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SEARCA Graduate Scholarships in Agriculture for Southeast Asians

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.

This scholarship is aimed at the following studies:

Masters or PhD Degree programme related to inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (including but not limited to: Agricultural/Biological sciences, Social Sciences, Economics and Agribusiness, Forestry and Fisheries, Environmental Sciences, Agro-industrial Technology and Engineering).

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.

It is important to visit the website (found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship and to access the application form.

Scholarship benefits

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 a stipend for food, lodging and incidental expenses.

These are the requirements to apply for

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.