Scholarship Program

OBJECTIVE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The SSAM Scholarship Program aims to assist deserving students to set foot in St. Scholastica’s Academy Marikina, and have access to quality Benedictine education.

GENERAL PROCEDURE FOR ENTRY  
All requirements will be submitted to the Registrar for assessment. Acceptance of applicants will depend on the approval of the committee, in consultation with the Directress.

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIP

  • TULONG DUNONG – a scholarship given to an applicant recommended by Ateneo De Manila Tulong Dunong Screening Committee, who is poor and deserving, and has passed the SSAM requirements for admission.

CRITERIA
The applicant:

  • graduate from a public grade school;
  • has an average grade of 85%, and no grade lower than 83% in any subject, in any quarter;
  • has an average conduct grade of B+ or 85 and no grade lower than B+ in any criterion, in any quarter;
  • met all the SSAM requirements for admission.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Original and photocopy of recent report card;
  • Original and photocopy of baptismal and birth certificate;
  • Three (3) pcs. 2” x 2” ID picture, colored, with complete name tag;
  • Parent/s’ Income Tax Returns or Affidavit of Non-Filing of Income Tax Return/s;
  • Accomplished SSAM forms;
  • Recommendation Letters (one from the previous school, one SSAM Guidance Recommendation form);
  • Home visitation for background investigation;
  • Interview;
  • Written examination.

CONDITIONS FOR MAINTAINING THE TULONG DUNONG SCHOLARSHIP

  • maintain a yearly general average of 83%, no grade below 80% in any subject, in any quarter, and in the final grade;
  • exhibit an exemplary behavior, and must not have a conduct grade lower than

B+ in any criterion, in any quarter;

  • the grant shall be on a yearly basis.

Note:  Those who cannot keep the academic and conduct requirements will be informed of the termination of the grant at the end of the school year.

  • SSAM DISCOUNT IN TUITION FEE – a scholarship given to an applicant who graduated Valedictorian (Top 1) or Salutatorian (Top 2) in Grade Six from SSAM or from other schools, and has passed the SSAM requirements for admission.

CRITERIA
The applicant:

  • Roman Catholic as well as the parents;
  • graduated Valedictorian or Salutatorian in Grade Six (from SSAM, or from other schools);
  • undergo and pass the screening for new students.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Parent/s’ application letter for scholarship;
  • Original and photocopy of recent report card;
  • Original and photocopy of baptismal and birth certificate;
  • Three (3) pcs. 2” x 2” ID picture, colored, with complete name tag;
  • Certificate of Graduation with Honors from the Grade School Principal;
  • Accomplished SSAM forms;
  • Recommendation Letters (one from the previous school, one SSAM Guidance Recommendation form);
  • Interview;
  • Written examination.

BENEFITS
Valedictorian/Top 1   – 100% discount in tuition fee for one school year (10 students)
Salutatorian/Top 2    – 50% discount in tuition fee for one school year (5 students)
Book allowance          – Php1, 500.00 for one school year, to be given upon enrolment

  • SSAMJHS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP – a scholarship grant that is offered to incoming Grade Eight students of SSAM who met the academic and conduct requirements based from the year-end average rating indicated in the report card of the previous school year (Grade Seven), and is not a recipient of any scholarship/benefit.

CRITERIA
The applicant:

  • top three in Grade Seven at the end of the previous school year;
  • incoming Grade Eight student from St. Scholastica’s Academy Marikina;
  • has a grade not lower than 92% in CLE and 90% in other subjects every quarter, and must have a final rating of not lower than 92% in all subjects every end of the school year;
  • has an average conduct grade of A or A- every quarter, and no conduct grade lower than A- in any criterion, in any quarter, every school year;
  • actively involved in extra and co-curricular activities, with an ECA grade of not lower  than 90% every quarter, and a final ratingof  92% every end of the school year;
  • not a recipient of any scholarship/benefit.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Parent/s’ application letter for scholarship;
  • Accomplished SSAM Scholarship Application Form;
  • One (1) pc. 2”x 2” ID picture, colored, with complete name tag;
  • Original and photocopy of recent report card.

CONDITIONS FOR MAINTAINING THE SSAMJHS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
To keep the scholarship until Grade Ten, the applicant:

  • top three of the grade level every end of the school year;
  • not have a grade lower than 92% in CLE and 90% in other subjects every

quarter, and must have a final rating of not lower than 92% in all subjects    every end of the school year;

  • has an average conduct grade of A or A- every quarter, and no conduct grade lower than A- in any criterion, in any quarter, every school year;
  • actively involved in extra and co-curricular activities, with an ECA  grade of not lower than 90% every quarter, and a final ratingof 92% every end of the school year;
  • not a recipient of any scholarship/benefit;
  • scholarship shall be on a yearly basis.

Note:  Those who cannot keep the academic and conduct requirements will be informed of the termination of the scholarship at the end of the school year.

BENEFITS
Top 1           – 100% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year
Top 2           – 75% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year
Top 3           –  50% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year

Book allowance of Php1, 500.00 for one school year, to be given upon enrolment.

  • SSAMSHS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP – a scholarship grant that is offered to incoming Grade Eleven students of SSAM who met the academic and conduct requirements based from the year-end average rating indicated in the report card of the previous school year (Grade Ten), and is not a recipient of any scholarship/benefit.

CRITERIA
The applicant:

  • top five in Grade Ten at the end of the previous school year;
  • incoming Grade Eleven student from St. Scholastica’s Academy Marikina;
  • not a recipient of any scholarship/benefit.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Parent/s’ application letter for scholarship;
  • Accomplished SSAM Scholarship Application Form;
  • One (1) pc. 1” x 1” ID picture, colored, with complete name tag;
  • Original and photocopy of recent report card.

CONDITIONS FOR MAINTAINING THE SSAMSHS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
To keep the scholarship until Grade Twelve, the applicant:

  • top five of the grade level every end of the school year;
  • not have a grade lower than 92% in Theology and 90% in other subjects every

quarter, and must have a final rating of not lower than 92% in all subjects    every end of the school year;

  • has an average conduct grade of A or A- every quarter, and no conduct grade lower than A- in any criterion, in any quarter, every school year;
  • actively involved in extra and co-curricular activities, with an ECA  grade of not lower than 90% every quarter, and a final ratingof 92% every end of the school year;
  • not a recipient of any scholarship/benefit;
  • scholarship shall be on a yearly basis.

Note:  Those who cannot keep the academic and conduct requirements will be informed of the termination of the scholarship at the end of the school year.

BENEFITS
Top 1           – 100% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year
Top 2           –   80% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year
Top 3           –   60% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year
Top 4           –   40% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year
Top 5           –   20% discount in tuition fee, renewable every school year