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Scholarship Programs

The Scholarship and Financial Assistance Office shall commit itself to coordinate, systematize and professionalize the administration of the College scholarship and financial assistance programs for the economically disadvantaged but talented and deserving students.



  1. To democratize access to meaningful education in the form of grants- in- aid that would benefit students;
  2. To provide opportunities for part-time work for students who can hardly shell out their everyday expenses;
  3. To accept re-application of scholarship grant as long as the student meets the specific criteria and requirements;
  4. To provide guidance to academic scholars through the MPC Roster of Scholars.

Sponsors of Scholarship Grants/Assistance:

  • Public / Private Institutions

  • Industrial Firms

  • Individuals

  • Foundations / Non-Government Organizations

    Merit Scholarship is at least one semester of learning in the College with either full or partial scholarship allowance.


    1. President’s Listers. These are also called College Scholars who maintain a weighted average of at least 1.5. They qualify for scholarship in the monetary form equivalent to 100% of their tuition
    2. Dean’s Listers. These are also called Academic Scholars who maintain a weighted average of at least 1.75. They qualify for scholarship in the monetary form equivalent to 75% of their tuition


    Merit scholarship is given to a student who:
    1. maintains high weighted average with no grade lower than 2.5 in any subject;
    2. has established a residence of at least one semester in the College;
    3. carries a normal load prescribed by his / her respective curriculum with no incomplete grade and dropped subject;
    4. is of good moral character; and
    5. has not been subjected to any disciplinary action by the College.
    Merit Scholarship is renewable every succeeding semester whenever the recipient meets the conditions set forth for the scholarship.
    The College awards financial assistance to a qualified student. This assistance is classified as:
    1. Service Grants which is a financial assistance granted to a student for rendering his/her special talent to the service of the college.


    The following students are qualified recipients of financial assistance in the monetary form based on the In-House Service Grants.
    1. Supreme Student Council
    2. College Athletes
    3. Literary and Cultural Winners
    4. Skills Competition Awardees
    5. Editorial Board


    1. Supreme Student Council Officers Scholarship Grant
    To qualify for this financial assistance, the applicant shall:
    1. be a duly certified officer of the SSC;
    2. have at least two semesters of residence in the College;
    3. currently enrolled in any course, carrying a minimum load required in his / her

    B. * College Athletes

    To qualify for this assistance program, the applicant must be a full-time student and shall:
    1. have participated in regional, national or international athletic competition;
    2. pass the requirements set by the coach of the particular

    C. * Literary and Cultural Winners

    1. The applicant shall be a full-time student and shall have participated in regional, national or international

    D. * Skills Competition Awardees

    For this program, the applicant shall be:
    1. a full-time student;
    2. a participant in any regional, national or international skills

    E. Editorial Board Scholarship

    Please refer to Student Publication Scholarship/Incentive.

    *For the winners additional Cash Incentives and Certificates:

    Gold or 1st Place - Php 5,000.00 Silver or 2nd Place - Php 3,000.00 Bronze or 3rd Place - Php 2,000.00  
    • National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) or Listahan 2.0 refers to the information management sys- tem of DSWD that identifies who and where the poor are in the coun- try. The system makes available to national government agencies and other social protection stakeholders a database of poor families as ref- erence in identifying potential beneficiaries of social protection pro- grams;
    • Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiary refers to households receiving assistance from the 4Ps, whether through the regular or modified versions of the program. The 4Ps is a human development measure of the national government that provides conditional cash grants to the poorest of the poor, to improve the health, nutrition, and the education of children aged 0-18;
    • Student Financial Assistance Program (StuFAP) refers to a system of scholarships grants-in-aid, student loans, subsidies, and other incentives for eligible students:
      • TULONG DUNONG (TD). This is intended for graduating high school students whose GWA is at least 80% in the third year and at least 80% in the first three grading periods of the fourth year. This program can be availed by students belonging to the following: persons with disabilities (PWDs), solo parents and their dependents, members of cultural minorities, members of the hill tribes and senior citizens, if qualified. (Php 12, 00)
      • DND-CHED-PASUC STUDY GRANT (DCP). This is intended for qualified dependents of military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines who were killed in action, discharged due to complete disability combat related and those who are in active service subject to admission requirements of accepting State Universities and Colleges (SUCs). The specific guidelines pertaining thereto are contained in the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Department of National Defense (DND) – CHED – Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC). (Php5, 00)
      • OPAPP—CHED Study Grant Program. This is intended for authenticated or amnestied former rebel and individual members of groups with existing peace agreements with the government or their next of kin who cannot afford to study in college due to financial constraints. Only one slot can be availed by the qualified former rebel or his/her designated qualified next of kin beneficiary. The specific guidelines pertaining thereto are contained in the Joint Memorandum Circular of CHED and The Office of Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP). (Php 10, 00)
      • CHED SPECIAL STUDY GRANT PROGRAM FOR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS (CSSGP). This is intended for poor and deserving students from the different Congressional Districts and those recommended by Party Lists. They are to enroll in degree programs at any curriculum year level, preferably in public HEIs. (Php 5,000.00)
      • CHED SENATE STUDY GRANT PROGRAM (CSSGP). This is intended for poor and deserving students selected by the Office of the Senators. They are to enroll in degree programs at any curriculum year level, preferably in public HEIs. (Php 5,000.00)
    • Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) refers to the harmonized and state-run system of higher education and technical-vocational scholarships, grants-in-aid, student loans, and other modalities of StuFAP under the UniFAST Act (Republic Act No. 10687).


    This refers to scholarship grants given by benevolent benefactors belonging to private entities and non-government organizations to economically-disadvantaged but deserving students in the form of free tuition, school fess and allowances.    


    As a general rule, scholarships are awarded to a student who meets the minimum criteria set by the College in coordination with the Scholarship Committee.  


    1. A student who wishes to apply for a scholarship grant shall comply with the minimum requirements set forth in the MPC Student Manual on the specified
    2. A continuing scholar needs to re-apply during the period as prescribed by the benefactor. In case of non-compliance, the applicant shall be automatically dropped from the Roster of Scholars.
    3. A late applicant shall no longer be considered once the list is finalized and
    4. A successful candidate is required to sign the Scholarship Agreement Form indicating his/her acceptance of the conditions relative to
    5. With the exception of the incoming freshmen, applications for a scholarship shall be considered if and only when the applicant has been officially enrolled at MPC for at least one
    6. An Incomplete Grade (INC) shall be completed on or before the succeeding
    7. A selected scholar shall maintain a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 2.0 or higher in every semester, without any failed, dropped or withdrawn mark unless otherwise stipulated in the Memorandum of
    8. The Grantee shall carry a full semestral load as prescribed in the course curriculum within the normal duration of the
    9. The Grantee shall not be a recipient of any other scholarships granted by any other government or private


    1. Accomplished application form accompanied by letter of
    2. Certified grades slip from the Registrar’s
    3. Latest Income Tax Return of parents or Certification of Indigency from Barangay from where he / she
    4. Certificate of Good Moral Character issued by the Registrar’s Office / Guidance Counselor / Barangay
    5. Latest Registration Form/Certificate of


    The final selection and confirmation on the award of the Scholarship Program to the qualified student shall be done by the College through the Scholarship Office.
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