SEARCA MS/PhD Scholarships in Agriculture and Related Studies

April 30, 2009 by
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Deadline: July 30 each year
Study in: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines
Level of Study: Masters (MS) and Doctoral (PhD) Degrees
Fields of Study: Agriculture, forestry, and related fields

The SEARCA MS/PhD Scholarships aims to ensure the relevance and responsiveness of Southeast Asia’s agricultural scientists and professionals to global sustainable development issues.

Host Institutions:

  • Malaysia: Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Thailand: Kasetsart University, Thammasat University
  • Indonesia: Institut Pertanian Bogor, Universitas Gadjah Mada, University of Indonesia
  • Philippines: University of the Philippines (UP) Los Baños,UP Diliman, UP Visayas
  • Singapore: National University of Singapore

Open to nationals of SEAMEO member countries, namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam, who are regular employees of academic or research institutions or government agencies. Applicants must not be more than 35 years old. Proposed thesis research of applicants should focus on SEARCA’s priority thrusts.

Scholarship Coverage:
The scholarship covers tuition and other school fees; book and supplies allowance; thesis/ dissertation support; insurance and travel (roundtrip air ticket from home country to study post and local transportation), and a stipend of $400/month for food, lodging and incidental expenses. The full benefits and privileges can be found here while the conditions of the grant is found here.

How to apply:
The list of requirements for application as well as all the required forms for scholarship application and admission to the graduate study programs of universities where SEARCA scholars may study may be downloaded from the official website (see link below).

Contact Information:

The Manager
Graduate Scholarship Department
Los Baños, Laguna 4031, Philippines
Tel. No.: (63-49) 536-2287 | 536-3459 | 536-2361 | 536-2363 | 536-2365 | 536-2366 (local 167 or 134)
Fax No.: (63-49) 536-7164

Link to Official Website:


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