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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

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

 

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.