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Sun Life Rising Stars Scholarship Program

Sun Life Rising Stars Scholarship Program

Scholarship Background

The Sun Life Financial Philippines Foundation supports and enhances programs of importance to Filipinos, including health, education and social improvements.

With the banner campaign of “Brighter World,” the Foundation has already given close to a P100 million to the different causes it champions, such as education, health and well-being, environment, culture, and the arts.

In the field of education, Sun Life Foundation expanded its scholarship program to accommodate more scholars in different universities nationwide who are taking up critical courses such as Mathematics and Biology. To date it has also sponsored more than 40 college scholars in various universities nationwide.

Scholarship Benefits

School fees per semester (as assessed) – 100% Tuition and Fees;
Book allowance of P 5,000.00 per semester;
Monthly living allowance of P 7,000.00;

Scholarship Qualifications

1. The must be a bona fide 1st to 4th year student enrolled in any bachelor degree programs in the University of the Philippines, Diliman;
2. If an entering freshman, the applicant must have passed the UPCAT and earned a general weighted average of at least 90% during his/her senior year in high school; if already enrolled, the applicant must have obtained a general weighted average of “2.0” or better and must have no grade of “5.0”, unremoved “4.0” or “inc” or dropped/withdrawn a subject in all semester prior to the application;

Scholarship Requirements

1. The applicant must be financially challenged (parents’ annual gross income from all sources must not exceed P1,000,000.00);
2. The applicant must not be a recipient of any other scholarship or educational grant or be gainfully employed

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Scholarship Application Schedule

Application Period Exam Schedule Scholarship Results Date
April 30, 2014 no examinations/UPCAT for freshmen to be announced by UP Diliman OSSS

Scholarship Exam Coverage

  • none


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