Thursday, September 27, 2012
2013-2014 Student Exchange Program with a Korean University and Japanese Universities
September 24, 2012
Memorandum: ABH (2012) - 64
VCAA Ronald S. Banzon, UP Diliman
VCAA Wilfredo V. Alangui, UP Baguio
VCAA Marie Josephine M. De Luna, UP Manila
VCI Oscar B. Zamora, UPLB
VCAA Encarnacion Emilia S. Yap, UP Visayas
VCAA Emma Ruth V. Bayogan, UP Mindanao
VCAA Ma. Fe. V. Mendoza, Open University
OVSA Prof. Ma. Corazon J. Tan, UP Diliman
OIC Teresita J. Rodriguez, OIC- UP Cebu
OIL Dir. Jean O. Loyola, UPLB
OSA Dir. Prof. Honey Libertine Anchanzar-Labor, UP Manila
OSA Dir. Celia Parcon, UP Visayas,
OSA Dir. Corazon L. Abansi, UP Baguio
OSA Dir. Leticia E. Afuang, UPLB
OSA Dir. Evelina E. Ayson, UP Mindanao
FROM: PROF. ANTOINETTE BASS- HERNANDEZ, PH.D.
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
and Office of Institutional Linkages Director
The Office of Institutional Linkages is now accepting application to the 2013-2014 Student Exchange Program with a Korean University and Japanese Universities. For the next academic year, we will be sending UP students to the following universities:
Kyungpook National University
International Christian University
Tokyo University of Foreign University
University of Tokyo
Students who meet the following qualifications are eligible to apply: enrolled in UP at the time of application, sophomore or junior standing, with very good scholastic record and with keen interest in Korean and Japanese studies. Proficiency in Korean or Nihongo is a definite advantage, though not a requirement.
Students are required to submit three copies (one original and two photocopies) of the following documents:
1. Curriculum Vitae with 2X2 photos
2. Transcript of Records
3. Letter of recommendation from previous professor
4. Computation of General Weighted Average certified by their Department Head or
5. A 500-word essay on how the Philippines will benefit from the student’s exchange experience
Tuition is free at the host university. The student/s who shall represent UP in student exchange program with Kyungpook National University shall also receive a scholarship (stipend) from KNU while students who are nominated to the Japanese universities shall be nominated for the JASSO Scholarship as well. For details about the JASSO Scholarship, students may visit http://www.jasso.go.jp. Finally, students are encouraged to visit the OIL Office to browse the brochures of the above-mentioned universities or their respective websites to learn more about student life in these foreign universities.
Students may refer to the information sheet attached to this memo regarding the specific requirements for admission of the Korean and Japanese universities should they be selected by UP to the Exchange Program. We encourage students to prepare in advance the documents that may take some time to obtain (e.g. passport) to enable them to meet the deadlines set by the foreign universities.
The deadline for the submission of application documents to our office is on November 26, 2012. Students shall be notified by email not later than December 8, 2012 if they qualified in the first round of screening. Students may also refer to www.oil.up.edu.ph for announcements from our office.
May I request you to disseminate the above information to your students?