The 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 August 24, 2012.
The DOST-SEI offers two (2) Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS) programs, the JLSS-RA 7687 which is open to poor, talented and deserving student and the JLSS-Merit. Qualifiers shall be selected on the basis of their performance in the 2012 JLSS Scholarship Examination to be administered on 22 September 2012.
Any regular third year college student of AY 2012-2013 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 1st and 2nd year; not a recipient of any other government or private scholarship; no pending application as immigrant in any foreign country; resident of the municipality for the 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 allowance will also be provided to those studying outside of their home province.
Applicants for JLSS scholarship programs must submit to the nearest DOST Regional Office or Provincial Science and Technology Centers (PSTCs) the following documents:
- DOST-SEI Information Sheet;
- Certificate of Year Level;
- Certificate of Good Moral Character;
- Statement of parent that applicant has no pending application as immigrant to any other country;
- Health Certificate from a qualified physician;
- Two recent (1”x1”) pictures;
- Photocopy of Birth Certificate; and
- Certified True Copy of Grades or Transcript of Records.
With the above-mentioned documents, JLSS-RA 7687 applicants must also submit (1) Certificate of Residency, (2) Family Information Questionnaire, (3) Parent’s 2011 Income Tax Return / W2 / Employment Contract / BIR Certificate of Tax Exemption / Brgy. Cert of Non-Employment, and (4) 3 consecutive months of Electric Bill for 2012.
For more information, visit or call DOST-IX office at Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City with telephone numbers (062) 991-1024, and look for Ms. Josephine B. Nohay. You may also check DOST-SEI website at www.sei.dost.gov.ph and www.science-scholarships.ph. (DOST-IX Press Release)