LAMUT, Ifugao, July 13 (PIA) - - All campuses of the Ifugao State University (IFSU) in the province are set to offer free tuition fee to students who wish to finish a Baccalaureate degree starting this school year 2017-2018 which opens this August.
IFSU is one of the selected state universities and colleges in the country which will free students from paying their tuition fees. The school is allotted P24.286 million from the General Appropriation Act (GAA) to cover the free tuition for the first and second semesters of school year 2017-2018.
The no tuition fee policy will apply to all types of students like transferees, returnees and regular.
Scholarship grantees, academic or other grants are still covered with the free tuition fee. Fees from other grants will directly cover the student’s other fees. Excess of fees paid will be refunded to the student.
The Ifugao State University was established by virtue of Republic Act No. 9720 signed by then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on October 14, 2009. Its vision is “IFSU for Academic Centers of Excellence”.
IFSU, which is headed by University President Dr. Serafin Ngohayon, has six campuses in the municipalities of Lamut, Lagawe, Alfonso Lista, Aguinaldo, Hungduan and Tinoc. (JDP/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao)