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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: http://www.ihrp.mahidol.ac.th/index.php/en/academic-admissions/scholarships/129-norwegian-scholarship

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

For more information: http://www.ihrp.mahidol.ac.th/index.php/en/academic-admissions/scholarships/137-coming-soon-in-academic-year-20162017-master-of-arts-in-human-rights-international-program-emerging-scholar-information-and-application

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: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , MA Program: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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 http://www.grad.mahidol.ac.th/en/current-students/academic-calendar.php.  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.