Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) through the Department of Agriculture (DA) Pagudpud awards the Fisherfolk Children Educational Grant (FCEG) to Mr. Arvin M. Banadero of Poblacion I, Mr. Jericho A. Alos of Poblacion II, and Mr. John Raffy D. Vidad of Pasaleng, Pagudpud Ilocos Norte.

These students are currently in their freshmen years studying Bachelor of Science in Fisheries at Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU).

They are entitled to a full scholarship grant namely, free tuition fee and other school fees, five thousand pesos (P5,000) monthly stipend, two thousand pesos (P2,000) semestral book allowance, OJT support worth three thousand pesos (P3,000), research and thesis allowance worth seven thousand pesos (P7,000) and Graduation support worth one thousand five hundred pesos (P1,500).

Awarded by Engr. Jin M. Gasmen, head of DA Pagudpud and BFAR coordinator, Mr. Danny R. Magarro, the certificate of award was given to these three Pagudpudeneans who passed the entrance examination of BS in Fisheries at a public University. -end-