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Maiden batch of Kurita Scholars return after internship

Maiden batch of Kurita Scholars return after internship

The first batch of three Kurita scholars, Ms. Oum Somaly, Mr. Raksmey Ang, and Nandana Hewawasage Sajith Madhawa Premarathna returned to AIT after their week-long internship with Kurita in Japan. This ia a part of the Kurita Water and Environment Foundation (KWEF) scholarship program, where KWEF has granted three full scholarships to students to pursue a Master’s degree program at AIT.

While Madhawa, who is from Sri Lanka, studies in Environmental Engineering and Management (EEM), Oum from Cambodia is pursuing her Master’s in Natural Resources Management.

50 Scholarships from Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

50 Scholarships from Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of the Royal Thai Government has announced the launch of a new scholarship program for its employees to pursue Master’s and Doctoral programs at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Fifty employees (25 each for Master’s and Doctoral students) will be granted scholarships over the next five years (2018-2022).

The official announcement was made following the meeting of the Thai cabinet on 3 July 2018. Col.

Partnership with Druk Green Power Corporation

Partnership with Druk Green Power Corporation

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has partnered with Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC), Bhutan to offer postgraduate degree programs, and conduct training and capacity building courses for DGPC professionals.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by AIT and DGPC on 25 June 2018, aimed at both long-term and short-term customized professional development courses,  including postgraduate certificate, master’s, and professional master’s degree programs for engineers and management staff.

AIT partners with IIT Roorkee

AIT partners with IIT Roorkee

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, to promote joint academic and research activities.

At the exchange ceremony of the MoU,Prof. Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, described AIT as a “natural partner,” stating that the two institutes have complementary strengths.