ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Program provides opportunities for American
candidates at all degree levels to undertake
study/research projects in a broad range of disciplines
at Thai education institutions or relevant agencies for
10 months for research grant or 12 months for study
May - October
1. U.S. citizenship at the time of application.
Permanent residents are not eligible.
2. B.A. degree or the equivalent conferred before the
start of the grant.
3. In the creative and performing arts, four years of
professional training and/or experience meets the basic
4. Good health. Grantees will be required to submit a
satisfactory Medical Certificate from a physician.
5. Proficiency in the written and spoken language of the
host country sufficient to communicate with the people
and to carry out the proposed study. This is especially
important for projects in the social sciences and the
1. Candidates who have undertaken their higher education
primarily at educational institutions in the U.S.
Undergraduate study abroad will not be considered a
2. Candidates who have not resided or studied in the
country to which they are applying for more than six
months, not counting undergraduate study abroad. Duty
abroad in the Armed Forces of the United States is not
considered disqualifying within the meaning of this
3. For most programs, applicants who have had extensive
previous foreign experience in the host country are at a
competitive disadvantage, but are still eligible to
The Institute of International Education (IIE)