This February 2014, EDF has screened scholarship applications of more than 10,000 less fortunate students from almost 2,000 schools in rural Thailand who wish to continue their studies in higher education in this school year 2014 and finally we got 9,476 qualified students who passed the selection criteria and now on the scholarship waiting list for the school year 2014.
Besides “Poverty” that is the basic qualifications for most EDF scholarship applicants, EDF also takes in to consideration of other disadvantaged aspects in our student selection process such as, disabilities, health problem, orphanage, broken family or the lack of various basic needs for in stance.
Along with scholarship application screning, EDF has called for early scholarship donation for the school year 2014 since November 1st 2013 onwards and we would like to thak all donors who have raised their hands to support better education futures for Thai rural children resulted todate, February 28, 2014, EDF has raised the total 5,158 scholarships for this school year 2014 comprising of 3,942 scholarships for lower secondary students, 502 scholarships for upper secondary students, 80 scholarships for students with disabilities and 634 scholarships for the orphans who lost their parents from the unrest in 3 Southernmost provinces of Thailand.
However, we still need additional 4,318 scholarship supports to cover all the needs of 9,476 scholarship candidates in the waiting list for this school year 2014.
Scholarship donation for the academic year 2014 can be made from today until May 15, 2014
. You can simply make your online scholarship donation
directly through our secured online donation system in this website or contact EDF Fundraising staff for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
. We are glad to act as a medium to help you forward your kind suport to a child in need.
Giving educational opportunities
supports less fortunate children in bringing about lasting change, by lifting themselves out of this cycle of poverty. Knowledge and intellect are a wealth that they can forever possess. Please help support a child today!
For donors who have made your scholarship donation (1-year and 3-year type of scholarship) between November 1st, 2013 to May 15th, 2014,
EDF will send you the student pack to your given address (for domestic donors) or email address (for overseas donors) respectively from June 2014 onwards after the schools where your sponsored student is studying, confirm the actual enrolment of the students in the first term of school year 2014.
Information about School Year 2014 in Thailand:
School's Summer Break: Early April to Mid of May 2014
First Semester: Mid of May - Early October 2014 (1st Semester Break in October 2014)
Second Semester: Early November 2014 to the end of March 2015