Remitly Scholarship

UP College of Education students are invited to become a Remitly Scholar.

Remitly’s online money transfer service, available at, enables thousands of people to conveniently send money from the United States to the Philippines every month. Since educational support is among the most important reasons that our customers send money back home, Remitly created the Remitly Scholars program to give back to the Filipino community that we serve.

The Remitly Scholars provides direct monthly financial assistance of USD$80 per month over the course of 10 months to qualified students to enable them to pursue their educational and professional dreams.


The Remitly Scholars Program is open to any resident of Philippines who will be enrolled at a participating institution of higher education for 12 months or more following Program enrollment and who meets the following scholarship eligibility criteria:

  1. Full-time student enrolled at a participating institution
  2. Participating institutions are currently limited to: Mapua Institute of Technology and University of the Philippines (College of Education, College of Engineering, and College of Arts and Letters)
  3. GPA of at least B (or equivalent) in the previous school year
  4. No individual grades below C+ (or equivalent)
  5. Submission of completed scholarship application
  6. Agreement to the scholarship Terms and Conditions
  7. Agreement to receive scholarship payment directly
  8. Intent to complete higher education program on time

Winners will be selected based upon meeting program eligibility requirements and the contents of their application statement. No purchase or service to Remitly is required.

Access the application form here:

Application deadline: August 7, 2017.

Guidelines on Tuition and Other Fees Assessment & Collection for 1st Semester/Trimester of AY 2017-2018

Per Memorandum No. PDLC 17-21A from the UP Office of the President dated 31 July 2017, below are the guidelines on tuition and other fees assessment collection for 1st semester/trimester of AY 2017-2018.

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) issued the following Joint Memorandum Circulars (JMCs) in May 2018 governing the grant of tuition subsidy:

  • JMC 2017 -1A: Amended Guidelines on the Grant of Free Tuition in State Universities and Colleges for Fiscal Year 2017 on Free Tuition 2017
  • JMC 2017-4: Implementing Guidelines for the Cash Grants to Medical Students enrolled in State Universities and Colleges, pursuant to the Special Provision applicable to SUCs, RA 10924, also known as General Appropriations Act of FY 2017

The Tuition Subsidy given under the above-enumerated JMCs shall be in addition to the financial support being extended by the UP System to qualified students.

In the assessment of tuition and other fees, and in providing financial support to students from low-income households, UP shall use the Socialized Tuition System for AY 2017-2018.

In the implementation of the tuition subsidy and financial support, the following guidelines shall be observed during the registration period for Undergraduate Students including students of Law and Medicine, in the 1st Semester/Trimester of AY 2017-2018:

  1. A student desiring to avail of the tuition subsidy or financial support has to submit a duly accomplished application form together with the required supporting documents. Pending decision on his application, his enrollment shall be processed until assessment of all payable tuition and other fees. Decision on his application shall be released days before 25 August 2017.
  2. For graduate students and non-applicants for subsidy or financial support, their enrollment shall be processed and they may pay the assessed tuition and other fees immediately.
  3. Deadline for payment of tuition and other fees shall be on 25 August 2017.

These guidelines shall cover tuition and other fees assessment and collection during the registration period for 1st semester/trimester of Academic Year 2017-2018 only.

This Memorandum supersedes all previous issuances.

For your guidance and compliance.

Danilo L. Concepcion

Temporary Suspension of Submission of Extension Letters for 2nd Sem AY 2017-18

Please be informed that the Office of the College Secretary will temporarily stop receiving requests for extension and readmission to take effect 2nd sem 2017-2018 from 31 July until 14 August 2017 due to overlapping registration and midyear graduation-related activities. Concerned students may submit the required documents* between 15 August and 18 September 2017. There will definitely be no deadline extension and processing of late requests.

Those who are making their first request must submit*:

(1) a letter of appeal endorsed by their Program Adviser and the concerned Division Chair,

(2) a timetable,

(3) an accomplished Program of Study, and

(4) a copy of their most recent TCG.


On the other hand, those making a second or any subsequent request must submit*:

(1) a letter of appeal endorsed by their Program Adviser and the concerned Division Chair,

(2) a timetable,

(3) a copy of their most recent TCG, and

(4) a copy of their previously approved extension.


Please be guided accordingly. Thank you.



College Secretary

2017-2018 Chinese Government Scholarship—Silk Road Program

The Chinese Government Scholarship—Silk Road Program is a full scholarship established by the Ministry of Education in China to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to enroll outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. Shaanxi Normal University is one of the universities receiving international students under this program.

This scholarship has 7 seats for the academic year 2017-2018 for international students recruited by University of the Philippines to pursue doctoral degree on Curriculum Teaching Theory for 3 years. For more information, please download the guidelines here.

12th Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit (AFLBS)

The applications for the 12th Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit (AFLBS) is now open. The AFLBS will be held on 9-11 November 2017 in Cebu City.
Now on its 12th year of building young leaders, the AFLBS reaches a significant milestone in preparing and empowering the youth to drive change for a better world both in their chosen field and as members of society. The AFLBS is Aboitiz Group’s shared commitment in developing and nurturing our young and promising delegates into becoming effective leaders in the future.
Over the Summit’s history, participants include working scholars, varsity athletes, honor students, and organization leaders, each bringing an inspiring story, visionary ideals and high hopes for the future of the country. They are guided by Aboitiz executive leaders from different business industries who impart their knowledge, experience, and philosophies to the country’s future leaders.
The Summit provides delegates with basic leadership and management strategies and how they are concretized in a corporate environment. It engages participants to interact, network and establish professional ties with Aboitiz leaders and talents as well with fellow delegates. Through plenary discussions, teambuilding exercises, and team challenges, the Summit also aims to bring out the best from the student delegates, inspire them to develop a renewed hope in the country, and encourage them to strive for excellence in all things.
Interested participants may now visit for further information regarding this event.
Please see the attached memorandum.
For further inquiries, you may call Ms. Janice Castro at 981-8500 local 2587/2588 or email her at You may also contact Ms. Hannah Santioque of the Aboitiz Group at
Thank you.

Schedule of Online Application for Student Financial Assistance for AY 2017-2018

In line with the enrollment for the 1st Semester AY 2017-2018 and per Memorandum No. OSSS-2017-01, below are the important dates to remember:

  • Financial Assistance: Free Tuition 2017, Tulong Dunong Grant

Application Period: June 26, 2017 to July 7, 2017
Helpdesk for Queries:,,
Telephone Number: 981-8500 loc 4506

  • Financial Assistance: Socialized Tuition System (STS)

Application Period: June 26, 2017 to July 7, 2017
Helpdesk for Queries:
Telephone Number: 981-8500 loc 4505

Results of applications will be released starting 14 July 2017 until 4 August 2017.

Student Financial Assistance Website:

Please be guided accordingly. Thank you.