Monday, December 17, 2007

ASEAN Foundation - AIT Scholarship

ASEAN Foundation Scholarships for Nationals of ASEAN Member Countries

The ASEAN Foundation (AF) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) have
entered into another agreement to develop high quality human resources
within ASEAN member countries through the offering of the AF-AIT

The ASEAN Foundation, an initiative of the Leaders of the Association of
Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), was established on 15 December 1997 to help
bring about shared prosperity and a sustainable future for the peoples of
all ASEAN countries that now include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia , Indonesia
, Laos , Malaysia , Myanmar , the Philippines , Singapore , Thailand and
Viet Nam . It has been mandated to promote greater awareness of ASEAN and
greater interaction among its peoples and their increased participation in
ASEAN activities as well as to undertake development cooperation activities
that enhance mutual assistance, address equitable economic development and
reduce poverty. This scholarship programme is part of the ASEAN Foundation
Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies and funded through the Japan-ASEAN
Solidarity Fund.

*Scholarships* are posted at

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 other parts of the world. Ten (10)
full scholarships are available for ASEAN nationals who wish to pursue
masters degree in AIT. The scholarship award will cover tuition and other
academic fees, and living allowances for a 2-year programme.

--Four (4) scholarship slots will be awarded under the project "Capacity
building for Gender, Poverty and Mobility Analysis of Road Transportation
Development in GMS Region". The remaining six (6) scholarships will be
allocated for the various fields of study identified by ASEAN Foundation as
indicated below.--

*To qualify, applicants must:

- Be a bonafide ASEAN national;
- Hold a bachelors degree (normally from a four-year program) or its
equivalent in an appropriate field;
- Have above average undergraduate grades (minimum CGPA of 2.75); and,

- Satisfy other requirements as specified by the school you apply to.
- AIT is an international institute with English as the sole language
of instruction. Admission to AIT requires proof of English language
proficiency which may be satisfied in any of the following: Submission of an
official test score from any of the following standardized English exams:
TOEFL, IELTS, CU-TEP ( Thailand ), ARC (Lao PDR).
- Agree to return and/or serve for at least 2 years in any ASEAN
countries after completion of their studies.

The scholarship can be taken in the following field of studies:
School of Environment , Resources and Development (SERD)

- Agricultural Systems and Engineering
- Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management
- Energy
- Environmental Engineering and Management
- Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology
- Gender and Development Studies
- Natural Resources Management
- Pulp and Paper Technology
- Regional and Rural Development Planning
- Urban Environmental Management

Interdisciplinary Programs

- Cleaner Production
- Integrated Tropical Coastal Zone Management
- Integrated Watershed Development and Management
- Modelling Tools in Environmental Resources and Management
- Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management
- Agribusiness Management

*School of Engineering and Technology (SET)*

- Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Management (CEIM)
- Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (GTE)
- Structural Engineering (STE)
- Transportation Engineering (TRE)
- Water Engineering and Management (WEM)

Interdisciplinary Programs

- Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)

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