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Student News ~ AWC Scholarship Program


Each year we encourage our AWC Scholarship students to submit drawings to express their artistic talents. The recent Art Contest was open to all scholarship students to submit a drawing with the theme:

What is your favorite Thai holiday?

We received 67 submissions from 13 schools. AWC members voted on the top 10 and these are the winners. Congratulations! Each winner was very happy to receive a small cash award.

1st Place “Loy Krathong" by Nattaporn Wongkhurwan, M5 at Hansasuchit Wittaya2 School. Sponsored by AWC.

2nd Place “Yi Peng festival" by Aridsara Jumrad, M5 at Ngammuang Wittayakhom School. Sponsored by Piyaporn (Khun Pomme) Smakkamai.

3rd Place “Loy Krathong" by Kaewsoranee Panchana, M4 at Nernpo Rangnokchanuthith School. Sponsored by Joette Berkompas.

Letter from a Student

Dear sponsor,
Hello, I am Thanyamai Tiratha. I am studying in the second year of higher level at Samoengpittayakom School I am studying hard and do other duties for school too. I am a staff at Matthayomsuksa 5 group. My duty is about sports and I help my friends to plan and manage some events and organise many things with a new woman teacher. I got 3.27 (EPA) of all subjects last term.

This year I and my friends have some project works. We do projects about strawberry. We are trying to make some food and add strawberry as the main ingredient such as cookie, cupcake. We are lucky because the owner of a new resort here permit their bakers to teach us at school. I paid some scholarship money for making cupcakes, the bus to school and some important fee, insurance, computer and etc.

My parents and I are very glad to say thank you to you. I was very glad to see some sponsors and the great teamwork at English Camp in Chiang Mai last November. I met and made friends from some school too. I will try hard to study English and speak very well.

Thanyamai (Jane) Tiratha
M5, Samoengpittayakhom School
Sponsor Kevin & Laura Bagin


Scholarship Program ~ Supporting disadvantaged Thai female high school students since 1995

Sponsor a Student ~ 6,000 baht (or US$200) gives a girl the chance to attend one year of high school

Our Partner, EDF ~ Read about this very special partnership

Program FAQ ~ Questions and Answers about the AWC Scholarship Program

Sponsor Guide ~ Some helpful information for our program sponsors

Student News ~ Letters, contest winners and more from our students

Updated December 2023

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