Southeast Asian Ministers Of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Scholarship

The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) is a regional intergovernmental organization established in 1965 among governments of Southeast Asian countries to promote regional cooperation in education, science and culture in the region. As an organization that has continued to nurture human capacities and explored the peoples’ fullest potential, the SEAMEO maintains its work and aspirations for development with peoples of the region to make lives better in quality and equity in education, preventive health education, culture and tradition, information and communication technology, languages, poverty alleviation and agriculture and natural resources.


The organization’s highest policy-making body is the SEAMEO Council, which comprises the 11 Southeast Asian education ministers. The SEAMEO Secretariat is located in Bangkok, Thailand.


The mission of the organization is to enhance regional understanding, cooperation and unity of purpose among member countries for a better quality of life through the establishment of networks and partnerships, the provision of fora among policy makers and experts, and the promotion of sustainable human resource development.


The SEAMEO Educational Development Fund (SEAMEO EDF) is the lifeblood of the Organization and has been established to serve as the central repository of gifts for SEAMEO to support the requirements of Special Funds and other Funds. Other funds have been established to support specific programmes and projects of various SEAMEO units which are not covered by the Operational and Special Funds.


The SEAMEO council is composed of 11 Southeast Asian education ministers

  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Cambodia
  • Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • Timor-Leste
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • Socialist Republic of Vietnam
  • Lao PDR
  • Singapore



The organization offers different types of scholarships each year. You can find the scholarship programs here,



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Contact information

SEAMEO Secretariat

Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building

4th Floor 920 Sukhumvit Road

Prakanong, Klongtoey,

Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Telephone: +66 (0) 2391 0144

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