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CHED Scholarship for Staff and Instructors’ Knowledge Advancement Program (SIKAP) Grant for Part-Time Study 2021

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In accordance with the Commission’s commitment to provide educational support to faculty and personnel of higher education institutions (HEIs) who wish to pursue advanced studies and contribute in the enhancement of quality tertiary education instruction and delivery, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has approved the part-time study for the Scholarship for Staff and Instructors’ Knowledge Advancement Program (SIKAP) Grant.

This is pursuant to Republic Act No. 7722 or the Higher Education Act of 1994 and in accordance with CHED Memorandum Order No. 15 series of 2019 or the Policies, Standards and Guidelines for Graduate Programs.

SEE ALSO: CHED SIKAP (Scholarship for Instructors Knowledge Advancement Program) Grants 2021

Faculty or HEI Personnel employed in an HEI duly recognized by CHED, with any of the following employment status are qualified to apply:

  1. Tenured or with plantilla item including those on temporary appointment;
  2. Full-time Contractual or Contract of Service
  3. Part-time faculty




Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be a Filipino citizen;
  2. Must hold any of the following employment status as certified by the Head of the Human Resource Office or its equivalent and recommended by the HEI President or its equivalent:
    • Full-time Faculty or HEI Personnel with plantilla/tenured items with minimum performance rating of “Very Satisfactory” or its equivalent in the pass three (3) years of continuous service to the sending higher institution (SHEI) at the time of application;
    • Full-time Faculty or HEI Personnel with temporary or probationary appointments with minimum performance rating of “Very Satisfactory” or its equivalent for at least one (1) year in the SHEI;
    • Contractual or Contract of Service HEI Personnel with Full-Time Equivalent Tracing Load/Work Load with existing contract with the SHEI at the time of the application and have continuously served the SHEI as full-time contractual/contract of service employee in the past 2 years with a minimum performance rating of “Very Satisfactory” or its equivalent at the time of application; or
    • Part-time Contractual or Contract of Service Faculty with an existing contract with SHEI at the time of the application and have continuously served the SHEI as full-time/part-time faculty for 3 cumulative academic years (AY) with a minimum performance rating/Student Evaluation of Teachers (SET) of “Very Satisfactory” or equivalent.
  3. Must be admitted or will enroll in graduate degree programs identified in eligible program from designated Delivering Higher Education Institutions, which are:
    • Autonomous/Deregulated Institutions;
    • State Universities and Colleges (SUC) designated as Level lll and above;
    • Center of Excellence (COE) or Center of Development (COD);;
    • A program accredited as or whose equivalent undergraduate program is a accredited as Program Level lll or above; or
    • Mindanao State University (MSU) and its constituent units or the University of the Philippines (UP) and its constituents units.
  4. For applicants who are qualified under No. 2, letters a, b, and c, the proposed thesis/dissertation is aligned with the research and development agenda of either the SHEI and/or DHEI as attested by the HEI President or its equivalent;
  5. Must secure a permit to study from the SHEI President or its equivalent and duly endorsed by the Faculty and Staff Development Committee or its equivalent;
  6. Must be physically fit and mentally prepared to undertake and complete graduate work as supported by a medical certificate; and
  7. For full-time Faaculty or HEI Personnel with Plantilla/Tenured/Regular items, age must not be more than 50 years old to allow the applicant sufficient time to render and complete return service obligation after obtaining her/his graduate degree and impart her/his acquired degree to the higher education sector.

SEE ALSO: DOST Master’s and Doctorate Scholarships Program 2021




Application Requirements

  1. Application Form*
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)*
  3. Certificate of Employment with Years of Service**
  4. Certificate of Eligibility and Undertaking**
  5. SHEI Endorsement signed by the President or its Equivalent**
  6. Certificate to Undertake Study/Permit to Study issued by the SHEI**
  7. Certification from the SHEI/DHEI that the proposed thesis/dissertation is aligned with the research and development agenda of either the SHEI and/or DHEI as attested by the HEI President or its equivalent**
  8. Certification of Performance Rating**
    • For Full-Time Faculty or HEI personnel with plantilla/tenured items, for the past three (3) years
    • For Full-Time Faculty or HEI personnel with temporary or probationary items, for the past one (1) year
    • For Full-Time Contractual or Contract of Service Faculty or HEI personnel, for the past two 2) years
    • For Part-Time Contractual or Contract of Service Faculty, for a cumulative three (3) academic years
  9. Status of study and study plan**
  10. Recommendation Forms (Former Professor, Peer and Immediate Supervisor)*
  11. Birth Certificate or Passport (Proof of Citizenship)
  12. Medical Certificate**
  13. Proof of Admission to the DHEI of eligible program
  14. Transcript of Records (for every undergraduate and graduate/post-graduate degree attained)
  15. Draft Re-entry Action Plan**
  16. Copy of Valid Government ID
  17. Supporting documents for the provided details in the CV and Application Form (e.g. Certificate of clearance from previous grant, proof of training attended, published works or research presented)
  18. Copy of actual thesis/dissertation with the term of completion of the degree program (for those applying for additional incentive)

*To be accomplished through the Online Portal
**Using CHED Template

SEE ALSO: CHED Scholarship Program (CSP) for SY 2021-2022




Scholarship Privileges

Study Package A – Open for Faculty or HEI personnel who are tenured or with plantilla item including those on temporary appointment

MastersDoctorate
Tuition and Other FeesActual tuition and other fees Actual tuition and other fees
Student SubsidyPhp 40,000/termPhp 50,000/term
Coverage of Student Subsidy*Books/Subscription/Learning materials expenses
*Transportation and accommodation (if applicable)
*Communication/connectivity expenses
*Books/Subscription/Learning materials expenses
*Transportation and accommodation (if applicable)
*Communication/connectivity expenses
Thesis/Dissertation/Capstone project allowancePhp 60,000Php 120,000
Research GrantPhp 50,000Php 100,000
Research Publication Incentive for up to two (2) publications in
*ISI-Indexed, Scopus, or Web-of Science PublicationPhp 50,000Php 50,000
*Peer-reviewed JournalPhp 30,000Php 30,000
Mentor’s FeePhp 36,000Php 72,000




SEE ALSO: GSIS Educational Subsidy Program SY 2021-2022

Study Package B – Open for Full-time Contractual or Contract of Service teaching or non-teaching personnel

MastersDoctorate
Tuition and Other FeesActual tuition and other feesActual tuition and other fees
Educational SupportPhp 40,000/termPhp 50,000/term
Coverage Subsidy *Books/Subscription/Learning materials expenses
*Transportation and accommodation (if applicable)
*Communication/connectivity expenses
*Books/Subscription/Learning materials expenses
*Transportation and accommodation (if applicable)
*Communication/connectivity expenses




Study Package C – Open for Part-Time Faculty

MastersDoctorate
Tuition and Other FeesActual tuition and other fees Actual tuition and other fees
Educational SupportPhp 20,000/termPhp 40,000/term
Coverage of Student Subsidy *Books/Subscription/Learning materials expenses
*Transportation and accommodation (if applicable)
*Communication/connectivity expenses
*Books/Subscription/Learning materials expenses
*Transportation and accommodation (if applicable)
*Communication/connectivity expenses

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Application Process

  • Step 1 (Check the Eligibility Criteria)
  • Step 2 (Accomplish the online application form)
  • Step 3 (Upload scanned copies of the required documents indicated in this page through the portal)
  • Step 4 (Submit complete scholarship package to the DHEI)

Application Deadline

Submit all the required documents on or Before October 31, 2021.

For your inquiries, kindly email your CHED Regional Office.

Source: Commission on Higher Education
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