DOST-SEI announces 2007 scholarships programs
By Rizalie Calibo
Dumaguete City (5 October) -- The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) shall award scholarships in baccalaureate degree programs to those who wish to pursue fields of study in any of the following priority areas: Basic sciences, engineering and other applied sciences and science teaching.
Scholarship programs offered are 1) R.A. 7687 science and technology scholarship - for applicants who belong to families with low socio-economic status, and 2) DOST-SEI merit scholarship – for applicants regardless of their family’s socio-economic status and shall pay a non-refundable test fee of P200.00.
The criteria for eligibility interested applicants are – must be a members of the top five percent (5%) of the regular high school graduating class, or a members of the graduating class of DOST-SEI identified/DEPED recognized science high school, must be of good moral character and in good health, a natural born Filipino citizen, a resident of the municipality for the last four years, and a qualifier for the 2007 S & T scholarship examination.
The scholarship privileges are: tuition and other school fees, monthly living allowance, book allowance, one economy roundtrip transportation allowance, outright grant for military science/physical education uniform, and group health and accident insurance.
The applicant must enroll in any of the CHED centers of excellence/centers of development schools, DOST-SEI identified institutions and State Universities and Colleges.
Application forms are now available at DOST-Siquijor Provincial Science and Technology Center, Siquijor, Siquijor.
Deadline for submission of application forms is on November 10, 2006. The examination date will be on December 3, 2006 at Siquijor State College, Larena, Siquijor. (PIA) [top]