[quote font=”georgia” font_size=”16″]Applications for 2019 S&T DOST-SEI Undergrad Scholarship are now accepted![/quote]
Manila, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) now accepts applicants for its Science and Technology (S&T) Undergraduate Scholarships.
The S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Program aims to stimulate and entice talented Filipino youths to pursue lifetime productive careers in science and technology and ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources which can steer the country towards national progress.
For School Year 2019-2020, the deadline for filing of application is on August 31, 2018. The date of examination will be on October 21, 2018.
Types of Scholarships and Eligibility Criteria
There are two types of DOST Undergrad scholarships that are available – RA 7687 scholarship and the DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program.
Republic Act No. 7687, also known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994”, provides for scholarships to talented and deserving students whose families’ socio-economic status do not exceed the set cut-off values of certain indicators. Qualifiers must pursue priority fields of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.
The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program, is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.
|General Criteria Qualifications||RA 7687||Merit|
|1. natural-born Filipino citizen;||Yes||Yes|
|2. poor, talented and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators;||Yes||No|
|3. a. member of the top five percent (5%) of the Non-STEM strand senior high school graduating class;|
b. member of the STEM strand senior high school graduating class;
|4. resident of the municipality for the last 4 years||Yes||No|
|5. of good moral character and in good health; and||Yes||Yes|
|6. qualifier of the S&T Scholarship Examination||Yes||Yes|
|Items to be Submitted||RA 7687||Merit|
|1. Personal Information (Form A)||Yes||Yes|
|2. Household Information Questionnaire (Form B)||Yes||No|
|3. Certificate of Good Moral Character (Form C)||Yes||Yes|
|4. Certification that applicant belongs to the senior high school STEM strand class; OR (Form D1)||Yes||Yes|
|5. Certification that applicant belongs to the upper 5% of the NON-STEM strand senior high school graduating class (Form D2)||Yes||Yes|
|6. Statement of applicant that he/she has not taken any previous DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination and any undergraduate units or post-secondary course (Form E)||Yes||Yes|
|7. Statement of parent that applicant has no pending application as immigrant to any other country (Form F)||Yes||Yes|
|8. Certificate of Residency (Form G)||Yes||No|
|9. Two recent (1”x1”) pictures||Yes||Yes|
|10. Photocopy of Birth Certificate||Yes||Yes|
|11. Parent/s 2017 Income Tax Return / W2 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Cert. of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Brgy. Cert. of Indigency||Yes||No|
|12. Electric bill for 3 consecutive months. Brgy. Certificate of Electric Sharing – If sharing with other households in paying the electricity bills.||Yes||No|
|13. Non-refundable test fee of P200.00||No||Yes|
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