Pannasastra University Scholarship for Myanmar Citizens

Pannasastra University Scholarship for Myanmar Citizens

ပညာသတၱရတကၠသိုလ္

Supplementary Grants Program Myanmar

2009/2010 Application

Application Deadline: March 15, 2009

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

In 2009-2010, there will be four funded places for Myanmar citizens to study bachelors’ degrees at Pannasastra University in Phnom Penh. Applicants can choose to study any one of the following subjects:


BS: Environmental Science
BA: Anthropology
BA: International Relations
BA: History
BA: Political Science
BA: Psychology
BA: Sociology
BA: Economics
BA: Community Development
BA: Journalism
BA: TESOL
BS: Statistics
Bachelor of Law

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

You MUST meet the following requirements to be eligible for this program:

1. Applicants must be Myanmar citizens.
2. Applicants must have passed the GED or the High School Matriculation Examination (10th standard) in Myanmar and have a TOEFL of at least 500 or IELTS of at least 5.5.
3. Perference will be given to applicants with experience working for peace or human development.
4. Upon completion of their studies, applicants must be committed to return to Myanmar to work for peace and development.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must complete the attached form and either post or email it with necessary documents to

sgpburma@gmail.com

PO Box 8, Mae Ping Post Office, Chiang Mai, 50301 THAILAND

The application deadline is 15th March 2009. Late applications will not be considered. Applicants who are short-listed by the scholarship committee will be sent university application documents in May 2009. The final announcement of awards will be made in June 2009. Sucessful applicants will start the program in August 2009.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

1. No support is available under this program for dependants.
2. The scholarship will cover only one round-trip ticket from Myanmar to Cambodia. No support will be available for students to return to Myanmar in the middle of their degree programs.
3. The scholarship will also include a basic monthly allowance for food and accommodation.
4. Students supported by this program will be expected to meet Pannasastra University requirements, which include studying on a full-time basis and maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.
5. Successful applicants will be required to sign a grant letter and to observe the conditions of the award. If a student fails to observe the conditions, they will be liable to repay the money used to fund their studies.

For more information about the scholarship program, please e-mail sgpburma@gmail.com. More information about Pannasastra University is available at www.puc.edu.kh.

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