TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS ATENEO FRESHMAN MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (AFMS)
The Ateneo Freshman Merit Scholarship is an academic distinction awarded yearly to outstanding freshman applicants who have excelled in the Ateneo College Entrance Test, have distinguished themselves in their respective high schools, and who also show great promise for the future. This award includes a full tuition and fees grant for any undergraduate degree of the awardee's choice.
ATENEO FRESHMAN MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (AFMS)
SAN IGNACIO DE LOYOLA MERIT SCHOLARSHIP (SIDL)
The San Ignacio de Loyola Merit Scholarship for Public High School Students is awarded yearly to freshman applicants from public or state-supported high schools across the country. These students must have distinguished themselves in both academic and co-curricular involvement in their respective high schools and more importantly, show the potential to become future leaders and catalysts for national development. This award includes a full tuition and fees grant for any undergraduate degree of the awardee's choice.
DIRECTOR'S LIST SCHOLARSHIP
The Loyola Schools Director's List Scholarship is an academic grant awarded to the top freshman applicants to the Loyola Schools who have stood out and have done very well in the Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET), in their academics, as well as in co-curricular activities.
For School Year 2017-18, each Director's List awardee was given a P60,000 scholarship grant.
The Loyola Schools recognizes in these students great promise, a vast potential tocontribute and enrich the university community and the Philippines. In and through them,the Loyola Schools hopes to continue its tradition of excellence in academics and serviceto God and nation.
JOSE P. RIZAL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
The Jose P. Rizal Academic Scholarship is an academic award granted to Valedictorians and Salutatorians of public high schools who are accepted to the Loyola Schools. Upon presentation of a certification from the high school principal, a Valedictorian will receive a 100% Tuition and Fees Scholarship while a Salutatorian will receive a 50% Tuition and Fees Scholarship.
FR. THOMAS B. STEINBUGLER, SJ ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
The Fr. Thomas B. Steinbugler, S.J. Academic Scholarship is an academic grant awarded to Valedictorians and Salutatorians of Jesuit High Schools who are accepted to the Loyola Schools. Upon presentation of a certification from the high school principal, a Valedictorian receives a 100% Tuition and Fees Scholarship while a Salutatorian receives a 50% Tuition and Fees Scholarship.
FR. BIENVENIDO F. NEBRES, SJ SCIENCE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
The Fr. Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J. Science Academic Scholarship is an academic award granted to Valedictorians and Salutatorians of science high schools who are accepted to the Loyola Schools in any degree program under the School of Science and Engineering. Upon presentation of a certification from the high school principal, a Valedictorian will receive a 100% Tuition and Fees Scholarship while a Salutatorian will receive a 50% Tuition and Fees Scholarship.
Athletic Scholarships are awarded to student-athletes who have excelled in sports and academics. Aside from being financially challenged, applicants must have outstanding athletic ability and must be a recipient of awards in their specific sport. Applicants must complete the Athletic Scholarship Application Form from the University Athletics Office and secure the recommendation of the Ateneo coach and program head for the sport.
Recipients of a DOST-SEI scholarship may coordinate with the Ateneo de Manila DOST University Coordinator, Ms. Jolly A. Morata for any inquiry. All DOST scholars must submit a photocopy of their Tuition Assessment Form and latest grade report every semester, otherwise, stipends will not be processed. Scholars must also secure the permission of the DOST-SEI Director if shifting to another program, taking a leave of absence, or if travelling abroad. All letters, including appeals to DOST should also be coursed through the Ateneo de Manila DOST University Coordinator. DOST Scholars are encouraged to check the OAA Board for any DOST announcement. Scholars who have any concerns may also call DOST-SEI directly at 839-0083 or at 837-1333 and look for Ms. Alice Asuncion.
FINANCIAL AID GRANTS
Applicants for scholarship must fill out a Scholarship/Financial Aid Questionnaire. This form must be secured and submitted
the Application for Admission form. Application for scholarship does not influence in any way the decision concerning acceptance into the college. Scholarship applicants, therefore, should not wait for the decision on their application for admission before securing or submitting a scholarship application form.
With limited scholarship slots each year, the Committee on Admission and Aid makes its decision on each application after carefully examining the results of the Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) together with the academic record of the applicant, the family's finances and school recommendations.
Criteria for Selection
Financial Aid grantees are selected on the basis of:
a) financial need as clearly evident in the Scholarship/Financial Aid Questionnaire
b) intellectual ability and proven consistent academic performance
c) service to the community and potential for greater service in the future.
Types of Grant
Financial aid takes various forms:
a) 25% tuition and fees
b) 50% tuition and fees
c) 75% tuition and fees
d) 100% tuition and fees
e) book and/or transportation allowance
f) food allowance
g) dormitory assistance
Program of Study and Tenure of Award
Scholarships and financial grants are awarded to students in all programs of study in the Loyola Schools. The grant is given for a year only. It may be renewed upon evaluation of the student's continued financial need and above satisfactory academic performance. It covers Summer and Introductory Courses if these are required.