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Thursday, May 4, 2023

PGAS offers scholarship grants to qualified Agsurnons

PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur – The Provincial Government of Agusan del Sur (PGAS) has officially offered various scholarship grants to qualified Agsurnons for the School Year 2023-2024.

In an interview, Jedah Simugan, community affairs officer IV and the head of Education Development Services Office (EDSO) of PGAS, elaborated the significant programs of their office, specially the scholarship grants. 

She bared that based on the data, some 227 total number of slots for the scholarship grants are allotted for the School Year 2023-2024.

"The provincial government of Agusan del Sur offers ten different scholarship programs to all Agsurnons. I am calling all the interested applicants to grab this great opportunity offered by PGAS specially to those people who are less fortunate, those who really want to study yet can’t afford to support themselves due to financial constraints," Simugan said.

Simugan added that the PGAS are now ready to receive applications for the ten (10) different Scholarship Programs composed of the following: four (4) slots for Medicine; two (2) slots for Law; two (2) for Master’s Degree; two (2) for Doctorate; two (2) for the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU); four (4) for Bachelor of Science in Nursing; thirty six (36) for Non-Indigenous Peoples (Non-IPs); seventy (70) for the full-blooded IPs; five (5) for persons with disability (PWDs); and one hundred (100) for the expanded category.

"To those people who cannot afford to send their children to universities and colleges , I am encouraging them to take this opportunity offered by PGAS as a step of their success in life. Because the PGAS led by Governor Santiago Cane Jr. will continue to support the Agsurnons in achieving their dreams and goals," added Simugan.

The submission of application started on May 2 and will end on July 14 for the said school year. All interested individuals are reminded to submit complete documents and credentials. (Kent Eldon C. Daligdig/JPG, PIA-Agusan del Sur)