There are plenty of schools, foundations and other providers in the Philippines that offer college scholarships for each student in dire need of financial assistance.
And if Mindanao has enough schools and scholarships for thousands of learners to choose from, Davao is no exception!
Like all scholarships, Davao’s collection is provided by different kinds of providers that pledge to help those in financial need such as foundations, governments and schools. Each scholarship also offers full or partial discounts for your tuition.
Offered to public and private students, PWU’s scholarship is available for senior high school valedictorians and salutatorians who are each entitled to 100% and 50% tuition fee discounts, respectively. PWC valedictorians and salutatorians are entitled to this scholarship regardless of the number of graduates.
Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. – Holy Cross of Davao College, Inc. (Commerce) Scholarship – Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation, Inc.
Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation’s scholarship provides a fixed amount of P15,000 per semester to certain students until their college graduation. Scholars must also be willing to take their bachelor’s (undergraduate) degree on a full-time basis and must have an average of 85% or higher from the previous semester.
PWC also offers financial assistance to students who show potential in a certain sport. Being a member of PWC’s Varsity Team, however, does not automatically guarantee eligibility in this program.
Founded by renowned chef Gene Gonzalez in 2000, the TESDA-approved culinary arts center also offers partial tuition scholarships for aspiring Filipino chefs who wish to pursue their certificate and diploma programs.
Students who also willing to render four (4) hours of service as office assistants for the university are also entitled to partial tuition discounts, as long as they’ve been a student for at least one semester.
Full tuition scholarships are also offered to working students from Ateneo de Davao University who are in need of financial assistance. Scholarship grants can also extend to the student’s remedial and summer classes, if needed.
This scholarship program is intended for high school graduates who have already passed an accredited school of their choice with an average grade of 85% or higher, and must be able to take business-related courses.
Aside from the aforementioned scholarships, the university is also offering various scholarships to its students, the funds of which have all been allocated by numerous donors and departments.
First established in 1987, the JVR Foundation offers scholarship programs to deserving students who intend to pursue better careers after college graduation. The foundation also provides caregiver scholarship programs to indigent students.
Aside from part-time job opportunities and monthly allowances, chosen scholar applicants will also be allowed to select their specialization in accounting, information technology, engineering, and education.
ChED, along with other government scholarship providers, also have a set of scholarships for students who are in dire need.
In the case of higher education faculty and staff from Ateneo de Davao University who intend to pursue their masters, the Commission on Higher Education can also grant them full tuition scholarships that also cover their monthly stipends, transportation allowances, and dissertation grants.
This scholarship is available to incoming college freshmen who have been recognized by their respective schools as academic achievers upon graduation. It is also open to college freshmen students whose academic standing at the end of the first semester also meets the required grade of the program, regardless of high school graduation standing.
College students who are qualified to join the school’s basketball varsity team are also given financial assistance by the school, as long as they pass both the personality interviews and extensive basketball trainings.
Students who also excel in the field of dance and other performing arts can also avail of full scholarships by the school. Like the Student Athletes Scholarship Program, aspiring scholars have to undergo an interview along with extensive trainings before they can qualify.
This work-study scholarship program is open to high school graduates who wish to pursue both studies and career simultaneously. Through this program, the college aims to expand more opportunities to deserving learners who wish to add more career development skills through learning experiences.
The school also provides needs-based scholarships that are also shouldered by private and government entities, along with other educational plans and foundations.
Veterans Scholarship Grant – Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology – Mati – Main Campus
Open to Filipino students, this scholarship is only open to incoming college freshmen whose parents are government employees.