DOST opens slots for 2015 Philippine Science High School scholars

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Department of Science and Technology–Philippine Science High School System (DOST-PSHS) is now accepting applications for 2015 PSHS Scholarships to 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 2014-2015 are eligible to apply if they:
  • are certified by their School Principal as belonging to the upper 10% of their class or as having special aptitude in Science and Mathematics as supported by report card and letter of recommendation; 
  • 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 June 1, 2000; 
  • are of good conduct and behavior; and 
  • have not taken the PSHS-National Competitive Examination previously. 
 Applicants must submit the following requirements:
  • Fully accomplished application forms in duplicate 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 
  • Copy of report card and letter of recommendation if the applicant does not belong to the upper 10% of the current graduating class. 
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 are available at all DOST Regional Offices and Provincial S&T Centers, PSHS campuses and DepEd Division Offices. The forms can also be downloaded from 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 August 15, 2014 (Friday) and the examination will be conducted on October 4, 2014 (Saturday) at the Eastern Samar National Comprehensive High School (ESNCHS), Borongan City, Eastern Samar.

The Philippine Science High School System 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, you may visit the DOST–E. Samar Provincial S&T Center, or call/text using mobile numbers 0918 515 9990 or 0905 409 5539.