ZPPSU Scholars receive gov’t financial aid

Zamboanga Peninsula Polytechnic State University (ZPPSU) scholar grantees received financial aid from the Commission on Higher Education during the distribution ceremony of the Tulong Dunong Program – Tertiary Education Subsidy (TDP-TES) held at Western Mindanao State University gymnasium last October 11.

The assistance was funded by Majority Floor Leader Congressional representative Hon. Manuel Jose “Mannix” Dalipe, where each grantee was given 7,500 pesos.

There are a total of 337 student beneficiaries from the different State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in the city, of which forty-nine (49) scholars were from the ZPPSU.

ZPPSU Latin honoree graduate Ms. Ella Mae Rico gave her testimonial speech quoting, “The scholarship gave me hope to finish my education and molded me to become who I am now, a private school teacher.”

Prof. Lilia P. Remoto, as the university Scholarship Director, advised the grantees to take this chance as an advantage for them to finish their tertiary education and be professionals in future.

CHED and UniFAST Board Chairperson Prospero “Popoy” de Vera III gave his inspirational speech and warmest congratulations to all thriving student beneficiaries.

Also present during the event were ZPPSU core officials headed by Vice President for Student Affairs and Services Prof. Collin C. Ceneciro, UniFAST OIC Executive Director Ryan Estevez, WMSU President Ma. Carla Ochotorena, and CHEDRO IX Regional Director Rody Garcia. (JRA/ ? ZPPSU Scholarship Office)







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