DOST JLSS Scholarship 2023 for college students

DOST JLSS Junior Level Science Scholarship 2023 for college students is open for all eligible and interested Filipinos. The Department of Science and Technology provides Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program.

DOST JLSS Scholarship 2023 for college students
DOST JLSS Scholarship 2023 for college students

The aim of DOST JLSS Scholarship are to provide scholarship grants to talented and deserving students in their third year of college who are pursuing degree programs in science and technology, as well as to ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources who can steer the country toward national progress.

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DOST JLSS Scholarship 2023

The Department of Science and Technology provides three types of scholarships under the DOST JLSS Scholarship program, which are as follows:

  • DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship
  • RA 7687
  • RA 10612

DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship

The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program, formerly known as the NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067, is offered to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics who wish to pursue careers in science and technology.

RA 7687

Republic Act No. 7687, popularly known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994,” grants scholarships to deserving students whose families’ socioeconomic situation does not exceed particular cut-off numbers.

Qualifiers must pursue priority courses of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.

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RA 10612

Republic Act No. 10612 seeks to improve the country’s scientific and technology education by accelerating the recruitment of graduates in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering to teach science and mathematics in secondary schools around the country.

DOST JLSS Scholarship Benefits

Following is the list of benefits a DOST scholar will receive:

Regular Academic Year Benefits

  • Tuition and other school fees – ₱40,000.00 / year
  • Learning Materials + Connectivity Allowance – ₱10,000.00 / year
  • Monthly Living Allowance – ₱7,000.00 / month
  • Transportation Allowance – 1 economy-class roundtrip fare
  • Group Health and Accident Insurance Premium
  • Thesis Allowance – ₱10,000.00
  • Graduation Allowance – ₱1,000.00

Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)

  • Tuition and other school fees – ₱10,000.00
  • Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance – ₱2,000.00 (outright grant)
  • Monthly Living Allowance – ₱7,000.00 / month for two months

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Qualifications for DOST JLSS Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship 2023, one must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. The applicant must be a Regular second year college student enrolled in a DOST-SEI priority S&T course at identified universities in the Second Semester of AY 2022-2023.
  2. He or She must have a general weighted average, GWA of at least 83% or its equivalent and with no conditional or failing mark from the First Semester of First Year until the First Semester of Second Year in college, including in the midyear terms, if enrolled.
  3. The candidate must be natural-born Filipino citizen.
  4. Should be of good moral character and in good health.
  5. May have taken the DOST-SEI Scholarship Examination before but did not pass or have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail the scholarship award.

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DOST Priority S&T Programs

Here is the complete list of Programs Covered by the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarships 2023:

  • Bachelor in Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • BS Aeronautical Engineering
  • BS Aerospace Engineering
  • BS Agribusiness
  • BS Agribusiness Management
  • BS Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship
  • BS Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Biotechnology1
  • BS Agricultural Chemistry
  • BS Agricultural Economics
  • BS Agricultural Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Technology
  • BS Agriculture
  • BS Animal Husbandry
  • BS Animal Science
  • BS Applied Mathematics
  • BS Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance2
  • BS Applied Physics
  • BS Applied Physics with Applied Computer System
  • BS Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering2
  • BS Applied Statistics
  • BS Architecture
  • BS Astronomy
  • BS Astronomy Technology
  • BS Basic Medical Sciences6
  • BS Biochemistry
  • BS Biology
  • BS Biology for Teachers
  • BS Biotechnology
  • BS Ceramics Engineering
  • BS Chemical Engineering
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry for Teachers
  • BS Chemistry with Applied Computer Systems
  • BS Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering2
  • BS Civil Engineering
  • BS Clothing Technology
  • BS Community Nutrition
  • BS Computer Engineering
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • BS Electronics Engineering
  • BS Environmental Science
  • BS Environmental Engineering
  • BS Fine Arts major in Industrial Design
  • BS Fisheries
  • BS Food Science and Technology
  • BS Food Technology
  • BS Forestry
  • BS Geodetic Engineering
  • BS Geography
  • BS Geology
  • BS Geothermal Engineering
  • BS Health Science
  • BS Human Biology5
  • BS Industrial Design
  • BS Industrial Engineering
  • BS Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology3
  • BS Industrial Pharmacy
  • BS Information and Communications Technology
  • BS Information System
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Information Technology Systems
  • BS Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • BS Life Sciences
  • BS Management Information Systems2
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering3
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics3
  • BS Marine Biology
  • BS Marine Science
  • BS Materials Engineering
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Mathematics and Science Teaching
  • BS Mathematics for Teachers
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • BS Mechatronics Engineering
  • BS Medical Laboratory Science
  • BS Medical Technology
  • BS Metallurgical Engineering
  • BS Meteorology
  • BS Microbiology
  • BS Mining Engineering
  • BS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • BS Nutrition
  • BS Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BS Packaging Engineering
  • BS Petroleum Engineering
  • BS Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • BS Pharmacy (4-year program)
  • BS Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program)
  • BS Physics
  • BS Physics for Teachers
  • BS Psychology
  • BS Public Health
  • BS Speech Pathology
  • BS Statistics
  • BSE Biological Sciences
  • BSE Biology
  • BSE Biology-Chemistry4
  • BSE Chemistry
  • BSE General Sciences
  • BSE Mathematics
  • BSE Physical Sciences
  • BSE Physics
  • BSE Physics-Chemistry4
  • BSE Physics-Mathematics4
  • BSE Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

1 UP System only
2 4yrs, ADMU only
3 DLSU only
4 4yrs, USC only
5 3yrs, DLSU only
6 4 yrs, UPM only

Important Information

Following is the list of information you should 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. 2022 Toyota Revo

How to Apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship

To apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship, all interested and eligible applicants can visit the E-Scholarship Application System for more information on documentary requirements and Application process.

Scholarship Deadline

  • The starting date of application period is 5 June, 2023.
  • The deadline date to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship is 28 July, 2023.

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[Source: DOST-SEI]