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Scholarship Program for ASEAN Nationals


About SCG Foundation:
“Concern for Social Responsibility” is one of the four principles long upheld by the Siam Cement Group (SCG) in doing business. Over the last 40 years, SCG Foundation was established to carry out activities dedicated to social contribution, human resources development especially of children and youth, creating sustainable benefits for all the communities and countries where SCG operates.

SCG Foundation is committed to expanding educational opportunities to the Southeast Asian countries in the hope of helping to develop their human resources so they can contribute to the development of their own countries. At the same time, it helps promote Thailand and makes the country a regional hub of the international education.
Scholarship Program for ASEAN Nationals:
 

SCG Foundation provides scholarships for the government staff and general public in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Indonesia to pursue their studies in the Bachelor, Master or Doctoral level at the leading educational institutions in Thailand.

For this year,SCG Foundation also continue offering scholarships opportunities to talent students of ASEAN countries to come study in Thailand.

Numbers and Fields of Scholarships:
Vietnam
Degree Field of Study University
Master Chemical Engineering Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology
Master Business Administration Assumption University of Thailand
Cambodia
Degree Field of Study University
Master Mechanical Engineering Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology
Master Business Administration Assumption University of Thailand
Indonesia
Degree Field of Study University
Master Engineering
(Industrial/Energy)
Asian Institute of Technology
The Philippines
Degree Field of Study University
Master Engineering
( Pulp & Paper)
Asian Institute of Technology
Benefit Package:
      Tuition fees
      Monthly Allowance
      Dormitory fees
      Health insurance
      Passport and visa fees
      Uniform
      Yearly roundtrip air ticket
      Education-related fees
      Internship opportunity with SCG
      Field trip e.g. Company & Plant Visit, sightseeing and group activities
Eligibility Qualifications:
      For Master Degree
        Last year university student OR recent graduates with work experience 0 – 2 years
        GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 scale (7.00/10.00 scale for Vietnam)
        GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 scale for Cambodia & Indonedia
        GPA of at least 3.00 out of 4.00 scale (or equal GWA 2.00-1.00 for The Philipines)
How to Apply:
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Step 1: Type 1-page essay and e-mail to nattapoa@scg.co.th
Topic: “My Intention to Contribute to Society, if I am granted the Scholarship”
Step 2: All candidates MUST apply directly at http://www.ait.ac.th/admissions


Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT)

Step 1: Type 1-page essay and e-mail to nattapoa@scg.co.th
Topic: “My Intention to Contribute to Society, if I am granted the Scholarship”
Step 2: Click here for download SIIT application and e-mail to nattapoa@scg.co.th together with Transcript, Letter of Recommendation


Assumption University of Thailand (ABAC)

Step 1: Type 1-page essay and e-mail to nattapoa@scg.co.th
Topic: “My Intention to Contribute to Society, if I am granted the Scholarship”
Step 2: Click here for download ABAC application and e-mail to nattapoa@scg.co.th together with Transcript, Letter of Recommendation
 
Application Deadline:
Friday, 24 Septermber 2010 (for SIIT) and Friday, 15 October 2010 (for AIT & ABAC)
 
Selection Process:
      For Master Degree Scholarshp
        Initial screening based on academic background and essay
        Examination: English and Mathematics (for MBA Scholarship)
        Final interview
   
 
Semester Begins:
      Asian Institute of Technology: January 2011
      Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology: November 2010
      Assumption University of Thailand: January 2011
 
Some of SCG Scholarship Grantees:
“I am very happy for receiving this good opportunity from SCG Foundation. About study, I am impressed with professors here, for they are specialists who listen to our ideas regarding thesis topics. ”

Nguyen Thai Hien Vietnam Master candidate in Chemical Engineering SIIT
   
“I will encourage all students to study hard and apply for scholarship abroad because this will allow them to gain knowledge, better understand life and learn good things. ”

Oum Sovuthy Cambodia Freshman in Business Administration Assumption University
   
“Besides the thoughtful receiving from SCG, I also receive so much help from Vietnamese senior students. I now have worth experience in studying and living here. ”

Chuong Ma Tien Vietnam Master candidate in Pulp and Paper AIT
   
“It is an honor for me to receive this opportunity to continue my education. This scholarship will greatly help me to pursue my academic success and also give me new experience to study overseas with different background and culture.”

Rahardi Yonioristanto Indonesia Master candidate in Information, Computer and Communication Technology SIIT
   
 
Contact Information:
      Mr. Nattapon Arawan
        Siam Cement Group Corporate Headquarter, Building 1,1st floor 1 Siam Cement Rd., Bangsue Bangkok, Thailand 10800
          Tel: + 66 2 586 3534 Fax: + 66 2 586 3549 E-mail: nattapoa@scg.co.th
 
To Learn More about Universities:
      Asian Institute of Technology
      Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology
      Assumption University of Thailand