Student Assistantship and Resource Training Program (START)

Student Eligibility and Retention


Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to participate in the START Program:

  1. Must be a Filipino citizen;
  2. Must be an undergraduate student of De La Salle University-Manila enrolled in at least twelve (12) units or a graduate student enrolled in at least six (6) units during the term of assistantship;
  3. Must not be enrolled in more than eighteen (18) units for undergraduate students and not more than twelve (12) units for graduate students;
  4. Must not have any major offense;
  5. Must have a Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 at the time of application;
  6. Must not have a failing grade in any course in the preceding term of enrollment; and
  7. Must have written consent from Parent On-Record for undergraduate students; graduate students who are on study leave must have a written consent from his/her employer or from the Institution/Office/School he/she is currently affiliated.

STARTers in the program who meet the following criteria are eligible to continue:

  1. All the criteria for eligibility;and
  2. Must have a performance appraisal rating of at least 85% in the preceding term of assistantship.