How to Apply for DOST Scholarship 2022 Easy | Application Form

DOST scholarship is one of the Philippines‘ most well-known scholarships. The scholarship’s prestige and benefits attract a huge number of Filipino students. It’s no wonder that thousands of applications are submitted each year to compete for the scholarship’s restricted number of slots.

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DOST Scholarship Application 2022

This Scholarship is one of the best Filipino Scholarships that provides great value to the students. DOST Scholarship amount can be used to pay for tuition, accommodation, books, or any other educational expenses. Are you interested in becoming a DOST scholar? Read this article to assist you in your quest to become an Iskolar ng Agham para sa Bayan.

What is DOST Scholarship Program?

DOST-SEI (Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute) scholarships supports qualified college and graduate students to pursue career opportunities in science and technology.

You are eligible for one of the following DOST-SEI Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarships if you are a senior high school graduate:

  1. RA 7687, also known as the “Science and Technology Act of 1994.”
  2. Merit Scholarship Program of the DOST-SEI.

Types of DOST Scholarships

DOST Scholarships mainly offers two types of Scholarships which we will learn in detail :

1. RA 7687, also known as the “Science and Technology Act of 1994.”

  • This undergraduate scholarship program is open to deserving but low‐income individuals who would like to pursue a degree in one of the priority fields of science, mathematics, or engineering.
  • Your family’s yearly gross income must not exceed the program’s cut-off values to be eligible for this grant.

2. Merit Scholarship Program of the DOST-SEI

  • If you have a good aptitude in science and mathematics and wish to study in a DOST priority field, you can still apply for the DOST-SEI Merit Program.

Latest DOST Updates.

  • The deadline for applying for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship in 2022 has been extended until January 31, 2022.
  • Beginning October 22, 2021, aspirant Senior High School students can apply for the 2022 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • The DOST E-Scholarship System will be utilized to submit applications and paperwork.
  • The application date is November 30, 2021.
  • In May 2022, the results of the 2022 Scholarships will be posted on the DOST’s official website.
  • All qualifiers will also be emailed a Notice of Award.
  • The online applications for the DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS) for 2021 are now available and will close on September 30, 2021.
  • The deadline for applications and supporting documentation is November 30, 2021.
  • For further information about the 2021, go to the DOST JLSS web page.

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What are the Requirements for DOST application?

The Requirements for this Scholarship is as follows :

For “Science and Technology Act of 1994,” or R.A. 7687.

To be qualified for this scholarship, you must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Must be a Filipino citizen by birth
  • Must be from a household with a socio-economic level that meets the scholarship standards, which are based on family’s yearly income, properties, parent’s job position, and other variables.
  • Must be a STEM senior high school graduate or a member of the top 5% of the graduating non-STEM senior high school class
  • Must be in excellent health with a good moral character
  • Should take DOST-SEI exam for the first time
  • Must have a S&T scholarship examination qualification and a municipality resident as confirmed by the barangay.

For Merit Scholarship Program of the DOST-SEI.

To be qualified for this scholarship, you must fulfil the following requirements:

  • He / She must be a Filipino citizen by birth
  • He / She should take DOST-SEI exam for the first time
  • He / She must be in excellent health with a good moral character
  • He / She must be a STEM senior high school graduate or a member of the top 5% of the graduating non-STEM senior high school class
  • He / She must have a S&T scholarship examination qualification and a municipality resident as confirmed by the barangay.

DOST Priority Courses (DOST Scholarship Courses)

The list of DOST Priority Courses is as follows :

CourseSchool
Aeronautical EngineeringAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Aerospace EngineeringAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
AgribusinessAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Agribusiness ManagementAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Agribusiness Management and EntrepreneurshipAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Agricultural and Biosystems EngineeringAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Agricultural BiotechnologyUP Systems only
Agricultural ChemistryAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Agricultural EconomicsAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Agricultural EngineeringAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School
Agricultural TechnologyAny DOST Scholarship-Accredited School

Continue Reading : Detailed List of DOST Priority Courses 2022

What are the Benefits of this Scholarship program

Students apply for DOST scholarships to ease with the financial burden of attending college. DOST scholarship offers the following benefits to their scholars:

  • Tuition Fees: Php 40, 000 per year (Only for those who will enroll in private Higher Education Institutions)
  • Book Allowance: Php 10,000 per academic year
  • Thesis Allowance: Php 10,000
  • Monthly Living Allowance: Php 7,000
  • PE/MS Uniform Allowance: Php 1,000
  • Transportation Allowance: 1 economy-class round trip fare (for those studying outside home province)
  • Graduation Allowance: Php 1,000

If a student’s curriculum requires summer classes, DOST College scholarship will additionally provide following benefits:

  • Tuition and Other School Fees: Php 1,500
  • Book Allowance: Php 500
  • Monthly Living Allowance: Php 7,000

How to Apply for DOST Scholarship program

You can apply for this Scholarship online and offline as well

Steps to Apply for DOST College Scholarship offline

  1. Fill the scholarship application form completely with all details (given below)
  2. Submit the application form it to your nearest Science Education Institute or the DOST Regional Office/Provincial Science and Technology Center.
  3. The test permit for the exam will be mailed to you or the administrator of your school. If you haven’t received the test permit within a week before the exam date, you may enquire at your nearest DOST Regional Office or check the nearest designated test center a day before the exam.

Update: Unless absolutely necessary, DOST urges manual applications for the 2022 DOST Scholarship Program due to the current status of our health and quarantine restrictions. Candidates must therefore submit their supporting documentation through the DOST Online Application Portal.

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Steps to Apply for DOST Scholarship online

You can start applying for DOST scholar once you have finished all the documentation requirements and are aware of the information mentioned above (such as the annual gross income of your mother and father, among other things).

  1. Go to DOST-SEI Undergraduate E-Scholarships Application website and register with a valid email address.
  2. Submit your personal information (your name and birthdate) along with your email address to get a verification message to the email address you provided.
  3. Once the verification message is received, click on link which will take you to Eligibility Mode. Please note that if your application is rejected, you may receive a disqualification notice.
  4. After Entering Eligibility Mode, Fill in all the necessary details
  5. Submit the following to proceed:
    1. Personal information and contact information
    2. Information about a Family
    3. Contribution of funds
    4. Questionnaire for Household Information
    5. 5th grade and school Documentation required should be uploaded.
  6. Before proceeding to submit the application form, re-check all the details and documents submitted
  7. Click on Submit to submit the application form online

NOTE: Please know that the E-scholarship application system only accepts the following file types: .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf, so make sure to submit documents in these file types only.

DOST Scholarship Application form 2022

  • NCR students, can get their Scholarship application form from the Science Education Institute (SEI), 2nd level, Science Heritage Bldg. DOST Compound, General Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City.
  • Candidates from other regions can get their Scholarship application form through any DOST Regional Office or Provincial Science and Technology Center.

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Additional Details for the Scholarship Application for 2022:

If the name of the school you attended from Grade 9 to Grade 12 is not available in the E-scholarship system, you must submit a request to a DOST staff member in your school region. The following information must be included in the request:

  • Scholarship Program: Undergraduate
  • Complete the school’s name
  • Complete the school’s address
  • Name of the School Registrar
  • The school’s contact information includes a landline and a mobile phone number, as well as an email address.

Send this info to the email address indicated in the table below for your school region. When your school is added to the system, you will be notified through email

RegionEmail Address
CARdostcarscholarshipunit@gmail.com
1scholarship@region1.dost.gov.ph
2dost02scholarship@gmail.com
3dost3scholarship.undergrad@gmail.com
4Adostscho4a@gmail.com
4Bscholarship@mimaropa.dost.gov.ph
5dost5.scholarship@gmail.com
6scholarship@ro6.dost.gov.ph
7dost7scholarship@gmail.com
8dost8scholarshipunit@gmail.com
9scholarship@ro9.dost.gov.ph
10scholarship@region10.dost.gov.ph
11scholarshipxirecords2021@gmail.com
12scholarship@region12.dost.gov.ph
CARAGAdost13scholarship@caraga.dost.gov.ph
BARMMaabdularahim71@gmail.com
NCRncrundergrad@gmail.com

Important Note: If your school is not shown as an option in the system, do not choose another school only to continue your application process. You will be unable to progress to the next steps of the application if you do this.

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References :

  1. Luci-Atienza, C. (2021). DOST-SEI to accept applications for 2022 undergraduate scholarships until Dec. 31. Retrieved 15 December 2021, from https://mb.com.ph/2021/11/24/dost-sei-to-accept-applications-for-2022-undergraduate-scholarships-until-dec-31/
  2. Undergraduate Scholarships. Retrieved 7 July 2021, from https://sei.dost.gov.ph/index.php/programs-and-projects/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships
  3. DOST-SEI announces 9,788 new S&T scholarship qualifiers. (2020). Retrieved 7 July 2021, from https://sei.dost.gov.ph/index.php/news-archive/303-dost-sei-announces-9-788-new-s-t-scholarship-qualifiers
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  5. Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI). (2020). Frequently Asked Questions About the DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarships [PDF]. Retrieved from https://sei.dost.gov.ph/images/stsd/ugradFAQ.pdf
  6. Graduate Scholarships. Retrieved 8 July 2021, from https://sei.dost.gov.ph/index.php/programs-and-projects/scholarships/postgraduate-scholarships
  7. Filipiknow – https://filipiknow.net/dost-scholarship/
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