The Raul P. de Guzman Foundation, Inc. donated the sum
of 3.5 million pesos for the establishment of the Raul P.
de Guzman Distinguished Professorial Chair in Public Administration
at the National College of Public Administration and Governance
(NCPAG) and the Raul P. de Guzman Scholarship Grants for
undergraduate students at NCPAG.
The University of the Philippines Board of Regents made
the final confirmation of the donation during their 1140th
meeting held on March 30, 2000. This donation will be coursed
though the UP Foundation.
The RPG Distinguished Professorial Chair in Public Administration
shall initially carry an honorarium of at least One Hundred
Twenty Thousand Pesos (P120,000) per annum. This will assist
scholarly researches and lectures in developing programs
or activities to enhance the discipline and practice of
public administration and governance in the Philippines.
This will be governed by policies and rules of the University
of the Philippines concerning professional chairs.
The RPG Scholarship Grants shall be used to cover the tuition
and other school fees, books and other school supplies and
stipend of the scholar. The Office of Scholarships and Student
Services of the University of the Philippines shall select
qualified scholars and subject to approval of the Vice-Chancellor
for Student Affairs of UP Diliman.
The recipient must be at least of third year standing in
the undergraduate program of the NCPAG and must be financially
deserving. An average of “1.75” or better in
the previous semester is required for the scholars to be
qualified o f the grant and must not be found guilty of
violating any provision of the rules and regulation of the
University including, but not limited to hazing or fraternity
rumbles, whether on-campus or off-campus. The scholarship
grants will give preference to qualified scholars coming
from Mindanao and Visayas.
SIGNING THE AGREEMENT: (from left) MR. RICKY DE GUZMAN,
President, RPG Foundation, UP PRESIDENT DR. NEMENZO, REGENT
RAUL P. DE GUZMAN and PROF. J. PROPERO DE VERA
This endeavor of the RPG Foundation, Inc., was made possible
with the assistance of his colleagues and friends, aims
to realize Dr. de Guzman’s visions to promote meaningful
careers in public service.