Monday, February 7, 2011
The EDS Manufacturing, Incorporated (EMI) through Yazaki Scholarship Foundation, Incorporated (YSFI) is now accepting scholarship application to all qualified freshmen high school and college students in the province.
Marinela A. Jaro, assistant senior manager of EMI, said the scholarships are open to the poor but deserving grade school or high school graduates.
She added that to qualify, applicants must have a pre-final average of not less than 85 percent or its equivalent. The applicants must be an incoming freshman high school or college student but not a recipient of any scholarship grant or financial assistance from other institutions. And most importantly, the applicants have no relative in the company up to the fourth degree of consanguinity.
Applicants who passed the preliminary interview will take the final examination, and the final interview that will be announced by the YSFI Human Resources Department (HRD).
Upon confirmation by the YSFI coordinator, the HRD will release the list of new scholars in which they will be notified through registered mail or contact persons.
The scholarship applications, according to Jaro, started last January 7 and will continue to accept applicants until February 24 of this year.
Jaro concluded that YSFI’s continuing commitment for education to indigent students are part of their social and moral obligation to the province, adding that the private sector will continue to nurture the importance of education to all but deserving poor students in the province.