DOST expands scholarship program to 4 more universities


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MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) announced that more universities across the nation have opened to offer the DOST graduate scholarship programs in science and mathematics education.

DOST offers wider access to graduate scholarship program by adding more schools.
DOST offers wider access to graduate scholarship program by adding more schools.

Early this week, DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with presidents of 16 leading universities and colleges.

Cebu Normal University (CNU), Leyte Normal University (LNU), Saint Mary’s University (SMU) and Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology were added to the list of schools.

The partnership was aimed at expanding DOST’s program Capacity Building Program in Science and Mathematics Education (CBPSME) - graduate scholarship for master's and doctorate degrees in science and mathematics education.

The program aims to improve the quality of science and mathematics education and accelerate the development of critical mass of experts in science and mathematics education.

Universities who joined the consortium were:

University Master’s Doctorate
Ateneo de Manila University Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Science Education Mathematics Education
Bicol University Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Mathematics, Physics Mathematics
Central Luzon State University Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics
De La Salle University Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Mariano Marcos State University Biology, Chemistry, Science Education, Mathematics, Physics
Mindanao State University-Marawi Mathematics, General Science Biology, Mathematics
Philippine Normal University Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Mathematics, Physics Mathematics Education, Science Education
University of San Carlos Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics Biology, Chemistry, Physics
University of the Philippines Diliman Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
University of the Philippines Open University Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Mathematics Education, Physics Education
Western Mindanao State University Biology
West Visayas State University Biology, Mathematics, Physics Biology, Mathematics
Cebu Normal University Please contact S&T Scholarship Division for more details.
Leyte Normal University
Saint Mary’s University
Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology

The effort to include more universities was made to encourage more scholars to apply and pursue their education without worries of being far from their families and homes.

DOST Secretary De La Peña said, “We are hopeful that with the signing of this MoU, we shall have more scholars and we can look forward to the fruits of this collaboration – a better STEM education for our young people.”

Qualifications for CBPSME graduate scholarship are:
  • Filipino citizen
  • not more than 45 years old at the time of application
  • in good health and good moral character
  • pass the admission requirements for graduate studies at any of the consortium member-universities
  • have at least two years teaching experience in science and mathematics for PhD; or at least one year teaching experience or have graduated with academic honors or graduated as DOST scholar for Master’s
  • if employed: Be allowed to study full-time for two or three years (Residential Mode) and part-time for six years at UPOU (Distance Education Mode)
  • not be a recipient of other scholarship
  • be willing to accept the terms and conditions specified in the Scholarship Contract.


Requirements:
  • Accomplished Application Form
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • If employed, Certification of Employment and Permit to Study (Form 2)
  • Medical Certificate (Form 3)
  • Certified True Copy of Service Record, if employed
  • Certified True Copy of Official Transcript of Records (TOR)
  • Notice of Admission to the Master’s/PhD in Science and Mathematics Education programs in the Graduate School at any of the identified universities
  • Endorsement from two former professors
  • Letter of nomination/recommendation from the head of the university.

Scholarship Privileges

MS/PhD Component
Master’s Doctoral
Tuition Fee and other schools fees Actual Actual
Stipends P25,000/month P33,000/month
Book Allowance P10,000/ academic year
Group Health and Accident Insurance Premium
Transportation Allowance (for those studying outside of home province) 1 economy roundtrip fare / academic year
Thesis/Dissertation Allowance P50,000.00 P100,000.00

Secure and file your application (details here).
For more information, you can contact the S&T Scholarship Division:
Tel nos.: 8371333/ 8390083/ 8372071 local 2382;
Cellphone no.: 09278868816;
E-mail: seischolarships@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sei.stsd

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