CEU Provides USPEP and Special Scholars Free Tablets for Online Class
27 May 2021
Centro Escolar University Upgraded Scholarship Program for Excellence Performance (USPEP) and Special Scholarship grantees for the First Semester of School Year 2020-2021, were given tablet computers which they can use for their online classes.
“Currently, I am residing in Culion, one of the municipalities in the province of Palawan. Online schooling was not easy since the internet connection was not that good, the power interruptions are unpredicted, and my access to gadget was limited. The tablet that was given to me was a great help. It lessened the burden of my situation. I am striving and doing my best to learn, achieve quality education, and cope with the current situation. Thank you, CEU.“, said Yvette Jane Garcia, a Pharmacy student and one of the tablet recipients.
Aside from Yvette, School of Education, Liberal Arts, Music and Social Work students—Morsid Kusain, Charlotte Shane Ricci Castillo, and School of Medical Technology’s Japhet Avila, Zyrene April Anne Faraon, and Regine Banaag also received their gadgets for educational purposes.
Sandra Henson and Monica Manuel from the School of Accountancy and Management who are also Special Scholarship grantees likewise expressed their gratitude to the University for the assistance.
When the pandemic started and the virtual mode of learning was implemented, the need for gadgets also arose, so the University added the provision of the tablets in the scholars’ privileges aside from the discount on tuition and miscellaneous fees, and a monthly stipend for one regular school year.
Students enrolled in a degree program with licensure exam can avail of the USPEP. The monthly stipend will be based on rank and general weighted average. For Memorial Scholarship, the monthly stipend will be 7,000 pesos. To qualify, they have to be the class Valedictorian with a GWA of at least 96%. For Full Scholarship, the monthly stipend will be 5,500 pesos as long as they graduate Valedictorian with a GWA of at least 95%. Lastly, for those who graduate as Salutatorian with a GWA of at least 94% can avail of Partial Scholarship and receive a monthly stipend of 2,500 pesos.
The Special Scholarship on the other hand, is offered for public Senior High School graduates.
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