CHED-BU Zonal Research Center
Zonal Research Center

FYI: Applying for CHED Travel Assistance for International Paper Presentation

CHED Research Division provides financial assistance for paper presentation in International Conferences to enable local researchers to participate and present their research outputs, disseminate research findings, exchange ideas with peers at the same time learn from and contribute to the world's pool of experts and knowledge in/on higher education which may nurture the development of higher education scholar/researchers.

    This grant is open to any Filipino who is full-time faculty or researcher/scientist working in a research unit of a higher education institution in the Philippines whose paper has been accepted for oral presentation in an international conference/workshop/seminar/forum provided said paper has not been in another fora. The paper for presentation should be related to CHED priority areas and topics identified in the NHERA and categorized according to disciplines and higher education research thrusts.

    Application must be submitted in the prescribed format and should reach CHED at least two months before the date of the conference. (Application form for travel grants can be downloaded at the CHED website Applicants must submit also together with the duly accomplished application 3 sets of the followingdocuments:

  1.  The paper (full-text) to be presented at the conference,
  2. Applicant's biodata,
  3. Photocopy of the letter of invitation and acceptance letter,
  4. Photocopy of the brouchure about the conference,
  5. Endorosement of HEI (Recommendation Lettter of the President),
  6. Details of financial assistance (e.g. amount, coverage, proposed utilization) in case the applicant is expecting to get some financial assistance from other sources other than CHED.

    Within one month after the return from the conference/seminar, the grantee shall submit:

        (a) a conference organizer's certification or proof that the bebeficiary (name) presented the approved                     paper during the conference

        (b) a travel report indicating highlights of the conference, observations, learnings and recommmended               follow thru actions. Within a year after the conference, the grantee shall present the paper in a local               forum which is organized by CHED.

    Applicants for travel grant must be submitted first to the CHED-BU Zonal Research Center for the evaluation and endorsement for approval of CHED Manila. Interested applicants may visit the CHED-BU ZRC at 2nd Floor BUREPC Building, Bicol University, contact (052) 480-1325 or email
CHED-BU Zonal Research Center