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SM Scholarship program SY 2021-22 to open on Jan.1

Good news for incoming first-year students looking for a scholarship grant. The SM Foundation announces that SM Scholarship for the SY 2021-2022 will open on January 1. 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 for poverty.

SM Scholarship 2021

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 2021-2022 online application is from January 1, 2021, and has been extended until March 26, 2021.

SM Scholarship Benefits

If you are chosen to be one of the scholars of SM you can enjoy these 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.


To be able to enter the scholarship, you must be qualified. See the qualifications needed.

  • 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 88% or its equivalent for Grade 12 – 1st semester.
  • Total household income of at most P150,000 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


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 from January 1 to March 26, 2021. 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 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 Courses offered.

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

82 thoughts on “SM Scholarship program SY 2021-22 to open on Jan.1”

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  2. Mary Shrine Olofernes

    Only near at City area lang po ba ang pwede mag avail ng scholarship?? How about po sa provinces nakatira??
    I think po kasi, chance na po.nmn ito, pero papano po, kung yung iba is kaylangan yan then sa province po nakatira, malayo po siya sa SM.
    Concern lang po ako kasi isa rin po ako sa mga studyanteng nangangailangan ng ganyang opportunidad.

      1. Good day Sir/Ma’am.
        From Cagayan de Oro City pala ako, tanong ko lang po, paano pagwala sa list ninyo ang school na pinapasukan ko, pwedi parin ba akung maka avail ng scholarship ninyo?
        Mahirap na po kasi pag nagtransfer ako, kasi old curriculum mga subject ko, at new curriculum naman sa ibang school na available sa list ninyo, mahirap na kasi bumalik pa sa new curriculum, babalik din ako sa umpisa, eh 3rd year college napo ako..
        Sana po may pag asang maka avail ako ng scholarship ninyo, need ko po kasi..

      2. Camille Fernandez

        Good Evening Sir/Ma’am pwede pa po ba mag apply ang college student? Freshmen po first sem. Bulacan, Plaridel area po. Salamat po.

        1. Centhia C. Pagapular

          Good morning ma’am /sir pwde pa maka apply? Second year student po, from Rizal Claveria Misamis Oriental

        1. Larabel Macampao

          Good day Sir/Ma’am depende ba yan sa course kase BS Agriculture po ako nee po talaga ang scholarship ngayun.

        1. Judy alvaro dungca

          Kauuwi ko lng po nung september 24 dito sa pilipinas,pwede po ba kong makakuha ng tabang n 30k s owwa para sa anak ko,hindi po nkapag aral dahil po sa pandemic po,,salamat po sana maaproved thank you and god bless po🙏🙏🙏

  3. Good evening. Iaaply ko PO Sana anak ko n graduating ng gr 12 on March 2020.. he has good grades and pasok sa criteria ninyo.. however WLA PO ako income tax return KC WLA PO kmi tax.. deped employee PO ako. Paano PO Kaya un? Pls reply..

  4. Mae Anne Tabelisma

    Sir baka po pwede pa ko magavail ng scholarship nyo..i am in 3rd yr college now..and single mom.kailangan ng financial assitance and ..magwork din sa company nyo in the future..

    1. Hello po paano po pag walang parents or guardian’s income tax return po? At malayo po kami sa SM po still issketch pa po ba? Magiging qualified pa ba? Thank you po

  5. Leonel G. Apalguid

    Hi po maam paano po pumunta sa website niyo or paano po magapply online, inopen ko kasi website na binigay niyo hindi ko po maopen..thank you po from benguet po ako maam/sir

  6. hello po ask ko lng kasi nag apply po ako nung nov.17 para sa scholarship
    kailan po malalaman ang update ng pag apply kung qualified po

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  9. Pwde po ba.. Old curricullum? Highschool graduate po hindi po ako nkaabut sa kto12 peru gustu po namin mag avail para mkapagtapos sa pag aaral.

  10. Sonia Grace Nativida

    Hello po grade12 student po ako turning college may iba pa po ba kayung course na pwedi po ma qualified like connected to business management course para po maka qualified po sana ako

  11. Good day po pwde po pang mag apply ng scholarship member pero next pa po ako mag enroll and wala po ako sa list

  12. Hello po, magandang araw po sa inyo tanong kulang po pwd po bang mag aply din ang 2nd year college na po. Kailangan ko din po ang ganyang opportunity lalong lalo na po ngayon. Salamat ng marami

  13. Wilma d. Paujana

    Tga villaba leyte po ako, 1 year college po
    . mahirap lang po kami kailangan ko ng scholarship para maka tapos po ako ng kolehiyo..

  14. Ask kolang po kasi po nag fillup nako kaso yung sa log in po is tama naman yung email na nakalagay pero hinihingan ako ng given password e wala naman po akong natatangap na password kahit sa gmail ko po, thankyou po😊

  15. Elnie Jhenn Baja

    Hello po. Paano po gawin yung sketch map kase po dito sa amin npakalayo pa po ng sm. Malakinh tulong po kase ito sa mga kapatid ko.

  16. Renalyn De villar

    𝙷𝚒 𝚙𝚘 𝚙𝚠𝚎𝚍𝚎 𝚙𝚘 𝚋𝚊 𝚖𝚊𝚐𝚊𝚙𝚙𝚕𝚢 𝚔𝚊𝚑𝚒𝚝 𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚍𝚞𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚜𝚝𝚞𝚍𝚎𝚗𝚝 𝚙𝚊𝚕𝚊𝚗𝚐 𝚙𝚘 𝚗𝚐 𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚍𝚎 12?

  17. Good day! para lang po ba talaga to sa mga incoming first year? I’m 2nd year college na po kasi, sana may opportunity akong makapasok 😊

  18. Hi bawal po ba yung mga graduate ng GRADE10 from private schools kahit po pasok po yung average kasi po nangangailan den po sa scholarship for accountancy

  19. Majoy Nabua pedyaan

    Goood day ma’am /sir need po ng scholarship sana matulongan nyo po🙏🙏🙏🙏incoming1st college po !!!

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