Call for Research or Thesis Proposals for Funding by the UPM- National Institutes of Health, UPM Student Researcher Grant 2016

The University of the Philippines Manila - National Institutes of Health (UPM-NIH), promotes and supports local researches that can respond to the current health concerns in the Philippines, through a research grant program that will provide funding support to all undergraduate students, medical students, masteral students without any scholarship who will conduct their thesis/research.

This grant will serve as thesis subsidy of up to P40,000 each to subsidize expenses for maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE). Scientific publication is highly encouraged for thesis/research subsidy grantees, but not required. Proposals shall be evaluated based on relevance and scientific merit subject to appropriate ethical clearance. The thesis or research adviser should endorse the application and will be responsible for financial disbursements and liquidation of funds.

In this regard, I am pleased to announce that the National Institutes of Health through the UPM Student Researcher Grant is now accepting applications. Please submit the following requirements on or before 31 October 2016:

1. Full thesis/research proposal

2. Endorsement of Thesis/Research Adviser, Department Chair and College Dean

3. Thesis panel certificate of approval

4. RGAO registration certificate

For inquiry, please coordinate with Ms. Ionee M. Ibarrientos of the Grants Application and Protocol Development Unit (GAPDU) of the Research Grants Administration Office (RGAO) at or call at tel. no 5672054.