Western Visayas College of Science and Technology represented by College President, Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, Jr. signed a Memorandum of Agreement on a Scholarship Grant presented by Jose Jon Tiamsuy Foundation through Mr. Antonio S. Jon.
Jose Jon Tiamsuy Foundation created this Scholarship Program in order to support well deserving students of WVCST. According to Mr. Antonio S. Jon, they have chosen the College as their recipient because it is into Science and Technology and they believe that these two are crucial in the development of our country. Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, Jr. on his part was also elated that there are people who have the commitment to serve and help their community especially those who support the College.
Witnesses to the signing of the MOA were Dr. Nehema K. Misola, VP for Admin and Finance, Dr. Manuel A. Sanchez, Jr, OIC, VP for Academic Affairs and Main Campus Administrator and Dr. Susan Marie R. de la Cruz, Director, Office of the Student Affairs Office.
The Scholarship Grant is open to all B.S. Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering students. The Foundation will be sponsoring 4 students and shall cover three thousand pesos (Php 3,000) allowance per month per scholar starting Second Semester for the Academic Year 2013-2014.
There will be a screening of grantees which will be conducted by the Scholarship Coordinator through its scholarship office with the help of the Office of the Student Affairs led by Dr. Susan Marie R. de la Cruz, and CEA Dean, Dr. Allen Russ Napud. The screening of the applicants will be based on academic performance, leadership ability, awards received, community involvement, recommendations and personal essay on why he/she deserves the scholarship grant. The Screening Committee will determine the Top 20 applicants who will proceed to the next round of screening which is the final interview of the Foundation Management. Applicants who made it to the top 20 will be notified thru a phone call.
Application forms are now available at the Office of the Student Affairs and applicants should adhere to the following requirements:
- The applicant must be a regular 1st year College student
- Certified True Photocopy of First Semester Report Card
- Have a general weighted average of 2.0 in the first semester, AY 2013-2014 with no grade lower than2.5 in any subjects
- No failing grades, dropped and incomplete
- Certificate of Good Moral Character
For a scholar to continue his/her scholarship grant , the scholar must carry a full semester load as required in the curriculum and finish the same within the normal duration of the program. The scholar must have a general weighted average grade of 2.0, no incomplete, dropped and failing grades, with no grades lower than 2.5 in any subjects. If a student has one failing grade, he /she will automatically be dropped from the scholarship program and will be replaced.