News Info


2,055 College Students Receive Scholarship Grants [ Tuesday, 9th of October 2018 | 1 week ago ]


“Lagi kong sinasabi na ang edukasyon ang siyang magdadala sa atin sa rurok ng tagumpay, kaya naman kayong mga kabataan, huwag ninyo sayangin ang pagkakataon na makapag-aral kayo. Iyan ang hinding-hindi makukuha sa inyo, kahit sino man,” 


This was Mayor Edwin ‘EdSa’ Santiago’s gentle reminder to the 2,055 college students in the City of San Fernando who were beneficiaries of the Educational Scholarship Assistance Program (ESAP) during the ‘Awarding of Scholarship Grants and Financial Assistance for College Students’ on October 6-7, 2018 at the Mini Convention Center, Heroes Hall.

This year, the local government has 1,110 new set of scholars and 945 old scholars coming from the city’s thirty-five (35) barangays.

The cash grant depends on what category the student belongs depending on his or her general average. Full merit scholars receive 15,000 every semester, has 90 and above average and enrolled in courses preferred by the city government such as criminology, environmental science, social work, and midwifery.

Half-merit scholars receive 7,500 every semester, must maintain an average of 85-89 and also enrolled in preferred courses of the city.

Meanwhile, student who has 80% general weighted average receive 5,000 every semester.

In an interview, John Peter Andrei Quiambao, a two-year full merit scholar studying in Our Lady of Fatima University, expressed his gratitude to the Local Government of San Fernando for having this program, which is truly beneficial to their education expenses.

“Napakalaking tulong po nito sa amin, kasi po hindi na po masyado mahihirapan yung mga magulang ko po sa paghahanap ng panggastos sa aking pag-aaral. Maraming salamat po kay Mayor EdSa sa ibinibigay niya pong scholarship,” Quiambao said.

During his speech, Mayor Edwin ‘EdSa’ Santiago lauded the efforts of the scholars and the unconditional love and support of the parents to their children. He believes that ‘education is the key to for the better future’ but unfortunately not everyone can afford it, this is why the Local Government puts education as the top priority.

“Asahan ninyong hindi kami titigil sa pagsuporta sa inyong pag-aaral, dahil dito sa Syudad San Fernando walang kabataang Fernandino ang maiiwan. Kayong lahat ay magtatapos sa pag-aaral at giginhawa ang inyong pamumuhay, at malay natin isa sa inyo ang tatayo dito at magtutuloy sa aming mga magagandang nasimulan,” he ended.

Meanwhile, 3rd District Representative Cong. Aurelio ‘Dong’ Gonzales also graced the awarding ceremony. 

Other news..

2,055 College Students Receive Scholarship


“Lagi kong sinasabi na ang edukasyon ang siyang magdadala sa atin sa rurok ng tagumpay, kaya naman kayong... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 9th of October 2018 | 1 week ago ]

CSF Calls For Rabies Prevention,


Rabies virus is now a serious matter in our society that needs to be addressed immediately and properly. In this way,... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 9th of October 2018 | 1 week ago ]

CSF Recognizes Religious Groups’ Great


Spiritual leaders from the Values Formation Council of the City of San Fernando attended the “Minister’s... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 9th of October 2018 | 1 week ago ]

CSF Steadfast In Strengthening


 “Nagagalak po ang aking puso, at dito po sa Syudad San Fernando ginanap ang assembly na ito, kung saan... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 9th of October 2018 | 1 week ago ]

Paalala Mula Sa Tanggapan Ng Ingat


Advance Payment para sa Amilyar o RPT... Full story »
[ Monday, 1st of October 2018 | 2 weeks ago ]

Mayor EdSa Urges ‘peace And Order Officers’ To Be


In order to achieve the city’s agenda ‘Kapayapaan at Kaayusan ay Makakamtan sa Nagkakaisa at Disiplinadong... Full story »
[ Tuesday, 25th of September 2018 | 3 weeks ago ]

Senior Citizens In CSF Receive


All smiles were seen in the faces of the 500 indigent Fernandino senior citizens as they received their social pension... Full story »
[ Thursday, 13th of September 2018 | 1 month ago ]