Ateneo de Manila University: Philippine Studies Immersion Summer Program 2023 – Call for nominations
PSIP is designed to introduce international and local students to the practice of Philippine studies and the Filipino lifeworld through each of the tracks to be taught during the summer months of June and July
Through this program, students will be given the opportunity to engage the university’s eminent Philippine Studies scholars in classes that will demonstrate the various possibilities of this area of study and the methodologies of its practitioners. These classes will also allow students to immerse themselves in a particular aspect of the Philippine lifeworld in order to provide an experiential ground for their reflections and insights.
PSIP 2023 offers the following tracks:
Ateneo Social and Cultural Laboratory
This course provides the theory and content for the study of heritage, sociocultural issues, and qualitative tools used for doing local research.
Ateneo Development Field School
This program is designed to hone students’ skills in applied research, deepen their understanding of a development theme, and allow them to contribute to social development.
The Philippine Start-Up Culture
This program is for students who aim to create their business ventures. It focuses on developing an idea into a business model and product or service prototype.
In this program, students will focus on the discourse of urban spaces and how these individual and collective modern experiences are expressed through various linguistic and creative expressions across both traditional and contemporary platforms.
Each track earns 3 units (equivalent to 6 ECTS).
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR THE SELECTION PROCESS
- Academic Transcript
- Recommendation Letter from Academic Advisor & Study Program (Please use this template);
- Financial Guarantee Letter (Please use this template);
- Health Guarantee Letter (Please use this template);
- Recent CV
- Applicants must possess a competent command of spoken and written English, which corresponds to:
• IELTS: a minimum of 6 for the Writing sub-test
• TOEFL: a minimum of 570 (paper) or 90 (internet) or 237 (computer)
• SAT1: a minimum of 600 for the Verbal section; or 7 for the Essay section
• IB: a minimum of 6 for Higher level English
• MUET: Band 6 and a minimum of 50 for writing
General Paper of the Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Examination: A,
B, C, D or E