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Rappler's latest stories on stfap


'Displaced' students in UP Diliman

Aug 06, 2015 - 9:36 PM

Days have passed since the scheduled announcement but the distribution of dormitory slots to low income students in UP Diliman remains unclear

 UP Collegian

UP admin: More students benefit from new scholarship program

Jul 04, 2014 - 4:41 PM

About 36 000 students various UP campuses apply for the Socialized Tuition System 40 higher than the previous scholarship program s average application rate

#BracketAKaNa: UP students rage over STS

Jul 01, 2014 - 7:43 AM

BracketAKaNa trended worldwide on Monday June 30 Here s why

Dear PNoy: An education wishlist

Mar 15, 2014 - 9:18 PM

Marking the first death anniversary of Kristel Tejada who took her life allegedly after being forced to leave UP Manila groups call for reforms in education

WISHLIST. Protest groups call on President Aquino to act on education issues one year after Kristel Tejada's death. Photo by Thomas Benjamin Roca

Remembering Kristel

Mar 14, 2014 - 3:35 PM

One year after Kristel Tejada s death her father admits he would still allow his other children to enter UP – but with a condition

LAST CHRISTMAS. In this picture, little did Christopher know he will be spending his last Christmas with Kristel. Photo from Christopher Tejada.

Free lunch for UP Tacloban students starting February 10

Feb 07, 2014 - 4:24 PM

Free lunch will be served for the college s remaining 806 students until the end of semester in May

UP Tacloban students decry STFAP re-bracketing glitch

Jan 16, 2014 - 4:22 PM

UP Tacloban students who cross enrolled in other campuses automatically get full scholarship Those who have stayed behind are not enjoying the same benefits

5 roadblocks that PH education hurdled in 2013

Dec 23, 2013 - 2:44 PM

What were the setbacks of Philippine education in 2013? Rappler lists down 5 of them in this yearender

UP to reform student financial assistance program

Dec 14, 2013 - 9:06 PM

The 23 year old Socialized Tuition and Financial Assistance Program will go by its new name the Socialized Tuition Scheme in the next academic school year

UP Diliman students affected by Yolanda get tuition break

Nov 18, 2013 - 7:00 AM

They will be transferred to STAFP Bracket E2 enjoying tuition exemption and monthly allowances They can apply for free dorm slots and meals and refunds

Mareng Winnie on subsidizing UP millionaires: Are you crazy?

Jul 13, 2013 - 5:49 PM

UP professors and students debate on whether the university s tuition and financial assistance program should be scrapped or reformed

HIGHLIGHTS: Scrap or reform UP's #STFAP?

Jul 12, 2013 - 2:57 PM

The government plans to include in its roadmap for reform in public higher education a generic socialized tuition fee scheme Will UP’s STFAP serve as a good model?

I survived UP

Jun 03, 2013 - 8:15 PM

My 5 years in UP seemed like a perpetual cycle of survival Many students next in line are still trapped in the same financial merry go round

UP regents defer scholarship reform

Apr 15, 2013 - 2:44 PM

Some regents would like to propose higher tuition rates others say the proposed reform is costly

UP education: Burden of students or the state?

Mar 28, 2013 - 2:55 PM

Other state colleges and universities are closely watching the UP experience

Kristel Tejada is laid to rest

Mar 23, 2013 - 8:22 PM

UP freshman Kristel Tejada is laid to rest at the Manila North Cemetery on Saturday March 23

Tejada family finds cause in Kristel's death

Mar 22, 2013 - 7:31 PM

The Tejada family marched with militant sympathizers and called for greater state subsidy for education

JUSTICE FOR KRISTEL. Christopher and Blesilda Tejada lead the march at Lawton, Manila. Photo by Rafael Ligsay

'No late payment' lifted; UP students want STFAP scrapped

Mar 21, 2013 - 5:21 PM

Members of the newly formed Justice for Kristel Alliance stage a symbolic surrender of their IDs as they demand the scrapping of the STFAP

Kristel’s death generates action

Mar 20, 2013 - 8:54 AM

An unfortunate tragic event moves ordinary citizens to do something about education reform

UP lifts 'no late payment policy,' admits it's archaic

Mar 19, 2013 - 9:28 PM

Any student with financial constraints will no longer have any problems with regard to tuition fee payment deadlines

UP Manila Chancellor: No guilt

Mar 18, 2013 - 5:32 PM

UPDATED We do not wish to give anyone a difficult time We dream for them as they aspire for their future As administrators we are not enemies

UP Manila to suspend tuition policy?

Mar 16, 2013 - 1:40 PM

UPDATED The fate of the UP Manila policy that increases the pressure on students unable to pay tuition on time still hangs in the balance

GRIEF STRICKEN. Students and faculty members of UP Manila gathered at a candle lighting ceremony for 'Lorena'. Photo by Jigs Tenorio