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Benguet State University (BSU) announces Free Tuition Fee 2017 Guidelines and Requirements. Click to read.

Cordillera - The Benguet State University (BSU) in La Trinidad, Benguet has announced its Free Tuition Fee requirements and guidelines for enrollment this coming school year.

Students enrolling in all states universities and colleges (SUCs) in the country are entitled to a free tuition which is mandated by the government under the Senate Bill 1304 or the Free Higher Education for All Act.

A total of P7.789 billion was allocated to all SUCs in the country for academic year 2017 - 2018 prioritizing those financially disadvantage students.

In an advisory letter posted on BSU's FB page on Thursday, it highlighted the "requirements and pre-registration and enrollment for the said Free Tuition Fee for school year 2017 - 2018.

The letter says"

1. The implementation of "Free Tuition 2017 will start during the first semester of SY 2017-2018.

2. All students are advised to take note that there will be a pre-registration period. The pre-registration and enrollment are as follows.

Pre-registration - June 26, 2017
Enrollment - July 3, 2017
Priority 1: StuFAP grantees that:
(a) receive more than Php 15,000 annual benefits
(b) receive less than Php 15,000 annual benefits

Pre-registration - June 27-28, 2017
Enrollment - July 5-6 2017
Priority 2:  All continuing students. (BSU students who are enrolled at BSU this semester.)

Pre-registration - June 29, 2017
Enrollment - July 7, 2017
Priority 3: Returning students or new students.
Returning students are BSU students who have not enrolled this semester.
New Students are those who will enroll at BSU for the first time.

Pre-registration - June 30 - July 1, 2017
Enrollment - July 8, 2017
Priority 4: Other students

3. All students must submit an original or certified true copy of one of the documents listed below as proof of income during the pre-registration period.
a. Income Tax Return (ITR)
b. BIR Form 2316
c. BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing ITR
d. Barangay Certificate of Indigency
e. Certification from the DSWD
f. Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Certificate
g. Employment Contract for OFWs
h. Other government-issued documents that indicate the income earnings of member(s) of the household who would be responsible for the financing of the student's cost of education.

4. "Free Tuition 2017" will cover tuition fees only, thus students will pay laboratories and miscellaneous fees during enrollment period.

5. All undergraduate students are advised to take note of the above schedules and requirements.

6. Wide dissemination of this advisory is requested.

Signed: Feliciano G. Calora. JR.
Advisory letter from BSU FB page
For more information visit Benguet State University Facebook Page



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