As an educational institution, Xavier University offers scholarships and financial grants to students who excel in academics, sports, and culture and arts.As an educational institution, Xavier University offers scholarships and financial grants to students who excel in academics, sports, and culture and arts.The Director of the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) together with the Scholarship Committee oversees the administration of the scholarships and Grants-In-Aid.

Academic Scholarships (Senior High School)

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

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

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)

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.

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Academic Scholarships (For College Freshmen)

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

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 OSFA 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

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.