Filipinos Studying in the U.S. Increases for Third Straight Year

Manila, November 27, 2019 — For the third straight year, the number of Filipinos studying in the United States increased, according to an annual survey of international exchange activity in the United States of America. Based on Open Doors data released this November, 3,320 Filipino students enrolled in U.S. Universities this past year.  This is …

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EducationUSA Stages Major Events for International Education Week

Manila, November 26, 2019 — In celebration of International Education Week (IEW) in November, EducationUSA staged a series of education programs, culminating in a college application drive at the Philippine Science High School in Quezon City. On November 18, EducationUSA kicked off the week-long celebration with a workshop for students and prospective Masters of Business …

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U.S. Embassy Hosts NASA Space Apps Challenge in Davao and Iloilo

Manila, October 25, 2019 — The United States Embassy in the Philippines, in partnership with Ateneo de Davao University and Central Philippine University, hosted the 2019 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Apps Challenge in Davao and Iloilo from October 18 to 20. Fourteen teams from Davao and ten teams from Iloilo participated in …

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EducationUSA Stages Major Philippine Events for Literacy Month

Manila, October 2, 2019 — In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, EducationUSA staged a series of education programs all over the Philippines which culminated in a successful graduate studies application drive for more than a hundred working professionals in Manila. On September 7, EducationUSA kicked off the celebration with a workshop for 100 …

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U.S. Government Launches New Literacy Program for Blind, Deaf Children

  USAID Mission Director Lawrence Hardy II leads the signing of the pledge of commitment during the launch of USAID’s new education project, Gabay.  Together with the Department of Education and Resources of the Blind, USAID will work to give visually and hearing impaired children, including those who are deaf, blind and deaf-blind, access to …

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EducationUSA Roadshow Coming to Cordillera

Manila, September 5, 2019 — In celebration of National Literacy Month, EducationUSA will conduct a roadshow in Cordillera from September 11 to 14 to engage Filipinos interested in studying in the United States and raise counselors’ awareness about the importance of digital literacy for the largely digital U.S. college admissions process. EducationUSA advisors will visit …

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EducationUSA Program Highlights Aviation Education in the U.S.

Manila, September 5, 2019 — In collaboration with the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), an accredited U.S. institution that provides practical and professional aviation skills education, EducationUSA conducted an interactive workshop and discussion on U.S. aviation studies programs for 75 Filipino students and professionals at the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines on Friday, August 30. …

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Philippine Airborne Campaign Targets Weather, Climate Science

NASA’s P-3B science aircraft soared into the skies over the Philippines on Sunday to begin a nearly two-month-long investigation on the impact that smoke from fires and pollution have on clouds, a key factor in improving weather and climate forecasts. The Cloud, Aerosol, and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex) is the most comprehensive field campaign …

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EducationUSA Mini-Fair Brings U.S. Universities to Manila

Manila, August 27, 2019 — EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, will host a Mini-Fair with seven American universities on Tuesday, September 10, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Seda Hotel in Bonifacio Global City. This free event will provide an …

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New U.S. and Philippines Partnership to Boost Reading, Numeracy, and Socio-Emotional Learning for Filipino Students

Manila, July 31, 2019 — As part of its continuing commitment to improve education outcomes for Filipino youth, the U.S. government today launched the Advancing Basic Education in the Philippines (ABC+) project to support Department of Education (DepEd) efforts to strengthen the quality of education in the Philippines.  U.S. Chargé d’Affaires John Law and representatives …

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Filipino Students Receive Millions in Scholarship Offers from U.S. Universities

Manila, July 30, 2019 — Thirty-six Filipino advisees of EducationUSA, the U.S. Department of State’s official source on U.S. higher education information, are receiving more than Php37 million in merit and need-based scholarships from accredited American universities for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. EducationUSA advisers worked with these students throughout their college admissions process, including …

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United States, Philippines Sign Ten-Year Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation

U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim and Philippine Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato de la Peña signed an agreement on scientific and technological cooperation at the close of the Bilateral Strategic Dialogue on July 16. Manila, July 17, 2019 — U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim and Philippine Department …

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Philippine-American Friendship Week Sees Arrival of 75 New Peace Corps Volunteers

Manila, July 15, 2019 — Seventy-five new U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers arrived in Manila on July 7, 2019.  They join the more than 9,000 Americans who have served as Peace Corps Volunteers in the Philippines since 1961, making the Philippines the second oldest Peace Corps program. Inspired by President John F. Kennedy, the goal of …

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U.S., Philippines Celebrate Successful Partnership that Expanded Opportunities for 25,000+ Out-of-School Youth

Manila, May 3, 2019 — The U.S. and Philippine governments celebrated the successful conclusion of the six-year, Php832-million Mindanao Youth for Development (MYDev) project.  The partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Department of Education (DepEd), and 11 local government units across Mindanao expanded access …

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U.S. Embassy Launches New English Access Programs

Manila, April 15, 2019 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines launched new English Access Microscholarship Programs in Quezon City and in Taguig.  The Access Program provides 13 to 20 year-old students from low income communities with a foundation in English during two years of afterschool instruction and intensive summer learning activities. Working in partnership …

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2019 EducationUSA Fairs in Cebu and Manila Attract Record Attendance of More Than 2,600

Manila, March 8, 2019 — EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, welcomed 43 accredited university and college representatives from the United States to its annual university fairs in Cebu and Manila on February 28 and March 1.  Nearly 800 students, parents, and educators …

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EducationUSA Fair Participant Becomes First Filipino Student at U.S. University

Manila, February 27, 2019 — Following her participation in the U.S. Embassy’s 2018 EducationUSA Fair, Marian Cedeño became the first Filipino student to attend the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in Texas when she started classes this semester. Cedeño, who was among the top students at the Filipino Turkish Tolerance School in Zamboanga, attended …

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U.S. Ambassador Congratulates NASA Space Apps Challenge Winners

Manila, February 21, 2019 — U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim congratulated Team iNON for beating out 1,395 teams from around the world to win the Best Galactic Impact category in the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge.  Ambassador Kim awarded certificates of recognition to team members Revbrain Martin, Marie Jeddah Legaspi, Julius Czar Torreda, …

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U.S., Philippines Launch Strategy for Innovation and Growth

Manila, February 19, 2019 — The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) launched a strategy to build innovation capacity among public higher education institutions throughout the country on February 12, 2019. The strategy recognizes the critical role of university systems in preparing Filipino students for …

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EducationUSA to Host 2nd Education Fair in Cebu City, Philippines

Cebu, February 12, 2019 — EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, will host its second annual education fair in Cebu on Thursday, February 28 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Radisson Blu Hotel.  The EducationUSA Fair will feature more than 30 …

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EducationUSA to Host 4th Annual Education Fair in Manila

Manila, February 12, 2019 — EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, will host its annual education fair in Manila on Friday, March 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.  The EducationUSA Fair will …

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U.S. Embassy to Host First NASA Space Apps Challenge in the Philippines

Manila, October 4, 2018 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines will partner with De La Salle University to host the first U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Apps Challenge from October 19 to 21 in Manila.  The event is open to groups of three to five people, ages 16 and above. In …

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U.S. Announces Php250 Million Project Extension to Advance Innovation and Growth in the Philippines

Manila, October 4, 2018 — The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a Php250 million, three-year extension of USAID’s Science, Technology, Research, and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) project.  The additional assistance, which brings the total USAID investment in the innovation sector to nearly Php2 billion since 2013, …

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U.S. and Philippines Celebrate Cooperation on Good Governance in Education at 12th National Education Summit

Manila, September 7, 2018  — The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), convened the 12th National Education Summit on September 6, 2018 in partnership with the Philippine government and Synergeia Foundation.  More than 400 leaders from local governments, schools, and the private sector gathered to share good practices in education …

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U.S.-Philippines Exchange Alumni Gather in Iloilo

Iloilo City, August 23, 2018 — More than 70 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs gathered at Iloilo’s historic Old Provincial Capitol for the Visayas leg of Alumni Reconnects, a nationwide series of reunions marking the 70th anniversary of U.S.-Philippines people-to-people exchanges . Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., an alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program, hosted the reunion.  He said, “One …

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NASA Engages Students and Scientists during Visit to the Philippines

Manila, July 25, 2018 — A team of scientists from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) visited the Philippines to participate in National Science and Technology Week (NSTW).  During their visit, the NASA scientists interacted with Filipino scientists, engineering students, and high school teachers and highlighted NASA’s collaboration with the Philippine government on …

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Alumni of U.S. Government Exchange Programs Celebrate 70 Years of U.S.-PH Exchanges

Manila, July 5, 2018 — The U.S.-PH exchange alumni network, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, celebrated the 70th anniversary of U.S. government-sponsored exchanges in the Philippines during an Alumni Reconnects reunion and networking reception on June 30 at SMX Mall of Asia.  More than 200 U.S. exchange alumni attended the event. …

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USAID’s Php1.9 Billion Early-Grade Literacy Project Improves Reading Skills of 1.8 Million Filipino Children

Manila, May 9, 2018 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) completed its five-year, Php1.9 billion Basa Pilipinas project, which improved literacy and reading comprehension among more than 1.8 million students from kindergarten to grade three.  USAID partnered with the Department of Education (DepEd) to implement the project in eight school divisions in the provinces …

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Fulbright Philippines Celebrates 70 Years of Excellence

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State Ambassador Jennifer Galt (center) speaks with Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel “Babe” Romualdez (right) and former U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines John Maisto (left) at a 70th Anniversary of the Philippine Fulbright Program reception hosted by the …

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EducationUSA Hosts First-Ever Education Fair in Cebu City, Philippines

Cebu, February 15, 2018— EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, will host its first-ever university fair in Cebu on Friday, March 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Hotel.  The EducationUSA Fair will feature 22 U.S. colleges and universities. …

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EducationUSA Hosts 3rd Annual Education Fair in the Philippines

Manila, February 13, 2018 — EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, will host its annual university fair in Manila on Thursday, March 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza.  The EducationUSA Fair will feature 33 U.S. colleges and …

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U.S. Government Exchange Alumni Lead Projects #ForMindanao

Manila, February 1, 2018 — As part of its continuing response to the Marawi crisis, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines has launched the Php18.5 million #ForMindanao campaign supporting 37 projects throughout Mindanao led by Philippine alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchanges, many of whom have already played a crucial role in responding to humanitarian needs …

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USAID, DepEd, and YesPinoy Foundation Partner to Make Every Learner a Reader

USAID Deputy Chief of the Office of Program Resources Management Chris Foley (extreme right) hands over the reading materials to the Department of Education-Mandaluyong City Division led by Dr. Nanette Losario (4th from left) and Highway Hills Integrated School Principal Marvie Duran (extreme left).  Witnessing the event are YesPinoy Chairman Dingdong Dantes (3rd from right) …

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Ambassador Sung Kim Renews Agreement with the Commission on Higher Education

Makati, May 2, 2017—On April 28, 2017, Ambassador Sung Kim, honorary Philippine-American Educational Foundation Board Chairperson, renewed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) that continues the Fulbright-CHED Scholarship Program for Graduate Studies in the United States.  Fulbright-CHED Scholarships enable faculty and staff from higher education institutions to pursue master’s …

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U.S. Ambassador Sung Y. Kim Opens Education USA Fair

Manila, February 14, 2017— EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official source on U.S. higher education, welcomed 1400 students, parents, and educators to its annual higher education fair on Tuesday, February 7 at the Philippine Sofitel Plaza.  Representatives from 20 U.S. colleges and universities attended the fair and met with prospective Filipino students.  Ambassador Sung Kim opened …

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EducationUSA Philippines Organizes Homecoming 2016

EducationUSA Philippines organized a homecoming event on August 2, 2016 at U.S. Embassy Manila for Filipino students interested in studying in the United States . Participants interacted with and got tips from students currently enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities. U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg welcomed the participants, shared the diverse courses offered by schools and emphasized how a U.S. education could …

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