The SM Foundation Inc. announced that they will start accepting online applications for their full college scholarships from October 15 to December 31, 2019.
The college scholarship includes the choices of specializations in accounting, information technology, engineering, and education in school recognized for the SM Foundation College Scholarship program in Baguio City such as Saint Louis University, University of the Philippines – Baguio, and University of the Cordilleras.
The courses being offered are BS in Accountancy, BS in Accounting Information System, BS in Internal Auditing, BS in Management Accounting, BS in Computer Science BS in Information Technology, BS in Civil Engineering BS in Computer Engineering, BS in Electrical Engineering, BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering / BS in Electronic Engineering, BS in Mechanical Engineering, BS in Elementary Education, BS in Secondary Education major in Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Physics.
To be qualified, applicants must be a graduate of public school in areas covered. Interested applicants who graduated from private schools with DepEd voucher in selected locations must have graduated junior high school from a public school. Applicants should also have a general weighted average grade of at least 88% or its equivalent for Grade 12 - 1st semester. The total household income should be at most P150, 000 per year.
Only online applications will be accepted, strictly no walk-ins are allowed. Candidates must also confirm application within the seven days of submission by logging in to the SM Scholarship Online System.
Required attachments are the following: Parent’s or Guardian’s 2018 Tax Return/ Certification of Non-Filing of Income/ Certificate of Indigency, latest Grade 12 report card, birth certificate, 2x2 ID picture, and a sketch of the direction of the applicant’s home to the nearest SM mall.
Aside from monthly allowance, scholars and may also have part-time job opportunities during semestral and Christmas breaks, exclusive job offers with SM group upon graduation, and other fun-filled activities and enrichment programs.
SM Foundation is the social development arm of the SM Group of Companies. Its programs are focused on providing better access to education, healthcare, and food security through farmers’ training, shelter, and social inclusion.
The SM College Scholarship Program started with the vision of SM patriarch Henry Sy, Sr. to send one child from a less fortunate family to college. After graduation and upon employment, this child could send one sibling to school and thus help provide a better future for the family.
For more details and information, the website thru visit www.sm-foundation.org.( RMC- PIA CAR)
By Redjie Melvic M. Cawis