DOST-SEI could identify its qualified candidates without conducting a traditional qualifying exam for the selection, in contrast to established practices before the pandemic, by combining data analytics and proxy indicators instead of a traditional qualifying test.
As part of the documentary requirements, the E-Scholarship Application System is commendable since it was utilized to assemble documents that included the scholars’ grades from grades 9 to 11 conveniently.
So, do you have any idea how many students passed the DOST Scholarship Program this year? Well, as announced on the DOST-SEI’s website, a total of 10,487 students have been selected as scholarship recipients for 2022-2023. That’s incredible!
There were 5,567 Scholarship recipients under the RA 7687 Scholarship Program who demonstrated a high level of ability for science but also came from economically disadvantaged households. While the remaining, 4,920 scholarship recipients were selected under the Merit Scholarship Program.
If you are interested in applying, their 2022 DOST-SEI Scholarship for the next academic year. DOST basically requires:
Scholars must be enrolled in a specific science and technology course in a state university, college, or an institution of private higher education to be eligible for the DOST scholarship program. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has designated priority courses.
They also consider scholars with at least a Level III accreditation from the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines for the priority science and technology course.