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Full Special Secondary (K to 12) Scholarship for School Year 2018-2019 of the Philippine High School for the Arts

June 05, 2017

DepEd Memorandum No. 103, s. 2017

Full Special Secondary (K to 12) Scholarship for School Year 2018-2019 of the Philippine High School for the Arts


Bureau and Service Directors
Regional Directors
School Division Superintendents
Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Heads
All Others Concerned

1. The Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) Annual Nationwide Search for Young Arts Scholars (ANSYAS) is now accepting applications for Full Special Secondary (K to 12) Scholarship for School Year 2018-2019.

2. The Program aims to:

a. identify and develop artistically talented children to become artists of excellence in the field of dance, music, theater arts, creative writing, and visual arts; and

b. ensure a continuing source of artists of excellence and leaders in the preservation, conservation and promotion of the Filipino artistic and cultural traditions.

3. Applicants must be Filipino citizens who can meet the following requirements:

a. Grade 6 pupil in either a public or private school at the time of application;

b. Not older than 14 years upon enrolment on June 10 of the next school year;

c. Fully accomplished PHSA Scholarship Application Form;

d. Photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the National Statistics Office;

e. Photocopy of Grade 5 or Grade 6 Report Card; and

f. One-page resume citing accomplishment in the art field of their respective interests.

4. The successful applicants will be awarded full scholarship which includes free tuition fee, free board and lodging (with weekend home leave with parents or a designated legal guardian), classes with master teachers, monthly stipend, free tickets to shows, events and performances at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, opportunity to get training, to meet and interact with outstanding world class artists, visiting foreign artists, and a chance to represent the country and the school in international festivals, competitions and exchange programs. The scholarship grant is renewable every year for four to six consecutive school years upon satisfaction of academic and nonacademic requirements.

5. Interested applicants may directly send their accomplished application forms and other requirements by mail, email, or by personally submitting them to the Annual Nationwide Search for Young Arts Scholars (ANSYAS) Committee, Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA), National Center, Mt. Makiling, Los Banos 4030, Laguna. The PHSA Scholarship Form is enclosed.

6. The screening of applicants will be conducted in specified regional testing centers below:

Regional CenterDateVenue
Region VAugust 1-4, 2017Masbate and Legazpi City
Region IV-B (MIMAROPA)August 8-10, 2017Puerto Prinsesa, Palawan
Region IIISeptember 5-7, 2017Angeles City, Pampanga
Region IISeptember 12-14, 2017Ilagan City, Isabela
Region VIISeptember 26-28, 2017Dumaguete City Negros Oriental
Region VIIIOctober 10-12, 2017Calbayog City, Samar
Region XIIOctober 17-19, 2017General Santos City South Cotabato
Region XNovember 7-9, 2017Iligan City Lanao del Norte
National Capital RegionNovember 8, 2017Cultural Center of the Philippines
Region IV-A (CALABARZON)December 9, 2017National Arts Center Mt. Makiling, Los Banos Laguna

7. Applicants will be notified by phone whether or not they are qualified to proceed to the live auditions.

8. For more information, all concerned may contact Ms. Shirley A. de Quiros, Coordinator, Annual Nationwide Search for Young Arts Scholars (ANSYAS), Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) ANSYAS Office at telephone no. (049) 576-4100; mobile phone no. 0917-866-3097 or through email address: phsa.ansyas@gmail.com or visit website address: www.phsa.edu.ph.

9. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.


Philippine High School for the Arts Philippine High School for the Arts Scholarship Form


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