The Panasonic Scholarship Asia has been active since 2014. The program gives aid to students studying in universities in their own countries. The regional headquarters and Panasonic sales companies in each country handle the operation of the scholarship, which includes advertising for applicants and selection. The CSR and Citizenship Department supports the overall running and scholarship funds. Its forerunner, the Panasonic Scholarship, gave aid to Asian students learning in Japan. In 2016, the PMPC added funds from its budget to the initial plan to increase the number of new scholarships t0 25. In the Philippines, vocational trainees were also able to gain the scholarship as well as undergraduate students.
Panasonic grants scholarships to Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, Vietnam, and Thailand. The award ceremonies are fully integrated into the countries with the presence of local government officials, university representatives, representatives of the Japanese diplomatic and consular offices, and management executives of the Panasonic Group of Companies.
The Panasonic scholarship program in the country is administered by the Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corp. (PMPC) with the support of the Panasonic Precision Devices Philippines Corp. (PPRDPH). The program offers two types of scholarships, namely the Undergraduate scholarships and the Vocational scholarships.
The Panasonic scholarship was established as an expression of the Panasonic Corporation’s corporate belief in contributing to society’s progress through the development of human resources. The aim of the Panasonic Scholarship Asia is to provide scholarship opportunities, through its group of companies in the Philippines, to privately financed students who wish to pursue higher level of education.
The program offers financial assistance to the scholars, administered by the Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corporation. The program invites Filipinos who wants to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree or a vocational course.
Requirements for Vocational Course
Certified true copy of high school transcript of records
Certified true copy of high school diploma
Certification of GWA rating
Recommendation from the school principal
Benefits for vocational course
Tuition fee not to exceed P45,000 for the full course
Monthly allowance P3,000
In-plant monthly allowance P6,500
One time uniform assistance P1,000
You must be a Filipino citizen and a bonafide full time senior college student in a state university enrolled in engineering, industrial design, accountancy, and economics and those currently enrolled/ accepted in a TESDA accredited institution, specializing in the fields of electro-mechanics, consumer electronics or refrigeration and air conditioning. Must be financially needy.
Panasonic Asian Scholarship Program is established as an expression of Panasonic Corporation’s corporate belief in contributing to the society’s progress through the development of human resources.
The aim of the program is to provide scholarship opportunities, through its group companies in Asia, to privately financed students from Asian countries who wish to pursue higher level of education and to offer these students financial assistance to foster the development of highly educated experts who can contribute to their countries’ progress and development.
In the Philippines, PASP is administered by the Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corporation (PMPC) along with the support of the Panasonic Precision Devices Philippines Corporation (PPRDPH).
If you are
Accepted or eligible for enrollment to pursue a Master’s degree course in a state university in the Philippines or vocational course in any TESDA accredited institution
Have the desire to contribute to the progress and development of the Philippines
Would like to specialize in the fields of engineering, industrial design, accounting and finance for the Masters
Would like to study electro-mechanics, industrial electronics, refrigeration & air conditioning for vocational
Determined to excel and make a difference
Then you are qualified to apply for the Panasonic Asian Scholarship program.
Further reading, https://www.panasonic.com/global/corporate/sustainability/citizenship/scholarship.html
Send your application to
Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corporation
Panasonic Scholarship Office – Philippines
HR Training & Corporate Communications
PMPC – Taytay Compound, Ortigas Avenue Extension
Taytay, Rizal 1920, Philippines
Telephone: 02 706 7603 or 02 635 2260 local 2810 to 2814
Fax: 02 706 7612
Attention: Ms. Jafa Sibal
Attention: Mr. Lorenz Magsingit
Mobile: 0917 819 3092