NASA 70 college students mula sa 14 mga unibersidad at kolehiyo sa buong bansa ang inaasahang makikinabang sa scholarship program ng Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) ngayong taon.
Ayon sa MPTC, isang memorandum of agreement ang nilagdaan kamakailan ng nasa 14 kolehiyo at unibersidad sa bansa.
Kabilang dito ay ang Bulacan State University (BulSU), Cavite State University System, Mindanao State University, University of the Philippines – Diliman, Far Eastern University, Miriam College, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Don Honorio Ventura State University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Parañaque, Technological University of the Philippines – Cavite, Emilio Aguinaldo College – Cavite, Lyceum of the Philippines University – Cavite, Southern Philippines Institute of Science and Technology, at Cordova Public College.
Layunin nito ang makapagbigay ng educational assistance sa mga mag-aaral buhat sa low-income households.
Ang MPTC na siyang leading mobility infrastructure and solutions provider sa Pilipinas ay sinimulan muli ang kanilang scholarship program para sa academic year 2023-2024 kasama ang kanilang subsidiaries— NLEX Corporation, MPT South, and Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway Corporation.
Ito ay inilunsad taong 2012, kung saan ang MPTC scholarship program ay nagbibigay ng full tuition, monthly allowance, financial assistance for internship, board review and examination.
Dagdag pa rito ang job opportunities sa MPTC group pagkatapos maka-graduate ang nakaabang para sa mga ito.
“We solidify our commitment to innovation and excellence by empowering students to pursue their careers and pave their way to success. We believe our nation’s youth will uphold our company’s values in their lives as students and as future professionals,” wika ni MPTC Chief Human Resources Officer Lea Wong.
“Through the participation of its three subsidiaries, the MPTC opens more opportunities for deserving students from low-income households to pursue their careers in the fields of Accounting, Engineering, and Education without any financial hindrance,” dagdag ni Wong.
Ayon naman kay NLEX Corporation President Luigi L. Bautista, “the scholarship program signifies MPTC’s strong desire for public service and firm commitment to nation-building, specifically one that will provide unparalleled opportunities for outstanding students whose personal circumstance might otherwise deny them the chance to study and pursue their dreams.”
Aniya, ang kanilang programa at dinesenyo upang pagyamanin ang halaga ng “malasakit” o pagpapahalaga sa iba, “our company has always been passionate about as we have this innate sense of responsibility to serve others and contribute to the greater good.”
Para kay MPT South President Raul L Ignacio sinabi nito “We hope that this MPTC scholarship, together with the very able guidance of our partner colleges and universities,enable the deserving students to reach their full potential and help create with them the future that they want. Develop the students into competent professionals. And as important, inspire them to pay forward and give back to the community to be able to create a cycle of gratitude between scholars and education.”
Taong 2012, ang pangunahing layunin ng nasabing programa ay mapataas ang bilang ng engineering practitioners na tutulong para matugunan infrastructure requirements sa bansa.
Nabatid na limitado noon ang programa sa mga unibersidad Metro Manila, Pampanga at Bulacan.
Ngayong academic year 2023-2024, ito ay mas pinalaki para mapakinabangan ng mas maraming deserving students at mapataas ang bilang ng mga partner schools hindi lamang sa Luzon kundi maging sa Visayas at Mindanao na rin.