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15-25 Years Old Student/OSY Can Now Apply for SPES Program

Summer is fast approaching and many students are in vacation mode. But don’t you know that as young as 15-years old now they can now join the summer job program of the government, instead of staying home doing nothing important.

The program is called Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) where they can be employed at the Department of Education for 40 working days under the supervision of the Youth Formation Division.

Dr. Juan Araojo, OIC of Youth Formation Division (YFD) that under this year’s SPES, students aged 15 years old and above are allowed to join the program to accommodate those who are in Senior High School.

Previously, they must be at least 18 years old.

For those who are interested, the application program is open and the deadline will be on March 27.


The SPES is open to all qualified high school, college or vocational students or drop-outs and interested employers.

Students and Dropouts
  • 15-24 years old
  • enrolled during the present school year/term or during the school year/term immediately preceding the summer vacation
  • a dropout who intend to continue his education
  • parents’ combined net income after tax, including his own, if any, does not exceed P36,000 per annum
  • garnered a passing grade during the school year/term referred above or in a case of a dropout, the last year/term attended
  • his/her parents have been displaced or about to be displaced due to business closure or work stoppage

  • Any person or entity who has employed at least 50 workers at any given time during the past 12 months.


Duly filled Registration Form 01 (3 copies) with ID pictures attached and attested by the school principal or registrar.

You can download the form here.
Any of the following to attest his/her age:
  • Birth/baptismal certificate
  • Form 138 where age is specified
  • Joint Affidavit of two disinterested parties pertaining to the age of the student.

Any of the following to attest the students’ rating:
  • Form 138 (High School Report Card)
  • Certification by School Registrar that the student has a passing school grade during the previous semester/school year
  • Certified true copy of the student’s class card where his/her passing could be determined
  • Latest Income Tax Return of the Parents / or a certification from the employer/union president that the parent of the applicant is to be displaced or have been displaced.


Students-applicants may apply at any of the following: 

  • DOLE Regional/District/Provincial Office
  • Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs), or other deputized entities.

Employers may signify their intention to hire students by signing a Pledge of Commitment and submitting it to the nearest PESOs/DOLE Regional Offices. For more information visit the nearest local PESO office in your area or, the DOLE Regional, Provincial and District Offices.

The SPES is mandated under Republic Act No. 9547 otherwise known as “An Act To Help Poor But Deserving Students Pursue Their Education By Encouraging Their Employment During Summer and/or Christmas Vacations, Through Incentives Granted to Employers, Allowing Them to Pay Only Sixty Per Centum of Their Salaries or Wages and The Forty Per Centum Through Education Vouchers To Be Paid By the Government, Prohibiting and Penalizing The Filing of Fraudulent and Fictitious Claims, and For Other Purposes.”


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