A complete of 10,487 college students certified as new science students of the Division of Science and Expertise-Science Schooling Institute (DOST-SEI) for varsity 12 months 2022-2023.
Of this 12 months’s batch of qualifiers, 5,567 certified underneath the Republic Act 7687 Scholarship Program, the scholarships for college kids with excessive aptitude for science coming from economically deprived households; whereas 4,920 certified underneath the Benefit Scholarship Program.
To avail themselves of the scholarship award, qualifiers should enrol in recognized precedence S&T programs in state universities and faculties, or in personal greater schooling establishments acknowledged by the Fee on Increased Schooling as Facilities of Excellence or Facilities of Improvement, or with no less than Degree III accreditation from the Federation of Accrediting Companies of the Philippines for the precedence S&T programs.
The checklist of the scholarship qualifiers and the checklist of precedence S&T programs might be discovered on the DOST-SEI web page https://www.sei.dost.gov.ph/
Qualifiers will get pleasure from full advantages of the scholarship for the entire period of their packages of examine.
These embody month-to-month stipend of P7,000; tuition subsidy of as much as P40,000 per tutorial 12 months for many who will enroll in personal establishments; studying supplies and/or connectivity allowance; one-time MS/PE clothes allowance; one economy-class roundtrip fare per tutorial 12 months for many who will examine exterior their house province; group well being and accident insurance coverage; and thesis and commencement allowance.
“The institute is happy to award these scholarships to those college students who’ve indicated curiosity in careers in S&T. They’ve been the core a part of our mandate since SEI’s basis 35 years in the past,” DOST-SEI Director Dr. Josette T. Biyo stated.
“We imagine that this 12 months’s batch of qualifiers will add to the pool of extremely certified scientists and engineers sooner or later and can take energetic participation and management roles particularly in S&T analysis and growth [R&D] actions,” Biyo added.
“Apart from the monetary advantages that the students get pleasure from, the institute has help packages which will help them develop holistically and turn out to be productive residents of the nation. We’re more than pleased to welcome them to the S&T group and to help them as they pursue their S&T diploma packages,” Biyo defined.
For his half, Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña is optimistic that the brand new students will ultimately be a big addition to the nation’s pool of S&T specialists.
“The Division shall proceed to supply alternatives to deserving college students who intend to take up careers in science and expertise by way of the scholarship packages that we implement. In 4 or 5 years, these students will turn out to be S&T professionals who can be engaged on primary and progressive R&D actions and S&T companies and ultimately turn out to be leaders in varied trade sector,” de la Peña stated.
“We proceed to help the nation’s objective of manufacturing world-class S&T human sources as this is a crucial part of our socio-economic growth,” he added.
On the checklist of qualifiers, 4,465 names are marked with one asterisk implying some info or paperwork of their software that must be revalidated.
On the identical time, there are 513 potential qualifiers whose names are withheld as a result of some info/doc of their software relative to their eligibility to the scholarship must be revalidated. They are going to be suggested on the submission of those info/paperwork.
For 2 consecutive years, DOST-SEI didn’t conduct the nationwide scholarship qualifying examination as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. To determine the qualifiers, the institute employed information analytics and proxy indicators rather than the examination.
Documentary necessities had been collected by way of the E-Scholarship Software System together with the scholars’ grades in Grades 9/11.
DOST-SEI students are required to render service within the nation after commencement, ideally alongside their fields of specialization, for a interval equal to the variety of years they loved the scholarship.
The qualifiers and the potential qualifiers can be receiving their notices within the coming weeks from the DOST-SEI, or the DOST Regional Workplaces.
The qualifiers and their dad and mom/authorized guardians should attend the Orientation on the Scholarship Insurance policies previous to signing the Scholarship Settlement on the schedule indicated of their notices. S&T Information Service