JTA Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

Great news for OAA Financial Aid Scholars: Your standard tuition discount will be applied to the ISEP Fee, beginning SY 2017-2018. Please note, however, that the OAA will still have other requirements for Financial Aid Scholars who are accepted to the JTA Program.

A variety of grants are available for students seeking for financial aid during their Junior Term Abroad. These grants are competitive. 


ASEAN University Network (AUN) Credit Transfer Scheme

Through the ASEAN Credit Transfer Scheme, a student may apply to a university in the ASEAN University Network, composed of the top universities of each ASEAN country. Application is competitive, and the final decision regarding acceptance rests with the host university.
Ateneo de Manila gives a partial study grant to five students each school year who successfully apply to an ASEAN university other than a university in Singapore, through the ASEAN Credit Transfer Scheme.
For the JTA 2018 program, the grant is PhP50,000, which can be applied as a discount to the ISEP Fee.

Temasek Foundation LEaRN Program

The Temasek Foundation in Singapore offers grants to student-leaders from all over Asia to study at universities in Singapore for a semester and participate in extra-curricular activities organized by the Temasek Foundation. Participating universities in the past have been the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, and the Singapore Management University.  Student-applicants are chosen by Temasek Foundation based on their leadership potential and on academic performance.  Applicants must have a minimum QPI of 3.0. 


ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS) Programme

Through the AIMS Programme, a student may apply to another AIMS-member university from one of the following countries: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, or Japan. The Commission on Higher Education has earmarked a limited number of scholarship grants for selected applicants. Application is competitive.


Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia (EMMAsia)

The Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia (EMMAsia) Program occasionally offers grants for undergraduates to participate in study-abroad programs at its member-universities in Europe. To find out whether such grants are available for the semester you intend to study abroad, please contact the Ateneo de Manila's EMMAsia coordinators: Dr. Jumela F. Sarmiento (Office of Admission and Aid, local 5150 to 5155). Arrangements regarding your studies in Ateneo and credit transfer are still done through the SOH Junior Term Abroad Coordinator. 

PhilFrance Scholarships 2017 (for deployment in Spring 2018)

The French Embassy in the Philippines offers scholarships to selected students from the Philippines for student exchange and for further studies. Students must apply directly to the scholarship program; no applications are coursed through the university. For more information, please visit their website, PhilFrance Scholarships.

Grants Offered by Individual Universities and National Governments

Individual universities and national governments occasionally offer grants to students studying on their shores. For updated information about available grants for the semester that you are applying for, please contact the SOH Student Mobility Coordinator.