This school is included under the "Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education" law that passed in 2017.
The law covers students enrolled in State and Local universities/colleges in Bachelors and Certificate programs.
Under the Law students in accredited State and Local universities/colleges will not pay any tuition fees or misc fee.
The Law covers only first time students (students who don't already have a college degree).
However, the full implementation of this law is not clear yet.
Board Exams Performance
Displaying the passing rates of First Time Examinees only.
Based on the results of the past 4 exams of each board exam.
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Address: Cagayan State University - Gonzaga Campus, Gonzaga, Cagayan
Scholarships at CSU Gonzaga
I. University- Based Scholarship
1. Academic Scholarship
In-coming poor but deserving first year students with a grade point average of 90% or better are entitled to a hundred percent free tuition fee and book allowance of P500.00 per semester.
2. Entrance Scholarship
An entrance scholarship consisting of free tuition fee shall be granted for one semester only to the following students upon their admission to the University:
3. Undergraduate Students
Valedictorians and salutatorians who are graduates of public and recognized private high schools provided that they come from a graduating class of at least 100 students, to be certified by the head institution;
4. College graduates of Colleges and Universities of recognized standing or accredited institutions who were conferred any degree with Latin honors;
Summa Cum Laude - 100% free tuition fee
Magna Cum Laude - 75% free tuition fee
Cum Laude - 50% free tuition fee
Recipients must have a general weighted average of not less than 1.75 to maintain the scholarship.
5. University Scholarship
Regular 2nd year to 5th year undergraduate students with a weighted average of 1.45 or better with no failing grade may avail of the University scholarship with 100% tuition fee discount provided that he has no incomplete grade or has not dropped ant subject.
Graduate/medical/law students with a weighted average of 1.25 or better with no grade lower than 2.5 may avail of the University scholarship with 100% tuition fee discount provided that he has no incomplete grade or has not dropped any subject.
6. College Scholarship
Regular 2nd year to 5th year undergraduate students currently enrolled in the university who obtain a weighted average of 1.46 - 1.75 at the end of the semester and have no failing grade or incomplete grade in any subject are granted college scholarship with 50% tuition fee discount provided they carry the minimum prescribed load.
7. Institutional Medical Scholarship Program
Any medical student with a general weighted average of 2.25 or better whose parents receive an annual income of not more than P 250,000.00 as certified by the BIR, and who are willing to render a four- year return service as community doctor in any low- income class municipality of Cagayan and/ or teach in the College of Medicine of this University or serve as University physician/ or resident physician in a district/ municipal hospital immediately after the scholar is licensed to practice medicine, may avail of the scholarship. A recipient must have a maintaining average grade of 2.5 or better.
8. Grant- in- Aid Scholarship Program
Financially handicapped freshmen students with parentsâ€™ income of not more than P30, 000.00 per annum as certified by the Bureau of Internal Revenue who belong to the upper 15% of the graduating class with a general weighted average of not less than 85% as certified by the Principal of the school where they have graduated can avail of the 100% free tuition fee. Recipients must maintain a general weighted average of not less than 2.0 with no grades below 3.0 in order to keep the scholarship.
9. CSU Kaagapay sa Kinabukasan Program
This program caters to the â€œpoorest of the poorâ€ students irrespective of the course enrolled in the university who are willing to work as student aides during Saturdays and Sundays or during their free time with 50%- 100% tuition fee discounts aside from the work pay received.
10. Socio-Cultural Study Grant
• Active members of the CSU Choir are granted 100% tuition fee discount.
• Active members of the University Dance Troupe are granted 100% tuition fee discount.
11. Athletic Study Grant
Outstanding Palarong Pambansa and/ or national athletes during the past school year are granted 100% tuition fee discount while 50% discount of tuition fee is granted to outstanding athletes who have been qualified in Regional PRISSAA/ SCUAA or CAVRAA meets and who won a championship in their individual or team events as certified by the Director of Human Kinetics.
12. Faculty Personnel Study Grant
The University extends free tuition fee to children of faculty and administrative personnel enrolled in the University. A maximum of two (2) legitimate single children beneficiaries per faculty or personnel shall enjoy the privilege at a time. In case both husband and wife are connected with the University, they are limited to a maximum of two (2) legitimate children beneficiaries at a time. Children beneficiaries must carry the prescribed load. Poor scholastic performance shall require review of scholarship privileges, however, consistent failure would cause the termination of scholarship privilege; The beneficiary must not be more than 21 years old if he/she is pursuing a baccalaureate degree. Children beneficiaries pursuing post baccalaureate degree shall avail of a 50% tuition fee discount.
13. Journalism Scholarship
The editor- in- chief of â€œThe CSU Communicatorâ€, official student publication of the university is granted a 100% discount in tuition fee, likewise active members of the editorial staff of the university publication are granted a 50% tuition fee discount.
University Student Government (USG)/ Campus Student Government (CSG) Study Grant
The following Elective Officers are given discount in tuition fee:
President - 100% tuition fee discount
Vice-President - 75% tuition fee discount
Senators/Governors - 50% tuition fee discount
14. Cadet Military Training (CMT) Privileges
The following Officers are given discount in tuition fee provided they have a total of at least 100 cadets:
Corp Commander - 100% tuition fee discount
Deputy Corp Commander - 75% tuition fee discount
Corps S- 1-4 - 50%tuition fee discount
II. Government Scholarship Program
1. Higher Education Development Program (HEDP)/ National Scholarship Program (RSP)
All qualified students who meet the requirements set by the Commission on Higher Education.
2. State Scholarship Program (SSP)
The SSP was established by virtue of RA 4090, otherwise known as the State Scholarship Law, for poor but deserving students who belong to the top ten of the graduating class in High School and who intend to enroll in priority courses in selected higher education instructions. Applicants should not be more than 25 years old at the time of application to the program. Their parents/guardians must have a combined gross annual income of not more than PhP120, 000.00.
3. Selected Ethnic Group Educational Assistance Program (SEGEAP)
The SEGEAP is the PANAMIN scholarship program that was transferred to the DECS through a Memorandum of Agreement duly signed by both Secretaries of the PANAMIN and DECS on July 30, 1977. This study grant can be availed of by members of the â€œhill tribesâ€ who are poor but belonging to the upper 15% of the graduating class in high school excluding non-indigenous people have leadership potentials, and intend to enroll in priority courses in selected HEIâ€™s.
4. National Integration Study Grant Program (NISGP)
The NISGP was established by virtue of PD 193 on May 15, 1973 for the members of the cultural minority groups who are poor but belong to the upper 15% of the graduating class in high school excluding non-indigenous people and who intend to enroll in priority courses in selected HEIâ€™s. Applicants should not be more than 25 years old at the time of application and their parents/guardians must have a gross annual income of not more than PhP 120,000.00.
5. DND-CHED-PASUC Scholarship Program
The Department of National Defense-Commission on Higher Education-Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (DND-CHED-PASUC) Memorandum of Agreement [MOA] dated 22 March 2004 provides educational benefits to children of military personnel in order to contribute to the enhancement of our soldierâ€™s will to fight by ensuring his childrenâ€™s education. This Scholarship Program applies only to the legitimate/ legitimated children of Killed in Action (KIA), Complete Disability Discharge- Combat Related (CDD-CR), and Active military personnel who are below 21 years of age at the beginning of the school year when they seek enrollment.
6. DOST-SEI Scholarship Program
The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Undergraduate Scholarship shall award scholarship slots, subject to availability of funds, to college students, who belong to families with total family annual income of P120, 000.00 or less, and who are currently enrolled in any of the institutions and DOST priority courses.
7. Cagayan Provincial Government Assistance Program (CPGAP)
This Program is open to financially needy but determined and deserving students enrolled in the different degree program courses offered by various Colleges and University in the province that are accredited by the Provincial Scholarship Board, provided that students meet the requirements set by the Provincial Scholarship Board.
8. Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Agrarian Scholarship Program (PMASP)
The scholarship program is applicable to all qualified dependents of Agrarian Reform Board (ARBs) in all municipalities, provinces and regions of the country where there is CARP being implemented. Qualified ARBs should be CLOA holders, either as amortizing owners, hire workers of a commercial farm placed under the coverage of CARP or Agricultural lessees duly registered with DLR. On the other hand, qualified dependents may either the sons/daughters/grandchildren/wards of ARBâ€™s who are the legal guardians of the applicants. For this purpose only one (1) family member of an ARB will be qualified to become a grantee of the scholarship program.
9. AVE- PASUC Scholarship Grant
The program is open to sophomore students taking up Science and Technology related courses and who come from a family with an aggregate monthly income of not more than P8, 000. 00 and with a weighted average of at least 2.0 and grades no lower than 2.5 can avail of the grant.
10. Barangay Study Grant Program
All qualified and deserving children of the punong barangay, sangguniang barangay officials, barangay treasurer, barangay secretary who are currently enrolled in the university shall be exempted from payment of tuition fee while enrolled in the public tertiary schools, including state colleges and universities. To qualify for the privilege, the said recipient/s shall enroll in the state college or university within or nearest their area of jurisdiction and must not incurred a failing grades from his/her subjects. The study grant program shall be limited to a maximum of two (2) legitimate children.
11. Barangay Health Worker Scholarship Grant
Any qualified and deserving child of Barangay Health Worker who is currently enrolled in the University shall be exempted from payment of tuition fee. Only one child of an accredited Barangay Health Worker shall be entitled to such privilege, provided that he/she meets the requirements of the scholarship program.
12. Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Study Grant
The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairmen and other officials during their incumbency shall be exempted from payment of tuition fee. To qualify for the privilege, an SK Official must not incur a failing grade from his/her subjects.
13. Local Government Unit
All qualified students who meet the requirements set by the sponsoring Local Government Unit.
III. Private Scholarship Program
1. Babaran Scholarship Foundation
It shall be made available to students in accordance with the requirements set by it's benefactors, Engr. & Mrs. Romeo Babaran.
2. JOLLIBEE Aral- Kabuhayan Scholarship Program
This program is designed to aid in nation building by providing an affordable but high quality tertiary education to pre- qualified students (Aral Program) and a training venue (Kabuhayan Program) to develop their values and attitudes towards productive work, leadership qualities and promote rapport and desirable interpersonal relations. Recipients of this program are granted free tuition and miscellaneous fees aside from work pay.
Requirements for Scholarship: To be eligible for a scholarship, a student must:
• carry the regular load in accordance with the curriculum he/she is enrolled in;
• take all non-academic courses such as Physical Education and National Service Training Program;
• have no grade of Inc. Or 5.0
• have not dropped a subject except in cases of illness or conflict of subjects.