How to apply for scholarship

Scholarship application for residents who want to avail the City Scholarship services that provides various scholarship and financial assistance for Senior High School, Technical-Vocational Education, Tertiary Education and Post Graduate Studies.

Who may avail the City Scholarship Program:

  • Quezon City Residents

Academic Category

  • Overall Rank 1 to 10 from Quezon City Public Senior High Schools

 Civic Leaders Category

  • Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Officials
  • Centrex Graduates
  • Supreme Student Council Officials
  • School Publication Officials
  • Scout Leaders

Economic and Financial Assistance Category

  • QC Public/Private High School Graduates with at least 75% general weighted average
  • ALS Graduates
  • Solo Parents
  • Household Helpers
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
  • College Students

Post Graduates Studies Category

  • College and/or Masteral Degree graduates who will enroll in the specialized courses identified by the Scholarship Screening Committee
  • College and/or Masteral Degree graduates who will enroll in Higher Education Institutions with level III/IV accredited programs by the Commission on Higher Education

Specialized Courses Category

  • Graduates of Quezon City Public/Private Senior High Schools enrolled in any of the specialized courses identified by the City

  Senior High School Category

  • Overall Top Three (3) Grade 10 completers from Quezon City Public Secondary School
  • Grade 10 completers from Quezon City Public Secondary School who received national or international recognition in non-academic endeavors duly recognized by the Department of Education and/or the Quezon City local government

Requirements:
General Requirements

  1. Certified True Copy of Birth Certificate
  2. Certified True Copy of Form 137 or 138 / Grade Slip / Transcript of Record
  3. Barangay Certification
  4. Latest Income Tax Return of Parents /Affidavit of Non-filing
  5. 2×2 latest ID photo with nameplate (2pcs)  
  6. Long White Folder with plastic jacket

Additional Requirements per Category:

For Academic and Senior High School Category applicants

  1. Certificate of Honor / Award

 For Civic Leaders Category applicants

  1. Certificate of Supreme Student Council / Centrex / Sangguniang Kabataan

For Economic and Financial Assistance Category applicants

  1. Medical Certificate (if PWD)
  2. ALS Certificate (if ALS Graduate)
  3. Photocopy of Solo Parent ID (if Solo Parent)
  4. Endorsement Letter (if applicable)

For Specialized Courses Category applicants

  1. Recommendation letter from College Dean
  2. Letter of Intent addressed to the Mayor

For Post Graduates Studies Category applicants

  1. Permit to Study
  2. Certificate of Employment
  3. Copy of Company ID
  4. CSC Appointment Record and Service Record, if Quezon City Government Employees
  5. Recommendation from the Head of Agency and Appointment Record, if Non-Quezon City Government Employees

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Secure application form, interview form and checklist of requirements.
  2. Submit accomplished forms and documentary requirements.
  3. Sign the logbook.

(Online)

  1. Enlist via Scholarship application google form link and choose the category you wish to apply.
  2. Undergo for an initial phone interview.
  3. Check the result of interview and submit the requirements thru email.
  • Wait for the announcement/ update on the status of scholarship application in the QCYDO Facebook Page.
  • Check the list of qualified applicants and wait for the announcement/ update on the schedule of scholarship orientation/ briefing.
  • Submit documentary requirements via:

If Academic, Civic Leaders and Senior High School Category – https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOacsdocreqs

If Economic Category, https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOeconomicdreqs

Processing Time: 1 month

How to submit duly signed Scholarship Agreement/Contract

Qualified applicants for scholarship program shall submit a signed Scholarship Agreement/Contract. Certificate of scholarship shall be issued to qualified beneficiaries of the program once all documentary requirements are submitted.

Requirements:

  1. Duly Signed Scholarship Agreement/Contract
  2. Copy of Certificate of Registration (Registration Form)
  3. Copy of Parent/Guardian’s valid ID

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Submit the requirements.
  2. Receive a copy of Certificate of Scholarship.
  3. Sign the logbook.

(Online)

  1. Submit the requirements at: https://tinyurl.com/newscholarsorientationprocess
  2. Receive a copy of Certificate of Scholarship via email.

Processing Time:
On-site – 38 minutes
Online – 5 days

How to submit Statement of Account (SOA)

All scholars must submit Statement of Account (SOA) from their respective schools to process payments for their tuition fee and stipend/allowance.

Requirements:

(On-site)

  1. Original and three (3) Photocopies of New Registration Card/Form
  2. Original and three (3) Photocopies of Statement of Account (SOA) (if Private College/University-Enrolled)
  3. Original and three (3) Photocopies of New Certificate of Scholarship

(Online)

  1. Copy of New Registration Card/Form
  2. Copy of Statement of Account (SOA) (if Private College/University-Enrolled)
  3. Copy of New Certificate of Scholarship

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Submit official Statement of Account (SOA) and other documentary requirements.
  2. Sign in the log book and receive copy of documents.

(Online)

  1. Submit official statement of account (SOA) and other documentary requirements via:

If Old Scholars, submit SOA to https:tinyurl.com/qcydosoa1stsem2021

If New Scholar, submit SOA to: https://tinyurl.com/newscholarssoasubmission

Processing Time:
On-site – 10 minutes
Online –  3 days, 30 minutes

How to renew scholarship

Scholars shall renew availment of the scholarship every semester semester until he/she has completed the degree.

Requirements:

  1. Accomplished Scholarship Renewal Form (downloadable)*
  2. Accomplished Semesteral Monitoring Form (downloadable)*
  3. Copy of Previous Certificate of Registration (Registration Form)
  4. Copy of Previous Certificate of Scholarship;
  5. Copy of Grades / Grade Slip from the previous semester
  6. Feedback form (downloadable)*

*Forms are downloadable at https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOForms

Additional Requirements if Scholar-Graduate:

  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Accomplished Alumni Profile Form (downloadable)*
  3. Accomplished Career Exit Form (downloadable)*
  4. Softcopy of Graduation Picture

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Secure and fill-out renewal & semestral monitoring form.
  2. Submit complete renewal requirements.
  3. Undergo a semestral interview.
  4. Secure Certificate of Scholarship.*
  5. Sign logbooks.
  6. Drop the filled-out feedback form to the designated box.

*Scholar-Graduates will not receive Certificate of Scholarship

(Online)

  1. Answer the online link for Scholarship Renewal and upload requirements.

Link: https://tinyurl.com/qcydorenewallastwave

  • Receive the e-copy of Certificate of Scholarship via email.*

*Scholar-Graduates will not receive Certificate of Scholarship

Processing Time:
On-site – 37 minutes
Online –  3 days

Maintaining Grade:

Scholarship CategoryGeneral Weighted Average to Maintain (or equivalent grade)
Academic – Rank 1 to 22.0
Academic – Rank 3 to 102.25
Economic / SHS / Civic Leaders / Financial Assistance – Academic Courses2.5
Specialized Courses1.75
Graduate Studies1.5

How to appeal for scholarship concerns

An appeal should be made by the scholars who: 1) failed to maintain grade or with failing grade/s; 2) failed to provide complete requirements for Renewal and SOA Submission; 3) failed to renew and submit SOA requirements on time; and 4) will request for extension of scholarship. Appeals will be evaluated and will be subject for approval of the Office Head.

Requirements:

  1. Appeal Letter with Parent/Guardian Signature
  2. Copy of Parent/Guardian valid ID Card
  3. Accomplished Appeal Form (downloadable)*

*Forms are downloadable at https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOForms

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Secure and Fill out Appeal form.
  2. Submit complete documents.
  3. Sign the logbook.
  4. Undergo an interview.

(Online)

  1. Send requirements via email : qcydoscholarsappeal@gmail.com
  2. Undergo a phone interview.
  3. Wait for the status/result thru email.

Processing Time:
On-site – 55 minutes
Online –  3 days

How to file scholarship Leave of Absence (LOA)

Scholars who would like to request a leave of absence in the scholarship for a one or more semester must inform the office. Scholars must also declare the anticipated semester of their return in the scholarship.

Requirements:

  1. Personal Letter with Parent/Guardian Signature
  2. Photocopy of Parent/Guardian valid ID Card
  3. Accomplished Leave of Absence Form (2 copies) (downloadable)*

*Forms are downloadable at https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOForms

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Secure and Fill out LOA form.
  2. Submit complete documents.
  3. Sign the logbook.
  4. Undergo an interview.
  5. Wait to receive copy of the LOA form with result.

(Online)

  1. Send requirements via email : https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOloa1stsem
  2. Undergo a phone interview.
  3. Wait for the status/result thru email.

Processing Time:
On-site – 30 minutes
Online –  3 days

How to withdraw/cancel scholarship

Scholars who would like to request for the cancellation/withdrawal of scholarship and will no longer avail the City Scholarship services must inform the office.

Requirements:

  1. Personal Letter with Parent/Guardian Signature
  2. Photocopy of Parent/Guardian valid ID Card
  3. Accomplished Scholarship Cancellation/Withdrawal Form (2 copies) (downloadable)*

*Forms are downloadable at https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOForms

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Secure and Fill out cancellation/withdrawal form.
  2. Submit complete documents.
  3. Sign the logbook.
  4. Undergo an interview.
  5. Wait to receive copy of the cancellation/withdrawal form with result.

(Online)

  1. Send requirements via email : qcydowithdrawal@gmail.com
  2. Undergo a phone interview.
  3. Wait for the status/result thru email.

Processing Time:
On-site – 35 minutes
Online –  3 days

How to submit data gathering requirements for PayMaya Account Activation

Scholar’s stipend/allowance grant is released thru PayMaya’s automated Disbursement System. All Scholars shall enroll and activate their PayMaya Account thru Data Gathering and submission of requirements. Once validated, they will receive an invitation text from PayMaya where scholars need to reply “YES” to activate/upgrade their account.

Requirements:

  1. Photo of Latest Registration Form/Card
  • Photo of School ID / Valid ID Card (front and back)
  • Photo of Specimen Signature (3 signatures)
  • Actual Photo / Selfie with Name Plate
  • Signed Parent’s Consent Form (if below 18 years old)

Process:

  1. Answer and submit requirements in the online Data Gathering Link for PayMaya Account enrolment. Link: https://tinyurl.com/qcydodatagathering
  2. Scholar will receive invitation message from PayMaya.
  3. Review invitation message. Reply YES, if details are correct, NO, if not.

Processing Time: 19 days, 10 minutes

Note: For other PayMaya Account concerns, scholars may call the following PayMaya Hotlines:

(632) 8457788
1800 108457788
*788 (using Smart Mobile Number)

How to claim stipend/allowance

Scholars semestral Stipend/Allowance is thru automated disbursement of via PayMaya Disbursement System.

Process:

  1. Activate PayMaya Account.
  2. Received a notification message from PayMaya that the stipend/allowance has been credited.

How to secure a Scholars Alumni Certification

All Scholar-Graduates (Alumni) may request for Certification which may be used for various legal purposes. ex. job application, etc.

Requirements:

  1. Photocopy of Valid ID card
  2. Resume (if applicable)
  3. Alumni Profile Form (downloadable)*

*Forms are downloadable at https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOForms

Process:

(On-site)

  1. Secure and fill-out form.
  2. Submit accomplished form and requirements.
  3. Secure and check the Certification.
  4. Sign the logbook.

(Online)

  1. Submit accomplished form and photocopy of valid ID card via https://tinyurl.com/alumnicertification
  2. Receive the Alumni Certification via registered email.

Processing Time:
On-site – 30 minutes
Online –  2 days, 15 minutes

Guide on the Use of Scholarship Forms

ProcessRequired FormsUse/Purpose of Forms
Scholarship  RenewalRenewal FormOne of the documentary requirements needed to accomplish and submit every semester for scholarship renewal. All scholars (except Technical-Vocational scholars) shall be evaluated if they fulfill the terms and conditions agreed in the scholarship guidelines like maintaining of general weighted average from the completed previous semester.   Forms are categorized into: Academic Category – Rank 1 to 10 from Quezon City Public Senior High SchoolsSenior High School Category – Overall Top Three (3) Grade 10 completers from Quezon City Public Secondary SchoolCivic Leaders Category – Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Officials, Centrex Graduates, Supreme Student Council Officials, School Publication Officials, Scout LeadersEconomic and Financial Assistance Category – Regular ScholarsPost Graduate Studies CategorySpecialized Courses Category
Scholarship  RenewalMonitoring FormOne of the documentary requirements needed to accomplish and submit every semester for scholarship renewal. This form is used for the one-on-one interview, to gather updated information and monitor the scholar’s welfare every semester.   Forms are categorized into: Scholars Monitoring Form for 2nd Year – to be accomplished by 2nd year scholars at the end of 2nd semester.Scholars Monitoring Form for  3rd Year – to be accomplished by 3rd  year scholars at the end of 2nd semester.Scholars Monitoring Form for 4th/5th  Year – to be accomplished by 4th/5th  year scholars at the end of 2nd semester.Semestral Monitoring Form – to be accomplished by all scholars every end of the 1st semester
ProcessRequired FormsUse/Purpose of Forms
Scholarship  RenewalCareer Exit FormTo be accomplished by all graduating scholars at the end of 1st semester of their last school year.  
Scholarship  RenewalAlumni Profile FormTo be accomplished by all graduating scholars at the end of 1st semester of their last school year.  
Scholarship Renewal / Submission of Statement of Account (SOA)Appeal FormTo be accomplished by scholars who have the following concerns/reasons relative to their scholarship: failed to maintain grade or with failing grade/s; orfailed to provide complete requirements for Renewal and SOA Submission; orfailed to renew and submit SOA requirements on time; or  
 Leave of Absence FormTo be accomplished by scholars who choose not to enroll in the succeeding semester and/or request a leave of absence in the scholarship program for one or more semester.  In this form, scholars must declare the anticipated semester of their return for the scholarship program.  
Statement of AccountWaiver FormTo be accomplished by scholars who failed to submit SOA on time. This form must be signed by scholar’s parent or guardian, and attach a photocopy of their identification card.

QCYDO official forms can be downloaded from this link https://tinyurl.com/QCYDOforms. Please be advised that the format of forms must be set at 8.5 x 13 inches in size.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions

Tapos na ang aking semestre, ano ang aking gagawin?Pagkatapos ng bawat semestre, ang LAHAT ng SCHOLAR ay dapat mag-RENEW ng scholarship.
Paano kung hindi ko na-maintain ang required General Weighted Average (GWA) para sa aking Scholarship Category?Mabibigyan ng pagkakataon ang Scholar na hindi naka-maintain ang GWA.
Tapos na akong magrenew ng scholarship, ano ang sunod kong gagawin?Ikaw ay dapat magsa-submit ng Statement of Account (SOA) or requirements para sa stipend.
Paano at kailan ko matatanggap ang bayad para aking tuition fee? E ang stipend/allowance ko?Ang bayad para sa iyong tuition fee ay direktang ibibigay sa iyong School thru CHECK (cheque). Ang CHECK ay nakapangalan sa school ay maaaring pick-up-in ng official representative  o ng school kapag available for release na ng City Treasurer’s Office. Pwede ring direktang ideposit sa school’s bank account, depende sa option ng inyong school. Umaabot ng tatlong (3) buwan ang pagpo-proseso ng tuition fee payment dahil ito ay dumadaan sa iba’t-ibang opisina sa QC-LGU tulad ng: City Accounting Department, City Treasurer’s Office, atbp.   Para naman sa iyong stipend/allowance, ito ay mari-receive via PayMaya. Ie-enroll ang mga scholar sa PayMaya at kapag ready na for release ang stipend/allowance, ay ipapadala na ito sa kanilang PayMaya Account.
Paano ko malalaman ang UPDATE/STATUS ng bayad sa aking Tuition Fee at aking Stipend/Allowance?I-follow ang aming oficial FB Page para makita ang update sa inyong tuition fee at stipend/allowance.
Ang aking tuition fee ay fully paid na, paano mababayaran ng City ang aking grants?Kung fully paid na, magbabayad pa rin ang City direkta sa inyong school. Maaring makipag-ugnayan sa respective school kung paano ang proseso ng refund or pag-credit nito sa susunod na semestre.
Ang aking tuition fee ay higit na mababa kumpara sa aking scholarship grants na nakasaad sa aking certificate of scholarship, makukuha ko ba ang sobra?Ang City ay magbabase lamang sa iyong naisubmit na SOA.   Kung mas malaki naman ang tuition fee kumpara sa iyong scholarship grant, tanging ang nakasaad na grant lamang ang ipo-proseso o babayaran ng City.
Hindi ako mag-eenroll sa susunod na semester dahil sa ilang concerns, matatanggal na ba ako sa scholarship?Kung LILIBAN sa scholarship dahil hindi ka mag-eenroll, tatanggapin ka pa rin bilang scholar sa iyong pagbabalik eskwelahan.
Anu-ano ang mga posibleng dahilan o grounds na maaaring maka-terminate ng aking scholarship?  General Grounds para iterminate ang Scholarship: Non-fulfillment of scholarship and financial assistance requirements. Academic deficiencies. Forging or falsification of official grades/records. Abandonment of grant and/or non-communication with QCYDO for one semester despite the efforts exerted by the latter to communicate. Conviction of a crime involving moral turpitude.