DOST-SEI Graduate Scholarship 2023 Opportunities

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI), in cooperation with the National Consortium in Graduate Science and Mathematics Education (NCGSME), offers scholarships to qualified male and female applicants in the pursuit of Masters and Doctorate degrees in Science and  Mathematics Education under the Capacity Building Program in Science and Mathematics Education (CBPSME)

The DOST-SEI is now looking for hardworking and adequate students who are academically gifted but financially challenged. Is it you? Are you one of them? Well, the opportunity you are waiting for is now within your reach, an offer that you can’t even think to ignore.

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Objectives of the DOST-SEI Graduate Scholarship

The program aims to:

  • improve the quality of science and mathematics education in the country; and
  • accelerate the development of the critical mass of experts in science and mathematics education


  • Master’s in Mathematics / Science Education
  • Doctoral in Mathematics / Science Education

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Natural-born Filipino citizen;
  • Not more than 50 years old at the time of application;
  • In good health and of good moral character;
  • Pass the admission requirements for graduate studies at any of the
    NCGSME member-universities;
  • Have at least two years of teaching experience in science and mathematics for Doctoral, or at least one-year teaching experience or have graduated with academic honors or graduated as DOST scholar for
    • If employed: Allowed to study full-time for two or three years
      (Residential Mode) and part-time for six years at UPOU (Distance
      Education Mode); and
    • For employees of the DepEd: Officially endorsed by DepEd (Signed
      Form 2A by Division Superintendent and Regional Director)
    • Must have been in service for at least five (5) years.
    • Must have at least a Very Satisfactory performance
      rating for the last two (2) years.
    • For employed non-DepEd applicants: Certificate of Employment,
      Permit to Study (Signed Form 2B by the Head of the University);
  • Not a recipient of other scholarships; and
  • Willing to accept the terms and conditions specified in the
    Scholarship Contract.

Scholarship Privileges

Tuition & other school feesActualActual
Book Allowance20,000/AY20,000/AY
Transportation Allowance1 economy roundtrip fare / academic year1 economy roundtrip fare / academic year
Group Accident & Health InsurancePremiumPremium
Thesis/Dissertation Allowance60,000100,000
Student Research 
Support Fund 
Dissemination Grant75,000150,000
Mentor’s Fee36,00072,000

*Given only to those who will study outside their home province.
*Must be applied by the scholars, and subject to evaluation and approval.


The stipends in the remaining months of the scholarship period shall be given to a scholar who completes his/her degree earlier than the end of the said period

Who else may apply?

  • Ph.D. graduate in a priority S&T program (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue a second Ph.D. degree.
  • MS/Ph.D. non-scholar graduate (not S&T related) who intends to pursue a second MS/Ph.D. degree.

Who may NO longer apply?

  • Ph.D. graduate (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue another MS degree program.
  • MS graduate in a priority S&T program (scholar or non-scholar) who intends to pursue a second MS degree.

Documents to be Submitted

  • Accomplished Application Form (Form 1);
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate;
  • If employed, Certification of Employment and Permit to Study
    (Form 2A or Form 2B);
  • Medical Certificate (Form 3);
  • Certified True Copy of Service Record, if employed;
  • Certified True Copy of Official Transcript of Records (TOR);
  • Notice of Admission to the Master’s/Doctoral in Science and
    Mathematics Education program in the Graduate School at any
    of the NCGSME member universities;
  • Endorsement from two (2) former professors; and
  • Letter of nomination/recommendation from the head of the
  • Commitment to complete the degree.

Application period for the DOST-SEI Graduate Scholarship

*Stay Tuned for the updates


Source: Department of Science and Technology

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