A total of 1,258 aspiring applicants took the qualifying exam for the 2015 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship held on September 21 in five (5) test centers in Zamboanga Peninsula.
“The examination was conducted simultaneously all over the country where more than 41,000 high school students vie for 4,000 scholarship slots” stated Dir. Brenda Nazareth-Manzano, DOST IX Regional Director.
In Zamboanga Peninsula, the test centers were: Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City; Dipolog City Medical Center, Dipolog City; Chandler Suites, Pagadian City; Basilan State College, Isabela City; and Sibugay Hotel, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay. Test centers were able to cater 100% cities and municipalities within region.