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Newton PhD Scholarships and Institutional Links under Newton Agham are now open for applications

The British Council in the Philippines is pleased to announce that the Newton PhD Scholarships and Institutional Links under the Newton Agham Programme are now open for applications. Newton PhD Scholarships The aim of the Newton PhD Programme is to facilitate the capacity building of individuals, and the building of sustainable, long-lasting links between UK and Philippine institutions, through PhD scholarships. The scholarships are for full-time PhD study in the UK from January 2017 until April 2020. This opportunity is open to researchers who are eligible to apply for the CHED Foreign Scholarships for Graduate Studies for Faculty and Staff during the K to 12 […]

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for Australians and foreigners

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional development overseas and for overseas citizens to do the same in Australia. The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalization of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving Australians opportunities to increase their knowledge and expertise in their field. The 2017 round of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships is now open. Applications will close 30 June 2016 at 11:59 pm Australian […]

Center for Chinese Studies research grant program for faculty and doctoral candidates

The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) has the following provisions for its research grant program. This program is aimed at foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors (including post­doctoral researchers) and doctoral candidates in Chinese studies­ related departments at foreign universities, as well as researchers at related foreign academic institutes. The research should be undertaken in Taiwan, and be focused mainly on Taiwan or Chinese studies. CCS provides assistance with research expenses, research materials, liaison with universities and research institutions, and use of CCS facilities, etc. Research tenure is three months to one year. Applications should be submitted to CCS by […]

2016 Call for Applications: USAID STRIDE Prototype Research and Innovation Grants (SPRIG)

The Science, Technology, Research, and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) Program is a 5-year, PhP1.3 billion initiative by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that aims to strengthen applied research activity in Philippine universities and industries. It is the flagship program of USAID/Philippines under the Partnership for Growth, a signature initiative of the U.S. government to promote inclusive economic growth.USAID, through its STRIDE program, will work closely with Philippine academic institutions and industries to transform their capacity to produce research, graduates, and innovation partnerships to accelerate development in the country. In line with these goals, USAID will be awarding grants under […]

Call for Papers: 7th Biennial Conference on Korean Studies

The Korean Studies Association of Southeast Asia invites papers for presentation at its 7th Biennial International Conference to be hosted by the University of the Philippines, in collaboration with the Academy of Korean Studies, at Novotel Manila, Araneta Center, Quezon City, Philippines and at the UP Diliman campus on 28-30 September 2016. This three-day biennial session will host a group of major university scholars from eight Southeast Asian countries. The conference aims to critically engage important and urgent issues that influence and steer contemporary Korean society, economy and culture, seen from a Southeast Asian perspective.  Proposals are welcome for papers […]

PhD in Political Science under the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship

Lingnan is inviting qualified students to apply for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPF), a scheme established by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong to attract brilliant students from around the world. Each fellowship awardee will be provided HK$20,000 per month (US$1=HK$7.8). Lingnan is Hong Kong’s liberal arts university, whose small size, top international faculty and strong emphasis on close staff and student relationships offer a unique environment for the pursuit of advanced studies in this exciting part of the world. The University offers MPhil and PhD programmes in the Arts, Business and Social Sciences disciplines. One exciting area at […]

Workshop: Writing a great paper and getting it published in a research journal

The USAID Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) Program is inviting heads of research, academic faculty, graduate students, and officials/staff from relevant government agencies to join the learning session Writing a Great Paper and Getting it Published in a Research Journal. This half-day activity is designed and implemented in partnership with Elsevier, to help Filipino researchers discover international best practices in: (a) publishing, preparing and submitting the correct manuscript language; (b) structuring articles; and (c) understanding ethical writing. Individual sessions will be held in Cagayan de Oro (October 6), Manila (October 7) and Iloilo (October 8). Registration can be done online […]

Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants now open to applicants with master’s degrees

The British Council Newton Fund Researcher Links Travel Grants are now open to researchers with master’s degrees. Researchers with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply: – have practical experience (including research)  closely related to the research topic and at an equivalent level to a PhD, over a number of years; – have a publication track record, specifically three published articles or a book. Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career researchers to undertake an international research placement in the UK, to strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity and enhance the researcher’s career. Deadline is 28 September 2015. For inquiries, […]

Calls under the British Council Newton Fund offer are now open for applications

The British Council is pleased to announce that various calls under the British Council Newton Fund offer are now open for applications. It has partnered with the Department of Science and Technology to offer Researcher Links and the DOST-Newton PhD Scholarships, and with the Commission on Higher Education for Institutional Links and the Newton PhD Placements. Researcher Links with DOST Researcher Links Workshops Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and the Philippines to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research and open doors to new international opportunities. CLOSING 28 September 2015. Apply here. Researcher Links Travel Grants Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career […]

CHED-PCARI funding is available for research projects in information infrastructure development, and health innovation and translational medicine

The Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines is pleased to announce a new cycle of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for funding involving research projects in the priority areas of information infrastructure development ,and health innovation and translational medicine.  In support of this goal, two PCARI institutes representing key technology areas have been established: (1) the Institute for Information Infrastructure Development, and (2) the Institute for Health Innovation and Translational Medicine. Research project proposals must be developed and undertaken jointly by collaborating eligible HEIs in the Philippines and California. The project proposals […]