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 […]

Student and staff exchange program at Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Psychology

Chulalongkorn Univesity in Bangkok, Thailand has allocated funding to support exchange students and staff from universities in ASEAN to enroll at the psychology faculty for a duration of one semester in 2015 (August-December 2015). The funding includes: -Airfare ticket (round trip) -Tuition fee while enroll at Chula, and -16,000 Baht/month stipend Please send applications to Mr. Karin Vilvorn at [email protected] by 15 July 2015. Download forms: A Guide to the Scholarship Program for ASEAN Countries (1 Semester) Application form for Scholarship Program for ASEAN Countries (1 Semester)

DOST-Newton Fund PhD Scholarship programme is now open for applications

The British Council is pleased to announce that the DOST-Newton Fund PhD Scholarship programme is now open for applications. The aim of the DOST-Newton PhD Scholarship programme is to facilitate the capacity building of individuals, and the building of sustainable, long-lasting links between the UK and the Philippines. The scholarships are for full-time PhD study in the UK from December 2015 until January 2019. This opportunity is open to students who are eligible to apply for the DOST-Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) and the DOST-Accelerated Science & Technology Human Resource Development Programme (ASTHRDP). Applications are now being accepted using the online form. Deadline […]

Master of Public Policy and Management at Universiti Brunei Darussalam

The Master of Public Policy and Management is an 18-month study program that will commence on 27 December 2015. Students will spend 12 months at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and undertake their third semester (six months) in one of UBD’s partner policy schools in the United States. These institutions are Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy, Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy, and Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. A visit to Washington, D.C. will also be a key feature of the third semester. It will […]

Program for Fostering ASEAN Future Leaders Program 2015/2016

A Program for Fostering ASEAN Future Leaders Program 2015/2016 is an ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Project between the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and Daejeon University (DJU). The project is jointly funded by the ASEAN-ROK Future Oriented Cooperation Programs Funds and Daejeon University. The program offers exchange scholarships for 20 undergraduate students from ASEAN student to study at Daejeon University, the Republic of Korea (ROK). The scholarship includes tuition fees, room and board, round-trip ticket, basic medical insurance and monthly living allowance for one academic year. Application guidelines and other information may be read here.

ASEF Summer University on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities

In cooperation with Symbiosis International University, the Indian Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, ASEF will organise the 19th ASEF Summer University on “Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities” from 9-21 August in Pune, India. This two weeks project offers an exciting programme which fuses lectures, workshops and trainings as well as a hack-a-thon where the participants will jointly develop physical & digital prototypes, social impact models and business plans. ASEF has just launched the Open Call for Application and warmly invites students from all academic fields to apply. We would be very happy to see a number of applications […]

The 2015 National Book Development Trust Fund Grant

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, has recently launched a call for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund Grant for 2015. Authors and organizations are invited to submit at least 25 percent of their manuscripts or research works for books. The chosen works will receive a grant of P200,000.00 each. Manuscripts or research works for books should be on any of the following subjects: 1. local history and culture (written in Filipino, English, or any Philippine language) 2. traditional medicine, integrative medicine or tropical medicine 3. food science […]

Research grants for foreign scholars in Chinese Studies

The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) has been established to promote research in Chinese studies in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and overseas, and to facilitate communication among scholars and institutions worldwide.  The CCS, based in the ROC National Central Library, is now offering Research grants to Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies. This program is open to Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Doctoral Candidates as well as researchers in foreign institutions. Research tenure is three months to one year. It includes direct round-trip tickets and research stipends.    Applications should be submitted to CCS by May 31, 2015.  For more information […]