2 weeks COA uncovers serious audit deficiencies in various CHED scholarship programs MB
The Commission on Audit has found serious deficiencies in the various scholarship and student assistance programs being implemented by the Commission on Higher Education. The 2019 annual audit report for CHED showed that procedural deficiencies and double entries for beneficiaries of the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) program were discovered by state auditors. These issues were noted in the CHED Central Office, National Capital Region, Regions III, IV-A, IV-B, VI, X and XIII. TES is a grant-in-aid program to extend financial support for college students.  COA Director Ellinore Lavilla told Chairman Prospero de Vera that CHED paid P96.36 million to 2,339 TES ... more