Professional Development

UP Scientific Productivity System

The U.P. Scientific Productivity System (SPS) was approved by the Board of Regents in its 1199th meeting on August 2005.

The SPS aims to: (1) support the development of science and technology and (2) encourage and reward scientific productivity. Deserving scientists shall be conferred the title of “U.P. Scientist” with a monetary award, the U.P. Scientific Productivity Award.

In its February 29, 2008 meeting, the BOR approved the following monetary award to be given to U.P. Scientists who meet the qualifications:

UP Scientist I -- Php 120,000 per annum
UP Scientist II -- Php 144,000 per annum
UP Scientist III -- Php 180,000 per annum

Guidelines and Forms

The resources below are attached:

  • Application Forms
  • Covered Disciplines
  • Minimum Qualification for Initital Appoinment
  • Rating System for Evaluation of Nominees
  • Retention and Promotion System

UP SPS Timetable

  1. Deadline for Submission of SPS Applications to the UP System: March 31 of every year
  2. CUs will issue an earlier deadline for CU evaluation and endorsement to the System.
  3. Announcement of SPS Awards: not later than June 30 of every year
  4. SPS Awarding Ceremony: July of every year

For applications and more information

Contact the Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs at email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.