Selected students at Midway Colleges were granted of the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) by the Commission on Higher Education.
Out of a hundred applicants, 10 students under Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering were granted of the TES.
The grantees are expected to exhibit excellence in their academics and actively participate in the institutional programs of the school as part of their responsibility in the government.
The Tertiary Education Subsidy, as one of the core programs under the Republic Act (RA) No. 10931 also known as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA).
The TES is a grants-in-aid program that provides funding for all Filipino students from the poorest-of-the-poor households who are currently enrolled in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and CHED-recognized local universities and colleges (LUCs) and whose names appear in the Listahanan 2.0 or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) list of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
Under CHED scholarship all students in SUCs and LUCs are given a subsidy and enjoy free tuition and miscellaneous fees. The TES is an additional benefit given to financially needy students.