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SM Foundation welcomes over 400 new scholars

New students begin a new chapter of their academic lives as proud SM scholars. SM group’s social good arm, SM Foundation, recently awarded college scholarships to 470 freshmen, demonstrating its commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty through education. To kick off the journey as SM scholars, the foundation held an online awarding event called … Continued

An eager dreamer dares to explore new horizons

SM Foundation welcomed its first batch of scholars three decades ago. Since then, they have welcomed thousands of scholars, giving them the chance to go beyond possibilities—one of them is Junie Anne Mariano. Believing in the power of education, she took up Secondary Education at a university in Cauayan City, Isabela. But for her, it … Continued

SM group builds new school buildings in Laguna, Batangas

SM Foundation, Inc. (SMFI), SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPHI), and the Department of Education (DepEd) recently collaborated to construct two new school buildings in Laguna and Batangas. MOA signing for the two school buildings in Laguna and Batangas. Upon the completion of the joint initiative, two (2) two-story four-classroom school buildings will be donated to … Continued

Edifice of Hope

More than just an area where students gather to hold classes, a school environment plays a vital role in learners’ cognitive development. Research has shown that with an environment conducive to learning, students increase their attention and focus, and they are more motivated to practice higher-level critical thinking skills. Adamant to provide students with venues … Continued

A step closer to a new tomorrow

SM Foundation foundation (SMFI) further strengthens its decades-long objective of helping poor but deserving students to fulfil their dreams by having access to quality education. For the school year 2022-2023, SMFI proudly welcomed over 300 freshmen in its new batch of SM college scholars, completing the 1,300 current SM college scholars. Of the 300 new … Continued

From SM scholar to a beacon of hope

Aspiring young Filipinos from low-income households hold dreams of their own. While they lack resources, many of them have treasures no one can take: a steadfast grit to provide a comfortable life for their family. They dedicate their skills and abilities to pursue every possibility. One young SM scholar from graduating batch 2022, Jessel Pineda, … Continued

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