There are various scholarship programs available in the Philippines for students who need financial assistance to pursue their education. Here are some options to consider:
1. Commission on Higher Education (CHED) – offers scholarships to financially disadvantaged but academically gifted students through the Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs).
2. Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – provides scholarships to students who excel in science and technology-related courses through the Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Republic Act 7687).
3. Department of Education (DepEd) – offers scholarship programs to support students who want to continue their studies after finishing senior high school.
4. Private organizations and foundations – there are many private organizations and foundations that offer scholarships to deserving students. Some examples include the SM Foundation, Ayala Foundation, Jollibee Foundation, and Philippine Business for Education.
5. Colleges and universities – some colleges and universities have their own scholarship programs for students who meet certain criteria, such as academic performance or financial need.
To apply for a scholarship program, you usually need to meet certain eligibility requirements and submit the required documents, such as academic records, recommendation letters, and a personal statement. It is important to research the scholarship programs available and carefully review the application requirements and deadlines.