In recognition of the importance of advanced degree, research and creative work, and mentoring in the overall advancement of teaching in the University, the UP Diliman Centennial Professorial Chairs and Faculty Grants (1 January 2024 – 31 December 2024 Cycle) are now open for applications.

The online application form may be accessed through: Faculty will need to use their UP webmail ( to log-in.

To qualify, a regular faculty member must satisfy the following requirements:
  1. Have a doctoral degree¹;

  2. Show proof of research or creative output; and

  3. Show proof of mentoring².

The faculty member must submit one refereed³ research or creative output that came out from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023. Current holders of a privately-funded professorial chair or faculty grant equivalent to at least P10,000.00/month are not qualified for this cycle.

The application documents shall include the following:

  1. Duly accomplished online application form.

  2. Documentation of the mentoring, research, or creative output submitted for award consideration (to be uploaded in the application form); and

  3. Accomplished endorsement form: 2024UPDCentennialEndorsement (to be uploaded in the online application form)

UP Diliman Centennial Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant awardees will receive Php 100,000.00 and Php 75,000.00, respectively.

Deadline of submissions: 05 July 2024 (Friday)

The specific guidelines may be viewed here:

Access the full memo here: