Get the chance to study at the Philippine High School for the Arts. Study Music, Creative Writing, Dance, Visual Arts, etc, with your fellow young artists. Grow and develop with passionate artists/teachers who want to see you shine.
The Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) conducts screening of applicants yearly to identify and develop artistically gifted and talented children by implementing a special secondary education curriculum and support programs to provide the country with a continuing source of artists of excellence and leaders in the conservation and promotion of the Filipino artistic and cultural traditions.
The successful applicant is awarded free tuition fee, board and lodging, classes with master teachers, a monthly stipend, plus the chance to represent the country and the school in international festivals, competitions and exchange programs. The grant is renewable every year for four consecutive school years upon satisfaction of academic and non-academic requirements.
The Basic Education subjects prescribed by the Department of Education are in the PHSA curriculum. These subjects are handled distinctively in support of the specialized studies for creative and artistic expressions in the following disciplines -
- Creative Writing (Fiction, Poetry, Playwriting, and Journalism in English and Filipino)
- Dance (Classical Ballet, Modern Dance, Philippine Folk Dance, Dance Composition and Staging)
- Music (Solo Voice/Solo Instrument, Theory, Composition, and Ensemble Classes (Chorus and Chamber)
- Theater Arts (Acting, Production Management, Technical Theater, History of the Theater, Theater Theory and Directing)
- Visual Arts (Visual Perception, Sculpture, Art Appreciation, Studio Painting, Materials and Techniques, Figuration, Pottery, and Printmaking)
*Elective courses which complement the major courses of study in the arts are also offered to the students on a semestral basis.
Interested applicants may directly send their accomplished application forms and other requirements by mail or by personally submit them to the Ansyas Committee, PHSA, National Arts Center, Mt. Makiling, College 4031, Laguna.
Applicants who qualify in the preliminary evaluation will be notified by PHSA for further assessment and live audition at a specified Regional Test and Audition Center (RTAC), the exact location of which will be announced by PHSA.
September 28, 2013 - Tacloban City
October 05,. 2013 - Iloilo City, Philippines
October 12, 2013 - Tagbilaran City
October 19, 2013 - Davao City
October 26, 2013- Zamboanga City
November 09, 2013 - Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
November 16, 2013 - Baguio City
November 23, 2013 - Legazpi City
November 29, 2013 - Manila, Philippines
December 07, 2013 - Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
Application Form: http://www.phsa.edu.ph/images/docs/application_form_for_scholarship.rtf
Contact #:(049) 536-5971 to 73 / (049) 536-2862
Location: Philippine High School for the Arts National Arts Center,
Mt. Makiling, College, 4031 Los Baños, Laguna
e-Mail: directorIV@phsa.edu.ph or directorIII@phsa.edu.ph