Saturday, August 23, 2014

DOST extends deadline for scholarship applications

LEGAZPI CITY -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has moved from August 22 to August 29 the deadline it set for the filing of applications forms and requirements for its 2015 Science Education Institute's (DOST-SEI) Undergraduate Scholarships Examination.

Dr. Pilita Lucena, DOST-Bicol information officer, said today that the extension was confirmed by DOST-SEI director Dr. Josette Biyo.

The examination set on Septembet 21 with results to be announced in March 2015, however, has not been moved, so far.

Priority S&T courses for the scholarship grants include agriculture, agricultural biotechnology, biochemistry, computer science, environmental science, fisheries, food technology, forestry, geology, information technology, science/mathematics teaching, statistics, and engineering courses.

Interested parties may download the application form at http://www.sei.dost.gov.ph/ or http://www.science-scholarships.ph/.

Application forms are also available at the SEI office at the DOST Compound in Taguig City and in all DOST regional offices, Provincial Science and Technology Centers, and offices of congressmen and senators.

Scholarship qualifiers may enroll in any of the state universities, colleges, and tertiary institutions identified as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development by the Commission on Higher Education and in DOST-SEI identified network institutions all over the country.

Among these are the University of the Philippines, University of the East, Ateneo de Manila, Ateneo de Davao, De La Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, Mapua Institute of Technology, Don Bosco Technical College, Siliman University, Mariano Marcos State University and St. Louis University. --by Danny O. Calleja (PNA)
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