DOST Scholarship

DOST Scholarship 2021 online application & requirements

DOST Scholarship
DOST Scholarship

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.

RA 7687

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. 

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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 InsurancePremium
Transportation Allowance
(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?

Online Application

DOST opens online application. You can apply by clicking this link You can check out our Guide on online application here.

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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.

DOST Application form download here

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; 


71 thoughts on “DOST Scholarship 2021 online application & requirements”

    1. As of now closed pa po ang JLSS scholarship para sa mga incoming 3rd year college. Wait na lang po tayo for further announcements kung kelan po mag oopen ang application. Thanks:)

        1. From CAGAYAN Valley po, 3rd year. Baka po pwede ikonsider at matanggap din po ako. I am married po may isang anak pero my husband was stopped from work due to the pandemic. Sana po mapansin. Salamat.🙏

    2. Hi maam /sir what if grauduate kanang grade12 batch 2019 -2020 hindi papasok this school year because of the pandemic qualified poba ako sa DOST scholarship??

        1. Hello po. Paano po kung wala yung school ko sa listed. Like, International School of Asia and Pacific Tuguegarao Campus pero yung nasa list lang is Kalinga Campus. di kasi ako makaproceed sa next step po ng application. Thank you po!

          1. Mark Ranzelle A. Mediana

            Good Day si/maam. ask ko lang po about sa scholarship ko po. Nag submit na po ako nang requirements last last wek.
            Mark Ranzelle Mediana Po.
            Owwa Region 9 Zamboanga City po. Gracia’s

        1. Ma’am ask ko Lang po pano po kapag Yung parent ko nasa ibang Lugar Kung saan ako nag aaaral qualified pa po ba?Working student po Kasi ako Bali ako nasa antipolo po ako tapos Yung parent ko nasa bulacan.Saka po ma’am Fisher man Lang po Yung kapatid mo pano po Yung papeles na hinahanap about income.??

  1. Good day .ask ko lang puwede mag-apply ang anak ko 1st year pa lang now june 17 2019 sa pnu pwede po ba siya next semenster/ for next school year ,kailan ang apyan ng next school year? Thanks po ng marami.

    1. Good day Mam, etong scholarship po ng dost na open ay para po sa mga grade 12 ngayong pasukan. Yung anak nyo po na mag first year college not po pwede dito sa undergraduate scholarship. Meron pong scholarship ang GSIS para po yun sa mga mag first year ngayong pasukan, check nyo po baka pwede po yung anak nyo.

      May iba pang scholarship po ang dost pero para sa mga mag 3rd year college po.

      1. Hi Mam, pwede po ba mag apply ng dost scholarship yung Al’s passer at ngayon po ay nasa grade 12 abm na po?

  2. Patricia mnemosyne tolentino

    Pwede po ba kong mag apply ng scholarship kahit abm po yung strand ko? Incoming first year college na po ko.

  3. Lady Jane Arap

    Good evening Ma’am ask ko lang po kailan ang date for taking scholarship for college?
    Thank you po….

    1. Hi mam, etong DOST po para po eto sa mga mag cocollege po sa 2020 mam. On going po ang application para dito.

    1. Hi po, etong scholarship po ng DOST para po sa mga grade 12 students lang. Wala pa pong announcements tungkol sa scholarships for College Students. Thank you.

    1. Not po. For grade 12 students lang po etong scholarship. Baka next year pa yung sa mga incoming 3rd year college.

  4. Glorie Mae Almonguera

    Good afternoon po pwede po ba kumuha ng scholarship ang bata kung ang course niya ay Marine Tr@nsportation po

  5. Hello po, ask ko lang po if ano pong average ang kailangan para makapasok sa scolarship? I’m a grade 12 students po ☺️

  6. hello po . panu po kaya kapag ang kukuning course ay bachelor of special needs education.okay lang po kayang mag apply ng scholarship .pwede po kaya

  7. Mam/sir.. what about kung ang course mo na kukunin ay wala sa listing nyo like ang kukunin Bachelor of Arts in Political Science makakaavail din po ba sa DOST scholarship nyo?

  8. Good day mam/sir, pwede po Ba yong anak KO dito? Mag grade 12 po siya this coming June. At kung pwede. Meron po Ba sa bohol ng branch ng DOST scholarship? Thanx!..

    1. Hi po tanong ko po king pwede po ba iyan para sa upcoming grade 12 this year? Iyan na po ba iyung para sa amin?

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    1. Hi, next year pwede po kayo mag apply fo incoming 3rd year sa DOST. sa ngayon po kasi ang open lang is yung sa incoming grade 12

  10. Hi po,mag reregister po ako para sa scholarship po pero ayaw pong ma open nung link ,di na po ba ako pwedeng mag register pag ganun po?

  11. Hi sir/ma’am, ask ko lang po if pede ung mga mag f-first year nursing student na mag take ng exam ng DOST? And pede po ba ito sa kahit anong University nila?

  12. Danica Kaye Damasco

    Hello po! Ask ko lang po sana if same lang po ba yung application form ng MERIT at RA 7687 Scholarship?

  13. hi this 2020 po nag fill up na po akong form pero hindi po ako maka next sa number 8 po need po kasi ng pirma ng form e quarantined po saka minor pa po kami d pa pwede lumabas pano po yun? sana po masagot nyo kaagad salamat.

  14. Hi po , matanong ko lang po sana kung bakit hindi ko po ma access yun pong link na binigay niyo palagi po kasing close ..ask ko lang po sana ng help kc hindi pa po ako nakapag apply sa application.

  15. Leonis M. Belmoro

    hi po pwde po bang maka avail ng scholarship, first year college na po ako ngayon at wala na po akong papa.

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