More than 2,000 students get scholarship allowance from Muntinlupa LGU 

The Muntinlupa City government distributed scholarship allowance to more than 2,000 students.

According to the Muntinlupa Scholarship Division (MSD), a total of 2,346 Grade 7 to 10 students of Tunasan National High School received their 2nd Tranche Educational Assistance on Oct. 19.

Students of Tunasan National High School getting their scholarship allowance from the Muntinlupa City government (Photo from Muntinlupa PIO)

Each student received a P2,500 scholarship allowance for a total of P5.86 million.

On Oct. 20, other students of the high school will be getting their allowance from the city government for a total of 4,693.

In addition, students of Pedro E. Diaz High School and Muntinlupa Business High School-Sucat Annex will get their allowances on Oct. 21 and 24.

As of August this year, the Muntinlupa City government has a total of 82,442 scholars in the elementary, high school, college and professional levels.

Of the total, 71,195 are from the elementary to senior high school, 9,262 in college and 258 in the professional level.

In the basic education level, 36,759 scholars are in the elementary, 23,893 in junior high school, 9,941 in senior high school, and 602 in the Alternative Learning System (ALS).

The college scholarship is composed of ACE-PLMun Scholarship, 10 Most Outstanding Students, CARES Scholarship for private colleges and universities, and SUC Scholarship for state universities and colleges.

Education is part of Mayor Ruffy Biazon's 7K Agenda, or priority areas.