Deadline: March 31, 2017
Location: Thailand
Type: Scholarship, Master degree
Program Period: 22 months
Number of Awards: 13 seats
Course Starts: August 2017

The Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst – German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering 13 scholarships for candidates from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLV) countries to pursue their Master’s degree at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, for August 2017 Intake.

Study Areas

The scholarships are offering in the following study areas:

School of Engineering and Technology (SET) –
  • Transportation Engineering (TRE)
  • Water Engineering and Management (WEM)
School of Environment , Resources and Development (SERD) –
  • Agricultural Systems and Engineering
  • Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management
  • Energy
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology
  • Gender and Development Studies
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Regional and Rural Development Planning
  • Urban Environmental Management

Interdisciplinary Programs

  • Cleaner Production
  • Disaster Preparedness, Mitigation and Management
  • Integrated Tropical Coastal Zone Management
  • Integrated Watershed Development and Management
  • Modeling Tools in Environmental Resources and Management

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a bonafide national of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar or Vietnam
  • Hold a Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00/4.00 (or equivalent).
  • Additionally a TOEFL of at least 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based) or IELTS of at least 6.0 is mandatory. DAAD does not accept institutional TOEFL reports.
  • Applicants should be not more than 28 years of age when applying
  • Prospective applicants will apply directly to AIT.
  • In addition to AIT’s application package, the applicant is to submit a CV (typed, 2 pages at most) and a letter of motivation for the master’s study.


  1. AIT shall forward the eligible application dossiers (pre-selected according to DAAD/ AIT requirements) to DAAD along with a list of applicants ranked according to AIT criteria by first week of April 2015.
  2. The final decision will be taken by DAAD screening committee. The successful candidates will receive an official DAAD Letter of Award as soon as all formal requirements for admission and enrollment at AIT have been met.

Scholarship benefit

  • Tuition and other academic fees
  • Living allowances for a 22-month program
  • The scholarships value is THB 937,800 per scholarship holder, divided in THB 480,400 for the first year of studies (12 months); renewable for the second year depending on satisfactory academic performance at THB 457,400 for the second and last year (10 months).
  • AIT will contribute 10% tuition fellowship per semester for four (4) semesters..

How to Apply

Application forms is available from the AIT Admissions website. Completed application forms, including supporting documents, should be submitted to the Admissions & Scholarship Unit.

Postal Address:
Admissions and Scholarships Unit
Asian Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 4 , Klong Luang
Pathumthani 12120 , THAILAND

Street Address:
Admissions and Scholarships Unit
Asian Institute of Technology
50 Moo 9, Km. 42, Paholyothin Road
Pathumthani 12120 , THAILAND

Tel: (662) 5245031-5033
Fax: (662) 524-6326

For detail information, please click here to official website .