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5 PHINMA Education Scholarships You Might Not Know About


Education has always been a good investment. But it’s often a costly one. During the past year, we’ve seen how the health and economic crises have made it more difficult for people to make ends meet. Dahil dito apektado ang mga pamilyang may pinag-aaral na mga estudyante. Marami sa kanila ang nahihirapan maghanap ng pambayad para sa tuition, dagdag pa rito ang internet connection at gadgets na kailangan sa online learning.

No student should be left behind. Ngayong balik eskwela na, mayroong mga scholarships na pwedeng makatulong sa’yo. Kung nag-aaral ka sa isa sa mga PHINMA Education schools, we’ve listed 5 PHINMA scholarships that can help you fund your studies.

Hawak Kamay (HK) Scholarship

PHINMA Education grants HK Scholarships to incoming freshmen from low-income families. No maintaining grade required! Depending on the school’s review of your application, you can receive either a 25%, 50% or 75% discount sa tuition at miscellaneous fees.

Qualifications: Must be an incoming freshman or transferee in any PHINMA Education school in the Philippines from a low-income family

Requirements: Filled-out online application form for HK Scholarship

Duration: 4-5 years (until you complete your chosen course/degree)

Application period: Early enrollment period during 1st semester

Note: Stay updated at PHINMA Education website for the final requirements and application period. For the application form, you may also reach out directly to your PHINMA Education school!

Dean’s List Scholarship

This scholarship is granted to current PHINMA Education students who make it into the top 25 of the semester’s Dean’s List! Full and half scholarships are given depending on the student’s grade point average. Note that this only covers tuition fees.

Qualifications: Must be a Dean’s Lister

Requirements: Official Dean’s List from the school Registrar

Duration: One semester (renewable)


  • Grade point average of 88 or above, with no grade lower than 85
  • No academic mark of Incomplete, Dropped, or Failed

PHINMA Scholarship

This is a full scholarship that covers the tuition and miscellaneous fees of incoming freshmen students who excel in their academics. The scholars also receive an allowance of Php 4,000 every month for the duration of the program.


  • Must be a top student from previous school
  • Must come from a low-income family


  • Qualifying marks on the scholarship exam
  • Must enroll in a priority board (degree) program

Duration: One semester (renewable)


  • Grade point average of at least 1.75, with no grade lower than 2.00
  • No academic mark of Incomplete, Dropped, or Failed
  • Ten (10) service hours per week or equivalent activity at the school

Student Assistance Program

This is a scholarship granted to students who are willing to study and work at the same time in their preferred PHINMA Education school. Depending on the number of service hours and subjects handled by the student, this scholarship can cover either 100% or 50% of the student’s tuition for the semester.


  • Must come from a low income family
  • Must not have any failing marks

Requirements: Applicants must submit 2 copies each of the following documents:

  • Income statement of parent/s
  • Recent proof of billing or certificate of indigency
  • Good moral certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • Report Card (for freshmen) or a photocopy of Grade Report from Registrar (for old student)
  • 2×2 Photo

Duration: One semester (renewable)


  • Attends the monthly meetings or activities of their assigned department
  • Maintains a good class standing
  • No academic mark of Incomplete, Dropped, or Failed
  • Twenty (20) service hours per week to assigned department

Siblings/Kapamilya Discount

This scholarship is applicable to siblings who are simultaneously enrolled in the same PHINMA school. The tuition coverage ranges between 5% - 30% depending on the number of siblings enrolled.

Qualifications: Must have at least one sibling enrolled in the same PHINMA Education school


  • NSO Birth Certificate of all siblings
  • Certificate of Matriculation from previous school

Duration: Valid as long as at least 2 siblings are currently enrolled

That’s it! Take note that some application details may vary from each PHINMA Education school. To stay updated with the latest application period and requirements, make it a habit to check out their official Facebook page and website.

While those we listed are applicable across the school network, meron ding mga scholarships na specific sa iba’t-ibang PHINMA Education schools. For more information on available scholarships, you can visit the following school websites:

Paraan Para sa Iyong Pangarap

Alam namin na mahirap maging estudyante, lalo na sa panahon ng pandemya. Bukod sa mga scholarships na mayroon ang PHINMA Education, may Bukas din para sa’yo!

With our partnership with PHINMA Education, Bukas offers student loans that can cover up to 100% of your tuition and other miscellaneous fees. Walang grade requirement at available ito for all year levels and course programs. So whether it’s a scholarship or through an installment plan, you can pursue your studies in a PHINMA Education school. Either way, kasama mo ang Bukas!

Learn more about Bukas and how we make education affordable for thousands of Filipino students like you. Apply for a tuition installment plan in your upcoming intake, and join our growing community for more tips and advice about all things student life. A better tomorrow awaits. Sa'yo ang Bukas!

Written by: Bea Salcedo

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