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.

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