DOST College Scholarship AY 2022–2023 {UPDATES}

DOST offers a scholarship to incoming first-year college students who plan to pursue a degree related to science and technology. Awesome benefits!

UPDATES:
→ DOST College Scholarship for AY 2022–2023 is now closed. The online application period was from October 22 to November 30, 2021.

TIP: If you want to apply next year, read this article carefully to learn more about the program eligibility, application requirements, and the screening and selection process.

Get a scholarship from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and get a bachelor’s degree related to science and technology.

This merit-based scholarship was established to attract talented Pinoys to pursue careers in science and technology, to ensure a steady and adequate supply of human resources for national progress.

As science and technologies increasingly dominate every area of modern life, graduates in this field are likely to find themselves in higher demand. As this “subject of the future” grows in scope and popularity, you now have the chance to study at some of the country’s most prestigious institutions.

How to apply online for the 2022 DOST Scholarship

DOST has created an online application system called E-Scholarship Application System. Create an account and register. Prepare also to upload all the necessary documents.

Documentary requirements

DOST requires applicants to submit Forms A to G which are all available in the Application Form/System. Please prepare all the necessary attachments when completing the online application form.

  • Personal Information (Form A)
  • Household Information Questionnaire (Form B)
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character (Form C)
  • Certificate of Good Health (Form D)
  • Principal’s Certification (Form E1 or E2)
  • Certificate of Residency (Form F)
  • Parent’s Certification(Form G)
  • Applicant’s Certification (Form H)
  • Signed Declaration by the applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian (Form I)
  • Recent 1×1 picture
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • Parent/s 2019 Income Tax Return / W2 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Cert. of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Brgy. Cert. of Indigency

2021 DOST Scholarship Qualifiers

DOST announced last August 29, 2021, the list of qualifiers for the 2021 DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarship.

DOST-SEI didn’t conduct the scholarship qualifying exam for this year’s scholarship program but instead used data analytics and proxy indicators to determine who qualifies.

Requirements were collected through the E-Scholarship Application System beginning June 2020 which included verified Grades 9–11 grades.

Benefits of a DOST scholar

As a DOST scholar, you don’t have to worry about paying the majority of your tuition, miscellaneous, and other school fees. You will also get a monthly allowance or stipend every semester which will be released directly to the scholars.

The breakdown of DOST benefits is as follows:

Regular academic year

BenefitsAmount
Tuition and other school feesPhp 40,000 per year
Book allowancePhp 10,000 per year
Group Health and Accident InsurancePremium
Transportation allowance1 economy-class roundtrip fare
Monthly living allowancePhp 7,000 per month
Thesis allowancePhp 10,000
Graduation clothing allowancePhp 1,000
Clothing allowancePhp 1,000 (1st sem of 1st year only)
DOST S&T undergraduate scholarship privilege during the regular semester

Summer benefits

BenefitsAmount
Tuition and other school fees Php 1,500
Book Allowance Php 500
Monthly Living Allowance Php 7,000 per month
DOST S&T undergraduate scholarship privilege during summer

DOST scholarship qualifications

  • Passed the S&T Scholarship exam.
  • Member of the top five percent (5%) of the senior-high-school graduating class for the non-STEM strand, or member of the STEM strand senior-high-school graduating class.
  • Good moral character and in good health.
  • Do not have any post-secondary or undergraduate units.
  • May have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship; OR may have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award.

DOST Scholarship priority courses for AY 2022–2023

The following courses are the programs and study placement covered by the DOST College Scholarship:

  • Bachelor in Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • BS Aeronautical Engineering
  • BS Aerospace Engineering
  • BS Agribusiness
  • BS Agribusiness Management
  • BS Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship
  • BS Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Biotechnology[1]
  • BS Agricultural Chemistry
  • BS Agricultural Economics
  • BS Agricultural Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Technology
  • BS Agriculture
  • BS Animal Husbandry
  • BS Animal Science
  • BS Applied Mathematics
  • BS Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance[2]
  • BS Applied Physics
  • BS Applied Physics with Applied Computer System
  • BS Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering
  • BS Applied Statistics
  • BS Architecture
  • BS Astronomy
  • BS Astronomy Technology
  • BS Basic Medical Sciences[6]
  • BS Biochemistry
  • BS Biology
  • BS Biology for Teachers
  • BS Biotechnology
  • BS Ceramics Engineering
  • BS Chemical Engineering
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry for Teachers
  • BS Chemistry with Applied Computer Systems
  • BS Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering
  • BS Civil Engineering
  • BS Clothing Technology
  • BS Community Nutrition
  • BS Computer Engineering
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • BS Electronics Engineering
  • BS Environmental Science
  • BS Fisheries
  • BS Food Science and Technology
  • BS Food Technology
  • BS Forestry
  • BS Geodetic Engineering
  • BS Geography
  • BS Geology
  • BS Geothermal Engineering
  • BS Health Science
  • BS Human Biology[5]
  • BS Industrial Design
  • BS Industrial Engineering
  • BS Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology[3]
  • BS Industrial Pharmacy
  • BS Information and Communications Technology
  • BS Information System
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Information Technology Systems
  • BS Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • BS Life Sciences
  • BS Management Information Systems[2]
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering[3]
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics[3]
  • BS Marine Biology
  • BS Marine Science
  • BS Materials Engineering
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Mathematics and Science Teaching
  • BS Mathematics for Teachers
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • BS Mechatronics Engineering
  • BS Medical Laboratory Science
  • BS Medical Technology
  • BS Metallurgical Engineering
  • BS Meteorology
  • BS Microbiology
  • BS Mining Engineering
  • BS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • BS Nutrition
  • BS Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BS Packaging Engineering
  • BS Petroleum Engineering
  • BS Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • BS Pharmacy (4-year program)
  • BS Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program)
  • BS Physics
  • BS Physics for Teachers
  • BS Psychology
  • BS Public Health
  • BS Speech Pathology
  • BS Statistics
  • BSE Biological Sciences
  • BSE Biology
  • BSE Biology-Chemistry [4]
  • BSE Chemistry
  • BSE General Sciences
  • BSE Mathematics
  • BSE Physical Sciences
  • BSE Physics
  • BSE Physics-Chemistry[4]
  • BSE Physics-Mathematics[4]
  • BSE Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

1 UP System only
2 4yrs, ADMU only
3 DLSU only
4 4yrs, USC only
5 3yrs, DLSU only
6 4 yrs, UPM only

Questions?

For now, that’s all you need to know. If you’re planning to apply for the DOST Scholarship for the next school year, please prepare all the requirements in advance if possible.

Please contact the S&T Scholarship Division for further questions.

Email: seischolarships@gmail.com
Tel. No.: (02) 8837-2071 local 2382

For other scholarship opportunities, please visit our scholarship page.