Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) has recently announced its opening for S&T Scholarship slots for the 2021 enrollees of the DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarship Program. This will address the need for additional pool of S&T manpower to steer the country towards inclusive development and national progress.
The S&T Scholarship program is open to Grade 12 students in AY 2020-21 who intend to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses in college next school year. Applicants must be natural-born Filipinos of good moral character and in good health. All Grade 12 students under the STEM strand are qualified to apply. Non-STEM strand may also apply provided they belong to the top 5% of the graduating senior high school class.
Application is online through https://www.science-scholarships.ph/ until August 28, 2020. Successful applicants will take the nationwide qualifying examination on 25 October 2020 at designated testing centers.
Qualifiers of the 2021 S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Examination must pursue a Bachelor of Science degree program in any of the S&T priority fields of study at a state university or college (SUC) or any private higher education institution that is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as Center of Excellence or Center of Development (COE/COD) or with at least FAAP Level III accreditation.
DOST-SEI Scholarship benefits include tuition fee subsidy and book allowance of P40,000 and P10,000 per academic year, respectively. Scholars will also enjoy a monthly stipend of P7,000 for 10 months each academic year.
For more information about the S&T Scholarships program you may visit SEI’s website at www.sei.dost.gov.ph or drop-by at the nearest DOST Regional or Provincial Offices.