DOST Scholarship 2021 is now open to all Grade 12 students who are interested to pursue their Science and Technology degree programs in college.
If you are a student looking for a college scholarship to help your parents or you’re a parent who’s looking for some financial help to at least lighten your load from school fees, then this is a good opportunity.
Aim of S&T Undergraduate Scholarship
The aim of Science and Technology Undergraduate Studies is to stimulate and entice talented Filipino youths to pursue lifetime productive careers in Science and Technology. In addition, they want to ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources which can steer the country towards national progress.
Two types of Scholarship
They are offering two types of scholarship. One is the RA 7687 and the other one is the Merit scholarship. Find out the difference between the two.
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, formerly known as the NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067, is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.
DOST Scholarship Qualifications
For both scholarships, qualifications include students that are a natural-born Filipino citizen. Applicants must be on top 5% of the Non-STEM strand senior high school graduating class or member of the STEM strand senior high school graduating class. Students with a good moral character and in good health. Lastly qualifier of the Scholarship Exam.
There are additional qualifications in RA 7687 that are not included in Merit.
In RA 7687 they are prioritizing poor and talented students who belong to a family with low socioeconomic status and a resident of the municipality for the last 4 years. See the lists below.
DOST Scholarship Benefits
Good benefits and privileges await the scholars. It includes not only on a regular academic year but also during summer school.
|Tuition and other school fees||₱40,000.00 / year|
|Book Allowance||₱10,000.00 / year|
|MS/PE uniform (1st Semester of First Year only)||₱1,000.00|
|Group Health and Accident Insurance||Premium|
(for those studying outside of home province)
|1 economy-class roundtrip fare|
|Monthly Living Allowance||₱7,000.00 / month|
|Graduation Clothing Allowance||₱1,000.00|
|B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)|
|Tuition and other school fees||₱1,500.00|
|Book Allowance||₱500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)|
|Monthly Living Allowance||₱7,000.00 / month for two months|
DOST Scholarship Requirements
The Requirements to be submitted are the following:
See the photo attached.
DOST Scholarship has priority courses. Check the DOST Courses here.
How to Apply?
For Personal Application (Not yet announced if you can apply in person. Better to do it online). Download and fill-up the application form needed and other forms in the requirements.
Submit the application along with the requirements to Science Education Institute or DOST Regional Office/PCST near you. Check the Lists of DOST Regional Office here.
Deadline for Filing of Application: September 30, 2020
DOST Scholarship 2021 Schedule of Exam : October 25, 2020 (Postponed)
For any questions and concerns,
please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at
tel nos.: 8371333/ 8390083/8372071 local 2382;
cellphone no.: 09278868816;