Capitol opens 100 scholarship slots in partnership with Mapua Digital College


The provincial government of Negros Occidental has forged a partnership with Malayan Colleges Laguna, Inc., a Mapua School, for 100 spots for the Abanse Negrense IT and Business Scholarship, in keeping with its goal to provide free education to the less fortunate Negrenses.

Negros Occ. Governor Bong Lacson signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Malayan Colleges Laguna, Inc., a Mapua School, for IT and Business Administration courses at Mapua School’s unit, Mapua Malayan Digital College (MMDC), which is a fully online college with a core focus on technology and business.

The MOA Signing was held at MMDC Learning Hub at Ayala Malls Capitol Centrale in Bacolod City.

The scholarship is open for 100 incoming Negrense college students for SY 2022 – 2023.

Gov. Lacson said that the scholarship program is a big step towards the provincial government’s goal of making education accessible, particularly in the field of business and technology, to the less privileged but deserving Negrense students.

“We need professionals who can contribute to the agility and sustainability of Negros Occidental to transform into a center of excellence in Business and Information Technology,” said Dr. Maestrecampo.

“We at Mapua Malayan Digital College are honored to have this opportunity to support and innovate the education landscape in Negros Occidental.

Negrense students can be confident that they will be prepared for the future workplace,” he added.

Present in the MOA signing were Malayan Colleges Laguna, Inc. President, Dr. Dodjie Maestrecampo, Executive Director, Engr. Dennis Tablante, Negros Occ. Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, and Negros Occ. Scholarship Program Division Head, Karen Dinsay, among others.