Around 400 beneficiaries under Tulong Dunong or the Kabarangay Educational Assistance Program (KEAP) under the third district office will receive a P7,500 allowance per semester, an official said.
Information officer Agnes Acosta-Magdaug said during an orientation on Wednesday at the Palawan State University-main campus and Western Philippines University-Puerto Princesa City campus that each beneficiary will receive P7,500 every semester.
She said that an amount of P7.5 million for school year 2019-2020 has been allocated through the office of the third district representative.
“Ang mga miyembro ng Tulong Dunong Program o Kabarangay Educational Assistance Program (KEAP) ng Ikatlong Distrito ng Palawan ay makakatanggap ng P7,500 pesos na allowance kada semester. Ang orientation ay para mas maintindihan ng humigit 400 scholar members sa lungsod at sa bayan ng Aborlan kung ano ang kanilang makukuhang benepisyo bilang Tulong Dunong Program Beneficiaries na tinatawag din na Kabarangay Educational Assistance Program sa ikatlong Distrito ng Palawan,” Magdaug said.
The Tulong Dunong or the Grants-in-Aid Scholarship supports college students with financial aid needed to pursue their studies and financial assistance for college enrollment.