DO 139, s. 1990 – Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) to Pay the Total School Fees Incurred in the Enrolment of Any Beneficiary of Veterans Educational Benefits
December 17, 1990
DO 139, s. 1990
Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) to Pay the Total School Fees Incurred in the Enrolment of Any Beneficiary of Veterans Educational Benefits
To: Bureau Directors
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Vocational Schools Superintendents/Administrators
- Section 3. Part a of Title II of Republic Act No. 6948, otherwise known as “An Act Standardizing and Upgrading the Benefits for Military Veterans and Their Dependents” is quoted below for the information and guidance of field:
“Eligibility. – A veteran of the Philippine Army or of any recognized or deserving guerrilla organization who took active participation in the resistance movement and/or in the liberation drive against the enemy during World War II, or of the Philippine Expeditionary Forces to Korea or of the Philippines Civic Action Group or Philippines Contingent in Vietnam, who has never heretofore enjoyed educational benefits under Philippine Law nor under United States Law, who desires to study: or one (1) child of a veteran in whose favor he renounces such right; or the surviving spouse or a child of a deceased veteran in whose favor the same is applied for by the surviving spouse, or legal guardian; shall, upon certification of the Administrator, be admitted to any school, college, university or institution authorized by the Government with all school fees, including tuition, matriculation, athletic, library, laboratory, medical, military training, diploma and graduation fees, at the expense of the Government, subject to rules and conditions promulgated by the Administrator.”
- Part II, Educational Benefits of DND Order No. A-049 on the “Rules and Regulations to Implement RA No. 6948….” is enclosed for ready reference.
- Please be guided accordingly.
(SGD.) ISIDRO D. CARINO