Mahidol-Norway Capacity Building Initiative for ASEAN(2016)

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Mahidol-Norway Capacity Building Initiative for ASEAN

***EXTENDED DEADLINE: 31 March 2016***

***Scholarships to be filled are currently open for MA and PhD candidates

and Nationals from the following countries ONLY:
Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam***



General Information

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with Mahidol University, is proud to provide full scholarships for citizens in selected ASEAN countries, including: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Female candidates are encouraged to apply to study in the MA in Human Rights (international program) and Ph.D in Human Rights and Peace Studies (international program) at the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University. We are currently accepting graduate applications. We have 1 MA Norwegian scholarship available for 2016/2017. The application deadline will be on March 31, 2016. All accepted students will be contacted directly by the Program.

Criteria for Qualified Applicants

  1. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any field with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 or equivalent (at least 3.00 for PhD candidates).
  2. Candidates must have English language proficiency, with an IELTS score of 6.5 or above is required with no band below 6.0.
  3. Candidate must be a citizens in selected ASEAN countries, including: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
  4. Preference will be given to candidates who are attached to a research center or academic institution, or have experience with NGOs, human rights institutions or private human rights/peace entities.
  5. Exceptions to the above qualifications may be made by the Program Committee and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  6. Special consideration will be given to candidates from minority and marginalized groups.


Application Requirements

Application Forms

Applicants do not need to submit separate scholarship application form, but under section Financial Details in the application form, please indicate "Mahidol-Norway Capacity Building Initiative for ASEAN" Scholarship. Please also learn more about our admission requirement and download the application form from the links below:

Admissions requirements:

http://www.ihrp.mahidol.ac.th/index.php/en/academic-admissions/requirements

Application form:

http://www.ihrp.mahidol.ac.th/index.php/en/academic-admissions/application-documents

How to apply

You can  either apply online at http://www.grad.mahidol.ac.th/grad/admission/online/index_EN/page.php?page=apply/applyDetail.php&&tab=2

OR submit hardcopies of the required documents by post to:

ATTN: Academic Program Coordinator

Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies  (IHRP)
Panyaphiphat Building, Mahidol University (Salaya Campus)
Salaya, Phuttamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170 THAILAND


MA scholarship applicants must submit a Concept note of prospective research topic


Application Deadline: 31 March 2016


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