The Department of Health (DOH) launched a new project “Wanted: Pinoy MD; Gusto kong Maging Doktor!” in  cooperation with Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) and several state universities and medical schools. This is a medical scholarship grant for indigenous people, local health workers, barangay health workers (BHW), DOH employees or their children.


  • Must have completed a 4 year undergraduate degree with a general weighted average of 2.0.
  • Must not be more than 35 years old upon admission to the program
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Family income for the indigenous people and BHWs shall not be more than P200,000 per annum (combined).
  • Parents, local health workers and DOH employees shall have a Salary Grade 15 and below.
  • Must be willing to render 2 years service to the government for every year of the study
  • Must not shift to Nursing nor take a nursing course after graduation.

Scholarship Package:

  • National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) Registration Fee
  • Tuition Fees
  • Miscellaneous/Laboratory Fees
  • Living Subsidy
  • Lodging, transportation, book and uniform allowances

For Interested Applicants:

Submit the following documents to the DOH CENTER FOR HEALTH DEVELOPMENT in your region:

  • Transcript of Records or Form 137
  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • Certificate of Registration of Parents as BHW
  • Certificate of Employment (as local health worker or DOH employee)
  • Income Tax Return
  • Barangay Certificate /Identification Card/Voter’s Identification
  • Return Service Contract
Source: DOH