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UB-Supported Intensive English Language Program

Intensive English Language Program for Asia with Full Scholarship

    The Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) is pleased to announce that applications for the Intensive English Language Program sponsored by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA) are now being accepted.  The 8-week program will run from September 10 to November 2, 2012 and will be administered by the Ateneo Language Learning Center (ALLC).

    Based on the funds available, successful applicants will be entitled to a full scholarship which will include: roundtrip air-fare, tuition, housing accommodation and a meal allowance of US $7/day.


- Be able to confidently use accurate and appropriate language in
  academic and professional settings;
- Be able to prepare short oral presentations on specific topics within
  academic and professional settings;
- Develop more advance reading strategies to get into long, involved
  academic and professional settings;
- Be able to use reading and writing strategies to facilitate
  academic and professional settings;
- Write more effectively through directed practice in unified, coherent,
  academic and professional settings;


- Between  20-40 years old;
- Must hold a college degree;
- Currently employed at a United Board-related institution, in a
  teaching or administrative position requiring extensive use of English,
  and/or preparing to enroll in a graduate program taught in English;
- Must have an adequate level of English language proficiency that
  will allow him/her to function in a classroom setting. This will be an
  equivalent of a TOEFL score between 400 - 500 or an IELTS level of 3.5 -
  4.5; (Note: Applicants with higher scores than these proficiency levels
  are NOT qualified to join the program.)

- Must return after the program to work at the same institution a
  year or more;            

The application form and list of requirements may be downloaded here.

All applications and requests for further information should be sent to:

Mr. Glenn de Leon
Office of International Programs

Rm. 304, 3/F Faber Hall
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108, Philippines
Email address:     

The application deadline is July 20, 2012. The successful candidates will be notified by August 10, 2012 and are expected to arrive in Manila on September 8, 2012 between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (airport pick-up will be provided). Classes will begin on September 10, 2012 Because of limited number of scholarship slots, please note that results of the scholarship applications once announced will be final. No appeals for reconsideration will be entertained.

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