Bacoor, DLSU-D sign scholarship agreement for city’s residents
Residents of Bacoor City will now be entitled to avail scholarships from the De La Salle University-Dasmarinas as the city government signed a memorandum of agreement with the university.
“A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the City of Bacoor and De La Salle University – Dasmarinas creating the City of Bacoor-DLSU-D Scholarship Program. The Program applies to qualified scholars who are constituents of the City of Bacoor,” the City government said in a statement.
The agreement was signed by Bacoor City Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla, DLSU-D President Brother Augustine Boquer, FSC, EdD, DLSU-D Vice Chancellor for Mission, External Affairs, and Advancement Myrna F. Ramos, EdD, and DLSU-D Vice Chancellor for Academics and Research Marco S. Saez, PhD.
According to the city, the program gives priority to residents of the Bacoor who pass the screening and admission requirements of the City of Bacoor and DLSU-D.
“The applicant must also have no failing grades, must submit all requirements set by the City of Bacoor and DLSU-D, and must have completed duty hours of the previous grant (for old grantees),” the city government said.
The specific courses covered by the porgram are: Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Bachelor of Secondary Education, AB in Development Studies, BSBA Major in Human Resource Development Management, Bachelor of Science Education, and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
“Under the Program, the scholar’s tuition will be covered, including miscellaneous and other fees.
Fifty percent of the fees shall be covered by the City of Bacoor and 50% of the fees shall be shouldered by DLSU-D,” Bacoor said.
“In return, scholars are asked to render 100 duty hours for their first and second years and 50 hours for their third and fourth years performing clerical work at assigned offices. Duty hours should be rendered during the semester when the scholarship is granted,” it added.
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