SM Scholarship program for SY 2020-2021

I know a lot of you are looking for a Scholarship in College. Well, this article is for you. We will be talking all about the SM College Scholarship.

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

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.


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 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


The application is online. The online application portal will be accessible from OCTOBER 15 to DECEMBER 31, 2019. So as of the moment, you can’t reach the portal for registration yet. But you can see the SM Foundation website here.

Walk-in applicants will not be accepted.

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

Source: sm-foundation


  1. 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.

    • no po, pwede po kahit sa province ka po as long as sa preferred school ka po nila mag study.

      • 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. 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..

  3. 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..

  4. 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

  5. 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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