Do you want to be S&T scholar? DOST-SEI applications now open


Are you or do you know of Grade 12 students in Academic Year 2019-2020 who would like to have a scholarship in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses?

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Undergraduate Scholarships Program. Grade 12 students in school year 2019-2020 are encouraged to apply and pursue  careers in science and technology.

Applicants must be natural-born Filipinos with good moral character and in good health. Application is open to students in the STEM strand but non-STEM students may also apply provided they belong to the top 5 percent of their graduating class.

Students who belong to families whose socioeconomic information meet the cut-off values for certain socioeconomic indicators may apply as Republic Act 7687 scholars, while those who belong to families whose socioeconomic information are above the cut-off values may apply as Merit scholars. RA 7687 scholarship applicants must also be residents of the municipality for the last four years.

Scholars will receive financial assistance of P40,000 per academic year to cover tuition and other school fees, living allowance of P7,000 a month, book allowance of P10,000 per academic year, transportation allowance for those who will be studying outside their home region (on a reimbursement basis), group accident insurance and graduation clothing allowance.

To  be able  to  enjoy  the  scholarship, applicants should  pass the 2020 S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Examination and  pursue a four- or five-year Bachelor of Science degree program in any of the priority fields of study at a state university or college, or any private higher education institution that is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as Center of Excellence or Center of Development, or with Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines Level III accreditation for the BS program that they intend  to  enroll in.

Students may submit the documentary requirements and accomplished application form to DOST-SEI  Science and Technology Scholarship Division office at the DOST Compound, General Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City, or at any DOST Regional Office or Provincial Science and Technology Center.

The deadline for submission of application is on September 6.Date of nationwide examination is on October 20.

To download the application form and see the complete list of requirements, priority programs and study placements, visit News Service

Do you want to be S&T scholar? DOST-SEI applications now open


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