EDSP is a scholarship grant offered to qualified dependents or beneficiaries of active OWWA members. It is in a form of financial assistance of up to P60,000.00 per school year. If qualified, your child may enroll in any four- or five-year baccalaureate course in any preferred college or university.
Lamudi Philippines, in its continuing concern for the socio-economic development of the country, provides a scholarship program amounting to P20,000 for one semester to one exemplary college student. The student will be guaranteed a paid internship at Lamudi Philippines in his or her department of choice. All exemplary Filipino college students are invited to apply. They must be at least 18 years old, and currently in their third or fourth year in college.
The Fulbright – CHED Scholarship is intended for graduate studies in the United States for the Philippine HEI faculty and staff. The objective of a Fulbright-CHED grant is to enable qualified higher education faculty and staff currently affiliated with CHED-recognized higher education institutions, to pursue master’s or doctoral studies, and doctoral dissertation research in the United States to upgrade the country’s higher education system, fast-track the Higher Education Reform Agenda, and develop leaders who can contribute to promoting better understanding between the Philippines and the United States.
Established in honor of the late U.S. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, the fellowship program sends outstanding mid-career Filipino professionals in public service from both the public and private sectors to the United States for a year of university study and work-related practical experience. The program develops leaders who will have “multiplier effect” on their society.
The Gawad Patnubay Scholarship Program, managed by LANDBANK’s Corporate Affairs Department, is a unique two-pronged scholarship program with an E2E Internship component for children of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) taking up agriculture-related courses. The program covers the formal education or the four-year degree program in partnership with International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and, informal education or skill-based training program in partnership with Pilipinas Association of Rural Families for Education and Development (PARFED).
The US Government offers a number of opportunities for study, professional development and funding. Currently offered by the US Government for the Filipinos are the Philippine Youth Leadership Program (PYLP), Study of the US Institutes for Scholars, Study of the US Institutes for Scholars for Secondary School Educators, Fulbright Philippine Program, Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program, Philippine Global Undergraduate Exchange Program, and the East West Center Graduate Degree Program.
The CMWSP is a scholarship program extended to deserving migrant workers and/or their immediate descendants who intend to pursue 4 or 5 year courses in the priority fields in Science and Technology. It was created by virtue of Republic Act 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995. under section 37, Article lX. Educational assistance is P60,000.00/year funds from the PCSO. Examination is administered by DOST. 100 passers qualify to the program. EDSP and CMWSP have the same date of examinations.
The OFWDSP is an educational assistance to qualified dependents of active OWWA-member OFWs who intend to pursue any 4 or 5 year baccalaureate degree or associate degree in state college or university. The scholarship shall be in the form of financial assistance of P20,000.00 per year. Scholarship program to dependent of OFW whose income is not more than US$400.00.
In line with the Australia-Philippines development cooperation program, Australia aims to improve basic education, improve the capacity of the local government to deliver basic services, strengthen the country’s adaptation to climate change which includes disaster risk management, and improve the peace and security conditions of the country. The program is administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Australia Awards and Alumni Engagement Program – Philippines, and is aligned with Australia’s development assistance in the Philippines.
The past years saw a steady decline of geologists and mining and metallurgical engineers in the Mines and Geosciences Bureau for two reasons – one is due to their recruitment in the private sector or abroad which offer bigger salaries and two, due to a halt in DENR’s recruitment because of the rationalization program. In 2012, the bureau only has a total of 88 geologists, with 120 vacant positions.