31 March 2019
Qualifiers to the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Scholarship Programs reached yet another all-time high as 9,852 graduating high school students clinch a slot in the country’s premier science scholarship programs.
This year’s qualifiers breached the 8,994 mark of last year’s passers, up by 10 percent, a record for the scholarship program which started in 1958.
Out of the total number of passers, 5,819 qualified as scholars under the RA 7687 Scholarship Program, scholarships for academically talented students who belong to economically disadvantaged families; while 4, 033 top ranking examinees passed under the DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program.
The 2019 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination which was held on October 21, 2018 in 290 test centers nationwide hit a record-breaking of 73,712 total number of examinees.
13 March 2019
Science professionals who wish to pursue further studies abroad may find the perfect opportunity in DOST-SEI Foreign Graduate Scholarships in Specialized Priority S&T Fields.
The Program, spearheaded by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI), offers full scholarship to MS and PhD students in the following priority fields of study: Agriculture (Agronomy, Animal Science, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Taxonomy, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Entomology); Analytical Chemistry; Artificial Intelligence; Atmospheric Science; Bioethics and Data Privacy; Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Biology; Combinatorial Chemistry; Data Science; Earth Science; Ethnomedicine; Ethnopharmacology; Genetic Epidemiology; Health financing; Immersive Technology; Marine Science; Medical Entomology; Medical Physics; Medicinal Chemistry; Meteorology; Metrology; Molecular Biology and Biotechnology; Natural Products Chemistry; Nuclear Science and Engineering; Organic Chemistry; Public Health Entomology; Rehabilitation Medicine; Robotics; Space Technology and Application/Aerospace Engineering; and Virology.
14 February 2019
2018 Youth Excellence in Science (YES) awardees in a group photo with DOST Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña (center) and DOST officials during the awarding ceremony at the PICC.
Around 700 young achievers in science and mathematics gathered at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on February 14, 2019, for the annual Youth Excellence in Science (YES) Award.
The ceremony, organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI), celebrated the momentous wins of elementary and high school students in international science and math competitions such as the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) and the Singapore International Mathematics Olympiad Challenge (SIMOC).
18 February 2019
The 5th National Research Conference in Science and Mathematics Education will take place at the Oriental Hotel in Legazpi City on February 28 – March 1, 2019.
This is an annual gathering of science and mathematics teachers and would-be teachers who are recipients of the scholarship under the Capacity Building Program in Science and Mathematics Education (CBPSME) of the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).
With the theme “STEM Towards Education 4.0”, the Conference aims to highlight the STEM education – stepping it up and aligning it towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
13 January 2019
In an effort to keep scholars who are expected to graduate at the end of AY 2018-2019 in the loop of their scholarship obligation, the Science Education Institute – Department of Science and Technology will again gather hundreds of NCR-based DOST-SEI scholars for a whole-day exit conference.
Now on its second year of implementation, the 2019 Exit Conference for DOST-SEI NCR Scholars will be held on February 18, 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City. It aims to re-orient the scholars on the terms and conditions of the Scholarship Agreement specifically on service obligation, and provide them with information about the DOST-SEI graduate scholarship programs and job-related concerns that can help them start their S&T careers.
Notable guest speakers from both government and private sectors, and successful graduate scholars will also be gracing the event to give talks on relevant topics. Similar conference is being held for scholars enrolled in colleges and universities in the regions.