National Honor Scholarship

You may qualify if you graduate as a valedictorian or a salutatorian from a DepEd recognized school with not less than 30 graduates. This scholarship covers 100% of tuition fee for Valedictorians; 50% of tuition for salutatorians.

Emerging Christian Leader Scholarship

You may qualify if you have been actively involved in your church’s youth activities, high school extra-curricular activities, or community projects and programs, and if your final average is 83% or better (with no grade below 80% in any subject). This scholarship may cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of tuition fee depending on the application’s qualification as determined by the Scholarship Committee.

General Financial Need Scholarship

You may qualify if your family’s gross income is not more than P30,000 a month and your final average is 83% or better (with no grade below 80% in any subject). This scholarship may cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of tuition fee depending on the application’s qualification as determined by the Scholarship Committee.

Pastors’ Kids or Missionaries’ Kids Scholarship

You may qualify if one or both parents are full-time pastors or missionaries and your final average is 83% or better (with no grade below 80% in any subject). This scholarship may cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of tuition fee depending on the application’s qualification as determined by the Scholarship Committee.

GENERAL POLICIES

 

  1. Students may avail of only one (1) scholarship at a time.
  2. Eligibility for scholarship and the kind and amount of assistance will be determined by the Scholarship Committee upon completion of all requirements.
  3. Scholarships cover Tuition fee only (maximum of 21 units per semester); they do not cover New Student Fee, NSTP, Leadership Development Fee, Registration, Development Fee, Laboratory & Athletic Fees, and Miscellaneous Fees.
  4. Only incoming freshman students may apply for scholarships. Slots are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  5. The scholarship committee reserves the right to withhold awarding of the scholarships if no qualified applicants emerge.

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

 

  1. You must be accepted for admission as an incoming, full-time, first-year, or transfer student in the first semester before applying for a scholarship and must secure a  recommendation from the Admissions Committee.
  2. Download or get a scholarship application form from the Scholarship Office. Complete the form and submit it together with the necessary requirements to the Scholarship Office.
  3. You will be called for an interview by the Scholarship Officer.
  4. The Scholarship Office will inform you of the result of your application through text or call.
  5. Come with your parents for Orientation and signing of the Scholarship Agreement on the date set by the Scholarship Office. Non-appearance of at least one parent or guardian and/or student may cause the scholarship to be withdrawn.
  6. The result of the scholarship application will be considered final and official upon signing of the Scholarship Agreement by student, parents, and representative of Messiah College Foundation, Inc. The agreement will be notarized and the student and his/her parent or guardian will be furnished with a copy.
  7. Enroll with a full load and submit your enrollment form to the Scholarship Office. A full load consists of the number of units prescribed by the curriculum of your major each semester. Scholars are required to pay at least 50% of the total fees to be considered enrolled.
  8. Must commit to finishing his/her course of study at Messiah College.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

For Emerging Leader Scholarship

  1. Completely filled out Emerging Leader Scholarship Application Form with 2×2 photo
  2. Letter of Request for Scholarship
  3. Copy of High School Report Card or Form 138.
  4. The applicant must have a high school final grade of 83% or better (with no grade below 80% in any subject).
  5. Proof of Family Income (company pay slip, certificate of employment and compensation, income tax return)
  6. Certification and proof of leadership positions and accomplishments in church activities, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement from Youth or Senior Pastor, Principal, Organization/Club Advisers, community head, or local government respectively.
  7. A detailed description of activities, projects, accomplishments, and involvements
  8. Essay on why you are qualified for the emerging leader scholarship program (double space, Arial size 11, minimum of 2 pages)

For Pastor’s Kid/Missionary Kid Scholarship

  1. Completely filled out Pastor’s Kid/Missionary’s Kid Scholarship Application Form with 2×2 photo
  2. Letter of Request for Scholarship
  3. Copy of High School Report Card or Form 138.
  4. The applicant must have a high school final grade of 83% or better (with no grade below 80% in any subject).
  5. Proof of Family Income (company pay slip, certificate of employment and compensation, income tax return)
  6. Parent’s Resume or Biodata
  7. Parent’s Certification of pastoral or missionary status from his/her church or mission organization that is registered by SEC including the length of service, location, description of the ministry, and estimated regular monthly support/income and other kinds of remuneration.
  8. Copy of church’s or mission organization’s SEC registration (first page only.
  9. Church’s or mission organization’s doctrinal statement of faith

For General Financial Need Scholarship

  1. Completely filled out General Financial Need Scholarship Application Form with 2×2 photo
  2. Letter of Request for Scholarship
  3. Copy of High School Report Card or Form 138.
  4. The applicant must have a high school final grade of 83% or better (with no grade below 80% in any subject).
  5. Proof of Family Income (company pay slip, certificate of employment and compensation or income tax return of parents/legal guardian and other gainfully employed members of the household). For those who are tax exempt, submit a certification of exemption from BIR stating the annual gross income. If the parent/legal guardian is retired, submit retirement and/or pension voucher.
  6. Latest Tax Declarations of all real properties
  7. Last month’s electric bill

 

For National Honor Scholarship

  1. Completely filled out National Honor Scholarship Application Form with 2×2 photo
  2. Letter of Request for Scholarship
  3. Copy of High School Report Card or Form 138.
  4. The applicant must have a high school final grade of 83% or better (with no grade below 80% in any subject).
  5. Proof of Family Income (company pay slip, certificate of employment and compensation, income tax return)
  6. Certification or proof of graduation as valedictorian or salutatorian from the high school principal, including the total number of students who graduated that year.
  7. Essay on “Characteristics of a 21st Century Christian Leader” (double space, Arial size 11, minimum of 2 pages)

MAINTAINING THE SCHOLARSHIP

To continue in the scholarship program, the student must satisfy the following:

  1. Consistently demonstrate Christ-like character.
  2. Be actively involved in Messiah activities/or a student organization.
  3. Be willing to render services to the school as a student assistant (at least 3 hours a week or a maximum of 70 hours a semester).
  4. Not have a grade of INC, DRP, FA, or “5.0” in any subject.
  5. Take a full load as prescribed in his/her curriculum.
  6. Be actively involved and must hold a leadership position in church youth activities, extra-curricular activities, or community involvement.
  7. Have not been subjected to any disciplinary action due to a major offense or repeated minor offenses.
  8. He/she must have a recommendation from the Board of Review and Discipline for scholarship renewal.
  9. Must commit to finishing his/her course of study at Messiah College.
  10. The scholarship may be renewed every semester provided a weighted average of at least 2.25 (83-85%) is maintained. Students must fill out the Scholarship Renewal Form.

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