MPD

Admissions – Master in Participatory Development

Admission Requirements

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Has obtained a baccalaureate degree in any discipline;

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Has experience in research, teaching or practice in community development work for at least one year, and;

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Currently employed in the government, non-government organization or in an academic institution.

Admission Procedures

Step 1

Please send a letter of intent to the Dean (vicky@email.dmsf.edu.ph) through the Secretary of the Graduate School (thinnee@yahoo.com). Contents of the Letter of Intent:

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Full name, address and contact details;

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Graduate program you are applying for;

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Educational and career background;

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Main reason for applying to the graduate program, and;

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Queries

Step 2

The Dean will contact you to answer your queries and will notify you if you qualify in the initial screening.

Office of the Dean

Davao Medical School Foundation
Medical School Drive, Bajada, Davao City 8000
Philippines

Step 3: Initial Evaluation Results

Please submit scanned copies (PDF) of the following documents to the Secretary of the Graduate School (thinnee@yahoo.com; +639204726355)

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Filled-up Application Form (Download from school website);

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College Transcript of Records;

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Honorable Dismissal;

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Birth Certificate (PSA);

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Marriage Certificate from PSA (For Married Women);

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Endorsement of Director/Dean/ Supervisor/Head of Office;

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1 x 1 ID photos (2 copies);

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Short essay on reasons for enrolling in the graduate program with a topic of interest for research, and;

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Curriculum Vitae

*The Notice of Acceptance should not be construed as the actual enrollment.

Step 4

If you qualify, the Secretary of the Graduate School will email you the Notice of Acceptance (NOA) and Pre-Registration Notice (PRN).

Step 5

Please process your online enrollment to the Registrar’s Office through the assistance of the Secretary of the Graduate School.

Step 6

Please process your payment through any of the following options:
Option 1: Fund transfer
Option 1: Fund transfer

RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORPORATION (RCBC) – Quirino Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 1525-157-322

METROBANK – Suazo Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 668-366-8017-771

UCPB – Palma Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 2041-7000-5671

PNB – Obrero Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 4001-1004-3151 (Peso Account)
Account Number: 4001-6004-3145 (Dollar Account)

Pay ONLINE through

RCBC or METROBANK Payment

Option 2: Over-the-counter at the DMSFI Finance Office located at the Main Building, Ground Floor. Please wear face mask and observe social distancing.
Option 3: Online payment through RCBC or Metrobank direct payment.

Step 7

Please send a scanned copy of your deposit slip or proof of payment to the:
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DMSFI Finance Office for issuance of official receipt;

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Secretary of the Graduate School

Step 8

Please submit original copies of documents to the Secretary of the Graduate School for endorsement to the School Registrar on or before August 14, 2020.

New Local Students

Step 1

Applicants must submit the following:
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Transcript of Records

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Honorable Dismissal

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Accomplished application form

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ID pictures - 2 copies 1x1

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Birth Certificate (authenticated)

Step 2

Applicants are required to send their documents to:

Office of the Dean

Davao Medical School Foundation
Medical School Drive, Bajada, Davao City 8000
Philippines

New International Students

Step 1: Initial Evaluation Documents

The foreign student applicant directly communicates with the school and complies with the school’s institutional requirements which shall include the submission of the following documents for initial evaluation;
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Photocopy of Transcript of Records

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Photocopy of Transcript of Records

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Letter of Reference from two (2) former professors

Step 2: Submission of Documents for Initial Evaluation

Foreign applicants are required to send all Step 1 documents to:

Office of the Dean

Davao Medical School Foundation
Medical School Drive, Bajada, Davao City 8000
Philippines

Step 3: Initial Evaluation Results

Submitted documents will be evaluated by the admission’s committee after which you will be properly informed as to the status of your application. Should you be accepted DMSFI will send you the following:

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Notice of Acceptance (NOA)*

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Personal History Statement (PHS) forms for you to fill up (11 copies)

Step 4: Submission of Documents to the Office of the Dean

The necessary requirements are to be completed and returned back to the Office of the Dean including the following documents duly authenticated by the Philippine Foreign Service Post in the country of origin (required by the DFA):
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Official Transcript of Records

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A notarized affidavit of Financial Support

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A photocopy of passport pages where Name, Photo, Birth Date and Birthplace appears

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Student's Personal History Statement

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Police Clearance certificate issued by the National Police Authorities in the student's country of origin

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Birth Certificate

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Letter of Recommendation from two former professors;

Note: All these documents should be mailed in time for the following scheduled semesters;

First semester class ( June) – Documents should be submitted on or before March 30.
Second semester class ( November ) – On or before September 15.
Summer Class – On or before January 15.

Enrollment Schedule:

First Semester: 1st week of June – 2nd week of June
Second Semester: Last week of October – 2nd week of November

For more information, write or call

Ms. Josephine B. Alindajao, MPD

Executive Director
Institute of Primary Health Care
Davao Medical School Foundation
PO Box 80712, Bajada, Davao City

Tel. Nos. (082)226-23-44
Fax Nos. (063-082) 221-35-27
E-mail address: iphc@email.dmsf.edu.ph, registrar@email.dmsf.edu.ph

Ms. Victoria T. Lupase, Ph.D.

Director, IGSR
Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSFI)
Davao Medical Drive Bajada, Davao City
Tel Nos. (063)(082)226-2344 Loc. 211
igsr@email.dmsf.edu.ph , 
vicky@email.dmsf.edu.ph

Ms. Melanie P. Joaquin

DMSFI- CERDH Secretary
Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSFI)
Medical Drive Bajada, Davao City
Tel Nos. (063)(082)226-2344 Loc. 211
thinnee@email.dmsf.edu.ph 
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thinnee@yahoo.com