Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Thailand
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC)
  • Funded by: Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters and PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: 600,000-1,500,000 THB
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 31 January (Annually)

Scholarship Benefits

The full scholarship offered includes comprehensive coverage for the following expenses throughout the duration of the study:

  • University fees: The scholarship covers fees ranging from 600,000 to 1,500,000 THB, depending on the chosen program.
  • Monthly stipend: A monthly stipend ranging from 444,000 to 1,350,000 THB is provided to support living expenses during the study period.
  • Research operation: Funding for research operations is available, ranging from 300,000 to 750,000 THB, depending on the program.
  • Travel expenses: The scholarship provides support for travel expenses associated with presenting research at conferences, with funding ranging from 50,000 to 150,000 THB, depending on the program.
  • Supporting resources: A sum of 30,000 THB is allocated for personal resources such as a computer, books, and stationery.
  • Research abroad: For PhD programs, the scholarship covers all expenses related to conducting research abroad, with funding up to 1,000,000 THB.

It’s important to note that the specific amounts may vary depending on the selected program.


The required documents for the application process include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): A comprehensive resume outlining your educational background, work experience, skills, and achievements.
  • Transcript: An official academic transcript that provides a record of your completed coursework and grades.
  • Statement of Purpose: A written document in which you articulate your academic and career goals, research interests, and why you are interested in the program. This document may be submitted at a later stage, but it should be provided by the interview day.
  • Letters of Recommendation: These letters should be written by individuals who can assess your academic abilities, personal qualities, and potential for success in the program. While they can be submitted later, they should be provided by the interview day.
  • English score: You need to provide an English proficiency score. If you have an equivalent test score to the official English score, it is acceptable. However, it should be submitted by the interview day.

Optional documents that can be included, but are not mandatory, are:

  • Publications, awards, and honors: Any published work, academic achievements, or recognition you have received.
  • Portfolio and other relevant documents: Additional materials that showcase your skills, projects, or other relevant achievements.

Please note that the submission deadlines for each document may vary, but it is important to have them ready by the interview day.

How to apply

You will find the steps to apply in this PDF.

Additional Information

Are you a talented and innovative individual seeking to elevate your academic journey? The Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC) extends an invitation to aspiring scholars, such as yourself, to become part of our esteemed research community. We are pleased to inform you that the admission process is free of charge.

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