SM Scholarship 2023 Online Application, Requirements

Good news for incoming first-year students looking for a scholarship grant. The SM Foundation announces that online applications for the SM Scholarship SY 2023-2024 will begin on February 1, 2023, and until March 30, 2023. For those who are interested to apply prepare your requirements as early as now.

SM Foundation provides college and technical-vocational scholarship grants as well as access to primary education through school buildings to help the youth achieve their dreams. Henry Sy, the founder of SM believes that education is the best defense against poverty.


SM Scholarship 2023

For over two decades, SM helps the youth reach their full potential and achieve their dreams through the College Scholarship program.

SM Foundation believes that the moment a family member graduates from college, that scholar can now then help his/her siblings to go to school to serve and lift their families from poverty.

The opening of the SM scholarship program SY 2023-2024 online application is from Feb.1-March 30, 2023.

SM Scholarship Benefits

If you are chosen to be one of the scholars of SM you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Choice of specialization in accounting, information technology, engineering, and education.
  • Full Tuition
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Part-time job opportunities during semestral and Christmas breaks.
  • Exclusive job offers with the SM group upon graduation.
  • Other fun-filled activities and enrichment programs.

SM Scholarship Qualifications

To be able to qualify for the SM scholarship, you must have the following qualifications:

  • Grade 12 public high school graduates from schools in the areas covered.
  • Grade 12 graduates from private schools in the areas covered.
    • With DepEd vouchers and;
    • Grade 10 finishers from public high schools
  • General weighted average (GWA) grade of at least 92% or its equivalent for Grade 12 – 1st semester.
  • Total household income of at most P250,000 per year.
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What are the Areas covered


NCR, Albay, Bataan, Batangas, Benguet, Bulacan, Cagayan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Cavite, Isabela, Laguna, Nueva Ecija, Palawan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Sorsogon, Quezon, Rizal, Tarlac, Zambales


Capiz, Cebu, Iloilo, Leyte, Negros Occidental


Agusan del Norte, Davao del Sur, Misamis Oriental, South Cotabato, Zamboanga del Sur

SM Scholarship Requirements

If you are qualified and interested to apply, you need to prepare the following requirements:

  • Accomplished online application form
  • Attachments to the online application:
    • Parent’s or Guardian’s 2018 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

Application link

The application is online. The online application portal will be accessible starting February 1, 2023. You can register at this link to apply for the scholarship.

Walk-in applicants will not be accepted.

SM Scholarship Online Application Process Flow


: Visit the link

Accomplish the online application form and upload all required documents.


SMFI will assess the submitted application forms and documents. The applicant will receive an email notification regarding the status of the application (eg. “Declined or For Exam).


The schedule of the online exam as well as the results of the exam will be sent via email.


Exam passers will be interviewed via Google

Meet by SM Foundation Schedule and results of the interview will be sent via email.

@SMFoundationinc |


The SM Foundation team will conduct random virtual home visits via Google Meet to those who passed the interview.

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Successful applicants will be notified via phone call or email to confirm their school and course.


An email notification with the schedule of orientation and contract signing will be sent to the successful applicants.

SM Partner Schools and Courses Offered

Lastly, SM has partner Schools for you to avail of the Scholarship. See the lists of partner Schools here and the Courses offered.

For more information, you can follow the Official Facebook Page of SM Foundation or their website.

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