The Education Relief Programs for Students and Parents
Economically Affected by the Situation of the Spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection
The recent surge of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Infection has been widely spread in many areas, with confirmed cases found in large numbers, and the situation is unlikely to end in a short period of time. The economic impact caused by the COVID-19 has been felt on many scales– at the global level, national level, household level and individual level. In order to alleviate the economic impact experienced by our students and their parents, the University has, therefore, implemented the Education Relief Programs.
1. Description of the COVID-19 Education Relief Programs
For the Semester 2 of the Academic Year 2022 , the University offers the financial assistance to the students and their parents who have been economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2 (Two) categories, as follows.
1. Financial Assistance for Living Expense
2. Financial Assistance for Registration Expense
2. Eligibility of Students for the COVID-19 Education Relief Program
(1) Must be students of Bangkok University entering the Academic Year 2021 or earlier who enroll in a semester which they wish to request for the Fees Relief Fund or the Financial Aid.
(2) Must be students of Bangkok University who enroll in a semester which they wish to request for financial assistance, with a good standing student status.
(3) Must be students who are financially affected or with parents who are financially affected by the situation of the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection.
(4) Must be students of good character who strictly adhere to the rules and regulations including all announcements and directives of the University and have never been disciplined for any misconduct or for academic dishonesty.
(5) Must be students who have not violated the disease prevention and control measures implemented by the Ministry of Public Health, issued in accordance with the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations, B.E. 2548 (2005), including any related announcements and directives of the University.
3. Procedures for Submission of Request and Supporting Documents
Students who wish to apply for the COVID-19 Education Relief Fund shall submit a request form and supporting documents with a validity of no longer than 6 months from the date of issuance, via bulinks.bu.ac.th/studentsaid4covid19
Request Form & Supporting Documents Submission Period: September 5 – 26, 2022
4. Approval for the COVID-19 Education Relief Program
The Committee for the COVID-19 Education Relief Programs is authorized to approve or disapprove the request, in accordance with the rules and conditions determined by the University.
The Committee for the COVID-19 Education Relief Programs shall carefully review each request and consider the necessities and degree of financial hardship, according to the rules and conditions set by the University and within the budget allocated by the University.
A decision made by the Committee for the COVID-19 Education Relief Programs shall be deemed as final.
The University reserves the right to determine and amend the rules, procedures and consideration for financial assistance and termination period of the Education Relief Programs, including the discretion to approve or disapprove the financial assistance without prior notice.
5. Supporting Documents for the COVID-19 Education Relief Programs
(1) For Thai-national Students, a certified true copy of Student Identification Card or National Identification Card/ For Non-Thai Students, a certified true copy of Passport (Bio-data Page)
(2) Any other related documents which can be used in support of the request for the financial assistantship as a result of the situation of the COVID-19 such as a medical certificate, documents from a workplace proving a loss of employment or a suspension of employment, proof temporary closure of business/service due to the announcements by the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), or any other documents proving financial hardship which affects the students’ education
(3) Any other supporting documents as required by the Committee for the COVID-19 Education Relief Programs
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