How to Find Scholarship Programs
Education

How to Find Scholarship Programs

I have always been a believer of the saying “If there’s a will, there’s a way.” This was my mantra more than a decade ago when I was trying look for ways to finance my college education. As I’ve shared in this blog before, education was my way out of poverty. Despite the fact that I’m not exceptionally intelligent nor especially talented, I was able to find a way to finish my undergraduate years in one of the Philippines’ top university as a full scholar. Because of this opportunity, I was able to slowly but surely build myself up, help

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Government Scholarships for College Students
Education

Government Scholarships for College Students in the Philippines

This post is the continuation of my series on the available scholarships for Filipino students.   For additional ideas, read the following post:   Corporate Scholarships for College Students in the Philippines How to Find Scholarship Programs in the Philippines   I will keep these posts evergreen. Meaning I will constantly update it with new information.   I also welcome contributions from readers so if you want to share your experiences about applications and whatnot, please feel free to write a comment or send me a message.    Be sure to check out the miscellaneous information section of each entry

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How to Invest for College
Education

How to Invest for College – A Simple Method

If you’re a parent like me, one of your most important financial goals is to save and invest enough for your child’s college education. Even though there is an emerging trend in western and developed countries of people opting out of college, we in developing countries do not have the same luxury. If we ever want to ensure that our children stay out of poverty, have high paying jobs (if they choose to), and receive a modicum of respect from society, they need to attend and finish college. Periodt. Not saving enough money for your child’s college education is the

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Corporate Scholarships for College Students
Education

Corporate Scholarships for College Students in the Philippines

Last year when my cousin was preparing to enter college, I compiled a list of scholarship programs in the Philippines to help pay for her fees and other expenses and to make her resumé attractive to future employers. When she got into the University of the Philippines where they don’t have to pay any fees, I totally forgot about it until the other week.   I’m sharing this list of corporate scholarship programs in case you or anybody you know needs help paying for college. This post is solely for scholarship programs sponsored by private companies and rich people foundations. 

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