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THE ROYAL GOLDEN JUBILEE PH.D. PROGRAMME : SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ASEAN STUDENTS
(RGJ –ASEAN) YEAR 2019
The Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Programme is a prestigious scholarship scheme funded by
the Thailand Research Fund under the Royal Thai government. The scheme was initiated in
1996 to increase the number of Ph.D. holders and enhance the quality and quantity of
research for the sustainable development of the nation. RGJ provides students with full
scholarship to pursue Ph.D. study in Thailand.Starting in 2017, students from ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Brunei) can also apply for a full RGJ scholarship to pursue full-time doctoral studies in Thailand.
1. Academic disciplinesThis program is opened to all disciplines. Two types of scholarship are offered:
1) A five year full scholarship program for candidate who is pursuing doctoral degree starting with Bachelor,
2) A three year full scholarship program for candidate who is pursuing doctoral degree starting with Master.
2. Qualifications and duration of studies
2.1 Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • be a citizen from one of the ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines,
    Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Brunei)
  • be under 40 years of age
  • have bachelor’s degree and graduate within the first 35% of class ranking (for
    those who will be pursuing Ph.D. with the Bachelor)
    OR
  • have bachelor’s degree and graduate within the first 35% of class ranking AND
  • have master’s degree with a GPA of ≥ 3.20 (from a total of 4.0)
  • be fluent in writing and speaking English as courses are conducted in English
    (applicants must submit TOEFL or IELTS score)
Scholarship completion
The ASEAN grantees are required to publish a research paper in an international journal in on of the following  database:

  • Web of Science
  • MEDLINE
  • BIOSIS
  • SciFinder
  • EiCOMPENDEX
  • INSPEC
  • SCOPUS

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Funding arrangement

For student
1. Tuition fee and Research expenses

up to 130,000 THB/year

2. Reserve fund*
200,000 THB
3. Monthly allowance
up to 156,000 THB/year
For Thai advisor
1. Honorarium
30,000 THB/year + 50,000 (final)
2. Travel expenses**
100,000 THB
Total budget (3 years)
up to 1,122,000 THB
(5 years)
up to 1,822,000 THB

 

Note

*The reserve fund can be requested for tuition fee and research expense during scholarship extension period.

  **The students can request the fund for research presentation at international conference abroad.

Contact : luntharima@trf.or.th