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SM Foundation set to welcome 250 new SM scholars

SM Foundation, the corporate social arm of SM, is set to award scholarship grants to 250 college freshmen for SY 2021-2022 this coming October 23 at 1:45-4:30 PM. The said event will be broadcasted live via SM Foundation’s Facebook page.

Of the 250 new SM scholars, 40% are from the National Capital Region and 60% are from the provinces across the country. This makes the total current number of SM college scholars to more than 1,300.

Ellen Balayong (2nd from left) of Quezon City, one of the 250 new SM scholars for this school year, together with her mother and two siblings

Under the flagship program of SM Foundation, scholars enjoy full tuition and miscellaneous fees subsidy. They also receive monthly stipend and are exposed to various enrichment activities and job opportunities at SM malls during their semestral or Christmas breaks. After graduating, they also have chance to land their dream jobs in companies within SM.

SMFI, through its Scholarship program, provides deserving and qualified students with access to college education and technical-vocational studies since 1993. To date, SMFI has produced more than 8,000 scholar-graduates.

Marjorie Co (middle) of Pasay City, one of the 250 new SM scholars for this school year, together with her family.

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