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STELLA MARIS COLLEGE EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE (SMCEA) PROGRAM

 
 

As part of its mission to help the financially challenged but deserving students, Stella Maris College accepts incoming Grade 7 and Grade 11 to the SMCEA program who are graduates from PUBLIC SCHOOL.

 
  GENERAL OBJECTIVES:    
 

To help financially challenged but deserving students avail Catholic Education that will provide opportunities for wholistic growth (physical, intellectual, psychological and spiritual).

 
  SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES  
 
  1. To provide educational assistance that will enable financially challenged but deserving students finish high school and senior high education at Stella Maris College.
  2. To assist SMCEA beneficiaries to have balanced development of mind, body and moral sense towards a well-rounded personality.
  3. To provide formation to SMCEA parents to enable them to fulfil responsibilities as parents and as members of community as well as to facilitate their Christian faith.
  4. To promote positive attitude toward work and service.
 
  QUALIFICATIONS    
 
  • Must come from Public School & from Financially Disadvantaged family
  • Preferably belonging to the TOP 10 of the “Completing Class”
  • With GRADES not lower than 85  in any subject at any grading period
  • No record of behavioral misconduct (for both parent/s & child)
  • Must be a practicing Catholic
  • NOT A RELATIVE of ANY PAST or CURRENT  SMCEA Beneficiary
  • Must pass the Schools’ Entrance Examination
 
  REQUIREMENTS for ADMISSION    
 
  • Accomplished Scholarship Application form
 
    Note: Complete this form accurately and honestly. Enlist the help your parents or guardians in filling the items that you cannot answer yourself.  
 
  • Recommendation letter from the Class Adviser or Guidance Counselor
  • 5 pcs. 1 X 1  recent ID picture (photo-cut-outs are not accepted)
  • 1 photocopy of Grade 5 report card  for Grade 7 applicant / Grade 9 report card  for Grade 11 applicant
  • 2 photocopies of Recent report card               
  • 3 photocopies of Birth Registration (NSO/PSA Copy)     
  • 2 photocopies of Baptismal Certificate    
  • 1 photocopy Parent’s Marriage Contract                
  • 1 photocopy Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • 1 photocopy of Recent ITR/Pay Slip or Barangay Certification of the informal job of parent/no job at all 
 
  APPLICATION PROCEDURE    
 
  • STEP 1 – Download application form & recommendation form
  • STEP 2 – Submit the accomplished application form together with the required documents in a long brown envelope to the Guidance Office every Tuesday starting November 2018.
  • STEP 3 – Undergo scheduled interview (applicant accompanied by parent/s)
    Note: Bring original copy of the required documents submitted
  • STEP 4 – IF QUALIFIED, undergo scheduled entrance examination
  • Latest SMCEA application form here
 
  NOTE:    
 
  • Incomplete requirements will not be accepted for processing
  • All documents and information will be held in strict confidence and will be used solely for determining the merit of application
  • Those who are qualified to take the entrance exam will be notified thru text message