Joint Thailand/Sweden PhD Scholarships
ISP and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has in 2015 partnered with the Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA) and the Thailand Research Fund (TRF).
This partnership offers scholarships to PhD students in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laods, Myanmar, Nepal and Vietnam, in 2019 extended to Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Students are registered at Thai Universities, where they spend two years of their PhD training, with one intermittent year in Sweden. Up to five scholarships are awarded each year, in the wider fields of biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics, normally announced in the spring.
In 2019, the responsibilities of TRF was transferred to Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI) under the Thai Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Innovation.