MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute is now accepting applications for the 2022 DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarships. View here the qualifications, requirements, online application form and schedule, step-by-step guide, release of results and more.
The 2022 Undergraduate Scholarship is for Grade 12 students in AY 2021-2022 who intend to pursue STEM courses when they enroll in college next year.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DOST-SEI is expected not to conduct the national scholarship qualifying examination but to use data analytics and proxy indicators in place of the exam to identify qualifiers.
TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIP
Students who belong to families whose socio-economic status does not exceed the cut-off values for certain indicators may apply for RA 7687 program, otherwise, applicants may apply for the Merit Scholarship Program.
RA 7687: For academically talented students who belong to economically disadvantaged families. Qualifiers must pursue priority fields of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.
MERIT: Awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.
PRIORITY PROGRAMS AND STUDY PLACEMENTS
Please be guided by the program and study placement you are interested in. Visit SEI’s website at www.sei.dost.gov.ph.
|A. Regular Academic Year|
|Tuition and other school fees||₱40,000.00 / year|
|Book Allowance||₱10,000.00 / year|
|Group Health and Accident Insurance||Premium|
|Transportation Allowance||1 economy-class roundtrip fare|
|(for those studying outside of home province)|
|Monthly Living Allowance||₱7,000.00 / month|
|Graduation Clothing Allowance||₱1,000.00|
|B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)|
|Tuition and other school fees||₱1,500.00|
|Book Allowance||₱500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)|
|Monthly Living Allowance||₱7,000.00 / month for two months|
QUALIFICATIONS: Who are eligible?
1. Graduating Grade 12 male and female students in SY 2021-2022:
STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class
NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class, if belonging to the Non-STEM strand
2. Must have grades in Grades 9, 10, and 11.
3. Must be natural-born Filipino citizen.
4. Must be of good moral character and in good health.
5. May have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship; OR may have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award.
6. Must NOT have earned any post-secondary units.
|CRITERIA OF ELIGIBILITY||MERIT||RA 7687|
|1. Natural-born Filipino citizen;||✓||✓|
|2. Poor, talented and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators;||✗||✓|
|3.1. Member of the STEM strand senior high school graduating class;|
3.2. Member of the top five percent (5%) of the Non-STEM strand senior high school graduating class;
|4. Resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay for at least four (4) years ;||✗||✓|
|5. Of good moral character and in good health;||✓||✓|
|6. Do not have any post-secondary or undergraduate units; and||✓||✓|
|7. Have not taken any previous DOST-SEI examination;|
Have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship;
Have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award.
IMPORTANT! REMINDERS FROM DOST-SEI
1. Valid Email Address
You will need a valid email address for logging in to your application account and for receiving notifications about your application status and results.
- Please make sure that the email address you intend to register in order to file your application has not been compromised in a data breach.
- To ensure security of your data, you are encouraged to use secured e-mail accounts preferably one that has two-step verification.
- You will be advised the status of your application and other announcements relative to your application through the email account that you use during registration.
2. Working Mobile Number/s
Please provide a working mobile number by which you can be contacted should there be a need to, relative to your application.
3. Security of Access Credentials
You will be assigned an Application ID. This, with pertinent personal data, shall serve as your access credential to the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship E-Application System. Please keep your access credentials secure.
4. Do not create multiple accounts. These will cause delay in accessing your application form.
5. Stable Internet Connection
When you are ready with all the information you need to fill out your E-Application and the documents that needed to be uploaded, make sure you have a stable internet connection.
WHAT INFORMATION SHOULD YOU KNOW BEFORE FILING YOUR E-APPLICATION?
1. Father’s Annual Gross Income
2. Mother’s Annual Gross Income
3. If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
4. If family receives contribution from outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution and the purpose of the contribution
5. If family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
6. If family owns vehicle: type, year and model
- Type: Ex. tricycle, passenger jeep, owner jeep, car, van
- Year and Model: Ex. 2020 Toyota Revo
DOCUMENTS TO PREPARE PRIOR TO FILING YOUR E-APPLICATION
|1||Certificate of Good Moral Character||C||1. Download these forms here.|
2. Print each form in a size A4 bond paper.
3. Have these forms accomplished by the proper authorities/ officials/ persons as indicated in each form.
4. Make sure that each form is signed.
5. Scan or take picture of each accomplished form and save file.
6. Name each file: (Surname-Form __) when saving it.
7. Submit each form using the Upload Module in the E-Application System. Use the appropriate upload field for each file.
|2||Certificate of Good Health||D|
|3||Principal’s Certification||Applicant belongs to the graduating Grade 12 senior high school-STEM strand class||E1|
|Applicant belongs to the upper 5% of the graduating Grade 12 senior high – NON-STEM strand class||E2|
|4||Certificate of Residency||F|
|5||Parent’s Certification – Applicant has no pending immigration application to another country||G|
|6||Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this application||H|
|7||Signed Declaration of Applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian||I|
|8||Certified Copy of Permanent Student Record (Form 137) or Report Card (Form 138) for Grades 9, 10 and 11||Must be duly signed by the School Principal/University Registrar.|
|9||Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)||Must show face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture.|
Must be colored, with white background.
With the name tag position at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin): Full name, handwritten – First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name.
Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
|10||Birth Certificate||Readable copy.|
May be issued by the PSA, NSO or the Municipal Registry Office.
|11||Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2020 Income Tax Return / BIR Form 1701 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Certificate of Indigency / Certificate of Employment with Compensation / Proof of Pension||Clear, signed copy.|
Annual Gross Income must be clearly indicated in the document.
The particular document depends on the parent’s class of worker.
STEPS IN FILLING OUT THE DOST-SEI UNDERGRADUATE E-APPLICATION
When you have all the necessary documents; completely accomplished and scanned or have pictures of these; and know the above-mentioned information, you are now ready to access the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarships E-Application System (online form).
When filling out the information required, please make sure that the names and the words are spelled correctly and completely.
STEP 1: Register using a valid e-mail address. An email will be sent to you for verification.
STEP 2: Answer the questions in the Eligibility Module that can be accessed to the link provided in the email sent to you. If you are not eligible to apply for the scholarship, you will receive a Notice of Disqualification in your email.
STEP 3: If you are eligible to apply for the scholarship, you can proceed to the next modules:
- Personal Data
- Contact Information
- Family Data
- Financial Contribution
- Household Information Questionnaire
- School and Grades
- Upload Documents
a. The system accepts .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf file types only
b. The system accepts multiple files up to 5MB per upload.
Ex. You took a photo of each of the 3 pages of your Form 137. As a result, you need to upload 3 different files for the same requirement. To upload it, you need to click the Upload File button and select all the files to be submitted.
After selecting the files, a preview is also available for you to see if you have selected the correct and complete files. Once you are sure that you have selected the correct and complete files, you may now click the Upload button.
c. You may press the Preview button to check the files you submitted after uploading it. If you have uploaded an incorrect file or incomplete files, you need to repeat the uploading process and upload the correct and complete files to overwrite the previously uploaded document/s.
STEP 4. Make sure that you have accomplished all the modules completely with true information and correct spellings and uploaded all the required documents before you press the SUBMIT button. You can no longer make any change in the information you provided in your application once submitted.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
Application period runs from October 22 to November 30, 2022.
|When to apply for 2022 DOST Undergraduate Scholarship||Date|
|Start of Online Application Period||October 22, 2021|
|Last Day of Online Application and Uploading of Requirements||November 30, 2021|
ANNOUNCEMENT OF QUALIFIERS
DOST-SEI said to release results or list of qualifiers of Undergraduate Scholarships sometime in May 2022. If you qualify for the scholarship, you will be sent the Notice of Award through your registered email address.
Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at
- Telephone Number: (02)88308876
- Mobile Numbers.: 09278868816; 0921526814
- E-mail : [email protected]
- Contact Information of DOST Regional Offices and Provincial S&T Centers
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