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 […]

APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE)

The call for nomination for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) through APEC Policy partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) is now open.  For its host year of 2015 the Philippines selects “Disaster Risk Reduction: Understanding the Role of Climate Change and Variability” as the ASPIRE nominating theme. This theme focuses on innovative technologies that may help economies adapt to the changing climate, protect the natural environment, and build resilient and sustainable societies. Nominees should demonstrate excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication, and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies in subjects such […]

Call for Nominations: Concepcion D. Dadufalza Award for Distinguished Achievement

The Office is once again accepting nominations for the Concepcion Dadufalza Award for Distinguished Achievement until 31 July 2016. The award aims to honor individuals of distinction, to keep alive the selfless vision and values of Professor Dadufalza. The award is open to anyone who has been affiliated with UP — student, alumnus/alumna, faculty member, researcher — who meets the criteria of the award (Download the Guidelines). The awardee will be announced in September 2016.  Since its establishment in 2000, the award has been conferred on 14 scholars of the University. The last recipient was Dr. Perry S. Ong of the UP […]

Call for applications: Scientific Career System 2015

All non-faculty researchers are invited to apply to the Scientific Career System CY 2015 of the Department of Science and Technology and the Civil Service Commission. Under the program, productive researchers of the Research, Extension and Professional Staff (REPS) in UP are given the opportunity to be promoted up to a salary grade 30, the equivalent of a full professor rank. Evaluation will be based on accomplishments made between January 2005 to December 2014. Nominations with complete documentation (7 hard copies plus one copy on CD) will be accepted until 2 March 2015. Download the files: OVPAA Memo 2015-06 SCS Form 1 (Application form) Criteria for application […]

The 2015 Third World Studies Center Writeshop

The Third World Studies Center (TWSC) launches the 2015 TWSC Writeshop in continuing its commitment to build the capacity of early career researchers, junior faculty members, and graduate students in the social sciences. The 2015 TWSC Writeshop will feature academic lectures; small group discussions with journal editors; and a plenary presentation as culminating activity. The lectures encompass: 1) problematizing theory in the social sciences; 2) the contribution of quantitative research to knowledge production in the social sciences; 3) the contribution of qualitative research to knowledge production in the social sciences; 4) research and publication ethics in the social sciences; and […]

PCIEERD Outstanding R&D Awards 2015

The Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) is accepting entries to the 2015 Outstanding R&D Awards. SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION The competition is open to all Filipino scientists, researchers, and engineers from universities and colleges, R&D institutions, and private industries doing R&D work in the following categories: (1) Industrial Technology Process Chemicals Mining and Minerals Metals and Engineering Food Processing (2) Energy, Utilities & Systems Alternative Sources of Energy Energy Efficiency Transportation (3) Emerging Technology Materials Science/ Nanotechnology Biotechnology/ Genomics Information and Communications Technology Electronic and Semiconductor Space Technology Applications Photonics (4) Special Concerns Climate Change Adaptation Disaster […]

Call for proposals on policy research

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (CIDS) invites proposals for policy research on any of the CIDS research priorities. Entitlements include  full-time detail to an appropriate government agency or to UPCIDS to conduct policy research work for one academic year, and a monetary award of P500,000. He/she will continue to draw his her salary and other entitlements attached to the position while on fellowship. See:

UPPEJA Fellowship Award: call for proposals

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UPCIDS)  invites proposals for the UP President Edgardo J. Angara (UPPEJA) Fellowship Award.  See more here.

Call for applications for USAID STRIDE scholarships and research grants

The scholarships cover Professional Science Masters (degree and non-degree) and PhD Research.  Research grants cover Collaborative Applied Research with Industry, and Philippines-U.S. Research and Exchange in partnership with academic institutions based in one of the STRIDE priority areas: Batangas, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo, San Fernando/La Union, Puerto Princesa/Palawan, Tacloban, Tagbilaran/Bohol and Zamboanga.  Application period starts October 16, 2014.  For more about the scholarships, click here. For more information about the research grants, click here. Or visit