The Royal Thai Government (RTG) Scholar for Doctoral Program Awardee – Putu Indra Christiawan
Congratulations to Mr. Putu Indra Christiawan for earning the fully-funded scholarship from His Majesty the King’s Scholarships for Doctoral Programs for the August 2021 intake. He is a Ph.D. student in the Development Planning Management and Innovation (DPMI) program. We have been speaking with students who have won scholarships from the Thai Royal Government for the last semester. We want to create a guide for anyone considering receiving financial aid to attend AIT.
“I will become a new standard of excellence, especially in my university..”— Putu Indra Christiawan, RTG Doctoral Scholar 2021
Interview questions about the scholarship
Q: Congratulations on receiving this year´s HM King scholarship, what does the award mean to you?
A: It means the world to me. HMKing literally opens a window to connect with global networking and international insight, particularly on sustainable development matters.
Q: How did you find out about the Royal Thai Government Scholarships?
A: Since we connected digitally, I discovered the prize through the social media platform.
Q: What did you bring to AIT, Thailand? How do you experience studying at the Department of Development and Sustainability, SERD, AIT?
A: I brought a dream of becoming a professional and well-known global lecturer. I studied at AIT, particularly at the DPMI, SERD, and it has helped me get to where I want to go. The professor not only teaches the subject matter but also helps us develop critical thinking skills.
Q: What are the most important things you learn at AIT School when you think about your other career and personal level?
A: As a lecturer, I learned how to teach creatively and found numerous resources to help me become a professional lecturer.
Q: How would you describe living on the AIT campus as a Thai student?
A: The most essential fact is one of safety. Traveling alone is not a problem in Thailand. Even petty traders can communicate in English.
It is quite easy if you have all the requirements.Putu Indra Christiawan shared his experienced when he applied to AIT, Thailand
Q: What do you recommend to students who want to receive a scholarship?
A: I would like to suggest that
- step-by-step: It is quite easy if you have all the requirements. All the admission processes went through AIT online application. First, you must fill out the application form, specify your academic qualifications and research proposal for the Doctoral Program, send your English language proficiency, and complete your study plan. Then, just wait for the desk scholarship evaluation.
- Generally, prepare academically and mentally, perhaps financially too (since many places need to explore in Thailand), then ready to join as AITians.
Q: Can you imagine working after graduating?
A: I will become a new standard of excellence, especially in my university.
Congratulations to Putu Indra Christiawan for receiving the fully-funded fellowship from His Majesty the King’s Scholarships for Doctoral Programs. He is a Doctoral student in the Development Planning Management and Innovation program. DDS wishes you luck in all of your next endeavors and aspirations. We want to provide you with all of our unflinching support and encouragement along the way.
More Information about Full-funded Scholarship from the Royal Thai Government
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