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[ Act No. 2168, February 06, 1912 ]

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF SEVENTY SCHOLARSHIPS, AT LEAST ONE FOR EACH OF THE PROVINCES AND SUBPROVINCES ORGANIZED UNDER ACT NUMBERED EIGHTY-THREE, KNOWN AS THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT ACT, AND FOR THE SPECIAL PROVINCES OF PALAWAN, MINDORO, AND BATANES, IN THE GOVERNMENT FOREST SCHOOL ESTABLISHED AT LOS BANOS, LA LAGUNA, AND APPROPRIATING TWENTY-FOUR THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-SEVEN PESOS AND FIFTY CENTAVOS FOR SUCH PURPOSE.

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Legislature, that:

SECTION 1. Seventy scholarships for two school courses, on the basis of thirty-five scholarships for each course, at least one for each of the provinces and subprovinces organized under the Provincial Government Act, Numbered Eighty-three, and the special provinces of Palawan, Mindoro, and Batanes, are hereby created in the Government Forest School established at Los Banos, La Laguna. Such scholarships shall be awarded to students who have completed at least the second year of a high-school course and who shall be appointed by the Director of Forestry, upon recommendation of the Director of Education. Appointment to these scholarships shall be made subject to the following conditions :
(a) The Director of Education shall, by means of an examination of students who have completed the second year of the high-school course, select the one best qualified to carry on the studies provided for in the Forest School and so certify to the Director of Forestry, who shall order that each student be duly matriculated in said school;

(b) The Government shall pay the traveling expenses of the student from his home to Los Banos, La Laguna, and return after the completion of his studies.  Each student shall receive twenty-five pesos monthly during the time he is studying and until he receives the certificate of graduation in the course pursued by him: Provided, That any student who shall fail to pass the examinations prescribed in the Forest School, or who shall violate any rule or regulation of said school in such manner as to make himself liable to expulsion, shall forfeit his scholarship and shall be immediately sent back to his province at the expense of the Government;

(c) The holder of a scholarship who shall be graduated from the Forest School shall be employed according to the needs of the Bra Bureau of Forestry for a period at least equal to the time he has received instruction, unless he accept some position in some other branch of the Government of the Philippine Islands or that the Secretary of the Interior grant him permission to act otherwise. Failure to comply with the conditions of this section shall be sufficient reason for disqualifying him for any employment  in the Government of the Philippine Islands for a period of time double that which he should have served.
SEC.  "2. The Director of  Forestry shall render a report from time to time to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the filling of scholarships and the standing of the students, which report shall be transmitted to the Philippine Legislature at the beginning of each session.

SEC. 3. The Director of Forestry is authorized to enlarge and repair the temporary buildings devoted to the Forest School at Los Banos, La Laguna, and to increase the equipment thereof in an annual amount not to exceed five thousand three hundred pesos.

SEC. 4. An appropriation of twenty-four thousand six hundred Appropriations. and eighty-seven pesos and fifty centavos, or so much thereof as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of the foregoing sections is hereby made out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, That no appropriation shall be set up expenditure by the Insular Auditor for this purpose until the balance of funds heretofore appropriated shall have been expended for the purpose herein authorized: And provided further, That one thousand pesos of the sum thus appropriated may be spent for traveling expenses, equipment, and per diems of the students holding scholarships on their visits to some forest reserve or the seat of some modern logging or lumbering operations, or in order to increase their knowledge, during vacation period.

SEC. 5. Act Numbered Two thousand and fifty is hereby repealed effective on the first day of April, nineteen hundred and twelve.

SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect on the first day of April, nineteen hundred and twelve.

Enacted, February 6, 1912.

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