The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) will provide P7,500 worth of financial assistance to eligible students for their mental health-related expenses.
This financial support is to be given per semester according to a news report posted on the UPLB website on June 21.
The monetary assistance can be used on mental health-related consultation and/or medications.
The project is in line with the UP Student Wellness Subsidy Program (UP SWSP) indicated in Memorandum RAG 2022-13.
It will be implemented in UPLB by the Office of Counseling and Guidance (OCG) and the Office of Scholarships and Grants (OSG). Both are under the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs.
The OCG will determine the eligible and qualified beneficiaries based on the guidelines set by the UP SWSP while the disbursement of assistance will be managed by the OSG. (Luisa Cabato)