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Philippine Development Foundation Superfund Scholarship Program



Scholarship Grant: 

Superfund Scholarship Program

Scholarship Sponsor:

Philippine Development Foundation

Target Beneficiaries:

Incoming first year and second year Engineering students from:

  • Ateneo de Manila University
  • Central Luzon State University
  • De La Salle University
  • Mapua Institute of Technology
  • Mindanao State University
  •  University of the Philippines – Diliman
  • University of the Philippines – Los Baños
  • University of San Carlos

* Other universities may be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Eligibility Requirements:

Incoming freshmen

    • Top 5% of high school graduating class
    • Will pursue 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 freshmen students with a HS final grade equivalent to 86% without any failing grades

* For Mapua Institute of Technology applicants/students

    • Must score at least 70% in Mapúa Scholastic Aptitude Exam (MSAE), score may be verified through Mapúa Admissions Office, call 524-5570 or email [email protected]

*Please check with your school if there are any other special requirements you would need to comply with to avail the scholarship.

Incoming Second Year

    • 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 GWA equivalent to 2.0, without failing grades in any course.

Conditions to Maintain the Scholarship:

  • Must maintain a GWA equivalent to 2.0, without a failing grade in any course
  • Must remain in a science or engineering major until completion of a degree
  • Shifting majors (within science or engineering) is subject to review and approval by the SuperFund Scholarship Committee. The scholarship will not cover increased academic workloads due to changes in required courses for the new major.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student.
  • Must not be employed until the completion of the degree.
  • Must not be involved in a disciplinary case.
  • Must be willing to participate in a summer internship, annual camps and other programs.
  • Must be willing to render the required service obligation equivalent to one (1) year of service for every year of scholarship, for a total of four or five years.

Additional Terms for Superfund Scholarship:

  • In case the scholar will be unable to complete undergraduate studies, the scholar is required to fully repay all privileges received from the scholarship plus 12% of the amount to cover administration costs of the scholarship. This is consistent with ERDT.
  • Repayment of scholarship over ten years, to make the SuperFund Scholarships self-sustaining, as well as to instill a value system for the scholars to pay it forward.

Required Documents:

Incoming freshmen

Initial Requirements:

    • Completed scholarship application form
    • 2 x 2 photograph, taken within a month of scholarship application
    • Photocopy of High school Report card (if available)
    • 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
    • Statement from the applicant’s parents or guardian indicating that the applicant has not applied as a resident or immigrant in any foreign country
    • Photocopy of NSO birth certificate
    • Parents’ most recent income tax return

Additional requirements for the Final interview:

    • Original NSO birth certificate
    • Health certificate accomplished by a PhilDev-accredited doctor
    • Original High school report card

Incoming Second Year

Initial Requirements

    • Scholarship application form
    • 2 x 2 photograph, taken within a month of scholarship application
    • Copy of grades from 1st Term with GWA of 2.0
    • Certificate of good moral character issued by Office of the Prefect of Discipline
    • Statement from the applicant’s parents or guardian indicating that the applicant has not applied as a resident or immigrant in any foreign country
    • Photocopy of NSO birth certificate
    • Health certificate accomplished by a PhilDev-accredited doctor
    • Parents’ most recent income tax return

Additional requirements for the Final Interview:

    • Original NSO birth certificate
    • Health certificate accomplished by a PhilDev-accredited doctor

*Students of Mapua Institute of Technology may download the application form from the Mapua website.

Contact Information:

Gi Domingo

E-mail Address: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get an application form?

It seems that except for Mapua University, you have to personally obtain the application form from the respective scholarship offices of the partner schools mentioned above. We’re not sure about the other schools. It’s best if you’ll contact the representative of PhilDev directly so they can give you a more accurate response. You can find the Superfund guidelines on the PhilDev website.

How will I know if I were chosen as one of their scholars?

According to the PhilDev website, PhilDev will notify the selected applicants; could be through a letter or through the school of the applicant.

I’m not from the partner universities of PhilDev and my course was not mentioned on the list of courses/majors they endorse. Can I still apply for the scholarship?

PhilDev is in the best position to answer these questions, so it’s best if you’ll contact their official representative through the contact information listed above so they can give you an accurate response.

Courses.com.ph is not affiliated with the Philippine Development Foundation. For specific questions and other concerns, please get in touch with their official representatives or visit their website for more information.

Last Modified: March 24, 2012


Scholarship Grant:  Superfund Scholarship Program Scholarship Sponsor: Philippine Development Foundation Target Beneficiaries: Incoming first year and second year Engineering students from: Ateneo de Manila University Central Luzon State University De La Salle University Mapua Institute of Technology Mindanao State University  University of the Philippines - Diliman University of the Philippines - Los Baños University of San Carlos * Other universities may be considered on a case-to-case basis. Eligibility Requirements: Incoming freshmen Top 5% of high school graduating class Will pursue 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 freshmen students with a HS final grade equivalent to 86% without any failing grades * For Mapua Institute …


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45 Comments

  1. GOod day. I’m from Sultan Kudarat but i want to study in Davao. My parents are farmers and they have lots of debts to pay. They can’t afford anymore to send me in college. I want to take Accountancy. Please help me guys , I can work for you after I graduated. I just really really reaalyy want to finish my studies because I really believe that I can’t reach my dreams without education. I want to save my family from poverty and someday I also want to found a charity or foundation for those children like me that can’t go to school. Don’t worry I can assure you that you will have no regrets if you will help me because since elementary I am a Consistent honor student and I have also won many academic competitions both locally and nationally. Please help me

  2. When should we submit the requirements?when is the deadline for the application of scholarship?

  3. Good day!

    How would I know who are the ones accepted in this scholarship?
    Will they be posting the list of accepted students in their site or something else?

    Thank you.
    :))

    • Hi, Reinier!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      According to the PhilDev website, PhilDev will notify the selected applicants; probably through a letter or through the school of the applicant.
      https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8kfDjZ4claHZ1RLRExjWU1TX1dtRVpXSjFYemhQQQ

      :)

  4. Good Day Sir/Madam,

    I’am now a fourth year student, and I’m planning to take up Political Science next school year (2013-2014). I’m from Davao and I’am fighting for Valedictorian. Can I avail this scholarship program. i just need this so badly because I really want to pursue my studies.

    I’m hoping for your positive response. Thank You & God bless! :)

    • Hi, Jezzel!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      As much as we’d like to help you with your concern, we’re not affiliated with the Philippine Development Foundation so we’re not in the position to answer that question for you. It’s best if you’ll contact them directly using the contact information above so they can give you a more accurate and detailed response.

      :)

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