2022–2023 Aboitiz College Scholarship Program (ACSP)

The Aboitiz Group offers the Aboitiz Scholarship program to eligible undergraduates in selected courses. Learn how to win this scholarship.

Updated: May 19, 2022 — The Aboitiz Foundation announced the opening of the Aboitiz College Scholarship Program (ACSP) for the Academic Year 2022–2023.

Deadline of application: June 11, 2022.

The Foundation has been investing heavily to provide access to quality education in the Philippines as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR). A significant portion of their CSR budget is dedicated to educational initiatives to deliver on their promise of a better learning environment for our communities.

Pro Tip: Before you apply, read this article carefully to learn more about the program eligibility, application requirements, screening, and selection process. The application portal is at the end of this article.

About ACSP

Every year, the Aboitiz College Scholarship Program (ACSP) is looking for incoming 1st-year students who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree full-time.

Note: For this year, the Foundation’s priority courses are related to data science, digital transformation, engineering, information technology, sales, e-commerce, agriculture, and nutrition.

Aboitiz scholarship benefits

Financial support from the Aboitiz College Scholarship Program covers full tuition fees, book requirements, transportation needs, and other expenses.

Scholars also get a monthly allowance and board review fees for degrees that require a board exam after graduation.

The scholarship can be renewed every semester as long as the student maintains the GPA requirement (or its equivalent) and progresses normally.

Aboitiz scholarship qualifications

To be eligible for the Aboitiz College Scholarship Program, the candidate must:

  • Be a full-time incoming freshman student in a recognized private or public university or college in the Philippines.
  • Pursuing a degree identified by the Foundation.
  • Have a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 88% or its equivalent.
  • Not have a failing grade or incomplete grade.
  • Not have any record of any form of disciplinary action.
  • Completed the online application form and submitted the requirements on time.

Aboitiz Scholarship requirements

Please prepare all the necessary attachments when completing the online application form:

Note: Incomplete application requirements will NOT be considered. Documents submitted to the Foundation will NOT be returned to the applicants.

  • Completed (online) application form.
  • 2×2 colored photo
  • A certified true copy of your complete senior-high-school report card.
  • Certification from the principal or registrar showing your final average grade. It should include the GPA/GWA percentage equivalent.
  • Certification/s supporting leadership experience[1], awards received, and community involvement[2].
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (one academic & one non-academic).

[1] – For the leadership experience, the Committee will only accept certifications signed by the Student Affairs Office or the organization’s adviser(s) stating the position(s) held by the applicant and the inclusive years.
[2] – IDs, programs, medals, trophies, or pictures of the award are not accepted. Please provide a written certification signed by an authorized person, either from the academe or from the award-giving body.

Also prepare a personal essay as to why you deserve to be awarded the scholarship.

Candidates are also asked to provide information about the evaluator of their choice. You will be sent a link for the recommendation form.

Academe evaluator

The academe evaluator can be any of the following:

  • Class Adviser
  • School Guidance Counselor or Student Affairs Officer
  • School Principal
  • Adviser of a school-based organization where you are a member of
  • Teacher of the applicant in at least one subject

None-academe evaluator

The none-academe evaluator can be anyone from the community who can vouch for your potential and ability, like:

  • Parish Priest
  • Barangay Captain
  • Barangay Councilor
  • Employee

Your evaluator’s recommendation letter is very important. Give the following questions to your evaluators for them to use as their guides:

  1. How long have you known the applicant and in what connection?
  2. What do you consider the applicant’s talents or strengths?
  3. What do you consider as the applicant’s areas for improvement?
  4. Why would you endorse the applicant for the ACSP?
  5. Any additional info that would help the Scholarship Selection Committee.

Selection process

All applications will be accepted by ACSP’s Scholarship Selection Committee and evaluated by Corporate HR.

All applications are assessed by the following criteria:

  • academic performance
  • leadership ability
  • awards received
  • community involvement
  • recommendations
  • personal essay

Only the top 60 applicants will proceed to the initial interview round. After the initial interview, the top 30 applicants will proceed to the last phase which is the panel interview.

How to apply?

Accomplish the application form and submit the requirements on or before June 11, 2022.

Note: Applicants should fully disclose during the application all active scholarships he/she is enjoying and/or applications for other scholarships he/she is actively pursuing. No scholar shall enjoy two or more scholarships may it be within the group or external except for Academic Scholarships offered by the institution where the scholar is enrolled. Scholars who opt for the scholarship other than the program discussed in this document shall be disqualified for Aboitiz Foundation, Inc.’s Scholarship Program.

Questions?

For more information about the requirements and process for the Aboitiz College Scholarship Program application, please visit their official website.

Cebu Office
The Aboitiz College Scholarship Program
Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.
Aboitiz Corporate Center
Gov. Manuel A. Cuenco Avenue
6000 Cebu City

Taguig Office
The Aboitiz College Scholarship Program
Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.
NAC Tower, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City