Scholarships & Financial Assistance
Trinity University of Asia seeks to provide deserving and promising youth with scholarship aid. Towards this goal, a part of the University’s budget is allotted to scholarships for high school valedictorians and salutatorians and for students already enrolled at TUA who have achieved and shown promise of high academic performance. Other funds for scholarships are received from different agencies or private individuals.
A. Scholarship Grants. Students who would like to avail of a scholarship grant shall apply for it. Those in the Dean’s List shall automatically qualify for scholarship.
- Application forms are available at the Committee on Scholarships and Financial Assistance (CSFA), c/o the Guidance Center.
- It is understood that the institution expects her scholars to live up to the hope and confidence entrusted to them. Unbecoming behavior, irregular attendance in classes, and poor academic performance shall be sufficient causes for loss of scholarship, financial assistance, and all privileges attached thereto.
- The CSFA shall evaluate the performance of every beneficiary at the end of each semester, based on scholastic records. Whenever necessary, it may recommend the discontinuance of the study grant at any time if the scholar fails to comply with the requirements of the study grant. A notice shall be given to the student within a reasonable period prior to the withdrawal of the study grant.
- Certificate of Good Moral Character
- A student who has been the subject of disciplinary action of any kind shall be automatically disqualified to receive scholarship or financial assistance, regardless of high academic achievement.
B. Entrance Scholarships. Any student graduating as valedictorian or salutatorian of a class of at least fifty (50) students from an accredited high school shall be entitled to a discount of 100% and 50%, respectively, on tuition fees.
- During enrollment, the qualified student shall fill up a special form to be immediately acted upon by the Registrar, based on adequate evidence. Attached to this form shall be a letter from the student’s former adviser attesting to good moral character of and ability to undertake college work by the student.
- Special scholarships shall also be given to high school graduates who shall qualify at an examination given during summer vacation. Inquiries can be made from the CSFA c/o the Guidance Center.
C. University Scholarships. All honor students in the Dean’s List shall automatically qualify for scholarship.
- An honor student is one who has carried an academic load of at least seventeen (17) or eighteen (18) units of the regular semestral load prescribed by his own curriculum during the preceding semester, who has obtained a grade point average of 1.75 or higher, and has no grade below 2.00 in all his subjects.
- Scholarships for honor students (Dean’s List) are based on the following averages:
- 1.00 to 1.25 – Half Scholarship (50% discount on tuition fees/ RLE fees)
- 1.26 to 1.50 – Partial Scholarship (30% discount on tuition fees/RLE fees)
- 1.51 to 1.75 – Semi-Partial Scholarship (20% discount on tuition fees/RLE fees)
- No student may enjoy two (2) grants from the university scholarship fund at any time. A university scholar already enjoying substantial grants or compensations from other sources (NSLCC, Veterans, etc.) may not qualify for a university scholarship.