DOST Undergraduate Scholarship Program in Central Visayas

The DOST Scholarship programs in the region consist of the following:

  1. The S&T Undergraduate Scholarships

The S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Program aims to stimulate and entice talented Filipino youths to pursue lifetime productive careers in science and technology and ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources which can steer the country towards national progress.

Types of S&T Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • 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 does 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. 

  • MERIT

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. 

2. Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program

The Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program aims to: provide scholarships that will finance the education of talented and deserving students in their third year of college and who are pursuing degree programs in the areas of science and technology; and ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources who can steer the country towards national progress.

Types of Junior Level Science Scholarships:

  • RA 10612

Republic Act No. 10612 aims to strengthen the country’s science and technology education by fast-tracking graduates in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering who shall teach science and mathematics in secondary schools throughout the country.

  • 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 does 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.

  • MERIT

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.

 

 

Activities in the Implementation of the DOST Scholarship Program in Central  Visayas

The DOST 7 staff is assisted by five (5) project-based personnel to implement the DOST Scholarship program in Central Visayas. The activities include:

  • a. Promotion of the DOST Scholarship Program
  • b. Processing of the requirements of applicants for the annual DOST Scholarship Examination
  • c. Support to the conduct of the DOST Scholarship Examination.
  • d. Processing the papers of the qualifiers
  • e. Orientation and contract signing of scholars
  • f. Facilitate the conduct of the Summer Orientation Enhancement Program (SOEP)
  • g. Processing of the benefits and privileges of the scholars (e.g. tuition fees, stipends, etc.)
  • h. Monitoring of the scholars
  • i. Providing support to scholars