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

For undergraduate and graduate school students

UMAP Program A/B Fall 2023 (click here)

We would like to share with our Higher Education Unit students the mobility opportunitiesfrom 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 new 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. 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.

Deadline for Application: 28 March 2023

3. 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

4. ASEAN Data Science Explorer (DSE) and the ASEAN DSE Enablement Sessions for Higher Learning and High Schools

ASEAN DSE targets to equip ASEAN youths aged 15-30 taking full-time education with 21st century skills—particularly data analytics skills—in view of the booming digital economy and Industrial Revolution 4.0. The ASEAN DSE programme has two segments: 1) the data analytics competition, and 2) the enablement session.

The competition segment is open to ASEAN youths between the ages of 15-30 taking up full-time studies. Participants must be a national of an ASEAN Member State. Through the SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), they will be asked to develop a storyboard focusing on data-driven insights and recommendations on socio-economic issues across six (6) of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The enablement session, on the other hand, is a training aimed at orienting participants on the SAC.

Program Period: 06 February – 14 April 2023

5. Ateneo de Manila University: Philippine Studies Immersion Summer Program 2023

The Ateneo de Manila University is inviting undergraduate students to its 2023 Summer program: Philippine Studies Immersion Program (PSIP).

PSIP is designed to introduce international and local students to the practice of Philippine studies and the Filipino lifeworld through each of the tracks to be taught during the summer months of June and July

Through this program, students will be given the opportunity to engage the university’s eminent Philippine Studies scholars in classes that will demonstrate the various possibilities of this area of study and the methodologies of its practitioners. These classes will also allow students to immerse themselves in a particular aspect of the Philippine lifeworld in order to provide an experiential ground for their reflections and insights.

Deadline for Nomination: 31 March 2023

6. Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship 2023

Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship is a flagship program of the public diplomacy of Indonesia on arts and culture. This program has been held since 2003 and is designed to learn about the arts, culture, and local wisdom of Indonesia.

It is a 2-month and free-of-charge program that offers the participants to live within or around various Indonesian art centers allowing them to experience the local heritage and interact with the local community. At the end of the program, the chosen awardees shall have a final performance on Indonesia Channel.

The program has an open application for candidates between the ages of 21 to 30 years old with at least a high school diploma.

Program Period: 01 June – 18 August 2023

Deadline for Registration: 30 March 2023

7. Banach Scholarship Program 2023 (Poland)

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Manila invites all interested parties in the field of engineering and technical sciences, agricultural sciences, exact sciences, social sciences, and natural sciences to submit proposals for the Banach Scholarship Programme.

Thirty-six entitled countries, including the Philippines, are qualified to avail this masteral degree programme supervised by the Minister of Education that offers a full scholarship, including a monthly stipend to undertake second-cycle studies in Poland in the academic year 2023 – 2024.

Deadline for Registration: 31 March 2023

8. Vancouver Summer Program (University of British Columbia) – July Session

The Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) is a four-week experience for international undergraduate students at the University of British Columbia. VSP offers opportunities to study two uniquely designed courses taught by world-class University of British Columbia (UBC) instructors, engage in unforgettable VSP social and cultural activities, and live right on the UBC Vancouver campus in modern student residences.

VSP course packages comprise two relevant courses where each course is approximately 39 hours of instructional time, including practical and theoretical learning. Students will earn a certificate upon successful completion at the end of the program.

Program Period: 14 July – 14 August 2023

Deadline for Registration: 08 April 2023

For faculty, staff, and alumni

1. Call for Papers for the 6th Conference on Human Rights (The University of Sydney)

As relayed by the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Office of the Philippine Representative to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and carrying the theme “Indigeneity and Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific towards a Just Society: Challenges and Opportunities,” the conference will be held in a hybrid format with the on-site venue being at the University of Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It will be a platform for academics, human rights practitioners, civil society organizations, and governments to explore human rights issues in Southeast Asia and beyond.

Program Period: 25-26 October 2023

Deadline for the Submission of Paper Abstracts: 31 March 2023


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).