Thailand: Full Scholarships for Master and PhD Study in Urban Environmental Management

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The SEA-UEMA Project is a partnership between the Canadian
International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Asian Institute of
Technology. Its goal is to contribute to the improvements of urban
environmental conditions in Southeast Asia. It seeks to attain improved
implementation and sharing of sound urban environmental management
policies and practices. The focus of the project is on three key urban
environmental sub-sectors, water and sanitation, solid waste and air
pollution, with poverty reduction and gender equality as the two
crosscutting themes. The projects two key components are UEM Graduate
Education, and UEM Applications and Networks.

Under the UEM Graduate Education component, the project
provides full scholarships for graduate level education and research at
master (M.Sc.) and doctoral (Ph.D.) levels (full time and
non-resident). These scholarships from the SEA-UEMA project are
available for selected applicants from countries of Southeast Asia.

Scholarship Details

Each scholarship covers full tuition
fees, accommodation and a monthly bursary towards living expenses as
per AIT standards, for the duration of the study program. The full time
master program funding is for a period of four semesters (22 months)
and the full time doctoral program funding is for a period of six
semesters (36 months). The funding is also available for non-resident
doctoral program.

Over the project period of 2003-2008, CIDA is providing 55 master and 10 doctoral scholarships.

Criteria for Awarding CIDA Scholarships:

  • The applicant has to fulfill AIT admission criteria
  • The applicant must be from canadian ODA eligible southeast Asian
    countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Philippines,
    Timor-Leste, Thailand and Vietnam). Applicants from other developing
    countries of Asia are eligible for other sources of funding
  • Preference would be given to applicants having UEM related work experience.
  • Preference would be given to qualified women applicants.

Entry date for the UEM Field of Study : August

Application deadline : March 31 of the year of admission

For enquiries & application forms, please contact:

Mr. Bimalendu Mohanty
Project Associate, Graduate Education
Tel: 66-2-5246399


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