This is a scholarship campaign that seeks to attract the best and the brightest into the teaching profession. It will be
backed by a multimedia campaign to promote the
scholarship and uplift the profession.
1. To encourage, through a scholarship supported with a
stipend, the best and brightest graduating high school
seniors to take degrees in education, specifically majoring
in English, Math, and Science.
2. To uplift the image of the teaching profession in the eyes of the public in order to make education a strong career
option for our youth and their parents.
3. To help improve the quality of teachers in the Department of Education by producing 1000 quality teachers who will
join the public school system four years hence.
Students who pass the requirements and the selection
process will receive a four (4) year scholarship, tuition and fees. They must major in English, Science, or Math. In
addition to the scholarship, they will receive a Php 2,000
monthly allowance for ten (10) months for each school year
and a book stipend of Php 2,000 per semester.
Teacher education institutions (TEIs) with good track
records of producing high quality education graduates
(based on the board passing) will give the scholarships. The corporate sector will provide the allowances.
The scholarship campaign will be backed with a tri-media
campaign announcing the program in order to generate
awareness and interest. Furthermore, the campaign intends
to convince good students to choose education as a career
and encourage parental, peer, and community support for
General Policies and Guidelines
1. The selection of the scholars will be based on a
competitive examination that will be given in the partner
TEIs. The Center for Educational Measurement (CEM)
shall administer a standard test.
2. The final selection will also be based on other
requirements (e.g., leadership qualities, high school
grades, recommendations, etc.) These will be enumerated
in the application forms.
3. Scholars must indicate their majors upon application.
Shifting of courses or majors is not permitted.
4. If a scholar chooses to drop out of the program or change course or major, he or she must immediately reimburse
the school for the scholarship and PBEd for the any and all
allowances already paid.
a GPA/GWA equivalent of B and have no failing grade.
6. Upon passing the Licensure Examination for Teachers
(LET), scholars will be required to join the DepEd division
in their province of origin.
7. Moreover, they will be required to stay in the country and serve in the public school system for five years (5) after
passing theLET (i.e., two years for every scholarship year). 8. Students who choose to leave the country will be required to refund the program.
Teaching Education Institutions (TEIs)
1. TEIs interested in joining the program may contact the
2. Priority will be given to TEIs with a proven track record of producing high quality education graduates (based on the
board passing rates). The primary benefit to the TEI is the
potential enrollment of good high school graduates in
3. The TEI must be willing to provide at least 5, but no more than 20, four (4) year scholarships (tuition and fees) in
4. The TEI will assist in the recruitment and selection of
valedictorians/salutatorians of national high schools,
conducting examinations, collecting and submitting all
application requirements, etc.
5. The TEI will assist in the monitoring of the scholars – monitoring of grades, reporting of any changes in status of
the scholars, etc.
6. Geographic distribution of partner institutions will be
considered in the final selection of partners.
7. The TEI will be...