Jose Maria and Amparo V. Barcelon Scholarship Grant

Jose Maria and Amparo V. Barcelon Scholarship Grant

Scholarship Background

The Jose Maria and Amparo V. Barcelon Scholarship Grant was established in 2000.

The donor for this grant is Dr. Amparo V. Barcelon. Ms. Amparo V. Barcelon is President at JM Barcelon & Co., President at Joam Investments Corp., President at Jaybee Real Estate Corp., President at Amarese Realty Development Corp., President at ONA Real Estate Corp., and Chairman at F&J Holdings Corp.

She is on the Board of Directors at Oriental Petroleum & Minerals Corp. and Magellan Capital Holdings Corp. Oriental Petroleum & Minerals Corporation (OPMC) is an oil exploration company incorporated in 1969. As a member of different consortia, OPM has several Service Contracts (SCs) and Geophysical Service Survey and Exploration Contracts with the government through the Department of Energy (DOE). OPM has three wholly owned subsidiaries. First is Linapacan Oil Gas and Power Corp., a firm engages in exploration of energy resources.

Scholarship Benefits

interest earnings of the fund but not to exceed P 8,000.00
Seed Money: P 600,000.00

Funds with UP Foundation, Balance including interest: P 646,908.19

Scholarship Qualifications

An applicant for the grant must be a bona fide freshman student of the University of the Philippines in Diliman;
must be financially needy;
a student is financially needy if his/her financial situation qualifies him/her for STFAP bracket 7 or lower;
must have qualified for admission in the Chemistry program;
must not be enjoying any other scholarship or financial assistance; must not have been subject to disciplinary action.

Scholarship Requirements

scholarship is renewable every semester.

Renewal: “all passing”

Number of Slots


Scholarship Application Schedule

Application Period Exam Schedule Scholarship Results Date
June no examinations to be announced by UP Diliman OSSS

Scholarship Exam Coverage

  • none


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