Scholarships for Professional Development

The Professional Development Scholarships Program (PDSP) offers scholarship opportunities for short and medium -term training courses in any of the OAS member states, and OAS Permanent Observers, States which are neither OAS member nor Observer State, and other areas of the OAS General Secretariat, with the exception of the applicant’s country of citizenship or permanent residency (sponsoring country).  For further information regarding the PDSP click here.

PDSP SCHOLARSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES

  • The PDSP scholarships offers scholarship opportunities for short-term training courses in any of the OAS member states, and OAS Permanent Observers, with the exception of the applicant’s country of citizenship or permanent residency (sponsoring country).  
  • Scholarship modalities: Onsite, online (distance) or blended.
  • The OAS scholarships awarded are within the eight (8) priority areas
  • All scholarship applications must be submitted directly through the applicant’s National Liaison Office (ONE).


OPEN COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS 2018

Course Announcement Language Deadline Modality Partner Institution Course Dates

OAS-CATHALAC
|Diplomado en Adaptación al Cambio Climático 2018

Spanish Contact the ONE in your country Online CATHALAC, Panamá

December 3, 2018 –Course begins

December 14, 2018 to January 10, 2019 - Break

July 12, 2019 -
Course concludes

OAS-CITEL/CCAT LAT
Desarrollo y Gestión de Negocios en Línea // Negocios Digitales y los Mercados

Spanish Contact the ONE in your country Online CCAT LAT, Uruguay

December 3, 2018– Course begins

December 17, 2018 – January 13, 2019 – Break

January 27, 2019
Course concludes

OAS-TOP
|- Gobierno Abierto y Transparencia. Acceso y consumo de datos públicos

- Indicadores de la Calidad Ambiental

Spanish Contact the ONE in your country Online Tecnología para la Organización Pública (TOP), Argentina

November 26, 2018 - Course begins

December 24, 2018 to January 4, 2019 – Break

January 14, 2019 – Course concludes

OAS-CITEL/INICTEL-UNI |Seguridad de la Información y Normas ISO 27001 y 27002

Spanish Contact the ONE in your country Online INICTEL-UNI, Perú

December 10, 2018 – Course begins

December 24, 2018 to January 2, 2019 – Break

January 23, 2019 – Course concludes

OAS-CIF-OIT | Turismo Sostenible y Desarrollo Local en Áreas Rurales

Spanish Contact the ONE in your country Online Centro Internacional de Formación de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (CIF-OIT)

, Italy
November 19, 2018 to March 29, 2019

CLOSED ANNOUNCEMENTS 2018

Course Announcement Language Deadline Modality Partner Institution Course Dates

OAS-UPV | Grid connected and stand-alone photovoltaic systems

English Contact the ONE in your country Online Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

October 29, 2018 to May 30, 2019

OAS-Portal Sustainability Practices for Tourism Leaders

English Contact the ONE in your country Online OAS Educational Portal of the Americas

October 23 to November 27, 2018

OAS-UO

- English Language Teacher Training: TESOL Methods for STEM Primary & Secondary Levels

- English Language Teacher Training: TEFL in Special Education (SpEd)

-Motivating Students Through Gamification and Other Classroom Activities

English

 

Results

 

Online University of Oregon, United States

NEW DATES
November 5 to December 7, 2018

OAS-UCC | Cultural & Heritage Tourism

English
Course Cancelled
Online University of the Commonwealth Caribbean, Jamaica NEW DATES
October 15 to November 16, 2018

OAS-CITEL-ANTEL | m-Health

Spanish

 

Results
Online ANTEL, Uruguay

October 1 to 26, 2018

OAS-ORURO | Especialidad en Ingeniería Ambiental Minera

Spanish

 

Results
Online Universidad Técnica de Oruro, Bolivia

October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019

OAS-ORURO | Gestión de los Pasivos Ambientales Mineros: Revalorización, Retratamiento y Cierre Ambiental

Spanish

 

Results
Onsite (Bolivia) Universidad Técnica de Oruro, Bolivia

October 1 to November 30, 2018

OAS-AUSTRAL | Diplomatura en Derechos Humanos de la Mujer

Spanish

Results
Online Universidad Austral, Argentina

August 27 to October 29, 2018

OAS-U.CHILE | Diploma en derechos humanos, discapacidad y educación inclusiva

Spanish

Results
Online Universidad de Chile
Departamento de Inclusión Social de la OEA

August 6 to November 11, 2018

OAS-FLACSO | Jóvenes, Educación y Trabajo: Nuevas Tendencias y Desafíos

Spanish

Results
Online

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Argentina

August 9 to December 19, 2018

OAS-CATHALAC | Diplomado en Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos

Spanish


Results
Online Centro del Agua del Trópico Húmedo para América Latina y el Caribe (CATHALAC), Panamá

August 6, 2018 to July 24, 2019

 



Call to Institutions to Offer Scholarships for Professional Development Courses in 2018

CLOSED

ESTABLISHING INSTITUTIONAL COOPERATION TIES
(Only for Offering Institutions)

The OAS General Secretariat (OAS/GS) invites OAS member states, permanent observers, regional and international organizations, public and private agencies, philanthropic and commercial institutions, colleges and other OAS General Secretariat (OAS/GS) areas to join the select group of institutions with which we have established institutional cooperation agreements. Through these partnerships we offer short and medium-term training courses, co-financed by the OAS/GS, which contribute to the development of the human capital of the Americas.

To apply, please see the Call to Institutions on the links below:

     

Should you have questions related to the requirements and the application process
Please write us at: pdsp@ oas.org