MSSRC Scholarship Program

Mekong Regional Studies Major

In order to support higher education in the Greater Mekong Sub-region(GMS), the Mekong Sub-region Social Research Centre (MSSRC) currently offers two scholarships for GMS students to enroll in Ubon Ratchathani University's MA program in Social Sciences and Development majoring in Mekong Regional Studies . By offering such scholarships, the MSSRC aims to provide a mechanism for academic integration in the GMS, to increase support in developing human resources and knowledge in the region, and to foster a broad academic network and close relations among regional scholars.

Scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to undertake advanced studies and who demonstrate the potential to make outstanding contributions in developing knowledge about the Greater Mekong Sub-region. The scholarship covers two years of study for each fellow, and includes tuition, transportation to and from Ubon Ratchathani, and a stipend for living costs. This year the scholarship program has awarded two scholarships to students from Lao PDR. MSSRC Scholarship Students In subsequent years we plan to expand the program to cover students from all GMS countries.