The Smart Technology Scholarship Program is Smart’s contribution to nurturing the country’s future engineers and IT professionals. The program started in 2011, offered as a last mile support for graduating ECE and IT students from Smart’s partner state and local colleges and universities under the SWEEP (Smart Wireless Engineering Program) program. Smart is looking for students who could be the future movers and innovators in the communications and technology field.
The Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program is the first of its kind industry academe partnership that seeks to improve the level of technology and engineering education in the Philippines, particularly in the field of Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE).
SWEEP is the only one of its kind industry – academe linkage program in the Philippines that works with a network of 42 colleges and universities all over the country that offer ECE and IT courses. For 11 years, Smart has partnered with these schools to help them produce industry ready graduates or technopreneurs by leveraging on its network, infrastructure and technologies.
Only students who are not recipients of other scholarships may apply for the grant. SWEEP scholars will have tuition subsidy and book allowance per semester plus a monthly stipend.
The scholarship program is open to all full time graduating students taking up Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems and Information and Communication Technology from partner state and local universities and colleges under SWEEP.
Must have an excellent academic record and not be a recipient of other scholarships.
Must be full time graduating students taking up any of the following degree courses
- Electronics Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science or Information Technology
- Industrial Engineering
- Management Information Systems
- Information and Communications Technology
SWEEP scholars will be given school fees payment assistance, monthly stipend and book allowance per semester.
The goal of this program is to support graduating students who are financially constrained to finish that last mile in school. The Smart program make education more accessible to graduating students who excel academically, but may have financial difficulties via the SWEEP scholarship grants.
The program actually started in 2003 and was designed to complement the school’s existing ECE programs by providing schools with a wireless laboratory, continuing education program, and a platform for innovation via the annual SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards.
Further information, http://partners.smart.com.ph/sweep
See the PDF of the application form belowSWEEP Scholarship App Form S.Y. 2015- 16
Send your application to
Public Affairs Department
8/F Smart Tower l
6799 Ayala Avenue, Makati City 1226, Philippines
Fax: 02 511 3100