As a leading global rice research organization, IRRI is an excellent location for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in their PhD, MS and BS studies where they can be supervised by leading scientists in their field and work in a world-class scientific environment.
What We Offer
These are students from the public or private sector, developing and developed countries that come to IRRI to work on their BS, MS or PhD degree research. All Scholars are registered with a university for the award of their degree either in their own country, the Philippines, or a third country while conducting their BS/MS/PhD thesis research at IRRI under the supervision of their university advisers and an IRRI scientist. Some come with full support from IRRI for both “coursework and thesis”, while others come with support for “thesis only research”. They are funded either from IRRI research projects or independent scholarships and/or grant funds administered by IRRI.
These are students from developing or developed countries who come to IRRI for BS, BS or MS or PhD thesis research under the supervision of an IRRI scientist. They have assured financial support from any sponsoring agency, other than IRRI.
Duration and Cost
These costs vary depending on the individual involved and the nature of the research/dissertation, details of these costs will be discussed during organization of the program. Kindly contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details about the cost.
After completing course work, MS and PhD candidates are allowed a maximum of 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 years, respectively, to complete their research and write-up.