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The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Undergraduate Scholarships Program. Grade 12 students in Academic Year 2019-2020 are encouraged to apply and pursue careers in science and technology.

All applicants must be natural-born Filipinos with good moral character and in good health. Application is open to students in the STEM strand but non-STEM students may also apply provided they belong to the top 5% of their graduating class.

Students who belong to families whose socio-economic information meet the cut-off values for certain socio-economic indicators may apply as RA 7687 scholars, while those who belong to families whose socio-economic information are above the cut-off values may apply as Merit scholars. RA 7687 scholarship applicants must also be residents of the municipality for the last four years.

To be able to enjoy the scholarship, applicants should pass the 2020 S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Examination and pursue a 4- or 5-year Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program in any of the priority fields of study at a state university or college or any private higher education institution that is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as Center of Excellence or Center of Development or with FAAP Level III accreditation for the BS program that they intend to enroll in.

Students may submit the documentary requirements and accomplished application form to DOST-SEI Science and Technology Scholarship Division (STSD) office at the DOST Compound, General Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City or any DOST Regional Office or Provincial Science and Technology Center. The deadline for submission of application is on September 6, 2019. Date of nationwide examination is on October 20, 2019.

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To download the application form and see the complete list of requirements, priority programs, and study placements, visit (30)

The S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Program aims to stimulate and entice talented Filipino youths to pursue lifetime productive careers in science and technology and ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources which can steer the country towards national progress.

TYPES OF DOST Scholarship 2020

RA 7687

Republic Act No. 7687, also known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994”, provides for scholarships to talented and deserving students whose families’ socio-economic status do not exceed the set cut-off values of certain indicators. Qualifiers must pursue priority fields of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.


The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program, formerly known as the NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067, is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.

Programs Covered by the DOST Undergraduate Scholarship 2020

Aeronautical Engineering

Health Science

Aerospace Engineering

Human Biology


Industrial Design

Agribusiness Management

Industrial Engineering

Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship

Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology3

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Agricultural Biotechnology 1

Industrial Pharmacy

Agricultural Chemistry

Information and Communications Technology

Agricultural Economics

Information System

Agricultural Engineering

Information Technology

Agricultural Technology

Information Technology Systems


Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Animal Husbandry

Life Sciences

Animal Science

Management Information Systems 2

Applied Mathematics

Manufacturing Engineering

Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance 2

Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering3

Applied Physics

Applied Physics with Applied Computer System

Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics3

Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering

Marine Biology

Applied Statistics

Marine Science


Materials Engineering



Astronomy Technology

Mathematics and Science Teaching

Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications Technology

Mathematics Teaching

Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering

Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Science

Medical Technology


Metallurgical Engineering



Ceramics Engineering


Chemical Engineering

Mining Engineering


Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Chemistry with Applied Computer Systems


Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering

Nutrition and Dietetics

Civil Engineering

Packaging Engineering

Clothing Technology

Petroleum Engineering

Community Nutrition

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Computer Engineering

Pharmacy (4-year program)

Computer Science

Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program)

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


Electrical Engineering


Electronics and Communications Engineering

Public Health

Electronics Engineering

Science Teaching (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Biology and Chemistry, Science)

Environmental Science


Speech Pathology

Food Technology



Geodetic Engineering

1at UP System only


24 yrs, ADMU


3at DLSU only

Geothermal Engineering

4BS Program

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A. Regular Academic Year

Tuition and other school fees

₱40,000.00 / year

Book Allowance

₱10,000.00 / year

Group Health and Accident Insurance


Transportation Allowance

(for those studying outside of home province)

1 economy-class roundtrip fare

Monthly Living Allowance

₱7,000.00 / month

Thesis Allowance


Graduation Clothing Allowance


B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)

Tuition and other school fees


Book Allowance

₱500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)

Monthly Living Allowance

₱7,000.00 / month for two months



Items to be Submitted

RA 7687


1. Personal Information (Form A)

2. Household Information Questionnaire (Form B)

3. Certificate of Good Moral Character (Form C)

4. Certificate of Good Health (Form D)

5. Principal’s Certification (Form E1 or E2)

 – Form E1- applicant belongs to the senior high school STEM strand class
 – Form E2-applicant belongs to the upper 5% of the NON-STEM strand senior high school graduating class

7. Certificate of Residency (Form F)

8. Parent’s Certification(Form G)

9. Applicant’s Certification (Form H)

10. Signed Declaration by applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian (Form I)

11. Recent (1”x1”) picture

12. Photocopy of Birth Certificate

13. Parent/s 2019 Income Tax Return / W2 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Cert. of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Brgy. Cert. of Indigency

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RA 7687


1. natural-born Filipino citizen;

2. poor, talented and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators;

3.   a. member of the top five percent (5%) of the Non-STEM strand senior high school graduating class;
b. member of the STEM strand senior high school graduating class;

4. resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay;

5. of good moral character and in good health;

6. do not have any post-secondary or undergraduate units

7.    a. Have not taken any previous DOST-SEI examination;


       b. Have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship;


       c. Qualifier of the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award;

8. qualifier of the S&T Scholarship Examination



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