Eligibility criteria

  1. Be employed by a CHED-recognized Philippine institution of higher learning
  2. Be a Filipino citizen
  3. Not be more than 42 years old for applicants to Master’s degree programs and not more than 40 years old for applicants to Doctoral degree programs by the time you begin your degree
  4. Hold at minimum a Bachelor’s degree (for applicants to Master’s degree programs) or a Master’s degree (for applicants to Doctoral degree programs)
  5. Demonstrate strong academic record
  6. Demonstrate knowledge or expertise that would prepare them adequately for successful study and research in a specific graduate program
  7. Be in good health and of good moral character
  8. Have no pending criminal charges, and must not have been convicted for violation of any Philippine Law
  9. Fulfill all the Terms and Conditions of the grant, including a return service obligation