UP Office of Scholarships and Student Services

Scholarships




List of Scholarships

Manuel E. Arguilla Scholarship

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Applicants must be a bona fide students of the College of Arts and Letters;
2. Must have at least one semester’s residence in the college;
3. Must have enrolled in at least 15 units during the immediately preceding semester, if undergraduate students; at least 9 units if graduate;
4. Must have passed all the subjects enrolled in during the immediately preceding semester;
5. Must show proof of talent in creative writing in terms of published work of manuscript.

Benefit

1. P3,000 per semester.

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Scholarship For Foreign Students (Master's Program)

Effective 1st semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must have obtained a minimum GWA of "1.75";
2. Must be admitted/enrolled in any graduate degree program in the University of the Philippines.

Benefits

1. Free school fees except student fund
2. Monthly stipend of P2,500
3. Book allowance of P3,000

Deadline of application : June 15, 2017

Beta Sigma Northwest Scholarship

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. must be a member of good standing of the BETA Sigma Fraternity who is enrolled in the University of the Philippines System (all CUs except UP Los Baños);
2. if an entering freshman, must have passed the UPCAT; if already enrolled, must have obtained an average grade of “2.5” or better and must have carried a load of at least 15 units with no grade of “5.0” or unremoved “4.0” or “Inc.” in the semester immediately preceding the application;
3. must belong to a family whose parents’ annual gross income is less than P500,000.00;
4. must be enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of the award of the grant;
5. must not have been the subject of any disciplinary action

Benefits

1. School fees as assessed but not to exceed – P12,000/sem.
2. Book allowance – P1,500/sem.
3. Monthly stipend at P1,500 x 5 months – P7,500/sem.
4. Transportation allowance P250 per month – P1,250.00/sem.

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Wheelchair & Disabled Association Of The Philippines, Inc. (Wdap) Scholarship Study Grant

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualification

1. Recipients must qualify for admission to the University and must be physically handicapped.

Benefit

1. Actual interest earnings of the funds but not exceeding P5,000/semester.

Slot(s) Available: 1

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Scholarship Program For Foreign Students (Doctoral Program)

Qualifications

1. Must have obtained a minimum GWA of "1.50";
2. Must be admitted/enrolled in any doctoral degree program in the University of the Philippines.

Benefits

1. Free school fees except student fund
2. Monthly stipend of P2,500
3. Book allowance of P3,000
4. Thesis allowance of P3,000
5. Dissertation allowance of P6,000

Deadline of application : June 15, 2017

Cayo Alzona Undergraduate Scholarship Grant (Up Los Baños)

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a senior B.S. Agriculture student at the College of Agriculture in UP Los Baños;
2. Must have an average of at least "2.0" and is enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of application;
3. Must not have a grade of "5.0" or unremoved grade of "4.0" or "inc" in the semester immediately preceding the application;
4. Must be of good moral character and must not have been the subject of any disciplinary action by the University of the Philippines.

Benefit

1. P8,000 per semester

Deadline of application : April 20, 2017

Atty. Julio S. Macaranas, Jr. Scholarship

Qualifications

1. Must have been admitted to the University, subject to the University of the Philippines College of Admission Test (UPCAT);
2. Must be a regular freshman student enrolled in any of the following degree programs of the University: BA Broadcast Communication, BA Communication Research, BA Journalism, BS Tourism, BS HRIM, Juris Doctor.
3. Must have obtained a GWA of at least "2.75" with no grade of "5.00" or unremoved "4.00" or "Inc" in the semester immediately preceding the application;
4. Must not be a recipient of any scholarship grant or Full Discount with Stipend;
5. Must be enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of the award of the grant;
6. Must have qualified for Full Discount (FD) under Socialized Tuition System (STS);
7. Must not have been held liable in any disciplinary action.

Benefit

1. Monthly stipend @ P3,500.00 x 5 months - P17,500.00 per semester.

Deadline of application : Aug. 15, 2017

Student Assistance Fund For Education For Scholarship (Safe Scholarship)

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a Filipino citizen;
2. Must have passed the UPCAT;
3. Must have passed all the subjects;
4. Must be financially needy (parents’ annual gross income must not exceed P300,000).
5. Must be FIRST YEAR student enrolled in the following: • College of Education (2 slots) • English Studies (1 slot) • BS Mathematics (2 slots) • Engineering, any 4 yr course (3rd year, 1 slot)

Benefit

1. P7,500 per semester

Deadline of application : April 20, 2017

Mgrpi (Mercedes Gimenez Rodgers Phil., Inc. Scholarship Grant)

Qualifications

1. Must be a bona fide Graduating students of the University of the Philippines System (CEBU, Diliman, and Los Baños);
2. Must be enrolled in any business related degree program of the University;
3. Must have obtained a general weighted average of "3.00" or better and must have carried a load of at least 15 units with no grade of "5.00" or unremoved "4.00" or "inc" in the semester immediately preceding the application;
4. Must be enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of the award of the grant;
5. Must be financially needy (parents' annual gross income must not exceed P300,000);
6. Must not have been the subject of any disciplinary action.

Benefits

1. Book allowance - P4,000.00/semester
2. Monthly stipend at P3,000 x 5 months - P15,000.00/semester
3. School fees as assessed but not to exceed P20,000.00/semester

Deadline of application : July 14, 2017

Francisco Benitez Scholarship

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Open to male freshman or sophomore B.S. Education students, but exception may be made in case specially needy and meritorious students in junior or senior year with the following qualifications;
2. must be a natural born Filipino citizens;
3. must have a weighted average of "2.5" or better in the semester immediately preceding the application;
4. must have no grade of "5" or "4" and have carried a normal load in the semester immediately preceding the application; any grade of "Inc." must be removed on or before the last day for late registration of the following semester;
5. must come from a family whose parents' annual gross income does not exceed P100,000; must not have been the subject of any disciplinary action; must not be enjoying any other scholarship or financial assistance.

Benefit

1. P7,500 per semester

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Augusto A. Alzona Scholarship Grant

Effective 1st Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a Senior B.S. Mathematics student;
2. has completed at least 45 units in Mathematics with an average of at least “2.0” and is enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of award;
3. does not have a grade of “5.0” or unremoved grade of “4.0” or “Inc.” in the immediately preceding semester;
4. is of good moral character as evidenced by a certificate issued by any one of the following: Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Director of Student Affairs Dean of the College, a faculty member of the University
5. is recommended by the Chairman of the Department of Mathematics

Benefit

1. P10,000 per semester.

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Dean Armando J. Malay Memorial Scholarship In Journalism

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a bona fide third year BA Journalism student in UP Diliman;
2. Must have obtained an average of “2.5” or better for a load of at least 15 units with no grade of “5.00” or unremoved grade of “4.00” or “Inc.” in the immediately preceding semester;
3. Must be enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of the award of the grant;
4. Must have graduated from a public school.

Benefit

1. P2,000 per semester

Slot(s) Available: 1

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Carlos Palanca Foundation

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must belong to underprivileged family with parents’ annual gross income of not more than P300,000.00 a year;
2. Must be an incoming freshman student enrolled in UP Diliman and UP Mindanao;
3. Must undergo and passed the UPCAT;
4. Must not be a holder of any other scholarship or financial assistance. In case he/she holds or gets another scholarship/financial assistance, the student must inform the UP Office of Scholarships and Student Services (OSSS) so that there will be no duplication of benefits;
5. Must be enroll in B.A. Malikhaing Pagsulat, B.A. Araling Filipino major in Malikhaing Pagsulat or Creative Writing at U.P. Diliman or U.P Mindanao, or any other U.P. campus where the degree of Bachelor of Arts, major in Creative Writing/Malikhaing Pagsulat is offered.
6. Must not have been the subject of disciplinary action by the University of the Philippines.
7. Must be inclined towards literature as supported by literary works submitted to the screening committee.

Benefits

1. Book allowance – P4,000/semester;
2. School fees as assessed but not to exceed P20,000.00;
3. Monthly stipend (P3,000.00/mo. X 5 months) – P15,000/semester;
4. Transportation and other miscellaneous Expenses (P500/mo. X 5 months) – P2,500.00/sem.

Slot(s) Available: 3

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

U.P. Presidential Scholarship Grant (Undergraduate Program)

Effective 1st semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must have obtained a minimum GWA of "1.75" for a load of at least 15 academic units with no grade of "5.00". unremoved "4.00" or "inc" in the semester immediately following the application.
2. Must be a natural born Filipino citizen;
3. Must be a bonafide student enrolled in any undergraduate degree program in the University of the Philippines System;

Benefits

1. Book allowance of P2,000.00/semester
2. Free school fees except student fund;
3. Monthly stipend of P2,000.00

Deadline of application : June 15, 2017

U.P. Presidential Scholarship Grant (Master's Program)

Effective 1st semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a natural born Filipino citizen;
2. Must be a bonafide student enrolled in any Master's degree program in the University of the Philippines System;
3. Must have obtained a minimum GWA of "1.75" for a load of at least 9 academic units with no grade of "5.00", unemoved "4.0" or "inc" in the semester immediately following the application;
4. Students graduated from universities or colleges other than University of the Philippines must have earned at least (9 units) upon application.

Benefits

1. Free school fees except student fund;
2. Book allowance of P3,000.00/semester.
3. Monthly stipend of P2,500.00;

Deadline of application : June 15, 2017

U.P. Presidential Scholarship Grant (Doctoral Program)

Effective 1st semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must have obtained a minimum GWA of "1.75" for a load of at least 9 academic units with no grade of "5.00", unremoved "4.0" or "inc" in the semester immediately following the application;
2. Must be a natural born Filipino citizen;
3. Must be a bonafide student enrolled in any Doctoral program in the University of the Philippines System;
4. Doctoral students who have taken their Masteer's program from universities or colleges other than University of the Philippines must have earned at least (9 units) upon application.

Benefits

1. Monthly stipend of P2,500.00;
2. Book allowance of P3,000.00/semester.
3. Free school fees except student fund;

Deadline of application : June 15, 2017

U.P. Presidential Leadership Grant (Undergraduate Program)

Effective 1st semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. must be enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of the award.
2. Must have a general weighted average of at least "2.75" with no unremoved grade of "Inc.;
3. Must not have been the subject of disciplinary action worse than a five-day class suspension;
4. Must have a potential for leadership as shown in membership in student councils, organizations, debates, clubs, etc.;
5. Must be at least sophomore in standing at the time of the application;

Benefits

1. Monthly stipend of P2,000.00;
2. Book allowance of P2,000.00 per semester.
3. Free school fess except student fund (including summer if required in the curriculum);

Deadline of application : June 15, 2017

U.P. Presidential Leadership Grants (Master's Program)

Effective 1st semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be enrolled in at least 9 units at the time of the award.
2. must have a general weighted average of at least "1.75" with no unremoved grade of "Inc.";
3. Must not have been the subject of disciplinary action worse than a five-day class suspension;
4. Must have a potential for leadership as shown in membership in student councils, organizations, debates, clubs, etc.;

Benefits

1. Thesis allowance of P5,000.00.
2. Monthly stipend of P2,500.00;
3. Book allowance of P3,000.00;
4. Free school fees except student fund (including summer if required in the curriculum);

Deadline of application : June 15, 2017

Coca-Cola Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a Filipino citizen;
2. Must be financially deserving. A student is financially deserving if his/her financial situation qualifies him/her for STFAP Bracket 7 or lower;
3. Must have obtained a general weighted average of at least “2.50” during the semester immediately preceding the application with no grade of “5.00” or unremoved grade of “4.00” or “Inc.”;
4. must be a 3rd year student enrolled in BS Elementary Education
5. Must study on a full time basis and must carry the normal load;
6. Must not be a recipient of any other scholarship that will make the combined monthly stipend more than P5,000.00;
7. Must not have been found guilty of participating in any violent incident such as hazing and/or fraternity rumbles, whether on campus or off campus;
8. Must not have been found guilty of cheating or committing any act of misconduct.

Benefit

1. Interest earnings of the fund, not exceeding P37,000.00 per year.

Slot(s) Available: 1

Deadline of application : April 20, 2017

Emilia A. Alzona Undergraduate Scholarship Grant

Effective 1st Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a full-time senior student in the College of Education;
2. Must be of good moral character as evidenced by a certificate issued by any of the following: Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs Dean of the College, a faculty member of the College
3. Must have a weighted average of at least “2.0” or better and must not have a grade of “5.00” or unremoved grade of “4.00” or “Inc” during the immediately preceding semester;
4. Must be actively involved in co-curricular activities as evidenced by supporting documents.

Benefit

1. P10,000 per semester.

Deadline of application : April 20, 2017

Prof. Victoria D. Reidenbach Scholarship

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be a first year student enrolled in BS Chemistry;
2. Must have passed the UPCAT;
3. Must carry a load of at least 15 units every semester.

Benefit

1. Actual interest earnings of the funds but not to exceed P10,000 per semester.

Deadline of application : April 20, 2017

Insular Life Foundation (Bs Mathematics)

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must not be a recipient of any other scholarship.
2. Must be financially needy (parents’ annual gross income must not exceed P500,000);
3. Must not have been held liable for any disciplinary action worse than a five-day class suspension;
4. Must be enrolled in at least 15 units at the time of the award of the grant;
5. Must be an incoming 1st year, and must have passed the UPCAT;
6. Must be a bona fide student of UP Diliman enrolled in BS Mathematics;

Benefits

1. Transportation allowance of P50/day x 30 days x 5 months – P3,000.00
2. Monthly stipend of P5,000/month.
3. Tuition and miscellaneous fees as assessed but not to exceed P25,000/semester.

Slot(s) Available: 2

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Upaa-Tomas S. Fonacier, Delfin J. Jaranilla, Et Al., Scholarship For Cultural Minorities In The Phil

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. must be financially needy (parents' annual gross income must not exceed P200,000); must not have been the subject of any disciplinary action worse than a five-day class suspension.
2. must have qualified for admission; if already enrolled, must have a weighted average of at least "2.5" during the immediately preceding semester;
3. An applicant for the grant must be a bona fide freshman student of the University of the Philippines;
4. must be enrolled in any four or five-year degree program and must carry a normal load of at least 15 units per semester;

Benefits

1. School fees as assessed but not to exceed up to P6,500/sem.
2. Book allowance of P1,000/sem.
3. Stipend of P1,500/month
4. Board and lodging at P1,500/month
5. Transportation allowance

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Bank Of Tokyo - Mitsubishi

BS BA, BS BAA, BS Economics, Law (3 slots - First year) Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. must be a Filipino citizen;
2. must have obtained a general weighted average of at least “2.50” in all subjects taken;
3. must not have been found guilty of violation of any rule and regulations of the University, including but not limited to hazing and/or fraternity rumbles, whether on-campus or off-campus.
4. must not have a grade of “5.00” or unremoved “4.00” or” incomplete”;

Benefits

1. School fees – P6,000/sem.
2. Book allowance – P1,000/sem.
3. Monthly stipend of P1,000 x 5 months
4. Board and Lodging allowance of P1,000 x 5 months
5. Transportation allowance of P200 x 5 months.

Slot(s) Available: 1

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Angelo King Foundation

2 slots Physics (effective 1st semester, AY 2016-2017).

Qualifications

1. For freshman, must have qualified for admission in the University of the Philippines by passing the UPCAT;
2. For Junior and Senior students, must have an average of at least "2.5" or better in the previous semester with no grade of "5.00" or "Incomplete".

Benefit

1. P12,000 per semester

Slot(s) Available: 2

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Up Sigma Alpha Sorority Alumnae Association Scholarship Grant

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. must be favorably endorsed by the current Prime Sister Exemplar and President of the UP Sigma Alpha Sorority Alumnae Association.
2. a member of the UP Sigma Alpha Sorority;
3. Carries a load of at least 15 units for the current semester;
4. obtained an average grade of "2.0" or better with no grade of "5.0", unremoved "4.0" or "Inc." in the semester immediately preceding the application;
5. must be a bona fide female student of the University of the Philippines Diliman, currently enrolled in any four-year degree program;

Benefit

1. Interest earnings of the fund.

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017

Dr. Jose And Celestina Raymundo Scholarship Fund

Effective First Semester, AY 2017-2018.

Qualifications

1. Must be financially needy (income must not exceed P400,000).
2. Applicants must be descendants of Dr. Jose and Celestina Raymundo, as identified by the Trustee. A family tree will be provided to include the current members. Future members will be certified by birth certificates and signatures of Trustees;
3. Must have passed the UPCAT;
4. Must obtained a General Weighted Average of at least "2.00" in the semester immediately preceding application;

Benefits

Deadline of application : July 31, 2017