The Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) (details about FLP can be found here: https://libpros.com/about-2/) is again sponsoring a unique, merit-based Legal Scholarship Program for the academic year 2022-2023. Funded by the Tan Yan Kee Foundation and undertaken in cooperation with the Philippine Association of Law Schools, it aims to look for the best and brightest law students in the country. For the academic year 2022-2023, there will be ten (10) scholarship openings for incumbent third-year law students.
Who can apply for the scholarship?
Nominees/applicants must satisfy the following:
- Incumbent third (3rd) year student in one of the eligible law schools;
- In the top 20 of the batch of their respective law schools in terms of
- Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) not lower than
85% or 2.25 for the immediately preceding academic year (2021-2022);
- No dropped subject and no grade lower than 75% or 3.0 during his or
her stay at the law school;
- Must not have taken a leave of absence for the immediately preceding academic year (2021-2022); and,
- Must have enrolled and completed the full load for the first two (2)
years of law school.
What are the benefits under the scholarship?
The FLP Scholarship is a monetary scholarship award of ₱200,000 of which a maximum of ₱100,000 shall be for tuition fee, ₱20,000 for book allowance, and ₱80,000 for the stipend.
Note: The scholarship is merit-based and may be received in addition to existing scholarships, funding, or other financial assistance being availed of by the awardees.
What are the law schools eligible for the scholarship?
FLP is opening the 10 scholarship slots to all law schools that have obtained a percentage of passing above the overall percentage of passing for the 2020/2021 bar exams based on the statistical data from the Supreme Court Office of the Bar Confidant. These law schools are:
Angeles University Foundation
Ateneo de Davao University
Ateneo de Manila University
Ateneo de Naga University
Ateneo de Zamboanga University
Bulacan State University
Central Philippine University
De La Salle Lipa
De La Salle University Manila
Far Eastern University
Father Saturnino Urios University
Jose Maria College
Jose Rizal University
Lyceum of the Philippines University– Makati
Palawan State University
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Saint Louis University
San Beda College – Alabang
San Beda University – Manila
San Pablo Colleges
San Sebastian College – Recoletos Manila
St. Louis College
St. Thomas More School of Law and Business
University of Asia & the Pacific School of Law & Governance
University of Batangas
University of Cebu
University of Northern Philippines
University of San Agustin
University of San Carlos
University of San Jose – Recoletos
University of Santo Tomas
University of Santo Tomas – Legaspi
University of St. La Salle
University of the Cordilleras
University of the Philippines
What are the necessary documentary requirements?
List of required submissions:
- One (1) copy of the duly accomplished FLP Scholarship Application Form and the FLP Data Privacy Statement and Consent Form attached to the former;
One (1) copy of the nominee’s/applicant’s official transcript of school records for the first two years of law school for the incumbent third-year applicants;
One (1) hard copy of the essay; and
A certification from the School Secretary/Registrar or any authorized school official that the applicant:
is among the top 20 of his/her batch in law school in terms of academic performance; and
has enrolled and completed the full load for the first two (2) years of law school
How to file your application?
Applicants must submit an essay written in English with a minimum of 2,000 words and a maximum of 3,000 words. It should be printed on an 11-inch by 8.5-inch white bond paper with text in 14-point font size, Times New Roman, single-spaced, with one-inch margins on both sides, top, and bottom.
The essay must be on the philosophy of the Foundation, expanding on and espousing the precept: safeguarding of liberty and nurturing of prosperity under the rule of law, and how they will apply the same in their legal career. The essay should answer, inter alia, the following questions:
What do you understand by the philosophy of liberty and prosperity under the rule of law?
How can you promote this philosophy as a student? How will you apply this in your legal career?
The following should be mailed or hand carried to:
Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity
3rd Floor, PCCI Corporate Centre, 118 L.P. Leviste Street
Salcedo Village, 1227 Makati City
In addition, these documents should also be transmitted electronically via our online application form hosted at Google Forms: bit.ly/FLPLSP2223. Please follow the specified naming conventions of each document.
For further information:
Email: [email protected]
FLP Head Office, 3rd Floor, PCCI Corporate Centre, 118 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City
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