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IHRP Emerging Scholar Program at Mahidol University in Thailand, 2016-2017

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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.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in the field of international human rights.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing MA degree programme.
Scholarship Provider: The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand
Scholarship can be taken at:
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

Required Qualifications

  • 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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Scholarship Description: The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) is currently accepting applications for its newly established Master of Arts in Human Rights (International Program) Emerging Scholar Program. The IHRP Emerging Scholar will have a background in and commitment to the study and practice of international human rights. They will also possess a demonstrated interest in pursuing career related to international human rights. In this inaugural year, one student will be selected as the Emerging Scholar. The scholar will be expected to fulfill all course and thesis requirements within 18 months from commencement of the program. The scholarship is intended for students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Number of award(s): In this inaugural year, one student will be selected as the Emerging Scholar.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is awarded for 2016-2017 academic year.

What does it cover? 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.

How to Apply: 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).

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 31, 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application


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