The Masters (MS)/PhD Scholarship Programme aims to ensure the relevance and responsiveness of Southeast Asia’s agricultural scientists and professionals to global sustainable development issues.
SEARCA’s Graduate Study Program was initiated in School Year 1968/1969. Over five decades, the scope of the Graduate Study Program has expanded to include institutional development, networking, and services to enhance graduate education in the region. SEARCA has also been providing services for administration of scholarship funds under the sponsorship of institutions other than SEAMEO.
As of the start of Academic Year 2019-2020, SEARCA has granted a total of 1,737 scholarships to nationals of SEAMEO member countries, namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam to pursue advanced studies leading to master’s and doctoral degrees in agriculture, forestry, and related sciences
• Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), Bogor, Indonesia
• Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
• Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Selangor, Malaysia
• Kasetsart University (KU), Bangkok, Thailand
• University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), Laguna, Philippines
Location:Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines
Covers tuition and other school fees; travel allowance (roundtrip air ticket from home country to study post and local transportation); thesis/dissertation support; book and supplies allowance; health insurance; and stipend for food, lodging and incidental expenses
The SEARCA Graduate Scholarship is open to nationals of SEAMEO Member Countries ( Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam) who are regular employees of academic, research or government institutions and not more than 35 years old at the time of application.
Proposed thesis research should focus on SEARCA’s overarching theme of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD). Moreover, priority research topics must fall within the ISARD strategic thrusts on social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and cross-cutting concerns.Eligible Regions: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam
Interested parties may submit their accomplished SEARCA Scholarship Application form together with other original application requirements to the Ministries of Education/Higher Education of their respective countries. Applicants are requested to check from their respective Ministries of Education/Higher Education for their deadline of receiving applications.
Application Deadline: July 31, 2020 (115 Days Remaining)Apply nowOfficial link