The U.S. Department of State and the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF) announce the launching of the competition for the 2016-17 Fulbright Graduate Student Program. The scholarships are granted competitively to Filipinos who wish to study at the graduate level (Master’s or Ph.D.) or pursue non-degree doctoral enrichment or doctoral dissertation research in the United States. Grantees must return to the Philippines immediately upon completion of their program in the US.

Application period for the 2016-2017 Fulbright competition is from December 8, 2014 to March 27, 2015.

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The Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF) is pleased to announce the start of the 2016-2017 Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Scholarship Program (FPASP) competition for advanced research awards in the United States. The goal of the FPASP is to modernize the agriculture and fisheries sectors of the Philippines by developing their human resources base through bilateral educational exchanges between the Philippines and the United States.

Application period for the 2016-2017 FPASP for Advanced Research is from December 8, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

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The Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF, also referred to as the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines) held a 2-day Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) for its US-bound Filipino scholars this Fall 2014 last May 22-23, 2014 at its office in Makati City. Thirty-six Filipino talented grantees representing four programs under the Fulbright umbrella (i.e., Fulbright Student Program, Fulbright Advanced Lecturing/Research Program, Foreign Language Teaching Assistants Program, and the Fulbright-Philippine Agriculture Scholarship Program); and the Hubert H. Humphrey, and Global Undergraduate Exchange scholarship programs participated in this year’s PDO, which is a requisite component toward better academic and cultural adjustment to life in the United States.


The Global UGrad Scholars of the Philippines Alumni Association is spearheading relief efforts for the survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan that devastated Central Philippines. Ways on how to donate are detailed in this poster. You can also go to our fund site to donate ( 

Help us help them rebuild their lives and dreams. Maraming salamat! <Thank you very much!>


Special Feature

Angel Alcala Named National Scientist

President Benigno Aquino III recently conferred on marine biologist and Fulbrighter Dr. Angel C. Alcala the title of National Scientist for his major contributions to the country’s marine development and ecology concerns. The Order of National Scientist is the highest honor given by the President to a man or woman of science in the country who has made significant contributions in one of the different fields of science and technology.


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