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 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.
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.
The Department of Health offers the Midwifery Scholarship program and invites applicants to apply directly to the CHD. The CHD shall endorse the qualified applicants based on the documentary requirements to their partner midwifery schools for selection process. Professional organizations are welcome to recommend applicants to the CHDs.
The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) offers a GSIS Scholarship Program (GSP) to all qualified members and pensioners who have children/ dependents accepted or enrolled in any 4 or 5 years course or priority course as identified by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in a higher education institution that has its own charter or a school qualified by the CHED as Levels IV and III, autonomous, or with a deregulated status. The program is also offered to persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and solo parents (as defined by the Solo Parent’s Welfare Act of 2000) who are GSIS members.
The Education and Livelihood Assistance Program (ELAP) is an educational assistance for survivors of a deceased OFW consisting of P5,000.00 for elementary, P8,000.00 for high school and P10,000.00 for college per year. Only one child, usually the eldest child, will enjoy this benefit. A livelihood assistance amounting to P15,000.00 is also given to the surviving spouse.
The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), through its corporate social responsibility initiative DBP Endowment for Education Program (DEEP) has benefitted thousands of poor, but brilliant Filipino students since its inception in 2008. Most of the scholars are children of farmers, laborers, drivers, teachers, housewives, government employees, retired policemen, and soldiers. Under the initiative, DBP pays for the tuition fees of the scholars who are enrolled in partner schools located in the different parts of the country. DBP also provides board and lodging allowances to the scholars, who are enrolled in various courses, such as maritime, nursing, technical-vocational, forestry, agriculture, education, and HRM.
UP students play a significant role in fulfilling the University’s mandate as agents of national development. As an Iskolar ng Bayan, all UP students are entitled to support through subsidies provided by the National government. This is granted through discounts on tuition and other school fees. UP students are often referred to as mga Iskolar ng Bayan or scholars of the people. This takes root in the university’s origins as a university conceived for the Filipino and funded by the nation.
The University of San Jose Recoletos in Cebu is a premier Gospel and community oriented educational institution committed to transforming individuals in becoming more responsive leaders of the society through innovative integral formation. College life feels a little different here. At the USJ-R, the students have a cultural, professional, and spiritual opportunities that transform the traditional college experience. Founded in 1947 by the Order of the Augustinian Recollects, then Colegio de San Jose-Recoletos developed from a small institution of learning to one of the excellent schools in the country.