14 Negros Oriental studes pass 2010 DOST-SEI scholarship exam
Dumaguete City (5 March) -- A total of 14 graduating high school students in the province qualified for this year?s science and technology (S&T) undergraduate scholarships of the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).
According to Science & Technology Officer Gilbert Arbon of DOST of the total, 12 met the qualifications for the S&T scholarship under Republic Act 7698 (RA 7687), otherwise known as the Science Scholarship Act of 1994.
Arbon said the remaining two passers belong to the Merit Scholarship Award (Merit). The following qualifiers comprise four percent (4%) of the 344 students in Negros Oriental who took the exam at Silliman University on November 15, 2009:
RA 7687: Altarejos, R-Jay B., Bayawan City S&T Education Center; Asaral, Nathan Dave C., Sibulan NHS; Awid, Ericson M., San Miguel NHS; Baylon, Wea Mae G., Jose B. Cardenas MHS; Kadile, El Shelie C., Manjuyod NHS; Kinalamay, Nick S., Siaton Science HS,; Lozada, Oliver D., Guihulngan NHS; Malaybalay, Mark Louie I., Bais City National Science HS; Mortillero, Irvin A., Bayawan City S&T Education Center; Sotto, Aldrin C., Sta. Catalina Community School; Tan, Wendell B., RTPM Dumaguete Science HS; and Yaco, Daryl S., Tanjay City Science HS.
Merit: Bagiuo, Alfonso Jr B., RTPM Dumaguete Science HS; and Daniel, Rj Lito M., RTPM Dumaguete Science HS.
Qualifiers who accept the scholarship awards shall take up baccalaureate degree courses in the fields of Science, Mathematics and Engineering. As DOST scholars, they will receive tuition subsidies and allowances for books, school uniform, and transportation, and other privileges.
Exam results can also be viewed at http://www.sei.dost.gov.ph. (PIA/JCT) [top]