DOST OPENS SLOTS FOR 2018 PHIL. SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARS

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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DOST NOW ACCEPTS APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

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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Eastern Samar qualifiers for PSHS 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Philippine Science High School System (PSHSS) announces the names of the successful qualifiers to the PSHSS Search for Scholars for 2017. Of the 25,405 applicants, 1,340 examinees or 5.27% successfully hurdled the one-step screening administered on 22 October 2016. The complete list of successful examinees can be found at www.pshs.edu.ph. For the province of Eastern Samar, the following are the qualifiers:
  • 1. AFABLE, Lance Kaizzer Henrikson B. Maydolong Central Elem. Sch. Eastern Visayas Campus
  • 2. CAPADA, Joshua Christopher P. Eugenio S. Daza Pilot Elem. Sch. Main / Eastern Visayas Campus
  • 3. DULFO, Brenz Gabriel P. Eugenio S. Daza Pilot Elem. Sch. Eastern Visayas Campus
  • 4. GARADO, Claire Antoinette L. Immaculate Conception School Eastern Visayas Campus
  • 5. NAPUTO, Francine Claire A. Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart Eastern Visayas Campus
  • 6. PICARDAL, Adrian H. Balangiga Central Elem. Sch. Eastern Visayas Campus
The qualifiers are advised to visit or contact the Registrar or the Campus Director of the PSHS Campus where they are qualified to enroll, or visit the PSHS website for more information on early enrolment. Deadline for slot confirmation of qualifiers is on February 17, 2017 for Main Campus qualifiers, and on February 24, 2017 for regional campus qualifiers. Specific schedule of other enrolment activities shall be announced by the respective campuses.

As benefits, the PSHS scholars will receive monthly stipend, free tuition, textbooks and allowances for uniform and transportation expenses.

The PSHS is one of the attached agencies of the DOST contributing to the expansion and development of the country’s scientific and technological manpower. PSHS uses special high school curriculum based on science, mathematics and technology which significantly prepares the students in future careers in Science and Technology. It has sixteen (16) campuses nationwide, one of which is located in Palo, Leyte.

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