University Scholarships

University Scholarships


▪   Without people educated at tertiary level, communities are less likely to be able to direct development of their communities as they see fit

▪   Communities may lack awareness of their level of development due to lack of education

▪   Community leaders are often unable to solve challenges related to local development because they are unaware of macro-level processes that have local impacts

▪   There is a shortage of well-educated and experienced leaders across many communities in the Mekong Sub-Region

▪   The communities most in need of educated leaders are usually the communities most unable to afford the cost of tertiary education for individuals


▪   To promote the development of the countries in the Mekong Sub-Region

▪   To support the education of students at university level with scholarships for tuition and fees, living costs, and essential supplies

▪   To prioritise students who are likely to have a positive multiplier effect in their communities

▪   To prioritise students who are likely to have a direct impact from the application of their knowledge gained from university studies


USP Laos fact sheet >

USP Myanmar fact sheet >

USP Cambodia fact sheet >


University Scholarship Application Forms

▪   INTERNATIONAL: CLOSED – The online application form will re-open in December 2023

▪  CAMBODIA: CLOSED – application form publication date, to be determined.

▪   MYANMAR: CLOSED – application form publication date, to be determined.

▪  LAO PDR: OPEN – Application form for the 2023-24 University Scholarship Lao PDR Programme> DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM (PDF)

▪  THAILAND: OPEN – Application form for 2023-24 University Scholarship Thailand Programme> CLICK HERE


We here summarise our annual updates collected from our Myanmar and Laos alumni.

▪   Myanmar Alumni Report 2018
▪   Laos Alumni Report 2018


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