Pisay now administers only one test in search for scholars
Davao City (13 August) -- The search for the Philippine Science High School System scholars for school year 2009-2010 is on going. All graduating elementary pupils who belong to the upper 10% of the graduating class certified by the School Principal or who have special aptitude in science and math as supported by the report card and letter of recommendation are eligible to apply for the PSHS National Competitive Examination (NCE).
Applicants must be a Filipino citizen with no pending application as immigrant in any foreign country, must not be more than 15 years of age by June 30, 2009, in good health and fit to undergo rigorous academic program, of good moral character and have not taken the PSHS NCE previously.
The deadline for filing of application is on September 15, 2008. all applicants are required to submit fully accomplished application Form in duplicate copies, two (2) identical recent 1 x 1 ID pictures, and a copy of report card and letter of recommendation if the applicant does not belong to the upper 10% of the current graduating class. Applicants from private schools are required to pay one hundred pesos (P100.00) non-refundable test fee while those from public schools are free of charge. Application forms are available and may be filed at any of the PSHS Campuses and DOST Regional office or Provincial Science & Technology Centers. They can also be downloaded from the PSHS Website, www.pshs.edu.ph. The PSHS NCE application form is NOT FOR SALE and NO RESERVATION FEE IS REQUIRED.
For the screening process, only one test will be administered, a scholastic aptitude test (SAT) which is designed to measure Scientific Ability, Quantitative Ability, Abstract Reasoning, and Verbal Aptitude. The PSHS National Competitive Examination will be administered on November 15, 2008.
For more information, you may contact PSHS Main Campus at telephone number (02) 926-5701. interested applicants nearest to PSHS Southern Mindanao Campus may also call at telephone number (082) 29300-02 and look for the Registrar. (PSHS/PIA XI) [top]