Government Service Insurance System is now accepting applications for 2013 GSIS College Scholarship Program with 200 slots available to children of members nationwide.
The scholar of the program will be entitled to the actual cost of tuition and miscellaneous fees not exceeding Php20,000 and 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.
GSIS Scholarship requirements:
Certificate of Employment of Member. Sample format here.
School certification that the scholar-designee is accepted as an incoming college freshman in SY 2013-2014. Sample format here.
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.