Technical-Vocational Scholarship

1,000 Dreams for a Better Tomorrow

More than 500 hopeful youth gathered together for the first SM Foundation Technical-Vocational Scholarship General Assembly on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Complex. This year, SM Foundation gave 1,000 technical-vocational scholarship grants nationwide which is a big jump from its previous average of 100 a year. The assembly started with a blessing of a holy mass and a series of inspiritational talks from key officers of SM Foundation and the scholars themselves which culminated with a special 3D screening of Apocalypse at the SM IMAX Cinema.

SM Foundation holds first Tech-Voc scholars General Assembly

More than 500 hopeful youth gathered together for the very first SM Foundation Technical-Vocational Scholarship General Assembly on Sunday at IMAX Cinema, Mall of Asia. This year, SM Foundation gave 1,000 technical-vocational scholarship grants nationwide, a big jump from its previous average of 100 a year. The assembly started with a blessing of a holy mass and a series of inspiritational talks from key officers of SM Foundation as well as the scholars themselves. The event culminated with a special 3D screening of Apocalypse at the SM IMAX Cinema.

SM Foundation strengthens support to Tech-Voc Education

While the SM scholarship program supports 1,500 scholars every year, school year 2016-2017 though is unique. There will be fewer scholars matriculating for four- and five-year baccalaureate degrees due to the full implementation of the K-12 basic education curriculum. Grade 10 students of school year 2015-2016 will then be the pioneer Senior High School Students as stipulated in Republic Act 10533 thus becoming the first batch to take on the additional two years of basic education schooling.

SM Foundation partners with Monark Foundation for Tech-Voc Scholarships

New partner in education. MONARK Foundation, Inc. is now among one of the partners of SM Foundation in its education advocacy. A memorandum of agreement was recently signed between the two in line with SM Foundation’s recent announcement of supporting an additional 1,000 technical-vocational students under its scholarship program for 2016. Monark Foundation will be offering the Heavy Equipment Servicing NC II course under the partnership.

SM Foundation gives 1,000 Technical-Vocational Scholarships in 2016

SM Foundation will be awarding technical-vocational scholarships to 1,000 applicants this June. This was announced by SM Foundation Executive Director for Education, Ms. Linda Atayde at the press conference for this year’s Presentation of College Scholar Graduates Event held on May 25, at the SMX Convention Center.

Investing in Education, Investing in the Future

SM Foundation ended 2015 on a high note as it welcomed another first for its college scholarship program—four of its most recent scholar-graduates topped the 2015 national licensure examinations for engineering. These students are part of SM Foundation’s most recent batch of scholar-graduates. Of the total of 264 graduates for school year 2014-2015, 62 of finished with latin honors and academic distinctions.

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