Monday, February 14, 2011

FAQ's for PCS 89-93 Fund

What is covered by the scholarship?
The entire school year’s Tuition and Fees (which includes labs, uniform, and other education-related expenses), books and a monthly stipend to be paid directly to the school as food and coop expenses.

Is the scholarship offered on a one-time basis?
Scholars have to maintain exemplary grades and demonstrate continuous financial need to be eligible for the scholarship. The FUND will provide scholarship and assistance up 4th Year High School as long as both the educational and financial requirements are met. Although current scholars do not have to re-apply, they are subject for yearly review by the scholarship committee.

Do you offer partial scholarships?
Not at the moment.

How many scholarships are offered?
For school year 2011-2012, one/two deserving applicant/s will be provided scholarship. As the FUND’s resources grow, we will continue to award scholarships on a rolling basis.

How do we contact the scholarship committee?
To maintain fairness, you do not have to contact any member of the committee. Ensure that you submit all pertinent documentation, with particular focus on the personal essay, and you will be contacted if you are shortlisted.

How do I contribute?
First, thank you! Although you can contribute as your means allow, we encourage and appreciate your recurring contributions. Please email for complete bank details or if you prefer to receive an invoice/money request first. You can send your recurring contributions in a number of ways:

Via PayPal –credit card or auto-debit contributions to
US Savings Account: ING Account # 1417xxxxx
Philippine Dollar account: Banco de Oro, Valero branch, account #5630xxxxxx
Philppine Peso account: Banco de Oro, Mother Ignacia branch, account #1680xxxxx

One-time contributions are also accepted via the methods above. Once you have deposited your contribution, please email and we will send you confirmation receipt. If you have paid via PayPal, you should automatically receive a confirmation email within one business day of clearing of funds.

Can I contribute anonymously?
Yes. Although we and our scholars may not personally be able thank you, please accept our sincere thanks and know that your contribution will benefit those in need.

PCS 89 93 Fund Details

The PCS89-93 Fund (FUND) is a non-profit group which aims to sponsor deserving PCS Grade School students. Its mission is to provide full scholarship that covers tuition,school, book and other education-related fees, in addition to monthly stipend, to qualified merit and financial scholars.

Who are qualified: All eligible, incoming Grade 5 PCS students with a (grade point) average of 85 or above, with no grade lower than 85, and who demonstrate financial need (PHP 120,000/year combined family income) may apply.

How to apply: Applicants should submit the Application Form, together with previous year’s validated/official Report Card; a certification/tax report of parents/guardian supporting the child; an essay describing the applicant’s qualification and educational goals. While not required, recommendation letters from PCS teachers can be submitted in support of the application.

You may send your application to or you may drop them off at the school’s Guidance Office (c/o Ms. Manosca).

Deadline in submitting applications is March 31, 2011.

What is the qualification process: Applications will be reviewed by the ‘scholarship committee’ based on the student’s academic aptitude, goals and the parents’ financial status. Short-listed applicants will meet with representatives of the FUND for an interview as final qualification process. The scholarship will be awarded to the deserving student/s by April 10, 2011. Scholarship will be awarded to one/two student/s for School Year 2011-2012. The decision of the scholarship committee is final.

Who is behind the FUND: The group is composed of 1989 Elementary and 1993 High
School PCS alumni.

PCS 89 93 Fund

Hello everyone,

We're happy to announce the establishment of the PCS '89 '93 Fund which aims to sponsor PCS grade school student/s this school year (2011-2012).Go to our website at and read more information about the Fund, FAQ, and the scholarship application form.

It is happily coincidental that this happens on the day of Hearts. Let's share the Love:
1) forward this to our batchmate/s or anyone you know who may need the scholarship
2) sign-up and contribute to the Fund
3) spread the word (share, like, forward on FB, Twitter, etc).

A number of us has established guidelines for the Fund. While we know it's going to be challenging, with the batches' help, we know this endeavor will be a success. We'd love to hear from you -- send us your comments or comments at or post them here!

Thank you.

PCS '89 '93 Fund Team