Ateneo Scholarship Application SY 2023/2024 – Apply

Looking for an undergraduate or postgraduate scholarship in Philippines? The Ateneo Scholarship (financial aid) program is open to you and all qualified students.

As an Ateneo, the investment you make in your education is for the future and, as expected, comes with a price tag. Finances could prevent many gifted young people from receiving the life-changing education and formation they deserve. Although everyone is entitled to a quality education, the Ateneo believes that her services can still make an important difference for people.

What is Ateneo Scholarship?

The Ateneo Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship given to deserving students who want to continue their education in the Philippines. This scholarship is offered by the world-renowned Jesuit university, Ateneo de Manila University and it’s open for all Filipinos.

The Ateneo de Manila University is a private research university in Quezon City, Philippines. It was established on June 18, 1941 by Jesuits of the Society of Jesus.

It offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs to over 25,000 students in the fields of law, liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business administration and management information systems.

The Ateneo scholarship is an award given to selected students who are academically excellent but come from low-income families.

Ateneo Scholarship Requirements

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you have to meet these requirements:

  1. You must be enrolled at any of the schools under Ateneo de Manila University (College of Arts and Sciences, College of Medicine, College of Engineering)
  2. You must be a Filipino citizen
  3. You must have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  4. Your family must demonstrate low income and need for financial assistance

Deadline for submission of 2024 online application:

The last date for 2024 Ateneo Scholarship has not been announced. We shall update this page once it is officially announced  

Scholarship benefits

Ateneo Scholarship winners shall receive financial assistance to further their academics. It is a need-based scholarship.


How to Apply for Ateneo Scholarship 2023-2024

Before you apply for the Ateneo Scholarship, read the application instructions carefully.

  1. First, DOWNLOAD the FINANCIAL AID QUESTIONNAIRE by click on this link:
  2. FILL OUT THE FORM PROPERLY AND COMPLETELY WITH THE CORRECT INFORMATION. Note that the financial aid questionnaire/form should be filled by the parents of the applicant. Write N/A if the information requested is not applicable.
  3. PREPARE PDF copy of the following support documents:
    • Parents should write a clear, detailed and signed personal letter describing the family’s financial situation and reasons for the financial aid request. (please save in one file only if the application contains multiple pages)
    • Provide Father’s Employment Documents (Ensure to save all father’s employment documents in one file only)
      • (a) Certificate of Employment & Compensation (it also includes bonuses, commissions, and allowances). OFWs must attach a copy of employment contract to the application form.
      • (b) 2023 Annual Income Tax Return or Certificate of Compensation Payment/Tax Withheld
      • (c) Pay slips for the last 2 months prior to submission of this form.
    • Mother’s Employment Documents (Please save all mother’s employment documents in one file only). The employment documents include:
      • (a) Certificate of Employment & Compensation (including bonuses, commissions, and allowances). OFWs must submit copy of employment contract.
      • (b) 2023 Annual Income Tax Return or Certificate of Compensation Payment/Tax Withheld
      • (c) Pay slips for the last 2 months prior to submission of this form.
    • If parents are OFWs, do well submit a copy of their contract of employment, which also indicates their monthly / annual salaries.
    • If parents are self-employed, own (or co-own) a business or a Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise (MSME), do well to save the following documents in ONE FILE:
      • (a) A detailed description of the nature of work or business
      • (b) Income & Expense Financial statement
      • (c) 2023 Annual Income Tax Return. Please indicate in your personal letter if exempted from filing an ITR or reason for non-filing.
    • If parents are retired or were retrenched within the past three years, submit a Certificate of Retirement or Separation with the amount of retirement/separation benefits received from the company and from Pag-ibig and SSS or GSIS.
  • Certificate of Employment & Compensation (this include bonuses, commissions, and allowances) of each presently employed, unmarried sibling. (If multiple siblings are working, please save all COEs in one file only.)
  • Copy of electric bill for the last 2 months (Please save the two electric bills in one file.)
  • If applicable, copy of parents’ Credit Card Billing Statements for the last 2 months (Please save the two credit bills in one file.)
  • Clear photo of residence (FULL VIEW of the whole house, PLEASE INCLUDE HOUSE NUMBER) and kitchen (main and dirty kitchen with the refrigerator in the photo). If residing in a building/condominium/apartment, please submit a photo of the whole building. Please paste photos on the space provided in the Financial Aid Questionnaire.
  • If applicable, submit a photocopy of the applicant’s PWD ID and a latest copy of his/her Medical Certificate.

4. Applications without the required documents or with incomplete information will not be processed. However, if you are unable to submit a document, please provide an explanation letter stating cogent reasons why you are unable to provide the required documents.

Note that applicants are expected to submit their applications for admission first before submitting your application for scholarship. You will need your Ateneo Application Number (AAN), which you will receive after submitting your Admissions Application
Form, to complete your scholarship application.

5. Please fill out this Google Form only when you have filled and submitted your application for admission to the Loyola Schools and you already know your Ateneo Application Number (AAN).

6. Please send the following link to two (2) teachers or guidance counselors who will fill the Recommendation Form for your scholarship application:

Please don’t forget to provide them with your Complete Name and AAN.

7. Applicants should not worry about the safety of their information as all given information will be kept confidential and will be used for the purpose of evaluating the student’s Financial Aid application.

DISCLAIMER: The above instructions and the assurance given in number 7 above are according to Ateneo Scholarship Board. This website has not added any different information outside what is intended to pass to the applicants.

For more information visit the official scholarship page here

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