Announcement: Postponement of submission of applications for the Balik PhD Recruitment Program

Come home to UP for good.

Under the UP Expanded Modernization Program, UP launched the Foreign-trained “Balik” PhD Recruitment Program as a means to attract foreign-trained PhDs/postdoctoral fellows to come to UP as faculty members, who will pursue research and mentor the best and brightest young minds in our country, this year and in the coming years.

There may be initial hurdles but in the long term, you will reap countless rewards for yourself, for our people and our country. UP needs the best and brightest expert PhD faculty who are committed to teaching and mentoring the best and brightest Filipino youth — who all come to UP!

The Balik-PhD faculty recruit shall be provided the Balik-PhD start-up research grant of PhP 2.5 million (subject to availability of funds) upon acceptance of a full proposal.

For inquiries, please contact us at: 


Tel. No. (+63) 8981 8500 loc. 2622 or 2528