The PACES Executive Board has released an announcement about the PACES STEM Scholarships detailing the eligibility criteria, benefits and responsibilities of the scholarships, and how to apply.

The application form can be downloaded here.

The PACES STEM scholarships support undergraduate courses in Philippine state universities and colleges leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in selected science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degree programs listed in the announcement. The scholarships may be taken in any accredited state university or college in the Philippines. Scholarships shall be for the duration of studies until the completion of a 4- or 5-year degree program, subject to satisfactory performance. A full scholarship provides the following benefits to
qualified scholars:

  • Actual cost of tuition and required school fees for regular and summer semesters or trimesters;
  • Cost of prescribed text books, school supplies and required school uniforms as an outright grant of PHP 10,000 per calendar year; and
  • A monthly living allowance of PHP 6,000 per month when enrolled.


Applicants must be Filipino citizens enrolled or incoming in the 3rd to 5th years of an eligible program in a Philippine state university, between 17 to 25 years old, coming from a family with total annual gross income of PHP 300,000, and with a weighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher (with 1.0 as the highest grade). 

The PACES STEM scholarships are intended to promote the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as a vehicle for Philippine development and progress. Since 2017 PACES, together with its Philippine Partner CFC ANCOP, has graduated eight students throughout the Philippines

Inquiries and applications can be sent by email to