SM Foundations Calls For College Scholars


The SM Foundation, Inc., the socio-civic arm of the SM Group of Companies, is now accepting applications for the SM College Scholarship Program for school year 2015-2016.

The SM Scholarship Program began in 1993 with 100 scholars and up to date, the foundation has produced over 1,900 graduates, now employed in their chosen fields. Nationwide, more than 1,300 scholars are currently enrolled in the Foundation's 82 partner colleges and universities.

This scholarship program is offered to interested graduating fourth year high school students. Qualifications are as follows:
  • a graduating student of any Public High School with a weighted average grade of at least 88 percent in the second and third grading period.
  • any document reflecting the household income of no more than Php 150,000 per year. 
The SM College Scholarship Program is inline with Sy's vision of sending one child from a less fortunate family to college so that the scholar could qualify for a better paying job and afford to send a sibling to school upon graduation. By repeating the cycle, the family is hoped to overcome poverty. 

Degrees offered through the scholarship program are in the fields of computer science, information technology, information management, computer engineering, electronics and communications engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, elementary and secondary education, accountancy, and pharmacy.

Scholars will receive full matriculation fees and monthly allowance. In addition, they are also given a chance to experience summer/Christmas break jobs at SM Malls and, after their graduation, will be offered exclusive job opportunities by the SM Group.

Application forms are available at The SM Store and SM Supermarket of SM City Davao and SM Lanang Premier. For inquiries, interested parties may call 297.6998 (SM City Davao) and 285.0942 (SM Lanang Premier) or visit

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