Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has been granting scholarships since 1998. They already granted a total of 3,682 scholarships to the members dependent.
They announced the opening of the scholarship this Academic Year 2019-2020 last April 22.
The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is still open for applicants for the enhanced GSIS Scholarship Program (GSP) until June 22, 2019.
WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR NOMINATING A SCHOLAR?
All active GSIS members [with premium payments for the last six (6) months] may nominate, provided that:
A. 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;
B. They are at salary grade (SG) 24 or below or its equivalent job level; and
C. They have incoming college freshmen-dependents who are accepted in or taking up any 4- or 5-year course or in priority courses identified by the Commission on Higher Education.
CHED Identified Priority Courses CHED Accredited Schools
Some of the benefits for the scholarships are as follows:
A. They will shoulder the tuition and miscellaneous fees up to Php40,000 per academic year.
B. A monthly stipend of Php3,000.00;
C. A scholar who graduates with Latin honor shall be awarded a monetary incentive of Php20,000.00 for cum laude, Php30,000.00 for magna cum laude or Php50,000.00 for summa cum laude.
DURATION OF SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship shall be in force for the duration of the 4- or 5-year course chosen by the scholar, unless earlier terminated due to failure of the scholar to comply with the GSP Terms and Conditions and/or the school’s rules and regulations.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit the duly accomplished application forms to the nearest GSIS office for processing together with the following:
DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM HERE
For all applicants:
a. Birth Certificate of a dependent;
b. Certificate of employment of the member (not a requirement for PTD pensioner-applicants);
DOWNLOAD THE SAMPLE CERTIFICATE OF EMPLOYMENT HERE
c. Certification from the school that the nominated scholar is accepted as incoming college freshmen-dependents during the current Academic Year;
DOWNLOAD THE SAMPLE CERTIFICATION FROM SCHOOL HERE
Additional Requirements: For Persons With Disability (PWD), Indigenous People (IP) and Solo Parent (SP) applicants:
d. Endorsement from the head of agency/office attesting to the veracity of claim that applicant belongs to above-mentioned sectors; and government-issued authentication i.e., PWD ID from the local social welfare development office (LSWDO) or National Council on Disability Affairs; Certificate of Confirmation of Tribal Membership from the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples; and SP ID from LSWDO.
Interested members may email [email protected]; call (02) 976-4970 or (02) 479-3600 loc 3414, or visit the nearest GSIS office for inquiries or clarifications.