The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced Friday, Oct. 22, that its Science Education Institute (SEI) started accepting applications for the 2022 Undergraduate Scholarships.
“The 2022 DOST-SEI Undergraduate S&T Scholarship Program is now open!,” read the DOST-VIII’s Facebook post on Friday.
The online application period started Friday, Oct. 22.
“Interested applicants may apply online through https://usas.science-scholarships.ph/#/register.”
The last day of online application and uploading of requirements is on Nov. 30, 2021.
Who can apply?
Those who are qualified to apply are the following:
-Graduating Grade 12 male and female students in School Year 2021-2022;
-All students belonging to the STEM class;
-Non-STEM students who belong in the top 5 percent of the graduating class;
-Must have academic ratings in Grades 9, 10, and 11;
-Must be natural-born Filipino citizen;
-Must be of good moral character and in good health;
-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;
-Must not have earned any post-secondary units.
The DOST-SEI said interested applicants need to have a valid and secure email account, a working mobile number, and a stable internet connection.
“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.”
The SEI advised the applicants not to create multiple accounts, because it will cause delay in accessing their application form.
The applicants have to prepare the following requirements before they can file their undergraduate e-application:
-Certificate of Good Moral Character;
-Certificate of Good Health;
-Certificate of Residency;
-Parent’s Certification – Applicant has no pending immigration application to another country;
-Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this application;
-Signed Declaration of Applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian
-Certified Copy of Permanent Student Record (Form 137) for Grades 9, 10 and 11
-Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
-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
The SEI said the applicants may check its website: https://sei.dost.gov.ph “for the announcements of the scholarship qualifiers sometime in May 2022.”
The Institute said the Notice of Award will be sent to the qualifiers through their registered email address.