His Majesty the King’s Scholarships for Doctoral Programs

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This scholarship is granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate (Bachelor degree) and graduate (Master degree) achievements to pursue their Doctoral programs in any Academic Program offered at School of Engineering and Technology (SET) and School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD) from the following priority countries supported by the Government of Thailand.

1) Bhutan and Timor-Leste
2) ASEAN countries
3) Other Asian countries

Programs available at the Department of Development and Sustainability for August 2021 intake

  • Development and Sustainability (DS)
  • Gender and Development Studies (GDS)
  • Natural Resources Management (NRM)
  • Urban Innovation and Sustainability (UIS)
  • Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP)
  • Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management (DPMM)

Eligibility and required documents

  • Have an outstanding education record in a 4-year Undergraduate Program and 2-year Master Program from an accredited institution in related fields;
  • cGPA of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree ≥ 3.5
  • Two recommendation letters;
  • Research proposal 3 – 5 pages;
  • Have an English proficiency score as required by AIT Language Center (IELTS 6.0 (Overall and Writing bands) or AIT EET ≥ 6.0).


Each scholarship award covers tuition, registration fees, accommodation, and a bursary for living expenses in AIT’s residential campus, for the entire period of the 41-months (7-semesters) duration for Ph.D. programs. The value of the non-binding Scholarship per student is approximately 1.96 MB. (See more expenses)

Application Closing

28 February 2021