Call for applications to the UP Scientific Productivity System (SPS) for 2017

Memorandum No. OVPAA 2016-93

The UP System is now calling for applications to the UP Scientific Productivity System (SPS) for CY 2017.                            

A. New applications

For new applicants, the period of evaluation of accomplishments is for the last five (5) years from January 2012 – December 2016.

B. Applications for renewal by UP Scientists awarded in 2014 and whose appointments will end in December 2016.

The period of evaluation of accomplishments is from January 2014 – December 2016 using the points required specified in Table 3. Retention/Promotion.

The UP SPS was established by the Board of Regents (BOR) in 2005 to support the development of science and technology and to encourage and reward scientific productivity in UP. Deserving scientists shall be conferred the title “UP Scientist” with a monetary award, the UP Scientific Productivity Award:

UP Scientist I              P 150,000 per annum
UP Scientist II                200,000 per annum
UP Scientist III               250,000 per annum

Please submit your recommendations, properly evaluated by your CU Committees, to our Office on or before  13 January 2017.

May we request you to submit for each recommendation the following:

a.  7 sets of the application forms with attachments and;

b.  a CD containing the application form (in Word format) and attachments (in jpeg or pdf format).

Please ensure complete documentation for your recommendations. The System Screening Committee shall evaluate recommendations as submitted—no documentation, no points credited.

The guidelines and application form can be downloaded from the OVPAA website,  

Thank you.