Carnegie Mellon University has been selected by the Philippines’ Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as one of two international universities for its full scholarship program for master’s and doctoral studies (https://chedk12.wordpress.com/sgsa-fullsupport/).
The scholarships are available on a competitive basis for Filipino faculty and staff of Philippine universities to study at CMU’s Australia campus, which offers the Master of Science degree in Public Policy and Management, and Master of Science degree in Information Technology. (Interested applicants can apply through the CMU Australia website.)
CMU-A Executive Director Professor Emil Bolongaita said that “CMU is proud to be a partner with CHED to strengthen the capabilities of Filipino educators to become future leaders in the Philippines’ education reforms “.
Professor Bolongaita recently visited the Philippines to promote the CHED-CMU scholarship program among leading Philippine universities, namely the Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, University of the Philippines, and Xavier University. He held talks and delivered seminars on public policy issues and alternatives.