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Mayor Pacquiao distributes financial allowance to scholars

General Santos City Mayor Lorelie Pacquiao on Saturday led the distribution of financial allowance to some 829 beneficiaries of the city’s Edukasyon alang sa mga Kabus nga Residente sa GenSan (EduKAR) scholarhip program Pacquiao said that a total of P7.8 million was allocated by the city government for the grant.

She said the Edukar scholars has received P10,000 allowance from the local government.

The local chief executive also announced that the city has partnered to six college institutions for the program.

“Ngayong araw namigay po tayo sa 829 Edukar Scholars na tig 10k na allowance na umabot ng Php 7,840,000 at tayo po ay naki partner sa 6 na mga college institutions ng Php 11,202,059.16 para sa matrikula ng mga iskolar ng Edukar,” Pacquiao said.

“Sa lahat ng mga Edukar Scholars! Pagsumikapan nating mabuti ang ating pag aaral na handog ng Lokal na Pamahalaan,” she added.

EduKAR is the city’s flagship scholarship program and its scholars are selected through a rigorous process, which includes a panel interview and qualifying examination, implemented by Aklat office.

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