The U.S. Department of State and the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF) announce the opening of the competition for the 2015-2016 Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing Awards in the United States. Also referred to as the Fulbright classic senior program, this provides Filipino academics and professionals to lecture and/or conduct research in an accredited institution in the U.S. Awards are for three to five months, and grantees must return to the Philippines immediately upon completion of their program in the US.

Application period for the 2015-2016 Fulbright Advanced Research and University Lecturing awards competition is from July 1 to October 10, 2014.

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The competition for the Fulbright-Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTA) program for 2015-2016 is now open. This program is a U.S. Department of State exchange program administered by the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF) in the Philippines. The Fulbright-FLTA program is open to young teachers of English based outside of Metro Manila who have a sincere interest in teaching their native language and culture to American students. Interested applicants should have leadership skills, the ability to motivate students, and the capacity to relate to foreign students.

Deadline for application to the 2015-2016 Fulbright-FLTA has been EXTENDED to July 25, 2014.

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The Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF) is pleased to announce the start of the 2015-2016 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 deadline has been EXTENDED to September 1, 2014.

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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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