Community Health Work

I. Who can be a scholar?

  1. High school graduate, preferably 16-25 years old upon admission.
  2. Should not have more than one (1) year of college experience.
  3. If out of school youth, preferably not more than 3 years
  4. Comes from a depressed community in dire need of health workers and distant from health facilities.
  5. Parents and scholar are permanent residents of the community endorsing the scholar
  6. Scholar must have resided in the sending community for at least one (1) year prior to nomination.
  7. Scholar must be nominated by the community through a Barangay Resolution signed by at least 75% of household heads.
  8. Family income must not be more than PHP100,000 per annum.
  9. Physically and mentally fit.
  10. Committed to stay and serve the underserved areas of their municipality/province/region evidenced by his/her willingness to sign a Return Service Agreement of two (2) years service for every year of training.
  11. Outstanding Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) and or members of the Community Health Team are encouraged to be nominated.