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2021 Fulbright Junior Reseach Scholarship Program (JRS)

Announcement for 2021 Fulbright Junior Research Scholarship Program (JRS)

Fulbright Thailand (Thailand-U.S. Educational Foundation), in cooperation with the Thailand Research Fund (TRF), is pleased to announce the “Fulbright – Thailand Research Fund (TRF) Junior Research Scholarship Program (JRS),” which is aimed to develop the capabilities of Thai university staff members and interested persons to gain six months of research experience in the United States as part of their doctoral dissertation requirements.


Five (5) grants are available for the 2021 academic year. Two (2) will be awarded under the Fulbright Program and up to three (3) will be under the Fulbright-TRF partnership. For the grant sponsored by Fulbright Thailand, benefits are intended to cover round-trip international airfare, monthly stipend for six months, in-transit allowance and health insurance. For the Fulbright-TRF partnership, funding support will be mainly provided by the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) with additional fund from Fulbright Thailand for a period not exceeding six months.


Fulbright Thailand will assist the grantees in the visa process, coordinate with the host U.S. institutions and offer non-monetary benefits, including orientations, enrichment seminars, international conferences, etc., which will help grantees to get access to their chosen host universities and create quality international networks.


Please read Program Announcement, Guidelines for Online Application, and Fulbright Plagiarism Policy as attached below, before starting your online application.


Important note: applicants are required to submit online application in the system by 1 pm on Friday, October 9, 2020 (Thailand local time and date).


EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR JRS-TRF (The Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Students Category only): Friday, October 23, 2020, at 1pm (Thailand local time and date).


For further information, please contact Khun Saithip at 02-285-0581/2 #107 (during the office hours from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm) or