RTG Fellowships

The vision of the Royal Thai Government (RTG) is to prepare the country and its people for the emerging ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Through its no-bond RTG Fellowships at AIT, it seeks to prepare its engineers, scientists and managers to become global citizens and emerge as key drivers of Thailand's international competitiveness. Thus, generous academic fellowships are being offered to Thai students to pursue Master's and Ph.D. programs


  • Thai national only
  • Having English proficiency as required by AIT
  • Four-year Bachelor's degree from a recognized university

RTG Fellowships for Master Degree


Value of Fellowship Grant Cumulative GPA requirementfor Tier 1 universities* Cumulative GPA requirementfor Tier 2 universities
100% (48 credits) 848,000 Baht (covers entire study cost of 4 semesters) GPA ≥ 3.00  GPA ≥ 3.50
87.5% (42 credits) 752,000 Baht (covers 42 credits fees and 4 semesters registration fees, student pays remainder 6 credits: 96,000 baht, tuition fees) - GPA ≥ 3.25
75% (36 credits) 636,000 Baht (covers 3 semesters, student pays remainder 212,000 baht as one semester cost) GPA ≥2.75 GPA ≥ 3.00
50% (24 credits) 424,000 Baht (covers 2 semesters, student pays same amount for 2 semesters) - GPA ≥ 2.75

RTG Fellowships for Ph.D. Degree

Applicants should have a Cumulative GPA of 3.50 in their Master’s degree and 2.75 in their undergraduate program from top universities *(3.00 for other universities). In case scholar do not meet GPA criteria, he or she can submit an article indexed in Scopus along with their GPA to fulfill the criteria.
(*) Top 1,000 universities ranked by QS World University Rankings are rated as Top Universities [ QS Ranking within 1000]: In Thailand, the following universities have QS World University Ranking within 1000: (1) Chulalongkorn University #271, (2) Mahidol University #380, (3) Chiang Mai University #651-700, (4) Thammasat University #601-650, (5) Kasetsart University #800+, (6) Khon Kaen University #801+, (7) King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi #801+,and (8) Prince of Songkla University #801+.
(*) Top  350 Asian Universities ranked by QS World University Rankings are rated as Top Universities [ QS Ranking within 350]:  In Thailand, the following universities have QS Asian University Ranking within 350: 1) King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang # 261-270 , (2) Suranaree University of Technology #301-350 , (3) King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok#301-350 (4), Naresuan University#301-350 (5), Silpakorn University  #301-350.

Please note:

  1. RTG Fellowships cover tuition and registration fees, but do not cover accommodation fees or living expenses.
  2. Applicants who have tested (AIT-English Entry Test: AIT-EET) but have yet to reach the minimum entry score of 6 are encouraged to attend the Bridging Program starting June 2019 to improve their English proficiency and academic communication skills (See  http://languages.ait.ac.th/bp/ for more information)".
Ms. Wilailak at 02-524-5023 or
Ms. Kanchana at 02-524-6119 or
Email: rtg@ait.ac.th.
Deadline: 10 June 2020