The San Miguel Foundation supports literacy in the Philippines through scholarship assistance, supplemental feeding, book donation, and functional literacy programs. The scholarship assistance is given to underprivileged students in the communities where San Miguel operates. The scholarships shall be in the preferred field of agricultural and technical courses.
Founded in 1999, the San Miguel Foundation also teaches functional literacy, such as teaching basic reading, writing and modern agricultural technologies to indigenous people. The program has a duration of at least 6 months and are conducted by local NGOS in the identified areas.
The San Miguel Corporation was founded in 1890 and is one of the Philippines most diversified conglomerates, with a workforce of over 15,000 generating close to 3% of the country’s gross national product. The company is best known for San Miguel Beer, its flagship product, which is among the top ten beer brands in the world.
The San Miguel Corporation also grants Grade One to Senior High School beneficiaries of Hope for Change in the Smokey Mountain. The company spent over P200 million alone for education related projects in the past, including construction of classrooms in poor communities and providing scholarships.
The students are entitled to enjoy their scholarships until they finish their programs. The scholars should comply with the academic requirements of the school by maintaining at least an average of 83 and above, with no grade below 80 in all subjects. The students are given hope and the chance to pursue a college degree through this scholarship grant.
- Annual family income less than P120,000 per annum
- Applicant must belong to top 20% of the students per course
- Must qualify in the examination and interview
- Must have good morals
- Applicants must not be recipients of other scholarship programs
- Not a working student
- Full 100% tuition fees
- Miscellaneous expenses
- Monthly allowance
- Book allowance
- Fees for board review, including house rental and meals, and board examination fees
Leadership and communication skills seminar provided yearly for the holistic development of the scholars.
Scholars have the biggest opportunity to be trained by the experts at SMC and be considered for employment at the corporation upon qualifying in the licensure exam.
Further reading, http://www.sanmiguel.com.ph/page/education
Submit your application to
San Miguel Corporation
Attention: San Miguel Foundation Inc.
40 San Miguel Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550
Metro Manila, Philippines
Telephone: 02 632 3000
PO Box 271 Manila Central Post Office
Contact persons: Ms. Camille B. Buenaventura or
Ms. Jennifer E. Rodriguez