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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Mountain Province opens up scholarship program for Medical Doctors

Bontoc, Mountain Province - The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Bontoc has enacted an ordinance establishing the Mountain Province Doctors Scholarship Program which aims to address the shortage of medical doctors in the provincial government -run hospital, the Philippine Information Agency reports.

According to the report,"the provincial government shall shoulder the actual cost of the grantee's tuition fees inclusive of laboratory fees but not exceed P50,000. The tuition fee shall be directly paid to the school where the grantee is enrolled.

Included in the scholarship program are book allowance of P10,000 per semester, uniform allowance of P4,000 per year, monthly living allowance of P10,000 for five months on each semester which include lodging and transportation expenses.

Requirements for interested applicants are the following:

1. Must be fresh enrollees to the medical course.
2. Must have passed the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) having at least an average or 80%.
3. Must be a native of Mountain Province.
4. Must be phisically and mentally fit and in good moral character.
5. Must not be more than 35 years of age upon admission.
6. Parent's annual income must not be more than P360,000.
7. He must passed the required interview.

Interested applicants are required to submit transcript or record, birth certificate, certified copy of NMAT rating, income tax return of parents or his/her own tax return for the two immediate preceding years. Submit also at leats two certificates of good moral character from the parish priest, Baraga Chairman or any respected elder in the community.

After funishing all the necessary application papers and require documents, applicants can submit them to the Office of the Provincial Governor which will be transmitted to the Committee of Assesment.

- Philippine Information Agency.



Anonymous said...

...this is a good opportunity/chance for poor but deserving Cordillerans to enter the Medical field which is lacking in this part of the country. Nice program, and keep up this kind of initiatives (Y)

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