QC Mayor Joy Belmonte hikes LGU scholars to 20,000 for SY 2021-2022
MANILA, Philippines — The LGU Youth Development Office of Quezon City has started accepting applications for the Mayor’s expanded scholarship program for the incoming enrollment.
In addition to regular scholars, the city is finalizing suitable courses for athletic, arts scholars and establishing guidelines for vocational scholars.
Students who qualify for athletics and arts scholarship can receive a P10,000 tuition grant with P4,000 stipend per year, while those who will take up vocational courses can get a P6,000 tuition stipend from the local government.
The city also increased tuition subsidy and stipend for each scholarship program for School Year 2021 to 2022. Masters/ Doctorate student scholars will also receive a P30,000 thesis grant.
The LGU has 16,468 college (academic and economic) scholars, 70 Senior High School and 94 Masters and Doctorate students today.
Additional 4,000 new scholars to include artists, athletes and vocational courses will be added for a total of over 20,000 students for SY 2021-2022.
“Every youth has the right to quality education and we never hesitated to expand our current scholarship program to accommodate more,” Mayor Joy Belmonte said in a statement.
Priority courses are in Science and Mathematics, Information Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Business and Management, Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary like agribusiness, data analytics, disaster and climate management, and urban development economics.
Complete list of requirements and qualifications, and applications can be accessed on the Quezon City government website and Youth Development Office Facebook page. For concerns/questions, interested applicants can also call YDO at (02) 8988 4242 loc 8707/8738 or send an email at [email protected]
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