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Japanese Government Scholarships for January 2018 Intake

Application deadline: 15 October 2017

Japanese Government Scholarships January 2018 Intake

The Government of Japan is offering doctoral scholarships  in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (RS-GIS)of the  School of Engineering and Technology (SET) for qualified applicants from the following 3 priority countries.

First priority:

Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia.

Second priority:

Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Timore-Leste

Third priority:

India, Mongolia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka



  • have strong academic records (both undergraduate and graduate) and normally hold a four-year bachelor's degree, and a Master's degree, preferably with a combination of course and thesis work, from an institution of good standing, acceptable to AIT. The minimum GPA requirement for admission to the doctoral program is 3.50 or equivalent at the master's degree level.

  • submit a brief outline of dissertation research proposal including the required research facilities, if necessary.

  • receive a written confirmation that a faculty member at AIT is available and willing to supervise.


  •  Visa fee 
  •  Tuition and registration fees ( maximum 6 semesters)
  •  Bursary and accommodation costs
  •  Medical insurance 
  •  One round-trip international air travel-economy class (for non-Thai applicants)
  •  Research support
  •  Student Union fee