The Sectoral Engagement Grants provide opportunities for college faculty and non-teaching staff with lesser teaching and work-loads to conduct immersion work with CHED-approved partners nationwide. Through the program, they are given incentives to engage in industry immersion, commissioned research, and extension activities which would enable them to complement their theoretical expertise with field experience.
The Sectoral Engagement Grants are designed to fulfill the following objectives.
|Assist in managing the impact of the K to 12 transition period to labor||Align classroom instruction with existing industry practices||Contribute technical expertise of higher education personnel to the pursuit of regional & national development|
Mechanics & Grant Privileges
GRANTS AND PRIVILEGES RECEIVED BY PERSONNEL DURING IMMERSION (BASED ON TYPE OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION)
|Private Higher Education Institutions
Faculty and non-teaching staff will receive monthly grants.
|State Universities & Colleges (SUCs) and
CHED-recognized Local Universities & Colleges (LUCs)
Plantilla Personnel may receive allowances from the sectoral partners, subject to partner discretion and agreement.
For Second Semester of A.Y. 2016-2017, the grant amounts are as follows.
For Grantees with a doctorate degree, Php 40,000 / month
For Grantees with a master’s degree, Php 30,000 / month
For Grantees with a bachelor’s degree, Php 22,000 / month
For Grantees with a doctorate degree, Php 20,000 / month
For Grantees with a master’s degree, Php 15,000 / month
For Grantees with a bachelor’s degree, Php 11,000 / month
* Person-hours rendered may be in the form of office-work, field-work, output-based, or a combination of them
|Duration of the Grant||Computation in Terms of Maximum Duration|
|1 year of Full time engagements||1 year|
|6 months of Full time engagements||6 months|
|6 months of Part time engagements||3 months|
|All CHED-recognized HEIs in the Philippines may nominate their faculty, non-teaching staff, and administrators, regardless of tenure.
||1. SHEI Nomination Form (using template provided)
2. Faculty Requirements:
|For those with HEI-initiated partnerships, partnerships may be formalized through the submission of the following documents, attached to the nomination forms.
* All grantees are provided DBP Prepaid Cards for easy disbursement of grants. Grantees may choose; however, to use their existing accounts.
Important reminder: Return service contract is required after approval of nomination. All approved nominees must render return service in the HEI that is one (1) year of return service for every year of the engagement, or a fraction thereof.
Grantee Nomination Process
Nominations are from 15 February 2017 until 31 March 2017.
Call for Nominations Schedule
|Call for Nominations||Deadline for Nominations||Start of Engagements|
|1st Quarter||November 7, 2016||December 5, 2016||February 1, 2017|
|2nd Quarter||February 15, 2017||March 31, 2017||May 1, 2017|
|3rd Quarter||June 1, 2017||June 30, 2017||August 1, 2017|
|4th Quarter||September 1, 2017||September 30, 2017||October 1, 2017|
The list of approved partners are viewable here. The Commission is continuously brokering partnerships with more organizations nationwide to ensure the availability of quality engagements locally.
Aside from CHED-initiated partnerships, the Commission may also accredit partnerships initiated by HEIs. These include:
- Existing partnerships governed by a Memorandum of Agreement or Understanding (MOA/MOU)
- Prospective partnerships that the HEI is interested in brokering.
Further details for accrediting such partnerships may be found here.
CHED Memorandum Order
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