GRADE 12 STUDENT IN ISABELA GETS SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS FROM PRIME UNIVERSITIES
A STUDENT from Santo Tomas, Isabela was offered scholarships in prestigious universities in the US and Germany.
Benjamin Arches Baui, a grade 12 student, was accepted in Bentley University, Arizona State University, Xavier University, University of Arizona, Syracuse University, Merrimack College and Jacobs University Bremen in Germany.
“My strong application and outstanding academic prowess have proved to the Admissions committee that I have the academic strength, ingenuity, and talent to succeed,” Baui said in a Facebook post.
Baui said he decided to accept Xavier University’s offer to pursue Bachelor of Science in Architecture.
“‘Yun po yung pinakamataas na na-receive kong scholarship, which costs P1.5 million per year, into five years of my course…. Then probably it will cost me, I will receive a scholarship approximately P7 million,” he said.
“Ang makamit ang isang pangarap ay napakagaan sa loob. It is only a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity so I’m really willing to grab it,” he added.
Baui also passed entrance exams in Enderun Colleges, De La Salle University- Dasmariñas, University of Santo Tomas, Far Eastern University and University of Saint Louis-Tuguegarao