MUNTINLUPA CITY – In partnership with Muntinlupa City Government, Edukasyon.ph will hold the first and largest international education fair in Southern Metro Manila at Festival Mall Alabang on October 21-22 wherein 18 foreign schools and 5 embassies will be offering study abroad scholarships to Filipino students and professionals.
“There is this misconception that only those excelling or are deemed smart can apply for scholarships. However, these study abroad opportunities are closer than what most Filipinos think. At Edukasyon.ph, we want to break this notion and make studying abroad more accessible to all those who are interested,” Edukasyon.ph Study Abroad Manager Camille Armas said.
“We also want them to know that there are other schools out there besides the known Ivy League universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford among others. There are actually high-quality universities around the world who are interested in onboarding Filipino students,” she added.
Representatives from the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines, Embassy of Japan, British Council, Austrade, and EducationUSA will be at the fair to speak about available scholarships that they offer to Filipino students and professionals.
Schools from Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, and the USA will be present at the fair. Meanwhile, there will also be two international high schools that will showcase international accredited high schools programs and help parents understand the study abroad program for their children.
Edukasyon.ph founder and CEO Henry Motte-Muñoz encouraged students and professionals to take advantage of the study abroad fair to understand the opportunities available to them. “As always, we encourage everyone to go through our online platform, www.edukasyon.ph, to get more information on studying abroad and apply to their dream school,” Motte-Muñoz said.
The Edukasyon.ph event is open to all students, parents, and young working professionals. To register for the event, just go to www.edukasyon.ph/wanderfest. This is part of their efforts to gather many international opportunities in one place in order to offer a range of choice for people who are looking to enhance their skills and knowledge outside the Philippines.
This event is an initiative between Edukasyon.ph and Festival Supermalls Alabang. This is also made possible with the help of City Government of Muntinlupa, Muntinlupa City – Public Employment Service Office (PESO), Muntinlupa City – Gender and Development Office (GAD), ASUS, SMART Communications, Delta Airlines, Guatson International Travel & Tours, Intermatrix, Chevrolet, Shopback, Lazada, Inquirer.net, WhenInManila.Com, and GMA Network.
“We seek to make education reachable to every Filipino child regardless of their social status. Edukasyon.ph empowers students by giving them all the important education to career information that they need,” Motte-Muñoz said.