CHED Caraga successfully releases the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) financial benefits to all 37 Private Higher Education Institutions (PHEIs) for the 10,873 student grantees in the region covering the first semester of Academic Year 2020-2021 on June 24, 2021.
Each student grantee receives a financial benefit of thirty thousand pesos (PHP30,000) per semester, covering tuition and other school fees, books, supplies, transportation, room and board, and other miscellaneous personal expenses as stated in sections 23 and 24 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10931, or the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UniFAST).
The following is the complete list of Private Higher Education Institutions with TES grantees:
1. ACLC College of Butuan City
2. Agusan Colleges
3. Agusan del Sur College
4. Andres Soriano Colleges of Bislig
5. Asian College Foundation
6. Balite Institute of Technology-Butuan
7. Bucas Grande Foundation College
8. Butuan City Colleges
9. Butuan Doctors’ College
10. Candelaria Institute of Technology of Cabadbaran
11. Caraga Institute of Technology
12. De La Salle John Bosco College
13. Don Jose Ecleo Memorial Foundation College of Science and Technology
14. Father Saturnino Urios University
15. Holy Child Colleges of Butuan City
16. Mt. Carmel College of San Francisco
17. Northeastern Mindanao Colleges
18. Northern Mindanao Colleges
19. Northwestern Agusan Colleges
20. Philippine Electronics and Communication Institute of Technology
21. Saint Francis Xavier College
22. Saint Joseph Institute of Technology
23. Saint Michael College of Caraga
24. Saint Michael College-Cantilan
25. Saint Peter College Seminary
26. Saint Theresa College of Tandag
27. Saint Vincent de Paul Diocesan College
28. San Francisco Colleges
29. Siargao Island Institute of Technology
30. Southern Technological Institute of the Philippines
31. Southway College of Technology
32. St. Jude Thaddeus Institute of Technology
33. St. Paul University Surigao
34. STI College-Surigao
35. Surigao Doctors’ College
36. Surigao Education Center
37. Surigao Sur Colleges
The Commission on Higher Education Caraga team tirelessly works for its continuous service for the Caraganon students in providing access to quality higher education.
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