SM Scholarship 2023-2024 Application | Apply NOW

Are you looking for a scholarship grant to help you pay for college? There is some good news! The SM Foundation College is now accepting applications for the Academic Year (AY) 2023-2024 SM Scholarship Program.

This scholarship provides students with a variety of programs and courses from which to pick. In this article, we will be detailing what the SM College Scholarship provides, what it covers, what the specific programs and courses are, and simply whatever you need to know about the SM College Scholarship.

SM College Scholarship 2023 Online Application
SM College Scholarship 2023 Online Application

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What is SM Scholarship

The SM College Scholarship is a two-decade program that believes that after a family member graduates from college, he or she may now help his or her siblings in attending school in order to help and lift their families out of poverty.

What are the Benefits of the Scholarship

The SM College Scholarship provides the following benefits to its scholars:

  1. Full tuition fee
  2. Monthly allowance
  3. Free choice of specialization in any field offered
  4. Job offers with the SM group when the scholar graduates
  5. Fun and informative activities and developmental programs
  6. Part-time job opportunities during Christmas and sem breaks

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  • Be a fourth-year Grade 12 public high school graduate from a school in one of the specified areas who completed Grade 10 and;
  • Grade 12 students from private schools in the selected area;
    • With vouchers from the Department of Education (DepEd) and;
    • High school grade 10 students (public high schools)
  • For Grade 12 – 1st semester, a general weighted average grade of at least 88% or its equivalent is required.
  • A total annual household income of at least P150,000 is required.


  • 2×2 ID picture
  • Duly accomplished application form
  • PSA-certified birth certificate
    • Latest grade 12 or the 4th year report card
    • Parent/Guardian’s Income Tax Return for 2017, Certification of non-filing of income
    • There should be documentary attachments to the application
  • The sketch of the home/location to the nearest SM mall.

Partner Schools of SM Scholarship

Following is the list of partner schools, colleges and universities for SM scholarship:

SM Partner Schools in National Capital Region (NCR)

  • Asia Pacific College
  • Far Eastern University
  • Jose Rizal University
  • National University
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  • Philippine Normal University
  • Philippine School of Business Administration (Manila)
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines
  • University of the East-Caloocan
  • University of the Philippines-Diliman

SM Partner Schools in Luzon

Albay – Legazpi

  • Bicol University
  • Divine Word College
  • University Of Sto. Tomas – Legazpi


  • Bataan Peninsula State University

Batangas – Batangas City, Lipa, Lemery

  • University Of Batangas – Lipa and Main
  • Batangas State University – Balayan, JPLPC, Main, Malvar, Nasugbu, Rosario
  • De La Salle University – Lipa
  • First Asia Institute Of Technology And Humanities
  • Lipa City College
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Batangas

Benguet – Baguio

  • Saint Louis University
  • University Of The Philippines
  • Baguio University Of The Cordilleras

Bulacan – Baliuag, Marilao, , Pulilan, San Jose Del Monteo

  • Baliuag University
  • Bulacan State University
  • Meycauayan College

Cagayan – Tuguegarao

  • Cagayan State University – Main, Andrews
  • University of St. Louis

Camarines Sur – Naga

  • Ateneo De Naga University
  • Camarines Sur Polytechnic College – Nabua, Naga
  • Naga College Foundation
  • Partido State University
  • Universidad De Sta. Isabel
  • University Of Nueva Caceres

Cavite – Bacoor, Dasmarinas, Molino, Rosario

  • Cavite State University – Bacoor, Imus, Indang, Rosario
  • Dela Salle University – Dasmariňas, Cavite
  • National College Of Science And Technology
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Maragondon
  • Rogationist College
  • San Sebastian College – Recoletos De Cavite

Isabela – Cauayan

  • Isabela State University
  • Our Lady Of The Pillar College – Cauayan, Isabela
  • Philippine Normal University – Alicia, Isabela
  • University Of Perpetual Help System – Isabela

Laguna – Calamba, San Pablo, Sta. Rosa

  • Dalubhasaan ng Lungsod ng San Pablo
  • Laguna College Of Business And Arts
  • Laguna State Polytechnic University – Sta. Cruz, San Pablo
  • National University – Calamba
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Binan
  • University Of Perpetual Help System – Biňan, Dalta, Rizal
  • University Of The Philippines – Los Baños

Nueva Ecija – Cabanatuan

  • Araullo University
  • Central Luzon State University

Palawan – Puerto Princesa

  • Palawan State University

Pampanga – Angeles, San Fernando, Telabastagano

  • Angeles University Foundation
  • Holy Angel University
  • University Of The Assumption

Pangasinan – Dagupan, Rosales, Urdaneta

  • Kingfisher School of Business and Finance
  • Lyceum Northern Luzon Pangasinan
  • Lyceum Northwestern University
  • Pangasinan State University – Asingan, Bayambang, Lingayen, Urdaneta

Quezon – Lucena

  • Manuel Enverga University Foundation
  • Southern Luzon State University


  • University of Rizal System


  • Sorsogon State University


  • Tarlac State University

Zambales – Olongapo

  • Columban College
  • Gordon College

SM Partner Schools in Visayas

Capiz – Roxas

  • Capiz State University
  • Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion
  • Filamer Christian University


  • University Of San Jose Recoletos
  • University Of The Philippines Visayas – Cebu College
  • University Of Cebu – Lapu Lapu And Mandaue
  • University Of Cebu – Banilad, Lahug, Main
  • University Of San Carlos
  • Cebu Institute Of Technology
  • Cebu Normal University


  • University Of San Agustin
  • Central Philippine University
  • University Of The Philippines Visayas – Iloilo
  • West Visayas State University

Leyte – Ormoc, Tacloban

  • Eastern Visayas State University – Burauen, Ormoc, Tacloban
  • Leyte Normal University
  • Saint Paul School Of Professional Studies
  • University Of The Philippines Visayas – Tacloban College
  • Visayas State University
  • Western Leyte College of Ormoc City

Negros Occidental – Bacolod

  • Colegio San Agustin
  • University Of St. La Salle
  • Technological University Of The Philippines – Visayas
  • University Of Negros Occidental – Recoletos

SM Partner Schools in Mindanao

Agusan del Norte – Butuan

  • Caraga State University
  • Father Saturnino Urios College

Davao del Sur – Davao, Lanang

  • Ateneo De Davao University
  • University Of Southeastern Philippines
  • University Of Mindanao
  • University Of The Philippines Mindanao – Davao City
  • University Of Immaculate Concepcion

Misamis Oriental – Cagayan de Oro

  • Xavier University – Ateneo De Cagayan
  • University Of Science And Technology Of Southern Philippines
  • Liceo De Cagayan University
  • Cagayan De Oro College

South Cotabato – General Santos

  • Mindanao State University
  • Notre Dame Of Dadiangas University

Zamboanga del Sur – Zamboanga City

  • Ateneo de Zamboanga
  • Universidad de Zamboanga
  • Western Mindanao State University

Areas covered under SM Scholarship

The list of areas covered under SM scholarship program is as follows:


  • Bataan
  • Batangas
  • Rizal
  • Benguet
  • Bulacan
  • Quezon
  • Cagayan
  • Albay
  • Pangasinan
  • Camarines Norte
  • Camarines Sur
  • Cavite
  • Laguna
  • Nueva Ecija
  • NCR
  • Palawan
  • Pampanga
  • Sorsogon
  • Isabela
  • Tarlac
  • Zambales


  • Iloilo
  • Cebu
  • Capiz
  • Leyte
  • Negros Occidental


  • Davao del Sur
  • Agusan del Norte
  • South Cotabato
  • Misamis Oriental
  • Zamboanga del Sur

SM Scholarship Priority Courses

Following is the list of courses eligible for SM College Scholarship:

  1. BS in Computer Science
  2. BS in Computer Engineering
  3. BS in Mechanical Engineering
  4. BS in Accounting Information Systems
  5. BSBA in Management Accounting
  6. BS in Information Technology
  7. BS in Civil Engineering
  8. BS in Accountancy
  9. BS in Internal Auditing
  10. BS in Elementary Education
  11. BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering/ BS In Electronics Engineering/ BS Electronics Engineering
  12. BS in Electrical Engineering
  13. BS in Accounting Technology
  14. BSBA in Financial Management
  15. BS in Secondary Education major in Biology, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physics, Mathematics, English.

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What is the General Average?

The required general weighted average for both the fourth year (2nd or grading period) and grade 12 (1st semester) is at least 92%. 

Last but not least, the overall household income should not exceed P150,000.00 per year. 

SM College Scholarship Application Timeline

The opening date of online application for SM Scholarship is February 1, 2023.

The deadline date to apply for SM College Scholarship is March 30, 2023.

How to apply for the SM Scholarship program?

Interested and eligible applicants can apply for SM Scholarship by visiting the online application portal from here:

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