scholarship vouchers to 100 young people of Las Navas
By Philippine Information Agency (PIA 8)
Samar – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will distribute Pangulong
Gloria Scholarship vouchers to 100 young people of Las Navas, during
her visit on June 16, TESDA Regional Director Juan Sabulao informed.
Director Sabulao said
that the students will be enrolled at the Las Navas Agro-Industrial
School which is under the management and supervision of TESDA.
As of May 2009, Region
VIII has a total of 8,408 Pangulong Gloria Scholarship Beneficiaries
who are enrolled in different Tech-Voc Schools in the region, Director
For the Province of
Northern Samar, there are 2,012 scholarship beneficiaries so far,
Director Sabulao informed.
In line with the
Economic Resiliency Program of Her Excellency President Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo, the Pangulong Gloria Scholarships provide free
training, training support fund and free competency assessment to
support job creation and job preservation.
program hopes to produce a pool of qualified and globally competent
workers who are Job Ready.
The program also aims
to develop skills and competencies of the unemployed and underemployed
through training programs for pre-employment, skills upgrading and
Program of President Arroyo also hopes to empower public and private
TEK BOK Providers in expanding their absorptive capacities to enable
them to offer programs for various qualifications, including higher
levels of technology where jobs are available in the labor market.
Aside from the
Pangulong Gloria Scholarship vouchers, President Arroyo will also
award assistance to beneficiaries of the CLEEP which are being
implemented by the various government agencies.