The Department of Health’s (DOH) Pre-Service Scholarship Program 2023 presents a beacon of hope for aspiring Filipino health professionals. This initiative of the DOH embodies the government’s commitment to ensuring the poor, marginalized, and vulnerable Filipino communities gain access to high-quality health care services.
In 2023, the DOH Pre-Service Scholarship Program aims to sustain an ample supply of dedicated health human resources, particularly in DOH priority areas.
The DOH Pre-Service Scholarship 2023 offers scholarships for those who aspire to pursue degrees in Medical Technology, Pharmacy, and Diploma in Midwifery this incoming school year. This golden opportunity allows Filipino students to acquire the essential education and training to efficiently serve the nation’s health care system.
DOH Scholarship Program 2023 Benefits
Scholars under the pre-service scholarship program will receive the following benefits:
Scholarship Benefits for Diploma in Midwifery
|Board and Lodging||60,000.00|
Scholarship Benefits for Medical Technology and Pharmacy
Particulars Amount (PHP)
Tuition Fee 80,000.00
Book Allowance 22,000.00
Living Expenses 67,200.00
Board and Lodging 60,000.00
Return Service Obligation: One (1) year of service per year of scholarship availed to be rendered in DOH identified priority areas.
Who Can Apply for the DOH Pre-Service Scholarship 2023?
To qualify for the DOH Pre-Service Scholarship 2023, candidates must be:
- Filipino citizens
- good moral character
- have completed secondary education (high school or senior high school, whichever is applicable)
The DOH prioritizes the following groups for the scholarship:
- Families with low income
- Residents of geographically isolated and disadvantaged municipalities or provinces from the top 20 poorest provinces, municipalities, or cities
- Members of indigenous communities or minority sects
- Children or dependents of government employees
- victims of calamity or tragedy,
- police or military personnel injured or fatally wounded while on duty,
- Barangay Health Workers,
- traditional birth attendants, or
- individuals with chronic diseases
DOH Scholarship Application Process
The application for the DOH Pre-Service Scholarship 2023 involves two stages: Initial Screening and Final Screening.
Applicants must apply directly to their chosen DOH partner school and fulfill the minimum requirements or criteria set by the school. Only those admitted to partner schools can apply for the DOH scholarship.
This phase includes the evaluation, validation, and approval of accepted applicants by the concerned CHD based on predefined criteria. Successful scholars will receive notifications through the Scholarship Coordinator of the partner schools.
List of DOH CHDs
To apply and for further inquiries, contact the DOH Centers of Health Development (CHDs) nearest you:
CHD Address Contact Number
Metro Manila CHD Mandaluyong, Metro Manila (02)8531-0026 local 310
CAR CHD Baguio City, Benguet (074) 442-8096
Ilocos CHD San Fernando, La Union (072) 607-6426
Cagayan Valley CHD Tuguegarao, Cagayan (078) 304-6523
Central Luzon CHD San Fernando, Pampanga (045) 455-2322
CALABARZON CHD Project 4, Quezon City (02) 8-249-2000 local 4475
MIMAROPA CHD Project 4, Quezon City (02) 912-0195 local 417 to 419
Bicol CHD Legaspi City, Albay (052) 204-0050
Western Visayas CHD Mandurriao, Iloilo City (033) 321-1036, (033) 332-2329 local 127
Central Visayas CHD Cebu City (032) 253-6355
Eastern Visayas CHD Palo, Leyte (032) 253-6355
Zamboanga Peninsula CHD Zamboanga City (062) 955-6197
Northern Mindanao CHD, Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City (088) 858-7132
Davao CHD Bajada, Davao City (082) 305-1906 / 226-4826
SOCCSKSARGEN CHD Koronadal City (064) 421-2196
CARAGA CHD Butuan City (085) 342-5208
MOH-BARMM Cotabato City (064) 552-2870
SOURCE: Department of Health