(Scholarship Application Process for Senior High School)

Academic Scholarships

The Xavier University Academic Scholarship is awarded to incoming Grade 11 (SHS) Senior High School students, who are bonafide citizen of the Philippines, based on the merits of high School academic performance, with a General Scholastic Aptitude (GSA) Score of 96-99% in the XU Scholarship Exam.

Coverage: Full Tuition and Full Matriculation

Steps in Applying Academic Scholarship

Step 1.

  • Pre-Registration online admission / Scholarship application thru XU website

Step 2.

  • Take the required XU Scholarship Entrance Examination/CSAT (If CSAT was not taken at XU please bring the original and one photocopy of CSAT result at University Testing Center for uploading).

          (Schedule for Entrance Exams:  Every Saturday of January)

Step 3.

  • Result of the XU Entrance Exam will be released 2nd week of February through XU Website using the answer sheet number given to each examinee.

Step 4.

  • Receive notice via Email of Scholarship Award

Step 5.

  • Submit downloaded attached Confirmation slip on or before 1st week of March 2018 for contract signing

Step 6.

  • Proceed to enrolment process

Top 2 (Must take and pass the XU Entrance Exam)

 Coverage: Full Tuition and Full Matriculation (for Top 1)

                    Half Tuition and Half Matriculation (for Top 2)

Steps in Applying for Top 2 Scholarships

Step 1.

  • Pre-Registration online admission / Scholarship application thru XU website

Step 2.

  • Take the required XU Qualifying Entrance Examination/CSAT

          (Schedule for Entrance Exams:  Every Saturday of January)

Step 3.

  • Qualified applicant for Top 2 scholarship needs to submit the following documents:

    1. Letter of Application addressed to the Director, Admissions and Aid Office, Xavier University, Cagayan de Oro City.
    2. Certification from the High School Principal stating that the applicant is the Junior High School Top 1/Top2 with a total number of 50 Junior High School Completers.
         c. Photocopy of Junior High School Report Card (Form 138)

Step 4.

  • Proceed to enrolment process

____________________

Grant-in-Aid

The Senior High School Grant-in-Aid is the University’s response to provide quality education to poor but deserving students. It is a financial aid for qualified incoming Senior High School whose academic performance in high school is above average, with a General Scholastic Aptitude (GSA) Score of 80-95% in the XU Entrance Exam and whose total annual family income does not exceed to Ps 500,000.00 for a family of 5 or per capita income of Ps 100,000 as evidenced by a certified true copy of the latest annual Income Tax Return or where not applicable, a statement from BIR of tax exemption with attached affidavit of sources of income.

Coverage: Ps 40,000.00

Steps in Applying Grant-in-Aid Scholarship

Step 1.

  • Pre-Registration online admission / Scholarship application thru XU website

Step 2.

  • Take the required XU Qualifying Entrance Examination/CSAT

          (Schedule for Entrance Exams:  Every Saturday of January)

Step 3.

  • Result of the XU Entrance Exam will be released first week of February through XU Website using the answer sheet number given to each examinee.

Step 4.

  • Qualified applicant for XU scholarship needs to submit online and attached clear scanned copy of the following documents: Deadline of application is on February 28, 2018

    Disclaimer: The following requirements are pre-requisite for the approval of your scholarship application.              

    1. Income Tax Return of both parents or if not applicable BIR statement of Tax Exempt with attached Affidavit of Sources of Income

           b. Latest 1x1 Picture

Step 5.

  • Print Scholarship Offer Letter, 2 Filled up Recommendation form one from the HS Principal and Class Adviser/Guidance Counselor (Downloadable online) and bring hard copy of the scanned documents on

    March 10, 2018 for the interview with the Scholarship Board Committee

Step 6.

  • Receive notice via Email of Scholarship Award

Step 7.

  • Submit downloaded attached Confirmation slip on or before 3rd week of March 2018 for contract signing

Step 8.

  • Proceed to enrolment process

____________________

Archbishop James TG Hayes SJ Scholarships

The Archbishop Hayes SJ Scholarships for XUSHS provide quality Ateneo education to deserving students from public and private high schools.  It is a full scholarship offered to qualified incoming Senior High School students who belong to the top 10 percent of his/her batch of Junior HS completers, with a General Scholastic Aptitude (GSA) Score of at least 60 percentile (60%) in the XU Entrance or CSAT exams  and whose per capita income does not exceed PhP 100,000.00 as evidenced by a certified true copy of the latest annual Income Tax Return or where not applicable, a statement from BIR of tax exemption with attached affidavit of sources of income.

Coverage:

Equivalent to PhP 40,000 to cover portion of the school fees plus voucher from DepEd

Allocated Slots per Strand:  50 slots per strand (STEM, ABM, HUMSS, GAS, TECHVOC)

Steps in Applying Archbishop James TG Jayes SJ Scholarships

Step 1.

  • Pre-Registration online admission / Scholarship application thru XU website

Step 2.

  • Take the required XU Qualifying Entrance Examination/CSAT

          (Schedule for Entrance Exams:  Every Saturday of January)

Step 3.

  • Qualified applicant for Archbishop James TG Hayes SJ scholarship needs to submit the following documents:

    1. 2 Filled up Recommendation form one from the HS Principal and Class Adviser/Guidance Counselor

         (Downloadable online)

         b. Certification from the Junior School Principal stating that the applicant is the top 10% Junior High School  with a total number of 50 completers.

Step 4.

  • Proceed to enrolment process

____________________

Andrew L Gotianun Sr Center for Integrated Technologies (ALGCIT) Scholarship

The Andrew L Gotianun Sr Center for Integrated Technologies (ALGCIT), an endowment from the Gotianun Foundation, is a three-year residential Tech-Voc Senior High School FULL SCHOLARSHIP for competent yet financially disadvantaged youth. The program features (1) quality instruction and learning environment, (2) intensive Jesuit-Ateneo formation, and (3) an extended academic, community, and on-the-job experience. Tuition, matriculation, books, and other school fees are all covered by this scholarship.

ALGCIT scholars will be housed in modern and safe dormitories, and hold their classes in a state-of-the-art building situated inside the Manresa complex. The new campus provides plenty of opportunities and activities for our ALGCIT scholars while they complete their academic requirements and develop their technical skills.

The four ALGCIT Tech-Voc Specializations are the following:

  • Automotive Servicing
  • Computer and Electronics Technology
  • Energy and Power System
  • Mechanical Design and Fabrication

The Center has existing partnerships with numerous local and international companies to employ its graduates. Students who complete the program are also eligible to take the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) National Certificate (NC) examinations for the respective qualifications embedded in each program.

At the end of the three-year ALGCIT program, the scholars are expected to graduate world-ready, with international standard competencies, and spiritual and social commitment the Xavier Ateneo way. 

Eligibility Requirements 

The applicant for an ALGCIT full scholarship must be:

  • Currently in Grade 10 or have completed Grade 10
  • Not more than 18 years old by June 2018
  • Family's maximum income is Php 500,000 or per capita income Php50K
  • Eligible for a DepEd voucher
  • Mentally and physically fit to study (PWD students are welcome.)
  • No disciplinary cases in previous and/or current school
  • Must pass the XU Admission Exam
  • Committed towards the three-year SHS Tech-Voc program

Steps in Applying ALGCIT Scholarship

Step 1.

  • Fill-up and submit ALG-CIT Information Sheet and Scholarship Application Forms distributed by the XU SHS representative during the orientation.

Step 2.

  • Qualified applicants are advised to take the XU Entrance Exam and will be asked to pay the testing fee of P50 to Finance Office prior to taking exams.

Step 3.

  • Those who are qualified to apply based on the XU Entrance Exam result are instructed to submit the following necessary documents on or before the deadline:

         a.(Form 137-A) up to the latest grading period or Copy of Grade 10 student’s Report Card

         b.Certification from the School Principal (top 10% of the Junior High School Batch).

         c.Two signed scholarship recommendations from Principal and Adviser or Guidance Counselor (use downloadable form/available at Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid).

         d.Clear copy of Parents’ Income Tax Return or when not applicable, a statement from BIR of Tax Exemption, (for a statement of BIR Tax Exemption Certificate, please attach all other required documents, eg. Certificate of Indigency from City Social Welfare and Development, City Assessment Department, Affidavit of sources of income duly notarized, etc.)

Step 4.

  • Process admission requirements.

Step 5.

  • Proceed to Scholarships Office upon enrolment for contract signing

Scholarship benefits:

Provided by XU   Scholars’ counterpart
 
  • Tuition, matriculation and other fees (inc. retreats and other required school activities)
  • Board and lodging for 10 months

        3 meals (with drinking water)

  • Beddings
  • Toilet paper
  • Books
  • Handouts

Other provisions:

  • Internet Access
  • Photocopying machine (paper will be on the scholar’s counterpart; school supply)
 
  • Personal allowance
  • Snacks
  • Laundry expenses
  • Toiletries and other laundry materials
  • Shoes
  • DepEd voucher
  • Pay 200.00/month or 72 hours of service as counterpart to board and lodging
  • NC testing fees
  • Summer remediation cost (if necessary)
  • Php 50.00 entrance test fee
  • OJT expenses

 

____________________

(Scholarship Application Process for College Freshmen)

Academic Scholarships

Academic scholarships are awarded each year or semester for incoming freshmen and upperclassmen for their superior academic performance. The awardee maintains the scholarship or grant as long as grade compliance and other scholarship requirements are met every semester. Academic scholarships are either University funded or provided by government and private donors.

           

The Xavier University Academic Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen, who are bonafide citizen of the Philippines, based on the merits of high School academic performance, with a General Scholastic Aptitude (GSA) Score of 96-99% in the XU Scholarship Exam.

Coverage: Full Tuition and Full Matriculation

Steps in Applying Academic Scholarships

Step 1.

  • Pre-Registration online admission / Scholarship application thru XU website

Step 2.

  • Take the required XU Qualifying Entrance Examination/RTCU

          (Schedule for Entrance Exams:  Every Saturday of November)

Step 3.

  • Result of the XU Entrance Exam will be released first week of January through XU Website using the answer sheet number given to each examinee.

Step 4.

  • Receive notice via Email of Scholarship Award

Step 5.

  • Submit downloaded attached Confirmation slip on or before 1st week of March 2018 for contract signing

Step 6.

  • Proceed to enrolment process

Valedictorians and Salutatorians (Must take and pass the XU Entrance Exam)

 Coverage: Full Tuition and Full Matriculation (for Val)

                    Half Tuition and Half Matriculation (for Sal)

Steps in Applying Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships

Step 1.

  • Pre-Registration online admission / Scholarship application thru XU website

Step 2.

  • Take the required XU Qualifying Entrance Examination/RTCU

          (Schedule for Entrance Exams:  Every Saturday of November)

Step 3.

  • Qualified applicant for Val/Sal scholarship needs to submit the following documents:

    1. Letter of Application addressed to the Director, Admissions and Aid Office, Xavier University, Cagayan de Oro City.
    2. Certification from the High School Principal stating that the applicant is the High School Valedictorian or Salutatorian with a total number of 50 High School Graduates.
    3. Photocopy of High School Report Card (Form 138)
           d. Copy of School Graduation Program

Step 4.

  • Proceed to enrolment process

 

____________________

Grants-in-Aid (G-i-A)

G-i-As are distinct from academic scholarships. Some grants are more like gifts reflecting XU’s desire to witness to justice and to serve the poor. G-i-As are primarily awarded based on the assessed financial capability of the family. The grant is renewable every semester based on financial assessment, grade requirement and other obligations as stated in the scholarship policy. The AAO Director with the College Scholarship Board sees to the administration of the Grant-in-Aid and other grants funded by the University and other private benefactors/ donors.

St Francis Xavier Grant-in-Aid

The St Francis Xavier Grant-in-Aid is the University’s response to provide quality education to poor but deserving students. It is a financial aid for qualified incoming Freshmen whose academic performance in high school is above average, with a General Scholastic Aptitude (GSA) Score of 80-95% in the XU Scholarship Exam and whose total annual family income does not exceed to Ps 500,000.00 for a family of 5 or per capita income of Ps 100,000 as evidenced by a certified true copy of the latest annual Income Tax Return or where not applicable, a statement from BIR of tax exemption with attached affidavit of sources of income.

Coverage: Ps 15,000.00 per semester

 

Steps in Applying St Francis Xavier Scholarships

Step 1.

  • Pre-Registration online admission / Scholarship application thru XU website

Step 2.

  • Take the required XU Qualifying Entrance Examination/RTCU

          (Schedule for Entrance Exams:  Every Saturday of November)

Step 3.

  • Result of the XU Entrance Exam will be released first week of January through XU Website using the answer sheet number given to each examinee.

Step 4.

  • Qualified applicant for XU scholarship needs to submit online and attached clear scanned copy of the following documents: Deadline of application is on January 30, 2018

    Disclaimer: The following requirements are pre-requisite for the approval of your scholarship application.

    1. Income Tax Return of both parents or if not applicable BIR statement of Tax Exempt with attached Affidavit of Sources of Income
    2. Latest 1x1 Picture

Step 5.

  • Print Scholarship Offer Letter, 2 Filled up Recommendation form one from the HS Principal and Class Adviser/Guidance Counselor (Downloadable online) and bring during the Scholarship interview with the Scholarship Board Committee together with the hard copy of the scanned documents on Feb 10, 2018 for the interview.

Step  6. 

  • Receive notice via Email of Scholarship Award

Step 7.

  • Submit downloaded attached Confirmation slip on or before 1st week of March 2018 for contract signing

Step 8.

  • Proceed to enrolment process

____________________

Athletics and Performing Arts Scholarship

Varsity and members of the performing arts group (e.g. dance troupe, glee club, theater group, XU Band and other groups) are granted scholarships based on active membership and excellent performance as athletes and resident artists of the University. They render service to the University and to the wider community through their active participation in the promotion of sports and culture and the arts.