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Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Mar-2016
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AwardThe scholarship allows for reduced tuition and thesis fees (4,200 Baht per credit to 1,200 Baht per credit each term and a 50 % of the cost of the thesis fee). There is no living allowance.
EligibilityGraduate/Masters, english language proficiency
Scholarship provider contact details

Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, 
Mahidol University
Panyaphiphat Building
999 Phuttamonthon 4 Rd., 
Nakhon Pathom 73170, 
Tel : (66) 2-441-0813-5 
Fax : (66) 2-441-0872-3

What is Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) 2016?

The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) is currently accepting applications for its newly established Master of Arts in Human Rights (International Program) Emerging Scholar Program. The IHRP Emerging Scholar will have a background in and commitment to the study and practice of international human rights. They will also possess a demonstrated interest in pursuing career related to international human rights. In this inaugural year, one student will be selected as the Emerging Scholar. The scholar will be expected to fulfill all course and thesis requirements within 18 months from commencement of the program.

The scholarship is intended for students from developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

The Role of IHRP Emerging Scholars

First and foremost the recipient of the scholarship will be expected to focus on the academically rigorous course requirements of the MA Human Rights (International Program). Additionally, as a promising leader in the human rights field, the IHRP Emerging Scholar will have the opportunity to play a vital role in the daily life of the Institute. Scholars will have the chance to assist on various IHRP activities and programs of the Institute, and will be able to work closely with affiliated faculty members on human rights-related research and other academic activities.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Applicants eligible to be considered for this scholarship must

  • meet admissions requirements for the MA Human Rights (International Program);
  • and be judged capable of finishing coursework and defending a thesis within 18 months.
  • Very strong English skills

How can you apply ?

Application can be send by Post only.


Question: Are there scholarship or tuition waiver opportunities for the MA and/or PhD Programs?

AnswerMahidol University and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarship currently accepts applications from IHRP MA and PhD students who are Myanmar nationals and Nationals from the following countries ONLY: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

Application Deadline: 31 March 2016 for MA and 30 April 2016 for PhD

For more information:

IHRP offers the Emerging Scholar Program for MA Human Rights (International Program) for Academic Year 2016/2017.

For more information:

On a case by case basis there may also be opportunities for tuition fee reductions and partially waived Research Supply fee for PhD. Students. For further information please email PhD Program: , MA Program:

Question: When do the MA and PhD programs begin each year? Are there multiple course commencement dates?

Answer: Both the MA and PhD programs start the first semester in mid-August of each year and start the second semester in early January. Please check at  Please note that the start date for the IHRP Programs which may slightly differs from the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Question: Do you accept students in the second semester?

Answer: There are opportunities to commence the MA and PhD Program during the second-semester which begins in Mid-January of each year. The MA and PhD program accepts applicants into second-semester on a case by case basis.

Question: When will I hear the result of my application?

Answer: It takes approximately two months from the application deadline to finish the selection process.  Applicants can expect to know results after that.

Terms and Conditions

Please follow application requirements for the M.A. (International Programme) at Please also note that applicants do not need to send a separate scholarship application form, but please indicate “The Emerging Scholar Program” under section Financial Details in the application form.


The Emerging Scholar Program will commence for Academic Year 2016/2017. Deadline: March 31, 2016.


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