Students’ Satisfaction in Their Financial Support and Persistence in School

Jerald C. Moneva, Carl M. Jakosalem, Marsha H. Malbas


Financial satisfaction is a state in which students satisfied and contented to the financial support given by their parents. Students’ persistence is the capability of students to continue in their studies even though they know that it would be difficult. The study intends to assess the level of students’ satisfaction in financial support and their students’ persistence in studies. The study used the descriptive correlational research design. The researcher used rating scale as a medium to obtain and gathered data needed. The tool is a researcher-made tool which consists of two parts which part A that tries to determine the Students’ Satisfaction in financial support and part B which will determine the Students Persistence in Studies. The respondents of the study were chosen from Grade 11 and Grade 12 students of Jagobiao National High School with a total population of 235 students. The results of the study revealed that in table 1, students have a high level of satisfaction in financial support. Students who have enough financial support from their parents can feel satisfied. In table 2, students’ persistence in studies depends on the financial support given by their parents. Students persist more if they have enough financial aid support and they also produces presentable works and excellent output and pass it on time or ahead of time. The study also reveals that there is a correlation between students’ satisfaction in financial support and students’ persistence in studies as the null hypothesis was rejected.

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