BFAR offers scholarship grants for fisherfolks’ incoming Grade 11 children

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NEWS | 2021/04/23 | LKRO

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KIDAPAWAN CITY, APRIL 21, 2021 – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is offering scholarship program for incoming Grade 11 children of fisherfolks in Kidapawan City. 

Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph A. Evangelista through City Agriculturist Marissa Aton is calling on interested and qualified sons and daughters of registered city fisherfolks who wants to pursue studies to avail of three scholarship programs namely Fisherfolk Children Educational Grant (FCEG), Fisheries Industry Leaders Grant (FILG) – a merit-based scholarship for high school graduates, and FCC Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICC/Ips).

Mayor Evangelista said the children of these of fisherfolks can select on the three program components of the scholarship based on their competency but will definitely be as advantage to them.

Under the FCEG, FILG and ICC/Ips scholarships, the students will receive certain privileges such as school and miscellaneous fees amounting to P2,000 per semester; monthly stipend and living allowance amounting to P5,000 upon submission of grades every end of the semester, and book allowance for 2,000 to be given upon enrolment on the first semester of each year.

Aside from those benefits, the scholars will also receive various supports to include On-the-Job Training (OJT) for 3,000 upon submission of certificate of enrolment, Thesis/Special Problem for P7,000, and graduation support for P1,500.

On top of these privileges, a cash incentive awaits those scholars who will graduate with honors or excellence – P20,000 for Cum Laude, P30,000 for Magna Cum Laude, and P50,000 for Summa Cum Laude. 

Interested applicants are advised to visit and submit their applications to the Office of the City Agriculturist situated at the City Hall on or before September 30, 2021. (AJPME/JSCJ-CIO)

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