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The U.S. Department of State’s English Access Microscholarship Program at MSU

The U.S. Department of State’s English Access Microscholarship Program at MSU

2017-04-01 100

Mahasarakham University held an opening Ceremony of the English Access Microscholarship Program at Maha Sarakham Project 2.

On 1 April 2017, MSU Vice-President for Student Development, Dr. Monrodee Chaowarat, presided over the opening ceremony of the “English Access Microscholarship Program at Maha Sarakham Project 2” at the Faculty of Informatics Lecture Theater, MSU. Maha Sarakham Vice-Governor Phusit Somjit, U.S. Embassy representative Amy Candy, and other honorable guests also attended the ceremony.

The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access), created by the U.S. Department of State, provides a foundation of English language skills to talented 13- to 14-year-olds from economically disadvantaged communities in Maha Sarakham province through after-school classes and intensive sessions. The program also gives participants the opportunity to gain an appreciation for and learn about U.S. culture and democratic values, diversity and cultural awareness, leadership, IT, personality development, morality and community services.

Fifty-six underprivileged secondary school students from nine schools in Maha Sarakham have been granted to participate in this year Access Program (Project 2). The program is free of charge to participating students. Materials (books, paper, markers, etc.) are provided by the American Embassy. Furthermore, venue and refreshments are sponsored by Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, MSU.

The participating students will be taught by highly qualified and dedicated Thai and foreign staff members from Department of Western Languages and Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, MSU and from Faculty of Liberal Arts, Institute of Physical Education, Mahasarakham.

The Access Program is funded by the Regional English Language Office (RELO) at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, coordinated by Mahasarakham Univesity American Corner, and managed by Dr. Pimyupa Praphan and Ms. Hatai  Chai-ngam, lecturers from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, MSU.

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