Additional funding opportunities form overseas institutions
The French Embassy in Bangkok
The French Embassy in Bangkok fosters a joint funding programme for Ph.D. scholarships, with the aim of strengthening scientific exchange between France and Thailand. According to the agreement between the RGJ under TRF and the French embassy in Thailand, the funding provided by the French embassy in Thailand allows RGJ-Ph.D. students to conduct research in collaborating universities in France for a period of up to 12 months. Call for applications in March – May.
184.108.40.206 The United Kingdom
The Newton-TRF Ph.D. Scholarship has been initiated and designed by the British Council and the Thailand Research Fund to enhance international collaboration skills for Thai researchers enabling a pool of researchers with international perspectives and experience to work and produce research (and other work) to promote Thailand’s social and economic development.
The additional support available from the Newton Fund to the TRF-RGJ programme will enable scholars to study for longer periods in UK higher education institutions, resulting in more opportunities to learn from the UK’s research excellence and create collaborative links. For more information, please visit http://www.britishcouncil.or.th/en/programmemes/education/our-work-support-higher-education-and-research-sector/NewtonFund.
Germany Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
The TRF - DAAD Research Based Mobility Scheme is a bilateral research funding programme that was agreed upon by the DAAD and the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in 2007.
DAAD receives the funding to run the programme from the budget of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). On the Thai side, the programme is funded by the Thailand Research Fund (TRF). It aims to intensify cooperation between Thai and German research groups who work together on a specific scientific project. The TRF - DAAD Research Based Mobility Scheme funds mobility in this respect. It also attaches particular importance to in-service training and specialization of young researchers, researchers, university teachers, postdoctoral students and doctoral students. For more information, please visit https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/hinweise/en/.
220.127.116.11 The United States of America
Fulbright Thailand, in cooperation with the Thailand Research Fund (TRF), set up the “Fulbright-Thailand Research Fund Junior Research Scholarship Programme,” which aims to develop the capabilities of Thai university staff members to gain six months of research experience in the United States as part of their doctoral dissertation requirements. For more information, please visit http://www.fulbrightthai.org/NowOpenDetail.asp?id=806&type=application.
- East-West Center and University of Hawaii at Manoa
East-West Center and University of Hawaii at Manoa (EWC/UHM) support the visa application fee (J1 type), health insurance, and accommodations for RGJ-Ph.D. students. The maintenance fees as well as the accommodation fees are also supported for short visits (up to 1 week) to EWC/UHM of Thai advisor.
- The University of Georgia, Athens
The University of Georgia, Athens supports the visa application fee (J1 type) and seeks accommodations for RGJ-Ph.D. students when they conduct research at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
- The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW)
UW supports the health insurance for RGJ-Ph.D. students. The maintenance fees as well as the accommodation fees are also supported for short visits (up to 1 week) to UW of Thai advisor. Also, UW also supports the airfare of the foreign advisor from UW.
- University of Alberta