The YES Award is a DOST institutional award for exemplary achievement of the youth in the fields of science and mathematics. The Secretary’s Medal is conferred to winners of international science and math competitions that have been duly registered with SEI-DOST by national organizers.


Done during the World Space Week along with the Water Rocket Competition, the Poster Making Contest aims to engage elementary students aged eight (8) to eleven (11) years old in creative presentation and learning of space science.


The WRO is a global robotics competition for young people. The competition uses Lego Mindstorms manufactured by LEGO Education and consists of three different categories: Regular, Open and Soccer. Participants from the Philippines come from the first and second place winners of the PRO. 


The Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) Water Rocket event is annual regional activity conducted under the Philippine Space Science Education Program (PSSEP) that aims to promote youth interest in space science by allowing students to learn about the basics of rocket science.