Dear Donor and Supporter,

For 30 years that EDF Foundation has been implementing and administering Scholarship Program with our mission to prolong their school life of Thai disadvantaged students who traditionally struggled with attendance because of the lack of financial means, inferiorities, thereby missing the learning opportunities to which they were rightfully entitled.  Since then EDF has granted many more scholarships and continues in its commitment to empowering disadvantaged children through education.  From 1988 to 2018, with continuing support from caring donors both in Thailand and abroad, EDF has delivered scholarships to the total number of 373,429 disadvantaged students in more than 5,500 rural schools covering 55 provinces throughout Thailand.

For the coming school year 2019, EDF has called for scholarship application from less fortunate students from rural schools throughout Thailand since early December 2018 and we found that more than 10,000 students are interested in applying for scholarships in different programs to continue their study in school year 2019. We are now screening the applications and verify the qualifiations of all applicants and expect that we could come up with the final lists of eligible scholarship candidates for the school year 2019 by the end of January 2019. 

Therefore, I would like to introduce you few interesting stories of Year 2019's scholarship applicants; Sukanya (Gogi), 12 from Surin province, a girl who helps her family earn for a living by selling the garland on the street and Sirawit (Boat),12 from Nongbualuphu provincea boy who has to take care his elderly grandfather who is suffering from the Alzheimer. Eventhough coming from different family background, both of the kids share the similarity in striving for their better future through being educated. That is the reason why they and thousands of scholarship applicants, are applying for EDF scholarship to continue their study. 

The scholarship support from you is crucial not only to help relieve the financial burden of their families on their schooling, but also give them good encouragement in studying and empower them with potential to become self reliance and escape from the vicious cycle of poverty.
You can make your scholarship donation for the coming school year 2019 from today until May 31, 2019. You can simply make your online scholarship donation directly through our secured online donation system in this website or contact us for more information at public@edfthai.orgEDF is most appreciative of your entrusted contribution and strongly hopes for renewed pledges for many years to come.

Aside from scholarship donation, you can further enrich life of a needy child or your sponsored child through age-appropriate presents of your choosing or donate an educational gift set from EDF Education Gift Campaign to celebrate the coming Christmas and New Year which will not only give a smile to the child in need, but also nurture the value of sharing of the present he/she receive among their less fortunate friends or classmates at school. 
Respectfully yours,
 Sunphet Nilrat
 EDF Managing Director


  1. EDF is a registered charitable organization No.255, All donation can be tax deductible to the full extent allowed by Thai law.
  2. The First term donation period for the school year 2019 starts from October 1st, 2018 to May 31st, 2019
  3. The Second term donation period for the school year 2019 starts from June 1st to September 30th, 2019
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