MAPS Scholarships for International Students at Thammasat University,Thailand

MAPS Program provides students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the history, politics, law, and economies of the Asia-Pacific region.

The program adopts multidisciplinary approaches to give students an understanding of contemporary regional issues; allows participants to integrate study of business, economics, politics and law; and prepares and trains graduates for careers in the public sector, diplomatic service, academic and research institutions, consultancies, and international organizations.



Scholarships Number and Award:

The scholarship worth approximately 570,000 THB is fully funded and provides the following benefits for the recipient only. The duration of the scholarships covers three academic semesters and one summer semester (approximately 16-18 months depending on academic year announced by Thammasat University). Terms & Conditions may apply.

MAPS – Royal Thai Government Scholarship: 6 awards only and MAPS – Thammasat University Scholarship: 10-12 awards


Education Level & Subject:

Scholarships are available for pursuing Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) in the field of Asia Pacific Studies.



-Currently, there are two types of scholarship available for International students and one for Thai students.

-A Bachelor’s Degree in any field with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above from an accredited university.

-Minimum requirement of English Proficiency is 6.5 IELTS (IELTS 6.0 is acceptable see NOTE), 550 for paper-based TOEFL test, 79 for internet-based TOEFL test, and 213 for computer-based TOEFL test or 550 for TU-GET. The official score report of English
Proficiency is valid only if the test was taken no more than 2 years prior to the last date of the application submission period. However, the requirement for English Proficiency does not apply to native English speakers.

-Students with an international Bachelor’s Degree Program are not required to submit official evidence of English Proficiency test score upon application submission.
4th-year students who expect to graduate in the 2nd semester may apply for admission by submitting a Certified Letter of Expected Date of Graduation.

-A statement of purpose and Study Plan of approximately 500 words each.

-If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.


Required Documents:

-Application Form

-Official Transcript (certified copy) Original copy will be submitted at the time of registration

-Proof of English Proficiency

-Statement of Purpose & Study Plan

-One ID Photo (Passport size)

-Passport Copy for International students and Thai ID Card for Thai Students

-Evidence of Payment (Application Fee, please refer to 1* & 2**)

-If you enclose any additional document, please specify


How to Apply:

Please mail the completed application and all required documents to MAPS Administration Office through email



April 30, 2019


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