Scholarships for Upland Agriculture and Food Security

How to Apply

You may apply for the Scholarship for Upland Agriculture and Food Security in these 7 easy steps.

1. Confirm your eligibility to apply. Make sure you are eligible to apply for the scholarship before you do anything else. Read the contents of our website, or contact us for any clarification regarding the qualifications for the scholarship. You may also check if you are eligible to apply here.

2. Send a letter of interest via email. The letter must contain your full name, gender, country of origin, bachelor degree finished, where you finished your bachelor's degree, and your reason/motivation to pursue graduate studies under the scholarship program. You may send your letter of interest to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

3. Download and fill-out required forms. After sending us your letter of interest, you will receive an email from us containing the scholarship application form, checklist of requirements, admission forms to the universities/study posts, and some instructions on how to apply for the scholarship. You may download the necessary forms here.

You may also apply online here:

4. Accomplish ALL needed requirements. Make sure to complete all requirements to avoid any delays in processing your application. A list of requirements can be seen here.

5. Scan ALL requirements and submit via email. You may send the e-copies to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . This will be used for pre-screening purposes.

6. Send ALL requirements via courier service. You may use any courier service (FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc.) to send your requirements to:

THE PROGRAM HEAD
GRADUATE EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)
College, Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

NOTE: Submitting incomplete requirements may cause delays in processing your application, so make sure you send us ALL required documents.

7. Confirm your documents have been sent. Send an email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  to confirm that your requirements have already been sent via courier service. Indicate the following:

  • Name and country of origin of applicant
  • Date of delivery
  • Courier service used

** Attach e-copy of airway bill of courier service if possible.

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Important! Must Read!

1. All requirements submitted must be translated or be in English. Non-english documents submitted will not be considered as valid requirement.

2. Each applicant is allowed to apply for multiple MSc programs, provided that the applicant fill outs one application form per MSc program applied for and ALL necessary requirements be attached for each program applied for. For example, if an applicant wants to apply for COURSE 1 and COURSE 2, he/she must attach to the application form 1 set of requirements for COURSE 1, and to the other application form for COURSE 2, another 1 set of requirements.

2. The applicant's choice of MSc program is not absolute. The Selection committee will use the applicant's choice as a guide in choosing the best program for the applicant, together with his/her qualifications, educational background, etc.

3. The applicant's proposed research outline must have a strong focus in agricultural development and food security in the uplands of Southeast Asia. It must have the basic parts: title of proposed research project, statement of the problem, importance of the study, objectives of the study, venue or location of study, and proposed research methodology.

4. The applicant's medical certificate must clearly indicate that the applicant is "in good mental and physical health and is fit to undertake graduate studies overseas". It must also be signed by a medical doctor.

5. The application process may change without prior notice. Make sure to check the scholarship website from time to time to get latest information.

 

For more questions about the application process, email us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  and This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please read all information available in the website before sending us an email. Thank you.

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