Educational Benefit System Unit

Economic Development

Rm 28, Rooftop, Davao City Hall, San Pedro St., Davao City

(082) 241-1000 local 247

The Davao City Educational Benefit System Unit (DCEBSU) is a unit under the Office of the City Mayor’s Office which recognizes that affording quality education is a right that must be enjoyed by all citizens and is contributory in the development, promotion of social justice, productivity, and economic prosperity of its people. DCEBSU was created through Executive Order No. 27 series of 2011 and is responsible for pursuing the mandate of the City government of Davao of advancing equal opportunity and fair access to education especially for the poor, underprivileged and vulnerable sectors of the society. The office is created to handle existing educational assistance programs of the City Government of Davao including  the Scholarship on Tertiary Education Program (STEP), Financial Assistance Program for Lumad, Medical and Law Educational Assistance Program, etc.

The services offered by the office include:

  • Provide scholarship for the underprivileged but deserving student to have access to quality education;
  • Coordinate the projects of the various programs under the Unit to effectively address the issues and problems attendant to the provision of educational assistance, grants and scholarships;
  • Maintain a databank on scholars and grantees of the various programs.

The Davao City Educational Benefit System Unit is located at Rm. 28, Rooftop, City Hall of Davao. You may contact them through (082) 241-1000 and local 247  or email them at

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