Universitas looks at three pillars in assessing the level of each application: (1) Capacity Building, (2) Research and Communication, and (3) Compassion (Social Welfare and Outreach).  Each applicant graduates to the distinction of being an Associate or a Fellow depending on his/her accomplishments and the approval of the corresponding body as indicated below.

 

JUNIOR ASSOCIATE

  • Pre-application requirements:
        • Junior high school diploma, or higher;
        • Any of the following: (a) A stellar academic performance or achievements in any semester, year or batch attended; or (b) Occupied or is occupying a leadership role in an organization or community; or (c) A citation of a particular scholarship or leadership capability;
        • One-page essay on any topic related to the Foundational Principles of Universitas, or an article posted in the Universitas website;
        • Curriculum vitae with a photo;
        • Interview with the UFP Facilitators
  • Once accepted, the applicant has to accomplish the following:
        • Complete the Principled Leadership Course (Foundational Course);
        • Complete the Back-to-the-Basics: Principles and Values of Nation Building Course;
        • Complete the No Holds Barred sessions  (under the Mentoring program);
        • Participate in all UFN (Universitas Fellows Night);
        • Complete the Batch Output

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

  • Pre-application requirements:
        • Applicant must be a Junior Associate;
        • Endorsement from the Director of UFP;
        • Interview with the designated panel by the UFP Facilitators
  • Once accepted, the applicant has to accomplish the following:
        • Participate in at least six UFN (Universitas Fellows Night) 
        • Publish an article in the Universitas website, or an article or letter to the editor in a reputable paper on a topic previously approved by the staff of UFP or the Research Team of Universitas; a previously-published article may be accepted upon the approval of the Research Director of Universitas or his Deputy;
        • Attendance to at least one socio-civic project of Universitas, or at least three socio-civic projects from other accredited institutions; or conduct at least one Campus Reach Out;
        • internship with Universitas equivalent to at least five (5) Activities, Projects, Programs, or any combination of the three.
        • Finish the Great Books Seminar 1.

JUNIOR FELLOW

  • Pre-application requirements:
        • Applicant must be a Senior Associate;
        • Has brought at least one applicant for UFP;
        • Membership in one of the research groups of Universitas;
        • Endorsement from a Fellow;
        • Interview with ManCom.
  • Once accepted, the applicant has to accomplish the following:
        • Regular attendance to the UFN (Universitas Fellows Night);
        • Conduct a Principled Leadership Course, or hold a Basic Course of Back-to-the-Basics, or conduct mentoring using No Holds Barred to at least one person;
        • Publish any of the following: (a) at least one academic paper in the Universitas website or an online or print journal on any topic approved by the Research Director of Universitas or his Deputy; (b) one technical development (mobile app, website, etc.) that helps promote the vision-mission of the Foundation, approved by the Chief Media Officer of Universitas; or (c) a previously-published academic/research article/paper or technical development platform, with the approval of the ManCom;
        • Handle at least one APP in Universitas.
        • Finish the Great Books Seminar 2.

SENIOR FELLOW

  • Pre-application requirements:
        • Applicant must be a Junior Fellow;
        • Has completed graduate studies (at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent);
        • Endorsement from a Senior or Honorary Fellow;
        • Has brought at least three applicants for UFP;
        • Interview with the ExeCom
  • Once accepted, the applicant has to accomplish the following:
        • Organize a Capacity Building course/seminar in Universitas or another organization, with the approval of the ManCom;
        • Deliver a lecture/symposium/colloquium on a topic approved by the Research Director of Universitas or the ManCom;
        • Publish at least three articles, and active involvement in one of the research groups of Universitas.
        • Attend at least one international seminar among the partner institutes of Universitas abroad, or other institutions approved by the Director of the International Linkages Program (ILP) of Universitas;  

HONORARY FELLOW

  • Pre-application requirements:
        • Doctoral degree holder on any field or its equivalent (like law and medicine) from a reputable institution of higher learning, or a special citation/distinction from a reputable institution or award-giving body.
        • Recommendation letter from a distinguished member of one’s field of specialization, work or industry, or an endorsement from a member of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of Universitas;
        • Curriculum vitae with a photo;
        • Interview with a member of the Board of Trustees of Universitas (not the one who gave the endorsement).
  • Once accepted, the applicant has to accomplish any of the following:
        • Organize a Capacity Building course in Universitas or another organization, with the approval of the ExeCom;
        • Publish an article on a topic approved by the Research Director of Universitas;
        • Deliver a lecture/symposium/colloquium on a topic approved by the ExeCom;
        • Act as Adviser of an APP in Universitas;
        • Active involvement in the Board of Advisers (BOA) of Universitas.

 

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