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Scholarships for fisheries courses are available through BFAR.
CITY OF LAOAG – The Ilocos Region’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is encouraging qualified graduating high school students to enroll in fisheries courses and get full government college scholarships.
Applicants must submit their duly completed application forms with complete documentary requirements to the BFAR Regional Fisheries Office in Region, provincial offices, technological outreach stations, or their respective Municipal Agriculture Offices by August 29, 2022, according to Vanessa Abegail Dagdagan, senior aquaculturist at the BFAR.
This link will take you to the application form: https://bit.ly/3e87DkU. The examination will take place on November 12, 2022.
The BFAR scholarship program is divided into three parts. The Fisheries Industry Leader Grant (FILG) is for high school graduates or Grade 12 students who rank in the top ten percent of their graduating class; the Fisherfolk Children Educational Grant (FCEG) is for high school graduates whose parents are Mangingisdang Juan or registered in the Juan Magsasaka Registration System, and the Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICCs/IPS) is for poor but deserving Alternative Learning students.
“The BFAR scholarship programs are intended to assist students from fisherfolk households in pursuing their education,” Dagdagan added, noting that there are 20 open spaces in the region.
BFAR-1 can be reached via phone at (072)-242-1559/(072) -607-5115, or by contacting the coordinator’s May Ann L. Maningding (09178321117) and Derickson Chrisandrei S. Mandar (09178321117). (09288181030).