"CMB-Mahidol Postgraduate Scholarship Programs for Myanmar Scholars"

CMB-Mahidol Postgraduate Scholarship

CMB-Mahidol Postgraduate Scholarship Programs for Myanmar Scholars

This scholarship aims to build the capacity of Myanmar nationals who are working towards health equity, particularly those in ethnic minority areas of Myanmar. The applications will be for the 2024 academic year.

The scholarship applies to three programs in Mahidol University: Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Primary Health Care Development (MPHM) and Master of Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics (MSc Biomedical and Health Informatics).

Available Programs

Program Faculty Name of Degree Credits Duration of Study
Master of Public Health Faculty of Public Health MPH (Master of Public Health) 42 15 months
Master of Primary Health Care Management ASEAN Institute for Health Development MPHM (Master of Primary Health Care Management) 36 1 year
Master of Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics Faculty of Tropical Medicine M.Sc. (Biomedical and Health Informatics) 36 2 years
Master of Arts in Population and Sexual and Reproductive Health Institute for Population and Social Research M.A. (Population and Sexual and Reproductive Health) 36 2 years

*Note: The detail is subject to change.

  Nationality: Applicants must be Myanmar nationals  

General Requirements

  • 1. Completion of a Bachelor degree from an accredited institution (with discipline from Medicine, Veterinary Science, Dentistry, other health and related sciences, computer science*, or information and communication technology*)
    [* for applicants for MSc Biomedical and Health Informatics only]

  • 2. A person with experience in the healthcare system or in community/social works, particularly serving in vulnerable and underprivileged areas, or a promising young healthcare worker who has just completed Bachelor degree and has minimal experience, but having a strong academic record.

  • 3. English proficiency score minimum of IELTS 5.0, TOEFL-IBT 64, MU GRAD Plus 70, or MU ELT 84, which was taken within 2 years of this application (the applicants are encouraged to apply even though they are not ready to submit an English proficiency score report, but they need to demonstrate their English proficiency during the interview process).

  • 4. In addition, all candidates must fulfil the Mahidol University general postgraduate admission requirement and the requirement of each program of study.

The applicant’s experience in the particular field of study, social commitment and excellent academic track record will be important criteria for consideration for scholarship, and the applicant is expected to demonstrate evidence for these qualifications with the application.

Required Documents during Application
  • Complete the online application for scholarship (application opens on Nov 21 till Dec 31, 2022)
  • A copy of degree certificate (English translation attached together with the original language)
  • A copy of transcript (English translation attached together with the original language)
  • Two reference letters (see details)
  • Motivational letter of less than 1,000 words (the letter should cover not only academic goal of the applicant but how this scholarship will suit them and how he/she can contribute to their home country after completion of the degree).
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • English Proficiency Score (if any)
  • Any supporting documents to show evidence of work experience, training, academic credentials, etc.

Scholarship Process


CMB and Mahidol University are pleased to announce the CMB-Mahidol Postgraduate Scholarship Programs for Myanmar nationals. The scholarship aims for the capacity building for Myanmar nationals who are working on health equity, particularly in the ethnic minority area of Myanmar. The recruitment will be for the applications of the academic year 2024.

Further Information & Contact:
  • Mr. Abhichart Srisin
  • Email: