Edukasyon.ph KicksOff Nationwide, College Scholarship Portal For HS Students
Due to the poor source of information on academic opportunities in the Philippines, Filipino-French Henry Motte-Muñoz established an online portal called Edukasyon.ph where incoming college students can find courses, schools, and scholarships on one site for free.
“Limited career orientation, expensive tuition fees, and lack of knowledge on where to search for educational opportunities are some of the key problems that high school students and individuals seeking to expand their education and professional development are encountering in choosing the right course and university. Students need help in finding the educational opportunity that will fit their interests, budget, and desired location,” said Edukasyon.ph Chief Executive Officer Ms. Linartes Viloria.
According to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), there are a total of 7.2 million high school students and only 3.6 million of them are pursuing college, as of 2014.
“We want to make it easier for students to find the different educational options available for them in the Philippines. Through our online portal, students can now explore all the college and technical-vocational courses offered in our country,” Viloria added.
Currently on beta, the website boasts of more than 3,000 schools, 30,000 courses, and 2,000 scholarships which are offered all over the Philippines.
“There are so many opportunities for education out there that a lot of our students are unaware of. These include scholarships they can avail of in the different universities. We want to share this information to help more students get the education that they deserve,” stressed Viloria.
Students can easily find schools and scholarships that match their interests and needs just by logging on at www.edukasyon.ph and registering to get a listing of Philippine universities and courses, as well as scholarship updates.
“We are thrilled to share with students of Western Visayas educational possibilities offered across the country. By giving students a complete picture of what is available for them, we believe that we are able to help them find the education that can get the jobs that they dream of. We want to give them opportunities, empower them with choices, and help them achieve success for the careers they aspire for,” said Viloria. /MP