Bursary/Scholarship

Klintiendharm Foundation offers financial assistance to students at the International Buddhist College (IBC).

Starting from AY2017/18, for residential B.A. and M.A. students, the scholarship granted is up to USD 5,500 and not less than USD 4,200 per student per academic year. The scholarship and bursary awarded will be determined by Grade Performance Average (GPA) from Academic and Conduct grade from each individual student of the previous academic year.

B.A. Program Scholarship
In AY2017/18, new students applied for financial assistance receiving Scholarship ‘B’ of 156,000 THB (US4,500). This scholarship includes first year’s tuition fees (83,000 THB), 11 months of hostel and meal fees (44,000 THB), international fees (20,000 THB), student club fees (1,000 THB) and *caution fees (3000 THB). In additional, students received total living allowance of 5,000 THB for 8 months of semester. Student is only required to pay token fees of 4,000 THB.

For Second, Third and Final Year, it is based on previous academic year Average Grade Point of Academic and Conduct grade:
1) 3.26 and above GPA will be granted Scholarship ‘A’ of 162,000 THB, and the student will receive 11,000 THB of 8 months of living allowance (all fees paid from the scholarship).
2) 2.76 and above GPA will be granted Scholarship ‘B’ of 156,000, and the student will receive 5,000 THB for living allowance (all fees paid from the scholarship).
3) Below 2.76 GPA will be granted Bursary of 147,000 THB, student has to pay token fees of 4,000 THB only, the balance will be paid from the bursary.

M.A. Program Scholarship
In AY2017/18, new student applied for financial assistance receiving Scholarship ‘B’ of 185,000 THB (USD5,337). This scholarship includes first year’s tuition fees (109,500THB), 11 months of hostel and meal fees (44,000 THB), international fees (20,000 THB), student club fees (1,000 THB) and caution fees (4,500 THB). In additional, students received total living allowance of 6,000 THB for 8 months of semester. Student is only required to pay token fees of 5,000 THB.

For Second, Third and Final Year, it is based on previous academic year Average Grade Point of academic and conduct grade:
1) 3.41 and above GPA will be granted Scholarship ‘A’ of 193,000 THB, and the student will receive 14,000 THB for living allowance (all fees paid from the scholarship).
2) 3.01 and above GPA will be granted Scholarship ‘B’ of 185,000 THB, and the student will receive 6,000 THB for living allowance (all fees paid from the scholarship).
3) Below 3.00 GPA will be granted Bursary of 173,000 THB, the student has to pay token fees of 6,000 THB only, the balance will be paid from the bursary.

*The caution fee is refundable. When a student has completed all requirements for award of the BA/ MA degree, he or she will get the amount of refund minus damages done to the hostel.

Dean’s List & Warden’s List (Academic and Conduct Recognition)
1) Dean’s Award for semester: Average Academic GPA of 3.76 or above, student will receive a certificate plus 1,000 THB cash award.
2) Warden’s Award for semester: Average Conduct GPA of 3.76 or above, student will receive a certificate plus 1,000 THB cash award.

The student has enrolled as full-time student and be graded on minimum of 3 courses in MA or 5 courses in BA (with credits). The student has completed all courses on time. And conduct grade of 3.01 in the semester.

The criteria for the Dean’s and Warden’s List are liable to revisions and the Foundation reserves the right, to increase or make modifications to the terms and conditions of the Dean’s List and Warden’s List award without prior notice.

Ph.D Program Scholarship
In AY2017/18, first year and second year students who chose for Scholarship “B” receiving 172,800 THB (USD4, 980). It covers first year’s tuition fees 145,800 THB, International Student Fees 20,000 THB, student club fees 1,000 THB and caution fees 6,000 THB. Students have opportunities to apply for part-time staff, English teacher, warden, etc to earn living allowance. The allowance is from 8,000 THB to 15,000 THB per month. Part-time staff and part-time students are exempted from Hostel and meals Fess.

Students granted with Scholarship A to receive 256,800 THB (USD 7,406) per academic year. This amounts cover tuition fees, International Student Fees, student club fees, caution fees, 11 months of single room hostel and meals fees (66,000 THB). In additional, the students received total living allowance of 18,000 THB. Student is only required to pay token fees of 9,000 THB.

The above Scholarships and Bursary scale is liable to revisions and the Foundation reserves the right, to increase or make modifications to the terms and conditions of the Scholarships and bursary without prior notice.

Submission of Application Form
1. The Bursary Committee will review each application and the relevant supporting documents which include the student's application form, the autobiography, the recommendation letter by a temple abbot or equivalent. If the committee approves the application, the applicant will be notified in writing.
2. Please attach together with the application form a recommendation letter written by either a temple abbot or equivalent together with a brief self-introduction and all certified true copies of relevant certificates and awards that you may have been granted.
3. The Scholarship/ Bursary is granted to students until they complete their program. However, in the event if the bursary holder should show very poor conduct and academic performance, the bursary may be revoked and terminated after one semester upon decision deliberated by the Bursary committee.