Because anyone can get a scholarship.
A scholarship is a financial aid given to deserving students for them to be able to continue their education. Almost all senior high schools, universities, and colleges offer scholarship that can help you pay your tuition. However, you should know first the type of scholarship that you will be applying for. These are the seven (7) types of scholarship that you can check!
Academic scholarships are usually related to academic performance but these can also be awarded to an applicant displaying artistic talents or any extracurricular activities involvement or both.
Usual receivers of this scholarship are those who scored at least 95% in an entrance examination or who are graduating with honors such as valedictorian or salutatorian. This offer also covers the whole tuition fee plus other miscellaneous expenses of the students such as dormitory, living allowance/stipend, book allowance and the like. However, some institutions only pay for the basic tuition fee, so you should always double check the terms and exact coverage of the scholarship.
If you scored 90-94% in the entrance examination or part of the honorable mentions of the graduating batch, you can get a chance in this scholarship! This one covers half of the total tuition fee amount together with as well as 50% of the value of the other benefits that the full scholars enjoy. However, some institutions only pay for the basic tuition fee, so you should always double check the terms and exact coverage of the scholarship.
Meanwhile, this scholarship are for those who are student leaders in their academic life. You can ask for this scholarship if you were a president in the student council or any major organizations, team captain in the varsity team or an official in the Sangguniang Kabataan.
For those who are competing for Palarong Pambansa or outstanding school athletes, you can avail this scholarship! This can cover all or part of the tuition and may also include monthly stipend, since being a student-athlete is also full-time job. The scholarship varies depending on the terms of the scholarship because some schools will require you to maintain a certain grade while other schools require consistent excellent athletic performance on college.
There are corporations and foundations who offer scholarships to graduates who have potential leadership skills after finishing high school. Information on the type of scholarship are available at the Office of the Student Affairs in the institution you are interested to enroll in.
There are also other scholarships offered by other organizations or schools. These can be:
- Vocational Scholarships – open for those who would like to take technical-vocational-livelihood courses for their senior high or higher education plans.
- Military Scholarships – open for those who are a child of those serving in the armed force or the police force.
- Scholarships for Children of Government Employees – open for those who are a child of government wrokers or in the civil duties.