General Requirements, Policies and Guidelines of University Scholarships and Grants

As a general rule, scholarships are awarded to students who meet the minimum criteria set by the University through the Scholarship Committee.

General Statements: 

  1. A scholarship is a privilege and not a right. It carries with it certain responsibilities and duties.
  2. Students may apply for the various scholarships offered by the University, the awarding of the scholarship will be based on the decision of the Scholarship Committee.
  3. Students applying for scholarships will be notified of the result before the start of the enrollment period.
  4. Scholarships are awarded only to full-time students based on their curriculum, with demonstrated financial need and academic merit.
  5. Scholarships are subject to availability of funds, thus, every year the university determines the number of scholarships and aid that will be available to incoming first year continuing scholars.
  6. To maximize financial assistance to as many students as possible, awarding of a scholarship will be limited to one family member only, unless otherwise stipulated by the donor/s.
  7. University scholars are chosen according to rank (based on identified parameters) and the number of scholarships available for the year.
  8. The education of the student is not the sole responsibility of the school. The student and his/her family are also expected to contribute (e.g. through earnings, assets, savings and even borrowings against future earnings) to the education costs incurred during the student’s study in ۲Ƶ.

General Guidelines:

  1. Students who wish to apply for a scholarship grant must comply with the minimum requirements on the set deadline.
  2. Continuing scholars need to re-apply during the prescribed period. Non-compliance means automatic dropping from the Roster of Scholars.
  3. Once the Roster of Scholars is drawn up, late applicants who fulfill the minimum conditions shall no longer be considered.
  4. Successful candidates are required to sign the Scholarship Agreement indicating their acceptance of the terms and conditions of the scholarship.
  5. Transferees can apply for a scholarship provided they come from accredited schools (PAASCU, PACUCOA, ACSU-ACI, PASUC, etc.).
  6. Continuing students applying for special scholarships and grants-in-aid with the exception of the Service Scholarships (Aid to Athletes, Band, Campus Choristers and Dance Troupe) must have demonstrated an earnest effort by being self-sufficient in addressing one’s educational need.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS & PROCEDURES

Applicants submit scholarship application requirements through this:

  • 1st year College –
  • Junior High School –
  • Senior High School –
  • Continuing New Applicant for College in SU-
  • Transferee-
  • Medical School –
  • Entrance Honor Scholarship –

Qualified applicants will be interviewed by the Student Aid Committee.

New Applicants:

  1. Accomplished application form accompanied by a personal letter of application. On the blank space below, briefly write an essay about yourself, your goals in life and why you need this special scholarship and what it will mean to you if granted.
  2. Photocopy of Form 138.
  3. Certification of honor/graduation rank from the High School Principal.
  4. Latest income tax return or Certification as non-filer from the local BIR.
  5. Recommendations from two (2) uninterested reliable persons from his/her community but not politicians and relatives, stating the economic condition of the family.
  6. Certification from the District Conference stating that her/his parent/s are practicing pastor/s to a local church (state the name & location of the church) and the duration of the appointment. (for UCCP Pastor’s children)
  7. Certification from the District Superintendent that will certify that the applicant is a son/daughter of an ordained minister of the United Methodist church (state the name & location of the church) and the duration of the appointment. (for United Methodist Ministers’ Children)

Continuing Applicants:

  1. Accomplished application form accompanied by a personal letter of application. On the blank space below, briefly write an essay about yourself, your goals in life and why you need this special scholarship and what it will mean to you if granted.
  2. Certified TQPA of 2.5 or better from the College.
  3. Latest income tax return or Certification as non-filer from the local BIR of both parents.
  4. Endorsement from the College Dean.
  5. Certification from the District Conference stating that her/his parent/s are practicing pastor/s to a local church (state the name & location of the church) and the duration of the appointment. (for UCCP Pastor’s children)

 

Transferee

  1. Accomplished application form. On a separate sheet of paper, briefly write an essay about yourself, your goals in life and why you need this special scholarship and what it will mean to you if granted.
  2. Photocopy of Informative Copy of Record (TOR) with a TQPA of 2.5 or better.
  3. Latest income tax return or Certification as non-filer from the local BIR of both parents.
  4. Certification from the District Conference stating that her/his parent/s are practicing pastor/s to a local church (state the name & location of the church) and the duration of the appointment. (for UCCP Pastor’s children)
  5. Certification from the District Superintendent that will certify that the applicant is a son/daughter of an ordained minister of the United Methodist ۲Ƶ (state the name & location of the church) and the duration of the appointment. (for United Methodist Ministers’ Children)
  6. All incomplete grades must be completed on or before the following semester’s Midterm Week before any financial assistance can be considered.
  7. All applications must be submitted on or before the designated deadline set by the SSAD office.
  8. Recipients must maintain the stipulated TQPA of the scholarship grant and must not have a grade below 2.0, F, W, or NG in any subject enrolled in the semester.
  9. No two or more Comprehensive and Substantial Scholarships are awarded except for Partial Scholarships and Service Scholarships.
  10. Recipients of Special Scholarships may also apply for Academic Scholarships.
  11. In the case of University Honor Scholars, the corresponding honor attached to it shall be conferred on the student through an Honor Certificate, in lieu of any monetary consideration.
  12. With the exception of the Service Scholarships, all the other scholarships, financial aid, grants, or special privileges/benefits administered by the university observes the ‘No Cash Out’ policy.
  13. Recipients of the Service Scholarships may receive the monetary benefit when school obligations are fully paid.
  14. The special scholarship grant can be availed for eight (8) semesters for a 4-year course/program and ten (10) semesters for a 5-year course/program which is subject to renewal/evaluation every semester. Shiftees can avail of Grants-in-Aid with the remaining semesters of the new program.
  15. Children of faculty and staff members are not eligible for Special Scholarships and Grants-in-Aid except for Service Scholarship.

Criteria:

  1. Applicants must belong to the first 5 ranks of the graduating class.
  2. Applicant for Portal Scholarship must belong to the top 10 of the graduating class.
  3. The family annual income of the applicant must not be more than Php350,000.00.
  4. Applicant is willing to enroll in a priority course subscribed by the university for Portal Scholarship recipients.

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SY 2024-2025

Mariano Lao (please inquire from the Junior High School Office)

۲Ƶ University High School Class ’48 Fund, Inc.
Open to underprivileged but academically deserving incoming Grade 7 student with a General Average of 88% with no grade below 85%. Covers Tuition and Miscellaneous

SUHS 1973 Scholarship Fund
For incoming Grade 7 student with a General Average of 85% with no grade below 80%.
Covers P 10,000.00 per school year

Aid to Minister’s Children
For children of UCCP pastors who are currently assigned to a local church. Incoming first year college students must have a High School General Average of 85%. Covers P10,000.00/semester

Senior High School Scholarship
For Entering Grade 11 students belonging to the Top 5 ranks of the Junior High School graduating class.
Covers P15,000.00/semester

Abby Jacobs
For incoming first year students enrolled in the English Department. Covers Tuition and Fees

Aid to Minister’s Children
For children of UCCP pastors who are currently assigned to a local church. Incoming first year college students must have a High School General Average of 85% and higher and a 2.5 TQPA or higher for continuing students. Covers P10,000.00/semester

Bob and Metta ۲Ƶ Scholarship
For students with excellent academic performance and leadership potentials and high involvement in church and dramatics. Preferably for Engineering and Computer related courses.
Covers Tuition Fee and book allowance

Buot-Yandell Endowment Fund: LEONILA M. LAGRITO LIBRARY SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
For incoming first year student in Library Science. Covers Tuition Fee

Class 2015
Rank 1 Senior High Graduate who is financially challenged. Covers Tuition Fee

Delia J. Amor
For incoming first year student who is academically deserving and financially needy students in the College of Nursing. Covers P 25,000.00

Dr. Avelex S. Amor Medical Fellowship
For incoming first year student who is academically deserving but financially challenge students in Medical School. Covers P 25,000.00 per semester

Edna and Roy Bell
For Theology students and those studying church music. Covers Tuition & Fees

Estate of Clifford Matthews
For incoming first year student who is financially challenged. Covers Tuition & Fees

The Dr. Arthur and Hope Estolloso Crisostomo Medical Scholarship
For incoming first year student who is academically deserving and financially challenged students. Must
be willing to serve for a minimum of two (2) years in their hometown or province or any rural area.
Covers Tuition & Fees, Board and Lodging in regular dormitory and P 30,000.00 stipend per semester to cover expenses for uniforms, books, and other materials

Gerardo and Angustias Imperial Scholarship
For incoming first year student in Chemistry or Home Economics (ND). Covers Tuition Fee

Gov. Perdices F. Mariano Scholarship
Open to all academically deserving students pursuing a degree in Home Economics, Agriculture, Social Work and other courses in community development. Covers 50% Tuition Fee

Henrietta Doltz Puhaty Nursing Scholarship
For incoming first year student who is academically deserving and financially needy students in the College of Nursing. Must have an unquestionable moral integrity, conduct and behavior.
Covers Tuition & Fees

Henry S. Langheim Memorial Scholarship
For dependents of SUMCFI employees. Incoming first year college students must have a High School General Average of 85% or higher and a 2.0 TQPA or higher for continuing student.
Benefit: Graduated system of educational assistance.

Honor Freshmen Law Entrance Scholarship
For incoming first year Law students with a baccalaureate degree from ۲Ƶ University with Latin Honor. Covers Tuition Fee

International Christian Scholarship Foundation (ICSF)

  • For incoming first year Medical school students with a QPA of at least 3.0 in the baccalaureate degree and with National Medical Admissions Test (NMAT) percentile of 60 & above; preferably with Latin Honor.
  • For incoming first-year students enrolled in any of the following fields: education, ecology; community and/or agricultural development; theology, communication; economics.

Covers Tuition Fee

Jose Baccay Scholarship
For incoming first year students from Bicol Region. Covers Tuition & Fees

Jose/Josefa Demeterio Scholarship Fund
For incoming first year students majoring in Chemistry or Pre-Medical. Covers Tuition and Fees

Josefa F. del Carmen Endowed Student Scholarship Fund
For incoming first year students who has been accepted for the admissions to the college of Business Administration. Covers Tuition & Fees

Juan and Estrella Aguilar Saturnino Scholarship
Open to all Bacolod area High School graduates. Covers Tuition & Fees

Leopoldo T. Ruiz Scholarship
For incoming first year students in Sociology, Anthropology and Education major in Mathematics or English with high academic performance. Covers Tuition & Fees

Portal Scholarship
For incoming first year students. Covers 75% of the Tuition Fee.
Courses:
• Sciences – Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
• Arts – Sociology, Public Administration
• Education – English, Math, Preschool, ND, Library Sciences
• Business – Economic, Office System Administration, Entrepreneurship
• Engineering – Architecture

Respicio and Natividad Lado Endowment Scholarship and Relief Fund
For incoming first year students. Preferably student must be from either the cities of Tanjay or Bais.
Covers P 5,000.00/semester

Rev. Leonardo G. and Luisita D. Dia Memorial Scholarship
To all academically deserving students who wish to acquire a degree in Bachelor of Theology major in Pastoral Ministry. Covers P 10,000.00/semester

Rolando Villanueva del Carmen Academic Excellence Scholarship for College
For incoming first year students belonging to the top 4 of the Senior High School graduating class.
Covers Tuition & Fees, board and lodging, book allowance as may be determined by the Student Aid Committee.

Rolando Villanueva Magdamo Memorial Fund
Rank 1 in Senior High School, ۲Ƶ University.
Covers P 25,000.00/semester

Romeo P. Ariniego Scholarship for Medical Education
Open only to Filipino citizens who are among the top 10% graduates of qualified baccalaureate degree programs in any public or private school in the Philippines, with a National Medical Admission (NMAT) percentile rank of 75 and above. Covers: 1) Tuition and Fees, 2) Books and basic Equipment and Devices, 3) Board and Lodging and 4) Monthly Stipend
• First Priority
Children or qualified dependents of ۲Ƶ University Staff
Personnel whose current salaries are within the lowest 20% bracket and who are not members of any organization from which and through which education and other economic benefits can be derived for children and beneficiaries.
• Second Priority
Children or qualified dependents of families who are residents of Dumaguete for at least 7 years, and who have graduated from the government’s 4Ps program as officially certified under oath by the City DSWD officer.
Or
Children or qualified dependents of families who are residents of Dumaguete for at least 7 years, and who belong to the lowest income bracket (equivalent to tax exempt) under Commission on Higher Education (CHED) scholarship guidelines.
• Third Priority
Children or qualified dependents of families who are residents of any of the local government units (LGU) in Negros Oriental for at least 7 years, and who have graduated from the government’s 4Ps program as officially certified under oath by the municipality or city or provincial DSWD officer.
Or
Children or qualified dependents of families who are residents of Negros oriental for at least 7 years, and who belong to the lowest income bracket (equivalent to tax exempt) under Commission on Higher Education (CHED) scholarship guidelines.

۲Ƶ University Golden Rule Scholarship
For incoming first year students from Negros Oriental who is active professing Christians.
Covers P 25,000.00/semester

Tenorio-Mendiola Scholarship
Rank 1 Senior High Graduate from Samar or Negros Oriental. Covers Tuition Fee (freshman year only)

United Methodist Ministers’ Children Scholarship
For incoming first year students whose parents/s is an ordained minister of United Methodist of the Philippines. Covers Tuition Fee

UT Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
For incoming first year student who is academically deserving and financially needy students.
Covers Tuition & Fees and Living Allowance

Benita/Albino Lopez Scholarship
For continuing full time Bachelor of Music students with high academic performance and economically challenged with a Term Quality Point Average (TQPA) of 2.75 or higher. Covers Partial Tuition Fee

Dr. Hubert Reynolds Endowment Scholarship Fund
For junior students of the Social Work program. Covers Partial Tuition Fee

Farrah M. Marasco Scholarship Fund
Open to all academically deserving students pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a CQPA of 2.5 or better. Covers Partial Tuition Fee
Freddie V. Aquino & Family Scholarship
For incoming sophomore students in the College of Business Administration with a CQPA of 3.0 or better who is from the Province of Negros Oriental. Preferably an orphan. Covers P15,000.00/semester

Jesus and Maria Cynthia Tanega Endowed Scholarship
For senior BS Chemistry students who are into thesis writing with a CQPA of at least 3.0. CoversP10,000.00

Josefa Del Carmen Endowment Scholarship Grant
For senior Business students who are expected to graduate on May 2025 who belongs to the top 10% of his/her graduating class and with a Cumulative Quality Point Average (CQPA) of at least 3.0. Covers P25,000.00/semester

Judge Alvin L. Tan Memorial Law Scholarship
For continuing students enrolled in the College of Law. Covers Tuition Fee

Panday Tinig Scholarship
For junior and senior student in the College of Performing and Visual Arts majoring in Choral Conducting or Composition with a TQPA of 3.0 or higher. Covers Partial Tuition Fee.

Power C.V.
For continuing student in Nutrition and Dietetics. Covers Partial Tuition Fee

Paul Smith
For continuing senior student in the College of Engineering. Covers Partial Tuition Fee

Respicio and Natividad Lado Endowment Scholarship and Relief Fund
For incoming junior or senior student. One (1) from the Business Administration major in Accountancy and One (1) from the Bachelor of Science degree major in Elementary Education.
Covers P 7,500.00/semester

Robert James Michael and Elizabeth Sy Michael Grant for Work Students
For senior student assistants who has work in one of the offices in the University for at least 2 continuous semesters and has rendered 200 hours in the previous school year with a TQPA of 2.5 or better.
Covers P 25,000.00/semester

Rudy and Ruby Abiera Figueroa Scholarship Endowment Fund
For incoming junior or senior student who is academically deserving and financially challenged students.
Covers P 20,000.00/semester

SUCN Batch 1989 Scholarship
For continuing Nursing students with a CQPA of 2.0 and a cumulative grade of 2.2 in nursing subjects. Covers P 10,000.00/semester

Wentworth Uytengsu Memorial Scholarship
For continuing students enrolled in the College of Law. Covers Tuition plus books


Adlai Amor University Scholarship
For Mass Communication students. Covers PhP15,000.

Alexander Geopano Amor Scholarship
For Mass Communication students. Covers PhP15,000.

Benita/Albino Lopez Scholarship
For continuing full-time Bachelor of Music students with high academic performance and economically challenged with a Term Quality Point Average (TQPA) of 2.75 or higher. Covers Partial Tuition Fee.

Daniel Fissell Music Scholarship
For a junior Theology student majoring in Liturgy and Music with a Cumulative Quality Point Average (CQPA) of 3.0 or higher. Covers Tuition & Fees.

Dr. Hubert Reynolds Endowment Scholarship Fund
For junior students of the Social Work program. Covers Partial Tuition Fee.

Farrah M. Marasco Scholarship Fund
Open to all academically deserving students pursuing a degree in Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a CQPA of 2.5 or better. Covers Partial Tuition Fee.

Freddie V. Aquino & Family Scholarship
For incoming sophomore students in the College of Business Administration with a CQPA of 3.0 or better who is from the Province of Negros Oriental. Preferably an orphan. Covers PhP15,000/semester.

Jesus and Maria Cynthia Tanega Endowed Scholarship
For senior BS Chemistry students who are into thesis writing with a CQPA of at least 3.0. Covers PhP10,000.

Josefa del Carmen Endowment Scholarship Grant
For senior Business students who are expected to graduate on March 2024 who belong to the top 10% of their graduating class and with a Cumulative Quality Point Average (CQPA) of at least 3.0. Covers PhP25,000/semester.

Jose/Josefa Demeterio Scholarship Fund
For continuing junior students majoring in Chemistry or Pre-Medical course with a CQPA of at least 3.0.  Covers Tuition and Fees.

Judge Alvin L. Tan Memorial Law Scholarship
For continuing students enrolled in the College of Law. Covers Tuition Fee.

Manuel and Conception Utzurrum Scholarship Fund
For incoming junior or senior students who are financially challenged. Priority will be given to students in the Biological Sciences or Environmental studies. Covers Tuition Fee.

Panday Tinig Scholarship
For junior and senior students in the College of Performing and Visual Arts majoring in Choral Conducting or Composition with a TQPA of 3.0 or higher. Covers Partial Tuition Fee.

Respicio and Natividad Lado Endowment Scholarship and Relief Fund
For incoming junior or senior student.  One (1) from the Business Administration major in Accountancy and One (1) from the Bachelor of Science degree major in Elementary Education. Covers P 7,500.00/semester

SUCN Batch 1989 Scholarship
For continuing Nursing students with a CQPA of 2.0 and a cumulative grade of 2.2 in nursing subjects. Covers PhP10,000/semester.

Wentworth Uytengsu Memorial Scholarship
For continuing students enrolled in the College of Law. Covers Tuition plus books.


For Music Scholarship, please inquire from the College of Performing and Visual Arts (COPVA).
For Law Scholarship, please inquire from the College of Law.
For Divinity Scholarship, please inquire from the Divinity School.

SCHOLARSHIPS, RESEARCH AND TRAVEL GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT

The Environmental Conservation and Sustainability Committee (ECSC) of the ۲Ƶ University Alumni and Council of North America (SUACONA) is pleased to announce funding opportunities for highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and research affiliates at ۲Ƶ University who are pursuing studies and research on environmental conservation and sustainability.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS – will cover tuition fees and thesis/dissertation expenses of graduate students and thesis expenses of undergraduate students pursuing studies on environmental conservation and sustainability. Depending on performance and funds available, scholarships can be renewable.
    • Application Requirements:
      1. Application letter.
      2. Two recommendation letters from a faculty member and research adviser/mentor.
      3. For dissertation grants, a brief research proposal describing the goals, the relevance of the study, methodology and budget.
      4. Official copy of transcript showing a G.P.A. of at least 3.0.
      5. Carries full academic load.
      6. Of good moral character and has no disciplinary records.
    • Submit the application portfolio containing the requirements to the SU Scholarships and Aid Division at [email protected].
    • Application is open year-round and should be submitted at least a month before the target semester starts.
  • RESEARCH – priority will be given to faculty and staff whose research is related to environmental conservation. Grants can also be given to research affiliates or associates (non-students, non-faculty/staff) recognized by the University as such and have a goal of publishing their results with co-authorship shared with a member(s) of the academic unit. Application will be open all year round.
    • Application Requirements:
      1. Application letter.
      2. A brief but concise research proposal describing the goals and relevance of the study, methodology, budgetary requirements, and other funding agencies the researcher applied to, if there is any.
    • Submit applications to the SU Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences (IEMS) at [email protected] (email)
    • Should submit Progress and Final reports to the department/division head at the end of the study.
    • Liquidation of expenses as required by the Business and Finance.
  • TRAVEL GRANTS – will cover travel within the Philippines and will include transportation and/or lodging. Open to graduate students, faculty, staff, and research affiliates who will be presenting a paper (spoken or poster) at a conference, seminar or workshop on areas related to environmental conservation and sustainability. Applications will be open year-round and will depend on availability of funds.
    • Application Requirements:
      1. Application letter.
      2. Recommendation letter from the major adviser (if student), Department Chair, and or Director of the division (if faculty, staff, or research affiliate).
      3. Abstract of the presentation.
    • Submit applications to the SU Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences (IEMS) at iems.su.edu.ph (email)
    • Applications should be submitted a month prior to travel.
    • Liquidation of expenses at the end of the travel.

Entrance Honor Scholarship

This is granted to incoming Grade 11 and freshmen students who graduated with honors and belong to the top four (4) of the graduating class. Click here to apply:

Academic Honor Scholarship

This is for continuing (college and senior high) students whose qualifications are as follows:

For Continuing College Students:

  1. Class A – must have a quality point average (QPA) of “3.50” and above, with no grade below “2.0”, no “F”,“INC”, “NG”, “W” grades and with an academic load of not less than fifteen (15) units in the previous and current semester.
  2. Class B – must have a quality point average (QPA) of “3.25” to “3.49”, with no grade below “2.0”, no “F”,“INC”, “NG”, “W” grades and with an academic load of not less than fifteen (15) units in the previous and current semester.

Click here to apply: . Deadline for application (2nd Semester, SY 2022-2023): February 17, 2024

For Continuing Senior High School Students:

  1. Class A – students with general average of 95% and above in the previous semester with a minimum grade of 85% in all subjects
  2. Class B – students with general average of 90% – 94.99% in the previous semester with a minimum grade of 85% in all subjects
The 1st Semester SY 2023-2024 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR CONTINUING SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS is now open for applications. Apply at: .

For more information, contact the following:

The University Registrar and Admissions Officer
۲Ƶ University
Hibbard Avenue
Dumaguete City
Telephone No. (035) 422-6002 local 245-247
Telefax No. (035) 422-8880
Email: [email protected] /[email protected]

Reopened Special Scholarships

There are currently no reopened special scholarships.

For more information, contact the following:

Student Scholarship and Aid Division
Office of Student Services
۲Ƶ University
2nd Flr. Oriental Hall
Dumaguete City
Telephone No. (035) 420-1901 local 328
Email: [email protected]