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Entrance Scholarship
An entrance scholarship consisting of tuition fee discount shall be enjoyed for one semester by high school valedictorians/salutatorians from a public or private of a graduating class of not less than 50 students, except those who graduated from SUCs/laboratory high schools. The overall topnotcher in the BUCET shall also qualify under this scholarship. A student who meets the mentioned qualifications must apply for entrance scholarship upon enrollment by presenting his Form 138 (Fourth Year) and a certification as to the size of the graduating class and honors obtained from the high school principal or head of the secondary school where she/he graduated as valedictorian/salutatorian. Valedictorians and the BUCET overall topnotcher shall enjoy a 100%free tuition, while the salutatorians shall enjoy 50% free tuition. Entrance scholars may become academic scholars upon meeting the qualifying average at the end of the semester.

Academic Scholarship
Students who obtained high average rating during the preceeding term attended in the Bicol University are granted University/Full scholarship or College/Partial scholarship upon application with the Office of Student Services, under the following conditions:

University/Full Scholarship

- 100% free tuition and other assessed fees for a general weighted average (GWA) of 1.00 - 1.25

College/Partial scholarship

- 75% free tuition fee for a GWA of 1.251 - 1.5
- 50% free tuition fee for a GWA of 1.51 - 1.75

To qualify as academic scholar, the student must not have a grade lower than 2.4 (85%) in any subject, and be recommended by the concerned Dean/Director of the College/Unit.

Publication Scholarship
Students who qualify and are named of the officially recognized University/College publication as a result of competitive examinations are granted the Publication Scholarship every semester upon recommendation by the adviser of the College/Unit publication. The following publication staffers are granted free tuition fee, provided, application for the scholarship is made with the Office of Student Services:

Editor-in-Chief
University Publication - 100% free tuition
College/Unit - 75% free tuition

Associate Editor
University Publication - 75% free tuition
College/Unit - 50% free tuition

Managing Editor
University Publication - 50% free tuition
College/Unit - 25% free tuition

Senior/News Editor
University Publication - 25% free tuition

Science Scholarship
Students who win in national/regional science competitions and are recommended by the adviser of recognized college/unit Science organization are entitled for free tuition fee immediately following the semester after the award, as follows:

National winner - 100% free tuition
Regional winner - 50% tuition

Science scholars must have a GWA of not lower than 2.0 during the preceding semester and must not have a grade lower than 1.9 (90%) in the science subjects.

Arts Scholarship
Students who are members of a recognized University Arts group who win in national/regional competition and recommended by their adviser shall enjoy immediately following the semester after the award free tuition fee, as follows:

National winner - 100% free tuition
Regional - 50% free tuition

Music Scholarship
Students enrolled in the BSF program, major in Music, who win in national/regional musical competitions and are recommended by the Music Club adviser, provided, the student has no grade lower the 1.9 (90%) in Music subjects, are granted the following immediately following the semester after the award:

National winner - 100% free tuition
Regional winner - 50% free tuition