Scholarship

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

                 A. 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:
     •      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.

                 B. 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 - 100% discount in tuition fee for one school year (10 students)
Salutatorian - 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

C. 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 rating of 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 rating of 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.

D. 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 rating of 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

COMMITTEES
Tulong Dunong and SSAM Discount in Tuition Fee committee is composed of the Registrar, High School Principal/Academic Coordinator, Head of the Student Development Center, and the Directress.

SSAM JHS and SHS Academic Scholarship is composed of the Registrar, High School Principal/Academic Coordinator, and with the approval of the Directress.

The committee for SSAM Financial Assistance is composed of the School Treasurer, Grade School Principal, High School Principal, Head of the Student Development Center, Registrar and is subject to the approval of the Directress.

The Education Service Contracting Screening Committee is chaired by the High School Principal and assisted by the Registrar, Academic Coordinator, President of the Faculty Association and a representative from the faculty.

Note:
    1.     Applications are processed on a First-come First-served basis (except for ESC and Tulong Dunong).
    2.     Application forms are available at the Registrar's Office. The application form and other documents must be submitted             on or before the deadline set.
    3.     A student can only avail of one type of scholarship at a time.
    4.      A background investigation especially for Tulong-Dunong applicants will be conducted as additional requirement.
    5.     SSAM is under no obligation to grant scholarship or financial assistance to any pupil/student.

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP
SY 2021-2022 to SY 2022-2023



St. Scholastica's Academy of Marikina is celebrating its 60th Jubilee Celebration with the theme "Benedictine Peace: 60 Years of Ora (Prayer) Et Labora (Work) – Forward in Love and Service".

In line with its celebration, SSAM will give access to Grade 11 qualified students from the public schools of Marikina to benefit from quality Catholic Benedictine education by offering full scholarship for the succeeding school years, SY 2021-2022 to SY 2022-2023.

QUALIFICATIONS
     •     A baptized Catholic
     •     A candidate for Grade 10 Completion in a public school within Marikina
     •     General Average of at least 88% with no grade in any subject below 85% in Grade 8 – 10
     •     Has passed the entrance examination and interviews of SSAM
     •     Attendance in a basic Catechism class prior to the opening of classes which will be facilitated by SSAM

BENEFITS
     •     No application and examination fees to pay for this scholarship program
     •     No fees – tuition, miscellaneous and special fees – to shoulder throughout the duration of her SHS education in the              SHS Department
     •     Free processing of her college application requirements

REQUIREMENTS
Must submit the following documents:
         PSA Birth Certificate (original and photocopy)
         Catholic Baptismal Certificate (original and photocopy)
         Certified true copy of Grade 8-9 Report Card
         Certified true copy of LATEST Report Card (Form 138/SF9) with first quarter grades
             - A conduct grade of B+ or 85%
             - Numerical equivalent of letter grades
         Copy of the National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) results (if applicable)
         Three (4) pieces of recent 2" x 2" colored ID picture with complete nametag
         Certificate of Good Moral Character (sealed in an envelope with signature across the flap or the school may directly                 email it to ssamregistrar@gmail.com)
         Accomplished SSAM Senior High School Information Sheet (downloadable)
         Accomplished Student Personal Data Sheet (downloadable)
         Accomplished SSAM Student Development Center Recommendation Form sealed in an envelope with signature                   across the flap or the recommender may email it directly to ssamregistrar@gmail.com (downloadable)
         Accomplished SHS Scholarship Application Form (downloadable)
         Latest BIR Income Tax Return or any proof of income of parents
         Leadership Certification/s (Grade 8 – 10)
         Award Certification/s (Grade 8 – 10)
         Student Ranking Certification (Grade 9)





             (downloadable)ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS




For applicants who will submit ONSITE (over the counter)
all original and photocopied documents required for submission must be arranged in the order as listed above in a legal size (8 ½ x 14 in.) folder.
IMPORTANT: Submitted documents become property of St. Scholastica's Academy Marikina – Registrar's Office.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
8941-9497 / 0915-1443430 (Globe) / 0920-6069499 (Smart)
Website: www.ssam.edu.ph Facebook Name: Ssam Registrar (https://www.facebook.com/scholastica.registrar)