The DOST - RHRDC XI is now calling applicants for its 4th Mentorship Program. This program aims to empower local researchers, encourage them to submit research proposal and pursue studies for human welfare.

The program is composed of three (3) modules, each of which composes of 3-day sessions involving a series of intensive online lectures, one-on-one mentoring, and oral presentation. Ten (10) scholars will be selected with a chance that their proposal will be funded.


  1. Who can apply

Researchers, Faculty Members, and Medical Doctors affiliated to the consortium’s member-institutions.

  1. How to apply

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Application letter addressed to the Chair of RHRDC XI, Dr. Warlito C. Vicente
  • Endorsement/nomination letter from the head of the institution (free format)
  • Curriculum vitae (max of 4 pages, free format)
  • A 150-word essay on the reason/s for the application and future plans (free format)
  • capsule proposal that should describe a health problem the applicant would like to address (download here). The chosen topic must be in line with the consortium’s priority areas (download here)
  • Full guideline of the program can be downloaded here.

The above documents must be submitted online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject: Mentorship Application. Deadline of submission is on July 5, 2021.

For inquiries, you may contact +639420180751 and look for Ms. Richell Ruyeras or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Three modules with 3 days each training (1 day lecture; 1 ½ day writeshop; ½ day oral presentation)
  • One-on-one mentorship with the scholar’s chosen mentor or identified expert in the field
  • Possible research funding support up to P1,000,000.00.




Dissemination of activity

June to July

Deadline of submission to the consortium

July 5, 2021

Selection of scholars

July 9, 2021

1st module: Technical Writing

August 2021*

2nd module: Research Methods

September 2021*

3rd module: Statistical analysis

October 2021*

Final Presentation

November 2021


November 2021

*Tentative schedule