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USAID-STRIDE: Graduate Scholarships and Research Grants








7 February 2014


Graduate Scholarships and Research Grants


As part of its mission to help Philippine universities strengthen their applied research capacity to promote innovation-led economic growth in the country, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) Program is now accepting applications to the Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (GraSST) and Applied Research Grants programs.

The GraSST gives opportunities for students of Master’s and PhD degrees in science and technology-related programs to do coursework and dissertation research in U.S. universities for a year. The Applied Research Grants provide funding for science, technology and innovation-related research by the country’s academic institutions in partnership with either Philippine industries or U.S. universities.

In line with this open call, USAID-STRIDE is inviting you and your member organizations, and other individuals who are interested in pursuing graduate studies and applied research in science and technology to the information sessions on scholarship and grants programs in the following cities:

Metro Manila (North)
February 13
Crowne Plaza Hotel
8:00am to 5:00pm
Cagayan de Oro
February 19
Mallberry Suites
8:00am to 5:00pm
Metro Manila (South)
February 25
Microtel (Mall of Asia)
8:00am to 5:00pm
February 27
Batangas Country Club
8:00am to 5:00pm
March 5
Quest Hotel
8:00am to 5:00pm
March 12
Amigo Terrace Hotel
8:00am to 5:00pm


The information sessions will provide more details about the STRIDE Scholarship and Grants programs. Please see enclosed program schedule for reference.

To reserve a slot in any of the above dates, kindly pre-register at or e-mail

Thank you very much. We look forward to seeing you there.


David Hall
Chief of Party


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