The Cream of the Crop: 2013 LANDBANK Gawad Patnubay Scholars (Informal)



PHILFEFFARS Scholars (INFORMAL): Diploma in Farm Business Management

 1. Alicio, Jomel A

2. Becina, Donnabelle A

3. Bendoy, Nelboy C

4. Calapu – an, Gilberth S

5. Camanga, John Erick J

6. Dimayuga, Carol Jane C

7. Dulay, Jessie P

8. Fajilagutan, Japhet E

9. Garay, Jay Christian C

10. Guerrero, Janessa T

11. Hernandez, Jhomar

12. Jerusalem, Darell A

13. Juagpao, John Benedict G

14. Lubrino, Jessie A

15. Principe, Mary Jane M

16. Rubaya, Abegail M

17. Yoo, Benjamin Shun Mo G

Family Enterprise Project Beneficiaries:


1. Benito C. Ballesteros III – Cattle raising

2. Abegail Rubaya – Organic Farming

3.  Ma. Bhee Aparicio – Turkey raising


4. Mark Windel Jinon – Poultry production


5. Emily Jane Permacio – Native Chicken raising

6. Aldrin Maquiling – Cacao and tablea production


The Cream of the Crop: 2013 LANDBANK Gawad Patnubay Scholars (Formal)

Central Luzon State University (CLSU)

  1. clsu_logoSamantha Alcantara
  2. Keith Marielle Batac Guarin
  3. Christian Cruz Lacanilao
  4. Julie Ann Malapit Lopez
  5. Kristine Joy Ramos Reyes
  6. Aiko Mara Villanueva Tuazon

Central Mindanao University (CMU)

  1. Excel Talatala AriolaCMULOGO
  2. Ronna Fe Lacia Artiaga
  3. Neil Maynard Conde
  4. Clyde Earl Aguilar Duron
  5. Jovel Grand Catalan Marquez
  6. Joan Macuse Tambor

University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)

  1. Jannie Gracelyn Pineda Aviles200px-Unibersidad_ng_Pilipinas_Los_Banos
  2. Nadine Baldivia Coronado
  3. Jessica Maicong Evangelista
  4. Paul Jeremiah Serrano Narvaez
  5. Erin Marie Del Castillo San Valentin

University of Southern Mindanao (USM)University_of_Southern_Mindanao_logo

  1. Rheo Ryan Paican Balbuena
  2. Gizel Jade Plana Dublas
  3. Vergel Alejandro Jungco
  4. Ricmar Magnocia Marcos

Visayas State University (VSU)

  1. Jay Carl Algodon CacerezVSU_logo_official
  2. Roda Gonato Capacao
  3. El-Shaira Arcenal Labargan
  4. Francisco Tagalog Lutao, Jr.
  5. Cesar de Gracia Pabia, Jr.

Program Features

  • A nationwide undertaking that will benefit college students who wish to pursue (or are pursuing) Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or agriculture-related courses.
    Offered initially in the following universities:

University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)

Central Luzon State University (CLSU)

Visayas State University (VSU)

Central Mindanao University CMU)

University of Southern Mindanao (USM)

  • Open for incoming first-year, second-year and third-year college students. For 2nd Semester 2013, the scholarship is open to 2nd & 3rd year candidates only.
    The scholars will be given a 100% subsidy for tuition, monthly stipend, and book allowance.
  • Internship opportunities can be made available at IRRI and LANDBANK upon review of application.
  • Depending on the budget balance for each scholar, a research grant/ thesis funding not to exceed a one-time grant of PHP30,000.00 may be provided through the scholarship.
  • The graduates shall be obliged to render service to the agricultural sector for a minimum period of one (1) year, either in government institutions or partners of LANDBANK in the private sector (e.g., cooperatives and microfinance institutions).
  • Successful graduates may be given priority in employment by the Bank and its subsidiaries, provided they meet the qualification requirements of the position.

Program Objectives: Gawad Patnubay Scholarship Program

  • Provide educational assistance to poor but deserving dependents of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs), cooperatives, and Local Government Units (LGUs) where LANDBANK operates, particularly in the field of agriculture;
  • Provide responsive and flexible scholarship program from education  to employment (e2e);
  • Increase awareness of and interest in agriculture among the youth;
  • Provide a solid base of formal education for the next generation of rice scientists and farmers; and
  • Reinvigorate the agricultural and cooperative sector with much-needed professionals who shall pursue agricultural growth and development for the country.