The UP Population Institute (UPPI) is calling on alumni and friends to continue supporting the “UPPI Alumni Book Grant”, recently renamed as “UPPI Academic Excellence Award”, an award established in 2014 during the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of UPPI. The award aims to inspire UPPI students towards academic excellence.
A ‘First’ in the History of the Award
Ms. Jaycel “Yeng” C. Hurley
Ms. Jaycel “Yeng” C. Hurley, a Master in Population Studies (MPoPs) student, bagged the UPPI Alumni Book Grant for the second semester of academic year (AY) 2015-2016.
From left: Dr. Maria Midea M. Kabamalan, Ms. Klarriness Tanalgo, and Assoc. Prof. Maria Paz N. Marquez
Ms. Klarriness Tanalgo, a Master in Population Studies (MPoPs) student, bagged the UPPI Alumni Book Grant for the first semester of academic year (AY) 2015-2016.
Following the announcement of the availability of the Alumni Book Grant for top UPPI Student, Dr. Maria Midea Kabamalan, UPPI Director, announced the first recipient as Mr. Joshua Mariano.
Maria Rowena Campos (third from the right) with her classmates.
Ms. Ma. Rowena Campos, a second year Masters in Population Studies (MPoPs) student, bagged the UPPI Alumni Book Grant for the second semester of academic year (AY) 2014-2015.
Through the generosity of two UPPI alumni, the UPPI Alumni Book Grant is established under the Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. The grant is meant to assist graduate students of UPPI (in both M.A. Demography and Master in Population Studies) in purchasing relevant materials for their studies. The Grant is for US $100 and will initially be for the academic period 2014-2017 (or for six (6) semesters). The Grant will commence in the first semester of Academic Year 2014-2015.