IPs, top priority in Bukidnon scholarship program
MALAYBALAY CITY – The Provincial Government of Bukidnon is now accepting applications for student scholarship in state universities and colleges.
The capitol’s Public Affairs, Information and Assistance Office (PAIAO) made it clear though that the provincial government will prioritize applicants from the Indigenous Peoples.
There are 182 scholarship slots for state universities and colleges (SUCs), such as Central Mindanao University in Musuan, Maramag town and Bukidnon State University in Malaybalay City, PAIAO said in a press statement.
Applicants will be served on a first-come-first serve basis, it said.
The scholarship is open to the incoming first year college students who are residents of the province with a grade not lower than 85 percent in all subjects.
Applicants must not be more than 21 years old, high school graduate, or those who stopped but never been admitted to college.
Accepted applicants will receive book allowance of P1,000, and P2,500 per month for board and lodging. Tuition is no longer included because of the Free Tertiary Education Act being implemented in government learning institutions.
Applicants must bring a copy of their transcript of records (TOR) or form 138/ report card.