1. Scholarship grant
2. Free board and lodging
3. Insured while enrolled in the Academy
4. In-house shipboard training
5. Personality, character, and leadership development through physical fitness, emotional literacy,         NROTC and varied extracurricular activities
6. Use of modern equipment and facilities
7. Lucrative employment onboard modern vessels of foreign shipping companies
1. Male or female, Single
2. Filipino Citizen
3. Physically fit
4. Morally upright and has no derogatory record
5. Age 17 and not more than 23 years on March 31 of the year of admission
6. Eligible applicants must be any one of the following
  • High School Graduate from School Year 2014-2015 backwards
  • College Level
  • Passer of the Alternative Learning System (ALS) Program regulated by DepEd and therefore certified eligible for admission to college/tertiary level
  • A Senior High School student expected to graduate at the end of School Year 2016-2017
7. Minimum height of 5 ft. 4 in. (162.5 cm) for MALE and 5 ft. 2 in. (157.5 cm) for FEMALE applicants
8. Must be a High School Graduate with a GPA of at least 83%.
9. Has never been officially admitted at MAAP

NOTE: Strictly comply with qualification requirements. Inaccurate records may disqualify an applicant.

1. 2 copies of recent 2 x 2 colored pictures
2. Payment of non-refundable processing fee of P 300.00 in cash or check/money order payable to MAAP
3. Photocopy of birth certificate
4. Photocopy of High School Diploma or Certificate of Graduation
5. Photocopy of valid school id
6. Photocopy of certification from your principal that you are a graduating from Senior High School, if under K-12 Program
7. Photocopy of ALS certificate, if ALS passer
8. Photocopy of High School Report Card with a GPA of at least 83%

1. Get MAAP scholarship application forms from any of the testing/filing centers, Naval ROTC units, or      PCG stations nationwide
2. Submit duly accomplished application form with the requirements to designated filing centers either by      mail or in person
3. Receive admission slip either by mail or in person

NOTE: Registration time for entrance examination starts at 0630H and ends at 0930H.


Applicants must pass/meet standards covering four stages:

  • MAAP Entrance examination inclusive of the aptitude/emotional/intelligence/personality/psychological/neuro-psychiatric tests
  • Personal interview to be conducted by the BOA members
  • MAAP Medical criteria inclusive of physical, drug, lungs, dental, laboratory, audio test and color blindness test (ISHIHARA) test, visual acuity for far vision should be at least 20/30.
  • Orientation training for two months (April-May) inclusive of refresher classes in Math and English coupled with semi-regimental training