It is our pleasure to announce a new call for research proposals for the AY 2013-2014. We are inviting junior researchers (i.e no previous publication in an ISI-journal or no previous publication as first author in a non-ISI, peer-reviewed journal) to submit a scientific protocol to the Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium. Successful applicants shall receive Php 200,000.00 to cover for personal services and maintenance and other operating expenses.

All proposals are required to follow the prescribed format of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and should be submitted no later than 30 November 2013. Submission may be done electronically at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or personally to the Secretariat at Rm. 107, G/F National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila, 623 Pedro Gil St., Ermita, Manila. Electronic submissions are preferred.

Format of Project Proposals based on the Regional Research Fund Guidelines of PCHRD

The proposal shall have a duration of six months to one year. Each proposal should contain the following information:

  1. Title
  2. Rationale
  3. Review of Related Literature
  4. Objectives
  5. Methodology
  6. Expected Output
  7. Potential Users of Research Findings
  8. Time Frame
  9. Budget
  10. Work plan or Gantt Chart
  11. Curriculum Vitae of Proponent