The Philippine Science High School (PSHS), through the regional office of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-IX), announces the availability of SY2015-2016 PSHS scholarship to the public.
DOST-IX Dir. Brenda L. Nazareth-Manzano said the PSHS is the first science high school in the Philippines that nurtures students to become scientists and technologists in the future. It has a curriculum designed to prepare the scholars for careers in S&T.
The PSHS scholarship is open to grade six pupils who belong to the upper 10% of the graduating class of SY 2014-2015 as certified by the school principal, or those with special aptitude in Science and Mathematics, as supported by a report card and letter of recommendation. The applicant must also not be more than 15 years old by June 2015, and must be a Filipino citizen with no pending application as immigrant in any foreign country. Moreover, the applicant must be in good health and is fit to undergo a rigorous academic program.
Among the privileges that PSHS scholars will be receiving are free tuition fee, free loan of textbooks, and monthly stipend. Uniform, transportation and living allowances are also provided according to the scholar’s financial need.
Application forms and scholarship brochures can be obtained at the DOST-IX office located at Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City; DOST-IX S&T Information Center at 2/F MCC Bldg, San Jose Road,ZC; and at the Provincial Science and Technology Centers in Poblacion, Ipil; Upper Turno, Dipolog City; and Rizal Avenue, Pagadian City. The information on the PSHS-NCE is also available at the PSHS System website, www.pshs.edu.ph.
For more inquiries, please visit or call the DOST-IX office at Pettit Barracks, telephone numbers (062) 991-1024(062) 991-1024; S&T Information Center, 2/F MCC Bldg, San Jose Road, telephone numbers (062) 955-3654(062) 955-3654; or the Provincial S&T Centers (PSTC) in Upper Turno, Dipolog City, telephone numbers (065) 212-2244(065) 212-2244); in Rizal Avenue, Pagadian City, telephone numbers (062) 925-1152(062) 925-1152; and in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, telephone numbers (062) 3332793(062) 3332793. (DOST IX PRESS RELEASE)