University of the Philippines created the Socialized Tuition System (STS) which provides tuition discount at rates that are based on the assessment of the paying capacity of the household to which a student belongs. This assessment looks at the income as well as the socio-economic characteristics of the household which may result to a partial or full tuition grant.
Strictly for Filipinos only
Any course is allowed
1. Be a Filipino;
2. Be a bonafide undergraduate student. Except for students of Law and Medicine, the applicant must not have a bachelor’s degree. For new students, the applicant must have an admission slip;
3. Never have been adjudged guilty of any offense that carries a penalty of more than 30 days suspension; and
4. Be in need of financial assistance as determined by the University