David M. Consunji Scholarship launched to help children of DMCI Homes skilled workers
DMCI Homes has launched the David M. Consunji (DMC) Scholarship to help finance the education of deserving but economically disadvantaged children of selected skilled workers starting this school year.
Spearheaded by the Human Resources Department, the David M. Consunji (DMC) Scholarship aims to help dependents of eligible capataz or foreman aiming to finish tertiary education or take up non-formal or vocational course.
"DM's passion to help others and how he values education inspired us to launch DMC Scholarship. We want to keep his legacy alive by offering scholarship to well-deserved students of our workers," shared DMCI Homes Assistant Vice President for Human Resources Teresa Tiongson.
The program kicked off early this year with an announcement distributed to various projects of DMCI Homes with skilled workers on site. The announcement includes the qualifications and requirements for the skilled workers and their college dependents.
To qualify for the DMC Scholarship, eligible applicants must be children of either a capataz or a foreman working in DMCI Homes for at least four years, has good moral standing with no violation record on safety and administrative policies of the company and highly-recommended by their respective project-in charge (PICs).
The students must also pass the evaluation of the selection committee and has received the endorsement letter from the president of the company.
For this school year, the DMC
Scholarship is supporting six beneficiaries including John Carlo Cayanan, a
Civil Engineering student in Bataan State University, and Jhener Marasigan, a
B.S. Secondary Education Major in Math student in Cavite State University. DMCI
Homes is planning to grow the list of beneficiaries eventually to 50 scholars.