Japan Govt. Scholarship for Master Degree Program in Marine Plastics Abatement at AIT, Thailand

Scholarship in Natural Science
  • Thailand, Thailand
  • Apply Before : June 30, 2021

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 146372
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration One year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Overview of the program

The Japanese government offers and funds scholarships for a one-year master’s degree program on Marine Plastics Abatement (MPA) to train new generations of environmental leaders in Asia to combat ocean plastic pollution through advanced technologies and effective management practices. This program is available to applicants from developing countries to empower them to tackle the solution and contribute to the achievement of SDGs. Therefore, if you are passionate about the issue, do apply.


Deadline: 30 June 2021

Host country: Thailand 

Scholarship provider: Japan Government

Host institution: School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Duration: One year

Study area: Marine Plastics Abatement (MPA)


The scholarship provides:

  • Tuition and enrolment fees
  • Bursary & accommodation allowances
  • Health insurance
  • Visa renewal cost
  • Research grant
  • Return travel cost from applicant’s home country to Thailand


  • Nationals of developing countries can apply for this scholarship.

Candidates must meet the AIT Entry Requirements such as:

  • Hold a 4-year bachelor’s degree program or its corresponding qualification acceptable to AIT & from a reputable institution of higher education;

English language Proficiency Requirement by having one of:

  • AIT-EET: 6
  • IELTS-Academic: 6 (writing 6)
  • TOEFL Paper: 550 (writing 59-61)
  • TOEFL CBT: 213 (writing 25-26)
  • TOEFL IBT: 80 (writing 21-23)
  • Candidates must apply for the one-year Master’s Program in Marine Plastic Abatement Program at SERD-AIT
  • Diversity in terms of students’ home countries in the selection process will be considered.

How to apply?

You can apply online for the scholarship.

Apply Online

For more information about the program, visit the website of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) website.

Should you have further queries, you can contact using the following contact mediums:

Admissions and Scholarship Unit, Office of Student Affairs: admissions@ait.ac.th

Office of International Affairs: oia@ait.ac.th

Environmental and Engineering Program (EEM): suchitra@ait.ac.th

Application is closed.

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