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Canada- Myanmar IDRC Fellowship

(short-term and long-term) Scholarship for Certificate / One-year master’s Program

For Gender and Development Studies

Canada-Myanmar IDRC Fellowship is funded under the Knowledge for Democracy-Myanmar Initiative by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in partnership with Global Affairs Canada.

Application Deadline for August 2024 Intake: May 1, 2024

For both the certificate program and one-year master’s program scholarship, applicants need to apply for the Gender and Development Studies (GDS) under the Department of Development and Sustainability, School of Environment, Resources and Development, to be eligible for this scholarship. Please carefully select your academic program when applying to the AIT system.

Eligible Country:

  • Myanmar only

Application Requirements

  • Must be Myanmar national.
  • Must provide two recommendation letters from your current employment supervisor and/or a past academic advisor of a prior education degree as part of your application.
  • Have successfully completed a minimum of a three-year university minimum.
  • Have strong experience working on gender equality, human rights and justice, peace and security, and democracy areas
  • clearly show motivation and strong commitment. Please include your statement of purpose in the application highlighting your motivation to join the program.
  • commit to write an editorial/ opinion piece upon completion (for certificate program)/ research brief (for one-year master’s program)
  • have thorough command of written English (IELTS or AIT-EET 6.0 or above). See http://bit.ly/ait-eng-req
  • Applicants must apply to http://bit.ly/ait-admission and pay the processing fee

Female applicants and candidates from different ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. People with professional experiences on gender equality/ development/ human rights are given priority.

Duration and Commencement

Certificate program is for 4 months (January to April / August to November)

One-year master’s is for 12 months (two semesters and one intersemester).

All further details regarding additional benefits and the additional application processes will be provided after being awarded the scholarship.

For any inquiry, please contact us at [email protected]

To apply AIT, please visit http://bit.ly/ait-admission

Further Inquiries

For further inquiries on AIT Admissions Requirements and Procedures, applicants can visit the AIT Admissions website. You may also contact the following address:

Admissions and Scholarships Unit
Asian Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 4, KlongLuang
Pathumthani 12120
 (662) 524 5024, 31-33

 [email protected]