Master and Doctoral Scholarships at the Institute of Science and Technology, Thailand


APPLY NOW UNTILL 15 January 2020

Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology welcomes all applicants:

  • Master and Doctoral degree programs in Materials Science and Engineering (International Program), School of Molecular Science and Engineering (MSE)
  • Master and Doctoral degree programs in Chemical Engineering (International Program), School of Energy Science and Engineering (ESE)
  • Master and Doctoral degree programs in Biomolecular Science and Engineering, School of Biomolecular Science and Engineering (BSE)
  • Master and Doctoral degree programs in Information Science and Technology, School of Information Science and Technology (IST)


Master and Doctoral degree programs in Materials Science and Engineering. (International Program)

The excellence in teaching and research can unite. We pay great attention to the quality of faculty members and research that can impact not only to the academic community but also to the industry with tangible applications. Collaborations with industry are given high priority by our faculty members leading to research collaborations and funding. At MSE, we solve problems at the molecular level. Thorough understanding of the molecules will definitely lead to endless research possibility and imagination. MSE focuses on the explorations of new materials having novel properties, functions and applications. Students are one of the key success of MSE. Therefore, we focus on the quality and efficiency of teaching and believe that the students today will soon become the world-leading researchers that impact the global scientific community.




Master and Doctoral degree programs in Chemical Engineering. (International Program)

At the School of Energy Science and Engineering, our carefully selected talented students will be given opportunities to learn from a pool of professionally excellent faculty members how to design innovative technological systems, to find sustainable solutions to energy-relevant social problems, and to eventually become leaders in a global level.



Master and Doctoral degree programs in Biomolecular Science and Engineering. (International Program)

This ambitious program will equip students with the most current knowledge and techniques in this fast-growing field. Students will be guided through solid fundamental research at the interface of biological and biophysical chemistry, cell and molecular biology, and chemical and process engineering. We aim to become a significant international contributor to emerging technology areas such as synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, enzyme engineering, biocatalysis, biosensors and biodevices. Our research will provide Thailand with new technologies and tools for industry and bio-innovation.


Master and Doctoral degree programs in Information Science and Technology. (International Program)

We have created a lifelong learning environment that promotes creativity and innovation with strong fundamental knowledges toward world-class research and development. Top multi-disciplinary researchers and professors, best-in-class R&D infrastructure and well-funded support systems as well as international collaborations are our key ingredients to cultivate future leaders in information science and technologies. With the key industry partners, we expect to produce results in top publication venues and help propelling business to new economy with advanced collaborative R&D projects. Top quality education in a true international environment is our number one goal”.


VISTEC was established by PTT Group. They also strongly believe that VISTEC can be a higher-education research institute dedicated to science and technology with the missions to foster exceptional scientists and to build cutting-edge knowledge and innovation is crucial for the nation. VISTEC is the first world-class research and educational institute in science and technology in Wangchan Valley (EECi), Rayong, Thailand, with the emphasis on knowledge discovery and interdisciplinary cutting-edge research. Moreover, VISTEC has been sponsored by Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited, Kasikornbank PCL. and Siam Commercial Bank PCL.

Now, VISTEC 2019-2020 admission is closed. Additionally, the first semester of the academic year 2019-2020 will start in August 2019. Thank you for your interest.

Education and Research Supports
All accepted students will receive education and research supports as outlined below.
1. Full scholarship and general research funding with no obligation after graduation covering**:

  • University fees (600,000-1,500,000 THB throughout the length of the study, depending on the selected program)
  • Monthly stipend (444,000-1,350,000 THB throughout the length of the study, depending on the selected program)
  • Research operation (300,000-750,000 THB throughout the length of the study, depending on the selected program)
  • Travel expenses for presenting at conferences (up to 50,000 to 150,000 THB throughout the length of the study, depending on the selected program)
  • Supporting resources such as personal computer, books, and stationery (30,000 THB)
  • All expenses for conducting research abroad (up to 1,000,000 THB for PhD programs only)
2. Srimedhi Scholarship receiver will be granted by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to receive THB 2,000,000 for conducting research abroad (for PhD programs only)
3. Excellent, all-inclusive campus facilities:

  • Residences for all students with weekly transportation back and forth between VISTEC and Bangkok also provided.
  • Facilities for sports and students’ activities
  • Modern and eco-friendly architecture
4. State-of-the-art research facilities
5. Outstanding faculty members and researchers
6. Opportunities for collaborating with leading industries and research institutes
7. Located in EECi (Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation)
** The scholarship details comply with the university rules and regulations.

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript (s)
  3. Statement of Purpose


  4. Letters of Recommendation
  5. Official English test score (TOEFL (iBT)=80, IELTS=6.0 or CU-TEP=80) or at the discretion of the admission commitree
  6. Publications, awards & honors
  7. Portfolio and other relevant documents

* The documents according to no. 4-7 are required to submit for further consideration and all successful candidates must submit the documents on time.
*  The documents according to no. 7 is limited in 2-3 pages and 5% ranking confirmation letter can be submitted (if any).

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