Applicant students, including their parents, were interviewed by a panel led by Councilors Tolentino-Maxino and Lilani Ramon, Thursday, to determine if all the required documents are present so that the final list of recipients will be enrolled in the program.

Qualified college students for school year 2018-2019, who are residents of the city, will get a maximum of P 12, 000 financial assistance from the government to support their education.

This is part of Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo’s efforts to extend assistance to the college students to help pay their tuition fees, miscellaneous, laboratory fees and other expenses.

Councilor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino said that the P 12, 000 per school year financial assistance will be divided into: P 5, 000 for 1st semester; P 5, 000 for 2nd semester and P 2, 000 for summer, if they will be enrolled.

Councilor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino clarified that only qualified college students, who are residents of the city and enrolled in both private or public colleges and universities, can apply under the program provided that they must have a GPA of at least 80% upon application and a passing GPA in the succeeding semesters.

Additional requirements: Report Card (at least 80%GA), Certificate of Good Moral Character, Certificate of Non-Tax Filer, Barangay Clearance (applicant), Barangay Certification (parents)-number of years as residents -registered voter and case study by the social worker.

Good luck to all the applicants!