developing global trade leaders
through trade career development

College of Business Administration – Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Call for applications: Academic Year 2017

The Hinrich Foundation is encouraging bright individuals with an interest in international trade to apply for our scholarship, and career development program.

Open for the citizen - Trade scholarships

Open for

Polytechnic University of the Philippines Year 3 College of Business Administration students who are currently studying at the Sta. Mesa campus

Program and location - Trade scholarships

Program & Location

Bachelor of Business Administration Program at Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Sta. Mesa

Manila, Philippines

Successful candidates will continue their studies in AY 2017, and receive full financial support for the tuition fee, as well as a generous stipend for housing and living . Additionally, you will be offered a well-designed internship for a year in-between Year 3 and Year 4 of studies, and a job upon graduation!

Eligibility - Trade scholarships


Applicants must be Polytechnic University of the Philippines Year 3 College of Business Administration students, who are currently enrolled at the Sta. Mesa campus. They must be fluent in English and able to meet all academic entrance and other requirements of the university. Other requirements include:

  • Must be committed to a 12-month paid internship and 2-year guaranteed job opportunity with the partner company upon graduation
  • Must have the desire to be involved in a socially-oriented business
  • Must be able to work respectfully alongside or under the supervision of individuals from various cultures, generations, or socio-economic backgrounds
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
Required documents - Trade scholarship

Required documents

Your complete online application package must include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Copy of official ID
  • A 500-word essay: “Considering economic, environmental and social factors, how has international trade improved your daily life?”

A successful candidate will be the one who is able to demonstrate a clear and detailed description of study objectives and show a clear connection between their studies and future trade-related career through a compelling cover letter. He or she will need to demonstrate academic excellence and strong English proficiency.

How to apply - Trade scholarships

How to apply?

Applications must be completed on the Hinrich Foundation Alumni Association (HFAA) platform, which is accessed through any of the “Apply now” links throughout this page.


Deadline: 31 July, 2017

How to apply - Trade scholarships

Further information & other inquiries

Please email [email protected] or call (+63) 917 122 4324