DOST Scholarship 2023 to 2024 Application Open Now

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) recently announced the availability of its undergraduate scholarship program, RA 7687 and Merit, to senior high school students who wish to pursue four- or five-year courses in the S&T field beginning SY 2023-2024. The detailed information from the DOST website is provided below. We advised all interested applicants to carefully read all details. Goodluck!

DOST Scholarship 2023
DOST Scholarship 2023

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Who is Eligible to Apply For the Scholarship?

  1. Graduating Grade 12 male and female students in SY 2022-2023:
    • a. STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class
    • b. NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class, if belonging to the Non-STEM strand
  2. Graduate of Grade 12 before SY 2022-2023 and did not enroll in college yet:
    • a. STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class
    • b. NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class, if belonging to the Non-STEM strand
  3. Graduate of high school before the K-12 Program. Must belong to the top 5% of the graduating class.
    • Must have grades in Grades 9, 10, and 11.
    • The scores in the Philippine Education Placement Test Certificate of Rating is acceptable if you skip a grade.
  4. Must be natural-born Filipino citizen.
  5. Must be of good moral character and in good health.
  6. Must NOT have earned any post-secondary (college or vocational) units
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Benefits of DOST Scholarship:

  • Allowance (P7,000 per month)
  • Tuition and other school fees (P40,000 per Academic Year)
  • Book Allowance (P10,000.00/year)
  • Clothing Allowance for 1st Semester of First Year only (P1,000.00)
  • Thesis Allowance (P10,000.00)
  • Group Health and Accident Insurance (Premium)
  • Transportation Allowance for those studying outside of home province (1 economy-class roundtrip fare)
  • Summer Allowance (if required per curriculum)
  • Tuition and other school fees (P1,500.00)
  • Book Allowance of P500.00 (to submit O.R.)
  • Monthly Allowance (2 months)
  • Graduation clothing allowance (P1,000.00)

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DOST Scholarship 2022 to 2023


Those who wish to apply may visit the official website of DOST-SEI through this link:

Application Period

  • Application Period – September 19, 2022 to December 2, 2022
  • Schedule of Qualifying Examination – March 11 and 12, 2023

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Who qualifies for DOST Scholarship 2023?

The DOST Scholarship 2023 is open to the following: All graduating Grade 12 students in the STEM class Non-STEM students in the top 5% of their graduating class. All STEM Grade 12 students who graduated before SY 2022-2023 but have not enrolled in college. 

Is DOST Scholarship still available 2023?

Applications will be accepted through the Ugrad E-Scholarship Application System until December 2,2022.

Can I apply, If I am a Grade 11 student / First Year College student?

The 2023 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship is open to ongoing Grade 12 male and female students who plan to enroll in priority S&T programs at specified universities by the first semester of the academic year 2023-2024. You cannot apply for this scholarship if you are not a Grade 12 student.

How much is 2023 DOST scholarship?

These include a ₱7,000 monthly stipend; a tuition fee subsidy of up to ₱40,000 per academic year for those enrolling in private institutions; a learning materials and/or connectivity allowance; a one-time MS/PE clothing allowance; and one economy-class roundtrip fare per academic year for those studying outside.

How do I apply for the 2023 DOST Scholarship?

Interested candidates can now submit their applications and required documents through Ugrad E-Scholarship Application System. Application Link available in this article.