Pinoy MD is a medical scholarship grant for indigenous people, local health workers, barangay health workers, Department of Health employees or their children. Pinoy MD “Gusto Kong Maging Doktor” is a joint program by the Department of Health, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, and several State Universities and Medical Schools.


  • 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 indigenous people and BHWs shall not be more than 200,000 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
  • Registration Fee
  • Tuition Fees
  • Miscellaneous/ Laboratory Fees
  • Living Subsidy
  • Lodging, transportation, books and uniform allowances

For Interested Applicants

Submit the following document 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/ID Card/ Voter’s ID
  • Return Service Contract

Pinoy MD: Medical Scholarship Grants by DOH

Department of Health

UPDATE: The Department of Health said that this program is currently not active, in short, they are not accepting applications for scholarships for this program. Will update you guys once we the program reopens.