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September 2014 DOST Scholarship Exam for AY 2015-2016 | requirements, forms and deadline of application


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Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Mario G. Montejo announced on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 the availability of scholarship slots for academic year AY 2015-2016 S&T Undergraduate Scholarships. The nationwide scholarship examination is set on September 21, 2014.

September 2014 DOST Scholarship Exam for AY 2015-2016 | requirements, form and deadline of application


The scholarship is open to all qualified graduating high school students from public and private high schools nationwide. DOST offers two types of undergraduate scholarships - RA7687 for qualified applicants who belong to families with low socio-economic status and MERIT for qualified applicants regardless of their families' socio-economic status.

Criteria for Eligibility for RA 7687 Undergraduate Scholarship
1. natural-born Filipino citizen
2. poor, talented, and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators.
3. top five percent (5%) of the regular high school graduating class; or
4. member of the graduating class of a DOST-SEI identified or DepEd recognized science high school.
5. resident of the municipality for the last four years as attested by the barangay;
6. of good moral character and in good health
7. qualifier of the 2014 S&T Scholarship examination

Criteria for Eligibility for Merit Undergraduate Scholarship
1. natural-born Filipino citizen
2. top five percent (5%) of the regular high school graduating class; or
3. member of the graduating class of a DOST-SEI identified or DepEd recognized science high school.
4. of good moral character and in good health
5. qualifier of the 2014 S&T Scholarship examination

Application forms can be obtained at Science Education Institute, 2/F Science Heritage Building, DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig City, DOST Regional offices or can be downloaded at its website, www.sei.dost.gov.ph and www.science-scholarships.ph.

Accomplished form can be filed at the SEI or DOST Regional Office/PSTC nearest the applicant's school or home address.

DOST announced that deadline for filing of application and requirements is on August 22, 2014.

Passers of 2015 DOST Scholarship exam will have the following privileges:
  • tuition and other school fees ( P8,000/sem for RA7687 and Merit)
  • book allowance of P5,000 per year
  • PE uniform allowance of P500 for the first semester of the year
  • transportation allowance
  • stipends

Qualifiers of DOST scholarship may pursue a four- or five-year college degree in priority science and technology fields.

The scholarship qualifiers can enroll in state universities and colleges and other higher education institutions recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development, wherein they can take up priority science and technology courses such as Agriculture, Agricultural Biotechnology; Agricultural Chemistry; Agricultural Engineering; Applied Mathematics; Applied Physics; Biochemistry; Biology; Ceramics Engineering; Chemistry with Applied Computer System; Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering; Chemistry Engineering; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Electronics and Communications Engineering; Environmental Science; Fisheries; Food Technology; Forestry; Geology; Geodetic Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Information Technology; Manufacturing Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Metallurgical Engineering; Mining Engineering; Molecular Biology and Biotechnology; Physics; Physics with Applied Computer System; Physics with Material Science and Engineering; Science/Mathematics Teaching and Statistics.

The DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Program is the Department’s response to its mandate of accelerating the pace of knowledge-driven development in accordance with the S&T human resource growth potential in the country.

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