[Blueboard] thesis/dissertation grant, 2013-14

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Tue Dec 4 14:01:25 PHT 2012

ACAS Thesis/dissertation grant for School Year 2013-14

The Ateneo Center for Asian Studies (ACAS), aiming to encourage  
research by Filipino M.A. and Ph.D. students on Asia, offers financial  
support to part-time and full-time faculty members of the Loyola  
Schools, Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU).

•	Total amount of grant: twenty thousand pesos (Ph20,000.) per student.


Who may apply:

Part-time or full-time members of the faculty of the Loyola Schools,  
Ateneo de Manila University, enrolled in M.A. thesis/Ph.D.  
dissertation writing in any university in the Philippines

Required documents:

•	Thesis/dissertation proposal that includes a clearly stated research  
problem, well-developed review of literature, framework of analysis or  
conceptual framework, and methodology.

•	Letter of recommendation from the department chair

•	Letter of recommendation from the thesis/dissertation adviser that  
clearly says that the proposal has been accepted and the student is  
ready to do the research.

•	Properly filled-out application form, downloadable from the ACAS  
website: www.ateneo.edu/offices/acas

Acceptable topics and other conditions for the grant:

The research should be about any of the following:

•	Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
•	Asian members of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), including the  
Philippines, as long as it is about the Philippines and ARF or the  
Philippines in ARF
•	Asian members of the East Asia Summit
•	Any member-country of ASEAN (except the Philippines)
•	Comparison between/among any ASEAN-member country or countries  
(including the Philippines)
•	Foreign policy/relations of ASEAN
•	Foreign relations among members of the East Asia Summit (including  
the Philippines)
•	The research may be in any academic discipline and may be  
inter-disciplinary or multi-disciplinary.
•	The research may be in any areas of academic interest such as  
culture, society, economy, values, politics, religion,  
regionalization, education, labor, migration, family, gender,  
environment, nation-building, memory, governance, etc.
•	Priority will be given to countries whose government or private  
sector does not give scholarship or research grant.

Other conditions of the grant:

•	The grantee should acknowledge ACAS in the final thesis/dissertation  
and when any version of the thesis/dissertation or part of it is  
•	The grantee should submit to ACAS a soft copy of the  
thesis/dissertation that he/she submits to the Office to whom he/she  
is required to submit it (for example, the Ateneo Graduate School, or  
the Commission on Higher Education).
•	If the grantee fails to finish his/her dissertation within a year,  
he/she should write to ACAS and explain why. Failure to do so would  
mean withholding of his/her salary.
•	In principle, the grantee should finish within a year, but extension  
may be granted for justifiable reasons. After two years and the  
grantee has not finished yet, the full amount of the grant will be  
deducted from his/her salary.

Procedure and deadline:

•	All documents should be in word format.
•	All documents should be submitted as email attachment to ACAS.  Our  
email address is acas at admu.edu.ph
•	Applicant should get in touch with ACAS if no acknowledgment of the  
submission is received two weeks after submission. ACAS is not  
responsible for any submission that was not seen by the ACAS director.
•	Only complete and correct documents will be considered. ACAS will  
not call the attention of the applicant for any missing or improperly  
executed document.
•	All documents must be received by ACAS on or before 12 midnight of  
31 January 2013. Late submissions will not be accepted and the  
applicant will not be advised about it.
•	Announcement of the result of the competition is on 1 April 2013.  
 From here, ACAS and the applicant should take the procedure towards  
issuance of the check.

application form is attached.
Lydia N. Yu-Jose, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Ateneo Center for Asian Studies
2/F Ricardo & Dr. Rosita Leong Hall,
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108
Tel: (632) 426-6001 loc. 5285/5286; (632) 926-4202
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm
Email: acas at admu.edu.ph
URL: http://ateneo.edu/offices/acas/

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