De La Salle University is committed to making quality education more affordable. The Office of Admissions and Scholarships (OAS) is ready to help those who wish to avail of scholarships, loans, and other types of financial assistance.
Other Financial Assistance Programs
This is a special program wherein outstanding students from around the country are selected to be part of an elite circle of scholars who are granted an undergraduate or a graduate scholarship. The top students who qualify in the admissions exam are screened and interviewed to fill the limited slots in the program. Students selected for the program 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. The Star Scholars enjoy these and other privileges without a service clause. A modest stipend may be availed of by qualified financially needy scholars.
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 specific criteria. Although scholarship grants are provided by the University, outside donors may also give other forms of assistance such as stipends and allowances.. Please refer to the "Financial Assistance for Incoming College Freshmen General Guidelines".
This program was established to provide 50 new scholarships every year exclusively for students who graduated from Philippine public high schools. A student should be among the Top 120 examinees of the DLSU 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 enrolment privileges, and monthly stipend of P10,000 to cover accommodation at the Lasallian Center, meals, and other expenses.
The Gokongwei College of Engineering will award twenty five (25) scholarships to students who wish to pursue priority fields of study in any baccalaureate engineering degree program offered by the college. Scholars will be granted full tuition and fees waiver, monthly stipend, and book allowance.
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.
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-Canlubang, De La Salle-Araneta University, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas, De La Salle-College of St. Benilde, or De La Salle University.
The CSP serves as a supplement to the Brother President Scholarship Program (BPSP). The CSP for De La Salle University (DLSU) Manila 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-Manila.
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 St. Benilde, La Salle Green Hills, or De La Salle Santiago-Zobel School.
This scholarship is awarded to dependents of Co-Academic Personnel. Their children should have passed the entrance requirements of De La Salle University.
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.
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).
In celebration of the centennial of Lasallian presence in the Philippines, this program recognizes high school seniors who performed exceptionally well in the DLSU College Admissions Test (DLSU CAT). The top 100 examinees of the DLSU CAT will be automatically awarded this distinction. The T.A.F.T. 100 will receive 15% tuition discount for one (1) term only renewable thereafter upon compliance with SFA conditions.
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.
Athletes or varsity players may enjoy full or partial tuition and/or fees waiver. Grantees are recommended by the Office of Sports Development (OSD).
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.
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.
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.