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DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship 2024

DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship 2024

DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship 2024 | Apply Now

DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship for the SY 2024-2025 is open to apply for all interested and eligible Filipinos. The Department of Science and Technology – DOST is calling in applications for the S & T Undergraduate scholarship program.

DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship 2024

The DOST S& T Undergraduate scholarship 2024 is open to all eligible college students. The aim of this scholarship program is to encourage and support talented Filipino students to pursue lifetime careers in Science and Technology, while ensuring a stable, sufficient supply of skilled S&T human resources that can drive the country towards national progress.

DOST S&T Undergraduate Scholarship programs

The Department of Science and Technology provides the following scholarships under S & T Undergraduate scholarship:

Merit Scholarship

The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship program is also known as NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067.

This scholarship is given to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and who are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.

RA 7687 / Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994

The Republic Act No. 7687 is also known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994”.

The RA 7687 provides scholarships for talented and well deserving students whose families’ socio-economic status does not exceed the set cut-off values of certain indicators. Qualifiers must pursue priority fields of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.

Benefits of DOST-SEI Scholarship

Following is the list of benefits, which a DOST scholar will receive:

A. Regular Academic Year

    • Tuition and other school fees (for scholars enrolled in private HEIs) – Actual fees up to ₱40,000.00 / year
    • Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance – ₱10,000.00 / year
    • Monthly Living Allowance – ₱7,000.00 / month
    • Clothing Allowance – ₱1,000.00 (1st Sem of 1st Year Only)
    • Transportation Allowance (for those studying outside of home province) – 1 economy-class roundtrip fare
    • Group Health and Accident Insurance – Premium
    • Thesis Allowance – ₱10,000.00
    • Graduation Allowance – ₱1,000.00

B. Mid-Year TermAllowance (if required in the curriculum)

    • Tuition and other school fees – Actual fees up to ₱10,000.00
    • Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance – ₱2,000.00
  • Monthly Living Allowance – ₱7,000.00 / month for two months

1 Same as Summer Term/Intersession

Qualifications for Scholarship

Following is the list of eligibility criteria a candidate must meet to apply for DOST Scholarship:

  1. Must be natural-born Filipino citizen.
  2. Must be of good moral character and in good health.
  3. Qualification
      1. Graduating Grade 12 male and female students in SY 2023-2024:
          • STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class


        • NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class
      2. Graduate of Grade 12 before SY 2023-2024 and did not enroll in college yet:
          • STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class


        • NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class
      3. Graduate of high school before the K-12 Program. Must belong to the top 5% of the graduating class.


  4. May have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship; OR may have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award; OR have not taken any DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination.
  5. Must NOT have earned any post-secondary (college or vocational) units.

List of Priority S&T Courses and Study placement

Priority Courses List

Following is the complete list of priority courses Covered by the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • Bachelor in Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • BS Aeronautical Engineering.
  • BS Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship
  • BS Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Biotechnology1
  • BS Agricultural Chemistry
  • BS Agricultural Economics
  • BS Agricultural Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Technology
  • BS Agriculture
  • BS Animal Husbandry
  • BS Animal Science
  • BS Applied Mathematics
  • BS Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance2
  • BS Applied Physics
  • BS Applied Physics with Applied Computer System
  • BS Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering2
  • BS Applied Statistics
  • BS Architecture
  • BS Astronomy
  • BS Astronomy Technology
  • BS Basic Medical Sciences6
  • BS Biochemistry
  • BS Biology
  • BS Biology for Teachers
  • BS Biotechnology
  • BS Ceramics Engineering
  • BS Chemical Engineering
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry for Teachers
  • BS Chemistry with Applied Computer Systems
  • BS Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering2
  • BS Civil Engineering
  • BS Clothing Technology
  • BS Community Nutrition
  • BS Computer Engineering
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • BS Electronics Engineering
  • BS Environmental Science
  • BS Environmental Engineering
  • BS Fine Arts major in Industrial Design
  • BS Fisheries
  • BS Food Science and Technology
  • BS Food Technology
  • BS Forestry
  • BS Geodetic Engineering
  • BS Geography
  • BS Geology
  • BS Geothermal Engineering
  • BS Health Science
  • BS Human Biology5
  • BS Industrial Design
  • BS Industrial Engineering
  • BS Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology3
  • BS Industrial Pharmacy
  • BS Information and Communications Technology
  • BS Information System
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Information Technology Systems
  • BS Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • BS Life Sciences
  • BS Management Information Systems2
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering3
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics3
  • BS Marine Biology
  • BS Marine Science
  • BS Materials Engineering
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Mathematics and Science Teaching
  • BS Mathematics for Teachers
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • BS Mechatronics Engineering
  • BS Medical Laboratory Science
  • BS Medical Technology
  • BS Metallurgical Engineering
  • BS Meteorology
  • BS Microbiology
  • BS Mining Engineering
  • BS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • BS Nutrition
  • BS Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BS Packaging Engineering
  • BS Petroleum Engineering
  • BS Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • BS Pharmacy (4-year program)
  • BS Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program)
  • BS Physics
  • BS Physics for Teachers
  • BS Psychology
  • BS Public Health
  • BS Speech Pathology
  • BS Statistics
  • BSE Biological Sciences
  • BSE Biology
  • BSE Biology-Chemistry4
  • BSE Chemistry
  • BSE General Sciences
  • BSE Mathematics
  • BSE Physical Sciences
  • BSE Physics
  • BSE Physics-Chemistry4
  • BSE Physics-Mathematics4
  • BSE Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Study Placements

  • University of the Philippines
  • State Universities and Colleges
  • Private Institutions that are recognized by CHED as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development or has FAAP Level III accreditation for the priority S&T programs of study

Documentary Requirements for DOST-SEI Scholarship

Following is the list of documents required to apply for DOST undergraduate scholarship:

  • Form C – Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • Form D – Certificate of Good Health
  • Principal’s Certification
  • Form Form E1 – Applicant who is Grade 12 Graduating/Graduated student in the STEM strand
  • Form Form E2 – Applicant who is Grade 12 Graduating/Graduated student in NON-STEM strand and belongs to the upper 5% of the class
  • Form Form E3 – Applicant who is attending homeschool
  • Form Form E4 – Applicant who is under the Alternative Learning System
  • Form Form E5 – Applicant who graduated in High School before the K-12 program and belongs to the upper 5% of the graduating class
  • Form F – Certificate of Residency
  • Form G – Parent’s Certification – Applicant has no pending immigration application to another country
  • Form H – DOST-SEI Scholarship Examination/Award
  • Form I – Applicant’s Certification of No Post-Secondary Units
  • Form J – Signed Declaration of Applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian
  • Recent picture – passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Income – Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s or Spouse’s 2022 Income Tax Return / BIR Form 1701 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Certificate of Indigency / Certificate of Employment with Compensation / Proof of Pension
  • Notarized Affidavit of Guardianship
  • Marriage Certificate

What should you know before applying for the scholarship

Following is the list of things you need to know before applying for the DOST scholarship:

  1. Father’s Annual Gross Income
  2. Mother’s Annual Gross Income
  3. If applicant is married, Spouse’s Annual Gross Income
  4. If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
  5. If family receives contribution from outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution and the purpose of the contribution
  6. If family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
  7. If family owns vehicle: type, year and model
    • Type: Ex. tricycle, passenger jeep, owner jeep, car, van
    • Year and Model: Ex. 2022 Toyota Revo

How to apply for DOST-SEI Scholarship

All interested and eligible applicants can apply for DOST Scholarship via Online Application system by visiting E-Scholarship Application System.

Visit the E-Scholarship Application System for more information on documentary requirements and Application process.

For Further Inquiries:

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at:



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