Explore various outbound mobility opportunities hosted by our partner universities and institutions abroad

For undergraduate and graduate students

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We would like to share with our Higher Education Unit students the mobility opportunities from our international partner institution, the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP).

UMAP is an association of Higher Education Institutions, governments, and NGO partners in the Asia Pacific region.

As a member of UMAP, ADDU students are eligible to participate in their various program offerings:

Program A is an exchange program through which UMAP-participating institutions send and receive up to two students with tuition waivers each semester;

Program B is a negotiated bilateral exchange between two institutions that have agreed to exchange more than two students per semester; and

Program C are short-term (one to eight-week long) programs offered by UMAP-participating universities/institutions. Programs are available in a wide range of disciplines: cultural studies, language proficiency courses, vocational training, entrepreneurship, and more.

All program offerings are available on their virtual platform, the UMAP Student Connection Online (USCO) system.

The USCO system is a comprehensive platform for sharing program information, processing student applications, and supporting communication between students, home institutions, and host institutions. It has been upgraded to USCO 2.0 which offers more flexibility and functionality. The system will send notifications of status changes, actions needed, etc.

With this, we would like to invite you to register in the portal – UMAP Student Connection Online (USCO). On this platform, you may explore student mobility programs such as student exchanges, global internships, discovery camps, international conferences, leadership trainings, study visits, and more!

For more details about the UMAP USCO and registration:

2. Online Global Culture Exchange (OGCE) 2023

Sultan Agung Islamic University (UNISSULA), Indonesia, extends its invitation to five (5) students from Ateneo de Davao University to participate in the Online Global Culture Exchange (OGCE) 2023. The program is intended to give opportunities for students to exchange their cultures, collaborate with people with different backgrounds, and build a better understanding of how they see people from different cultures. Furthermore, it gives the students a broader perspective on how they see the world and treat people from other cultures.

The online platform that will be used for this program is Zoom Video Meeting (for synchronous meetings) and WhatsApp (for daily communication). This program is FREE of charge.

Program Period: 23 – 27 October 2023
Registration Deadline: 13 October 2023

3. 1st UNISBA Student Global Motion (1st UGEO) 2023

The 1st UNISBA Global Student Motion 2023 (1st UGEO 2023) is a pioneering initiative by Universitas Islam Bandung (Unisba), Indonesia that invites students from around the world to collectively address critical global challenges through innovative solutions. The program focuses on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as ending poverty, advancing quality education, and promoting gender equality.

Program Period: 25 – 29 September 2023
Extension of Registration Deadline: 07 September 2023

4. 2023 Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists (MFET) Award

The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), the highest recognition body on science and technology in the country is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists (MFET) Award.

This award intends to encourage young Filipino students to pursue a career in science and to recognize outstanding research outputs on engineering and technology at the collegiate level.

A Plaque of Recognition shall be awarded to each of the First, Second, and Third Prize winners together with a cash prize of PhP 100,000, PhP 50,000 and PhP 30,000, respectively. The other winners will each receive a citation and PhP 10,000 cash award.

Deadline for Submission of Online Entries: 29 September 2023

5. Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) Program

The Canada-ASEAN SEED program aims to provide opportunities to students from ASEAN Member States countries to conduct short-term study or research in Canadian post-secondary institutions in areas that contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and poverty reduction in ASEAN Member States. Moreover, this scholarship program is facilitated through institutional collaborations and student agreements between post-secondary institutions in Canada and their partner institutions in ASEAN countries. 

The application for the SEED program shall be submitted by the Canadian post-secondary institution on behalf of the eligible candidates from ASEAN member states on or before 28 March 2023. Interested applicants are encouraged to inform their home institution of their intention to apply for the scholarship before the deadline, to provide sufficient ample time for coordination between their home institution and the Canadian institution.

For faculty members, researchers, and postgraduate students

1. [Call for Papers] University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries – 1st International Conference on Entrepreneurship and SME Development (ICESMED)

The University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP ISSI) is organizing a two-day research conference that aims to bring together academics, researchers, scholars, and postgraduate students from around the world and provide a platform where they can share their work in advancing new knowledge in the fields of entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprise (SME) development.

The conference aims to provide a platform where researchers can share their work in advancing new knowledge in the fields of entrepreneurship and SME development; generate insights from experts and fellow participants to refine work of the presenters in an academic and professional setting; publish papers presented during the conference to disseminate the new knowledge to as a wide community of researchers and scholars as possible; and advance the new knowledge presented during the conference for policy development through the conference proceedings that will be part of the research domain.

Paper Submission Deadline: 15 September 2023

Conference Date:  28-29 November 2023

Last date for Early-Bird Registration: 30 September 2023

Last date of Registration: 15 November 2023

For faculty members and staff


1. 2024-2025 United Board Faculty Scholarship Program   

The United Board Faculty Scholarship Program aims at helping colleges and universities in the United Board network by supporting their junior faculty to pursue postgraduate degrees.    

The United Board normally provides up to US$17,000 per scholar per year, depending on the overall budget and available cost-sharing. The scholarship is for full-time degree programs taught in English within the Asia-Pacific region but located outside of one’s home country. The annual scholarship generally covers tuition, room and board, travel insurance, and a modest monthly allowance. The United Board reserves the right to adjust the scholarship amount if the scholar does online studies from his/her home country.

Applicants must be currently employed as full-time lecturers at the university; have at least 15 years of service before the official retirement; and committed to returning to their home institutions after completing their degree programs. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2-3 years of teaching experience and service at their home institutions. Applicants should be prepared to participate in a Whole Person Education training in the home country or region. Further details are on page 2 of the guidelines.  

Deadline for Applications: 15 October 2023

Interviews of Shortlisted Applicants: November to January 2024

Announcement of Application Results: February 2024  

Further inquiries can be directed to the Faculty Scholarship Program Team at ubscholars@unitedboard.org.  

Scholarships for Filipinos (click here)

The Fulbright Program, the United States government’s flagship international educational and cultural exchange program, offers opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, and university teaching worldwide.

The Fulbright Program offers various scholarships for Filipinos:

1. Fulbright Foreign Student Program brings graduate students, early career professionals, and artists from the Philippines to pursue graduate studies (Master’s or Doctoral) or dissertation research in the United States.

Application Timeline: December 2022 – March 2023

2. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program brings mid-career professionals for a year of combined non-graduate study and related practical & professional experience in the United States.

Application Timeline: April – July 2023

3. Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program brings Filipino academics and professionals to lecture and/or conduct research in the United States.

Application Timeline: August – November 2023

4. Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program aims to strengthen foreign language instruction at U.S. educational institutions by establishing a native speaker presence. Filipino English teachers living outside Metro Manila are given opportunities to enhance their competencies and knowledge in teaching English as a foreign language.

Application Timeline: April – August 2023

5. Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI) provides full-time primary, secondary teachers (in any subject) and library media specialists, guidance counselors, curriculum specialists, special education coordinators, and administrators who work with their students 50% of the time with a unique opportunity to develop greater expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, increase their knowledge about the United States, and compete in either an individual or group project.

Application Timeline: January – April 2023

6. Global Undergraduate Exchange Program provides a diverse group of emerging student leaders with a scholar ship of one semester of non-degree academic study at a U.S. college or university. The Global UGRAD program aims to recruit participants from underrepresented, non-elite backgrounds, who have not had other opportunities to study in the United States.

Application Timeline: November 2022 – January 2023

For interested applicants who wish their requirements reviewed in formal consultation, you may contact Ms. Fretzie Fajardo via email (fafajardo@addu.edu.ph). Kindly make sure that your requirements are in order before setting an appointment. You may also visit Fulbright Philippines’ website at fullbright.org.ph or email them at fulbright@fulbright.org.ph).

3. University of Management and Technology (Lahore, Pakistan) – Post Graduate Executive Diploma (PGED) in Global Leadership Management

Dr. Hasan Murad School of Management (HSM) at the University of Management and Technology (UMT) has initiated Post Graduate Executive Diploma (PGED) in Global Leadership Management (GLM). Faculty members of UMT will also conduct the subject modules through video recorded lectures.

The course outlines will be aligned with the participating faculty members where they have to deliver 12hrs of lectures( 4 recorded sessions of 3hrs each). Here are the following subjects:

1. Negotiation Mastery

2. Human Capital Management

3. Cross Cultural Leadership

4. Strategic Financial Planning

5. Building Stronger Brands

6. Authenticity in Leadership & Change