Australian Catholic University offers scholarship programs

17 March 2013

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) Manila will offer full and partial scholarships this coming school year.

Based on academic merit and talent, the ''Esteban Scholarship Awards'' will provide one full scholarship, two 50 percent scholarships, and ten 20 percent scholarships. A full scholarship is valued at AUD 5,200 or PHP 246,000 per year. All scholarships are offered for the entire three-year program in Manila.

ACU Manila offers the opportunity to gain a world-recognized Australian Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree and equips students to practice the profession in both Australia and the Philippines.

To apply, graduating high school students must have a minimum academic average of 85 percent; demonstrate level of analytical skills by writing a paper on how Australian business education can empower him or her as a global citizen; like and visit ACU Manila's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/acumanila); complete application and referral forms; and attend an information session with a parent or guardian.

Scholarship slots are available to graduating high school students, as well as to first to third year undergraduate degree students. Deadline for applications is on April 3.

The ACU Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree offers units specific to Australian accounting requirements in addition to Philippines-specific units. It prepares students for entry-level employment as well as future managerial positions.

ACU students develop an understanding of how commercial, industrial, and service organizations operate. They also acquire skills to practice in a wide range of finance and accounting occupations such as accountant, auditor, investment manager, financial analyst, stockbroker, tax specialist, or treasurer.

For details, visit the campus at the ground floor of the Makati Stock Exchange Building, call (+632)5019347, or email acumanila@estebanschool.org.