AMY Foundation, the social arm of Philippine
Business Bank, recently added University
of Mindanao (UM) in its roster of partner
schools that would assist the Foundation
in providing scholarship and support to
less fortunate but deserving students
to enable them to finish their college
Held in Davao City, the MOA was signed
by AMY Foundation Chairman Alfredo M.
Yao and UM President Dr. Guillermo P.
Torres, and witnessed by PBB President
& CEO Danilo A. Alcoseba and Ms. Maria
Julieta R. Torres, VP for Institutional
Affairs of UM. The ceremonial signing
of the MOA marked the entry of the Foundation
in Mindanao area. Thus, this would give
chance to qualified students from the
south to apply for scholarship under the
agreement with UM.
Currently, AMY Foundation’s partner
schools with MOA include Polytechnic University
of the Philippines (PUP), Philippine Normal
University (PNU) and ICCT Colleges. For
the SY 2010-2011, the Foundation supports
68 scholars enrolled in various courses.
To date, 57 scholars already graduated
under the Foundation Scholarship Program.