Postgraduate Scholarship for Tuition Fees
Academic Year 2023

The details of the scholarship application are as follows:

 

1. Eligible Applicants
    1.1 The scholarship applicants must be students or eligible candidates of the university’s Master’s/Doctoral programme that requires completion of a thesis/dissertation.
      However, the scholarship applicants must be listed as eligible to study in the first semester of the academic year 2023, as announced by Mae Fah Luang University.
     1.2 The scholarship applicants must have following qualifications:
            (1) The scholarship applicants applying for Master’s Degree must have a GPAX in their Bachelor’s Degree of at least 3.00.
            (2) The scholarship applicants applying for Doctoral Degree from their Bachelor’s Degree must have a GPAX of at least 3.25.
Applicants with a GPAX lower than 3.25 but not below 3.00 must have a publication or an awarded academic work at the national/international level.
         (3) To be eligible for tuition fee support, a Doctoral degree applicant with a master’s degree must have one of the following qualifications:
              (a) Graduated from a master’s degree program with a cumulative average score of at least 3.50 in the 4.00 system or equivalent, or
                    (b) Have publications in academic journals as in the following details:
                       1) Scientific and technological disciplines and health sciences disciplines must be published in international academic journals found in Quartile 1 or 2 of the SCOPUS databases.
                        2) Humanities and social sciences disciplines must be published in international academic journals which are found in the SCOPUS database.
            (4) The scholarship applicants must have a topic for their thesis/dissertation.

2. Qualifications of Advisors
     2.1 The main advisor must be a permanent lecturer of the university in the curriculum that the applicant is applying for.
     2.2 Publications in academic journals must meet the following requirements:
          2.2.1 Scientific and technological disciplines and health sciences disciplines must have at least 2 publications in international academic journals found in quartile 1 or quartile 2 of the SCOPUS database within the past 5 years. These must not be part of their previous academic program requirement

          2.2.2 Humanities and social sciences disciplines must have at least 2 publications in international academic journals found in quartile 1 or quartile 2 of the SCOPUS database within the past 5 years. These must not be part of their previous academic program requirements.
     2.3 The total number of advisees under the main advisor’s supervision including
the applicants must not exceed the criteria specified in Mae Fah Luang University’s Regulations on Graduate Studies.
     2.4 The main advisor has never supervised any scholarship recipients who violated the scholarship’s conditions.
     2.5 The co-advisor must be on duty in a foreign country.

3. Enclosed Documents
           (1)  The postgraduate scholarship for tuition fees application form with a single 1-inch photograph
           (2) A certified copy of the national ID card/ passport
           (3) A certified copy of the graduation certificate
           (4) A certified copy academic transcript

           (5) Thesis/Dissertation’ s topic
           (6) Copy of publications (if any)
           (7) Copy of evidence of awards (If any)

           (8) Acceptance letter or e-mail from co-advisor

           (9) A CV (co-advisor)

           (10) Publications of the main advisor (2 works)

  

 

4. The Number of Scholarships
       Not exceed the amount allocated. Considered in the order of application submission. We also reserve the right to close applications in the event that applications have reached the full amount allocated.

5. Eligible Candidates
      5.1 The eligible candidates must have qualifications stated in No.1 and No. 2.
      5.2 The eligible candidates are approved by the scholarship committee to deserve
the scholarship.

6. Period of Scholarship Granting
      6.1 The Master’s Degree will not be granted for more than 2 academic years
      6.2 The Doctoral Degree from Master’s Degree holder will not be granted for more than 3 academic years
      6.3 The Doctoral Degree from Bachelor’s Degree holder will not be granted for more than 5 academic years
     The scholarship recipients will receive a tuition grant according to the applied programme from the semester that the scholarship is approved to the last semester of the programme.

7. Application Schedule

Application Form Submission

Consideration of Scholarship Committee

Result Announcement

Form now16 June 2023

Within June 2023

Within July 2023

 

8. The Scholarship’s Conditions
     8.1 The scholarship recipients must sign an agreement contract with the university as provided by the university.
     8.2 The scholarship recipients must maintain regular student status throughout
the period of the scholarship.
     8.3 The scholarship recipients must submit grade reports and progress reports on their thesis/dissertation to the university (Office of Postgraduate Studies) by the end of every semester during the scholarship period. And, both documents must be approved by the main advisor.
     8.4 The main advisor and co-advisor on duty in a foreign country must supervise the scholarship recipients until the completion of the scholarship recipient’s degree.
     8.5 To be eligible for tuition fee support, an applicant must have the following qualifications:
           (1) Scientific and technological disciplines and scientific-health disciplines must have publications from theses or dissertations in international academic journals found in quartile 1 or quartile 2 of the SCOPUS database. The required numbers are:
               (a) At least 1 publication from applicants in a master’s degree program
               (b) At least 2 publications from applicants in a Doctoral degree program
           (2) Humanities and social sciences disciplines subjects must have publications from theses or dissertations in international academic journals in the SCOPUS database. The required numbers are:
               (a) At least 1 publication from applicants in a master’s degree program
               (b) At least 2 publications from applicants in a Doctoral degree program
However, in these publications, the applicant’s name must be stated as the first author, and the advisor’s name as co-author or corresponding author. Furthermore, the names of the applicant and the advisor must clearly be identified as being affiliated with Mae Fah Luang University.
     8.6 The scholarship recipients must mention the scholarship in the thesis/dissertation’s acknowledgement: “Thank you the Postgraduate Scholarship for Tuition Fees from Mae Fah Luang University”.

9. Termination of Scholarship
     The university will terminate the scholarship should any of the following occur:
     9.1 The scholarship recipients retire from their student status.
     9.2 The scholarship recipients receive a GPAX lower than 3.25 for two consecutive
semesters or receives a U grade in the subject of thesis/dissertation in any semester.
     9.3 The scholarship recipients fail to follow the scholarship’s conditions stated in No. 8.
     9.4 The scholarship recipients take leave or have an educational break without a reasonable explanation.
     9.5 The scholarship recipients cheat on an examination or commit plagiarism.
     9.6 The university will terminate the scholarship in any other case considered
appropriate by the university.

10. Application for Scholarships
     10.1 The scholarship applicants download the Postgraduate Scholarship for Tuition Fees Application Form at https://postgrads.mfu.ac.th in Scholarships News section and submit the Application Form within the period specified.
     10.2 For more Information, the scholarship applicants can contact the Office of the Postgraduate Studies at Tel: 0-5391-6137-40 or E-mail: graduate@mfu.ac.th

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