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Human Resource Development

To encourage Filipino researchers to be more productive researchers by providing support for disseminating their research outputs in the industry, energy and emerging technology sectors in local and international conferences, and similar events. 

 The following are the components of the program:

I. Visiting Expert Program

The program is open to institutions needing faculty/experts from another institution which possesses the required expertise. The field of expertise of the visiting professor/expert should fall within the PCIEERD sectoral priority areas / HRDA and must not be available in the requesting institution. The program may also be extended to foreign visiting professors/experts in meritorious cases where the expertise is not available locally. The program can be conducted for a minimum of two (2) weeks to a maximum of one (1) term.

Qualification of Requirements

1. Qualification requirements

The visiting expert must be:

  • At least a Ph.D. degree holder in any science and engineering course and a recognized expert in his/her sector or foreign equivalent;
  • Active faculty/expert/researcher from a reputable university/institution
  • Expertise is within the PCIEERD sectoral priority areas and not available in the requesting institution.

 

The host applying in behalf of the expert must be:

  • Duly registered Filipino-owned academic/research institution/organization located in the Philippines
  • Endorsed by a key official of the institution (at least the Dean or equivalent) 

II. Faculty Immersion for R&D

The program is open to faculty who wish to gain research experience by engaging in a research activity under a mentor in a PCIEERD delivering institution or recognized industry/organization. The research area must be within the PCIEERD sectoral priority areas / HRDA. The research may be conducted for at least two months to a maximum of one year.

Qualification requirements

1. Qualification requirements

  • Filipino citizen
  • BS or MS degree holder in any science and engineering course relevant to the identified research or project
  • Full-time faculty of an institution of higher learning with permanent position
  • With at least two (2) years of service in the sending institution
  • Must be endorsed by the sending institution (at least the Dean)
  • Undertake a research aligned with the PCIEERD sectoral priority areas/HRDA
  • Have obtained an acceptance from the host institution (at least immediate supervisor of the mentor), preferably with a tie-up with the DOST, PCIEERD or the sending institution

III. Research Attachment

This component is open to MS and PhD students, researchers and project staff of a PCIEERD- or DOST-funded project, in the science and engineering fields, who need to conduct their research in a host institution, including foreign universities and research institutions to avail of the host institution’s facilities and research expertise.  The foreign host institution may be identified by PCIEERD or the grantee, and in the latter case, should be acceptable to PCIEERD.  The research work must be aligned with the PCIEERD sectoral priority areas / HRDA.  The duration of the research attachment must be for a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 1 year.

Qualification requirements

1. Qualification requirements

  • Filipino citizen
  • MS/PhD student or project staff or researcher of a PCIEERD- or DOST-funded project
  • Must be endorsed by the sending institution (at least the Dean or the Project Leader)
  • Undertake a research aligned within the PCIEERD sectoral priority areas /HRDA
  • Have obtained an acceptance from the host institution ( at least Dean or equivalent),preferably with a tie-up with the DOST, PCIEERD or the sending institution

IV. Attendance in Conferences, Seminars, Trainings, Fora, Workshops

This component covers support to researchers, faculty and other S&T personnel of academic and research institutions for presentation of research results in refered scientific/technical conferences, fora, seminars, workshops, and trainings, etc. The program is aimed at seeking recognition for Filipino researchers; soliciting peer review;developing professional growth; and acquiring specialized skills and new knowledge in support of the HRDA and the PCIEERD sectoral priority areas.

Qualification requirements

1. Qualification requirements

  • Filipino citizen
  • MS or PhD degree holder in any science or engineering course relevant to the Identified training or existing project staff or researcher of an on going PCIEERD- or DOST-funded project
  • Must be endorsed by the sending institution (at least the Dean or equivalent position
  • Should have a minimum research / laboratory experience of at least two (2) years
  • With at least 3 years employment with the Sending Institution
  • Will be employed by the Sending Institution 6 - 12 months (depending on the required return service) after the end of the activity to serve the service obligation

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  • Be of good mental, emotional and physical health
  • Preferably not more than 50 years old
  • Within PCIEERD priority areas or Harmonized R&D Agenda
  • For paper and poster presentations, papers should be peer-reviewed.

V. Support For Conduct of Seminars, Conferences and Trainings

This grant will cover technical conferences, seminars, trainings, scientific presentations aimed at developing professional growth and acquiring specialized skills and new knowledge in PCIEERD's identified R&D priority areas of concern.

Objective

The objective of the program is to provide assistance to academic institutions as well as scientific and professional organizations in the conduct of seminars, conferences, workshops, fora and trainings which aim to contribute in the development and enhancement of R&D capabilities in the industry, energy and emerging technology sectors.

VI. Other DOST HRD Programs

ASTHRDP/ERDT Graduate Scholarship

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Description

The program is open to individuals who wish to pursue M.S. and Ph.D. in the science and engineering fields.

Requirements

Applicants must be:

  • Filipino citizen
  • Not be more than 45 years old at the time of application
  • Be in good health condition

Documentary requirements:

  • Accomplished application form with the checklist of requirements
  • Applications must be made directly to NSC/ERDT schools

Entitlements

  • Actual tuition and other school fees
  • Monthly stipend
    • MS - PhP17,000.00/month
    • PhD - PhP25,000.00/month
  • Book Allowance - Php10,000.00 per academic year
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Group Insurance
  • Thesis/Dissertation Allowance

Human Resource and Institutional Development Division(HRIDD)
Engr. Ermie M. Bacarra - Chief Science Research Specialist

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