To implement the Labor Day commitment of President Benigno S. Aquino Jr. on the Educational Assistance Fund Program (EAFP), the GSIS is now  accepting  applications for the  GSIS Educational Assistance Program  from all active members. The following are the guidelines of the program:

  1. All active members, regardless of salary, length of service, and status of agency and member accounts (i.e. up-to-date, in arrears or suspended)  are entitled to apply for the program.
  2. The assistance amount is  P4,000.
  3. The monthly payment  is P20.
  4. No service fee and redemption insurance premium will be deducted from the total assistance amount of P4,000.00.    
  5. The assistance will be a one-time availment that may be applied for  from May 2012 until December 28, 2012.
  6. The   application for the assistance may be filed by the member  over-the-counter (OTC) or through his agency’s liaison officer (LO).
  7. The  approval of the educational assistance application will  not require certification from the Agency Authorized Officer (AAO) nor endorsement from the agency.  
  8. The assistance is payable in five years  with interest computed at 6% per annum.
  9. The first monthly amortization of the interest will  start  three  months following the grant of the assistance (i.e., assistance granted in May; first due date in August).  

 The proceeds of the assistance will be be ecredited  in the UMID eCard or temporary eCard of the member not earlier than May 10, 2012.

Click HERE to download the application form.