HomePsychology and Education: A Multidisciplinary Journalvol. 7 no. 4 (2023)

The Quality of Life and Experiences of Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) Grantees

Cristalyn Capinig | Justin Joshua Godoy | Patrisha Guinoo | Noemi Dela Cruz | Jhoselle Tus

Discipline: Education



In the past years, many students had problems with their finances, especially their expenses for education. Many of the students are affected by the crisis financially, emotionally, and by their wellbeing. That is why the government provides programs that will help the students with their problems with school expenses, and that is through the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). Further, the primary goal of this study is to explore the TES Grantees' lived experiences, challenges, and coping mechanisms. Furthermore, these are the study's findings: (1) The grantees find the TES very helpful regarding finances that will tackle their academic needs, such as tuition fees and school learning materials. (2) Many students value government assistance that motivates them to maintain their grades.


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