Governor Bong Lacson is set to launch the Scholarship for Local Leaders on Barangay Governance on June 22, 2022, 10:00 o’clock in the morning at the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, Bacolod City.
The launching will kick-off with a ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Province of Negros Occidental represented by Gov. Lacson and the University of Negros Occidental- Recoletos represented by its president, Rev. Fr. Don H. Besana, OAR.
The activity will be attended by UNO-R officials, professors, admin staff as well as by Negros Occidental Provincial Government officials and staff.
The scholarship is aimed at boosting the managerial and leadership skills of local leaders through the provision of a one-semester – 15 units Certificate on Public Administration and Governance (CPAG).
This scholarship will provide in-depth understanding of the theories and practices in public administration focusing on barangay governance that will build the confidence of local leaders in managing barangay affairs and activities.
This program will be managed by the Negros Occidental Scholarship Program Division (NOSPD) headed by Karen Dinsay, in collaboration with the Sangguniang Palalawigan – Committee on Barangay Affairs led by Board Member Juvy Pepello.
Board Member Pepello said that the SP Committee on Brgy. Affairs will work hand in hand with the NOSPD during the screening process of the pioneering batch.
Gov. Lacson said that there is a need to upgrade the knowledge and skills of local leaders in public administration. He added that ‘Para sa Serbisyo nga Tampad, Si Kap hatagan Opportunidad”. He further said that since this is a pioneering batch, 50 slots will be available to qualified applicants.
For more information, you may visit the Negros Occidental Scholarship Program Division at the 2nd Floor, Multi-Purpose Building (beside NBI), Aguinaldo Street, Bacolod City, or you may call 431-5892.