If you are wondering who can avail the newly signed Republic Act 10931 or free tuition in State Universities and Colleges (SUC’s), Local Universities and Colleges (LUC’s) and Technical-Vocational Institutions (TVI’s) then here are the following that are qualified:
-SUC’s are public higher education institutions that are finance by the government lead by their independent boards of trustees.
-LUC’s are CHED- accredited institutions financially supported by LGU’s.
Students from TVI’s under Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)
TVI’s provide non-degree programs preparing technicians and other class of middle-level workers.
Read: List of Universities Free Tuition in 2018
Meanwhile here are the following that are ineligible
In SUC’s and LUC’s
-Student’s who already have a bachelor’s degree or undergraduate degree whether public or private
-Student’s who failed to complete their admission and retention policies
-Student’s who failed to complete their bachelor’s degree within a year after the time prescribed in their program.
-Student’s who attained a bachelor’s degree or a certificate for a technical-vocational course
-Students who fail in any course they enrolled
Students who are in private higher education institutions also have the following subsidies:
-Tuition and other school fees
-Allowance for miscellaneous personal expenses like books, transportation and supplies
-Allowance for room and board costs for disabled students
-1 time costs in acquiring 1st professional credentials
Read: President Duterte Signs the Bill Granting Free Tuition
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