BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya—The provincial government here has picked 15 secondary graduates to avail of its four-year course scholarship program for poor youths.
The scholars, who passed the test at the Nueva Vizcaya State University, were Pentelicus Fajerdo of Barangay Lublub in Alfonso Castañeda town, Marie Joy Calacala of Barangay Bone North in Aritao, Rogelio Magpali Jr. of Barangay Ibung in Villaverde, Rodalyn Balingon of Barangay Yaway in Aritao, Novelyn Sunshine Buccahan of Barangay Magsaysay in Bayombong, and Romel Javier of Barangay Vista Alegre in Bayombong.
Others were Gerladine Oliveros of Barangay Indiana in Bambang, Jonne Coseph of Barangay Carolotan in Dupax del Sur, Marie Lei Sey-ang of Barangay Lantap in Bagabag, Orlando Berras Jr. of Barangay Vista Alegre in Bayombong, Jonnabelle Huliganga of Barangay Kirang in Aritao, Dave Dungallo of Barangay Paniki in Bagabag, Nathaniel Khyrs Vicente of Barangay San Pedro in Bagabag, Frances Edjena Capayan of Barangay Vista Alegre in Bayombong, and Clarissa Daus Soriano of Barangay Maasin in Quezon.
The “Pamana” (Heritage) Scholarship Program or PSP is a scholarship for the agro-industrialization of Nueva Vizcaya, which covers the students’ tuition fee for the duration of the courses required, such as Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Bachelor of Science in Agri-Business, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Bachelor of Science in Home Technology, and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology through the Nueva Vizcaya State University.
The PSP targets 30 scholars this year and the same number in 2018. They would receive free school uniforms, a laptop, P1,000 in monthly allowances, and a P5,000 monthly stipend.