Tuition Fee for MA

330,000 THB (1 year)

Tuition Fee for PhD

480,000 THB (3 years) or 720,000 THB (4 years)

Scholarship Eligibility

Students may apply for financial supports from CMU and/or SPP within the deadlines.

CMU TA/RA Grants

Chiang Mai University provides TA/RA grant for Thai and international students. The grant includes month allowance as 9,000 THB in an exchange of working as Teaching assistant or Research assistant for at least 6 hours per week but not exceeding 9 hours per week. The applicant can apply for both CMU Presidential Scholarship and CMU TA/RA Grants, but they will be selected to receive only one type which they meet the criteria the best.

Read more details: Graduate School, Chiang Mai University, THAILAND (

SPP TA/RA Scholarship

Thai and international students with outstanding academic performance and research topics relevant to the core research interest of the School of Public Policy are eligible to apply for the CMU Presidential Scholarship and the SPP Graduate Assistantship.

The SPP Graduate Assistantship is a salaried student employment opportunity for those enrolled in our Master program. Graduate assistants work a set number of hours per week and, in return, receive a tuition waiver. Depending on the availability of grants, assistantship may include a monthly living stipend for one year. SPP Graduate Assistantships are available on a limited basis and are awarded on the basis of merit. Applications can be made to the SPP Degree Programs office at the time of program application following CMU admission deadlines. Students seeking assistantships must meet the English requirements described in the CMU Graduate Education regulation. The SPP Graduate Assistantship approval process is done internally at the School of Public Policy by its own scholarship committee. Students holding the assistantship must be enrolled for a minimum of twelve credit hours for each regular semester in which the assistantship is awarded.

The CMU Presidential Scholarship is available for our PhD program, and it covers full tuition fee and living allowance for three years. For information regarding the current scholarship opportunity, please visit Graduate School, Chiang Mai University, THAILAND (