The ETSP is a program funded by EVP participants who are undertaking alternative arrangements in lieu of the two-year home country residency requirement of the program. The project allots a maximum of US$1,500 per beneficiary, per course, with the funding being released at the beginning of each term/semester.
The beneficiary of the ETSP must possess the following qualifications:
a. Must be a Filipino citizen;
b. Must have completed a four-year bachelor's degree (for Masters Degree and training program) or Masters Degree (for PhD program applicant);
c. Must be of good moral character, as attested by the last school attended or present employer;
d. Must have satisfactory undergraduate grades particularly in subjects under his/her field of study; and
e. Must pursue training/education in fields included in the Skills List of the Philippines.