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.


Applicants must be Filipino citizens and current faculty or staff of CHED recognised higher education institutions in the Philippines.

Note: Upon completion of the Master Degree at CMU-A, applicants must render return service following at least a 1:2 ratio (two years of service for every one year of scholarship) to the University where they were working before accepting the CHED-CMU Scholarship.

Award Value

The CHED-CMU scholarship covers the following:
-Full Tuition Fee
-Overseas Student Health Cover
-Accommodation and Living Expenses
-International Airfare
-Visa Fees
-Airport pickup
-Books and Research
-CMU Professional Development Fellowship for CHED-CMU scholar to attend a professional development conference in Australia

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