CONTACT INFORMATION


Quezon City Youth Development Office

  • QCYDO
  • 7th Floor Commerce Building, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City
  • 8988 4242 | Loc. 8738 , 8707
  • [email protected]
  • https://www.facebook.com/QCYDO

Office Hours
Monday to Friday            
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

ABOUT US


Description

The Quezon City Youth Development Office (QCYDO) formulates and implements programs and services attuned to the issues and concerns of the city’s youth. 

Mission

To spearhead the promotion and implementation of the Quezon City Scholarship Program.

To pursue youth empowerment through leadership and other related training and livelihood programs. 

To organize the youth into a broader network in order to promote active participation in governance.

Vision

To establish harmonious barangays that are safe, healthy, proactive, sustainable, peaceful,    transparent, QCYDO envisions a city that is modernized and progressive where the interests of the youth have primary importance and where the youth are empowered and educated.

Legal Basis

Ordinance No. Sp-2803, Series Of 2018, An Ordinance Creating The Quezon City Youth Development Office (QCYDO), Providing For Its Organizational Structure And Staffing Pattern, Duties, Functions And Responsibilities, Appropriating Funds Therefor And Other Purposes.

Service Pledge:

To provide better services.

To pursue youth empowerment through education.

To promote active participation of the youth in governance.

Services


Services for Students

QCYDO implements the Quezon City Scholarship Program that provides financial assistance to deserving students, especially underprivileged ones. The program has four (4) scholarship categories:

  1. Scholarship for Senior High School Students
  2. Scholarship for Tertiary Students
    1. Academic Scholarship
    2. Economic Scholarship
    3. Athletic and Arts Scholarship
    4. Youth Leaders Scholarship
    5. Specialized Courses Scholarship
  3. Scholarship for Masters and Doctorate Students
  4. Scholarship for Vocational Courses Students

Services for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Councils

QCYDO reviews the following, as mandated by DILG MC- 2019-151, s-2019:

  1. Review of Sangguniang Kabataan Comprehensive Barangay Youth Development Plans (CBYDP)
  2. Review of  Sangguniang Kabataan Annual Barangay Youth Investment Programs (ABYIP)

Services for Youth and Youth-Serving Organizations
QCYDO processes and assists in local and national registration of Quezon City-based Youth and Youth-Serving Organizations. 

Programs 


Youth Profile

This program develops a youth database (tracer studies, socio-demographic profile, etc.) in order to systematically organize the youth into a broader network that will allow them to actively participate in the city’s programs.

Youth Engagement Program

The program implements support activities for the QC Scholarship Program: 

  1. Information dissemination and support services for city scholars (orientations, general assembly, team-building, mental health interventions, etc.)
  2. Socio-civic initiatives / projects

Youth Skills Development Program

The program develops necessary skills that will allow the youth to be effective and successful individuals operating in a VUCA world. Such skills include leadership, entrepreneurship, creative arts, sports, and others.

Kabataang QC Volunteer Program

This program encourages the youth to uphold and promote their advocacies through bayanihan or volunteerism. It aims to involve the youth in activities aligned with the nine (9) centers of participation, based on the Philippine Youth Development Plan.

 Guides


QUEZON CITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Quezon City Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to deserving students, especially underprivileged ones. The program has four (4) scholarship categories:

  1. Scholarship for Senior High School Students
  2. Scholarship for Tertiary Students
  3. Scholarship for Masters and Doctorate Students
  4. Scholarship for Vocational Courses Students

Scholarship is renewed every school year or school term provided conditions set in the Scholarship Guidelines are met.

BENEFITS

Beginning School Year 2021-2022, scholars will receive the following tuition fee grants and stipend per school year:

Scholarship CategoryScholarship Sub-CategoryTuition Fee Grant per School Year (Max Amount)Stipend Per School Year (Max AmountThesis / Dissertation Grant
Scholarship for senior high school studentsP10,000.00P4,000.00
Scholarship for tertiary studentsAcademic Scholarship Rank 1- 2P80,000.00P32,000.00
Academic Scholarship Rank 3-10P50,000.00P20,000.00
Economic ScholarshipP10,000.00P4,000.00
Athletic and Arts ScholarshipP10,000.00P4,000.00
Youth Leaders ScholarshipP10,000.00P4,000.00
Specialized Courses ScholarshipP80,000.00P32,000.00
Scholarship for masters and doctorate studentsP50,000.00P20,000.00P30,000.00
Scholarship for vocational courses studentsP6,000.00**

*Thesis/Dissertation grant is released one-time upon approval of policy/program proposals presented to the QCYDO. **Scholarship grant for vocational courses students is released one-time.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Be a Quezon City resident
  2. Not be a recipient of scholarship grant from another Local Government Unit
  3. Be enrolled/registered/accepted in a recognized educational institution at the time of application for scholarship

The applicant must also meet the qualifications for the scholarship category being applied for, as stated in the succeeding sections.

QUALIFICATIONS

I. SCHOLARSHIP FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

  1. Must be a graduate of a Quezon City public or private secondary school
  2. Must be a Grade 10 completer with academic honors, overall Rank 1 to10
  3. Must maintain a General Weighted Average of at least 85%

II.  SCHOLARSHIP FOR TERTIARY STUDENTS

Academic Scholarship

  1. Must be a graduate of a Quezon City public or private high school 
  2. Must graduate from high school with academic honors, overall Rank 1 to10 
  3. Must maintain a General Weighted Average of at least 1.5 or its equivalent for Academic overall Rank 1 & 2 and at least 1.75 or its equivalent for overall Academic Rank 3 to 10 

Economic Scholarship

  1. Must be a graduate of a Quezon City public or private high school 
  2. Must maintain a General Weighted Average of at least 3.0 or its equivalent 
  3. Must belong to any of the following groups: indigent families, displaced/relocated families, and vulnerable and marginalized sectors (PWDs, Kasambahays, ALS graduates, solo parents, children in conflict with the law, families of tricycle drivers and operators)

Athletic and Cultural Arts Scholarship

  1. Must be a graduate of a Quezon City public or private high school 
  2. Must be a recipient of a top individual award/recognition for sports and cultural arts in the most recent school year / school term / playing season given by recognized institutions
  3. Must maintain a General Weighted Average of at least 2.5 or its equivalent 

Youth Leaders Scholarship

  1. Must be a graduate of a Quezon City public or private high school
  2. Must be a recipient of  a leadership award given by the city or serve as Sangguniang Kabataan/Supreme Student Council member or as president/vice president of (or equivalent) of Quezon City registered youth organizations
  3. Must maintain a General Weighted Average of at least 2.5 or its equivalent 

Specialized Courses Scholarship

  1. Must be a graduate of a Quezon City public or private high school
  2. Must maintain a General Weighted Average of at least 1.75 or its equivalent 
  3. Must be enrolled or registered in any of the priority courses or specializations identified by CHED, with priority on courses deemed necessary by the Quezon City Government (The List of Priority Courses will be updated and posted before the start of the school year.

III. SCHOLARSHIP FOR MASTERS AND DOCTORATE STUDENTS 

  1. Must be enrolled/registered/accepted in a Higher Education Institution recognized by CHED or in any recognized International Institution 
  2. Must be employed for at least 2 years or occupy at least a Salary Grade Level 14 position (or its equivalent)
  3. Must maintain a General Weighted Average of at least 2.0 or its equivalent

IV. SCHOLARSHIP FOR VOCATIONAL COURSES

  1. Must belong to any of the following groups: indigent families, displaced/relocated families, and vulnerable and marginalized sectors (PWDs, Kasambahays, ALS graduates, solo parents, children in conflict with the law, families of tricycle drivers and operators)
  1. Must be enrolled in a TESDA accredited training institution or other training institutions recognized by the Quezon City Government
  2. Must be enrolled in vocational courses designed to develop necessary workforce skills related to:
    1. Service and Logistics
    2. E-commerce 
    3. Business Start-up / Business Administration
    4. Financial Literacy
    5. Information and Communications Technology
    6. Product/Service Development 
    7. Office Administration / Business Communication

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

Scholarship Application (For New Scholars)

  1. Secure a QCitizen ID and register email at QCeServices
  2. Apply for scholarship online.
    1. Go to https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph/
    2. Log-in using email registered at QCeServices
    3. Choose “QC Scholars” from the list of services
    4. Fill-out the online Scholarship Application Form
    5. Upload scanned copies of the following documents:
      1. True copy of grades/Transcript of Records/Form 137 or 138 for the previous school term/school year
      2. Any of the following IDs
        1. Valid government ID (front and back)
        2. School ID (front and back)
        3. e-copy of QCitizen ID 
      3. Proof of school enrollment/registration/acceptance for the current school year/school term  —————————————————————————–
  3. Receive notification for interview and uploading of scanned copies of additional documents by scholarship category / sub-category. These documents will be uploaded via QCeServices.
  4. Receive notification on approval of scholarship application and generation of Scholarship Contract and Certificate of Scholarship. These documents will be generated via QCeServices.
  5. Receive notification on release of scholarship grant
Scholarship CategoryScholarship Sub-CategoryAdditional Documents
Scholarship for senior high school studentsProof of Honors Received
Scholarship for tertiary studentsAcademic ScholarshipProof of Honors Received
Economic ScholarshipAny of the following :
Latest ITR of parents 
Parents Affidavit of Non-filing of Income Tax Return
Certificate of Tax Exemption from BIR
Certificate of Indigency from Barangay or DSWD
Proof that the person is registered with SSS as Kasambahay
DepEd Certification of Equivalency for ALS Graduate
Solo Parent ID issued by QC / Certificate from DSWD
DSWD Certificate for Children in Conflict with the Law
Latest copy of contract or Proof of Income for children of OFWs
Athletic and Arts ScholarshipProof of recent top individual award/recognition received from recognized institutions
Youth Leaders ScholarshipProof of leadership position held from the organization
Specialized Courses ScholarshipCourse Curriculum
Scholarship for masters and doctorate studentsCertificate of Employment          Recommendation from Unit Head
Scholarship for vocational courses studentsCourse/Training Curriculum

Scholarship Renewal (For Existing Scholars)

  1. Renew scholarship online.
    1. Go to https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph/
    2. Log-in using email registered at QCeServices
    3. Choose “QC Scholars” from the list of services
    4. Fill-out the online Scholarship Renewal Form
    5. Upload scanned copies of the following documents:
      1. True copy of grades/Transcript of Records/Form 137 or 138 for the previous school term/school year
      2. Proof of school enrollment/registration/acceptance for the current school year/school term
      3. Approved Leave of Absence (for scholars who did not enroll or transact in the previous school year/school term)
  1. Receive notification for interview.
  2. Receive notification on approval of scholarship application and generation of Scholarship Contract and Certificate of Scholarship. These documents will be generated via QCeServices.
  3. Receive notification on release of scholarship grant

CONDITIONS

  1. Scholars must meet/maintain the prescribed General Weighted Averages per scholarship category. Scholars may appeal in cases of INCOMPLETE/FAILED/DROPPED grades. Appeals will be raised to the Scholarship Screening Committee for approval.
  1. Scholarship will cover the prescribed number of years as prescribed in the scholar’s curriculum/program/degree requirements.
  1. Scholars who are unable to meet the conditions for their scholarship have the option to apply in other categories or re-apply in their original category, provided all qualifications are met.
  1. Scholars must carry the full load prescribed (or allowable) in the curriculum. 
  1. Scholars who shift courses or transfer schools may be allowed to apply for scholarship. However, the number of years/ school terms covered by the scholarship based on the scholar’s first scholarship application will remain.
  1. Scholarship grants may be claimed following deadlines set by the office, in coordination with the City Treasurer’s Office. 
  1. Scholars are encouraged to actively participate in community/special projects initiated by the City Government for the duration of his/her scholarship or as the need arises.
  1. For Masters / Doctorate Students, theses/dissertations must incorporate policy/program proposals for the QC LGU and must be presented to the Scholarship Screening Committee (SSC). The Youth Development Office must be provided a copy of the scholars’ policy/program proposals, at minimum, taking into consideration school policies on sharing of student theses and dissertations.
  1. Masters / Doctorate scholars must render service for at least a year after degree completion, or otherwise, be required to pay the scholarship amount equivalent to 1 year.
  1. Only one member per family may avail a scholarship grant at any given time. 
  1. Scholars of other national, or private organizations will be allowed to avail scholarship grant from the city provided that the scholar meets all conditions stated in his/her other scholarships. In which case, the city will only cover the additional amount needed by the scholar, not exceeding the allowable scholarship grant for the scholarship category being applied for.  Scholars of other LGUs, however, are not eligible for scholarship grant.
  1. Scholars who are from private schools or from schools outside Quezon City may be allowed to apply for scholarship grant provided they meet the qualifications for Economic Scholarship.
  1. Additional documents may be required by the Youth Development Office, as the need arises.
  1. For scholarship for vocational courses students, the scholarship ends when the scholar completes the training hours prescribed by the training institution. An individual will only be allowed to avail the scholarship once.
  1. All other special cases will be raised to the Scholarship Screening Committee for appropriate action.

TERMINATION OF SCHOLARSHIP 

The following constitute general grounds for termination of scholarship:

  1. Non-fulfillment of conditions stated in the Quezon City Scholarship Program Guidelines
  2. Forging, falsification, and misrepresentation
  3. Conviction of a crime and/or health conditions that render the scholar unfit to pursue studies during the school year/school term applied for
  4. Other causes as may be determined by the YDO, as approved by the Scholarship Screening Committee.

How to Register as Youth and Youth Serving Organization

All Quezon City based youth and youth-serving organizations may register locally through the Quezon City Youth Development Office (QCYDO), and be assisted for the National Youth Commission’s Youth Organization Registration Program, following the 2017 Revitalized Youth Organization Registration Program (YORP) Guidelines

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Accomplished Youth and Youth-Serving Organization Registration Form
  2. Directory of officers and advisers  
  3. List of members in good standing  
  4. Copy of constitution and by-laws
  5. Endorsement/Certification from Appropriate Authority

For Community-Based Organizations (any of the following)

  • Certification of Existence of Office
  • Barangay Certification of Residence of the President
  • Resolution of endorsement

For School-Based Organizations

  • Certificate of Registration or Recognition

For Faith-based organizations

  • Certificate of Registration or Recognition

For chapters of multi-level organizations

  • Certificate of Registration or Recognition

For Consortium organizations

  • Certification of Member Organizations


*Forms may be downloaded at https://quezoncity.gov.ph/departments/quezon-city-youth-  development-office/

PROCESS

  1. Register and upload the set documentary requirements at https://forms.gle/N2ypcLUFE9j2WKP78
  2. Receive a notification for the release of Certificate of Registration

How to Submit SK Plans for LYDO Review

All Quezon City-based Sangguniang Kabataan shall submit the Comprehensive Plan and Investment Program to the QC Youth Development Office, as mandated by the DILG MC- 2019-151, s-2019.

For a review of the Comprehensive Barangay Youth Development Plan (CBYDP)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Duly-reviewed Comprehensive Barangay Youth Development Plan (CBYDP)

If amendment, Duly signed Comprehensive Barangay Youth Development Plan (CBYDP)

  1. Sangguniang Kabataan Resolution/s
  2. Minutes of the Meeting of the Katipunan ng Kabataan Assembly of current year
  3. Youth Data
  4. Minutes of the Meeting on the approval Comprehensive Barangay Youth Development Plan

PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the CBYDP reviewed by SK Federation via electronic mail: [email protected])
  2. Receive review comments/ feedback from QCYDO via electronic mail.

If for revision: Revise necessary items and resubmit for final review and approval.

  1. Bring approved documents to QCYDO for signing.
  2. Receive QCYDO signed CBYDP.

Processing Time:  5 days and 15 minutes

For a review of the Annual Barangay Youth Investment Program (ABYIP) 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Duly-approved Comprehensive Barangay Youth Development Plan (CBYDP)
  2. Annual Barangay Youth Investment Program (ABYIP) and its resolution – approved by the Respective SK Barangay and SK Federation Office
  3. Sangguniang Kabataan Resolution/s

*Forms may be downloaded at https://quezoncity.gov.ph/departments/quezon-city-youth-development-office/

PROCEDURE

  1. Submit the ABYIP reviewed by SK Federation via electronic mail (send email to [email protected])
  2. Receive review comments/ feedback from QCYDO via electronic mail.

If for revision: Revise necessary items and resubmit for final review and approval.

  1. Bring approved documents to QCYDO for signing.
  2. Receive QCYDO signed CBYDP.

Processing Time:  5 days and 15 minutes

Department Directory


Dr. Eddilyn DC. Dividina, DBA
Officer-In-Charge / (Chief Investment Specialist)
8988-4242 local 8867
lyn.dividina@quezoncity.gov.ph

Ms. Maricris S. Laureta, MCD
Acting City Government Assistant Department Head III / (Chief Labor and Employment Officer)
8988-4242 local 8707
[email protected]

Divisions/Sections

Divisions Officer NameOffice AddressContact Information
Policy Research, Program Development and Planning DivisionMs. Dianne T. Raza
In-Charge (Senior Labor and Employment Officer)
7th Floor Commerce Building, Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local 8707
[email protected]ov.ph
Youth Welfare Programs and Operations DivisionMs. Mary Ann L. Balancin
In-Charge (Senior Labor and Employment Officer)
7th Floor Commerce Building, Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local 8738
[email protected]v.ph
Management Information Systems DivisionMs. Elizabeth D. Ms. Mae Rizelle C. San Pedro 
In-Charge / Management and Information System Officer
7th Floor Commerce Building, Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local 8707
[email protected]ph
Operation and Administrative StaffMs. Dianne T. Raza
In-Charge (Senior Labor and Employment Officer)
7th Floor Commerce Building, Mayaman Street, Quezon City Hall Compound, Quezon City8988-4242 local 8707
[email protected]ov.ph

Spotlight 


Scholarship Programs

2021 Linggo ng Kabataan Celebration

Local Youth Development Plan 2020-2022

The 2020-2022 Quezon City Local Youth Development Plan (LYDP) provides a three-year strategic framework towards the development of the youth of Quezon City. It is grounded on the 14-point Executive Agenda of Quezon City Mayor, Ma. Josefina G. Belmonte, and is anchored on the Philippine Youth Development Plan (PYDP). 
The Plan covers 9 Centers of Participation,namely: Health, Education, Economic Empowerment, Social Inclusion and Equity, Peace-building and Security, Active Citizenship, Governance, Environment, and Global Mobility.

Kabataang QC Volunteers

Downloadable Forms


Forms/templates for Sangguniang Kabataan Councils

Sangguniang Kabataan Template for Comprehensive Barangay Youth Development Plan (CBYDP)

Sangguniang Kabataan Template for Annual Barangay Youth Investment Program (ABYIP)

Forms/templates for Youth and Youth-Serving Organizations

Youth and Youth-Serving Organization Registration Form

Youth and Youth-Serving Organization Directory of Officers and Advisers Form

Youth and Youth-Serving Organization List of Members with Good Standing Form

Youth and Youth-Serving Organization Template of Constitution-and-by-Laws

Forms for Scholarship (Note: All applications are done online through QCeServices.)

e-Service Links

https://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph

Resources


2021 QCYDO CITIZENS CHARTER
QC Scholarship Guidelines
LYDC Directory

Last updated on May 18th, 2022