements

Basic requirements for scholarships and fellowships for the August 2019 intake include:

1.

Degree Certificate and Transcript of Undergraduate Degree / Master’s Degree

(Official transcripts are needed from first to final years)

2.

Two Letters of Recommendation

Either by filling the online form or sending the recommendation letters via email

3.

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL (computer based: 213) and IELTS 6 (writing and overall) or equivalent

Please read the English Language Requirements for more information

4.

A Brief Research Proposal (4 – 5 pages)

(For doctoral applicants only)

Application Process

For AIT Scholarship/Fellowship

1.

Register via pre-admission

The Department Secretariat will keep you updated via email.

2.

File your online application

Follow the instructions on email you receive from us to apply the official AIT admission.

3.

Upload required documents and complete your application

You will be requested to fill up the online application form and upload the additional documents. 

4.

Evaluation of your application

Once accepted, you will receive an offer letter from AIT with/without financial aid. 

For External Scholarship

1.

Register via pre-admission

The Department Secretariat will keep you updated via email.

2.

File your online application

Follow the instructions on email you receive from us to apply the official AIT admission.

3.

Upload required documents and complete your application

You will be requested to fill up the online application form and upload the additional documents. 

4.

Evaluation of your application

Once accepted, you will receive an offer letter from AIT with/without financial aid. 

5.

Apply to external scholarships/fellowships

Use AIT offer letter to apply to external scholarships and/or fellowships.

Department of Development and Sustainability
Academic Programs

Development and Sustainability Program (DS)

Responds to the capacity building needs of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Asian region and beyond as the concept of sustainability calls for expertise in both the environmental and socio-economic dimensions of long-term development

Gender Development Studies (GDS)

Develops scholars and analysts who can integrate a gender approach to development planning and management as well as highlight practical applications for academic research in gender and development, including the Sustainable Development Goals, globally and more specifically in Asia

Natural Resources Management (NRM)

Rapid decline of natural resources has increasingly threatened sustainable development. Natural Resources Management focuses its teaching and research on understanding and assessment of the impacts of decision making and international policies on natural resources management through the use of various analytical frameworks, methods, tools, and technologies

Urban Environmental Management (UEM)

Responds to the need to examine urban growth and environmental problems from the management and planning perspectives to contribute to the development of sustainable and resilient cities. We focus on understanding urban dynamics and developing effective interventions using various decision support and instruments in multi-stakeholder setting

Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP)

Focuses on rural poverty, improvement of the quality of life, and social and economic development of rural areas. Practice oriented rural regional planning is carried out regularly at district and sub-district levels following a participatory and integrated approach, and attention is paid to management of development institutions, infrastructure and physical resources to strengthen rural communities for sustainable development

Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management (DPMM)

Disasters have become a huge threat. Rapid population growth, urbanization, poverty, and climate change have increased the vulnerability of many Asian countries. Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management is offering interdisciplinary degrees and short-term trainings for capacity-building and skill development

 

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