The aim of Junior Level Science Scholarship 2019 program is to award scholarships to talented and deserving students who are enrolled in their third year of college and who are pursuing their degrees in the fields of science and technology. They scholarship also aims towards providing an adequate amount of well-qualified S&T human resources which can lead the country towards national progress.
The DOST Junior Level Science Scholarship 2019 provides various scholarship privileges that are very beneficial for the candidates who intend to apply. These include a monthly living allowance (P7,000 per month), tuition and school fees (P40,000 per year), a book allowance (P10,000 per year), uniform cost for a year, premium group insurance, transportation allowance, summer allowance as well as a post-graduation clothing allowance of up to P1,000.
Type of Scholarship
There are three main types of scholarships that are offered.
- RA 10612- the aim of this is to strengthen the country’s science and technology education by helping students who intend to teach science and mathematics in secondary schools within the country.
- RA 7687- this scholarship provides an opportunity to talented yet deserving students who are from low socio-economic backgrounds and wish to pursue studies in science, engineering, and mathematics.
- Merit- this scholarship is solely awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and who wish to establish careers in fields of science and technology.
There are certain qualifications for the scholarship that needs to be met. The applicant must be natural-born Filipino citizen, deserving, enrolled in the third year of college, has a general weighted average of at least 83%, has good character and health, and qualifier of JLSS examination.
The application form can be downloaded from the official website or obtained from various places mentioned on the website. It is necessary to bring along all the required documents. The completed form must be submitted at the Science Education Institute or DOST regional office. Subsequently, the applicant will receive a Test Permit which is necessary for the examination.
Deadline and Date of Examination
The deadline for applying is April 26, 2019, while the examination is scheduled on June 2, 2019.
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