DAAD offers scholarships for Cambodian Nationals

For the August 2017 intake, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is going to offer up to 13 scholarships for candidates from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam countries to pursue their Master’s degree at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Khlong Luang, Thailand.

Each scholarship award covers tuition and other academic fees, and living allowances for a 22-month program. The scholarships value is THB 937,800 (roughly $ 26,300) per scholarship holder, divided in THB 480,400 for the first year of studies (12 months); renewable for the second year depending on satisfactory academic performance at THB 457,400 for the second and last year (10 months). AIT will contribute 10% tuition fellowship per semester for four (4) semesters.

DAAD is one of the world’s largest and most respected intermediary organizations in its field. Scores of students, teachers, researchers and scientists supported by DAAD have been able to gain valuable experience abroad. DAAD supports and promotes all areas relating to science, research, language, teaching and others.

The Asian Institute of Technology, on the other hand, is an international post graduate institute founded in 1959, and is Asia’s pioneer institution established to help meet the region’s growing needs for advanced learning in engineering, science, technology and management, research and capacity building. AIT ‘s mission is to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who will play a leading role in the sustainable development of the region and its integration into the global economy. AIT is based in Thailand and has affiliated centers in the region.

Application deadline is March 31st, 2017. AIT offers additional information about application criteria and eligible fields of study here.