Bunchana Atthakor Scholarship

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at IU Bloomington
  • Be a native of a country within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need

The scholarship is intended for a full-time Thai graduate student majoring in business, public affairs, or economics. However, if there are no eligible applicants who demonstrate financial need in those fields of study, the scholarship may go to any Thai student. If there are no eligible Thai applicants who demonstrate a financial need, the scholarship may go to a student from any ASEAN country who is majoring in business, public affairs, or economics.

How to apply

  1. Complete a scholarship application form through Atlas, and select the Atthakor application.
  2. Upload a one- to two-page personal statement. It should focus on the following topics:
    • Reason for seeking a degree in the United States
    • Hardships encountered, including financial need
    • Career plans upon degree completion
  3. Provide two academic or professional written references.
    • Your primary reference should be an IU academic advisor, professor, or department contact. This individual will receive an email from us to provide information about your academic progress and eligibility for a scholarship when you submit the form.
    • Your second reference can be academic or professional. You will receive an email with instructions for submitting the contact information for your second reference after you submit the scholarship application.