The pledge is the annual contribution from the Government of Japan for
the year 2012. The scholarships will enable one Doctoral student and
one Master student to study Remote Sensing and Geographic Information
Systems at AIT’s School of Engineering and technology (SET). Two
scholarships (1 Doctoral and 1 Master) have already been offered to two
students, one from India and the other from Nepal, in January 2013
Since 1969, Japan has been a substantial partner donor to AIT,
providing considerable financial support for academic scholarships and
campus infrastructure works. To date, 931 students from 30 different
countries across Asia have earned graduate degrees courtesy of
scholarships provided by the Government of Japan.
Currently, students from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Indonesia,
Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia fall under priority one
for government-funded scholarships. Students from Bangladesh, Bhutan,
Nepal and Timor-Leste fall under priority 2, and students from India,
Mongolia, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka fall under priority three.