CEBU, October 7 (PIA) --The Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) invites college sophomores who are taking up Science, Math, and Engineering courses and enrolled in a DOST-accredited school to apply for the 2013 Science and Technology Scholarships for College Student (2013 STSCS).
Interested applicants must be a natural-born Filipino citizen, a regular second year college student at State Universities and Colleges (SUC) and CHED Center of Excellence or Centers of Development (COE/COD).
She/he must have a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 2.5 or 85% or better in science and math and/or engineering subjects; got no failing grade during his first year level; has no pending application as immigrant in any foreign country and has good moral character and in good health.
The scholarship includes tuition and other school fees of P8,000 per semester per term; a yearly book allowance of P5,000 ; a one roundtrip fare, economy class as transportation allowance for those studying outside of his home province; monthly stipend; and a post-graduation clothing allowance.
The examination shall be an achievement test that covers Logical Reasoning, Engineering, Sciences, Mathematics and English.
Two different tests will be administered: one (1) set for Engineering students and another set for those taking up basic sciences and other applied science courses.
Qualified applicants shall avail of the scholarship grant on the Second Semester of Academic Year 2013-2014.
Application forms can be secured from the DOST-7 regional office at Lahug S&T Complex, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City or from the Provincial Science and Technology Centers (PSTCs) in Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor.
It may also be downloaded at www.science-scholarships.ph orwww.sei.dost.gov.ph.
The deadline for filing of the application is on October 18, 2013 (Friday) as the examination is set on November 24 (Sunday) from 7:30 a.m. to 12 noon.
For further inquiries, one may contact Elvirg or Yad at tel. nos. 418-9055/255-9734 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. (mbcn/JSME/PIA7-Cebu with reports from DOST7)