BE IT ORDAINED AND PROMULGATED BY THIS HONORABLE BODY IN ITS REGULAR SESSION ASSEMBLED:
Ordinance No. 32, Series of 2011
AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE BARANGAY CUTCUT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF.
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. – This ordinance shall be known as the “BARANGAY CUTCUT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM”
SECTION 2. OBJECTIVES. – This aims to provide financial assistance to poor but deserving students who want to pursue secondary education at any Public School in Angeles City.
SECTION 3. QUALIFICATIONS. – To qualify, a barangay cutcut scholar should meet the following criteria:
a. Must be bonafide resident of Barangay Cutcut, Angeles City for the past six (6) years and is currently enrolled as a graduating elementary student in any public school;
b. Must have a grade of not lower than eighty percent (80%) in each subject taken in his/her sixth year in elementary;
c. Must have a general average of not lower than eighty percent (80%);
d. Must have a good moral record as certified by the school; and
e. Must have a certification from the Punong Barangay that the applicant belongs to a poor or indigent family.
SECTION 4. APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND REQUIREMENTS.
a. A graduating student who possesses the abovementioned qualifications shall secure an application form from the Cutcut Barangay Hall.
b. An applicant may file his/her accomplished application form with the office of the Cutcut Barangay Hall accompanied by a letter stating his/her interest to pursue a secondary education and this shall be forwarded to the screening committee.
c. He/she shall submit a true copy of grades certified by the School Principal or Registrar.
d. He/she shall present a Barangay Certification of good moral character.
e. To qualify, the applicant should pass an oral interview to be conducted by a screening committee composed of the Barangay Chairman and Barangay Kagawad of Barangay Cutcut, Angeles City.
f. Those who shall and qualify for the scholarship program will be notified in writing by the Screening Committee.
SECTION 5. – RULES IN MAINTAINING SCHOLARSHIP. – The scholars during the period of scholarship must:
a. Obtain a grade point average of, at least eighty percent (80%) for the first and second year of his/her study and eighty five percent (85%) for the third and graduating years.
b. Any grantee scholar who fails to maintain the above requirements shall automatically disqualified from the program. In this case, a substitute student will fill the vacant slot provided that all qualification requirements are satisfied.
The scholar, during the period of scholarship, must not:
a. Abandon/Relinquish study grant or take a leave of absence from the school without permission from the sponsor.
b. Do serious transgressions of school’s policies, rules and regulations.
SECTION 6. – QUOTA – One hundred (100) scholars/grantees shall be accommodated per school year.
SECTION 7. – SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS/PRIVILEGES. – Grantees of the Barangay Cutcut Scholarship Program shall be entitled to the following benefits.
1. Financial Assistance of ONE THOUSAND PESOS (P1,000.00) per school year to be drawn upon the approval of application for scholarship. The grantee shall be required to submit a photocopy of the Official Receipt of payment and the duly approved and assessed enrollment form.
2. The above amount shall cover expenses for tuition fees and miscellaneous fees.
3. After every the grantee shall required to liquidate the above fees with official receipts of payment before receiving the next scholarship assistance.
SECTION 7. FUNDING. – The Cutcut Barangay Council shall incorporate in the annual budget the funds to cover the implementation of the program.
SECTION 8. REPEALING CLAUSE – Any ordinance or part/s thereof inconsistent herewith is hereby repealed or amended accordingly.
SECTION 9. EFFECTIVITY. – This ordinance shall take effect beginning school year 2012-2013.
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED in regular session assembled by Cutcut Barangay Council held on October 08, 2011 at the Cutcut Barangay Hall, Angeles City.