SM Prime launches SM Pasay Tech Voc Scholarship Program
James A. Loyola | Manilla Bulletin
Manila Bulletin, The Philippines (6 December, 2020) - SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime) together with SM Foundation, Don Bosco One TVET Phils. Inc and the City of Pasay have launched the SM – PasayTech-voc Scholarship Program.
The program is aimed at complementing the efforts of local governments to provide education for gainful employment.
The quadripartite partnership intends to offer a full technical vocational scholarship to 20 competent students from financially challenged families residing in Pasay City which will also provide monthly allowance and enrichment activities to successful applicants.
The 15-month training is composed of 10 months in-campus academic learning and 5 months On-the-Job Training (OJT) and will start June of 2021 for the following tech-voc courses:
- Automotive Servicing NC I;
- Electrical Installation & Maintenance NC II;
- Machining NC II; Mechatronics Servicing NC II;
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC II; and
- Refrigeration and Air Conditioning NC II.
The SM – PasayTech-voc Scholarship Program is open to 17 – 30 year-old residents of Pasay city who have finished at least the 10thGrade (For graduates of the new DepEd curriculum) or HS graduate (For graduates of the old DepEd curriculum), Single, and with a total household income less than P150,000 per year.
Interested applicants will have the opportunity to obtain the SM – Pasay Tech Voc Scholarship Program application form and apply through the Pasay City Mayor’s office from January 4, 2021 to February 28, 2021.