DOST urges Grade 12 students to apply for S&T scholarships

DOST urges Grade 12 students to apply for S&T scholarships

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) on Monday called on interested Grade 12 students who wish to pursue careers in science and technology to apply for the 2023 Undergraduate Scholarship Program.

Regional Director Armando Ganal of the DOST-1 (Ilocos Region) said the application period has begun and will end on Dec. 2 this year. The date of the in-person pen and paper qualifying examination is on March 11 and 12, 2023 at various test centers.

“The application is open to all students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) track program and those non-STEM students who belong to the top 5 percent of their graduating class,” Ganal said.

Interested students may now submit their application and required documents thru this link

The DOST-SEI is mandated to produce an adequate supply of science, technology and human resources in support of national government programs and to industries, academe and private sectors through the provision of scholarship grants such as undergraduate S&T scholarship, and merit scholarships, among others.

To enjoy the scholarship, applicants should pass the 2023 S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Examination and pursue a four- or five-year Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program in any of the priority fields of study at a state university or college or any private higher education institution that is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as Center of Excellence or Center of Development or with Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines Level III accreditation for the BS program that they intend to enroll in.

All applicants must be natural-born Filipinos with good moral character and are in good health.