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DOST-ERDT Local Graduate Scholarship

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DOST-ERDT Local Graduate Scholarship – The Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) is a consortium of eight member universities in the country that offer master’s and doctoral degrees in various engineering fields. This Consortium is composed of Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), Central Luzon State University (CLSU), De La Salle University (DLSU), Mapua University (MU), Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), and University of San Carlos (USC).


GOALS

  1. Implement high-impact research agenda that are aligned with the development plans of the Philippines;
  2. Contribute in attaining a critical mass of graduates with master’s and doctorate degrees;
  3. Upgrade the qualifications of practicing engineers;
  4. Upgrade the quality of engineering colleges and make engineering graduate education accessible; and
  5. Help in developing a culture of research and development (R&D) in the country.

TYPE OF SCHOLARSHIP

  • MS Program
  • Ph.D. Program
  • BS-MS Straight Program
  • MEng Program
  • Straight Ph.D. Program

REQUIREMENTS

  • Accomplished ERDT Application form which can be downloaded thru the ERDT website and SEI website;
  • Narrative Essays;
  • Recommendation Letters from 3 former professors or supervisors;
  • Certified True Copy of the Official Transcript of Records;
  • Birth Certificate (photocopy)
  • Valid NBI Clearance;
  • Medical Certificate stating that the applicant is physically and mentally fit to study from a licensed physician with PRC license number indicated;
  • Permission to take a Leave of Absence (LOA) while on scholarship/Certificate of Employment/ Proof of Resignation or Termination of the contract (if employed);
  • Certificate of No Pending Administrative Case (if employed)


Must be submitted once accepted into the scholarship:

  • Acceptance Letter/ Notice of Admission from the Graduate School;
  • Approved Program of Study

Additional Requirements for Lateral Applicants:

  • Certification from the Graduate School/ university indicating the following:
    1. Number of graduate units required in the program; and
    2. Number of graduate units already earned with corresponding grades.

TERM OF SCHOLARSHIP

  1. The scholarship award shall be for full-time graduate studies to ensure on-time completion of an MS/Ph.D. degree.
  2. The scholar must not be employed or practicing his/her profession while on scholarship.
  3. The awardee shall execute a Scholarship Agreement.
  4. The academic performance of the scholar shall be evaluated every school term based on established policies to determine his/her scholarship status.
  5. The scholar must not have other scholarships.
  6. The scholar shall be required to render service obligation in the Philippines after he/she finishes the MS/Ph.D. degree, i.e. one year of service for every year of scholarship.
  7. The scholar shall be required to refund the scholarship grant with interest for non-completion of his/her graduate program or failure to comply with the service obligation.

CRITERIA OF ELIGIBILITY

An applicant must:

  1. be a Filipino citizen;
  2. not be more than 50 years of age at the start of the program;
  3. have passed the admission requirements of the graduate program supported by ERDT;
  4. have a BS/MS degree in engineering or related field;
  5. be in good health condition;
  6. not have criminal/administrative cases; and
  7. pass the interview and other screening procedures.


Who else may apply?

  • PhD graduate in a priority S&T program (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue a second PhD degree.
  • MS/PhD non-scholar graduate (not S&T related) who intends to pursue a second MS/PhD degree

Who may NO longer apply?

  • PhD graduate (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue another MS degree program.
  • MS graduate in a priority S&T program (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue a second MS degree.

SCHOLARSHIP PRIVILEGES

MS (Php) PhD (Php)
Tuition & other school fees Actual
Stipend 1 25,000/mo. 33,000/mo.
Book Allowance 20,000/AY
Transportation Allowance2 Actual
Insurance Coverage Premium
Thesis/ Dissertation, outright 60,000 100,000
Student
Research
Support
Fund3
Research Grant 89,000 253,000
Dissemination
Grant
75,000 150,000
Mentor’s Fee 36,000 72,000


1 4-year Straight-PhD Program: MS stipend rate during 1st year.
2 One (1) actual economy class round trip fare per Academic Year; given only to those who study outside their home province; on reimbursement basis
3 Must be applied by the scholar, subject to evaluation and approval. Grant approved is subject to liquidation.

INCENTIVE

The stipends in the remaining months of scholarship period shall be given to a scholar who completes his/her degree earlier than the prescribed period of his/her study.

PRIORITY FIELDS

University

Master of Science (MS) Program

Doctoral (Ph.D.) Program

Other Programs

Ateneo De Manila University

Computer Science,
Data Science,
Electronics Engineering

Computer Science

Central Luzon State University

Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural Engineering

De La Salle University

Chemical Engineering,
Civil Engineering,
Computer Science,
Electronics and Communications Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering,
Manufacturing Engineering

Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering,
Computer Science,
Electronics and Communications Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering

BS/MS Programs:
Chemical Engineering,
Civil Engineering,
Computer Science,
Electronics and Communications Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering

Mapua

Biological Engineering,
Chemical Engineering,
Chemical Engineering by Research,
Civil Engineering,
Computer Engineering,
Computer Science,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronics Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering by Research

Chemical Engineering,
Electronics and Communications Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering

BS/MS Programs:
Chemical Engineering,
Computer Engineering,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Communications Engineering,
Environmental Engineering

BS/MS Programs:
Chemical Engineering,
Computer Engineering,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Communications Engineering,
Environmental Engineering

Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology

Civil Engineering,
Computer Application,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Communications Engineering*,
Mechanical Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering

Civil Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering

University of the Philippines Diliman

Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering,
Computer Science,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Communications Engineering*,
Energy Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Geomatics Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering,
Metallurgical Engineering

Chemical Engineering,
Civil Engineering,
Computer Science,
Electronics and Communications Engineering*,
Energy Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Programs:
Electrical Engineering,
Industrial Engineering

Straight Ph.D. Programs:
Chemical Engineering,
Electrical Engineering,
Environmental Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering

University of the Philippines Los Baños

Agricultural Engineering,
Agrometeorology,
Chemical Engineering

Agricultural Engineering,
Agricultural Engineering by Research

University of San Carlos

Chemical Engineering,
Civil Engineering,
Computer Engineering,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Communications Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Engineering by Research,
Energy Engineering,
Food Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering by Research,
Waste Engineering,
Water Engineering

Straight Ph.D. Programs:
Chemical Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering

DEADLINE OF SUBMISSION

Applicant to University – June 30, 2022 (Thursday)
University to SEI – July 29, 2022 (Friday)

FOR FURTHER INQUIRIES

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at
Tel no.: 8330 8876 / 8330 8826
E-mail: [email protected]

SOURCE

For latest update regarding DOST-ERDT Local Graduate Scholarship, please refer official website through https://www.sei.dost.gov.ph


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3 comments

Laurice De Guzman June 11, 2022 - 8:57 am

It is a good opportunity to apply on this kind of gratitude that they offer, and its a chance for everybody who wants to leave their lives on a stable condition.

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Laurice De Guzman June 11, 2022 - 9:01 am

Its a great opportunity and a chance to everybody

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Chastine Mae T. Garaygay June 12, 2022 - 9:16 am

Hello, I am an incoming First year college student, and I want to apply for this scholarship.

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