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News & Features

Dec 02, 2015

Insular Foundation Presents the New Batch of Scholars

The Insular Life led by its President and COO, Mona Lisa B. Dela Cruz hosted an intimate luncheon for the sixteen freshmen students who were selected as the scholars for Academic Year 2015-2016. The scholars were officially presented as bonafide Scholars of Insular Foundation..


The new freshmen scholars for the Gold Eagle College Scholarship Education Program at the University of the Philippines-Diliman are: Normeliza Abdulmaula, Claire Shari Encio, Gindie Faith Fontanilla, Patricia Ruth Jasmin, Joy Florence Motin, Mark Janos Rongalerios, Marie Antonette San Diego, Rochelle San Miguel, John Joseph Tablizo and John Chris Villaruel. The scholars for the Gold Eagle College Scholarship Math Program at the University of the Philippines-Diliman are: Mark Anthony Aranez and Jerielle Malonzo.


Insular Life has its own set of freshmen scholars. The scholars under the College Scholarship for Employee Dependents Program are: Josephyn Alec Aure, BS Physical Therapy, University of Perpetual Help – Dalta Las Pinas; Marian Mendiola, BS Management Information System, Ateneo de Manila University; Angelo Gabriel Ocampo, BS Administration, San Beda College Alabang and Carl Anthony Ustarez, BS Computer Engineering, De la Salle University – Dasmarinas.


Insular Life  currently supports 49 college scholars, ten of whom are children of Insular Life employees under the College Scholarship for Employee Dependents and 39 are Education and Mathematics majors at the University of the Philippines, Diliman under the Gold Eagle College Scholarship Grant. 


Every year, the Gold Eagle College Scholarship Grant offers 10 slots for a Bachelor of Science Secondary or Elementary Education course and two slots for a Bachelor of Science Mathematics course. Meanwhile, the College Scholarship Grant for Employee Dependents offers five slots to qualified Insular Life dependents which entitle them to enroll in any 4-year course in their school of choice.


After graduation, the Education scholars are required to work as teachers in any school in the Philippines for at least two years and the Mathematics scholars and College Scholarship for Employee Dependents scholars are to prioritize applying in Insular Life. The scholarship benefits include tuition and miscellaneous fees, monthly stipend, transportation and book allowance, provided they meet the scholarship requirements. Insular Life aspires to be a committed partner in building self-reliance for the communities it serves and demonstrates its steadfast support to education and nation-building.

Scholars presented at the office of the President and COO.  (Seated from left) scholars Marie Antonette San Diego, Gindie Faith Fontanilla, Josephyn Alec Aure, Mark Janos Rongalerios, Rochelle San Miguel, Normeliza Abdulmaula, Claire Shari Encio and Patricia Ruth Jasmin. (Standing from Left) scholars parent Gabby Ocampo, Insular Program Manager Ms. Tere Melad, scholar Angelo Gabriel Ocampo, Insular Foundation Trustee Ms. Susana Nicolas, scholars parent Jun Aure, scholar John Chris Villaruel, scholars parent Marisa Ustarez, scholar Carl Anthony Ustarez, Insular Foundation President and COO Ms. Mona Lisa dela Cruz, scholar John Joseph Tablizo, scholars parent Edith Mendiola, Insular Foundation Administrator Ms. Ana Soriano, UP OSSS Officer-In-Charge Professor Ken Jamandre, UP OSSS Staff Joyce Evangelista and Insular Foundation Trustees Mr. Jesus Alfonso Hofileña.