Source: Civil Service Commission
A support mechanism on the process of professionalizing the ranks in the bureaucracy, the government-wide Local Scholarship Program (LSP) administered by the Civil Service Commission primarily aims to provide government employees with educational opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills toward career and personal growth and advancement.
Components of the Local Scholarship Program:
- LSP-Masteral Degree (LSP-MD)
- Established in 1993 through CSC Resolution No. 93-299
- Provides qualified government employees with a one-year scholarship grant to pursue masteral or post graduate studies
- LSP-Bachelor's Degree Completion (LSP-BDC)
- Started in 1996 by virtue of CSC Resolution No. 967300
- Offers undergraduates in government a maximum of two-year scholarship to complete their studies and earn a college diploma
- LSP-Skilled Workers in Government (LSP-SWG
- Instituted in 1994 under CSC Resolution No. 94-2380
- Affords a short-term (not exceeding six months), continuing skills upgrading or enhancement training to first level government employees holding clerical, trades, crafts and custodial service positions
Qualifications & Benefits of the Scholar
|Type of Scholarship||QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS||BENEFITS OF THE SCHOLAR|
|LSP - MDC|| || |
Note: Once awarded the scholarship, the scholar shall no longer be eligible for nomination to any local or foreign training scholarship grant.
|LSP - BDC|| || |
|LSP - SWG *temporarily suspended since 2001|| || |
Note: Employees with pending administrative cases may apply & qualify for the LSP. However, should they later be found guilty of an administrative offense, their scholarship grant will be automatically revoked & they will be required to refund to the CSC and their respective agency the amount that has been paid for the grant.