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Thailand Government Scholarship

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About the Scholarship

The LSE Asia Research Centre (ARC)–Thailand Government Scholarship scheme is a partnership between the Royal Thai Embassy in London and the Asia Research Centre, LSE. The Scholarship aims to promote better understanding of, and knowledge regarding, Thailand.

The LSE student selected for the Scholarship will visit Thailand and spend a minimum period of six weeks and a maximum period of two months in Thailand to undertake research on a project of relevance to Thailand and gain cultural exposure and understanding of the country. The Scholar will also be able to conduct any project of their interest on Thailand as part of their study programme at LSE.


The successful applicant will visit Thailand and complete their Scholarship no later than end-September 2015. The Scholarship provides travel, accommodation and subsistence costs. The Scholar is required to submit a report of their project to the Asia Research Centre within two weeks of their return.

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Application Criteria

The Scholarship is available to British students registered for any degree programme at the LSE. Should a suitable British student not be identified, LSE students from other countries who are likely to continue their careers in the United Kingdom beyond the period of their studies will be considered.

Application Process

Applications are now closed

To be considered for the LSE ARC–Thailand Government Scholarship you will need to submit the following documents:

  • Short statement (up to 700 words) outlining the proposed project to be undertaken by you, and how you would benefit from the Scholarship;
  • Copy of your CV/resume;
  • Letter of support from your supervisor or tutor.

Applications should be submitted not later than Monday 30th March 2015 at the following address: arc@lse.ac.uk. Please indicate Thailand Government Scholarship in the subject line. Successful candidates will be invited to attend a brief interview.

Thailand Government Scholars


Michael Pearson


Deborah Mbakwe

Samuel Peat



Laura Aumeer

Kamila Baczek




Scott MacDonald

Polly McKinlay




Sarah Alexandra George

Timothy Williams