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Wednesday, 13 June 2007

Partial List of Scholarships

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IDP Education Australia is a non-profit company owned by Australian universities with over 30 years experience in helping international students make the right decision on their course of study in Australia.

Programs and Services:
professional and technical advice on finding the most suitable institution for students and application and admission procedures to Australian universities, TAFEs (Technical and Further Education) and schools library of information brochures, handbooks, videos and CD-ROM on Australia's educational system and universities guidance on scholarships in Australian universities assistance with industry training, short courses and study tours

Australian Development Scholarships, International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) scheme, Research Fellowships Scheme

IDP Philippines
2/F Pioneer House Makati
108 Paseo de Roxas
Legaspi Village
Makati City, Metro Manila
Tel: +632 816 0755
Fax: +632 815 9875
Country Director: Mr Andrew King
Office Hours Mon-Fri: 9.30am-4:00pm; Sat: 8:30am-2:30pm

The Scholarship Database contains details on the full range of DAAD programs available to foreign students, scientists and academics looking for opportunities with which to fund a study or research stay in Germany.

The scholarships offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are awarded to younger university graduates from all academic disciplines as well as from the fields of music and art (and, in exceptional cases, to advanced students). Support is also available for young academics and scientists, university teachers and groups completing study visits under the guidance of a university teacher. This support is largely financed from public funds made available via the Federal Foreign Office.
German Academic Exchange Service

Application address
Embassy of the Federal
Republic of Germany
6/F, Solidbank Building 777
Paseo de Roxas
Makati City
1226 Metro Manila

Further information and advice
Stefan Zinsmeister
University of the Philippines
College of Arts and Letters
Dept. of European Languages
1101 Quezon City
Metro Manila

The scholarships listed are part of the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarships:

In-Service Training for Teachers Scholarship covers one-and-a-half-year training program that is open to elementary and high school teachers and employees of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports. Applicants must be less than 35 years of age, have at least five years of teaching experience, and be willing to study at a Japanese university for professional improvement.

Japanese Studies Scholarship covers an intensive one-year non-degree Japanese studies program for individuals between the ages of 18 and 30. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate university students majoring in studies related to Japan, and they must continue their undergraduate studies in the Philippines after spending time abroad.

Undergraduate Scholarships covers a five-year period of study in Japan, and it targets individuals interested in pursuing college-level studies in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Natural Sciences. Applicants must be the age of 17 and 22 and they must have completed 12 years of formal education or have graduated from a school equivalent to a senior high school in Japan.

Research scholarship leading to a masters or PhD covers a one-and-a-half to two-year period study in Japan, and it targets individuals under 35 years of age wishing to conduct research in fields related to those they previously studied within the scope of the social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. Individuals applying for this scholarship are advised to secure a letter of acceptance from a Japanese university.

Research Scholarship leading to either a Master’s degree or PhD.

Professional Training School (Senshu-Gakko) Scholarship is open to individuals wishing to pursue a 3-year non-degree vocational study program in the following fields: Civil Engineering, Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, Nutrition, Infant Education, Secretarial Studies, Hotel Management, Tourism, Fashion and Dressmaking, Design, Photography, etc. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 22 and must have completed 12 years of formal education or have graduated from a school equivalent to a senior high school in Japan.

College of Technology Scholarship is open to individuals wishing to pursue a 4-year non-degree study program at a Japanese college of technology in one of the following fields: Material Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Control Engineering, Computer Science and Information Engineering, Architecture and Civil Engineering, or Mercantile Marine Studies. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 22 and must have completed 11 years of formal education or have graduated from a school equivalent to a senior high school in Japan.

Embassy of Japan
Japan Information and Cultural Center

2627 Roxas Boulevard, 1300
Pasay City, Philippines
Tel: +632 551 5710
Fax: +632 551 5780

For Visas and Consular Matters:
Tel: +632 834 7514
Fax: +632 834 7514

Consular Office of Japan in Cebu
7/F Keppel Center
Samar Loop corner
Cardinal Rosales Avenue,
Cebu Business Park,
Cebu City
Tel: +63-32 2317321
Fax: +63-32 2316843
Consular Office of Japan in Davao
Suite B305. 3/F Plaza de Luisa Complex,
140 Ramon Magsaysay Avenue, 8000 Davao
Tel: 082-2213100
Fax: 082-2212176

Fulbright Grants are for either degree or non-degree graduate study in a US University, or for advanced lecturing, or research. Non-degree grants are for one-year doctoral enrichment or dissertation research. All fields are eligible except Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Nursing and Law. Application period for degree and non-degree graduate study grants is from February to May of each year. Application period for advanced lecturing and/or research grants is from September to November.

Graduate Student Program
Scholarship to Filipinos to study at the graduate level (master's or doctoral studies) or pursue non-degree doctoral enrichment or doctoral dissertation research in the United States.

Grants under the Philippine Fulbright Student Program are for a period of six months to one year for a non-degree study and two years for master's and doctoral degree studies. The grant provides for round-trip international travel, monthly maintenance allowance, tuition and fees, books and supplies, thesis/dissertation allowance, and health and accident insurance.

Advanced Research and University Lecturing Program
Fellowships to Filipino academics and professionals to lecture and/or conduct research in the United States:

These awards are given to academics for conducting research or lecturing in the United States. Awards cover travel, tuition, stipend, books, and professional activities, and health and accident insurance. Applications are accepted by PAEF between September and November of every year. All fields are eligible except medicine, nursing, engineering, applied mathematics and applied sciences.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships sends outstanding mid-career Filipino professionals in public service from both the public and private sectors for a year of university study and work-related practical experience. Fellowships are granted competitively in the fields of natural resources and environmental management, public policy analysis and public administration, economic development, agricultural development, finance and banking, human resource management, urban and regional planning, public health, technology policy, educational planning, law and human rights, and communications/journalism. Application period is from June to August.

Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Scholarship Program (FPASP)
Established on December 15, 1999, the Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Scholarship Program (FPASP) uses U.S. Public Law 480 Food for Peace Program funds to develop human resources from the Philippine agricultural and fisheries sectors. Working closely with the Department of Agriculture, PAEF gives awards to Filipinos from the agriculture, forestry, and fisheries fields to pursue graduate degree and non-degree study, research, and consultations in the United States; and to Americans to do lecturing, research and consultations in the Philippines. Filipinos may apply for either graduate study grants (Ph.D or master's degree) or non-degree research grants.

Fully-funded awards cover such costs as international travel, tuition and fees, monthly maintenance allowance, books and supplies, and health and accident insurance.

Applicants are interviewed in July and successful candidates notified in October. Grantees are expected to begin their studies in the U.S. between July and September of the following year.
Philippine-American Education Foundation (PAEF)
10/F Ayala Life/FGU Center-Makati
6811 Ayala Avenue
226 Makati City

Tel: +632 8120919 / 8120945
Fax: +632 812082


The East-West Graduate Degree Fellowship
Graduate Degree Fellowships are available to individuals interested in participating in the educational and research programs of the East-West Center while pursuing graduate degree study at the University of Hawaii. Fellowships for both master's (24 month) and doctoral (48 month) degrees are available. Center scholarships are given for degree study at the University of Hawaii and participation in the Center's international and intercultural programs.

Recipients of the fellowship who are single or married with no accompanying dependents below 18 years of age are required to reside in Center dormitories. The Center and the University of Hawaii, located in a unique island setting with a distinctive multicultural heritage, offer premier resources for Asian, Pacific and U.S. studies.

Degree fellows have opportunities to participate in the Center's research projects in several areas of international study, including Economics, Politics and Security, Environment, Population and Health, Education, and Pacific Islands Development.
In addition, the Center and the University of Hawaii offer graduate certificate programs in Leadership Studies, International Cultural Studies, Population Studies, and Resource Management. Degree fellows must be involved in an East-West Center research project or complete a certificate program.

EWC-UHM Scholarship Office,
Burns Hall 2066
East-West Center
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96848-1601

AYALA Scholarship Fund (Harvard)
Eugenio LOPEZ Scholarship Fund (Harvard)
Restrictions, in order of preference: Citizens of the Philippines; Asian nationals; American students of Filipino descent; Students of Filipino or Asian history, languages, or other related subjects.

Nomination Process: Students do not apply directly to CGS for Restricted Scholarships. Instead, the Harvard Financial Aid Offices forward the names of eligible candidates to CGS. In April or May of each year, CGS convenes a selection committee to review all nominations and award Restricted Scholarships for the following academic year.

The Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Program (ADB Scholarship)

Each scholarship covers full tuition fees, an allowance for books and instructional materials, a monthly subsistence, medical insurance and travel expenses. For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be made to assist in field work and thesis preparation. In special circumstances computer literacy, preparatory language and other similar courses may be covered under the scholarship.

If you are a citizen of a developing member country of the Bank who has been admitted to one of the specified study programs in the participating academic institutions, you may be considered for a scholarship. The Program especially welcomes women applicants and individuals who have limited financial access to higher studies. Upon completion of the study, you are expected to return to your home country. Candidates should be physically fit.

Participating institutions:

Asian Institute of Management
Asian Institute of Technology
East-West Center / University of Hawaii
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
International Rice Research Institute/University of the Philippines in Los Banos
International University of Japan
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Graduate School of Internation Development, Nagoya University
National Center for Development Studies / Australian National University
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
National University of Singapore
Saitama University
Thammasat University
University of Auckland
University of Hongkong
University of Melbourne
University of Sydney

ADB-Japan Scholarship Program
Office of the Co-financing Operations
Postal address:
P.O. Box 789, 0980 Manila, Philippines
Fax: +632 636 2444; +632 636 2456

Visit us:
Room 7662 East
Asian Development Bank
#6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City
0401, Metro Manila, Philippines

University of Notre Dame, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies - Masters in Peace Studies

Ford Foundation's International Fellowships Program (IFP)

Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC)
Commonwealth Avenue,
Diliman, Quezon City
Tel: +632 922-9621 to 30 / 926-2061

Rotary International Interested applicants must apply for Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships through their local Rotary club.

The Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture administers and offers two scholarships in the field of culture: Training of Professionals in the Cultural Sector and Cultural Heritage Studies
Embassy of Spain

Becas Mae
Medium/long term (one year, renewable for another year) to undertake postgraduate studies in Spain
Short term (one to three months) for Spanish language and culture courses, Hispanistas research from all over the world.

Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Internacional (AECI)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain

For more information please contact the Spanish Technical Cooperation Office: (632) 527.57.55/56
Website: (Philippines) (Headquarters-Spain).

United Kingdom
British Chevening Scholarship are awarded to 12 individuals from the Philippines. Scholarships may be for a study in a non-technical subject and are given to those wishing to follow full-time postgraduate courses or research at a UK institution of higher education. In the past awards have been given to study international affairs, environmental studies, diplomatic studies, journalism, law, business, economics and other related subjects. However, other subjects are not excluded, although technical courses do not qualify for the award. Awards are normally made for formal courses such as Master’s degree, but are occasionally given for shorter vocationally oriented courses, or for research attachments between three to six months but not for more than one year of study. Preference is given to those already established in a career, and applicants should have at least two years of experience in their chosen fields. Scholarships for one-year postgraduate courses British

The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund (SCSF) offers a one-year full-cost scholarship to over 60 postgraduate students from developing countries each year. It empowers the scholars to gain skills that will make a long-term contribution to the further development of their countries. The program also aims to increase cross-cultural understanding by stimulating international exchange, and strengthen links between Britain and the countries concerned.

A number of scholarships are also jointly funded with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, as part of its Chevening Program, and are known as Shell Centenary Chevening Scholarships.

Cambridge Scholarships
Three scholarships are offered annually in collaboration with the FCO for students from the Philippines Citibank Cambridge Scholarship: One scholarship offered from time to time in collaboration with Citibank for study in Finance or Economics for students from a number of countries including the Philippines.

Shell Centenary Cambridge Scholarships:
Up to ten scholarships are offered annually in collaboration with Shell International for study in Applied Sciences and Technology, including Environmental Sciences, Business Management and Economics for students from a number of countries outside the Commonwealth including the Philippines.

Tate & Lyle/FCO Cambridge Scholarships: Up to ten scholarships offered annually in collaboration with Tate & Lyle PLC and the FCO for students from a number of countries including the Philippines; successful applicants are expected to return to their home country at the end of their course of study.

Value Scholarships:
One-year postgraduate courses of study which will cover the University Composition Fee at the overseas rate approved College fees, a maintenance allowance sufficient for a single student, and a contribution to a return economy airfare

British Embassy
Karen Jimenez
Public Affairs Officer
British Embassy
17/F L.V. Locsin Building
6752 Ayala Avenue corner
Makati Avenue
1226 Makati City

The British Council
10/F Taipan Place
Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center
Pasig City 1605
Tel: +632 9141011 to 14
Fax: +632 9141020



International Scholarships for Students from the Philippines
The University of Birmingham has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world. As a leading research-led institution, the University attracts students of the highest caliber and offers a range of scholarships to reward outstanding academic achievement. The University offers post graduate scholarships to Filipinos.

The Scholarships Assistant -
The International Office
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT
Fax: +44 121 414 3850
Tel: +44 121 414 7167

Another blog has a more comprehensive list of scholarships for Filipino post graduates around the world. Here's the link:

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