MARIA Scholarship Award


The Makiling Academe and Research Institute for the Arts (MARIA) Scholarship Award represents the CCP’s commitment to excellence in the arts and the PHSA’s dedication to forming Filipino artists in the tertiary level of education. It is given to graduating students of the Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) who, according to PHSA standards, have achieved outstanding academic and artistic excellence.

The top students of a graduating class representing the six (6) art fields will receive the MARIA Scholarship Award:

  • Visual Arts
  • Music
  • Ballet
  • Folk Dance
  • Creative Writing
  • Theater Arts

The program is under the supervision of the Artist Training Division under the Arts Education Department of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.



  1. Cabatingan, Camille
  2. Camba, Meeko Angela
  3. Catalan, Katrina Isabelle
  4. Diolazo, Judd Thomas
  5. Dumas, Miguel Lemuel Emmanuel
  6. Evangelista, Carmela Isabel
  7. Ilarde, Trisha Pauline
  8. Ledamo, Klyde Francis
  9. Rodriguez, Stephen
  10. Tibayan, Rafael Maria
  11. Valentino, Krystle Dianne