The Uygongco Foundation, Inc. (UFI) is a non-profit organization based in the Philippines. It was established by the Uygongco family, a prominent Filipino-Chinese business family, with the aim of supporting various social development initiatives in the country.
UFI is known for its philanthropic efforts and its commitment to education, healthcare, and community development. The foundation provides scholarships and educational assistance to deserving students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. They also support the improvement of educational facilities and promote programs that enhance the quality of education in the Philippines.
In the healthcare sector, UFI works to improve medical services and facilities, especially in underserved areas. They provide financial assistance for medical treatments, support medical missions, and collaborate with healthcare institutions to address the healthcare needs of marginalized communities.
Community development is another focus area for UFI. The foundation engages in projects that promote livelihood opportunities, sustainable agriculture, and environmental conservation. They also provide support during times of calamities and disasters, offering aid and relief efforts to affected communities.
UFI collaborates with various organizations, government agencies, and individuals to implement its initiatives effectively. Through their philanthropic endeavors, the Uygongco Foundation, Inc. aims to make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of Filipinos, particularly those who are in need.
If you are a dedicated and passionate student with a strong academic track record and a desire to make a difference, the Uygongco Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Program for academic year 2023-2024 may be the opportunity you have been waiting for. Read on to learn more about the application process, eligibility criteria, and deadlines.
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Who can apply for the scholarship?
In order to qualify, one must:
- reside in any of the host communities of the LFUG GOC – Iloilo City, Jordan (Guimaras), Pres. Roxas (Capiz);
- not be a recipient of any other scholarship;
- be a fresh 1st year student and had graduated from senior high school in SY 2022-2023;
- have a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 85% or better upon graduation;
- come from a low income household with an annual income not exceeding P200,000 a year for both parents;
- be enrolled in a private school.
What are the benefits under the scholarship?
Scholars shall receive the following priveleges.
- School tuition coverage and other related fees;
- Formation Sessions;
- Employment at the La Filipina Uy Gongco Group of Companies (LFUG GOC);
Note: Subject to terms and conditions of scholarship agreement. Subject to company vacancy and passing of all pre-employment requirements.
What are the necessary documentary requirements?
Interested applicants shall be able to accomplish the following documents for submission.
1.Application Letter addressed to:
MARY JEAN B. SOLIDIO
Uygongco Foundation Inc.
Brgy. Progreso, Lapuz, Iloilo City;
2.Original and Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate;
3.Barangay Certification of Residency;
4.Proof of Annual Household Income (e.g. Payslip, ITR);
5.Certificate of Good Moral Character;
6.Certification from the Principal of honors received including the total number of graduates in the school (if applicable);
7.Original and Photocopy of Form 138 (Report Card);
8.Recent 2×2 Picture (1 piece);
9.Photocopy of Senior High School Diploma;
10.Proof of Enrollment/Admission for SY 2023-2024;
What are the available courses?
If accepted, scholars may take BS Accountancy or any Engineering courses aside from computer, civil and marine.
APPLICATION PERIOD: June 19- July 28, 2023.
How to file your application?
Applicants shall undergo three steps which include: ELIGIBILITY
SCREENING (submission of documentary requirements, EXAMINATION (immediately after step 1)- competency yest, and essay test and PANEL INTERVIEW (scheduled).
Now to submit your application, please proceed to Uygongco Foundation, Inc. located at Brgy. Progreso, Lapuz, Iloilo City (near the Iloilo-Bacolod part)
Source: Uygongco Foundation, Inc.
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