July 23, 2024

The provincial government of Ifugao is calling for poor but deserving students to avail of the educational assistance, pursuant to the province’s Tertiary Education Assistance Program (TEAP).

The Office of the Provincial Administrator started accepting applications on April 19 until July 15.

TEAP Coordinator Norilyn Cabbigat said the assistance is not only for those entering their first year in college, but also those enrolling for higher years.

The grantees will receive P4,000 per semester to help pay other miscellaneous expenses and other needs and an additional P1,500 assistance for summer classes when it is required in the grantee’s curriculum.

Students who want to avail of the assistance must submit certificate of grades from their school registar on the second or third semester of the school year 2022-2023.

Those enrolled in the first semester of school year 2023-2024 must submit proof of enrolment, certified photocopy of birth certificate from the Philippine Statistics Authority or the local civil registrar, certification from the Bureau of Internal Revenue that the student’s family or parents are exempt from paying income tax and a certification from the punong barangay that the applicant or any member of applicant’s direct family is not a current recipient of any scholarship or educational assistance of the government.

A grantee must enroll in any public tertiary school or private school; must have a family income of not more than P250,000 annually; a permanent resident of Ifugao; and studies must not exceed five years.

Those interested to avail of the TEAP are encouraged to visit the Provincial Administrator’s Office at the Capitol Compound in Lagawe. – Judelyn B. Batcagan