Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)-SEARCA Joint Scholarship

The three-year joint project between Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and SEARCA started in 2012 and has been renewed under a new structure for another three academic years, starting September 2016. Under the project, UPM will award one matching scholarship in the form of full fee waiver (2 years for Master and 3 years for PhD) to every one full scholarship from SEARCA for qualified nationals from the eleven member countries of SEAMEO who will pursue their Masters or PhD degrees at UPM.

NameInstitution/CountryField of Study/Thesis topicStatus
Mr. Philip Donald C. Sanchez Caraga University
Philippines

MS in Agricultural Process Engineering

  • Quality Evaluation of Sweet Potatoes (Ipomoea batatas L.) during Storage using Laser-light Backscattering Imaging Technique
Completed in 2020
Mr. Taweesak Viyachai Ubon Ratchathani University
Thailand

PhD in Horticulture

  • Development of Cut Chrysanthemum Production in in Substrate Culture under Restricted Root Volume
Completed in 2016
Ms. Nuraizat Abidin Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Darussalam

MS in Plant Pathology

  • Characterization and Pathogenecity of Bacterium Pantoea Stewartii causing Fruit Bronzing of Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus)
Ongoing
Ms. Arissara Sopawong Ubon Ratchathani University
Thailand

PhD in Biodiversity and Conservation of Natural Resources

  • Effects of aquaculture in fish conservation of indigenous species in the Lower Mekong river, Thailand
Ongoing
Mr. Truong Hong Vo Tuan Kiet Can Tho University
Vietnam

PhD in Agricultural Policy

  • Regional Economic Integration: Policy Scenarios for Sustainable Development Strategy of Mango Value-Chain in Mekong Delta towards Domestic and International Markets
Ongoing

Contact Information

For inquiries, please contact:

Education and Collective Learning - Graduate Scholarship and Institutional Development (ECL-GSID)
Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)
College, Los Baños, 4031 Laguna, Philippines
Tel: +63 49 554 9330 to 39; +63 49 536 2290; +63 49 572 3743; +63 2 8657 1300 to 02 local 2200 to 2203
Fax: +63 49 536 7097
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