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d.

be provided scholarship in any of the identified teacher


education institutions for Science Education courses;
and
e. be allowed to teach even without the Licensure
Examination for Teachers (LET) eligibility but has to pass
the LET within 5 years from date of hiring.

Deadline for Filing of Application:


June 15, 2015
Date of Examination:
July 12, 2015
The Test Permit/s shall be mailed to the DOST Regional Office
for distribution to the applicant/s. In case the test permits are
not received within the week before the examination day, the
examinees may inquire from the DOST Regional Office and
check the nearest designated test center a day before the
examination.

SCHOLARSHIP PRIVILEGES
Tuition and other school fees

P10,000.00/semester
or P8,000.00/trimester/term

Book Allowance

P10,000.00/year

Stipend
For BS Physics/Applied Physics/
Physics Teaching/Geology/
MiningE
Other DOST-SEI priority courses

Transportation allowance
(for those studying outside of home
province)

P6,000.00/mo

P5,000.00/mo
1 economy-class
roundtrip fare

TERMS AND CONDITIONS


An awardee
a. shall comply with the terms of the Scholarship
Agreement to be entered into between himself/
herself, parents or legal guardian and the DOST-SEI.
b. agree to have his/her name to included in the lists of
scholars needing clearance from DOST-SEI forwarded
to the appropriate government agency/ies for tracking
purposes.
c. shall maintain the grade requirement of the
scholarship.
d. upon completion of his/her course, shall teach in the
sciences, mathematics and/or technology subject in a
secondary high school in the country, preferably in
his/her home region, on full-time basis for a minimum
period equivalent to two (2)/three (3) years or the
equivalent length of time he/she enjoyed the
scholarship.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Group Insurance

ADDITIONAL INCENTIVES
After graduation, when the scholar has been hired by the
Department of Education or a private high school, he/she
shall
a. be employed with a position equivalent to Special
Science Teacher I in the Philippine Science High School
System
b. be given priority for job placement in a high school in
the country
c. be given one-time relocation allowance should he/she
be assigned in a place other than the permanent
residence

The awardees shall be selected on the basis of their


performance in the 2015 Junior Level Science Scholarships
Examination.

FINAL SELECTION
The list of awardees, after approval of the DOST Secretary,
is final and unappealable. The scholarship grant shall be
effective the First Semester of AY 2015-2016.

JOSETTE T. BIYO
Director

2015 JUNIOR LEVEL SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS


RA No. 10612
Fast-Tracked Science & Technology
Scholarship Act of 2013
The Department of Science and Technology Science
Education Institute announces the availability of
scholarships to Junior Level college students who are
enrolled in priority science and technology (S&T) courses
and are willing to teach in the secondary schools in the
Philippines.

OBJECTIVE
RA 10612 aims to strengthen the countrys science and
technology education by fast tracking graduates in the
sciences, mathematics and engineering who shall teach
science and mathematics in secondary schools
throughout the country.

STUDY PLACEMENT

UP System
State Universities and Colleges (SUC)
Other institutions which offer CHED-compliant
programs in the S&T priority fields of study

PRIORITY S&T FIELDS OF STUDY


Agriculture
Agricultural Biotechnology *
Agricultural Chemistry
Agricultural Engg.
Agricultural and Biosystems Engg.*
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Biochemistry
Biology

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

CRITERIA OF ELIGIBILITY
An applicant must
a. be a Filipino citizen;
b. be a regular third year college student in an
identified priority S&T course in any of the SUC or
private universities;
c. have a general weighted average of at least 83%
(or its equivalent) in his/her first and second years
in college;
d. qualify in the JLSS Examination;
e. agree to teach in the secondary level basic
education in public or private high school as
return of service (ROS);
f. agree to any of the approved ROS conditions; and
g. agree to pay the amounts disbursed with
applicable interest, in case of failure to comply
with the terms of the ROS.

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
a. Accomplished JLSS Information Sheet (Form A)
b. Accomplished Certification re-Course and Year Level
(Form B)
c. Accomplished Agreement to Return of Service (ROS)
Conditions (Form C)
d. Photocopy of Birth Certificate
e. Certified True Copy of Grades for first and second
year levels

WHERE TO SECURE / FILE APPLICATION

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. It can be
downloaded at the website, www.sei.dost.gov.ph
and www.science-scholarships.ph.

Accomplished form can be filed at the Science


Education Institute, or DOST Regional Office nearest
to applicants school or home address.