The Apex of Educational Opportunities: The Top of Government Scholarship Program

The Top of Government Scholarship Program 2023 : The Apex of Educational Opportunities


The Top of Government Scholarship Program is a prestigious initiative that offers talented individuals the opportunity to pursue higher education in top-ranked universities around the world. The program is designed to support outstanding young leaders who have the potential to contribute significantly to the development of their countries and the world. Through this program, participants will have access to world-class education, mentorship, and networking opportunities that will enable them to develop their skills and knowledge and make a positive impact in their communities.

The Top of Government Scholarship Program is highly competitive and seeks candidates with exceptional academic records, leadership qualities, and a strong commitment to public service.

  1. Research the program requirements and application process before you begin.
  2. Ensure you have an excellent academic record and demonstrate your academic excellence with relevant awards or honors.
  3. Highlight your leadership skills and experiences in your application.
  4. Emphasize your commitment to public service and explain how you plan to use your education to contribute to your community.
  5. Seek feedback from mentors, advisors, or professors to improve your application and contact program administrators for assistance.
  6. Submit your application early, take your time, and highlight your achievements and potential. Best of luck!

Top of Government Scholarship Program

1. DOST-SEI Scholarship: Master’s and Doctorate Degrees in AY 2023-2024!



  • Stipend: 25,000/mo.
  • Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance: 20,000/AY
  • Transportation Allowance: One (1) actual economy class round trip per academic year
  • Group Accident & Health Insurance Premium
  • Thesis/Dissertation Allowance: 60,000
  • Student Research Support Fund:
    • Research Grant: 114,000
    • Dissemination Grant: 75,000
    • Mentor’s Fee: 36,000


  • Tuition & other school fees: Actual
  • Stipend: 33,000/mo.
  • Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance: 20,000/AY
  • Transportation Allowance: One (1) actual economy class round trip per academic year
  • Group Accident & Health Insurance Premium
  • Thesis/Dissertation Allowance: 100,000
  • Student Research Support Fund:
    • Research Grant: 253,000
    • Dissemination Grant: 150,000
    • Mentor’s Fee: 72,000

See Also: List Of Cadetship programs in the Philippines


Who else may apply?
✓ Ph.D. graduate in a priority S&T program (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue a second Ph.D. degree.
✓ MS/Ph.D. non-scholar graduate (not S&T related) who intends to pursue a second MS/Ph.D. degree.

Who may NO longer apply?
✓ Ph.D. graduate (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue another MS degree program.
✓ MS graduate in a priority S&T program (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue a second MS degree.


The deadline for the applicant to submit to the university is on June 30, 2023, while the university must submit the applicant’s particulars to SEI on or before July 31, 2023, for the First Semester of AY 2023-2024.

2. Youth Scholarship Grant on Organic Farming


The grants will be given to 150 trainees and shall cover the following:

  1. Farm owner/operator of the certified organic or chemical-free farm, preferably LSA
  2. Must be in operation for at least 1 year
  3. Has farm activities within the value chain, either production, value-adding, processing, or marketing;
  4. Has basic farm tools, equipment, or facilities needed for its operation
  5. Has accommodation facility for 2 trainees
  6. Has an internship program plan from March to November within a year
  7. With good community standing and has no proven derogatory record
  8. The farm area is not part of military-identified conflict zones
  1. Clear scanned copy of any valid government-issued ID (indicating the date of birth)
  2. Notarized Sworn Statement as proof of willingness and commitment to undertake organic agriculture-related activities/enterprises after the training;
  3. Business Model Canvas (BMC)
  4. Medical certificate indicating “fit to work”
  5. At least two (2) recommendation letters from a community leader (e.g. barangay captain, parish priest, school principal, civil society organization, farmers’ cooperative, or association)
  6. Bank account details, preferably LBP if available
  7. Accomplished application form

3. OWWA Scholarship Program

  1. For incoming freshmen, the selection of scholars is determined through the DOST national examinations.
  2. Only the top 400 passers are considered for entry as freshmen.
  3. 600 slots are for those who are already enrolled in college.
  4. A scholarship grant to qualified dependents of OFWs consisting of a maximum of Php 60,000.00 per school year until the completion of the baccalaureate course (4-5 years).
Who are qualified for the (ODSP)-OWWA Scholarship?

A child of an active OWWA member or a sibling of a single active OWWA member who is:

  1. Incoming Senior High School (Grade 12)
    • must have at least 80% General Weighted Average (GWA) without failing grades upon application
    • passed the qualifying examination to be conducted by DOST and belonged to the top 400 passers nationwide
  2. Incoming Freshmen (1st-year college)
    • Single
    • Grade 11 graduate (Incoming Grade 12 / currently enrolled as Grade 12)
    • Not more than 21 years old
    • With a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 80% or higher. If required, GWA is not yet available at the time of filing of the application; the academic performance of the applicant in the two consecutive preceding school years shall be used as the basis for evaluation.
    • Belonging to the top 400 qualifiers of the Department of Science and Technology national qualifying exam
  3. For those who are already enrolled in 2nd year to 5th year of college
    • Not more than 30 years old
    • With a GWA not lower than a B letter grade or 85% equivalence in all academic and non-academic subjects during the last school year, attended a full load.

Note: Applicant is not a recipient of any OWWA or other scholarship grant

What are the requirements for the (ODSP)-OWWA Scholarship?
Checklist of RequirementsWhere to Secure
Scholarship Application FormOWWA RWO
OFW Membership RecordOWWA RWO
2 pcs. I.D. A picture with the name tag Government Issued or Company Issued I.DApplicant
At least one (1) valid I.D. of OFW member and/or Authorized RepresentativeGovernment Issued or Company Issued I.D
Proof of Relationship to OFW Member i.e. Birth Certificate from PSA or LCROFW Birth Certificate, if the dependent is sibling CENOMAR, if singleDependent’s Birth CertificatePhilippine Statistics Authority or
Local Civil Registrar
Dependent’s Form 137/ Certified true copy of Form 138/ Transcript of Records (TOR) indicating 80% GWA without failing gradesSchool Registrar
Other Special Requirements (WAIVED DUE TO PANDEMIC): Certificate of Good MoralMedical Certificate i.e. Physically Fit to attend school if the student has a medical pre-condition/sSchool Registrar or Authorized School Officer/FacultyAny competent Medical Practitioner from a public or private medical institution/facility

4. GSIS National Art Competition

  • The prizes for the first, second, and third place winners in all categories are Php300,000, Php200,000, and Php100,000, respectively.
  • There will be five honorable mentions in each category.
  • The honorable mentions will receive P25,000 each.
  • Participants must be Filipino artists and be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicants are allowed to submit one artwork in each of the following categories: sculptural, nonrepresentational (or abstract), and representational.
  • The contest’s open theme this year allows artists the flexibility to conceptualize their pieces.
  • The entries must be unique and from 2023.
  • The entries cannot have previously been displayed, altered, or given a prize.

Note: The Art Association of the Philippines’ officers and artists who are helping with the competition are ineligible to participate.

  • The submission period is from May 2 to 6, 2023.
  • The submission period is based on a priority schedule.
  • Artists with surnames from A to F must submit their entries on May 2.
  • Artists with surnames starting with G-L must submit their entries on May 3.
  • Artists with surnames from M to Q must submit their entries on May 4.
  • Artists with surnames from R to Z must submit their entries on May 5.
  • Group submission via courier is on May 6.
  • The submission period is from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. only.

The finalists will be uploaded to the GSIS website on May 19, 2023, while the winners will be announced on June 16, 2023.

5.  PNPA Cadetship Admission 2023


One of the benefits of turning into a piece of the PNPA Cadetship program is that you will be a researcher of the public authority. They offer a full scholarship grant for a very long time of preparation and instruction with pay and recompenses.

  • Full scholarship grant for four (4) years leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Public Safety
  • Free tuition fee, clothing, subsistence, and accommodation;
  • Comprehensive Training and Education Program;
  • Opportunity to participate in partner institution-hosted activities/exchanges i.e. Korean Police Academy, INTERPA, etc.
  • With pay and allowances of not less than PhP38,366.00 monthly; and
  • Opportunity to serve our country and people in permanent duty status with full benefits upon appointment as Police Lieutenant in the PNP and Fire and Jail Inspector in the BFP and BJMP after graduation.
Qualifications for PNPA Admission

You should have the following qualifications to be able to join the maroon line.

  • Natural-born Filipino Citizen;
  • Must be 18-22 years old before June 1, 2024;
  • At least a Senior High School (SHS) Graduate and/or has satisfactorily complied with all the requirements for graduation before July 30, 2024;
  • Must have a NORMAL BMI;
  • Single with NO parental obligation;
  • Must be (minimum barefoot) 5’2” (158.4 cm) for males and 5’0 (152.4 cm) for females pursuant to R.A. 11549;
  • PHYSICALLY and MENTALLY fit to undergo rigorous training;
  • With good moral character (not been convicted of any criminal, administrative, or civil case);
  • No pending complaint and/or case involving moral turpitude or crimes against the state;
  • Not a former cadet of PNPA and other service academies; and
  • Never been dismissed for cause from any private or government position.

All possible questions about this may be answered if the post is carefully read and understood. These requirements cannot be waived or adjusted for conformity. Do not apply if you are not qualified.


The PNPA Online Application is NOW OPEN.

The PNPA admission opens on January 20, 2023, and will be closed on July 30, 2023.


The Philippines provides a plethora of scholarship opportunities for students aspiring to attain higher education. These scholarships range from government-funded to private foundation-based, catering to students with diverse academic backgrounds and financial circumstances. These scholarships are available for a broad spectrum of fields, including but not limited to STEM, social sciences, humanities, and more. Taking advantage of such opportunities can enable students to realize their academic potential and accomplish their career objectives.

Early research and application for scholarships can heighten the likelihood of being chosen. With commitment and diligence, Filipino students can acquire quality education and contribute significantly to their communities and the world.

The Apex of Educational Opportunities: The Top of Government Scholarship Program

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