Contributed by Cielou Posadas – Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Abucay
BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Thirty (30) scholars under the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Special Study Grant Program, in coordination with the Provincial Government of Bataan’s Iskolar ng Bataan program received their first semester stipends for academic year 2016-2017 this morning, April 4 during simple ceremonies at the Conference Hall of DepEd Bataan, this City.
Stipends amounting to P6,000.00 were awarded to scholars whose general weighted average (GWA) is at least 90. CHED-Coordinator, Ramon DL Garcia, in his short inspirational talk encouraged the students to strive harder to achieve their goals and to engage in activities that will hone their leadership skills in preparation for their future endeavors.
The scholars came from different schools all over the province, but most of them are from the Bataan Peninsula State University.