With its commitment of making quality education accessible, DLSU, through the Office of Admissions and Scholarships, offers a variety of scholarships for the best and deserving high school students. Its financial assistance programs include scholarships, student assistantships, loans, and tuition discounts.

The comprehensive DLSU scholarship guidelines and application procedures can be viewed at http://dlsu.edu.ph/scholarships.

Star Scholars Program

This program is considered as the University’s premier scholarship offering for some of the country’s best and brightest students. Students who topped in the admission test are screened and interviewed to fill the limited slots in the program. Those selected have the unique opportunity to earn a master’s degree, go to medical school proper (for BS Human Biology students), or enroll in the College of Law of DLSU after finishing their undergraduate degree on full scholarship.

Star Scholars receive a full waiver on tuition and fees plus a monthly stipend to cover modest accommodation, meals, allowance, and other expenses. They are also mentored by University Fellows throughout their stay in the University. Star Scholars are also provided with their own iPad or Tablet. Qualified Star Scholars can also be awarded with the study abroad grant.

Vaugirard Scholarship

This program was established to provide new scholarships every year exclusively for students who graduated from Philippine public high schools. A student should be among the top examinees of the DLSU College Admissions Test (CAT), a Filipino citizen, a graduate of a Philippine public high school, and with a family gross annual income of not greater than P500,000. The University invites the candidates for a screening. A University committee reviews their qualifications and makes the final selection. Scholars under the program will receive a full waiver on tuition, miscellaneous, and laboratory fees throughout their stay in the University plus cash incentive for those graduating with Latin honors, advance enrollment privileges, and monthly stipend to cover modest accommodation, meals, allowance, and other expenses.

Br. Andrew Gonzalez Academic Scholarship

High school valedictorians and salutatorians of La Salle district schools who have passed entrance requirements will be automatically awarded academic scholarships (full tuition and fees) starting on their freshman year.

Gokongwei Grants

This program will award scholarships to students who wish to pursue any engineering degree program as offered by the College of Engineering. The scholarship privileges include full tuition and fees waiver plus a monthly stipend to cover modest accommodations, meals, allowance, and other expenses.

Archer Achievers

This is a full scholarship awarded automatically to selected top performers of the DLSU College Admission Test.

Brother President Scholarship Program

This is awarded to the legitimate or legally-adopted children of married, permanent and full-time faculty, and administrative service personnel who joined DLSU in May 1987 or after and have served the University for at least three years and are in active University service while availing of the grant. These students should have passed the entrance requirements of La Salle Green Hills, De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School, De La Salle-Araneta University, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, or De La Salle University.

Centennial Scholarship Program

The CSP serves as a supplement to the Brother President Scholarship Program (BPSP). The CSP for De La Salle University was formulated to provide scholarships to qualified children of full-time permanent faculty (teaching and academic service faculty) and administrative service personnel (ASP) of the University. Children of permanent and full-time faculty and ASP must have passed the DLSU entrance requirements in order to qualify for the scholarship that is only offered at DLSU.

St. La Salle Financial Assistance Grant

Full or partial tuition and fee scholarships are given to deserving incoming freshman students who applied for financial assistance during the scholarship application period and had been screened and selected by the University Scholarship Council based on a specific criteria. Students may also receive other forms of assistance such as stipends and allowance from outside donors.

Grantees are required to meet certain academic standards and to abide by the policies prescribed by the Office of Admissions and Scholarships. Grantees may be required to render service beginning their sophomore year.

Scholarship for Children of Co-academic Personnel

This scholarship is awarded to dependents of Co-Academic Personnel. Their children should have passed the entrance requirements of La Salle Green Hills, De La Salle-Santiago Zobel School, De La Salle-Araneta University, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde or De La Salle University.

Scholarship for Children of Faculty

This scholarship is granted to qualified children of full-time, part-time, and retired faculty members who joined DLSU before May 1987. Their children must have passed the entrance requirements of DLSU, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, La Salle Green Hills, or De La Salle Santiago-Zobel School.

Military Scholarship

Dependents of military personnel who died or became incapacitated in the line of duty are exempted from the payment of tuition. Qualified applicants are granted tuition waiver based on availability of slots.

Student Loan Program

This is a short-term interest-free loan facility for the payment of tuition and fees of undergraduate and graduate students with at least one (1) term of enrollment in the University and without any unsettled loan with DLSU. Loan applicants may borrow a maximum of 100% of the total amount of tuition and fees indicated on their Enrollment Assessment Form (EAF).

Other Financial Assistance Programs


Student Assistantship and Resource Training (START) Program

Through this program, students who meet all criteria for eligibility may be hired and work as temporary personnel in the University for a minimum of five (5) to a maximum of twenty (20) hours per week.

Athletic Scholarship/Tuition Discount

Athletes or varsity players may enjoy full or partial tuition and/or fees waiver. Grantees are recommended by the Office of Sports Development (OSD).

Cultural Arts Tuition Discount

This may be availed of by the members of the DLSU Chorale, Harlequin Theater Guild, La Salle Dance Company, Green Media Group, De La Salle Inner Soul, and the Lasallian Youth Orchestra. Specific tuition discounts may be awarded to grantees recommended by the Cultural Arts Office.

Student Publications Tuition Discount

Senior editors of the three undergraduate student publications, namely The La Sallian, Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, and Malate Literary Journal may avail of specific tuition discounts upon the recommendation of the Student Publications Office.

Family Tuition Discount

This privilege may be availed of by families with three or more children enrolled in the undergraduate programs of the University. The tuition discount that the child with the lowest ID number can avail of may range from 40% in case of three children, 60% for four children and 80% for five children.