THE PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD IS LOOKING FOR A SCHOLAR TO PURSUE A 4-YEAR CADET PROGRAM IN TAIWAN
The Philippine Coast Guard announced on Facebook that they are currently looking for a scholar who will pursue the four-year cadet training program at the Department of Maritime Police, Central Police University in Taoyuan City, Taiwan in September 2021.
The program includes academic programs and law enforcement coaching sessions concerning Coast guard missions, as well as formal classroom training in subjects such as oceanography, nautical meteorology, marine physics, marine communication, marine environmental science, marine environmental protection, ocean observation and research, UN convention for the law of the sea, criminal law and international law, and navigation and engineering.
A candidate must be a natural-born Filipino citizen between 17-22 years of age. He or she must be single with no legal dependents, with at least 5’3 in height for male or 5’1 for females, satisfactory command of English, with no derogatory records, no grades in Math and English lower than 85 (80% cap across all subjects), and no derogatory records.
The successful scholar must be willing to take a 3–6-month Mandarin Language Course as provided by the PCG.
Upon submission, the scholar will be appointed as PCG Cadet and will receive standard salaries and benefits while attending the four-year cadet training program in Taiwan.
Upon completion, the PCG cadet will be commissioned as an active coast guard officer with the rank of Ensign and will render a minimum of eight-year service obligation to the PCG.
The scholarship program covers all academic expenses as well as personal ones, with free tuition and miscellaneous fees and P25,000 monthly allowance (15,000 NTD). Student uniforms, dormitory, and daily meals shall be provided as well.
This is a press release from the PCG.