MFU Academic Scholarships

Mae Fah Luang University has been providing several academic scholarship programmes that Liberal Arts students can apply for as follow:

  • Student Exchange Programme under MOU with Partner Universities
  • Student Exchange Programme under the support of the external institutes: 
    - UMAP Super Short-term Student Exchange Programme 
  • Summer School or Short Course Programme 

1. Student Exchange Programme under MOU with Partner Universities MFU student mobility programme is provided for students who are interested to study overseas, for one semester or up to one year. It is made up for students who want to exchange and learn new cultures, experience new landscapes and make new friends. Moreover it allows you to explore your future career prospects.

Why should you apply to MFU mobility programme? 

  • A chance to travel around while taking the exchange programme
  • An opportunity to learn what you like and explore yourself 
  • An opportunity to improve your language skills
  • A possible chance for new careers 

How is this scholarship suitable for liberal arts? 

  • The MOU programme is suitable for Liberal Arts students, due to the good skill in reading, writing and speaking English. It is a good chance to level up your ability and show it to others. Furthermore, you will have a chance to meet new people, exchange cultures and learn to respect others, improve yourself and have more responsibility.

The table chart below provides some detailed information of the partner universities which are suitable for Liberal arts students.

Partner Universities




Universiti Brunei Darussalum (UBD), Brunei Darussalum

International Exchange 

  • Achieved a minimum of CGPA 2.5 (out of 4.0) or 3.5 (out of 5) 
  • English proficiency of IELTS 6.0 or TOFEL 550 or equivalent.

University of Eastern Finland, Finland



  • Have a minimum of 2 years of studies in their fields before coming for exchange.

Duksung Women’s University, Korea


Language and


Division of


and Literature

Must prove Korean proficiency

through one of the following


  1. Submitting scores of TOPIK (Korean Language Proficiency Test) level 3 or above
  2. Completing Korean Language Program ‘Intermediate 1’ or above of from Duksung Global Education Institution
  3. Passing DS-TOPIK (Duksung Korean Proficiency Test) with level 3 or above

Korea Aerospace University, Korea

Global Training


Prove an official language test. 

The Korean language is required.

University Tunku Abdul Rahman,

Bachelor of

Arts (Honors)




National Chung Hsing University, 





School of

Liberal Arts

The applicants must meet the language level that partner universities require.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Science, National Pingtung University, Taiwan

Department of



College of Arts, Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Wisconsin, USA

English and Philosophy Department

Minimum TOEFL iBT (or MyBest) score of 70, or minimum paper-based score of 525 or IELTS 6.0

2. Student Exchange Programme under the support of the external institutes: UMAP Super Short-Term Student Exchange Programme (UMAP Programme C) 

What is the scholarship about?

This exchange program was established by an association of institutions in higher education and governments involved in Asian region to promote the understanding of culture, economy, and society among member states.

Why should you apply to UMAP super short-term programme C?

This exchange program will provide the opportunities for students from Mae Fah Luang University to be able to study at a foregin university in order to travel and make friends around the world which will give more opportunities to students to learn about themselves. In addition, participating in student exchange programs gives students advantages in international standard of culture and way of life as well.

How is this scholarship suitable for liberal arts?

This scholarship will give the experiences in careers that the students are interested in. It also helps the students to improve their skill in speaking, listening, reading and writing in foreign language. Moreover, they will receive academic transcripts from the institution. 

Click the link to find more information about UMAP programme:  

3. Summer School or Short Course Programme

Summer schools and short course programmes are the opportunity for students to exchange their knowledge throughout a different country. The programme is suitable for Liberal Arts students because the students will get the chance to explore new adventures and experience a different perspective of life in an unknown place, within a short time.

The table chart below shows the details of countries and programmes that are suitable for Liberal Arts students:




Programme Information



University of 

Eastern Finland

UEF Summer School Courses

People who apply for the UEF Summer School will experience an excellent opportunity of an innovative and international learning environment while getting along with the beautiful surrounding and your fellow students.


INHA University

INHA University Summer School

The university offers the opportunity to understand and learn more about the dynamic aspects of Korean society in the past, present and future. Moreover, the short term program consists of classroom lectures, field trips to cultural and historic places. 


Osnabruck University

Osnabrück University's International Summer School Program

The University provides ideal conditions for about 14.000 students and PhD students to learn and conduct research. It is known for the land of peace which provides short term campuses to share and experience excellent time in the university.


Guideline of Registration 
Students who are interested in applying in one of the three scholarships can check the request and Mae Fah Luang policy as told below : 


  1. GPAX is 2.50 or above
  2. MFU student (Undergraduate/Graduate, in any fields)
  3. A second, third or fourth year undergraduate student (Completed at least two semesters of studies at the undergraduate level) 
  4. A graduate student who has completed at least one year of study at MFU 
  5. Good command in English
  6. Be responsible for other expenses incurred during the study
  7. In good physical conditions
  8. Open-minded, highly motivated to learn new things and adaptable in all situations
  9. Applications must receive permission from his/her parents to participate in the student exchange programme 

Required Documents to be Submitted with Application Form: 

  1. Certificate of Enrollment (certificate of student status)
  2. Official transcript
  3. Two letters of recommendation from the supervisor of the study field (advisor/School lecturer’s/dean)
  4. Plan of study
  5. Biography (300-500 words, written in English)
  6. Parental consent form for Exchange student with A copy of passport or ID card

Note: For No. 1-2, Please contact Registrar Division or request it online at ;


  • Certificate of English proficiency test (score is valid for 2 years.)
  • Supplementary materials 

Contact and more information 
Staff In charge of Exchange students programme 

  • Ms. Warunee Kaewbunrueng (P' Noi)
  • Email:
  • Email :
  • ☎ +66 0 53 916628, +66 (0) 5391 6026 , +66 (0) 5391 6023
  • Facebook : MFU Global exchange & Activities
  • Webpage : 
  • Global Relations Division, 5th Floor of E-Park Building (M-Square Area) Mae Fah Luang University 333 M. 1, Thasud Sub-district, Mueang district, Chiang Rai Province, Postal code 57100