SM Foundation Scholarship Grant For College | Philippine Scholarship

SM College Scholarship by SM Foundation Philippines

The SM Foundation offers the SM College Scholarship to interested Filipino students interested to pursue any 4 or 5 year college courses. The program was created to help the youth reach their full potential and achieve their dreams. Based on their experience of over two decades offering the SM College Scholarship, when one member of the family graduates from college, the scholar helps another sibling to go to school. The scholar actually serves as the main key and means for the family to lift themselves out of poverty.


The SM College Scholars can choose areas of specialization in accounting, information technology, engineering, and education. Approved courses are BS Computer Science, BS Information Technology, BS Electronics and Communications Engineering, BS Electronics Engineering, BS Computer Engineering and BS Civil Engineering.


Also allows study in BS Electrical Engineering, BS Elementary Education, BS Accountancy, BS Accounting Technology, BS Accounting Information Systems, BS Internal Auditing, BS Financial Management, BS Management Accounting and BS in Secondary Education major in Biology, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physics, Mathematics and English.


Areas covered in Luzon are NCR, Albay, Bataan, Batangas, Benguet, Bulacan, Cagayan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Cavite, Isabela, Laguna, Nueva Ecija, Palawan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Sorsogon, Quezon, Rizal, Tarlac, and Zambales.


Areas covered in Visayas are Capiz, Cebu, Iloilo, Leyte and Negros occidental. Areas covered in Mindanao are Agusan del Norte, Davao del Sur, Misamis Oriental, South Cotabato and Zamboanga del Sur.




Grade 10 finishers from public high school in the areas covered. Fourth year Grade 12 public high school graduates from schools in the areas covered. Grade 12 graduates from private schools in the areas covered with DepEd vouchers.

Private high school graduates with DepEd voucher after completing Grade 10 from public schools

P150,000 or less household income per year, supported by a BIR income tax return

Grade 12 weighted average grade of at least 88% in the second or third grading period




Accomplish the online application form

Birth Certificate

2×2 ID picture

Sketch of home to the nearest SM mall

Photocopy of Grade 12 or 4th year report card

Photocopy of the BIR Income Tax Return or Certificate of Non-Filing of Income Tax




Full tuition

Monthly allowance

Part time job opportunities during semestral and Christmas breaks

Exclusive job offers with the SM group upon graduation

Other fun filled activities and enrichment programs

Choice of specialization in accounting, information technology, engineering and education



More information,


Don’t ever let the lack of funds turn into a hindrance in pursuing higher education. If there’s a will, there’s a way! Proper education and determination – these are the two most important things you need to set yourself up for a better future.


It is great we have organizations like the SM Foundation offering educational scholarships for deserving students. You should take your chance with this opportunity.




  1. BS in Computer Science
  2. BS in Information Technology
  3. BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering/ BS In Electronics Engineering
  4. BS in Computer Engineering
  5. BS in Civil Engineering
  6. BS in Electrical Engineering
  7. BS in Mechanical Engineering
  8. BS in Elementary Education
  9. BS in Secondary Education major in Biology, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physics, Mathematics, English
  10. BS in Accountancy
  11. BS in Accounting Information Systems
  12. BS in Internal Auditing
  13. BS in Management Accounting



Apply Online On This Link To Their Website,


See the PDF sample of their application below

SM Foundation Guidelines 2019 Art7



Submit your application to


SM Scholarship Online Application



Contact information
SM Foundation

SM Corporate Offices Building B

JW Diokno Boulevard, Mall of Asia Complex

Pasay City 1300, Philippines

Telephone: 02 857 0100 local 1678

Telefax: 02 831 8282




Carmen Linda Atayde

Telephone: 02 857 0100 local 1681



You can also go to the Customer Service of any SM City mall in the Philippines and inquire about the SM College Scholarship, if that would be more convenient for you. Schedule for the screening of candidates will be published in the website. Walk in applicants will also be accepted for screening.



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Ajinomoto Post Graduate Studies Scholarship Financial Assistance

The Ajinomoto Post Graduate Scholarship Grant provides financial assistance to deserving Filipino students who are interested in pursuing continuing education. The grant gives a full scholarship in one of the graduate schools in the field of science and technology at the University of Tokyo, Japan. Only 1 student from each of the 6 countries of Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Russia.


If the recipient enrolls as a research student, scholarship shall be provided for a maximum of 3 years (1 year as a research student and maximum of 2 years as a master’s course student). The scholarship will be suspended if the recipient fails to pass the entrance exam for a master’s course within a year after arriving in Japan.


If the recipient enrolls as a master’s course student, the scholarship shall be provided for a maximum of 2 years. The applicant can enroll either as a research student first or directly as a master’s course student in one of the courses, except medicine and veterinary medicine, of the graduate schools of the University of Tokyo.


Courses: Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Information Science and Technology, Agricultural and Life Science, Interdisciplinary Information Studies, Frontier Science, Mathematical Science, and ITASIA.


The scholarship will be suspended or terminated when you receive any other scholarship, fails to arrive in Japan by the appointed date, fails to pass the entrance examination to a master’s course within one year after arriving to Japan, and provides false information on the application forms.




Must be a Filipino citizen.

Must be under the age of 35.

Must have graduated or is expected to graduate with an excellent academic record (with 15 years of education completed or expected to be completed) and must receive the recommendation of his university president or academic advisor or be otherwise qualified to enroll in the University.

Must show financial need to pursue higher education.

Must have excellent academic record.

Must be able to obtain approval of acceptance from the University of Tokyo and be a registered student for April or October school year.

Must have adequate Japanese language proficiency that is required in order to research and study as a master’s course student of the University of Tokyo.

Must file an application and attend selection procedures in the Philippines.

Must be in good physical and mental health.

Must not be receiving other scholarships.

Must have a strong sense of nationalism, leadership, and motivation.




¥150,000 (approximately PHP 60,000) monthly allowance for a maximum of 1 year as a research student at a graduate school

¥180,000 (approximately PHP 70,000) monthly allowance for a maximum of 2 years as a master’s course student at a graduate school

Full coverage of examination, admission and tuition fees

Full coverage of Japanese language training before going to Japan

Full coverage of airfare to Japan


Further reading,


As further studies in science and technology continue to make significant advances in human lives globally, the Ajinomoto Group expresses its commitment to contribute to the development of scientific research by giving deserving students the opportunity to study in Japan through the Ajinomoto Scholarship Foundation.


As an affiliate of the Tokyo-based Ajinomoto Group, the Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation (APC) calls on Filipinos aspiring to pursue further studies in the field of science and technology at the University of Tokyo to apply for the Ajinomoto Postgraduate Scholarship Grant for ASEAN International Students.


This scholarship grant gives the chosen student the option to enroll first in a one-year research program and then to a two-year master’s program, or directly in a two-year master’s program in any of the following graduate schools in the University of Tokyo


Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering, Information Science and Technology, Agricultural and Life Science, Interdisciplinary Information Studies (ITASIA), Frontier Science, and Mathematical Science


The recipient of the grant is entitled to a full scholarship, monthly allowances, as well as full coverage of examination and admission fees, language training prior to studying in Japan, and airfare to Japan.


And for the requirements,


The Ajinomoto Postgraduate Scholarship Grant for ASEAN International Students aims to cultivate individuals who will make contributions to the development of Asia and their respective countries.


Through this scholarship grant, they hope the chosen student will not only be able to pursue his or her own dreams, but will also be able to contribute to the economic, cultural and educational development of the Philippine society upon completion of the Master’s degree in Japan.


In the last two years, APC has been sending Filipino students for further studies at the University of Tokyo through the Ajinomoto Postgraduate Scholarship Grant for ASEAN International Students.




Submit your application to

Public Relations Department

Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation

11th Floor V Corporate Centre

125 L P Leviste St Salcedo Village

Makati City, Philippines


Contact: Joyce Mendoza

Direct line: 02 558 5942

Mobile: 0917 727 2445

Fax: 02 779 8453




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Japan World Bank Scholarship Program

The World Bank Scholarship Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world. Since 1982, the program has helped to form a pool of over 6,000 well trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations.


Since 1982, the program has helped to form a pool of over 6,000 well-trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations. It is an important component of the group’s efforts to promote economic development and shared prosperity through investing in education and developing human resources in the developing world.


The World Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030. One is to end extreme poverty by decreasing the percentage of people living on less than $1.90 a day to no more than 3%. Second is to promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40% for every country.


The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It provides low interest loans, zero to low interest credits and grants to developing countries.


The World Bank supports a wide array of investments such as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development. There are two sources of funding for the World Bank Scholarship Program that were designed and dedicated to fund graduate studies in development related fields for midcareer professionals and researchers.



Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP)

Joint Japan/ World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program graduate studies is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts, who are applying to a master degree program in development related topic.


The JJWBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance plus the following benefits

  • Economy class air travel between your home country and the host university at the start of your study program and immediately following the end of the scholarship period. In addition to the two way air travel, scholars will receive a US$500 travel allowance for each trip.


  • Tuition for your graduate program and the cost of basic medical insurance, usually obtained through the university.


  • A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books. The amount of the allowance varies depending on the host country.



How to apply

Applicants can apply for scholarships to both Preferred and Partner Programs. The process to apply to a Preferred Program and to a Partner Program may differ. Here are the different list of Partnership Programs


Public Policy/ Administration Program

Harvard University,

University of Tokyo,



Economic Policy Management

University of Tsukoba,

Columbia University,

Makerere University,

University of Ghana,

University of Zambia,

Universite de Kinshasa,

Universite de Yaonde II,

Universite De Cocody,



Public Finance/ Tax Policy


Yokohama National University,

Keio University,




Yokohama National University,



You can also view the following PDFs here

Partnership Program Scholarship

Japan World Bank PartnershipPrograms Art5



Further reading,



Preferred Program Scholarship

Japan World Bank Preferred Programs Art5



Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program (RSMFP)

The Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program has enabled PhD candidates from developing countries to undertake research at institutions abroad. RSMFP provides up to $25,000 (U.S.) for developing country nationals to travel abroad to conduct development-related PhD research under the supervision of a host advisor at a university, research or development institution in a World Bank member country.


Scholarship covers a 6 to 10 month period. Details on eligible expenditures is provided in the Application Guidelines. The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program provides support to young researchers working in academic and research institutions from eligible countries preparing a doctoral dissertation.


Two qualified reviewers independently review each eligible application to assess the following

1) Quality of the proposed fellowship (70%)

2) Prospects for a productive career in research post-PhD (30%)


Information provided by your PhD thesis supervisor and your host institution research advisor are particularly important elements of your application.




Submit your application to

The Partnership or Preferred List in PDFs above


Contact information

The World Bank

1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433


Telephone: +1 202 473 1000



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Harvard University Scholarship Grants

Harvard University has a number of programs for international students planning to study at Harvard graduate and professional schools. If you are from the Philippines, you can apply for either the Ayala Scholarship Fund or the Eugenio Lopez Scholarship Fund. These fellowships support the citizens of the Philippines who intend to enroll in graduate degree programs.


Candidates must have the financial need as determined by the Harvard school in which they plan to enroll. Candidates may not apply directly to CGS for this support, as they must be nominated for consideration by the Harvard school in which they plan to enroll.


Students should make their eligibility known to their financial aid office, which will be part of your financial aid application to the school. Prospective graduate students should contact the Admissions and Financial Aid Office of the particular Harvard graduate or professional school of interest to them.


The CGS and its sub-committees meet regularly throughout the year to review applications and determine scholarship and fellowship awards. Specific deadlines and timelines are posted within the guidelines of individual programs.


The scholarship awards are based upon several factors, including the scale of the scholarship program, the amount of funds available each year, and the number of students deemed eligible for each scholarship. Many scholarships also consider the financial need of each eligible candidate.


A CGS scholarship rarely covers a student’s full costs for an entire academic year. The students do not submit documentation directly to the Committee on General Scholarships. Documentation should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office of the school in which you plan to enroll, according to that office’s policy and procedures.



US education

Do you think you have what it takes to make it to Harvard? If you do, go for it then and send in your application before the year ends. Don’t worry about the cost. It offers an option to help you finance your education.


Standardized Achievement Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT) scores, while required, would not really affect your chances of getting into any of the three universities.


The high school records and good performance are more likely to boost your chances of getting into Harvard regardless of where you come from. They look at your experience within the context of your high school.


A waiver of the application fees may also be requested. The guidance counselor of applicant may use an official form or write a short letter asking Harvard to waive the fee.


Further reading,



To inspire you

Read this story,


Harvard is one of the few US universities that has a need-blind admission policy. The university does not consider the applicant’s ability to pay when it decides to offer him or her a place in the university. And when admitted to Harvard, an international student may get equal access to financial aid as an American.


At this school, more than 70% of the students receive some form of financial aid, 20% of the students pay nothing and 100% graduate debt free.


Parents with an income of less than $65,000 (P3.04 million) were not expected to pay for their child’s education, while those with incomes between $65,000 and $150,000 (P3.04-7.02 million) pay 0 to 10% of their income.


Harvard creates an individualized aid package to meet a student’s need. The package may include scholarships, outside rewards, loans and jobs in university institutions, including libraries, museums and cafeterias. Two-thirds of the students work during the academic year.


Submit your Application to

Harvard University

Committee on General Scholarships

14 Story Street, 3rd Floor

Cambridge, MA 01238

Telephone: +1 614 496 9367




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Ayala Foundation Scholarship

The Ayala Foundation focused on primary education, which includes kindergarten through grade six. The foundation is committed to helping improve the quality of education in the country, particularly in the public sector. It seeks to bridge the gap between the privileged and underserved students, especially in terms of access to quality public education, by building partnerships and taking a multi-stakeholder approach.


The Ayala Foundation Inc is the corporate social responsibility arm of the Ayala Corporation. It was created to develop, implement and sustain programs in various fields of social and cultural development. The themes of the programs are education, youth leadership, sustainable livelihood and arts and culture.


The foundation hopes to nurture a learning environment through the Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education, or better known as CENTEX. CENTEX is a public school learning environment where bright children from economically advantaged families receive quality education and the necessary support to give them the opportunity of a better life. CENTEX in Manila started in 1998, while the CENTEX in Batangas started in 2000.


The CENTEX operates in two public schools. One is located in Tondo, Manila. The other school is located in Bauan, Batangas. The schools operate by virtue of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Department of Education and the Ayala Foundation Inc.


The Ayala Foundation started the Global Filipino Schools (GFS) in 2015 with program partners Globe Telecom, Department of Education, Local Government Units, and private donors Chevron, Mitsubishi, Huawei. The GFS empowers schools to become 21st century ready educational institutions by providing them with support systems that meet UNESCO standards. The program includes sustainable ICT proficiency training for teachers, an ICT equipped school environment and committed stakeholders.



More about CENTEX

CENTEX gives students the opportunity not only in academics, but also in developing their talents in the arts, particularly in music and dance. Through the after hours art program, the students excel not only in academics, but also in the other areas of learning and development.


Founded in 1998, the CENTEX has two campuses. One is located in Tondo, Manila and the other is in Bauan, Batangas. Aside from these two schools, the program also trained over 800 teachers from 20 public elementary schools across the country, thus bringing the CENTEX education model across the country.


CENTEX is a project of the Ayala Foundation in partnership with the DepEd, other corporate sponsors and local government units that aim to provide the economically disadvantaged children a primary education comparable to that of the best schools in the country.


CENTEX is a public school that combines DepEd curriculum with special subjects, such as music, self-esteem and computer arts to ensure full development of the child. CENTEX implements an enhanced education curriculum that emphasizes language, math, science, values, environment and being a Filipino.


Music, Computer Language Arts (CLA) and Self-Esteem are special subjects from kindergarten to Grade 6 as it promotes the holistic development of children. According to studies, children who are exposed to the arts do better in school.


The values from these activities, like precision and persistence, are carried over to the academics, this improving the student’s performance. There is a very strong correlation with the success of the students with their exposure to music, the arts and sports.


Further reading,


Now on its 15th year, CENTEX is in partnership with Casa San Miguel and Steps Dance Studio who provides the art and music training of the students. With one teacher for every 25 students, having a small class size gives the teachers the opportunity to focus more on the student’s learning.


The College of the Holy Spirit of Manila (CHSM) and CENTEX have formed a partnership to provide high school education to the graduating students of CENTEX.


Over the years, the foundation has worked in various fields of development, from science and technology research to vocational education to social consortium building. It has chosen a strategic, integrated and sustainable approach to poverty alleviation by focusing on the needs and aspirations of specific communities.


The foundation is a strong believer in the concept of creating shared value, which recognizes that economic and social progress are more strongly connected than previously believed. In fact, the social progress should go hand in hand with the economic progress.


The foundation believes that partnerships are key to the success of any undertaking. Over the years the foundation has built strong working relationships with multilateral and funding agencies, government, nongovernment, community based, academic and business organizations, individual partners and residents of the project communities. If you want to volunteer in one of the programs, you can email

Submit your Application to

Ayala Foundation Inc

8F 111 Paseo Building, Paseo de Roxas Corner,

Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village

Makati City, Philippines

Telephone: 02 717 5800

Fax: 02 813 4488



A Space Cebu, Crossroads, Gov. M. Cuenco Avenue

Banilad, Cebu City 6000, Cebu

Telephone: 032 888 7656



The New Office, 2F Gaisano Building

Corrales Avenue, Cagayan de Oro City

Telephone: 0917 881 8312





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Aboitiz Foundation Scholarships And Financial Assistance (All Levels) | Philippine Scholarship

Aboitiz Foundation

The Aboitiz Foundation grants Philippine scholarships and financial assistance to students from all levels who excel in their academics, but are financially unable to finish their studies. The college applicants for this program are encouraged to take course that would give them better chances in landing a job at the Aboitiz Group after graduation. These courses include, but not limited to, accountancy, management, psychology, and engineering. The Aboitiz Foundation supports scholars in pre-school, elementary, high school, and college levels.


The Aboitiz Group’s commitment to sharing with the less fortunate is a philosophy that traces its roots over a century ago when its forefathers first established their business in Leyte. This legacy of sharing has been instilled and passed on through generations of its corporate history.


Don Ramon Aboitiz started the corporate philanthropy through donations to various groups and needy communities, including looking after the welfare of the employees. In 1965, he gave a big part of his personal wealth to establish the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc (RAFI).


As the Aboitiz Group diversified into many businesses, its commitment to sharing grew accordingly. In 1988, the Aboitiz Group established the Aboitiz Foundation as its corporation foundation to address the social and economic development needs of the marginalized members of the society.


The CSR is focused on education, enterprise development, environment and health and wellbeing. They are always ready to help in times of calamities, always there and among the first to respond. Moving forward, it intends to carefully select projects that would help reach its goals.



Eligibility Senior High School

  • Be an incoming Grade 11 student of a public high school
  • Have a final average grade/ cumulative overall GPA not lower than 88% equivalent
  • Do not have a failing grade or incomplete marks
  • Do not have a record of any form of disciplinary action
  • Have fully accomplished the application form and submitted the requirements on time


Requirements for Senior High School

  • Fully accomplished application form
  • Certified true copy of the high school report card
  • Certifications supporting leadership experience, awards received, and involvements in extracurricular activities



Eligibility High School Financial Assistance Program

  • Be a valedictorian of a public elementary school in Cebu province
  • Have a general average of at least 90%
  • Be willing to enroll in a public high school
  • Must have fully completed and submitted all application requirements on time
  • Must pass the qualifying examination administered by Aboitiz Foundation


Requirements for High School

  • A fully accomplished form with 2×2 colored photo
  • Certified true copy of elementary report card (Form 138)
  • Original certification from the School Principal that the applicant is the batch valedictorian
  • Photocopies of supporting documents indicating leadership experience, awards received, and involvements in extracurricular activities


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Eligibility Aboitiz College Scholarship Program

  • Be a full time first to fourth year incoming student of an eligible college or university
  • Pursue a degree in accountancy, business/ management/ finance, IT, engineering, communications or social sciences (psychology, economics, and political science)
  • Have a final average grade/ cumulative overall GPA not lower than 85% or its equivalent
  • Do not have a failing or incomplete grade
  • Do not have a record of any form of disciplinary action


Requirements for College Applicants

  • Certified true copy of the high school report card for incoming first year applicants
  • Certified true copy of the applicant’s college transcript for all undergraduate course work, ending with the grades from the last semester (or the latest official document the school can provide)
  • Certification from the School Principal or Registrar stating the final average grade or the overall cumulative GPA/ GWA, include the percentage equivalent grade
  • Certification supporting leadership experience, awards received, and community involvements


More information,



TechVoc Education

The foundation also supports Special Science and Technical Vocational Education. In partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), the Aboitiz Foundation developed the Special Science Elementary Schools (SSES) and Technical-Vocational (TechVoc) high schools.


The SSES aligns with the government’s call for science-based skills specialization among young students because a strong foundation in the sciences is regarded as one of the building blocks of a progressive economy.


The SSES curriculum is enriched Mathematics and Science studies, and gives longer teaching time for Science. Teachers are trained in specialized courses in math and the sciences.


The SSES students are given laboratory rooms, science apparatuses, and equipment, ICT-based learning resources, as well as science, math, english textbooks, and supplementary materials.

Tech-Voc offers an alternative solution to help about 80% of high school students who don’t have the means to pursue a college education. It will also aid the government’s K to 12 program by teaching skills that are viable for employment or for part-time work to support further studies.


Aside from newly constructed or refurbished workshop rooms, Tech-Voc students are given reference books, tools, and equipment. Tech-Voc teachers receive training for NCII certification.


Submit your Application to

Aboitiz Foundation Head Office

Aboitiz Corporate Center

Gov. Manuel A. Cuenco Avenue

Kasambagan, Cebu City 6000

Cebu, Philippines

Telephone: (032) 411 1800

Fax: (032) 231 4037


Manila Office

NAC Tower, 32nd Street Bonifaction Global City

1634 Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

Telephone: (02) 886 2800



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