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MPTC’s 2016 engineering scholars

Date Posted : August 18, 2016

The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), the largest toll road concessionaire and operator in the Philippines, has granted college scholarships to four students for the year 2016-2017, bringing to 28 the number of scholars since the program started in 2012.

The new scholars Dana Angelu Pongan, Jason Gile, Alek Moel Dalisay, and Jeo Jenson Galisim – three of whom are studying at the University of the Philippines and one from  Bulacan State University.

The scholarship program covers matriculation fees and book allowances, which can be enjoyed by scholars until he graduates, for not more than five years..  Besides UP and BSU, accredited schools include Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Cavite State University and Holy Angel University.

In photo with MPTC president Rodrigo Franco (seated, center) are MNTC chief operating officer Raul Ignacio (standing, 2nd from left), Tollways Management Corporation president Roberto Bontia and MPTDC senior vice president for human resources and administration Lea Wong (standing, 4th and 5th from left).

Franco said the scholarship program will increase the ranks of well educated engineers who, in turn, can help advance the country’s infrastructure development, and improve lives in communities hosting MPTC toll roads NLEX, SCTEX, and Cavitex.