DUMAGUETE CITY (February 24, 2021) – Five incoming first year high school students from Negros Oriental successfully qualified for the scholarship offered by the Department of Science & Technology’s Philippine Science High School System (DOST-PSHSS) eligible for admission to Central Visayas Campus in Talaytay, Argao, Cebu.

Among those who qualified were: Brill Dean Tumale and Seth Andre Ada of Bayawan City Science and Technology Education Center; Zach Levi Pelicano and Gabriel Nikolai Tabaloc of West City Exceptional Child Learning Center; Euan Margret Cantalejo of Tanjay City South Central School.

The PSHS scholars get a monthly stipend in addition to free tuition and free loan of textbooks. Uniform, transportation and living allowances are also given according to financial need. The PSHS System, as mandated under Section 2 of Republic Act 3661, aims to offer free scholarship for secondary course with special emphasis to subjects pertaining to the sciences with the end view of preparing its students for a future science career.

Qualifiers are requested to contact immediately the Registrar or the Campus Director of the PSHS Campus where they are eligible to enrol, or visit www.pshs.edu.ph for more information on early enrolment.

Deadline for slot confirmation/reservation of principal qualifiers is on March 6, 2021 for Main Campus qualifiers and on March 20, 2021 for Regional Campus qualifiers. Alternate Qualifiers will be called starting March 22, 2021. Specific schedule of other enrolment activities shall be announced by the respective campuses. (Sean Adrian T. Guardiano/DOST Negros Oriental PSTC S&T Media Service)