(JAN. 14)—University of the Philippines’ (UP) constituent universities that include UP Diliman (UPD) recently received from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) a memo invitation to nominate qualified candidates to the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship by Japanese Grant Aid (JDS) for AY 2021-2022.
CHED Chair J. Prospero E. De Vera III, DPA in his Jan. 8, 2021 memo (Ref. No. 2021-1-62), extended the invitation to the presidents and heads of state universities and colleges (SUCs) along with the CHED central and regional directors.
De Vera in his memo stated JDS was established by the Philippine government with assistance from the Japanese government and aims to “support human resources development of the Philippines and engage participants in formulating and implementing social and economic development policies for the country.”
Qualified candidates to the scholarship grant are government personnel that include SUC faculty and staff. Those who wish to apply for the Master’s degree must be 22 to 39 years old as of Apr. 1, 2021, while for the Doctoral Degree, applicants must be under 45 years old as of Apr. 1, 2021.
Deadlines for the submission of applications for Master’s and PhD programs are on Jan. 15 and Jan. 29, 2021, respectively.
For more information on JDS see the attached brochure.