IRRI Training Scholarship

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IRRI Training Scholarship: Scholarships are available to support highly qualified scientists from developing countries.

IRRI administer scholarship funds for several donor agencies.

The selection is highly competitive but institutions may endorse applicants.

Two-degree scholarships are available - full scholarships and thesis scholarships.

Full Scholarships

  • Full scholarships or research scholars for coursework and thesis are granted to qualified students from countries with relatively less developed educational systems.
  • It supports all coursework requirements and thesis research.
  • Scholars receiving a full scholarship are normally enrolled at the University of the Philippines Los Baños.
  • Full MS scholars are supported for a maximum of 3 years.
  • Full PhD scholars are required to complete their program within 4 years.

    Thesis Scholarships

  • Thesis scholarships are available to those who have finished their formal studies and are ready to conduct thesis research.
  • Thesis scholars or research scholars for thesis only mostly came from developing countries with advanced university systems.
  • MS and PhD. scholars are allowed a maximum of 2 and 3 years, respectively, to complete their research and write-up.

    Affiliate research scholarships are also granted, the financial support however, come from any sponsoring institution or organization.

    IRRI scientists only supervise the scholars.

    Most of the affiliate research scholars are scientists from developing countries.

    IRRI Training further support student interns under the degree program whose academic requirements entail a one-month to one year work experience.

    These interns are granted funding assistance by another organization and are supervised by IRRI scientists.

    Deadline: 31st July each year.

    For more information and application, visit: IRRI Training Scholarship Website

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