Dear ITS Student

Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand, gives opportunity for who want to pursue higher education. SUT has launched the SUT-Ph.D. Scholarship Program for ASEAN to promote student mobility and Ph.D. degree program development in the region. Nine scholarships will be granted to students or faculty members of higher education institutions in ASEAN countries to further the study of doctoral degrees at SUT in the fields of Science, Engineering, Agricultural Technology and Social Technology in the Academic Year 2016.



Eligible applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

1. Be national of an ASEAN country (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, 
Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam), 

2. Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field, 

3. Ph.D. scholarship for Bachelor degree holder 

    Hold a Bachelor’s degree with GPAX > 3.25 (in 4.00 scale), 
Ph.D. scholarship for Master degree holder 
Hold a Master’s degree with GPAX > 3.50 (in 4.00 scale) with at least 
one English- written research publication in a standard international journal, 

4. Possess proficiency in English 
    For English Language Studies program: TOEFL > 550 or IELTS > 6.0, 
    For all other Ph.D. programs: TOEFL > 500 or IELTS > 5.0,
or the scores obtained through other equivalent standardised tests.

5. Be of good health physically and mentally.


Applicants for the Scholarship MUST choose to study in the following Ph.D. programs offered by SUT. You could check the study field on this link



·  Ph.D. scholarship for Bachelor degree holder: Five academic years
*Current Academics Year 2015-2020 for applicants holding Bachelor’s degree

·  Ph.D. scholarship for Master degree holder: Three academic years
*Current Academics Year 2015-2017 for applicants holding Master’s degree



Group 1: Ph.D. scholarship for Bachelor degree holder:  1,200,000 Baht

Group 2: Ph.D. scholarship for Master degree holder:        960,000 Baht

Expenses Covered:

· Tuition and all relevant casino online fees,

· Group 1: Monthly allowance of 8,000 Baht for the first two academic years and 10,000 Baht for the last three academic years,

  Group 2: Monthly allowance of 10,000 Baht for three academic years,

· Accommodation (3,000 Baht per month) for the duration of scholarship at SUT,

· Research budget of 250,000 Baht for Ph.D. Dissertation,

· Reserved budget of 68,000 Baht for activities relevant to the study(endorsed by the committee on a case by case basis),

To be covered by scholarship fellow:

· Damage deposit of 6,000 Baht (to be refunded upon completion and / or exit of program),

· Health insurance: Scholarship fellows must carry comprehensive health insurance valid in Thailand.



· Original copy of the application form with a photograph taken not more than six months from the deadline of the application,

· A certified copy of all degree certificates,

· A certified copy of transcript of records with grades and grade point average in English,

· 2 letters of recommendation in English,

· English translation of national identification card or certified copy of passport showing date of birth,

· Certification (TOEFL or IELTS) of English language proficiency,

· ​Health certifications, certified by physician



Application form can be downloaded from website at: or ApplicationUpdate2015. Applicants have to specify the name of their intended school and their area of interest for study. Final decision for scholarship will be made by the selection committee at SUT. Applicants will be interviewed by video conference via Skype committee of SUT-Ph.D. Scholarship Program for ASEAN.


Scholarship applicants have to prepare all application documents and submit them to the Center for International Affairs, Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima, THAILAND 30000. Please mark “SUT-Ph.D. Scholarship for ASEAN” at the bottom right corner of the application package. The applicants are recommended to also submit the application form and all required documents electronically (pdf files with size less than 5 MB via e-mail to



·  Deadline for Submission : January 2016

·  Interview via Skype: March 2016

·  Announcement of Results: April 2016


Contact Person :

ITS (only for information/fast response)
Mr. Muh. Wahyu Islami PM, S.T.
Email :
SUT- PhD Scholarship Program for ASEAN 
c/o Center for International Affairs (Ms. Sumittra)
Suranaree University of Technology
Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand
Telephone: 66 4422 4143  
Fax: 66 4422 4140