Rizal, Kalinga – Around 211 scholars of the Local Government Unit of Rizal received their second semester educational assistance on April 18, 2022 at the Municipal Hall.
According to Municipal Administrator Elyn Domondon, the scholars who are all college students from Rizal, Kalinga were given P2,250 each. She added that the beneficiaries of the said grant are tertiary students who are studying in a government school within and outside Kalinga.
Domondon also explained that the 211 students came from the different barangays of Rizal. She mentioned that the scholarship grantees are not equally distributed in every barangay for there are areas with greater number of college students.
“Dagitoy scholars ket iti grades da ket dapat passing grades. Distributed da met lang in every barangay. Adda dagiay barangay nga ad-adu iti scholars ta syempre ad-adu met iti population da ken ad-adu iti estudyante idiay,” she said.
The educational grant to qualified students from Rizal, Kalinga started from the previous administrations and that it is being given to qualified learners every semester.
In his message, Mayor Karl Bugao Baac encourages the students to strive harder in their studies and to focus in finishing their chosen degrees. He added that the scholars are welcome to apply at the Municipal Hall after their graduation, should they wish to work at the municipal local government unit.
“Ken laglagipen yu iti rigrigat iti parents yu, isu nga ipapati yu iti agadal,” the mayor underscored.
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