Foreign Scholarship

 

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY (ISA) - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS UNDER THE CONTRACTOR TRAINING PROGRAMME

Title of the Course/Program/Duration

The three (3) scholarships offered at the USP with a starting date on January 2022:

●       One (1) scholarship for Master’s Degree in Marine Management, Biology, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Earth Sciences and Geosciences. The Master’s Degree program takes 12-18 months to complete.

●       Two (2) scholarships for an undergraduate degree in Marine Science, Geology or Engineering. One slot will be reserved for a female applicant. The undergraduate program takes three (3) years to complete.

Sponsor

Nauru Ocean Resources Inc.

Place of Study

University of South Pacific (USP) in Fiji

Qualifications

Nominees are required to:

1.      Be from a developing State (with preference given to Pacific Island Nations with an interest to develop a research project involving polymettalic nodules);

2.      Hold an existing relevant undergraduate degree and meet USP Master’s Programme entry requirements;

3.      Ability to speak and write in English proficiently;

4.      Hold or be able to secure a passport;

5.      Maintain good academic standing throughout the scholarship;

Deadline of Submission /Documentary Requirements

The nominees for the scholarships shall submit the following requirements to Career Development Division-HRDS on or before 28 June 2021, while for the training nominees, all submissions should be on or before 11 June 2021 :

1.      Memorandum addressed to the Chair of the Human Resource Development Committee (HRDC), attention HRDC Secretariat to be endorsed by Head of Office and with justification on how the travel complies with the minimum criteria for travel pursuant to EO 77 and other DENR requirements. Division Chief and above applicants/nominees must be concurred by Supervising Undersecretary/Assistant Secretary;

2.      Board Resolution from HRDC Counterpart recommending the nomination of the applicant;

3.      Service Record;

4.      Certificate of No Pending Administrative Case;

5.      Certification from the Director supervising human resources/Assistant Regional Director for Management Service/Assistant Director (Region/Bureau/Attached Agency) stating that the applicant:

a.       has No Pending Scholarship Nomination;

b.      has not been a delinquent scholar from a previous scholarship grant; and

c.       has submitted all the required reports from previous foreign travels.

6.      Updated Personal Data Sheet, with work experience sheet, duly signed by authorized person administering oath;

7.      Self-Certification of official Travel History;

8.      Have rendered and completed the service obligation required under the previous scholarship; and

9.      Sign Service Obligation Contract (foreign study trip).

Remarks

The DENR Scholarship Committee will conduct screening and selection of candidates to the said scholarship program.

For more information, please click the link: SIGNED ISA INVITATION

 MASTER’S PROGRAM FOR FUTURE GLOBAL LEADERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Title of the Course/Program MASTER’S PROGRAM FOR FUTURE GLOBAL LEADERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Course Details The program offers an opportunity for prospective leaders of countries to pursue graduate studies in Environmental Policy in order to contribute to sustainable economic and social development of the partner countries.
Sponsor  Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea 
Place of Study  Republic of Korea 
Duration  August 2019 to July 2021
Qualifications  Please nominate one (1) candidate with the following qualifications:
  • Must be a government officials/employees of the public organizations and institutions in environment and environment-related departments;
  • Have at least three (3) years experience in the said field;
  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree;
  • Not more than 45 years of age;
  • Have good command of spoken and written English;
  • In good mental and physical health; and
  • Not have participated in any Korean government’s scholarship programs.
Documentary Requirements  

The nominee shall submit the following requirements to Career Development Division-HRDS not later than 07 May 2019:

  1. Nomination letter/Memorandum addressed to the Secretary by the Head of Office (Region/Bureau/Director/Undersecretary/Assistant Secretary concerned) stating how the subject training complies with the minimum criteria for official travel abroad in consideration of the following:
  1. It is essential to the effective performance of an official or employee’s mandate or functions;
  2. It is required to meet the needs of the department, agency, bureau or office
  3. The presence of the official or employee is critical to the outcome of the meeting, conference, seminar, consultation or any official activity to be attended;
  4. The projected expenses are not excessive or involve minimum expenditure; and,  
  5. The travel “shall not hamper the operational efficiency of said agency.;

     2. Service Record (at least two (2) years as a permanent employee);

     3. Certification from the Chief, Administrative Division stating that;

    • that the applicant has no pending administrative and/orcriminal case;
    • that the applicant has no pending scholarship nomination;
    • that the applicant's performance ratings for two (2) immediate rating periods were at least Very Satisfactory;
    • that the applicant has rendered and completed the service obligation required under the previous scholarship; and,
    • that the applicant is physically andmentally fit to travel.

     4. Certification of actual duties and responsibilities (including past involvement) relevant to the course signed by immediate superior;

      5. Travel report of the previous travel; and

      6. Updated Personal Data Sheet (with list of in-service trainings and seminars attended).

Deadline of Submission The closing date of application is 15 May 2019.  For more information, please contact the Career Development Division at telephone number: 9279107 and look for Ms. Vivian Chano or directly communicate to National Institute of Environmental Human Resources Development of the Republic of Korea  through Ms. Haejin Lee, Program Manager of MGLEP, International Education Team at telephone number: +82 32 560 7895 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Remarks

 The KME shall shoulder the costs of full tuition fee, roundtrip airfare, living allowances, medical insurances and other various expenses including travel expenses.   

The DENR Scholarship Committee will conduct screening and selection of candidates to the said scholarship program.

 APPLICATION FOR THE 63RD AND 64TH IATSS FORUM
PROGRAM IN 2020
Title of the Course/Program  LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM IN JAPAN
Course Details  The program aims to provide the participants from the ASEAN Countries with a broader perspective and understanding of the role of science, technology and culture of Japan and other developments in ASEAN Countries.
Sponsor  Philippine National Committee (PNC) for the International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS) thru the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
Place of Study  Suzuka, Japan
Duration  May 2020 to July 2020
Qualifications  1)         Qualification Requirements

 

·        Not more than 35 years old at the time of the closing date of the application

·         Must be involved in policy, planning formulation and research

·         Must hold a permanent appointment

·         Must be computer literate

·         Must have rendered at least two (2) years of service in government

·     Must have completed the required service obligations for previous scholarship award availed

·         Must not have any pending scholarship applications under other programs

2)        Required supporting documents for nomination

·         Letter of recommendation from the head of office/agency

·         Accomplished IATSS application forms

·         Two (2) references: one from the direct supervisor, one

from the former supervisor (please use referees’ form)

·         Two essays (please see page 4 of IATSS Forum    

Application Booklet for instruction on essay preparation)

·         Certified true copy of diploma and transcript of record

·         Two (2) photos, 4 cm x 3cm (photo must be recent with    

written name at the bottom)

List of previous scholarships/trainings attended

Documentary Requirements

The nominee shall submit the following requirements to Career Development Division-Human Resource Development Service (CDD-HRDS) not later than 17 May 2019:

1.      Nomination letter/Memorandum addressed to the Secretary by the Head of Office (Region/Bureau/Director/Undersecretary/Assistant Secretary concerned) stating how the subject training complies with the minimum criteria for official travel abroad in consideration of the following:

a.  It is essential to the effective performance of an official or employee’s  mandate or functions;

b.  It is required to meet the needs of the department, agency, bureau or officeor there is substantial benefit to be derived by the state;

c.  The presence of the official or employee is critical to the outcome of the meeting, conference, seminar, consultation or any official activity to be attended;

d.  The projected expenses are not excessive or involve minimum expenditure; and,  

e.   The travel “shall not hamper the operational efficiency of said agency.;

2.  Service Record (at least two (2) years as a permanent employee);

3.      Certification from the Chief, Administrative Division stating that;

a.that the applicant has no pending administrative and/orcriminal case;

b.   that the applicant has no pending scholarship nomination;

c.   that the applicant's performance ratings for two (2) immediate rating periods were at least Very Satisfactory;

d.  that the applicant has rendered and completed the service obligation required under the previous scholarship; and,

e.    that the applicant is physically andmentally fit to travel.

4.Certification of actual duties and responsibilities (including past involvement) relevant to the course signed by immediate superior;

5.  Travel report of the previous travel; and,

      6. Duly accomplished Updated Personal Data Sheet (with list of in-                    service trainings and seminars attended).

Deadline of Submission The deadline of submission of nomination and supporting documents is on 30 June 2019, 5:00PM. Enclosed is the invitation letter with other details of the program, for reference. For more inquiries you may contact Ms. Mary Grace R. Postor, Secretariat, at telephone number: 8377494 or Ms. Vivian A. Chano of the CDD-HRDS at telephone number: 9279107/VOIP 1063.
Remarks  The IATSS Forum shall shoulder the costs of roundtrip ticket and daily subsistence allowance during the program.
The DENR Scholarship Committee will conduct screening and selection of candidates to the said scholarship program. The candidates shall be called to DENR Central Office for panel interview or online conference upon invitation. 

 

TRAINING PROGRAM ON SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY MANAGEMENT WITH COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
Title of the Course/Program TRAINING PROGRAM ON SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY MANAGEMENT WITH COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
Course Details The program aims to provide the participants necessary knowledge and techniques as well as methods and actual cases involving community participation to carry out sustainable forestry management projects to be shared with related departments in the organization.
Sponsor The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)
Place of Study Japan
Duration September 16 to November 15, 2019
Qualifications

In this connection, you may nominate one (1) candidate based on the following required qualifications:

  • Must be an extension officer on forest conservation;
  • Must have general knowledge about forestry science and related basic knowledge about forestry management, with more than three (3) years of experience in related area;
  • Must be below 50 years old as required by the organizer;
  • Must have sufficient command of spoken and written English;
  • Must possess a valid passport
Documentary Requirements   

The nominee shall submit the following documents to HRDS not later than 3 May 2019:

  1. Nomination letter/Memorandum addressed to the Secretary by the Head of Office (Region/Bureau/Director/Undersecretary/Assistant Secretary concerned) with statement on how the subject training complies with the minimum criteria for official travel abroad: (a) The purpose of the trip is strictly within the mandate of the requesting government official or personnel (b) The projected expenses for the trip are not excessive (c) The trip is expected to bring substantial benefit to the country (d) The travel “shall not hamper the operational efficiency of said agency;
  2.    . Service Record (at least two (2) years as a regular employee);              
  3. Certification from the Chief, Administrative Division stating:Certification of actual duties and responsibilities (including past involvement) relevant to the course signed by immediate superior;
    1. That the applicant has No Pending Administrative and/or Criminal Case;
    2. That the applicant has No Pending Scholarship Nomination;
    3. That the applicant's performance ratings for two (2) immediate rating periods were at least Very Satisfactory; and,
    4. That the applicant is physically and mentally fit to travel.
  4. Duly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (with list of in-service trainings and seminars attended);
  5. Photocopy of Transcript of Records (Baccalaureate/Graduate); and,
  6. Photocopy of Diploma (Baccalaureate/Graduate)
Deadline of Submission not later than 3 May 2019
Remarks

The JICA will sponsor round trip ticket, travel insurance from arrival to departure in Japan, accommodation, allowances for accommodation, meals, living expenses, outfit, shipping and study tours, free medical care for participants who become ill after arrival in Japan and expenses for program implementation including materials. Further, a pre- departure orientation will be held at the respective country’s JICA office. All JICA trainees are automatically members of JAAP and required to pay the corresponding registration /membership fee of P500.00 during PDOS. An annual association fee of P200.00 will also be paid. TESDA’s deadline of submission of nomination and documentary requirements is on 20 May 2019.

The DENR Scholarship Committee will conduct screening and selection of candidates to the said scholarship program.

Please submit all documentary requirements to the Foreign Scholarship Training Program (FSTP) Unit, TDI Building, TESDA Complex, East Service Road, South Superhighway, Taguig City. For more inquiries, please communicate with the FSTP Unit at 8179095/09178060759 or the Career Development Division at 9279107/1063 (CISCO).

Signed invitation.

 

TRAINING PROGRAMS OFFERED BY TESDA
Course Details
Title of Program Number of Candidates to be nominated Duration Deadline of Submission of Nomination and Documentary Requirements

Date of Interview

(Starts at 9:00am)

Low Carbon City Scenario Development and Implementation 1 August 14-September 3, 2019 May 6, 2019 May 9, 2019
Best Available Technique (BAT) and Best Environmental Practice (BEP) under the Context of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) 2 October 24-November 14, 2019 June 17, 2019 June 27, 2019
Waste Management and Wastewater Treatment for Sustainability 1 November 6-27, 2019 June 17, 2019 June 27, 2019
Sponsor The Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), thru the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)
Place of Study Thailand
Duration See course details.
Documentary Requirements

The nominee shall submit the following documents to HRDS not later than 15 April 2019:

  1. Nomination letter/Memorandum addressed to the Secretary by the Head of Office (Region/Bureau/Director/Undersecretary/Assistant Secretary concerned) with statement on how the subject training complies with the minimum criteria for official travel abroad: (a) The purpose of the trip is strictly within the mandate of the requesting government official or personnel (b) The projected expenses for the trip are not excessive (c) The trip is expected to bring substantial benefit to the country (d) The travel “shall not hamper the operational efficiency of said agency;
  2. Certification from the Chief, Administrative Division stating:
    1. That the applicant has No Pending Administrative and/or Criminal Case;
    2. That the applicant has No Pending Scholarship Nomination;
    3. That the applicant's performance ratings for two (2) immediate rating periods were at least Very Satisfactory; and,
    4. That the applicant is physically and mentally fit to travel.
  3. Certification of actual duties and responsibilities (including past involvement) relevant to the course signed by immediate superior;
  4. Duly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (with list of in-service trainings and seminars attended);
  5. Photocopy of Transcript of Records (Baccalaureate/Graduate); and,
  6. Photocopy of Diploma (Baccalaureate/Graduate)
Deadline of Submission See course details.
Remarks

The TICA will sponsor return economy class airfare, accommodation and meals, training allowance, insurance and airport meeting service.

The DENR Scholarship Committee will conduct screening and selection of candidates to the said scholarship program.

Please submit all documentary requirements to the Foreign Scholarship Training Program (FSTP) Unit, TDI Building, TESDA Complex, East Service Road, Taguig City. For more inquiries, please contact FSTP Unit at telephone number 8179095 or 09178060759.

Signed invitation.