Press Release : Announcement of the Recipients of the Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Scholarship 2019 news3

Press Release : Announcement of the Recipients of the Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Scholarship 2019

On 28 November 2019, the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation under the Royal Patronage (PMAF) held a joint press conference at Siriraj Medical Library, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, to announce the names of the recipients of the Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Scholarship for 2019. On this occasion, Ms. Busadee Santipitaks, Director-General of the Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, in her capacity as Chair of the PMAF Public Relations Sub-Committee, joined Emeritus Clinical Professor Supat Vanichyakarn, Secretary-General of the PMAF; Professor Vicharn Panich, Chairman of Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Steering Committee; Emeritus Professor Somphop Limpongsanurak, Chairman of Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Selection Committee; and Professor Apichat Asavamongkolkul, Chairman of Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Working Committee, at the press conference.

The five recipients of the Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Scholarship 2019 are as follows:

1. Ms. Kanyakorn Riewruja,                 Faculty of Medicine,Chulalongkorn University

2. Mr. Thodsawit Tiyarattanachai,        Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University

3. Ms. Patteera Vongtangton,              Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

4. Ms. Pornlada Likasitwatanakul,       Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

5. Ms. Sasitorn Yenyuwadee,              Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

All the recipients of the Prince Mahidol award will receive a one-year scholarship for research study, professional training or community development abroad. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will organise a preparatory briefing for the recipients before their departure as well as instruct the respective Royal Thai Embassies to contact and facilitate the recipients during their stay abroad.