The Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program expects to: give grants that will fund the instruction of skilled and meriting understudies in their third year of school and who are seeking after-degree programs in the space of science and innovation; and guarantee a consistent, satisfactory stockpile of qualified S&T HR who can guide the country towards public advancement.
Who can Apply for the JLSS?
- 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 2023-2024.
- 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 term, if enrolled.
- Must be a natural-born Filipino citizen.
- Must be of good moral character and in good health.
- May have taken the DOST-SEI Scholarship Examination before but did not pass or have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the scholarship award.
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Types of Scholarship
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.
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
|Aeronautical Engineering||Health Science|
|Aerospace Engineering||Human Biology|
|Agribusiness Management||Industrial Engineering|
|Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship||Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology3|
|Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering|
|Agricultural Biotechnology 1||Industrial Pharmacy|
|Agricultural Chemistry||Information and Communications Technology|
|Agricultural Economics||Information System|
|Agricultural Engineering||Information Technology|
|Agricultural Technology||Information Technology Systems|
|Agriculture||Instrumentation and Control Engineering|
|Animal Husbandry||Life Sciences|
|Animal Science||Management Information Systems 2|
|Applied Mathematics||Manufacturing Engineering|
|Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance 2||Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering3|
|Applied Physics with Applied Computer System||Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics3|
|Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering|
|Applied Statistics||Marine Science|
|Astronomy Technology||Mathematics and Science Teaching|
|Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications Technology||Mathematics Teaching|
|Bachelor of Library and Information Science||Medical Laboratory Science|
|Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Science||Medical Technology|
|Chemical Engineering||Mining Engineering|
|Chemistry||Molecular Biology and Biotechnology|
|Chemistry with Applied Computer Systems||Nutrition|
|Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering||Nutrition and Dietetics|
|Civil Engineering||Packaging Engineering|
|Clothing Technology||Petroleum Engineering|
|Community Nutrition||Pharmaceutical Sciences|
|Computer Engineering||Pharmacy (4-year program)|
|Computer Science||Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program)|
|Doctor of Veterinary Medicine||Physics|
|Electronics and Communications Engineering||Public Health|
|Electronics Engineering||Science Teaching (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Biology and Chemistry, Science)|
|Geodetic Engineering||1at UP System only|
|Geography||24 yrs, ADMU|
|Geology||3at DLSU only|
|Geothermal Engineering||4BS Program|
Privileges and Benefits under the DOST JLSS
Successful applicants will receive P40,000/year for the tuition and other school fees. Another P10,000/year for the book allowance and premium health insurance.
For students studying outside of their home province, they can avail of an economy roundtrip fare. A scholar can also receive monthly living allowances amounting to P7,000/month, a Thesis allowance worth P10,000, and a Graduation Clothing allowance. Refer to the table below for complete details.
|A. Regular Academic Year|
|Tuition and other school fees||₱40,000.00 / year|
|Book Allowance||₱10,000.00 / year|
|Group Health and Accident Insurance||Premium|
|Transportation Allowance(for those studying outside of home province)||1 economy-class roundtrip fare|
|Monthly Living Allowance||₱7,000.00 / month|
|Graduation Clothing Allowance||₱1,000.00|
|B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)|
|Tuition and other school fees||₱1,500.00|
|Book Allowance||₱500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)|
|Monthly Living Allowance||₱7,000.00 / month for two months|
DOST JLSS Qualifications
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants shall possess the following: Refer to the table below.
|RA 10612||RA 7687||MERIT|
|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. incoming regular 3rd-year college student in an identified priority S&T course for SY 2020-2021;||✓||✓||✓|
|4. has a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 83% or its equivalent in his/her first year and the first semester of the second year in college;||✓||✓||✓|
|5. resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay;||✓||✓||✓|
|6. of good moral character and in good health; and||✓||✓||✓|
|7. (a) Have not taken any previous DOST-SEI examination OR (b) Have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship OR (c) Qualifier of the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award||✓||✓||✓|
|8. qualifier of the JLSS Examination||✓||✓||✓|
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 that 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.
Documents to Prepare Prior to Filing your JLSS E-application
You need to prepare these requirements before filing your application online for the DOST JLSS.
- Form C – Certificate of Good Moral Character
- Form D – Certification of Good Health
- Form E – Certification of Program of Study and Year Level
- Form F – Certificate of Residency
- Form G1/G2 – Commitment to Return of Service
- Form H – Applicant’s Certification
- Form I – Signed Declaration of Applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian
|1||Certificate of Good Moral Character||C||1. 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 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.
|2||Certificate of Good Health||D|
|3||Certificate of Program of Study and Year Level||E|
|4||Certificate of Residency||F|
|5||Commitment to Return Service||Merit/ RA 7687||G1|
|6||Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this application||H|
|8||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.||Must be duly signed by the University Registrar/Dean of the College|
|9||Recent 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
|10||Birth Certificate||Readable copy. May be issued by the PSA, NSO, or the Municipal Registry Office|
|11||Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2021 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.|
|12||Notarized Affidavit of Guardianship||Must be submitted if the applicant is not living together with either of the parents|
- Here is a Sample ITR.
What Information Should you Know Before Filing your E-application?
- Father’s Annual Gross Income
- Mother’s Annual Gross Income
- If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
- If a family receives a contribution from an outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution, and the purpose of the contribution
- If the family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
- 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
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.
Make sure you have a stable internet connection.
|STEP 1||Register. Use a valid e-mail address. An email will be sent to you for verification.|
|STEP 2||Answer the questions in the Eligibility Module, which can be accessed via the link in the email you sent.|
If you are not eligible to apply for the JLSS, you will receive a Notice of Disqualification in your email.
|STEP 3||If you are eligible to apply for the JLSS, you can proceed to the next modules: Personal DataContact InformationFamily DataFinancial ContributionHousehold Information QuestionnaireSchool, Course, and GradesUpload DocumentsThe system accepts .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf file types onlyThe system accepts multiple files 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. You may press the Preview button to check the files you submitted after uploading them. 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 4||Make 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.|
Issuance of Test Permit
The pen and paper examination will be updated soon. The qualified Applicant will be issued a Test Permit where his/her test center and test session and other pertinent information relative to the examination will be indicated. This will be sent to the Applicant’s registered email address.
Admission of Examinees on Examination Day
To be admitted to the testing center, the Examinee must present his/her vaccination card or negative antigen test result, administered within 48 hours before the scheduled examination.
If and when the COVID-19 alert level is heightened at around the time of the examination per advisory from the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, the conduct of the pen and paper examination may be canceled. In this event, proper communication will be sent to the Applicant’s registered email address.
Announcement of Scholarship Qualifiers
Check the SEI website: https://sei.dost.gov.ph for the announcements of the scholarship qualifiers. You will receive the Notice of Award through your registered email address if you qualify for the scholarship.
*Stay alert for the most recent update
Questions and Inquiries
Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at
tel nos.: (02)8583-4912, (02)8837-2071 loc. 2382 cellphone no.: 09278868816; e-mail: [email protected] online system: [email protected]
Source: Department of Science and Technology
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I really need scholarship for this upcoming year for college because my parents have no regular work.