NATIONAL SPORTS ACADEMY OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDENT-ATHLETES
National Academy of Sports will scholarship and other support to talented Filipino junior and senior high school student-athletes.
“NAS will provide full scholarship upon entry at Grade 7 or in Junior High Schools up to Grade 12. They will also be given reasonable monthly stipend, free board and lodging, as well as school and training uniforms,” Executive Director Josephine Joy Reyes.
She also said that student athletes will be exposed and to compete internationally and represent the country in qualified sports competitions.
“With their athletic performance during their stay in the school system, pwede rin silang maging exchange students so their talents will be honed even more,” she added.
The NAS System is an attached institution of the Department of Education, in close coordination with the Philippine Sports Commission.
NAS was created through Republic Act 11470 to recognize and develop exceptionally talented students from all sectors, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and other marginalized groups.
Education Secretary Leonor Briones said that virtues of honesty and sportsmanship will be developed at the NAS.
“We are having a National Academy of Sports for those who want to take up sports not only as something they do as they are growing up, but also as a profession, as a way of learning more about the science of the body,” she said.