QC grants college scholarships to 300 deserving students

  • April 21, 2017

QUEZON CITY, April 21 (PIA)--Close to 300 deserving high school graduates from various indigent communities in Quezon City will receive college scholarships from the city government.

According to Rod Torres, coordinator of the School Youth Development Program, qualified students will receive a total of P5,500 each covering tuition and allowance every semester.

Last semester, a total of 276 scholarships were given to indigent high school graduates residing in Quezon City.

“Ang target po talaga ng programa ni Mayor Herbert Bautista ay 1,000 na mga graduates. Kasisimula lang po namin last semester at meron na kaming 276 na mga scholars sa buong Quezon City. Ngayong semester naman, nasa 300 na estudyante ang makaka-avail ng programa,” he said.

The city government urged qualified high school graduates to apply for the next batch of scholarships until the first week of May.

Those who wish to apply for scholarships are required to present his/her birth certificate, certificate of indigency from the barangay, income tax returns of parents, 2x2 ID pictures and a copy of scholastic record or report card.

The SYDP office is located at 7th Floor, Civic Center Bldg. A, Quezon City Hall Complex with telephone numbers 988-4242, local 8738/8707 for further inquiries. QC PAISO/RJB/SDL/PIA-NCR)


Other News

QC Council passes ordinance granting P5k emergency medical assistance for elderlies
  • August 23, 2017
QUEZON CITY, Aug. 23 (PIA)--The Quezon City Council has passed an ordinance granting a P5,000 emergency medical assistance for elderly residents admitted in hospitals owned by the city government.   City Ordinance 2598-2017 also known as “Quezon City Emergency Medical Benefit Assistance for Senior Citizens” authored by Councilor Rogelio P. Juan aims to provide financial relief to our senior citizens and to their families who are already burdened emotionally and economically of the medical condition of their elderly.   Funding for the assistance will be taken from the one perc...Read more
CRDRRMC advises tourists against trekking with the inclement weather
  • August 22, 2017
  BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 22 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council(CDRRMC)  advises the public not to go trekking or mountain hiking with the  enhanced Southwest monsoon due to Tropical Storm “Isang”. Leticia Dispo of PAGASA Baguio, in the CRDRRMC Emergency Response Preparedness (ERP) meeting  today, affirmed that light to moderate rains with occasional moderate to heavy rainfall will prevail over Cordillera until Wednesday as even though TS “Isang” is now moving out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, it continues to enhance the southwest m...Read more
34-nation ACD kicks off series of meetings in Panglao
  • August 22, 2017
PANGLAO, August 7 (PIA) -- The four-day Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) that tackles energy security, sustainability and resiliency started their series of meetings on August 7 at the Plenary Hall of Be Grand Resort in Panglao Island, Bohol. Gov. Edgar Chatto welcomed the delegates to the conference, as he thanked the organizers for giving Bohol the opportunity to host this international event.  Chatto said Boholanos are extremely impressed that the ACD, which has 34 member countries, chose Bohol as this year's venue.  Bohol also hosted the meetings of the Association of S...Read more
DENR-EMB grants P500K for Larena solid waste management program
  • August 22, 2017
SIQUIJOR, August 9 (PIA) -- The municipal government of Larena is a recipient of a grant of P500,000 from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environment Management Board (EMB) in Region 7. The amount is intended for the construction of a Material Recovery Facility (MRF) building and purchase of a shredder machine in line with the Solid Waste Management program. The required documents were already submitted to DENR to support the immediate release of the funds. These include ownership of the lot (Certificate of Land Title, Deed of Donation, Tax Declaration), De...Read more