IHRP Emerging Scholar Program, Thailand
The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) of Mahidol University invites applications for emerging scholar program for undertaking Master of Arts in Human Rights (International Program). The scholarship is intended for students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The scholar will be expected to fulfill all course and thesis requirements within 18 months from commencement of the program. The scholarship allows for reduced tuition and thesis fees (4,200 Baht per credit to 1,200 Baht per credit each term and a 50 % of the cost of the thesis fee). There is no living allowance. The application deadline is March 31, 2016.
Subject Offered: Scholarship is awarded in the field of international human rights.
Degree Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing MA degree programme.
Participating Institution(s): The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand
Eligibility: Applicants eligible to be considered for this scholarship must
- meet admissions requirements for the MA Human Rights (International Program);
- and be judged capable of finishing coursework and defending a thesis within 18 months.
- Very strong English skills
- Demonstration of strong academic achievements
- Proven commitment to research in the area of human rights (through paid and/or volunteer work)
- Excellent writing ability
- Priority is given to residents or citizens of developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Eligible Nationalities: Students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Scholarship Benefit: The scholarship allows for reduced tuition and thesis fees (4,200 Baht per credit to 1,200 Baht per credit each term and a 50 % of the cost of the thesis fee). There is no living allowance.
Selection Criteria: Decisions are made based on all aspects of the application requirements: academic standards, the strength of letters of reference, quality of the writing sample, and the statement of motivation. Consideration of the research interests of the applicant will be taken into account in order to ensure that students will receive sufficient support and guidance by faculty.
Notification: The result will be announced via email.
Application Procedure for IHRP Emerging Scholar Program, Thailand
Application Procedure: Applicants do not need to send a separate scholarship application form, but please indicate “The Emerging Scholar Program” under section Financial Details in the admission application form for the M.A. (International Programme).
Deadline: The application deadline is March 31, 2016.
Further Official Scholarship Information and Application
More about IHRP Emerging Scholar Program, Thailand
The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies was founded in November 2004, after the rise in violence in South Thailand, in response to the deep distrust among groups. Based at Mahidol University, Bangkok, the Institute provides high quality research on peace and development issues in order to provide greater understanding on the causes of the ethnic conflict in the South and to promote peaceful means of conflict resolution as an alternative to violence.
Mahidol University (MU; Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล, pronounced: ma-hi-don) is a public research university in Bangkok, Thailand. It was established in 1888 as School of Medical Practitioners, Siriraj Hospital (now Siriraj Medical School) and reorganized in 1943 asUniversity of Medical Sciences (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยแพทยศาสตร์j). The university originally focused on Health Sciences but also expanded to other fields in recent decades.