Appreciation Luncheon for Scholarship Benefactors and Scholars’ Assembly held

UCPB-CIIF representative receives handmade token of appreciation from the ESGP-PA grantees during the appreciation luncheon for scholarship benefactors.

Bearing the theme “Valuing the support of CBSUA scholarship benefactors for the sustenance of educational needs of deserving students”, the Office of Student Affairs and Services – Scholarship and Financial Assistance Unit sponsored the Appreciation Luncheon for Scholarship Benefactors & Scholars’ Assembly on March 14, 2016 at the Social Hall.

The activity is designed to express the university’s gratitude for the support and financial assistance being provided for the students by the scholarship benefactors. Further, it aims to strengthen the ties between the university and the benefactors for better partnership and to provide venue for them to meet the scholarship recipients.

Over 450 scholars and ESGP-PA grantees attended the activity. Some of the representatives from different benefactors who attended the assembly were: UCPB-CIIF; DA-ACEF;JLO Big Heart Foundation Inc.; Department of Science and Tecnology V; Bicol Federation of Dairy Cooperators; Camalig Bank Foundation; Vice Governor Ato Peña; Consuelo “Chito” Madrigal Foundation; and Save Our Soil Foundation.

During the activity, Dr. Georgina J. Bordado, University President, shared her message of gratitude to the benefactors for their wholehearted support in providing scholarship grants and financial assistance to the students. She further underscored the important role of scholarship benefactors in producing vast educational opportunities to truly deserving students which she hoped will continue for many years to come. The assembly was also highlighted by the words of thanks by a scholar and response from the benefactor.