DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships 2023

DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships 2023

Introduction to the DOST JLSS 2023

Attention, young minds! The clock is ticking for your future. Get ready for DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships 2023!

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Friendly Advice by the Philippine Scholar Editorial Team

Here are some friendly tips to enhance your chances of success:

  1. Start early: Be sure to begin your application before the last minute. Give yourself time to gather the necessary documents, write your essays, and complete all the requirements.
  2. Understand the criteria: Take the time to carefully read and understand the eligibility requirements and standards for the DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships 2023.
  3. Research the program: Familiarize yourself with the DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships program. Learn about its goals, values, and the specific areas of science it focuses on.
  4. Highlight your achievements: Showcase your academic and extracurricular achievements, demonstrating your passion for science and your commitment to excellence.
  5. Craft a compelling personal statement: Your statement is your opportunity to convey your motivation, aspirations, and how the scholarship will contribute to your future goals.
  6. Seek recommendations wisely: Choose individuals who can provide insightful and detailed advice, such as a teacher, mentor, or someone familiar with your academic and personal qualities.
  7. Review and revise: Proofread your application thoroughly, checking for errors or inconsistencies.
  8. Be true to yourself: Don’t try to be someone you’re not, or write what the selection committee wants to hear. Be genuine and honest, and let your unique voice shine in your application.
  9. Submit on time: Take advantage of the deadline! Submit your application before the closing date to avoid any last-minute technical issues or delays.
  10. Stay positive: Stay confident and believe in your abilities. Even if you still need to be selected, the experience of applying itself can be valuable and help you grow.

Good luck with your application! May your passion for science and dedication to your dreams shine through every submission aspect.

DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships 2023

Benefits of the DOST JLSS 2023

A. Regular Academic Year
Tuition and other school fees (for scholars enrolled in private HEIs)₱40,000.00 / year
Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance₱10,000.00 / year
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month
Transportation Allowance
(for those studying outside of their home province)
1 economy-class roundtrip fare
Group Health and Accident InsurancePremium
Thesis Allowance₱10,000.00
Graduation Allowance₱1,000.00
B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)
Tuition and other school fees
Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance₱2,000.00 (outright grant)
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month for two months


Qualifications of the DOST JLSS

To qualify for the scholarship, applicants shall possess the following: Refer to the table below.

RA 10612RA 7687MERIT
1. Natural-born Filipino citizen
2. Poor, talented and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators;
3. REGULAR second-year college male and female students enrolled in a DOST-SEI priority S&T course at identified universities in the Second Semester of AY 2022-2023.
4. Must have a general weighted average of at least 83% or its equivalent and with no conditional or failing mark from the First Semester of the First Year until the First Semester of the Second Year in college, including in the midyear terms, if enrolled.
5. Resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay for at least four (4) years;
6.  Must be of good moral character and in good health.
Have not applied for a DOST-SEI scholarship before;
Have applied for a DOST-SEI scholarship before but did not qualify for the scholarship;
Have qualified for a DOST-SEI scholarship but did not avail of the award.

Required Documents to Prepare Before Filing your JLSS E-application

You must prepare these requirements before filing your application online for the DOST JLSS.

1Certificate of Good Moral CharacterC1. Print each form on a size A4 bond paper.
2. Have these forms accomplished by the proper authorities/ officials/ persons as indicated in each form.
3. Make sure that each form is signed.
4. Scan or take a picture of each accomplished form and save the file.
5. Name each file: (Surname-Form __) when saving it.
6. Submit each form using the Upload Module in the E-Application System. Use the appropriate upload field for each file.
2Certificate of Good HealthD
3Certificate of Program of Study and Year LevelE
4Certificate of ResidencyF
5Commitment to Return ServiceMerit/ RA 7687G1
RA 10612G2
6Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this applicationH
7Applicant/Parent DeclarationI
Official Transcript of Records (TOR) or True Copy of Grades (TCG) or Grade Report downloaded from the portal for the First Semester of the First Year until the First Semester of the Second Year in college, including in the midyear terms, if enrolled.
1. Must show the face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture
2. Must be colored, with white background
3. With the name tag position at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin): Full name, handwritten- First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name
4. Taken within the last three (3) months prior to the filing of the application
9Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)1. Must show the face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture
2. Must be colored, with white background
3. With the name tag position at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin): Full name, handwritten- First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name
4. Taken within the last three (3) months prior to the filing of the application
10Birth Certificate
Readable copy. May be issued by the PSA, NSO or the Municipal Registry Office
Parent/s or Legal Guardian’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
*Clear, signed copy.
*Annual Gross Income must be clearly indicated in the document.
*The particular document depends on the parent’s class of worker.
12Notarized Affidavit of GuardianshipMust be submitted if the applicant is not living together with either of the parents

Here is a Sample ITR.

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Steps in Filling Out the JLSS E-application

When you have all the necessary documents; completely accomplished and scanned or have pictures of these; and know the above-mentioned information, you are now ready to access the JLSS E-Application.

When filling out the required information, please make sure that the names and the words are spelled correctly.

STEP 1Register. Use a valid e-mail address. An email will be sent to you for verification.
STEP 2* Access the link provided in the email sent to you and answer the questions in the Eligibility Module
* If you are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply for the JLSS, you will receive a Notice of Disqualification in your email.
STEP 3If you are ELIGIBLE to apply for the JLSS, you can proceed to the next modules:
*Personal Data
*Contact Information
*Family Data
*Financial Contribution
*Household Information Questionnaire
*School, Course, and Grades
*Upload Documents
a. The system accepts .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf file types only
b. The system accepts multiple files of up to 5MB per upload.
Ex. You took a photo of each of the 3 pages of your Transcript of Records. As a result, you need to upload 3 different files for the same requirement. To upload it, you need to click the Upload File button and select all the files to be submitted.
After selecting the files, a preview is also available for you to see if you have selected the correct and complete files. Once you are sure that you have selected the correct and complete files, you may now click the Upload button.
c. You may press the Preview button to check the files you submitted after uploading it. If in the event you have uploaded an incorrect file or incomplete files, you need to repeat the uploading process and upload the correct and complete files to overwrite the previously uploaded document/s.
STEP 4Make sure that you have accomplished all the modules completely with true information and correct spellings and uploaded all the required documents before you press the SUBMIT button. You can no longer make any changes to the information you provided in your application once submitted.

Types of Scholarship

RA 10612

Republic Act No. 10612 aims to strengthen the country’s science and technology education by fast-tracking sciences, mathematics, and engineering graduates who shall teach science and mathematics in secondary schools throughout the country.

RA 7687

Republic Act No. 7687, also known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994”, provides for scholarships to talented and 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.


The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program, formerly known as the NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067, is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics who are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.

Priority Courses for DOST JLSS

Programs 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 Aerospace Engineering
BS Agribusiness
BS Agribusiness Management
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

1 UP System only
2 4yrs, ADMU only
3 DLSU only
4 4yrs, USC only
5 3yrs, DLSU only
6 4 yrs, UPM only


University of the Philippines

State Universities and Colleges

Private Institutions that are recognized by CHED as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development or have FAAP Level III accreditation (PAASCUPACUCOA) for the priority S&T programs of study

For RA 10612: All of the above and schools that offer CHED-compliant courses that are included in the list of priority S&T programs of study


Valid Email Address
You will need a valid email address to log in to your application account and to receive notifications about your application status and results. Please check and double-check that you enter the correct email address.

  • Please ensure that the email address you intend to register to file your application has not been compromised in a data breach. Click here to verify.
  • To ensure the security of your data, you are encouraged to use secured e-mail accounts, preferably one with two-step verification.
  • You will be advised on the status of your application and other announcements relative to your application through the email account you use during registration.

Working Mobile Number/s
Please provide a working mobile number by which you can be contacted should there be a need relative to your application.

Security of Access Credentials
You will be assigned an Application ID. This, with pertinent personal data, shall serve as your access credential to the JLSS E-Application System. Please keep your access credentials secure.

No to Multiple Accounts!
Do not create multiple accounts. These will cause delays in accessing your application forms.

Stable Internet Connection
When you are ready with all the information you need to fill out your E-Application and the documents that need to be uploaded, make sure you have a stable internet connection

What Information Should You Know Before Filing Your E-application?

  1. Father’s Annual Gross Income
  2. Mother’s Annual Gross Income
  3. If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
  4. If a family receives a contribution from an outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution, and the purpose of the contribution
  5. If the family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
  6. If the family owns a vehicle: type, year, and model
  • Type: Ex. tricycle, passenger jeep, owner jeep, car, van
  • Year and Model: Ex. 2021 Toyota Revo

Scholarship examination

The qualifying examination is scheduled on August 26-27, 2023. The pertinent information about the examination will be indicated in the test permit which will be sent to the applicant’s registered email address on August 21, 2023. However, the cancellation of the conduct of the qualifying examination is possible depending on the recommendations of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases. In this event, proper communication will be sent to the applicant’s registered email address.

Announcement of Scholarship qualifiers

If your performance in the scholarship examination meets the cut-off score, you shall be considered a potential qualifier. You will receive a notice through your registered e-mail address advising you to submit a certification stating that you are enrolled as a REGULAR THIRD-YEAR student in your course and school in the First Semester of AY 2023-2024. Submit this document on or before the deadline set in the notice.

Check the SEI website: and some national newspapers/tabloids for the announcement of the scholarship qualifiers sometime in October 2023. You will receive a Notice of Award through your registered email address if you qualify for the scholarship.

Effectivity of Scholarship Award

A qualifier who accepts the scholarship award must attend the orientation on the scholarship policies and sign the Scholarship Agreement to become a DOST-SEI scholar. The scholarship award is influential the First Semester of AY 2023-2024.

Application Period for the DOST JLSS

Start of Online Application Period5 June 2023
Last Day of Online Application and Uploading of Requirements28 July 2023
Schedule of Qualifying ExaminationAugust 26-27, 2023

Questions and Inquiries

Should you have questions or concerns, please get in touch with the S&T Scholarship Division at

tel nos.: (02)8583-4912,  (02)8837-2071 loc. 2382
cellphone no.: 09278868816;
online system:
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  9. Justin L. Panganiban

    Malaking tulong po ito sakin at para nadin sa pamilya ko sa dadating ko po na college malaking bagay ito sakin sana makuha at matangap ako working student din po ako at kung makuha man ako sobrang laking bagay po nito sakin.maraming salamat po

  10. gusto po sna kahit sana isang anak q lang makapsok po sa scholar ship program na meron po xang potassium problem. incoming 2nd year xa this year BSA.

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  12. Myleen generato

    hai po magandang gabi po ako si myleen generato ako po ay masecond year college sa lyceum of st donimic dito po sa santa elena baka nmn po pamasama kami sa scholarship dalawa p0 kami college at educ po ang kinukuha ng kapatid ko medyo magastos po kaya baka nadi kayanin at kami po ay nagahahnap ng scholarship na pwede makatulong salamat po

  13. Inquiry for the scholarship:
    How to know if I am qualified?
    Last enrollment AY 2021-2022 as regular 3rd year student, but due to financial problem, I was unable to finish the 3 trimester I was enrolled in, and had failing grades due to INC lapses of subject.
    Can I avail the scholarship program?

  14. Cresiel Pedere

    I need scholarship for this upcoming year for college because my parent can’t afford of my financial it bec. They have six siblings can’t go forward to go college in there’s enough money

  15. Shella may dublin

    good morning Po,I really need scholarship for this coming year for college because my parents have no regular work and I have a 4 siblings

  16. Glyza Mae G. Cauilan

    I need scholarship, I hope i will be one of your scholarship..please 🙏🙏🙏🙏
    this is my hope so that I can continue to study in college.

    God bless

  17. Good day, I’m Harold Oca seeking for assistance for my upcoming study for this year, I humbly request to accept me as one of your scholar. I’m realy greatful for your response and support.

  18. Mark Ryanne L. Almoroto

    I really need scholarship for this upcoming year for college because my parents have no stable job.

  19. Mark Ryanne L. Almoroto

    I really need scholarship for this upcoming year for college because my parents have no stable jobs.

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  21. Winsiel Lee B. Pedere

    I need scholarship,, because my parents didn’t have stable job and the salary they’ve earned is not enough for our daily needs , and I have six siblings. I hope I’m the one who can avail for this scholarship… Thank you and God Bless.

  22. Christian jay B. Gonzales

    i really really need a scholarship for this upcoming year for my college, because my parents have no regular work and they are also lack of income from their farms.

  23. Maria daisy abas

    Sana matulungan nyo ako makapag aral Ng college kse Hindi ako kaya pag aralin ng mga magulang ko dahil sa financial problem

  24. Good day, I’m baby line lorenzo, a student and a woworking student to help my family with school expenses We are poor and my parents are farmers and I hope you can help me and get a scholarship to continue studying.

  25. It’s a good day, I hope you can help me and get a scholarship because I really need it, especially since I’m in college, it’s just that I’m a working student so that I can help my parents with the rent bills because they are just an island we are poor and my parents are only farmers thank you very much for your reply

  26. Clarence B. ramos

    i really need this scholarship because my mom is a single mom and i have so many siblings and my mom is don’t have a stable work.

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