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IHRP Emerging Scholar Program at Mahidol University in Thailand, 2017

The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) of Mahidol University is delighted to offer its emerging scholar program for undertaking a  Master of Arts in Human Rights (International Program). The grant is intended for students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

The scholar will be expected to fulfil all course and thesis requirements within 18 months from the 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 50 % of the cost of the thesis fee). There is no living allowance.

Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand,  established by his Majesty King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in 1888. It offers 19 undergraduate majors and 22 minors in the Arts, Sciences, and Management, along with two master degree programs, for approximately 3,200 students.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2016

Study Subjects: Scholarship is awarded in the field of international human rights.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing an MA degree programme.

Scholarship Provider: The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand

The award can be taken in Thailand

  • Eligibility: Applicants eligible to be considered for this application 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.

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

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 a 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 fulfil all course and thesis requirements within 18 months from the commencement of the program. The grant is intended for students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Number of awards: In this inaugural year, one student will be selected as the Emerging Scholar.

Duration of award: 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 50 % of the cost of the thesis fee). There is no living allowance.

How to Apply: Applicants do not need to send a separate application form, but please indicate “The Emerging Scholar Program” under section Financial Details in the admission application form for the M.A. (International Program).

Online Application

Scholarship Link

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