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ADMU Fr. Thomas B. Steinbugler, S.J. Academic Scholarship

ADMU Fr. Thomas B. Steinbugler, S.J. Academic Scholarship

Scholarship Background

The Fr. Thomas B. Steinbugler, S.J. Academic Scholarship is an academic grant awarded to Valedictorians and Salutatorians of Jesuit High Schools who are accepted to the Loyola Schools.

Rev. Fr. Thomas B. Steinbugler was born on the 27th of December 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, to Dr. William and Julia Steinbugler. He joined the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1948 and had his first vows two years later. He spent his regency at the Ateneo de Manila High School, teaching Latin, Religion, and Social Science. He had his theological studies at Woodstock College in Maryland and acquired his M.A. degree in Education in Fordham University in New York. At the age of thirty, Fr. Stein was ordained into priesthood on June 17, 1961.

He was appointed as Dean of Freshmen of the College of Arts and Sciences in 1964. It was his job to help the freshmen adjust from high school to college life and to introduce them to their responsibilities as college students. At the same time, from 1964-71, he was chosen as Director of the College Scholarship Program where he took charge of recruiting talented but financially-challenged students from all over the Philippines, and supervised all admission procedures, entrance examinations, and orientations of new students.

Fr. Stein viewed the scholars as special individuals and knew each of them personally. He exerted much effort to invite friends and Ateneo supporters to establish various funded scholarships and scholarship awards. At present, there are three scholarship endowments that have been established in honor of Fr. Stein, the latest of which was donated by a very grateful community of scholars – the Ateneo Alumni Scholars Association.

Scholarship Benefits

Valedictorian receives a 100% Tuition and Fees Scholarship while a Salutatorian receives a 50% Tuition and Fees Scholarship

Scholarship Qualifications

Be among the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of Jesuit High Schools who are accepted to the Loyola Schools.

Scholarship Requirements

1. All scholars are required to pass by the OAA every registration period to present their complete grades and to have their Tuition Assessment Form stamped before proceeding to the Cashier’s Office. Athletic scholars must secure the stamp at the University Athletics Office.
2. Freshman, sophomore, and junior financial aid scholars are required to render 10 (ten) hours of service every semester and three (3) hours during summer at the OAA or any Loyola Schools office as a token of gratitude for their scholarship. Scholars who fail to complete the service hours after the deadline are given a penalty of 50 hours. Failure to accomplish the required service hours may also lead to the termination of scholarship.
3. The scholarship is reviewed each semester. If the scholar receives a Failure (F), Withdrawal (W), or Incomplete (INC) grade in any course, or if the QPI is below the Ateneo grade requirement for that year level, the student forfeits his scholarship. A scholar with a grade of D in any two subjects during a term should write a letter explaining his/her poor academic performance. Letters of appeal should be addressed to the Director of Admission and Aid, must include copy of grades & submitted not later than three days after the semestral grades are officially released online by the Registrar’s Office. Letters should be noted by/signed by the parent/s or guardian. Failure to meet the deadline will be taken to mean that the grantee does not wish to renew his/her scholarship.

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Scholarship Application Schedule

Application Period Exam Schedule Scholarship Results Date
August 15, 2014, Friday, 5:00 pm please check: January 2015

Scholarship Exam Coverage

  • Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET) coverage


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