DOST Scholarship 2022 online application form, step-by-step guide

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute is now accepting applications for the 2022 DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarships. View here the qualifications, requirements, online application form and schedule, step-by-step guide, release of results and more.

The 2022 Undergraduate Scholarship is for Grade 12 students in AY 2021-2022 who intend to pursue STEM courses when they enroll in college next year.

DOST Scholarship 2022 online application form, step-by-step guide

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DOST-SEI is expected not to conduct the national scholarship qualifying examination but to use data analytics and proxy indicators in place of the exam to identify qualifiers.


Students who belong to families whose socio-economic status does not exceed the cut-off values for certain indicators may apply for RA 7687 program, otherwise, applicants may apply for the Merit Scholarship Program.

SEE ALSO: DOST-SEI extends deadline of application for 2021 JLSS

RA 7687: For academically talented students who belong to economically disadvantaged families. Qualifiers must pursue priority fields of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.

MERIT: Awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.


Please be guided by the program and study placement you are interested in. Visit SEI's website at


A. Regular Academic Year
Tuition and other school fees ₱40,000.00 / year
Book Allowance ₱10,000.00 / year
Group Health and Accident Insurance Premium
Transportation Allowance 1 economy-class roundtrip fare
(for those studying outside of home province)
Monthly Living Allowance ₱7,000.00 / month
Thesis Allowance ₱10,000.00
Graduation Clothing Allowance ₱1,000.00
B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)
Tuition and other school fees ₱1,500.00
Book Allowance ₱500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)
Monthly Living Allowance ₱7,000.00 / month for two months

QUALIFICATIONS: Who are eligible?

1. Graduating Grade 12 male and female students in SY 2021-2022:
STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class
NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class, if belonging to the Non-STEM strand

2. Must have grades in Grades 9, 10, and 11.

3. Must be natural-born Filipino citizen.

4. Must be of good moral character and in good health.

5. May have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship; OR may have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award.

6. Must NOT have earned any post-secondary units.

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;
3.1. Member of the STEM strand senior high school graduating class;


3.2. Member of the top five percent (5%) of the Non-STEM strand senior high school graduating class;
4. Resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay for at least four (4) years ;
5. Of good moral character and in good health;
6. Do not have any post-secondary or undergraduate units; and
7. Have not taken any previous DOST-SEI examination;


Have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship;


Have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award.


1. Valid Email Address

You will need a valid email address for logging in to your application account and for receiving notifications about your application status and results.
  • Please make sure that the email address you intend to register in order to file your application has not been compromised in a data breach.
  • To ensure security of your data, you are encouraged to use secured e-mail accounts preferably one that has two-step verification.
  • You will be advised the status of your application and other announcements relative to your application through the email account that you use during registration.

2. Working Mobile Number/s

Please provide a working mobile number by which you can be contacted should there be a need to, relative to your application.

3. Security of Access Credentials

You will be assigned an Application ID. This, with pertinent personal data, shall serve as your access credential to the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship E-Application System. Please keep your access credentials secure.

4. Do not create multiple accounts. These will cause delay in accessing your application form.

5. Stable Internet Connection

When you are ready with all the information you need to fill out your E-Application and the documents that needed to be uploaded, make sure you have a stable internet connection.


1. Father’s Annual Gross Income
2. Mother’s Annual Gross Income
3. If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
4. If family receives contribution from outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution and the purpose of the contribution
5. If family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
6. If family owns vehicle: type, year and model
  • Type: Ex. tricycle, passenger jeep, owner jeep, car, van
  • Year and Model: Ex. 2020 Toyota Revo


1 Certificate of Good Moral Character C 1. Download these forms here.

2. Print each form in a size A4 bond paper.

3. Have these forms accomplished by the proper authorities/ officials/ persons as indicated in each form.

4. Make sure that each form is signed.

5. Scan or take picture of each accomplished form and save file.

6. Name each file: (Surname-Form __) when saving it.

7. Submit each form using the Upload Module in the E-Application System. Use the appropriate upload field for each file.
2 Certificate of Good Health D
3 Principal’s Certification Applicant belongs to the graduating Grade 12 senior high school-STEM strand class E1
Applicant belongs to the upper 5% of the   graduating Grade 12 senior high – NON-STEM strand class E2
4 Certificate of Residency F
5 Parent’s Certification – Applicant has no pending immigration application to another country G
6 Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this application H
7 Signed Declaration of Applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian I
8 Certified Copy of Permanent Student Record (Form 137) or Report Card (Form 138) for Grades 9, 10 and 11 Must be duly signed by the School   Principal/University Registrar.
9 Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches) Must show face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture.

Must be colored, with white background.

With the name tag position at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin): Full name, handwritten - First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name.

Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
10 Birth Certificate Readable copy.

May be issued by the PSA, NSO or the Municipal Registry Office.
11 Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2020 Income Tax Return / BIR Form 1701 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Certificate of Indigency / Certificate of Employment with Compensation / Proof of Pension Clear, signed copy.

Annual Gross Income must be clearly indicated in the document.

The particular document depends on the parent's class of worker.

Sample ITR and Class of Workers here.


When you have all the necessary documents; completely accomplished and scanned or have pictures of these; and know the above-mentioned information, you are now ready to access the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarships E-Application System (online form).

When filling out the information required, please make sure that the names and the words are spelled correctly and completely.

STEP 1: Register using a valid e-mail address. An email will be sent to you for verification.

STEP 2: Answer the questions in the Eligibility Module that can be accessed to the link provided in the email sent to you. If you are not eligible to apply for the scholarship, you will receive a Notice of Disqualification in your email.

STEP 3: If you are eligible to apply for the scholarship, you can proceed to the next modules:
  • Personal Data
  • Contact Information
  • Family Data
  • Financial Contribution
  • Household Information Questionnaire
  • School and Grades
  • Upload Documents

a. The system accepts .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf file types only

b. The system accepts multiple files up to 5MB per upload.

Ex. You took a photo of each of the 3 pages of your Form 137. As a result, you need to upload 3 different files for the same requirement. To upload it, you need to click the Upload File button and select all the files to be submitted.

After selecting the files, a preview is also available for you to see if you have selected the correct and complete files. Once you are sure that you have selected the correct and complete files, you may now click the Upload button.

c. You may press the Preview button to check the files you submitted after uploading it. If you have uploaded an incorrect file or incomplete files, you need to repeat the uploading process and upload the correct and complete files to overwrite the previously uploaded document/s.

STEP 4. Make sure that you have accomplished all the modules completely with true information and correct spellings and uploaded all the required documents before you press the SUBMIT button. You can no longer make any change in the information you provided in your application once submitted.


Application period runs from October 22 to January 31, 2022.

NOTE: Extension is only for those applicants who have successfully registered on or before December 31, 2021 in the E-Application System.

When to apply for 2022 DOST Undergraduate Scholarship Date
Start of Online Application Period October 22, 2021
Last Day of Uploading and Submission of Requirements January 31, 2022

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Posted by Science Education Institute - Department of Science and Technology on Thursday, December 30, 2021


DOST-SEI said to release results or list of qualifiers of Undergraduate Scholarships sometime in May 2022. If you qualify for the scholarship, you will be sent the Notice of Award through your registered email address.


Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at


In the 2021 DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarships, 3,815 qualified under the RA 7687 program while 4,252 qualified under the Merit program. Results were announced last August 29, 2021. The Institute employed data analytics and proxy indicators in place of the exam to identify qualifiers.

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  1. Hello po Good evening.. I am willing to apply a scholarship

  2. Good day ,,,,may I ask what are those requirements needed and how can I apply?

    1. The requirements are already given above po hehe; read the whole article po ��.

  3. i am interested to be a DOST-SEI scholar, yet I am still a grade 11 student sy 2021-2022...
    am I required to apply for this scholarship this year in advance for in the next 2022 Iam a grade12 student already?

  4. when will be my right time of date for applying this scholarship?

  5. Hi po, may I ask if what does notice of award mean?

  6. hello po.gustoko po sana iapply ang aking anak ng scholarahip.1rst year college po xa ngayon pasuka 2022 to 2023..paano po ba

  7. hello po..hihingi po ako ng tulong para po sa anak ko na nangangarap makatapos ng pag aaral.paaano po ba maka avail ng scholarship ngayun 2022 to 2023.1st year college po siya.salamat po

  8. Good day willing to apply this scholarship ,pero i have a few question a highschool graduate way back 2011 before the k12 program .am i qualify with this ? And im already married but im willing to study agian for my kids .thank you .

  9. Hi po,
    How does one take the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination?
    And when is the exam?
    And where will it be held?

  10. Hello, qualified po ba ako kahit NAKA Graduate NA ako sa SY 2020-2021?

  11. Hello good evening poh ma'am &sir maroon poh ba examination ang grade 9?

  12. How to apply po for a scholarship?

  13. Is this scholarship applicable only for incoming college freshmen? How about if the apolicant is incoming second year college? how to apply?

  14. hello po...pwde pa po ba kmi mag apply... interested student po any anak ko.grde 12 p LNG po sa ngyon...ty

    1. Yes po, ma'am. By October po siguro ang pag-open nila for sy 2022-2023. Be updated lang po sa fb page nila.

  15. Para po sa OFW children underEDSP program, ung makakapasok sa top 400 sa DOST exam, San po kaya pwd mkapag exam Para sa school yr 2022-2023. Thank u

  16. Hello I am interested to apply for the scholarship. Saan po kaya pwede mkapag exam para sa school year 2022-2023.

  17. Hello I am interested to apply for the scholarship. Saan po kaya pwede mkapag exam para sa school year 2022-2023.

    1. Be updated lang po sa fb page sir/ma'am. Mga October po nila i-aannounce'yan para sa sy 2022-2023

  18. Hoping my can apply for your scholarship BSND Course

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