Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announces the names of successful examinees for the province of Eastern Samar in the 2018 S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Examination held last 15 October 2017. As incentives, these new S&T scholars, as well as all on-going DOST scholars, will be enjoying the new stipend rate at P7,000/month across all disciplines. They are also entitled to tuition fee subsidy; book allowance; MS/PE clothing allowance; one economy-class round trip fare per year for those studying outside of their home province; and group accident insurance for their 4-5 year college education. Listed below are the names of successful examinees:

  1. AGUS, Francis Kim C. - (Borongan City)- PSHS-Visayas Campus
  2. ASERRE, Vince Rupert O. - (San Julian)- PSHS-Visayas Campus
  3. CASA, Thea Mae O. - (Dolores)- Dolores NHS
  4. CESISTA, Franz Louis T. - (Can-avid)- PSHS-Visayas Campus
  5. DAYAG, Carl Anthony Paul B. - (Llorente)- Llorente NHS
  6. DOMINGO, Rem Baron Miles L. - (Guiuan)- PSHS-Southern Mindanao Campus
  7. ECALDRE, Rabin I. - (Lawaan)- PSHS-Visayas Campus
  8. ENCISO, Lynette A. - (Balangiga)- Dr. V. Orestes Romualdez Educ. Foundation Inc.
  9. LERIOS, Bea L. - (Sulat)- Centro Escolar University

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DOST-SEI’s JLSS Program Qualifiers for 2017

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) has announced the names of Third Year College Students who successfully qualified to the 2017 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS), the examination of which was administered last 19 November 2017 nationwide. The complete list of successful examinees can be found at www.sei.dost.gov.ph. For the province of Eastern Samar, the following are the qualifiers:

  1.  CAMPO, Jerome L. (Salcedo) - ESSU-Salcedo BSE Math -RA 7687 
  2.  CASPE, Reny Jr. B. (Borongan) - ESSU-Borongan BS Biology -RA 7687 
  3. CATUBAO, Henry Jr. C. (Guiuan) - ESSU-Salcedo BSE Math -RA 7687 
  4. DEPALCO, Maricar E. (Giporlo)s - ESSU-Salcedo BSE Math -RA 7687 
  5. ETOL, Alfredo Jr. B. (Taft) - ESSU-Can-avid BSE Math -RA 7687 
  6. GENISTON, Gretchen Vanessa G. (Dolores) - ESSU-Can-avid BSE Math -Merit 
  7. GEROY, Ronald B. (San Julian) - ESSU-Borongan BSIT -RA 7687 
  8. JALBAY, Jivie M. (Salcedo) - ESSU-Salcedo BSE Math -RA 7687 
  9. LUBAT, Erico G. (Sulat) - ESSU-Borongan BSE Math -RA 7687 
  10. NOFIES, Mark Louie N. (Jipapad) - ESSU-Borongan BSE Math -RA 7687 
  11. NORONA, Julius Romeo C. (Oras) - ESSU-Can-avid BSE Math -RA 7687
  12. PARTOZA, Glendel S. (Salcedo) - ESSU-Salcedo BS Comp. Sci. -RA 10612 
  13. PERTEZ, Nina May A. (Quinapondan) - ESSU-Salcedo BSE Math -RA 7687
  14. PLANA, Jhun Mar B. (Oras) - ESSU-Can-avid BSE Math -RA 7687 

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DOST releases P4.55M grant for S&T-Based Processing Facilities in Eastern Samar

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Underscoring the need to revitalize the livelihood activities of the typhoon Yolanda-affected low-income families, the Department of Science and Technology-Region 8 (DOST-8) thru the DOST-Eastern Samar Provincial S&T Center (PSTC-Eastern Samar), has bolstered its efforts to establish science and technology based processing facilities by spearheading several projects under the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) Program for the province of Eastern Samar.

During the recently held Provincial Convergence Meeting in Boro Bay Hotel, Borongan City, PSTC Eastern Samar initiated the formal turnover of project funds amounting to Php 3,498,382.00 to five proponents: Eastern Samar State University (ESSU) – Guiuan Campus, ESSU-Salcedo Campus, LGU-Quinapondan, ESSU-Maydolong Campus and ESSU-Main Campus, Borongan City. In addition, DOST-8 also released PhP 400,000.00 to ESSU-Can-avid Campus for the establishment of organic fertilizer production center and LGU-Arteche for livestock feeds production. These livelihood funds granted to the recipients are part of the total allocation from DOST-NDRRMC Yolanda Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Program (YRRP) and the DOST-8 Grants-in-Aid Program. The hand-over of funds were witnessed by Dr. Lucia P. Dauz, DOST-8 Regional GIA Coordinator, and assisted by Engr. Alfie Nino Bongasia, Coordinator for YRRP Projects and Engr. Blenda Aserios, Provincial YRRP Project Assistant.
Engr. Emiel Prisco N. Discar, SRS-II and Provincial Coordinator for the GIA and YRRP Projects, stressed that grant funds from DOST-NDRRMC and DOST-8 GIA are expected to provide livelihood opportunities to more than 500 low income families in eight municipalities affected by the Super Typhoon Yolanda last November 8, 2013 and Typhoon Ruby last December 6, 2014. The funds are intended for technology acquisition, product packaging and labeling development, consultancy for productivity improvement and technology trainings for the following projects: establishment of meat processing facility, high value crops processing, cacao nibs processing, veggie noodles processing, tuna fish processing in the municipalities of Mercedes, Salcedo, Quinapondan, Hernani, and Maydolong respectively. Products are expected to be sold not only to the general public but also in support to the nutrition program of DOH, DSWD and DepEd and in support to the agriculture productivity projects of DA, OPAS and LGU-Eastern Samar.

Furthermore, Dr. Dauz, led the discussion on the Implementing Guidelines for the Grants-In-Aid and YRRP projects, emphasizing the system of procurement and donations of technology equipment, proper preparation of liquidation and periodic reports and other salient features in the memorandum of agreement.

The activity was actively participated by the different stakeholders as represented by the Directors for Extension Services and Accountants of the five (5) ESSU Campuses, Municipal Agriculture Officers and Accountants, representatives from people’s organization, representatives from the Provincial Offices -Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Office of the Provincial Agriculture Office Services (OPAS). All of them expressed their support especially on the complementation of agency’s resources for sustainability of the projects. “When united there is strength” said Dr. Vicente V. Agda, the Director for Extension Services, who also extended his gratitude to the DOST in behalf of the ESSU Campuses for being recipients of the S&T community projects.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Department of Science and Technology–Philippine Science High School System (DOST-PSHSS) is now accepting applications for 2018 PSHS Scholarships from graduating elementary students who wish to pursue special high school curriculum based on science, mathematics and technology in preparation for future careers in Science and Technology. All graduating elementary students for school year 2017-2018 are eligible to apply if they:

  • are certified by their School Principal as belonging to the upper 10% of their class or have a final grade of 85% or better in Science and Mathematics as evidenced by the student’s report card;
  • are in good health and fit to undergo rigorous academic program;
  • are Filipino citizens with no pending application for immigrant status in any foreign country;
  • are born on or after August 1, 2003;
  • have at least a satisfactory rating (or its equivalent) in his/her Report Card’s Character Rating for SY 2016-2017
  • have not previously taken the PSHS-National Competitive Examination.

Applicants must submit the following requirements:

Fully accomplished application forms in two (2) copies;
  • Two (2) identical recent 1 x 1 ID pictures;
  • Non-refundable test fee of P100 for students from private schools only (free for public school students); and
  • Certified true copy of report card (SY 2016-2017) by the class adviser/principal, and
  • Certification or proof that the applicant belongs to the upper 10% of the graduating class if the final grades in Math and Science are below 85%.
Only one test will be administered, a Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) consisting of tests in Scientific Ability, Quantitative Ability, Abstract Reasoning and Verbal Aptitude.

Application Forms and Brochures are available at all DOST Regional Offices and Provincial S&T Centers, PSHS campuses, DepEd Division Offices and Offices of School Principals. The forms can also be downloaded from www.pshs.edu.ph. Application forms and other requirements can be submitted to the PSHS-Registrar’s Office in Diliman, or to any Regional PSHS Campuses, or to the DOST Regional Offices and Provincial S&T Centers. Deadline for filing of applications is on September 1, 2017 (Friday) while the examination will be conducted on October 21, 2017 (Saturday) at the Eastern Samar National Comprehensive High School (ESNCHS), Borongan City, Eastern Samar.

The Philippine Science High School is one of the attached agencies of the DOST contributing to the expansion and development of the country’s scientific and technological manpower. The PSHS has eight campuses nationwide, one of which is the Eastern Visayas Campus located in Candahug, Palo, Leyte.

For more information, please visit the DOST–E. Samar Provincial S&T Center, ESSU Campus, Borongan City or call/text mobile numbers 0918 515 9990, 0917 713 2799 or 0926 518 9847.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Department of Science and Technology formally announces the availability of scholarship slots for the 2018 DOST Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarship Programs for graduating senior high school (Grade 12) students nationwide who wish to pursue baccalaureate degree programs in Basic Sciences, Science Teaching, Engineering and other Applied Sciences. Among the benefits of DOST scholars are: P3,200-P6,000 monthly stipend (depending on the course), P10,000 for tuition fees/semester, P5,000 book allowance/semester, transportation and clothing allowances.

Two scholarship programs are being offered:
  1. RA 7687 S&T Scholarship Program, for applicants whose family’s socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators (i.e. annual family gross income < P184,000.00); and
  2. DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program, for applicants whose family’s socio-economic status exceeds the set values of certain indicators. A non-refundable test fee of P200.00 is required.
The applicant must:
  • belong to the graduating class of senior high school Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) strand class; or belong to top 5% graduating class of senior high school Non-STEM strand, or at least have a good grades in Science and Math;
  • be a natural-born Filipino citizen;
  • be in good health and of good moral character; and
  • pass the S&T Scholarship Examination.
The following are the requirements for application:
  • Fully accomplished Application Forms (Forms A - G);
  • Two (2) recent 1” x 1” photographs, taken within the month of application;
  • Photocopy of 2016 Income Tax Return (ITR) of both working parents (or guardian) or BIR Certification of Exemption from Non-Filing of ITR or Municipal/Barangay Certification of Unemployment, whichever is applicable;
  • Clear photocopy of Birth or Baptismal Certificate;
  • Clear photocopy of electric bills for three (3) consecutive months (preferably April, May, and June 2017), registered to a family-member or duly-certified by a barangay official that the bills are paid by the family (for bills registered to a non-household member), or barangay certification of no electric connection from ESAMELCO, whichever is applicable;
  • Test fee of P200.00 (for DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship applicants only)
The application forms and brochure can be obtained from the DOST-E. Samar Provincial S&T Center, DepEd Division Offices and Office of the School Principals in all public and private senior high schools in the province. The same forms can be downloaded from the website www.sei.dost.gov.ph.

Accomplished application forms and other requirements must be submitted to the DOST–E. Samar Provincial Science & Technology Center, DOST Bldg., ESSU Compound, Borongan City, Eastern Samar on or before August 25, 2017 (Friday). The examination will be held on October 15, 2017 (Sunday) in at least two (2) Testing Centers in the province which will be announced later.

The DOST-Eastern Samar Provincial S&T Center, in coordination with the Department of Education (DepEd) – Eastern Samar and Borongan City Divisions, is also inviting all principals, math/science teachers/advisers, and interested Grade 12 students from public and private Secondary Schools with Senior High School Curriculum, to attend the DOST Undergraduate Scholarships Orientations on August 7-10, 2017, with the following schedules and venues, which are clustered to minimize transportation costs among participants:

For more information, please visit our office or call/text us using mobile numbers 09185159990, 09177132799 or 09265189847.

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