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Sen. Villar gives 1M scholarship grant for CLSU students
emi_clsu | 2010-07-04 04:40:15 PM

Sen. Manuel “Manny” Bamba Vilar, Jr. extended his financial assistance to the university in the form of 1M-scholarship grant to the economically disadvantaged but deserving students.

According to Dr. Annie Melinda Paz-Alberto, director of the Environmental Management Institute upon whose initiative the said scholarship grant was sourced out, the grant is categorized into full scholarship, semestral scholarship and thesis support.

Full scholarship is intended solely for first year students taking up any four-year or five-year course.

 The semestral scholarship is for regular 4th year undergraduate students and graduate students particularly Master of Science in Environmental Management (MSEM). On the other hand, thesis support is for undergraduate students taking up science-related course and presently conducting their thesis.

Financial entitlement for scholars are as follows: Full scholarship- P6,000.00/semester for 8 semesters or 4- year course while P4,800.00/semester for 10 semesters or 5 year-course. Semestral scholarship amounts to P5,000.00/semester for two semesters while thesis support of  P5,000.

    A total of 30 students qualified for the aforementioned scholarship. Ten first year students were selected as full scholars. On the other hand, 15 students were granted the semestral scholarship, 10 of whom are undergraduate students while the other five are graduate students. Moreover, 10 graduating students were given thesis support.

As the coordinating office for the scholarship, EMI conducted the screening procedure for aspiring scholars last summer. Screening process includes written examination and interview.

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