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VetMed Student Receives P250K Scholarship

September 11, 2023 - 11:23 am

Errol Jay Balagan / SCO

Mr. Aldenn Mar Asuncion, a 6th year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student from the College of Veterinary Science and Medicine (CVSM) received a ?250,000 worth of scholarship from Brookside Group of Companies on September 4, 2023. 


Asuncion, together with his parents, formally received the grant in an event organized by the Brookside Group of Companies executives held in Bamban, Tarlac. The scholarship grant will cover his monthly expenses while he is enrolled in the DVM program, as well as his allowance and payment for his board exam review after graduation.


“I learned about the scholarship program in a Facebook post advertised by the Brookside FB page which was open to all DVM students all over the country. I submitted all the requirements and attended a series of interviews before receiving the message that I was chosen as the recipient of the scholarship,” Asuncion said.


The scholarship program is one of the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of the Brookside Group through the Antonio and Carolina Ho Foundation, Inc. popularly known as “Brookside Foundation”. The company offers scholarships for incoming 4th or 6th year of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students which cover financial assistance including tuition, book allowance, transportation expenses, monthly living allowance, and other fees for one year.