Scholarship and other Financial Assistance

The Scholarship and other Financial Assistance includes the UP Grants-In-Aid Program for undergraduate students and other financial assistance programs made through the generosity of donors and institutions that have joined UPOU in providing better opportunities for education. As of now, UPOU has a limited number of scholarship grants and other forms of financial assistance available to qualified students.

The Student Learning Assistance System Online will accept applications to accommodate UP students who are seeking to apply for Student Learning Assistance through additional financial aid (UP Grants-In-Aid Program), and other support programs (Tertiary Education Subsidy [TES], Donor-funded scholarships, and Student Assistantship/Graduate Assistantship [SAGA]).

The SLAS online will accept applications on the following schedule:

Learning Assistance Application Period January 17–24, 2024
Release of Results January 25, 2024
Submission of Appeals January 25-31, 2024

 

Submit your application and check the other SLAS information through this link: https://slasonline.up.edu.ph/

For those enrolled UPOU undergraduate students who have not yet received their official UP email accounts, please contact ICTDO by emailing them at [email protected]. When you send an email, please attach any valid ID or Form 5.

During the application period, kindly take note of the schedule. Applicants can file an appeal for higher financial assistance through SLAS online during the appeal period.

Results of the appeal will be released after the deliberation of the UPOU Committee on Scholarships and Financial Assistance. Additional documents or proofs may be requested from the student applicants.

If you have further concerns about SLAS, kindly email [email protected]

Deadline of Application August 30, 2023

Applicants must submit all requirements on or before the given deadline through this LINK.

For further inquiries, please email [email protected].

Qualifications

  • Open to undergraduate programs (except Freshmen) in any Bachelor Degree and Graduate Programs (Masters and Doctorate)
  • Must be a continuing student (Year Level: 2nd year and above)
  • Must be a natural-born Filipino citizen
  • Must be a bonafide UPOU student enrolled for the current semester
  • Must have a GWA of 1.75 with no grade of 5.00, 4.00, or EXT in the semester immediately following the application. All grades of 4.00 or EXT must be removed or completed.

Requirements

  1. Accomplished application form with one 2×2 photo
  2. Current income Tax (ITR) and /or W2 of parents, if the applicant is working, his/her income Tax Return and/or W2; If married, attach ITR and/or W2 of a spouse. If income is derived from business, attach income statement; If exempted from filing, attach BIR Cert. of Exemption; If parents are unemployed, attach notarized affidavit of unemployment, indicate approximate income earned
  3. Birth Certificate
  4. True Copy of Grades from previous semester(s) (Cumulative GWA should be 1.75)
  5. Certificate of Good Moral Character (from College) or from current employer (if employed)
  6. At least 3 letters of recommendation from previous Professor addressed to:

Primo G. Garcia, PhD
Chair, UPOU Committee on Scholarship and Financial Assistance (CSFA) and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Benefits

  1. Free tuition fees
  2. Free miscellaneous fees
  3. Free laboratory fees
  4. Monthly stipend
    1. Undergraduate – P 2,000.00
    2. Master’s – P 2,500.00
    3. Doctoral – P 2,000.00
    4. (including summer if required in the curriculum)
  5. Book allowance per semester
    1. Undergraduate – P 2,000.00
    2. Master’s – P 3,000.00
    3. Doctoral – P 3,000.00
  6. Thesis/Dissertation allowance
    1. Master’s – P 5,000.00
    2. Doctoral – P 10,000.00
    3. The scholarship does not cover the cost of Transportation
  7. Field of Study
    1. Any degree course offered by the University of the Philippines
  8. Duration:
    1. Undergraduate – Normal length of time required to finish the course
    2. Master’s – Two and a half years including thesis
    3. Doctoral – Four years including dissertation

Note: Incomplete requirements will not be evaluated

Deadline of Application August 30, 2023

 

Applicants must submit all requirements on or before the given deadline through this LINK.

For further inquiries, please email [email protected].

Qualifications

  • Open to all bonafide UPOU students who demonstrate the following qualities:
    1. Leadership Potential
    2. Academic Excellence
    3. Integrity
  • Must be carry the normal load prescribed for the course
  • Must pass all the academic subjects every semester/trimester
  • Maintain a satisfactory yearly weighted average.
    • Undergraduate Students – 2.75 or better
    • Graduate Students – 1.75 or better

Requirements

  1. Accomplished application form with one 2×2 photo
  2. Current income Tax (ITR) and /or W2 of parents, if the applicant is working, his/her income Tax Return and/or W2; If married, attach ITR and/or W2 of a spouse. If income is derived from business, attach income statement; If exempted from filing, attach BIR Cert. of Exemption; If parents are unemployed, attach notarized affidavit of unemployment, indicate approximate income earned.
  3. Birth Certificate
  4. True Copy of Grades from previous semester(s) (Cumulative GWA should be 1.75)
  5. Certificate of Good Moral Character (from College) or from current employer (if employed)
  6. At least 3 letters of recommendation from previous Professor addressed to:

Primo G. Garcia, PhD
Chair, UPOU Committee on Scholarship and Financial Assistance (CSFA) and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Benefits

  1. Free tuition fees
  2. Free miscellaneous fees
  3. Monthly stipend
    1. Undergraduate – P 2,000.00
    2. Master’s – P 2,500.00
    3. Doctoral – P 2,000.00
  4. Book allowance every six months
    1. Undergraduate – P 2,000.00
    2. Master’s – P 3,000.00
    3. Doctoral – P 3,000.00
  5. Thesis/Dissertation allowance
    1. Master’s – P 5,000.00
    2. Doctoral – P 10,000.00
    3. The scholarship does not cover the cost of Transportation
  6. Field of Study
    1. Any degree course offered by the University of the Philippines
  7. Duration:
    1. Undergraduate – Standard length of time required to finish the course.
    2. Master’s – Two and a half years including thesis
    3. Doctoral – Four years including dissertation

Note: Incomplete requirements will not be evaluated

Deadline of Application August 30, 2023

 

Applicants must submit all requirements on or before the given deadline through this LINK.

For further inquiries, please email [email protected].

Qualifications

  • Must be a foreign graduate (Masters and Doctorate) students in UPOU.
  • Must be nominated by home government
  • Must have the ability to carry academic work in UPOU as indicated by previous scholastic performance
    1. Transcript of academic records
    2. Letter of recommendation from at least three (3) former teachers
    3. Entrance grade requirement GWA of 1.75 for both Master’s and PhD programs.
  • Must satisfy the admission requirements for the graduate study of the UPOU.
  • All non-English speaking candidates must have taken and passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL).

Requirements

  1. Accomplished application form with one 2×2 photo
  2. Current income Tax (ITR) and /or W2 of parents, if the applicant is working, his/her income Tax Return and/or W2; If married, attach ITR and/or W2 of a spouse. If income is derived from business, attach income statement; If exempted from filing, attach BIR Cert. of Exemption; If parents are unemployed, attach notarized affidavit of unemployment, indicate approximate income earned
  3. Health certificate from a duly certified government official.
  4. Taken and Passed the Test for English as Foreign Language (For non-English speaking candidate)
  5. Birth Certificate
  6. True Copy of Grades from previous semester(s) (Cumulative GWA should be 1.75)
  7. Certificate of Good Moral Character (from College) or from current employer (if employed).
  8. Letter of Nomination from home government
  9. Letter of financial support from a sponsor or parents/immediate family
  10. Atleast 3 letters of recommendation from previous Professor addressed to:

Primo G. Garcia, PhD
Chair, UPOU Committee on Scholarship and Financial Assistance (CSFA) and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Benefits

Full Scholarship:

  1. Free school fees except student fund.
  2. Book allowance – P 3,000/sem
  3. Monthly stipends
    1. Master’s – P 2,500.00
    2. Doctoral – P 2,500.00

Partial Scholarship:

  1. Free school fees except student fund

Duration:

    1. Master’s – Two and six months including thesis.
    2. Doctoral – Four years including dissertation

Note: Incomplete requirements will not be evaluated

Application Status Closed

Applicants must submit all requirements on or before the given deadline through this LINK.

For further inquiries, please email [email protected].

Programs with available slots:

Programs No. of Slot
Diploma in Science Teaching 3
Diploma in Mathematics Teaching 3

Qualifications

For New Students

  • Must be a Filipino citizen
  • Have been admitted into a program as a regular student.
  • Be enrolled in the discipline stipulated in the grant.
  • Fulfill specific requirements/conditions of a particular grant.
  • Have a general weighted average (GWA) as follows:
    1. For UP Graduates
      1. First Priority 1.0 – 2.29 or its equivalent
      2. Second Priority 2.3 – 2.79 or its equivalent
    1. For Non-UP Graduates
      1. First Priority 1.0 – 1.99 or its equivalent
      2. Second Priority 2.0 – 2.59 or its equivalent
  • Be willing to abide by the terms and conditions of the contract.

For Continuing Student

  • Must be a Filipino citizen
  • Have been admitted into a program as a regular student.
  • Be enrolled in the discipline stipulated in the grant.
  • Fulfill specific requirements/conditions of a particular grant.
  • Meet the general weighted average (GWA) at least 2.0 and have passed all courses during the previous semesters.
  • Must have a combined annual gross income of parents/guardian not exceed Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php 200,000.00 – Gross, Personal) and not more Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos P350,000 (Gross, Family – for dependent)
  • Be willing to abide by the terms and conditions of the contract.

Requirements

  1. Accomplished application form with one 2×2 photo
  2. True Copy of Grades from previous semester(s)
  3. Copy of the latest Certificate of Enrolment/Form 5
  4. Latest Income Tax Return (ITR or guardian) and BIR Form 2316 for fixed income earners of parents/guardians, if employed; or a Case Study prepared and issued by the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer who must be a licensed social worker, affidavit of income or Certificate of Tax Exemption from BIR of parents/guardian, if not employed
  5. Certificate of Good Moral Character from the employer or last school attended
  6. Certification of Employment and permit to study OSA-SFSP Form 5) if applicable

Benefits

  1. Free school fees such as tuition fee, instructional materials fee and miscellaneous fees) except student fund
  2. Internet Allowance — 500.00/per month

Note: Incomplete requirements will not be evaluated

Deadline of Application August 12, 2022

For further inquiries, please email [email protected].

Qualifications

  • Must be qualified for admission to the University of the Philippines.
  • Student applicant must be:
    • Any undergraduate program
    • Junior level/3rd year/At least 72 units
  • Must have an average at least “2.00” on minimum in all subjects taken.
  • Must be financially needy (parents annual gross income must not exceed P 250,000.00).
  • Must not have been subject of any disciplinary action.

For further details and information, please refer to this LINK.

Deadline for Filing February 4, 2022

Interested students may fill out this FORM.

For further inquiries, please email [email protected].

General Criteria of Student Representative

  • Must be continuing student of any UPOU Graduate and Undergraduate program.
  • If freshmen, must have finished at least one (1) semester in the University.
  • Officially enrolled in the University upon appointment
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively, reliable and willingness to be the UPOU student representative
  • With good academic standing
  • Must not have a pending disciplinary case in the University
  • Able to share ideas or insights with other CSFA members
  • Has an experience in being a member/part of any committee in an organization High School organization or any organization)
  • Must have knowledge on the conditions of fellow students or become aware of the issues concerning the support needs of the students
  • Not authorized to make any formal or informal decisions on behalf of the University

The Committee on Scholarship and Financial Assistance has the following functions:

  1. Oversee proper management of scholarship funds;
  2. Select scholars based on criteria set by UPOU and/ or the Grantor;
  3. Review remuneration of the grant based on the criteria; facilitate issuance of scholarship contracts;
  4. Renew/terminate scholarship contracts;
  5. Set-up criteria for scholarship awards; and
  6. Enforce the rules and regulations in awarding scholarships
  7. Review and study the policies and guidelines of the existing scholarship and financial assistance programs administered by the University
  8. Recommend improvements, if needed, to higher scholarship bodies