DOST-XI announces scholarships for junior college students
DAVAO CITY, July 26 -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) scholar announces it is offering scholarships for junior college students.
The scholarship is open to 3rd year college students who are pursuing S&T fields of study in basic sciences, engineering and other applied sciences and science teaching.
There are two 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 deserving students regardless of the family‚Äôs socio-economic status.
To qualify for the scholarship programs, a student must possess the following qualifications: Natural-born Filipino citizen; currently enrolled in any State Colleges and Universities and CHED Center of Excellence/ Development under any of the identified priority S&T fields of study; regular third year college student during the Academic Year 2012-2013; have a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 83% or higher and no failing grade during 1st Year and 2nd Year; not a recipient of any other government or private scholarship except supplementary scholarship which is administered by the university; no pending application as immigrant in any foreign country; and resident of the municipality in the last four (4) years.
Qualified applicants will be awarded tuition fees (not to exceed P6,000.00/semester), book and uniform allowances, monthly stipend and insurance.
Deadline of application is on August 24, 2012 while the examination date is on September 22, 2012.
Application forms can be downloaded online thru www.sei.dost.gov.ph and www.science-scholarships.ph or applicants can visit DOST-XI Regional Office at corners Dumanlas-Friendship Roads, Bajada, Davao City.
Interested and qualified students outside Davao City can go to Provincial Science and Technology Centers in Davao del Sur, Compostela Valley Province, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Norte.
Applicants may also contact Ramel L. Salon or Rexor Glenn C. Singco at tel. no. (082) 2215428. (DOST-XI)
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