English version about scholarship – with list of subjects.

David Taw Scholarship Announcement
The Norwegian embassy in Yangon, in collaboration with the University of Yangon, is proud to
announce 10 Bachelor’s scholarships to study at the University of Yangon in the fields of
history and humanities.
His Majesty, the King Harald V of Norway during his state visit in Myanmar in early December
2014 announced the establishment of Norwegian scholarship fund to provide the opportunity
for selected students from different remote states and regions of Myanmar to study history
or humanities at the University of Yangon.
On 4 September 2015, the Royal Norwegian embassy and the University of Yangon signed an
official agreement regarding cooperation for the David Taw Scholarship Fund
The scholarship fund is named after David Taw, a distinguished graduate of the University of
Yangon, who showed an unwavering commitment to peace throughout his life.
Objective of the Scholarship Fund
The objective of the David TawScholarship Fund is to provide opportunities for outstanding
undergraduate students of 2015 and 2016 intakesfrom different remote states and regions of
Myanmar who are financially challenged to study history or humanities at the University of
Target groups:
Candidates from rural area of Myanmar who are eligible to study at the University of Yangon
and who have been admitted first year of studiesat December 2015 intakes in the area of
history and humanities subjects (Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography, Law, Political
Science, Philosophy, Psychology, International relations, Literature (Myanmar and
Total Scholarship
Bachelor degree program: 10 scholarships for the December 2015 intakes
Award Value
The award shall be in the form of a grant to subsidize the tuition fee and other expenses
associated to the study. Each Scholarship will be a monthly award of Kyats 135000 for ten
months each academic year.
In order to be entitled to the whole scholarship for the bachelor degree, a student must
satisfactorily complete the required credits during the four academic years.
The timeframe of the support cover 2015-2020 academic years Bachelor (8 months for
fulltime enrollment). With the first enrolment to start in December 2015, the University
expects the first batch of bachelor graduates toward the end of 2019 or 2020 (in case of
Honors students).
Selection Critera for the potentail candidates
Student Status: The candidatesshould beadmitted for first year of studies at the University of
Yangon during December 2015 intakes in the following fields;
- history
- humanities
Strong Consideration will be given to
Candidates of ethnic minorities who are financially challenged residing in rural area
with very good academic records and with poor financial background
Qualified female applicants meeting the above crietria and background
Persons with disabilities meeting the above crietria and background
Under this project, qualified first year students enrolled for 2015 December undergraduate
intakes will be recruited by an admission committee of the University of Yangon and the
Norwegian Embassy.
The decision for admission will solely be upon the admission committee. In addition to the usual
application process, on-site recruitment and/or interview may also be conducted, if necessary.
Application and the Closing Date
Application is open from the date of the announcement and the closing date is 15 January
2016 COB (Close Of Business).
How to Apply
Each Applicant will be required to fill up an application form. Electronic Version of the Application
forms can be downloaded from the Email and Web based announcements. Hard copies of the
application form can be collected from the Training Department of the University of Yangon.
For more information, please contact Dr. U Hla Swe, Head of Department of Trainings.
Office Phone: +95 (1) -534098
The Norwegian Embassy, Office: +95 (1) 513459, 513627, 513715, 513740