At least 205 youths coming from the poor families have availed the scholarship program of the provincial government in Surigao del Norte.
The latest beneficiaries were the 53 youths who passed the standards of the scholarship program of the provincial government.
All the scholars are now currently studying in different colleges in Surigao City, some of whom are in Surigao State College of Technology and Surigao del Norte College of Agriculture and Technology.
The scholarship grants is the brainchild of Surigao del Norte Gov. Robert Ace Barbers.
The scholarship can be availed by those who can pass the interviews and requirements and those who pass the entrance examination in schools in Surigao del Norte province and Surigao City.
The scholars are provided free tuition, monthly cash allowance, cash money for their projects in every semesters and other school needs.
Gov. Barbers said “I want these scholars to be the inspiration of the youth in my province. I hope that these scholars someday will also lead this province into progress and development”. (PNA)