Educational assistance to persons with disability, for them to pursue primary, secondary, tertiary, post tertiary, as well as vocational or technical education in both public and private schools through the provision of scholarships, grants, financial aids, subsidies and other incentives to qualified persons with disability, including support for books, learning materials, and uniform allowance, to the extent feasible: Provided, that persons with disability shall meet the minimum admission requirements set by the Department of Education (DepED), Commission on Higher Education Department (CHED), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and other entities engaged in the grant of scholarship and financial assistance for the education of persons with disability.
The New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Awards (NZAS) recognize New Zealand’s close cultural, economic, and geographic ties with the Southeast Asia. The NZAS program seeks to empower individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to the economic, social, and political development of their region. The scholarships are offered for postgraduate level study only. The New Zealand Aid Programme funds the NZAS.
The Philippine – American Educational Fund offers the Fulbright Graduate Student Program to Filipino professionals and faculty. The Fulbright Scholarship Program is a competitive, merit based scholarship program that provides opportunities for graduate degree and non-degree studies at one of the universities in the United States in the fields of:
The journalism scholarship program, founded in 1993 has helped outstanding journalism students from five top universities: University of the Philippines Diliman, University of Santo Tomas, Ateneo de Manila University, UP Los Baños, and University of the East. Aside from the scholarship grant given to the newsboys, Inquirer also offers scholarship program to journalism students with exceptional grades and talent for writing.
The Peace Corps Alumni Foundation provides scholarships for Filipino students who need financial assistance to realize their dreams of attending college in the Philippines. PCAFPD is an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association and is recognized as the official returned Volunteer group of the Philippines. The Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible.
The British Council in the Philippines is working in partnership with the Government of the Philippines to deliver programmes under the Newton Agham Fund that benefit Filipino researchers. The British Council and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will co-fund the Newton PhD Scholarships. The programme will be managed in partnership by British Council and the HE International Unit, together with the Commission on Higher Education.
The ASEAN Scholarship for the Philippines is tenable for 4 years leading to the award of the Singapore Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A Level) (or equivalent) certificate. The scholarship is for studies in selected Singapore schools from Secondary Three to Pre-University Two and is renewed annually, subject to the satisfactory performance of the scholar.
The Ayala Foundation projects are focus on primary education, that would be from kindergarten through grade six, and seek to bridge the gap between privileged and underserved students, especially in terms of access to quality public education. By building partnerships and taking a multi-stakeholder approach, the foundation hope to provide a nurturing learning environment (Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education, CENTEX), high quality multimedia educational materials (Text2Teach) for public elementary school students, and an opportunity for continued professional development for teachers and principals (Training Institute).
The Harvard University International Graduate Students have a number of programs for international students from the Philippines planning to study at the Harvard graduate and professional schools. The Ayala Scholarship Fund and the Eugenio Lopez Scholarship Fund fellowships support citizens of the Philippines who are enrolling in graduate degree programs. Candidates must have financial need as determined by the Harvard school on which they plan to enroll.
The CFA Institute offers a need based scholarship opportunity for those who are unable to afford the full price of the CFA Program enrollment and registration fees. The Access Scholarship awards waive the CFA Program enrollment fee and reduce the exam registration fee to $250, including the CFA Program eBook.