Megawide Foundation welcomed its new scholars for AY 2017-2018 in the Megawide Foundation Engineering Excellence Fellowship held last 29 August 2017 at the Head Office.
The number of scholars under the Megawide Foundation Engineering Excellence Scholarship Program quadrupled this year from just 7 in 2016 to 28 in 2017.
The Foundation welcomed 8 new scholars from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), their pioneering batch under the program; 19 students from the Technological University ofthe Philippines (TUP); and 1 student from the University of the Philippines (UP). The scholarship will cover their school fees, book expenses, and monthly stipend.
“It is fulfilling to help more Engineering students achieve their dreams,” said Recile Posecion, Megawide Foundation Officer. “We remain steadfast to our commitment to education, and we are encouraged to do more to help produce more competitive engineers in the future.”
The Foundation also turned over five brand new projectors to TUP as part of the Megawide Center for Engineering Excellence Program, which aims to aid public educational institutions attain the highly-coveted Center of Excellence status from the Commission on Higher Education.