UP is co-organizer of first national writing workshop for LGBTQ poets

UP is co-organizer of first national writing workshop for LGBTQ poets

The University of the Philippines, together with Goldsmiths University of London, is sponsoring the Philippines’ first National LGBTQ Poetry Workshop as part of the international research and arts consortium called GlobalGRACE (Global Gender and Cultures of Equality). GlobalGRACE is funded by the Research Council UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund. The workshop will take place on 24-28 July 2018 at the University Hotel in UP Diliman and will be facilitated by a panel of established LGBTQ poets led by Prof. Romulo Baquiran, Jr. of UP Diliman and Prof. Nerisa del Carmen Guevara of the University of Santo Tomas. Prof. J. Neil […]

2018 UP KRC Korea Essay Contest

Since Korea and the Philippines established diplomatic relations in 1949, the two countries have been nurturing ties to build a closer relationship. Last decade, a significant milestone was reached when Korea became the top source of foreign tourists visiting the Philippines. The Filipino community in Korea has also been steadily expanding. The Korean popular culture also invaded the archipelago and Korean products are now easily available in the corners of the country’s major shopping malls. In spite of these positive developments, there is often this general impression that the Philippines-Korea relations have somehow been limited to the domains of tourism […]

Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes Project is open for proposals in health innovation, translational medicine, information infrastructure development

The Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) Project is a project of the Philippine government’s Commission on Higher Education (CHED), in collaboration with California-based and leading Philippine academic institutions, to establish a platform for capacity-building of Philippine higher education institutions (HEIs) by way of collaborative research. PCARI is pleased to announce a new cycle of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for CHED-PCARI funding. Projects to be funded under this announcement are expected to be in the priority areas of information infrastructure development and health innovation and translational medicine to be undertaken jointly by collaborating eligible HEIs. Proposals must address a significant societal […]

Fulbright Graduate Student Program for AY 2019-2020 now accepting applications

Fulbright Graduate Student Program for AY 2019-2020 now accepting applications

The Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF), also known as the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines, is pleased to announce the start of the competition for the Fulbright Graduate Student Program (US Academic Year 2019-2020).  The program supports graduate degree studies (master’s and PhD) and non-degree studies (dissertation research) in some of the world’s leading universities in the United States.  Applications will be received by PAEF until 19 March 2018. Fulbright grants have been awarded since 1948 to nearly 3,000 Filipinos.  The goals of the program are to develop future leaders in their respective fields of study and to contribute to mutual understanding […]

Scholarships in security, childhood education, commerce at Macquarie University

The CHED-Macquarie University Scholarship Program for July 2018 intake is now open for applications. Program offerings Masters and PhD programs in counter terrorism, cyber security, intelligence, security and strategic studies, early childhood education, and commerce (specializations include financial crime and governance) Eligibility criteria and requirements – Filipino citizen – Not be more than 42 years old for applicants to master’s degree programs, not more than 40 years old for applicants to PhD degree programs – At least a bachelor’s degree for applicants to master’s degree programs and a master’s degree for applicants to PhD degree programs relevant to the graduate […]

CHED-PhilFrance Programme for September 2018 intake

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is pleased to announce the opening  of the CHED-PhilFrance Programme for the September 2018 intake. The joint scholarship program is aimed at fostering the mobility to the French Republic of at least 10 qualified teaching and non-teaching personnel of Philippine higher education institutions selected jointly on the basis of academic excellence, with a view to them obtaining a master’s degree or doctorate issued by public higher education establishments under the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research of the French Republic. More information may be obtained from the website: Please note that the […]

Search for nominees to the UP Alumni Association awards for 2018

The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) has begun the search for nominees to the following UPAA awards for 2018: – Most Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award(s) – Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Awards – Distinguished Alumni Awards – Distinguished Service Awards – Multi-Generation U.P. Alumni Family Awards The awarding ceremonies will be held on 18 August 2018, Saturday, during the 2018 UP General Alumni Homecoming. The deadline for the submission of nominations is 2 April 2018, Monday, for which there will be no extension, inasmuch as the awardees will be featured in the 2018 UPAA Yearbook being prepared for distribution during the homecoming. The UPAA […]

Opportunities for graduate studies at Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris

The Commission on Higher Education-Sciences Po Scholarship Program is an international scholarship opportunity for higher education teaching and non-teaching personnel to pursue a graduate degree at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), one of the leading international university research university for social sciences and humanities based in France. Further details regarding the available graduate programs, eligibility criteria and application process are available here. For more information, contact Mr. Alexandre Mariani, International Affairs Manager for China and South East Asia of Sciences Po, at [email protected] The deadline for application is 15 March.

2018 Turkey Scholarships Program for undergraduate, graduate degrees now open for applications

The 2018 Turkey Scholarships Program is now open for applications. The program provides education opportunities to international students who wish to study in the most prestigious universities in Turkey to attain undergraduate and/or graduate degrees. Academic performance, social achievements and other eligibility to the application criteria of the applied program will be assessed. Application period is until 25 March 2018. Detailed information and application procedures can be found at Inquiries regarding the program may be directed via email at [email protected]

Carnegie Mellon University scholarships for faculty, staff of CHED-recognized HEIs

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has forged a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University in Australia to expand opportunities for qualified faculty and staff to pursue graduate studies abroad during the K to 12 transition period. The scholarships are available on a competitive basis for Filipino faculty and staff of Philippine Higher Education Institutions to study the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management and Master of Science in Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon University in Australia. Applications are now open for August 2018 intake. Application deadline is 13 May 2018. Eligibility Applicants must be Filipino citizens and current […]