The SM College Scholarship Program of SM Foundation, Inc. is now accepting applicants for school year 2012-2013.

SM College Scholars must be graduates of public high schools with total household income of at most P150,000 per year, and fourth year weighted average grade of at least 88% in the second or third grading period.

In order to apply, applicants must completely fill out the SM College Scholarship application form, and attach clear photocopy of F138 or 4th year high school report card with the second and third grading period’s weighted average, the certificate of passing the entrance test in school of choice (if applicable) and photocopy of 2010 Income Tax Return (ITR) or Certificate of Non-filing of Income.

Submit the accomplished application form and all required documents to the Customer Service Counters of SM Department Store Bacolod and Mall Admin Office of SM City Bacolod on or before December 20, 2011.

Qualified applicants will be notified of their schedule of interview and IQ Test next year through telephone call and text message from SM Foundation in Manila. Only fully accomplished application forms, accompanied by all the required documents will be processed.

SM College Scholarship application forms are available at SM Department Store, SM Supermarket and Mall Admin Office of SM City Bacolod.

The SM College Scholarship Program was established by SM Foundation in 1993 to help provide quality education to bright but underprivileged public high school graduates. The program has over 900 college scholars nationwide. The scholars are enrolled in 73 colleges and universities in NCR, Baguio, Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Lucena, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Rizal, Tarlac, Bacolod, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo. To date, 1180 scholars have graduated from the program and many of them are gainfully employed with the SM Group of Companies and other companies here and abroad.