The annual Megaworld Scholarship is here again and open to incoming freshmen, sophomore and juniors studying in the Philippines. This scholarship is strictly based on academic excellence and financial needs. Selected Filipino students are awarded a fully funded scholarship to further their education.
While this scholarship is based on academics and financial needs, there are other requirements to be considered qualified for application. Continue reading to know how to successfully apply for the Megaworld Scholarship.
Megaworld Corporation, is a real-estate company in the Philippines. The company develops large-scale, mixed-use, planned communities incorporating residential, commercial, educational, and leisure components.
Overtime, Megaworld gained interest in promoting education, healthcare, environment, people empowerment and other noble undertakings. The Foundation stands by the principle that a corporation exists to serve others. They believe that it is their duty to give back to the community as they grow bigger. In giving back, the foundation established a scholarship program for students in the country.
Through its annual scholarship program, Megaworld Foundation supports more than 400 students each year. It has helped students from over 100 colleges in the Philippines. These students show academic excellence in the fields of engineering, accountancy, architecture, communication arts, business, information technology, interior design, hotel and restaurant management, tourism, and social sciences.
- Empowering youths to become world leaders.
- Drastically reduce poverty through education.
- Promote and preserve the Filipino culture and heritage.
- Build a partnership that would spark a fruitful endeavor to reach out and uplift the lives of the underprivileged sectors of the society.
- Organize and support CSR activities that would create a culture of bayanihan.
Megaworld scholarship is hosted by Megaworld Foundation, Inc in partnership with Admason University, Angeles University, Ateneo De Manila, Centro Escolar University, C.K.S College, Patria Deus Letran, Dela Salle University, Dela Salle-College of Saint Benilde, FAR Eastern University, FAR Eastern University (Institute of Technology), Grace Christian College, Jose Rizal University etc.
Do you deserve this Scholarship?
As a struggling student, you need financial support either through scholarships or sponsorships, but do you think you deserve a scholarship?
The main reason why you need a scholarship is to lessen the financial aspect of your education. However, scholarships are not just awarded to help you sort out school expenses, they are given to students ready to impact positively to the community and beyond. Are you that person?
Who can apply for Megaworld Scholarship?
The Megaworld Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen, sophomore and juniors studying in the Philippines. These categories of students are considered eligible to participate for the fully funded scholarship.
The foundation recently added high school scholarships for both public and private high schools. Aside from full scholarship grants, these students receive stipend and allowances.
Students are given the opportunity to study any desired course in their chosen institution. However, your chosen course/field of study must be recognized and accredited. Below are lists of courses studied by past winners of the Megaworld Scholarship.
- Communication arts
- Information technology
- Interior design
- Hotel and restaurant management
- Social sciences.
Megaworld Scholarship Eligibility
This scholarship is in two categories: college freshmen and Sophomore/Junior students. Each category has its requirements. Interested student must fulfill all eligibility status of his/her respective category.
- Letter of admission or certificate of enrollment and passing result from a university entrance exam.
- Certificate indicating final grade report in senior high school with an average of at least 85% or its equivalent; and with at least 80% grade in all subjects.
- Certificate indicating upper 10% class ranking of graduating batch (if available).
Sophomores and Junior Students
- Grade reports from previous semesters to the current semester with a GPA of at least 85% or its equivalent, and with at least 80% grade in all subjects.
- Registration/assessments form with class schedule.
- Most recent course curriculum.
- Certificate of birth
- Utility bills such as; electricity, rent, water, internet, telephone etc.
- Combined gross annual Income Tax Return (ITR) not exceeding Php 300,000 (original copy). Or BIR Tax Exemption Certificate of Father and Mother and Affidavit of Non-filing of Income Tax.
- Letter of recommendation from a college or university.
- 2 pcs. – 2X2 I.D. pictures
- 2 pcs. – 1X1 I.D. pictures
- Photo of applicant with parents/guardian.
How to apply for Megaworld Scholarship
After gathering all the requirements documents, applicants will fill some documents, undergo an examination and series of interviews to further assess qualifications.
Make sure you read the scholarship terms and conditions before you proceed to apply. Applicants with incomplete documents will have their application revoked. Avoid submitting false or incomplete documents.
Megaworld Scholarship Portal
The Scholar’s Portal is accessible to only current scholars of Megaworld. Aspiring applicants will be granted access once selected to be beneficiaries of the foundation.
Selected students for this scholarship are entitled to receive the following benefits:
- Full tuition fee
- Allowance per school year
- Career opportunities after studying.
Recipients of Megaworld Scholarship will get the opportunity to work at Megaworld Corporation and/or its subsidiaries and affiliates after completing their program.
Megaworld Scholarship Deadline
There is no specific date for closure. Applications for Megaworld Scholarship is currently ongoing. Interested students are required to apply early and wait for feedback from the foundation.
Applicants should expect a response on their scholarship within 4 to 6 weeks or fewer. While your application form has been recorded, do not reapply to avoid duplicate entry.
For further inquiries concerning the Megaworld Scholarship, do not hesitate to contact the foundation with the information below.
Megaworld Foundation, Inc.
22nd Floor, Alliance Global Tower
11th Ave. corner 36th St.
Uptown Bonifacio, Taguig City
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +63 (2) 8894.6437 to 38
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Megaworld Scholarship legit?
Yes. However, applicants should be cautious of third-parties requesting to pay an application fee. Megaworld scholarship is free to apply.
How can I apply?
Visit the scholarship application portal. Ensure you submit your application alongside all required documents.
Is Megaworld Scholarship still available?
Yes, applications are currently ongoing.
How much is the scholarship amount?
The scholarship amount is PHP 10,000 per semester or PHP 20,000 per academic year.
Can international students apply?
Unfortunately no. Let’s hope sometime in the future.
What are the career opportunities for Megaworld scholarship recipients?
Recipients may have the opportunity to work for Megaworld Corporation after graduation. Megaworld Corporation is a leading real estate developer in the Philippines, and it offers a variety of career opportunities in different fields, such as engineering, architecture, business, and finance.
What is the maintaining grade for Megaworld?
The maintaining grade for the Megaworld scholarship program is an average of 85% or its equivalent. This means that you must maintain an average grade of 85% or higher in all of your subjects in order to continue receiving the scholarship. If you fall below the maintaining grade, you may be required to repay the scholarship funds that you have already received.
Here is an opportunity for Filipino students to have a thrilling educational experience without worrying about funding. Megaworld offers students the chance to study for free and also a slot to work for them or their affiliates after graduation. What more could you wish for?
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