The UA Alumni Foundation, Inc. (UAAFI) announces the awarding of full scholarship to seven (7) college students starting in School Year 2017-2018.
The candidates were initially evaluated by the Office of the Student Affairs Director and Scholarship Committee Chairperson Ms. Precious Bernadette Estrada based on their academic records, leadership skills and economic standing of their family. The final screening was conducted by UAAFI President Mr. Senen Quiambao and UA Director for External Affairs and Media Mr. Fernando Santos.
The students who made it to the list of UAAFI scholars are: Angela May S. Amameda (BSA), Ma. Christina P. Balatbat (BSA), Angelica V. Baluyut (BSAT), Kimberly B. Franco (BSA), James S. Jaime (BSA), Raymond S. Maniago (BSAT) and Kiana A. Mejia (BSAT).
According to Mr.Quiambao, the foundation is committed to helping intelligent students in financial difficulty finish a degree in UA. “Education is the only way out of poverty and UAAFI is willing to assist poor students to realize their dreams,” he said.
The scholarship will cover tuition, miscellaneous and other fees until the scholars willfinish their academic program provided that they do not get a failing grade in any course.