In 2010 at least 3,000 students were given educational financial assistance with the amount of P30-million.
Bessie Macabali, head of the Provincial Library and concurrent Education Program focal person, said part of the Educational Financial Assistance Program (E.F.A.P), an amount of P10, 000 was given to each of the 822 Valedictorian, Salutatorian & First Hon. Mention.
Some 522 who graduated 2nd & 3rd Honorable Mention from public high school received P5,000.
A total of 1,522 students who graduated 4th -8th Honorable Mention and others who graduated with distinction coming from different districts of Pampanga were given P2,500 each.
As of January 4, 2015, Governor’s Honor Students List of 2015-2016 2nd Semester of the Academic Year were given a total of P14.6M.
The provincial government will continue delivering financial assistance as Governor Pineda is bent to giving utmost priority to education, hoping to create potential leaders in the future.