Andres Bonifacio College

College Park, Dipolog City, Philippines 7100

by eSMO on 12 15th, 2009


Scholarships

1. Internally Funded Scholarship — the Student Educational Assistance and Development Scholarship

Student Educational Assistance and Development (SEDAD) Scholarship

In memory of the frugality, industriousness, patience, benevolence, and integrity of the Institution’s prime mover, the late Felicidad Sybico Amatong,  fondly called Manang Sedad or Manang Edad by many, this Institution grants educational assistance to deserving students who possess the qualities almost or similar to the prime mover’s through the SEDAD Scholarship. Students are employed as student assistants deployed to different offices of this Institution. To date, this Institution is probably the biggest employer of self-supporting students in the community.

Applicants for the SEDAD Scholarship must have the following qualifications:

a. At least a GWA of 85% for high school graduates/incoming freshman and a cum GPA of 2.5 from the previous semester scholastic record for on- going college students;

b. In good health condition (as certified by this Institution’s physician), at least 5’0” tall for female and 5’2” for male;

c. Age ranges 16-20

d. Has an ability to work under minimal supervision and harmoniously with fellow scholars;

e. Is self-motivated and with a positive attitude towards work;

f. Industrious and with a high sense of responsibility and integrity; and,

g. With some degree of common sense and perseverance to withstand some pressure.

Students interested in campus job must pass the competitive examinations and may apply for the SEDAD Scholarship through the Office of the President during the registration period.

2. Entrance Scholarship for Academic Scholars

Entrance scholarships are full or half free tuition grants enjoyed by honor students upon admission to the Institution.

2.1 Full tuition entrance scholarship is enjoyed by valedictorians of high school from other educational institutions. However, the members of the graduating class to which said valedictorian or first honor awardees belong to should not be less than 50 students.

2.2 Half tuition entrance scholarship is awarded to salutatorians of high school from other educational institutions.  Same number of graduating class members is required.

3. College Honor Scholarships

College honor scholarships are granted to students with outstanding academic records during their previous semester in this Institution.  The grade requirements and corresponding tuition grants are as follows:

3.1 Full tuition for GPA of 1.0 to 1.25

3.2 Half tuition for GPA of 1.26 to 1.50

3.3 One-fourth tuition for GPA of 1.51 to 1.75

NOTE: To enjoy the College Honor Scholarship, a student must have taken a full load during the previous semester and said load requirements are in accordance with his/her curriculum.

4. Institutional Scholarships – Bonifacio Standard/Band Members/Varsity/ROTC Chorale/Actor Clinic

Tuition fee discounts are given in accordance to the classification indicated in the endorsement of the following scholarship programs:

a. The Editor, Associate Editor, Feature Editor and News Editor of Bonifacio Standard

b. The Editor of the Plebeian

c. Band Members

d. ABC Patriots Basketball and Soccer Varsity Team

e. ROTC Corps Commander

f. Chorale Members

g. Actors Clinic Members

5. Externally Funded Scholarships

5.1 Government Scholarship Programs

a. National Scholarship Program (NSP) –This program, otherwise known as the “State Scholarship Program” is intended for the poor, but academically bright Filipino students who get the highest scores in the National Scholarship Qualifying Examination.

b. Regional Scholarship Program (RSP) –This program is the “Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA) Program” intended for the poor, but academically bright students enrolled in the private higher education institutions.

5.2 Grants-In-Aid Programs

a. Study Grant Program for Indigenous and Ethnic Peoples (SGP-IEP) — This program is formerly the National Integration Study Grant Program (NSGP) and the Selected Ethnic Group Educational Assistance Program (SEGEAP) intended for the qualified members of indigenous and ethnic communities.

b. OPPAP-CHED Study Grant Program for Rebel Returnees — This program is for the qualified rebel who surrendered to government and/or their next of kin.

c. Study Grant Program for Former Rebel Officer-Integrees — This program is for the qualified former officers of rebel groups that signed peace agreements with the Philippine government intending to join the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

d. Study Grant Program for Solo Parents and Their Dependents — This program is for the qualified solo parents and their children.

e. DND-CHED-PASUC Scholarship Program  — This program is for the qualified dependents of AFP personnel, with the highest priority to those who are sons/daughters of personnel who were killed in the actual (KIA) performance of duly, complete disability discharged (CDD), wounded or incapacitated in line of duty.

f. CHED-Senate Study Grant Program — This program is for the deserving students selected by the Office of the Senators.

g. CHED Study Grant Program — This program is for the qualified constituents of the Congressional Districts and Party Lists.

h. Study Grant Program for the Dependents of the Philippine National Police — This program is for the qualified dependents of PNP personnel with highest priority to those who are sons/daughters of personnel who were killed in the actual performance of duty, complete disability discharged (CDD), wounded or incapacitated in line of duty.

i. Study Grant Program for Senior Citizens or Elder Persons — This program is intended for qualified senior citizens or elderly citizens at least 60 years of age.

j. Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA) — Persons with Disability (PWD) Program — This program is intended for qualified PWDs enrolled in college.  Republic Act 6725 provides that at least 5 % of the available slots under PESFA shall be allocated to PWDs.

5.3 Qualification Requirements

a. Must be a Filipino citizen;

b. Must be a High School graduate or a candidate for graduation from High School;

c. Must have a general average of 85%, if applying for scholarship; or 80%, if applying for grant; or lower in the case of applicants for the OPA/PP-CHED Study Grant Program for Rebel Returnees; and the Study Grant Program for Former Rebel Officer-Integrees;

d. Combined gross annual income of parents must not exceed Php 150,000.00;

e. Must be of good moral character; and

f. Must not be more than 30 years of age at the time of application, except to programs for rebel returnees and senior citizens.

5.4 Documentary Requirements

a. Form 138 (photocopy signed by the Principal)

b. Health Certificate from a licensed physician

c. Latest BIR Income Tax Return (ITR)

d. Certification of Good Moral Character signed by the HS Principal or Guidance Counselor

5.5 Additional Requirements for the following applicants after passing the examinations

a. State Scholarship Program — Certification from the principal that the applicant belongs to the top 10 of the graduating class

b. Rebel Returnees/Integrees — Authenticated certificate from the OPAPP that the applicant is a bona fide rebel returnee

c. Indigenous Peoples –Certification of membership either by the Office of Muslim Affairs or the National Commission on Indigenous People

d. Congressional District –Certification from the congress that the applicant belongs to his/her congressional district

5.6 PESFA-Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Requirements

a) Certified true copy of High School report card with General/Average of at least 80%

b) Income Tax Return of Parents

c) Birth Certificate, Medical Certificate

d) Barangay Clearance

e) 2 pcs 2 X 2 colored ID pictures with nameplate

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