The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) will award Bachelor of Science degree scholarships to students who wish to pursue priority fields of study in science, mathematics and engineering. 


Agricultural Biotechnology * 
Agricultural Chemistry 
Agricultural Eng’g. 
Agricultural and Biosystems Eng’g.* 
Applied Mathematics 
Applied Physics 
Ceramics Eng’g. 
Chem w/ Applied Comp. System 
Chem w/ Materials Sci. & Eng'g. 
Chemical Eng’g. 
Civil Eng’g. * 
Computer Eng’g. 
Computer Science 
Electrical Eng’g. 
Electronics & Communications Eng'g. 
Environmental Science 
Food Technology 
Geodetic Eng’g. 
Geothermal Eng’g. 
Industrial Eng’g. 
Industrial Management Eng’g-IT ** 
Information Technology 
Instrumentation and Control Eng’g. 
Manufacturing Eng’g Management-Biomedical Eng’g ** 
Manufacturing Eng’g Management- Mechatronics & Robotics ** 
Manufacturing Eng’g. 
Materials Eng’g. 
Mathematics Teaching 
Mechanical Eng’g. 
Metallurgical Eng’g. 
Mining Eng’g. 
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 
Applied Physics w/ Applied Comp.System 
Applied Physics w/ Materials Sci. & Eng'g. 
Science Teaching (Bio, Chem, Physics, Physical Science) 

Study Placement

a.1 State universities and colleges.
a.2 Tertiary institutions identified as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development by CHED for the priority S&T courses.
a.3 DOST-SEI identified network institutions

* at UP System only
** at DLSU only 

A. General Criteria of Eligibility 

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natural-born Filipino citizen;
poor, talented and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators; 
top five percent (5%) of the regular high school graduating class; or   
member of the graduating class of a DOST-SEI identified or DepEd-recognized science high school;   
resident of the municipality for the last 4 years as attested by the barangay;   
of good moral character and in good health; and   
qualifier of the 2015 S&T Scholarship Examination  
B. Not Qualified to Apply   
those who have earned units in any post-secondary / undergraduate course;  
those who have taken any previous DOST-SEI Scholarship Examination; and  
those who have applied for immigrant status in the USA or any other country.    
C. Scholarship Privileges   
Tuition and other school fees  P10,000.00/semester or P8,000.00/trimester  
Book Allowance


MS/PE uniform (1st Semester of First Year only)  P500.00
Transportation Allowance
(for those studying outside of home province) 
1 economy-class roundtrip fare  

Monthly Living Allowance
For BS Physics/Applied Physics/Physics Teaching/Geology/Mining

Other DOST-SEI priority courses P4,000.00/mo. 
Summer Allowance (if required per curriculum) 
Tuition and other school fees
Book Allowance P500.00 (to submit O.R.) 
Monthly Allowance Monthly Allowance
Post –graduation clothing allowance P1,000.00
D. Items to be Submitted  
DOST-SEI Information Sheet (Form A)  
Household Information Questionnaire (Form B) 
Certificate of Good Moral Character (Form C)
Certification that applicant belongs to the upper 5% of graduating class (Form D1); or  
Certification that applicant belongs to the graduating class of DOST-SEI identified or DepEd recognized science high school (Form D2)  
Statement of applicant that he/she has not taken any undergraduate units or post secondary course (Form E)
Statement of parent that applicant has no pending application as immigrant to any other country (Form F) 
Certificate of Residency (Form G) 
Two recent (1”x1”) pictures 
Photocopy of Birth Certificate
Parent/s 2013 Income Tax Return /W2/ Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Cert. of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Brgy. Cert. of Indigency  
Electric bill for 3 consecutive months in 2014   


The application form can be obtained at the Science Education Institute, 2nd Level, Science Heritage Bldg., DOST Cmpd., General Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig City, Metro Manila; DOST Regional Offices; Provincial Science and Technology Centers (PSTC) or Offices of the Congressmen and Senators. It can be downloaded at the websites, and

Accomplished form can be filed at the Science Education Institute, or DOST Regional Office/PSTC nearest the applicant’s school or home address. 

The Test Permit/s shall be mailed to the applicant/s or school principal for distribution to the applicants. In case the test permits are not received within the week before the examination day, the examinees may inquire from the DOST Regional Office/PSTC and check the nearest designated test center a day before the examination. 


Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mt. Prov.

BSU Campus, La Trinidad, Benguet
Tel. No. (74) 422-0979
Fax. No. (74) 422-2214 

Region 1 Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur,  La Union, Pangasinan 

San Fernando City, La Union
Telefax No. (72) 888-3399, 700-2372

Region II  Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino 

Regional Government Center
Carig Sur, Tuguegarao, Cagayan
Tel No. (78) 304-3426
Fax No. (78) 846-7241, 604-8654 

Region III

Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, Zambales 

Diosdado Macapagal, Gov’.’t Center
Maimpis, City of San Fernando, Pampanga
Tel. No. (45) 455-2348
Fax No. (45) 455-0800 

Region IV-A Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal 

Jamboree Rd., Brgy. Timugan,
Los Baños, Laguna
Telefax: (49) 536-4894 

Region IV-B  Marinduque, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Romblon

DOST Compound, Gen. Santos Avenue,
Bicutan, Taguig City
Tel. No. (02) 837-2071 loc. 2093 

Region V Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate, Sorsogon

Regional Center Site
Rawis, Legaspi City
Telefax No. (52) 482-0534 

Region VI Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, Negros Occidental 

Magsaysay Village, La Paz
Iloilo City
Tel No. (33) 320-0093
Fax No. (33) 320-0908, 508-7183 

Region VII Bohol, Cebu, Siquijor, Negros Oriental 

The Lahug S&T Complex
Sudlon, Cebu City
Telefax No. (32) 418-9055 

Region VIII Biliran, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Southern Leyte, Western Samar 

Government Center, Candahug
Palo, Leyte
Tel. No. (53) 323-5252, 323-7111
Fax No. (53) 323-7110 

Region IX Isabela City (Basilan), Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay 

Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City
Tel No. (62) 991-1024 Fax No. (62) 992-1114 

Region X Bukidnon, Camiguin, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte 

DOST R.O. 10
J.R. Borja Memorial, Compound,
Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City
Tel No. (88) 858-6790
Fax No. (88) 858-3931 

CARAGA Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur 

CSU Campus, Ampayon
Butuan City
Tel No. (85) 341-9551
Fax No. (85) 342-5684 

Region XI Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley 

DOST R.O. 11
Davao Medical Center Comp., Cor.
Friendship and Dumanlas Rds.
Bajada, Davao City
Tel No. (82) 221-5428
Fax No. (82) 221-5295

Region XII  Cotabato City, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani 

DOST R.O. 12
LTP Compound, Cotabato City
Tel No. (64) 421-6908
Fax No. (64) 221-5295

ARMM Basilan Province, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi 

ORG Complex, Cotabato City
Tel No. (64) 390-1454, (64) 552-0263
Fax No. (64) 421-1975, (64) 421-8183 

Scholarship Requirements

a) An awardee must seek admission and enroll at any of the:

a.1 State universities and colleges.

a.2 Tertiary institutions identified as Centers of Excellence or

Centers of Development by CHED for the priority S&T courses.

a.3 DOST-SEI identified network institutions 

He/She should pass the qualifying examination for admission to the university where he/she plans to enroll in.

b) An awardee shall comply with the terms of the Scholarship Agreement to be entered into between himself/herself, parents or legal guardian and the DOST-SEI.

c) After signing the Scholarship Agreement, the awardee’s name shall be included in the lists of scholars needing clearance from DOST-SEI forwarded to the appropriate government agency/ies for tracking purposes.

d) An awardee shall maintain the grade requirements of the scholarship. 

e) Upon completion of his/her course, an awardee shall serve in the country, preferably in his/her home region, on full-time basis along his/her field of training for a minimum period equivalent to the length of time he/she enjoyed the scholarship. 

Examination Coverage

This is an aptitude test designed to measure abilities that determine academic and professional success in science, mathematics and engineering. The test is divided into two major components: 

1. Intellective 

Scientific Ability; Quantitative Ability; Mechanical and Technical Ability; Linguistic Ability; Imagery; Inspection; Sensorimotor Ability and Spatial Reasoning. 

2. Non-Intellective 

Selection Criteria

The awardees shall be selected on the basis of their performance in the 2015 S&T Scholarship Examination. 

Final Selection 

The list of awardees as approved and announced by the DOST Secretary is final and unappealable.