LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: The Itogon local government recently amended its scholarship ordinance for poor but deserving students. Ordinance 13 series 2014 specifies that the scholarship program is for poor but deserving secondary school students. The program will have a scholarship fund of P1 million. To qualify, the student must be must be a Filipino citizen, unmarried, of good moral character, graduated in any elementary school in the municipality, actual resident with certificate of residency from the barangay captain, certified as poor by the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office, and belonging to the top 10 percent of the class. A scholar will be entitled to a yearly benefit amounting to P6,000 to P3,000 for miscellaneous fee and P3,000 allowance for the 10 month school year period given on a monthly basis.