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SELECTION CRITERIA

Deadlines for Submission of Application Form: Second Semester AY 2008-2009 March 26, 2009 - DLSU May 30, 2009 - MIT April 30, 2009 - UPD/UPLB/ADMU/CLSU/ MSU-IIT/USC The awardee shall be selected based on the following criteria: 1. 2. 3. 4. Documents submitted Interview Admission in the Graduate School of the identified ERDT Consortium University Approval of the DOST Secretary

The list of awardees as approved and announced by the DOST Secretary is final and unappealable.

SCHOLARSHIP PRIVILEGES
MS Tuition and other school fees Research Grant to be released directly to the university Book Allowance Thesis/Dissertation Allowance Stipend Transportation Allowance Actual P200,000 P400,000 PHD

TERMS OF THE ERDT SCHOLARSHIP AWARD


1. 2. 3. The scholarship award shall be for full-time studies, i.e. 2 years for the Masters program and 3 years for the Doctoral program. Awardees shall execute a Scholarship Agreement with the ERDT Consortium University. Evaluation of the academic performance of the scholar based on established policies shall be done to determine the scholarship status every semester or term. A service obligation to be rendered in the Philippines shall be required of the scholars after finishing the MS/PhD degree, i.e. one year for every year of scholarship. Refund of scholarship grant with interest for non-completion of the graduate program and failure to comply with the service obligation.

P5,000/ semester P30,000 P15,000/ mo. P10,000/ yr.

P5,000/ semester P60,000

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5. P23,000/ mo. P10,000/ yr.

ESTRELLA F. ALABASTRO Secretary, DOST

ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR TECHNOLOGY (ERDT) HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Effective SY 2008-2009, the ERDT Consortium Universities in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Science Education Institute (SEI), shall implement a graduate scholarship program for priority engineering courses and related fields. This shall be in the form of local masters and doctoral scholarships, foreign doctorate and p ost - d octor ate s ch o lar s h i p s , v i s it i ng professorship grants and research enrichment program made possible through the funding support from President Gloria MacapagalArroyo.

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED
1. 2. 3. Accomplished Information Sheet Photocopy of Official Transcript of Records Recommendation letter from 3 past professors or supervisors 4. Medical Certificate 5. NBI Clearance 6. Birth Certificate (Original NSO copy and photocopy) 7. A narrative, not more than 1000 words, describing current work or a project (or research) that you worked on and your contribution towards the completion of the project. 8. A narrative, not more than 500 words, describing what you intend to do (e.g. work, business, etc.) after earning your graduate degree. 9. For PhD applicants, a narrative describing your intended research area. 10. Certificate of Admission in the Graduate School of the ERDT identified university* 11. Approved program of study* 12. Co-Maker Statement*

WHERE TO SECURE/FILE APPLICATION


SCIENCE EDUCATION INSTITUTE (SEI) 3rd Floor, PTRI Bldg., Bicutan, Taguig City, Metro Manila Tel. Nos. 837-1333 / 839-0083 Fax : 839-0086 Website :http://www.science-scholarships.ph ERDT CONSORTIUM UNIVERSITY OF CHOICE

Ateneo de Manila University Ms. Catherine Manuela Ramos Trunkline: (632) 426-6001 loc. 5638 Fax: (632) 426-5436 ecce@admu.edu.ph Central Luzon State University Dr. Ireneo C. Agulto Tel. No.: (044) 456-5190 (0917) 4084106 reneagulto@yahoo.com De La Salle University Dr. Pag-Asa D. Gaspillo Trunkline: (632) 524-4611 loc. 200 Fax: (632) 524-0563 gaspillop@dlsu.edu.ph Mapua Institute of Technology Ms. Rosie Ann Pascual Trunkline: (632) 247-5000 loc. 2104 Tel. No.: (632) 527-3681 racpascual@mapua.edu.ph Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Tech. Dr. Eliseo P. Villanueva Tel. No.: (063) 223-2351 coe-evp@sulat.msuiit.edu.ph University of the Philippines Diliman Ms. Lynne Serrano or Ms. Beth Salazar Trunkline: (632) 981-8500 loc. 3106 Tel. No.: (632) 9260703 Fax: (632) 926-1351 gradengg@up.edu.ph; www.engg.up.edu.ph University of the Philippines Los Baos Dr. Arnold R. Elepano arnold_elepano@yahoo.com Tel. No. (049) 536-8745 or (049)536-2686 University of San Carlos Engr. Alberto S. Banacia Trunkline: (032) 344-3801 loc. 401 or 402 Tel. No.: (032) 346-0351

* must be submitted as requirements in the awarding of the ERDT scholarships

OBJECTIVES
1. Implementation of research agenda aligned to the National Science and Technology Plan (NSTP) and Medium Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP) 2. Attainment of a critical mass of MS and PhD graduates (RSEs) 3. Upgrading of the qualifications of practicing engineers 4. Accessible graduate education 5. Upgrading of engineering colleges 6. Development of a culture of R&D

STUDY PLACEMENT & PRIORITY S&T COURSES


UNIVERSITY ADMU CLSU DLSU MS Computer Science, Electronics Engineering Agricultural Engineering Chemical Eng., Civil Eng., Computer Eng., Computer Science, Electronics & Communications Eng., Environmental Eng., Industrial Eng., Manufacturing Eng., Mechanical Eng. PhD Computer Science Agricultural Engineering Chemical Eng., Electronics & Communications Eng., Industrial Eng., Mechanical Eng.

MIT

QUALIFICATIONS FOR MASTERS DEGREE/ DOCTORAL DEGREE SCHOLARSHIPS


MSU-IIT

Civil Eng., Computer Eng., Environmental Computer Science, Electrical Eng., Engineering Electronics & Communications Eng., Environmental Eng., Industrial Eng., Materials Science & Eng., Mining Eng., Remote Sensing/Geo Informatics Civil Eng., Electrical Eng., Environmental Eng., Materials Science and Eng., Mechanical Eng. Chemical Eng., Civil Eng., Computer Science, Electrical Eng., Energy Eng., Environmental Eng., Industrial Eng., Materials Science and Eng., Mechanical Eng., Metallurgical Eng., Remote Sensing/Geo Informatics, Water Resources Agricultural Engineering Agrometeorology Chemical Eng., Civil Eng., Computer Eng., Computer Science, Electrical Eng., Electronics & Communications Eng., Industrial Eng., Mechanical Eng. Civil Eng., Materials Science and Eng., Mechanical Eng. Chemical Eng., Civil Eng., Electrical Eng., Energy Eng., Environmental Eng., Materials Science and Eng.

The applicant must 1. have a BS/MS degree in engineering or related field 2. not be more than 45 years old at the time of application 3. be a Filipino citizen 4. be in good health 5. have passed the admission requirements for graduate studies at any of the ERDT consortium universities.
UP Diliman

Agricultural Engineering

UP Los Baos USC

Application form can also be downloaded at the websites of the ERDT Consortium Universities and DOST-SEI.