Be a Department of Science and Technology (DOST) scholar. The filing of the scholarship application can now be done online thru www.sei.dost.gov.ph and www.science-scholarships.ph.
The scholarship is open to graduating high school students with high aptitude in Science and Technology and who wish to pursue priority fields of study in basic sciences, engineering and other applied sciences and science teaching.
There are two (2) scholarship programs being offered: one is RA 7687, otherwise known as the S&T Scholarship Act of 1994, which is awarded to talented and deserving students coming from poor families. The other scholarship program, called DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship is granted to students with high aptitude in science, mathematics and technology regardless of the family’s socio-economic status.
To qualify for the scholarship programs, a student must possess the following qualifications:
1. Belongs to the upper 5% of the high school graduating class or belongs to the graduating class of a DOST-SEI-identified or DepEd-recognized science high school;
2. Natural-born Filipino citizen;
3. Resident of the municipality for the last 4 yrs;
4. Be in good health;
5. Be of good moral character; and be a qualifier of the 2010 S&T Scholarship Examination.
Qualified applicants will be awarded tuition fees (not to exceed P6,000.00/semester), book and uniform allowances, monthly stipend and insurance.
Application forms and information materials are available at the DOST Regional Office No. XI, Dumanlas cor Friendship Roads, Bajada, Davao City or at www.sei.dost.gov.ph. Deadline of application is on October 8, 2010 while the examination date is on November 21, 2010.
For interested applicants, please contact Mr. Jong E. Gabila or Mr. Ramel L. Salon at tel. no. (082) 2215428 for more details.