The Step-Up program is a scholarship program for those who want to become teachers after graduating from a different degree or those who are already studying education but are unable to finish it because of financial or similar difficulties. This scholarship is seeking PWD applicants.
After meeting with representatives of PWDPhil.com Inc, Philippine Business for Education (PBED) representative Dianne Fajardo, has stated that her prganization is more than willing to extend these scholarships to PWDs, specifically those who are likers of the PWDPhil.com Inc. homepage.
If you are a Pinoy with Disability (PWDPhil.com Inc) and you are:
1. A former or current student of BSE or BEED (incoming college junior of third year)
2. Has discontinued studies due to financial reasons of medical issues but are currently able to return to finish your degree in education
3. A college graduate working in another profession but wants to take a Certificate in Teaching Program (CTP is a program that has 18 units taken in partner universities) and become a licensed teacher
4. Willing to take the Licensure Examinations for Teachers after finishing the scholarship
5. Willing to apply at the DepEd to become a tenured and licensed public school teacher.
6. Not more than 45 years old.
Then the Step-Up opportunity is the one for you.
To avail of this scholarship, you wil need to take an exam and after 2 weeks you will know if you qualify.
Partner universities are spread all over the country, from NCR to Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. You need not travel to Manila to study because most likely there is a partner university near you. These universities are:
Mariano Marcos State University-Laoag
Philippine Normal University- Isabela
Ifugao State University-Lagawe
Holy Angel University
University of Pangasinan
Philippine Normal University-Manila
Centro Escolar University-Manila
Far Eastern University
University of Santo Tomas
Technological Institute of the Philppines-Quezon City
First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities
Saint Bridget College
De La Salle University-Lipa
Ateneo de Naga University
University of Saint La Salle
University of San Carlos
Cebu Normal University
Visayas State University
Ateneo de Zamboanga University
La Salle University-Ozamis
Ateneo De Davao University
Mindanao State University- IIT
To know more about this opportunity for our PWD brothers and sisters, pleave visit their websites:
Benefits are listed at:
For more information you may visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/stepupph or you may reach us at 02 801 4446.