Faculty Development Travel Grant

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (UP Manila) Faculty Development Grant

Purpose:

  1. Academic presentation in international/national conferences/conventions
  2. Attendance in conferences held in the Philippines but not presenting. Each college is allowed to send up to maximum of 3 faculty members per conference
  3. Review articles, academic papers, full text of lectures, Case reports published in international/national peer-reviewed journal
  4. College wide faculty development workshops, in-house and maximum of one per year for maximum of 2 days
  5. Short courses overseas included in a 5 year faculty development plan submitted and accepted by OVCAA.

Eligibility:

  1. Faculty/Research faculty, fulltime, part-time, with or without tenure, who have served UPM for at least two (2) years for attendance in international conferences and at least one (1) year for local and foreign conferences held in the Philippines; Clinical faculty and lecturers who have been teaching for the last 5 years, carrying 6 units per semester and not appointed as regular faculty because of lack of items.
  2. Academic presentation in international/national conferences/conventions
  3. Attendance in conferences held in the Philippines but not presenting. Each college is allowed to send up to a maximum of three (3) faculty members per conference.
  4. Short courses/training programs overseas included in a 5-year faculty development plan submitted and accepted by OVCAA. Each college is allowed to send up to a maximum of two (2) faculty members per course/program.

 Grant covers full or partial amount of round trip airfare (economy fare, most economical cost), conference registration fee and hotel accommodation. The total amount of funding support will vary and depend on the location of the event.

Note: Application should be done at least one month prior to activity

Application Process:

  • For application, kindly submit the accomplished form directly to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OVCAA) (Tel no. 02-526-6111)

Note: Please click link for the UP Manila OVCAA Faculty Development Grant Application Form

Grant Release: 

Check will be addressed to faculty involved. The currency of funds to be given will be in Philippine Peso. 100 % upon approval, prior to conference

Responsibilities after Fund-Grant:

  1. Submission of report, including receipts, copy of program, abstract as printed in 5
    program and copy of poster/powerpoint with name of presentor and title
  2. Liquidation of expenses, including official receipts, boarding passes, etc.
  3. Publication of paper
  4. Echo to unit/department