Grants now available for calamity victims

The Weekly Sillimanian

By Kriztja Marae G. Labrador

Silliman University is accepting applications for financial assistance from students who were affected by recent disasters.
Headed by the Office of Student Services (OSS ), the Continuing Calamity Response Program aims to assist students from calamity-affected areas by granting them waivers for partial or full tuition and/or discounts on various university fees.
Mark Raygan Garcia, information and publication officer,said the program’s current top priority is to help students from Bohol and Leyte.
However, students who are not from priority areas but were directly affected by any recent calamity may write a letter of application to the Dean of Student Services.
“We want to make sure that there is very minimal disruption to the continuing dreams of these students who are in the university and allow them to finally earn their degree or at least finish the semester here,” Garcia said.
Students who want to apply for the said scholarship may visit the OSS located at the second floor of the Oriental Hall.
According to Garcia, applicants will undergo an interview with the…

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