SM Scholarship 2023-2024 Application | Open to Apply

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Are you seeking a scholarship grant to help finance your college education? We have good news! The SM Foundation College is accepting applications for its SM Scholarship Program for the Academic Year (AY) 2023-2024.

SM College Scholarship 2023 Open to Apply
SM College Scholarship 2023

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What is SM College Scholarship?

The SM Scholarship is a two-decade program that strongly supports the belief that when a family member graduates from college, they can help their siblings in getting an education, thus enabling their families to overcome poverty.

Benefits of SM College Scholarship

  • Full Tuition
  • 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.

Documentary Requirements

  • Accomplished online application form
  • Attachments to the online application:
    • Parent’s or Guardian’s Latest Income Tax Return / Certification of Non-Filing of Income / Certificate of Indigency
    • Latest Grade 12 report card
    • Birth Certificate
    • 2×2 ID picture
    • Sketch of home to the nearest SM Mall


The following are the requirements for becoming a scholar:

  • 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.
  • General weighted average grade of at least 92% or its equivalent for Grade 12 – 1st semester.
  • Total household income of at most P250,000 per year.

Areas Covered:

  • Luzon
    • NCR, Albay, Bataan, Batangas,Benguet, Bulacan, Cagayan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Cavite, Isabela, Laguna, La Union, 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

How To Apply

The following is a step-by-step guide to becoming an SM Foundation Scholar:

1 – Application Form Online – Go to SM College Scholarship website on a computer with a good internet connection. Click the STUDENT tab on the landing page, then click the Register button. Complete the online application form, then upload all of the following documents:

  • Your parent’s or guardian’s 2017 Income Tax Return / Certification of Non-Filing of Income / Certificate of Indigency;
  • Latest Grade 12 or 4th-year report card
  • Birth Certificate
  • 2 x 2 ID picture
  • Sketch of home to the nearest SM mall

2 – Confirm your Application – Log in to the SM Scholarship Online System within 7 days of submitting your online application to confirm your scholarship application. Failure to confirm your application with in this time period will render your application form.

3 – Wait for the Notification – Your application form and other documents will now be assessed and evaluated by the Foundation. Wait for an e-mail notification indicating whether you are qualified or whether your application is invalid or has missing requirements.

4 – Pass the Online Exam – After confirming your online application, you will receive the examination schedule by email within 15 days. The results of the exams will be announced on the same day.

5 – Online Interview – Exams will be interviewed via Google Meet by the SM Foundation. The interview schedule and results will be provided via email.

6 – Virtual Home Visit – After completing the exam and interview, the SM Foundation team will make random virtual home visits to people who passed the interview via Google Meet.

7 – Course and School Confirmation – You will be contacted for confirmation of your desired course and school after completing all of the following Steps.

8 – Orientation and Contract Signing – You will receive an email informing you of the orientation schedule.

Scholarship Application For 2023

The online application period for the SM Scholarship 2023 Program for the School Year 2023-2024 will begin on February 1, 2023, and will end on March 30, 2023.

  • You may apply for the scholarship from the above link – Apply NOW

SM College Scholarship Deadline: March 30, 2023

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SM Scholarship 2023

Courses Offered in SM Scholarship 2023

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

NCR Schools

  • Asia Pacific College
  • National University – Manila
  • National University – Fairview
  • • National University – MOA
  • Far Eastern University
  • FEU – Institute of Technology
  • Jose Rizal 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 – Main, San Juan, Taguig
  • University of the East – Manila
  • University of the East – Caloocan
  • University of the Philippines – Diliman
  • Philippine Cultural College – Quezon City

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
  • Baguio University Of The Cordilleras

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

  • Baliuag University
  • Bulacan State University
  • Meycauayan 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

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

  • Laguna College of Business and Arts
  • Laguna State Polytechnic University – Sta. Cruz, San Pablo
  • National University – Calamba
  • Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Binan, San Pedro, Sta. Cruz, Sta. Rosa
  • 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

  • Angeles University Foundation
  • Holy Angel University
  • National University – Clark
  • University of the Assumption
  • University ofthe Philippines Diliman Extension – 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
  • University of Pangasinan

Quezon – Lucena

  • Manuel Enverga University Foundation
  • Southern Luzon State University


  • University of Rizal System – Main, Antipolo


  • Sorsogon State University


  • Tarlac State University

Zambales – Olongapo

  • Bataan Peninsula State University
  • Columban College
  • Gordon College

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 – Banilad, Lapu Lapu And
  • Mandaue, Main
  • University of San Carlos
  • Cebu Institute of Technology University
  • Cebu Normal Unive


  • 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 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

Mindanao Partner Schools

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 – Main, Tagum
  • 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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is SM college scholarship?

The SM College Scholarship is a two-decade program that strongly supports their belief that once a family member graduates from college, he or she can now help his or her siblings in attending school in order to serve and move their families out of poverty.

Who is eligible for SM scholarship?

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

What is the SM scholarship monthly allowance?

The SM Foundation scholarship grant includes a 100% subsidy and a P2,000 monthly stipend.

Is the SM scholarship still open?

From February 1 to March 30, 2023, online applications for the SM Scholarship 2023 will be accepted.