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PhilDev’s SuperFund Scholarships now open for applications

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    The SuperFund Scholarships for Science and Engineering was established to encourage more bright Filipinos to pursue degrees in science and engineering (S&E), in response to the country’s need for innovations and investments in technology to accelerate national development. The SuperFund is funded through generous contributions of the Philippine private sector, and administered by the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev), in partnership with universities nationwide.

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

    • Top 5% of high school graduating class
    • Admitted to a SuperFund partner university. For SY 2012, partner universities are the eight ERDT Universities (Ateneo de Manila, Central Luzon State, De La Salle, Mapua Institue of Technology, Mindanao State University – Iligan, University of the Philippines – Diliman and Los Baños, and University of San Carlos). Other universities may be considered on a case-to-case basis.
    • Pursuing a science or engineering degree.
    • Filipino citizen, without pending immigration application to any foreign country.
    • Good mental, physical, and emotional health.
    • Good moral character.
    • Incoming second year students with a GPA equivalent to B, without any failing grades in any course, may be considered.

    KEY FEATURES

    • P1,000,000 per scholar for five years
    • Provision for living allowances and stipend, books, supplies, dormitory fees, health and group insurance, transportation, and other relevant expenses
    • Mentorship
    • Guaranteed employment upon graduation
    • Sponsored summer internships
    • Annual Camps and Retreats

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR SUBMISSION

    • Scholarship application used by partner university
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae of candidate
    • Official transcript of records, authenticated by high school
    • Written certification from the applicant’s high school principal on the applicant’s status of being in the top 5% of their graduating class
    • Certificate of good moral character written by the applicant’s principal or guidance counselor
    • 2 x 2 photograph, taken within a month of scholarship application
    • Statement from the applicant’s parents or guardian indicating that the applicant has not applied as a resident or immigrant in any foreign country
    • NSO copy of birth certificate
    • Health certificate accomplished by a PhilDev-accredited doctor
    • Parents’ most recent income tax return
    • Disclosure of possible conflict of interest (immediate and extended familial relation to any PhilDev staff and board member, donor company executive and employee, Partner University administrator and employee, and other institutions involved in the screening and selection of SuperFund Scholars)

    Applications must be submitted to the scholarships office of the universities to which the student has been admitted.

    For more information, log on to PhilDev’s website or email Gi Domingo at gi@phildev.org.

    EdgeWise.PH is an online magazine offering career development advice and articles for college students and is not involved in this opportunity or associated with its organizers. Queries and submissions should be directed to the appropriate contact e-mail address or phone number in the article above.



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    6 Responses to “PhilDev’s SuperFund Scholarships now open for applications”

    1. Lychelle Cadenas 23 May 2012 at 11:21 am #

      is this scholarship is good in any university? because, i wanted to study at bohol. pls,reply,asap.

      • Editor Tania 23 May 2012 at 12:11 pm #

        We’re not connected to Phildev. Please contact them through the website and email address mentioned in the article.

    2. Lychelle Cadenas 23 May 2012 at 11:22 am #

      Is this scholarship is good in any universities in the Philippines? Because, I wanted to study at Bohol. Please, do reply asap. Thank you. God Bless.

    3. jean elaise de mata 23 May 2012 at 7:53 pm #

      pano bo 2?? san kukuha ng form.. kahapon ko lng po nalaman e..reply po sana

    4. faith 3 December 2012 at 11:16 am #

      bakit wala pa pong updates for the school year 2013-2014

    5. rojin ryanly mondero 3 February 2013 at 1:39 am #

      good day sir .. i’m from MSU-IIT currently taking bs metallurgical engineering 2nd year .. can i still avail this scholarship even if i have an incomplete grade last semester. where can we get the application form? is it available ?online


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