Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC)

The University Consortium (UC) Visiting Lecturer Program for Teaching Purposes provides limited financial support for a UC graduate faculty to teach a graduate course in his/her field of discipline at another participating UC member.

Who may apply for the Grant

Any interested graduate faculty member from any of the following participating members of the Southeast Asian University Consortium may apply for the UC Visiting Lecturer Program for Teaching Purposes:

  • Institut Pertanian Bogor, Indonesia
  • Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines
  • Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia
  • Maejo University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Visayas State University, Leyte, Philippines
  • Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
  • Central Mindanao University, Philippines
  • Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan
  • National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Application requirements

Any interested UC faculty member must submit the following to the UC Coordinator of his/her University:

  1. Duly accomplished Application Form for Visiting Lecturer Program for Teaching Purposes endorsed by the UC Coordinator of the sending UC member.
  2. Updated Curriculum vitae of applicant.
  3. Proposal indicating objectives of the visit, and activities/work plan and projected outcome of the visit.

Conditions of the Grant

  • The grant provides funds to cover round-trip economy class plane ticket and subsistence allowance for food and accommodation, and incidental expenses for a maximum of 10 days.
  • The UC faculty is obliged to submit to the UC Coordinator at his/her university through the UC Secretariat (SEARCA) a travel report, e-photos for publication purposes, e-copy of lecture paper, and photocopy of plane ticket. The support of the University Consortium must also be acknowledged in the report.

Condition and requirement for disbursement of grant

  • The funds will be released to the UC Faculty through his/her bank account upon submission of the following to the UC Secretariat: timetable of activities at the host university, copy of the syllabus or lecture paper and invoice for the plane ticket.

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