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BFAR invites students to apply for fisheries scholarship

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 19 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR) is inviting  students interested to take fishery-related courses to  apply  in the  the BFAR Fisheries Scholarship Program for Academic Year 2023-2024 

Saraj Jean Biyang of the Provincial Fishery Office said the Program offers  a degree in Bachelor of Science in Fisheries  and  there are three types of scholarship grant. These  are Fisheries Industry Leaders Grant (FSP-FILG), Fisherfolk Children Educational Grant (FSP-FCEG) and grant for Indigenous Cultural Communities or Indigenous People.

For the  FSP-FCEG, the  the parents or guardian of the applicant  must be  a fisherfolk registred with the Juan Magsasaka Registration System . For the FSP-ICC/IP, the applicant  must be a member of IP/ICC recognized  by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples. 
Biyag  said the top 20 from the FSP-FCEG, top three each from FSP-FILG and the grant for IPs will automatically become scholars in the region.
Qualifications and application form can be accessed at the  BFAR CAR facebook page or applicants may visit the BFAR  office in the province.  Application  is  open until July this year.
Biyang  said  qualified applicants will take the exams on a date and venue to be announced later.
Meanwhile,   under  for the  scholarshp program for Academic Year 2022-2023, the qualified applicants  have already been oriented  by BFAR CAR and had signed  their  scholarship contract. They compose the 27th batch of scholars under FILG, 14th under FCEG and 3rd batch  under ICC. (JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)

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