DOST Scholarship Application Form 2023 to 2024 – Apply Now

Looking for financial assistance to fund your undergraduate studies as Filipino? Here is an opportunity for you. The DOST scholarship 2023 to 2024 is available to all eligible undergraduates in Philippines who, for one reason or the other, are not able to afford the cost of education.

What is DOST Scholarship?

Students who are highly skilled but can’t study because of money problems can get help from the DOST Scholarships so they can keep going to school. Students in their third year of high school can also get assistance from the DOST Scholarship.

Students who want to study science and innovation after getting their degrees, He or She who are Qualified S&T (HR) and be able to help with the DOST scholarship application for public advancement. Many students in the Help of Scholar Program get help from DOST.

The DOST scholarships are categorized into 3 which include the following:

  1. Merit
  2. RA 7687
  3. RA 10612

Each of the scholarship programs is explained below:

#1. DOST Merit Scholarship

This award is part of the DOST-SEI Scholarship Program. It is called the NSDB/NSTA Scholarship and is under RA No. 2067. Students in the fields of science and mathematics who have a high level of education are eligible for this scholarship. Students who want to study Science and Technology can get help from the DOST.

#2. RA 7687

Under the Science and Technology Act of the Republic of 7687, which says “has ACT 1994,” this scholarship helps financially talented and deserving candidates. This scholarship will only be given to this student.

#3. RA 10612

Under Act of Republic of 10612, students who want to study can do so in their own country. Who has good, high-level skills in Science and Technology Education:

  1. Students with Science Education
  2. Students with Mathematics Education
  3. Students with Engineering

DOST Undergraduate Scholarship Available Courses

The course below are arranged in alphabetical order

  1. Bachelor in Mathematics Education
  2. Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications
  3. Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  4. BS Aeronautical Engineering
  5. BS Aerospace Engineering
  6. BS Agribusiness
  7. BS Agribusiness Management
  8. BS Agribusiness Management and
  9. Entrepreneurship
  10. BS Agricultural and Biosystems
  11. Engineering
  12. BS Agricultural Biotechnology1*
  13. BS Agricultural Chemistry
  14. BS Agricultural Economics
  15. BS Agricultural Engineering
  16. BS Agricultural Technology
  17. BS Agriculture
  18. BS Animal Husbandry
  19. BS Animal Science
  20. BS Applied Mathematics
  21. BS Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance2*
  22. BS Applied Physics
  23. BS Applied Physics with Applied Computer System
  24. BS Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering
  25. BS Applied Statistics
  26. BS Architecture
  27. BS Astronomy
  28. BS Astronomy Technology
  29. BS Basic Medical Sciences6*
  30. BS Biochemistry
  31. BS Biology
  32. BS Biology for Teachers
  33. BS Biotechnology
  34. BS Ceramics Engineering
  35. BS Chemical Engineering
  36. BS Chemistry
  37. BS Chemistry for Teachers
  38. BS Chemistry with Applied Computer Systems
  39. BS Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering
  40. BS Civil Engineering
  41. BS Clothing Technology
  42. BS Community Nutrition
  43. BS Computer Engineering
  44. BS Computer Science
  45. BS Electrical Engineering
  46. BS Electronics and Communications Engineering
  47. BS Electronics Engineering
  48. BS Environmental Science
  49. BS Fisheries
  50. BS Food Science and Technology
  51. BS Food Technology
  52. BS Forestry
  53. BS Geodetic Engineering
  54. BS Geography
  55. BS Geology
  56. BS Geothermal Engineering
  57. BS Health Science
  58. BS Human Biology5*
  59. BS Industrial Design
  60. BS Industrial Engineering
  61. BS Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology3*
  62. BS Industrial Pharmacy
  63. BS Information and Communications Technology
  64. BS Information System
  65. BS Information Technology
  66. BS Information Technology Systems
  67. BS Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  68. BS Life Sciences
  69. BS Management Information Systems2*
  70. BS Manufacturing Engineering
  71. BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering3*
  72. BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics3*
  73. BS Marine Biology
  74. BS Marine Science
  75. BS Materials Engineering
  76. BS Mathematics
  77. BS Mathematics and Science Teaching
  78. BS Mathematics for Teachers
  79. BS Mechanical Engineering
  80. BS Mechatronics Engineering
  81. BS Medical Laboratory Science
  82. BS Medical Technology
  83. BS Metallurgical Engineering
  84. BS Meteorology
  85. BS Microbiology
  86. BS Mining Engineering
  87. BS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  88. BS Nutrition

*1 UP System only
*2 4years, ADMU only
*3 DLSU only
*4 4years, USC only
*5 3years, DLSU only
*6 4 years, UPM only

DISCLAIMER: Please, always crosscheck DOST scholarship website before you apply for any of the courses.

DOST Scholarship Benefits

A. Regular Every Academic Year for Students

Tuition school fees For Students ₱40,000.00 / per year
Book Allowance to Students ₱10,000.00 / Per year
Group Health and Accident Insurance Premium
Monthly Living Allowance ₱7,000.00 / Per month
Thesis Allowance ₱10,000.00
Graduation Clothing Allowance ₱1,000.00
Transportation Allowance Given (for those Students who are studying outside of Own Country) 1 economy class roundtrip fare will give by Scholarship Holder.

B. Summer Allowance

Tuition Fee & other school fees ₱1,500.00
Book Allowance ₱500.00 (to be submit Official Receipt)
Monthly Living Allowance Given ₱7,000.00 / per month for two months

DOST Undergraduate Scholarship Requirements

Below are the required document for the DOST scholarships:

  • (Form C) – Certificate of Good Moral Character (Download Here – Click)
  • (Form D) – Certificate of Good Health (Print each form in a size of A4 bond paper)
  • (Form E) – Certificate of Program of Study on which Year Level
  • (Form F) – Certificate of Residency (Check once all Forms are Signed Correctly)
  • (Form G2) – Commitment Return Service Merit or RA 7687 (Form G1) RA 10612
  • (Form H) – Application Certification Re – Not a DOST Scholar to this application
  • (Form I) – Applicant or Students Parent Declaration
  • (TOR) – Official Transcript of Records or a (TCG) True Copy of Grades or Grade Report downloaded from the portal for 1st & 2nd years in college.
  •  Student Recent picture or Photo, passport size = (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2020 Income Tax Return
  • BIR Form 1701
  • Proof of Pension
  • Employment Contract for OFW
  • BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR
  • Certificate of Employment with Compensation

Check out the requirements in tabular form below


1 Certificate of Good Moral Character C 1. Download these forms here
2. Print each form in a size A4 bond paper.
3. Have these forms accomplished by the proper authorities/ officials/ persons as indicated in each form.
4. Make sure that each form is signed.
5. Scan or take picture of each accomplished form and save file.
6. Name each file: (Surname-Form __) when saving it.
7. Submit each form using the Upload Module in the E-Application System. Use the appropriate upload field for each file.
2 Certificate of Good Health D
3 Principal’s Certification Applicant belongs to the graduating Grade 12 senior high school-STEM strand class E1
Applicant belongs to the upper 5% of the graduating Grade 12 senior high – NON-STEM strand class E2
4 Certificate of Residency F
5 Parent’s Certification – Applicant has no pending immigration application to another country G
6 Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this application H
7 Signed Declaration of Applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian I
8 Certified Copy of Permanent Student Record (Form 137) or Report Card (Form 138) for Grades 9, 10 and 11 Must be duly signed by the School Principal/University Registrar
9 Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  • Must show face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture
  • Must be colored, with white background
  • With the name tag position at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin): Full name, handwritten- First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name
  • Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
10 Birth Certificate
  • Readable copy.
  • May be issued by the PSA, NSO or the Municipal Registry Office
11 Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2020 Income Tax Return / BIR Form 1701 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Certificate of Indigency / Certificate of Employment with Compensation / Proof of Pension
  • Clear, signed copy.
  • Annual Gross Income must be clearly indicated in the document.
  • The particular document depends on the parent’s class of worker.

DOST Scholarship Timeline 2023-2024?

Start of Online Application Period is to The DOST has not yet announced when to apply for the AY 2023-2024 DOST-SEI Undergraduate S&T Scholarships. According to sources DOST will start taking applications August of 2023.  Please save and visit this website for more updates.
Last Day of Online Application and Uploading of Requirements for Students (Deadline) December 31, 2023


Important Notes to Take Before Applying for the Scholarship Program

An applicant should provide the following to help verify that the applicant really needs the scholarship funds:

  • Students’ father’s annual gross income;
  • students’ mothers’ annual gross income;
  • students whose legal guardian is helping them pay for college, the legal guardian’s annual gross income; and the applicant’s annual gross income.
  • If a family gets a gift from someone outside the family, the giver, the amount of the gift, and the reason for the gift must be listed in Supporting
  • Students whose families own farmland: how many hectares do they have?
  • Type, year, and model of each family car owned by a student

Type – Example:

  • Tricycle
  • passenger jeep
  • owner jeep
  • Car
  • Van

Year and Model: Ex. 2021 Toyota Reva

How to Apply for DOST-SEI Scholarship 2023 to 2024

Access the DOST-SEI Undergraduate S&T Scholarship when you have filled out and scanned or taken a picture of all of the necessary documents and the information listed above. When filling out the required information, please make sure that all of the names and words are spelled correctly. Make sure your internet connection is stable before continuing.

Step 1:

Register. Make sure to use a valid e-mail address. You will be advised of the status of your application and other announcements relative to your application through the email account that you use during registration.

Step 2:

Answer the questions in the Eligibility Module, which can be accessed via the link in the email you received. If you are ineligible to apply for the JLSS, you will be sent a Notice of Disqualification via email.

Step 3:

If you are eligible to apply for the JLSS, proceed to the following modules:

  • Personal Data
  • How to get in touch
  • Family Data
  • Financial Contribution
  • Questionnaire for Household Information
  • School, Grades, and Courses
  • Upload Documents

Only jpeg, png, bmp, and pdf files are allowed on the system.

Multiple files up to 5MB each can be uploaded at the same time.

Example: You took a picture of each of your Transcript of Records’ three pages. So, to meet the same need, you have to upload three different files. To upload it, click the Upload File button and choose all of the files you want to send.

After you’ve chosen the files, you can look at a preview to make sure you’ve chosen the right files and all of them. When you are sure you have chosen the right files and all of them, click the Upload button.

After you’ve uploaded your files, you can use the Preview button to check them. If you uploaded a file that was wrong or wasn’t complete, you’ll have to start the uploading process over and upload the correct and complete file(s) to replace the document(s) you already uploaded.

Step 4:

Before you click the “SUBMIT” button, make sure you’ve finished all of the modules and uploaded all of the required documents. You should also make sure that all of the information you’ve given is true and that you’ve spelled everything correctly. After you send in your application, you won’t be able to change any of the information you gave.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get a DOST scholarship in the Philippines?

Interested applicants may apply online through

How much is the DOST scholarship?

DOST undergraduate scholars get financial assitance of P40,000 per academic year to pay for tuition and other school fees. They also get a living allowance of P7,000 per month, a book allowance of P10,000 per academic year, and other scholarship benefits.

How long is a DOST scholarship?

If you switch from a 4-year course to a 5-year course, the length of your scholarship will be changed to include the time you spent in your first course.

What schools accept DOST scholarship?









Can a Grade 12 student apply for DOST scholarship?

The Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI) is now accepting applications for the Undergraduate Scholarships Program for 2022. In the Academic Year 2021-2022, 12 grade students are encouraged to apply for careers in science and technology.

Can a 2nd year student apply for DOST scholarship?

The 2022 JLSS is for REGULAR SECOND YEAR college students, both men and women, who are enrolled in priority S&T courses at certain universities as of the second semester of the 2021-2022 academic year. You can’t apply for this scholarship if you aren’t in your second year of college.

Is DOST exam hard?

Is the test for the DOST scholarship hard? Some of the people taking the test said that it has both easy and hard questions. It is also a lot easier than the UPCAT but harder than most college entrance exams. Still, you can definitely do well on the test if you study enough and use good study materials.

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