Cebu Tertiary Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) | Philippine Scholarship

Cebu Tertiary Education Assistance Program (CTEAP)

The Cebu Tertiary Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) was created and designed for top performing students. There are at least 2 scholars chosen every year in each local government unit under the Cebu Province. The graduates from barangay high schools are given priority. Preferred courses are those related to agriculture, engineering, robotics, mechatronics, and information technology.


Vic Gov Agnes Magpale said that the CTEAP is one of the best investments that the provincial government has ever made. The CTEAP is a program funded by the Provincial School Board.


The program accommodates about 15 to 190 graduates each year. The Cebu Provincial Capitol is actually calling out the valedictorians and salutatorians from public high schools to avail of this program.


Deserving non-valedictorian and non-salutatorian can apply for the CTEAP. The program admits top 20 honor graduates from the public high schools in the province.


The CTEAP was started by Governor Pablo Garcia and revived by Governor Gwendolyn Garcia. As of 2010, the CTEAP had 288 scholars from different colleges in the city and in the province.




Income not more than P263,520 per year

Must be an Valedictorian or a Salutatorian, there will be only 2 scholars selected for each municipality in Cebu




The scholarship provides free tuition and miscellaneous fees to those who belong to the top 10 high school graduates.


The cash incentives are P5,000 for each CTEAP scholar graduate; P30,000 to a Summa Cum laude; P20,000 to Magna Cum laude; P10,000 to Cum laudes and P5,000 to Academic excellence or Dean’s Awardees’.


Licensure exam passers also receive cash incentives in the amount of P40,000 for the 1st placer, P30,000 for the 2nd and for the 3rd placer, P20, 000, while P10,000 for the 4th and 10th placers respectively.


The scholars also become automatic beneficiaries of the Capitol’s Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) during summer.


Scholars who enrolled in ladderized courses will receive P1,000 each. Those who passed the national exam will be given an additional P30,000. Scholars under the CTEAP are scholars from the different parts of the Cebu Province who were screened by the Local School Board.



Required grade

The scholars have to maintain an average grade of 2.5 and render community service in a government office of their choice during summer vacation.




Original & photocopy of voter’s ID, applicant and parents


Certification from barangay captain



Selection process

Submit the requirements personally to the Local School Board

Take the exam

Take the panel interview



Further reading,


Cebu Tertiary Education Assistance Program (CTEAP)Philippine Scholarship


Submit your application to

The Cebu Province Local School Board

Legislative Building, Cebu Capitol Compound,

N Escario Street, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Telephone 032 888 2328 local 3071

Look for Nova



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