Press Release : Announcement of the Recipients of the Prince Mahidol Award  Youth Program Scholarship 2018 news3

Press Release : Announcement of the Recipients of the Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Scholarship 2018

            On 26 November 2018, 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 2018. 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 Professor Supat Vanichyakarn, Secretary-General of the PMAF; Professor Vicharn Panich, Chairman of Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Steering Committee; 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 are as follows:
       1. Mr. Kanjapat Temahivong,              Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
       2. Mr. Charupong Saengboonmee,     Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
       3. Mr. Punyapat Maprapho,                 Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
       4. Miss Pichatorn Suppakitjanusant,   Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
       5. Mr. Suangson Supabphol,               Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn 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.