PANTAWID SCHOLAR. Students’ Grant-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGP-PA) grantee of Davao del Norte State College in Panabo City Christy Marie Edaño bags the Second Highest Honors during their recent graduation ceremony. Finishing Bachelor of Science in Fisheries majoring in Aquaculture, Edaño was also one of the top five SGP-PA National Academic Awardees with the Highest General Point Average in 2014. She is among the 526 Pantawid Pamilya SGP-PA graduates in Region XI in April 2016. 

A student-grantee receives a maximum of P 60,000.00 scholarship grant per school year or P 30,000.00 per semester. This is broken down to P 20, 000/year Tuition Fee Cost, P 5,000/year Textbook Fees and other learning materials, and P 35,000 (that is, P 3,500/month x 10 months) stipend (for board and lodging, transportation, clothing, health/medical needs, basic school supplies and other related costs. (DSWD)