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GSIS Scholarship 2013 – 2014

25 Mar

Text from GSIS website.

GSIS President and General Manager Robert Vergara today announced that the pension fund is accepting applications under the pension fund’s College Scholarship Program (GSP) in which 200 slots are available for Academic Year 2013-2014.

The program provides an opportunity for state workers to send their children to colleges and universities that provide quality education.

“We introduced amendments on the program to make it more equitable and responsive particularly to our low-income members,” Vergara said.

Previously, the mode of choosing scholars was done through an electronic raffle. Under the new guidelines, the nominee of a parent-member who has the lowest annual basic salary will be given priority in the scholarship grant.

Further, the nominee must be a child of the member and an incoming freshman accepted in schools accredited by the Commission on Higher Education. The list of schools is found in the GSIS Scholarship Program Application Requirements.

The scholar of the program will be entitled to

  • the actual cost of tuition
  • miscellaneous fees not exceeding Php20,000
  • a monthly stipend of Php2,000.

The distribution of the 200 scholarship slots per region will be proportionate to the number of GSIS members in each region.

In Luzon,

GSIS will select

  • 41 scholars from NCR;
  • five (5) from CAR;
  • 10 from Region 1;
  • eight (8) from Region 2;
  • 17 from Region 3;
  • 19 from Region 4-A;
  • six (6) from Region 4-B;
  • and 11 from Region 5.

In Visayas,

  • 16 from Region 6;
  • 12 from Region 7;
  • and 10 from Region 8.

In Mindanao,

  • seven (7) each from ARMM and Region 9;
  • 10 from Region 10;
  • eight (8) from Region 11;
  • seven (7) from Region 12;
  • and six (6) from Region 13.

To date, the pension fund has awarded a total of 1,692 scholarship grants since the inception of the program in 1998. From this number, 585 active scholars are currently enrolled in various colleges and universities nationwide as of March this year.

Members may obtain a GSP application form from any GSIS branch office or download it: The GSIS College Scholarship Program for the Academic Year 2013-2014

Duly accomplished application forms must be submitted to the nearest GSIS office, along with a member’s certificate of employment and a certification from the school that the scholar-designee is accepted as an incoming college freshman in SY 2013-2014.

The deadline for submission of application is 30 April 2013.

Questions about GSP may be directed to the GSIS Human Resource Administration Department at 479-3600 local 3414 or 976-4970.

The GSIS College Scholarship Program for the Academic Year 2013-2014The GSIS is happy to announce the opening of the GSIS College Scholarship Program. Under the revised guidelines, all active GSIS members with premium payments for the last six (6) months may nominate scholars, provided that:

  • They are permanent employees in the government, who are regular GSIS members at the time of application, with at least three (3) years of service
  • They are at SG 24 or below or its equivalent job level; and
  • They have incoming college freshmen-dependents who were accepted in a Higher Education Institution (HEI) with its own charter or a school qualified by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as Levels IV and III, Autonomous or Deregulated.

Only applications with complete requirements will be evaluated and processed.

Application period: 11 March to 30 April 2013

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2013 Young Leaders’ Program (YLP)

17 Aug

Press Release from Embassy of Japan

Young Leaders’ Program

Fostering the Country’s Next Generation of Leaders

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for the 2013 Young Leaders’ Program (YLP).

The Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) was introduced by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Technology (MEXT) in 2001. It seeks to create comprehensive human network and establish friendly relationships among the leaders in Asia while improving the quality of policy planning in the participating countries.

With the aim of fostering future national leaders in Asia and other regions, YLP encourages promising young Filipinos to take part in its 1-year academic scholarship program in Japan . A master’s degree will be conferred by the participating university upon the successful completion of the program.

YLP offers four (4) courses: Business Administration, Law, Local Governance, and School of Government . Classes for all courses are held primarily in English.

Interested applicants

–> must have a Bachelor’s degree with excellent academic performance

–> must be highly proficient in English

Depending on the course:

–> applicants must be 35 or 40 years old and below

–> with at least 3 – 5 years of work experience

The screening of applicants is based on the endorsement of the ‘recommending authorities’ for each course.

COURSE

HOST UNIVERSITY IN JAPAN

RECOMMENDING AUTHORITY

School of Government Course National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Civil Service Commission
School of Local Governance Course National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies UP-National College of Public Administration and Governance
Business Administration Course Hitotsubashi University Junior Chamber International Philippines / Management Association of the Philippines
Law Course Kyushu University UP College of Law

The selected grantees with begin their 1-year academic program either on September or October in their respective host universities.

Please submit your application forms to the 2013 Young Leaders’ Program Recommending Authorities.

Deadline for submission of application is on OCTOBER 19, 2012 (Friday).

  

SuperFund Scholarships for Science and Engineering

17 May

151 SLOTS AVAILABLE || 1M PER

SCHOLAR 2012

From the name itself it is indeed SuperFunded program and a Super kind of a scholarship! Lucky would be the recipients!

KEY FEAUTURES:

  • Full Tuition Coverage
  • Stipend, Book Allowance
  • Research Grant
  • Accommodations (Dorm)
  • Mentorship
  • Summer Camps and other activities
  • Internships
  • Employment upon Graduation

ELIGIBILITY:

  • be in the top 5 % of the high school graduating class
  • have been admitted to a SuperFund partner university. For school year 2012, the partner universities are: Ateneo De Manila; Central Luzon State; De La Salle; Mapua; Mindanao State University – Iligan; the University of the Philippines (Diliman and Los Baños); and the University of San Carlos
  • pursue a science or engineering degree
  • be a Filipino citizen, without pending immigration application to any foreign country
  • be of good mental, physical, and emotional health
  • have a good moral character

For more info, visit Superfund

Scholarships website.

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