THE Covid-19 pandemic has not stopped the Doña Modesta S. Gaisano Foundation from giving scholarships to 30 outstanding graduates from different schools in Cebu.
Each of the 30 Gaisano scholars will receive P100,000 as college funds. The foundation has appropriated P3 million for the scholarship fund.
The Gaisano scholarship, considered as one of the biggest and longest running in the country, is an annual project of the Doña Modesta S. Gaisano Foundation. Now in its 58th year, the foundation was founded by the children of the Gaisano matriarch—Don Stephen S. Gaisano and Don Henry S. Gaisano.
The benefited schools/universities are as follows: Colegio de la Inmaculada Concepcion, Saint Theresa’s College, University of San Jose-Recoletos,
University of San Carlos, University of the Visayas, University of Southern Philippines, Southwestern University, University of the Philippines Cebu, Abellana College of Arts and Trade, Cebu Institute of Technology, Centre for International Education, University of Cebu, Cebu Normal University, Cebu Eastern College, Sacred Heart School for Boys and Girls, Cebu City Don Carlos A. Gothong Memorial High School, Philippine Christian Gospel School, Don Bosco Technology Center Inc., Seminario Mayor de San Carlos (Faculty of Theology), YLAC Free School, Cebu Samantabhadra Institute and Bethany Christian School.
The scholarship grant for YLAC Free School will be shared by a number of deserving students to be picked by the school.
The foundation is now managed by the younger Gaisanos: Joseph Gaisano, chairman; Stephen Gaisano Jr., president; Alex Gaisano, chief executive officer; Francisco Gaisano, Benito Gaisano, Edmund Gaisano, Jack Gaisano, Edward Gaisano, John Gaisano Jr., Hans Gaisano and Sally Gaisano.