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Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program-National Science Consortium (ASTHRDP-NSC)

ASTHRDP-NSC aims to provide master’s and doctoral degrees in priority S&T areas to help improve the country’s global competitiveness and capability to innovate through Science and Technology (S&T) and to accelerate the production of high-level human resources needed for Research and Development (R&D) in S&T.

Priority S&T Programs And Study Placement

ASTHRDP-NSC List of Graduate Programs Offering

Priority S&T Programs

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth, Atmospheric and Space Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fisheries and Marine Science
  • Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Materials Science and Nanotechnology
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Pure and Applied Physics
  • Statistics

Study Placement

Ateneo de Manila University

Central Luzon State University

De La Salle University

Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology

University of the Philippines Diliman

University of the Philippines Los Baños

University of the Philippines Manila

University of the Philippines Visayas

University of San Carlos

University of Santo Tomas

Visayas State University

Priority Areas for Thesis/Dissertation

Scholars are encouraged to choose topics for their thesis/dissertation along the following areas:

1. Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness

2. Materials Science and Nanotechnology

3. Natural Products and Drug Development

Capacity Building Program in Science and Mathematics Education (CBPSME)

CBPSME is a graduate scholarship for master's and doctorate degrees in science and mathematics education. The program aims to improve the quality of education and accelerate the development of critical mass of experts in Science and Mathematics Education.

Priority S&T Programs and Study Placement

 

University

Master’s

Doctorate

Ateneo de Manila University

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Science Education

Mathematics Education

Bicol University

Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Mathematics, Physics

Mathematics

Central Luzon State University

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics

 

De La Salle University

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

Mariano Marcos State University

Biology, Chemistry, Science Education, Mathematics, Physics

 

Mindanao State University-Marawi

Mathematics, General Science

Biology, Mathematics

Philippine Normal University

Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Mathematics, Physics

Mathematics Education, Science Education

University of San Carlos

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

University of the Philippines Diliman

 

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

 

University of the Philippines Open University

 

Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Mathematics Education, Physics Education

Western Mindanao State University

Biology

 

West Visayas State University

Biology, Mathematics, Physics

Biology, Mathematics

Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT)

ERDT scholarship aims to provide master’s and doctoral degrees in various engineering fields to deliver high-impact research, upgrade the qualifications of practicing engineers, and develop a culture of research and development.

Priority S&T Programs and Study Placement

 

University

Master's

Doctorate

Other Programs

Ateneo De Manila University

Computer Science,

Electronics and Communications 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

BSMS Programs

Mapúa

Chemical Engineering,

Civil Engineering,

Computer Engineering,

Computer Science,

Electrical Engineering,

Electronics and Communications Engineering,

Environmental Engineering,

Mechanical Engineering,

Materias Science and Engineering

Chemical Engineering,

Electronics and Communications Engineering,

Environmental Engineering,

Materials Science and Engineering

 

Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology

Civil Engineering,

Computer Application,

Electrical Engineering,

Electronics and Communications Engineering*,

Mechanical Engineering,

Materias Science and Engineering

Civil Engineering,

Mechanical Engineering,

Materials Science and Engineering

 

University of the Philippines Diliman

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering,

Computer Engineering*,

Computer Science,

Electrical Engineering,

Electronics and Communications Engineering*,

Energy Engineering,

Environmental Engineering,

Geomatics Engineering,

Industrial Engineering,

Mechanical Engineering,

Materias Science and Engineering,

Metallurgical Engineering

Chemical Engineering,

Civil Engineering,

Computer Science,

Electrical and Electronics Engineering,

Energy Engineering,

Environmental Engineering,

Materials Science and Engineering

ME Electrical Engineering,

Straight Ph.D. ChE, EEE, EnE, and MSE

University of the Philippines Los Baños

Agricultural Engineering,

Agrometeorology,

Chemical Engineering,

Agricultural Engineering

 

University of San Carlos

Chemical Engineering,

Civil Engineering,

Computer Engineering,

Electrical Engineering,

Electronics and Communications Engineering,

Industrial Engineering,

Mechanical Engineering

Energy Engineering,

Food Engineering,

Waste Engineering

 

* Covered by the MS EE program (in UPD and MSU-IIT) and PhD EEE program (in UPD) through the various specializations and internal tracks

Foreign Graduate Scholarship Program

The program aims to provide master’s and doctoral degrees in specialized priority fields in science and technology to develop a pool of high quality human resources in science and engineering who will contribute to the country’s global competitiveness and economic development; provide opportunities to talented and deserving students to study and obtain MS and PhD degrees in science and engineering in reputable institutions abroad; and upgrade the country’s research and technological innovation capabilities in the area of advanced sciences and emerging technologies.

Priority S&T Programs and Study Placement

Priority S&T Programs

  • Agriculture (Agronomy, Animal Science, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Taxonomy, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Entomology)
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Bioethics and Data Privacy
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Biology
  • Combinatorial Chemistry
  • Data Science
  • Earth Science
  • Ethnomedicine
  • Ethnopharmacology
  • Genetic Epidemiology
  • Health financing
  • Immersive Technology
  • Marine Science 
  • Medical Entomology
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Meteorology
  • Metrology
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Public Health Entomology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Robotics
  • Space Technology and Application/Aerospace Engineering
  • Virology

Study Placement

A scholar may enroll in a foreign university with good track record and in recognized higher education/research institution in the specialized field in S&T to be pursued.

 

UAlberta S&T Graduate Scholarship Program

The  Department  of  Science  and  Technology-Science Education  Institute  (DOST-SEI)  announces  the  availability  of the  DOST-SEI-UAlberta  S&T  Graduate  Scholarship  Program for  the  pursuance  of  graduate  studies  in  priority  S&T  fields at  the  University  of  Alberta  in  Alberta,  Canada.  The scholarship program aims to create mechanism for master’s and  doctoral  students  from  the  Philippines  to  study  and conduct  research  at  Alberta  with  support  provided  jointly through DOST-SEI scholarships and UAlberta.

Priority fields of study

Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science

  • Animal Science
  • Plant Biosystems

Biochemistry

  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Cellular Biology
  • Molecular Biology

Cell Biology

  • Virology

Chemical and Material Engineering

  • Nanomaterials and Biomaterials

Computing Science

  • Algorithmics, Theoretical Computing Science
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Robotics
  • Software Systems and Software Engineering

Earth and Atmospheric Science

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Geology
  • Integrated Petroleum Geosciences

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Integrated  Circuits  and  Systems\Microsystems and Nanodevices
  • Software Engineering and Intelligent Systems

Renewable Resources

  •   Soil Science

Physics

  • Astrophysics and Space Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science
  • Geophysics
  • Particle Physics

PhilFrance DOST Fellowship Program

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute  (DOST-SEI)  announces  the  availability  of  the PhilFrance  DOST  Fellowship  Program.  The  program  aims  to foster  the  mobility  to  the  French  Republic  of  Filipino professionals  working  in  academic,  research  or  government institutions  selected  jointly  on  the  basis  of  academic excellence  to  pursue  a  Master’s  or  Doctorate  degree  in public higher education establishments under the Ministry of National Education,  Higher  Education  and  Research  of  the  French Republic.

Priority fields of study

  •   Agriculture
  •   Biological Science
  •   Climate Change
  •   Forestry
  •   Health and Medical Research
  •   Material Science
  •   Natural Resources and Environment
  •   Nuclear Application on Health
  •   Veterinary Science