DOST-SEI opens application for 2016 Junior Level Science Scholarships

2016jlssThe Department of Science and Technology through Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is now accepting applications for the Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS). Deadline for filing the application is on September 09, 2016.

The DOST-SEI offers three (3) Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS) programs, the JLSS-RA 10612 which aims to strengthen the country’s science and technology education by fast-tracking graduates in the sciences, mathematics and engineering who shall teach science and mathematics in secondary schools, JLSS- RA 7687 which is open to poor, talented and deserving student and the JLSS-Merit which is open to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the field of science and technology. Qualifiers shall be selected on the basis of their performance in the 2016 JLSS Scholarship Examination to be administered on 16 October 2016.

Any regular third year college student of AY 2016-2017 who are currently enrolled in any of the identified institutions and S&T priority courses may apply for the scholarship program. Moreover, he or she must be a natural-born Filipino citizen; has a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 83% or better and no failing grade in his/her 1stand 2ndyear; not a recipient of any other government or private scholarship; no pending application as immigrant in any foreign country; resident of the municipality for schhbookathe last 4 years; and of good moral character and in good health.

Among the privileges that JLSS scholars will be receiving are free tuition fee, book allowance,monthly stipend and post-graduation clothing allowance. Transportation cost will also be reimbursed to those studying outside of their home province.

The application form can be obtained at the Science Education Institute, 2nd Level, Science Heritage Bldg., DOST Cmpd., General Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig City, Metro Manila; DOST Regional Offices. It can be downloaded at the website, www.sei.dost.gov.ph and www.science- scholarships.ph