SM Scholarship 2024-2025 | Open to Apply

Are you looking for a scholarship program to help you pay for college? Good news! The SM Foundation College is now accepting applications for its SM Scholarship Program for the Academic Year (AY) 2024-2025. The program was founded in 1993 as a result of the late Henry Sy, Sr’s belief that education is the ultimate solution to poverty., the SM Foundation has provided Scholarship opportunities to deserving high school graduates, allowing them to grow, succeed, and build a better future.

SM College Scholarship 2024
SM College Scholarship 2024

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About SM College Scholarship

The SM College Scholarship is one of the scholarships provided by the SM Foundation, Inc. Its a common belief that once a family member graduates from college, he or she will help his or her siblings in attending school in order to help and move their families out of poverty.

For over two decades, the SM Foundation has provided college scholarship programs. The SM College Scholarship believes that education is the solution to poverty. This scholarship program helps students to unlock their potential and achieve their goals.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

Here is the list of benefits which qualified scholars will receive under SM College Scholarship:

  • Full Tuition Fees Coverage
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Choice of specialization in accounting, information technology, engineering, and education
  • Part-time job opportunities during semestral and Christmas break
  • Exclusive job offers with the SM group upon graduation.
  • Other fun-filled activities and enrichment programs.

What are the Qualifications?

Following is the eligibility criteria required to apply for SM College Scholarship:

  • Grade 12 graduates from public and private schools in the areas covered. Applicants from private schools must have a DepEd voucher and must be Grade 10 finishers from public high schools.
  • Applicant must have a general weighted average grade of at least 92% or its equivalent for Grade 12 – 1st semester.
  • Candidates must have an annual total household income of P150,000 or less.

Documentary Requirements

Following is the list of documents one needs to submit while applying for SM College Scholarship:

  1. A fully accomplished online application form
  2. Birth Certificate
  3. Latest Grade 12 report card
  4. Two (2) copies of recent 2×2 ID pictures; and
  5. Sketch of residence to the nearest SM Mall.
  6. Latest Income Tax Returns of parent/s or guardian/Certificate of Non-Filing of Income/Certificate of Indigency;

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What are the priority courses?

Students who enroll in the following courses are eligible for the SM College Scholarship:

  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Computer Engineering
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • BS in Accounting Information Systems
  • BSBA in Management Accounting
  • BS in Information Technology
  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • BS in Accountancy
  • BS in Internal Auditing
  • BS in Elementary Education
  • BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering/ BS In Electronics Engineering/ BS Electronics Engineering
  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • BS in Accounting Technology
  • BSBA in Financial Management
  • BS in Secondary Education major in Biology, Chemistry, General Sciences, Physics, Mathematics and English

Areas Covered under the Scholarship

Scholars are free to enroll at any school of their choice, given that it is located in the following areas:

  • Luzon
    • NCR, Albay, Bataan, Batangas, Benguet, Bulacan, Cagayan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Cavite, Isabela, Laguna, Nueva Ecija, Palawan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Sorsogon, Quezon, Rizal, Tarlac, Zambales
  • Visayas
    • Capiz, Cebu, Iloilo, Leyte, Negros Occidental
  • Mindanao
    • Agusan del Norte, Davao del Sur, Misamis Oriental, South Cotabato, Zamboanga del Sur

List of Partner Schools

Below is a complete list of SM Scholarship Courses and Partner Schools in the NCR, Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

NCR Schools

  • Asia Pacific College
  • National University (NU) Manila, Fairview, MOA, East Ortigas
  • Far Eastern University
  • FEU – Tech
  • Jose Rizal University
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela
  • Philippine Normal University
  • Philippine School of Business Administration (Manila)
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta Mesa, San Juan, Quezon City, Taguig
  • University of the East-Caloocan
  • University of the Philippines-Diliman
  • City College of Malabon
  • City of Malabon University
  • Colegio de Muntinlupa
  • Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa
  • Quezon City University
  • Rizal Technological University
  • University of Calooca

LUZON Partner Schools

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
  • National University – Lipa

Benguet – Baguio

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

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

  • Baliuag University
  • Bulacan State University
  • Meycauayan College
  • Baliwag Polytechnic College
  • National University – Baliwag

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
  • City College of Tagaytay
  • National University – Dasmarinas

Isabela – Cauayan

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

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 – Laguna
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Binan, San Pedro, Sta. Rosa
  • University Of Perpetual Help System – Biňan, Dalta, Rizal
  • University Of The Philippines – Los Baños
  • Pamantasan ng Cabuyao

Nueva Ecija – Cabanatuan

  • Araullo University
  • Central Luzon State University
  • Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology

Palawan – Puerto Princesa

  • Palawan State University
  • Western Philippine University – Aborlan
  • Mindanao State University Main Campus – Bataraza Extension

Pampanga – Angeles, San Fernando, Telabastagan

  • Angeles University Foundation
  • Holy Angel University
  • University Of The Assumption
  • Don Honorio Ventura State University
  • National University – Clark
  • University of the Philippines Diliman Extension Program – Pampanga

Pangasinan – Dagupan, Rosales, Urdaneta

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

Quezon – Lucena

  • Manuel Enverga University Foundation
  • Southern Luzon State University


  • University of Rizal System


  • Sorsogon State University


  • Tarlac State University

Zambales – Olongapo

  • Bataan Peninsula State University
  • Columban College
  • Gordon College
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Bataan
  • President Ramon Magsaysay State University

VISAYAS Partner Schools

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 University
  • Cebu Normal University
  • Cordova Public College
  • Cebu Technological University


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

Leyte – Ormoc, Tacloban

  • Eastern Visayas State University – Burauen, Ormoc, Tacloban
  • Leyte Normal University
  • Saint Paul School of Professional Studies
  • University ofthe 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
  • Bacolod City College
  • National University – Bacolod

MINDANAO Partner Schools

Agusan del Norte – Butuan

  • Caraga State University
  • Father Saturnino Urios College
  • Saint Joseph Institute of Technology

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
  • Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
  • Notre Dame Of Dadiangas University

Zamboanga del Sur – Zamboanga City

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

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SM Scholarship

How to Apply for SM Scholarship Online?

Interested Applications can visit the SM Scholarship Online Application portal from the link given below and apply for the scholarship:

Link to Online Application Portal.

Application Period

SM Scholarship Program for college students for AY 2024-2025 is now closed! The deadline for submission is on March 31, 2024.


The SM Scholarship Program is a great opportunity for deserving but underprivileged students who want to pursue their education. You can achieve your academic and career goals with the help of the SM Foundation. Apply for the scholarship by following the steps provided above and taking the first step toward a brighter future. Good luck!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SM Scholarship?

The SM Scholarship is a program launched by the SM Foundation in the Philippines that provides financial assistance to deserving and underprivileged students for pursuing a college education.

What are the benefits of being an SM College Scholarship?

If you are selected for SM Scholarship, you will receive the following benefits:

Full Tuition, Monthly Allowance, Choice of specialization in accounting, information technology, engineering, and education, Part-time job opportunities during semestral and Christmas break and many more…

How to apply SM scholarship 2024?

Applicants have to submit their accomplished online application form with the following attachments:

1. Birth Certificate
2. Latest Grade 12 report card
3. Two (2) copies of recent 2×2 ID pictures; and
4. Sketch of residence to the nearest SM Mall.
5. Latest Income Tax Returns of parent/s or guardian/Certificate of Non-Filing of Income/Certificate of Indigency;

Who can apply for the SM scholarship?

Has a general weighted average grade of at least 92% for Grade 12 – first semester. Has a total annual household income of P150,000 or less.

What is the SM scholarship monthly allowance?

The SM Foundation scholarship grant provides a 100% subsidy as well as a monthly stipend of P2,000.

Is the SM scholarship still open?

Online applications for the SM Scholarship 2024 will be accepted from February 1 to March 31, 2024.

What is the deadline for the SM Scholarship 2024?

The SM Scholarship application deadline is March 31, 2024.