SEARCA Graduate Scholarships in Agriculture for Southeast Asians



The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is a non-profit organization which is known for its excellent high quality graduate study in agriculture sector. SEARCA is offering Masters (MS)/PhD Scholarship Programme for bright and talented agricultural scientists and professionals of the Southeast Asian region including ; Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.



Scholarship Provider:


SEARCA Graduate Scholarships in Agriculture is providing this scholarship under five (05) hosting institutions.


Institution Name                                                             Area


Area of Study:


SEARCA Graduate Scholarships will provide Masters or PhD Degree programme  to –

  • Inclusive and sustainable agricultural sector.
§  Environmental Sciences

§  Agro-industrial Technology

§  Engineering

  • Rural development sector.
§  Agricultural/Biological sciences

§  Social Sciences

§  Economics and Agribusiness

§  Forestry and Fisheries

          Sectors: (Included but not limited)




Benefits of this Scholarship:

The scholarship would facilitate applicants by :

  • Bearing tuition and other fees.
  • Providing travel allowance
  1. Home country to university.
  2. Local transport.
  • Providing support for thesis/ dissertion.
  • Furnishing through :
  1. Book and supplies allowances.
  2. Medical insurance.
  3. Stipend for expenses of –
  4. Lodging
  5. Incidental issues.



The specified eligibility for SEARCA Graduate Scholarships in Agriculture sector includes:

Eligible Countries





Focused research criteria


o   Brunei.

o   Darussalam.

o   Cambodia.

o   Indonesia.

o   Lao.

o   People’s Democratic Republic.

o   Malaysia.

o   Myanmar.

o   The Philippines

o   Singapore

o   Thailand.

o   Timor-Leste

o   Vietnam


o   Age limit: less than 35.


o   Regular employee of:


§  Academic

§  Research

§  Government Intuitions.






Inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) based:


§  Research.

§  Strategic thrusts on

1)social inclusion,

2) Environmental sustainability

3) Cross-cutting concerns.



How to Apply:

Applicant should go into step by step for applying this scholarship:


  • Steps:


  • Collect original required documents.
  • Visit to website.

Website Address:


  • Fill-up the application form.
  • Provide accurate and relevant information.
  • Cross check the documents from the respective Ministries of Education/Higher Education of host country.
  • Attach the related and necessary documents according to the instructions.
  • Submit the application.


Time to Apply: 31st July of every year.




For further inquiry Applicants could visit to –


Scholarship Homepage: