PASIG CITY, May 31, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd), in coordination with the Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC), is reminding the public on the deadlines of the Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) application.
Deadline for receipt of manual applications is today, May 31, and submission of complete requirements will be accepted at the PEAC National Secretariat, located at the 5th floor of Salamin Building, 197 Salcedo Street, Makati City, until 5:00 p.m. only.
Meanwhile, applicants may still submit their applications through the Online Voucher Application Portal (https://ovap.peac.org.ph/) until June 2, but only those who have registered their accounts on or before May 31 may be able to log in.
Voucher applicants should submit supporting documents to facilitate proper assessment of their applications. These include the completed Voucher Application Form (VAF-1); recent 2×2 colored ID photo; proof of financial means of parents or guardians; signed parent consent form for voucher applicants below 18 years old at the time of the submission of the application; and Certificate of Financial Assistance received (issued by the school), if applicable.
Applications submitted after the deadline, as well as applications with incomplete VAF-1 and incomplete required documents, will not be accepted. Applications that contain false information and applications submitted by learners who are not eligible for the SHS VP shall likewise be disqualified.
Results of the applications will be announced on June 17 and are deemed final and not subject to appeal.
For queries on the SHS VP, contact the PEAC National Secretariat hotline at (02) 840-6000 loc. 130-132 and 840-6007, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants are advised to refer to DepEd Order No. 10, s. 2019, or the “Guidelines on Eligibility and Application for the Senior High School Voucher Program in School Year 2019-2020.”
The SHS VP is one of the several initiatives of the government to make basic education accessible and affordable for Filipino learners nationwide.