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  • Writer's pictureLeonora Lo-oy

Want to be a DOST scholar? Apply and get P40K tuition fee grant, 7k monthly allowance

Updated: Oct 25, 2022

Tabuk City, Kalinga – Grade 12 STEM students for the school year 2022-2023 are invited to apply for the Department of Science and Technology’s Undergraduate S&T Scholarship to enjoy up to a P40,000 tuition fee grant and other privileges.

DOST – Cordillera Regional Director Nancy Bantog announced that the DOST - Science Education Institute is now accepting online applications for its S&T Undergraduate Scholarship until December 2, 2022.

Interested students should make their application online through this link The qualifying exam will be on March 11-12, 2023.

Who are qualified?

All Filipino graduating grade 12 students who belong to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics strand.

Students who are non-STEM but belong in the upper top 5% of the graduating class can also apply.


Students who are qualified for the scholarship will enjoy up to a P40,000 tuition fee grant per academic year. They will likewise have a P7,000 monthly living allowance.

Other privileges during the regular academic year include a P10,000 learning materials and/or connectivity allowance; P1,000 clothing allowance; 1 economy-class roundtrip fare for those studying outside of home province; premium group accident and health insurance; P10,000 thesis allowance; and P1,000 graduation allowance.

For the mid-year term, if required in the curriculum, the student will have up to P10,000 tuition grant; P2,000 learning materials and/or connectivity allowance; and P7,000 monthly living allowance for 2 months.

Schedule of scholarship promotion activities

The DOST will be having its scholarship promotion activities in the Cordillera which is dubbed as ‘Namnama Para Kadagiti Adda Arapaap Na’.

The event starts in Abra on October 17-21, 2022; followed by Apayao on October 24-28; Benguet, October 31 and November 3-4; Kalinga, November 7-11; Ifugao, November 14-18; and lastly in Mountain Province on November 21-25.

Contact Numbers

For queries, interested applicants may contact the Provincial Science and Technology Office (PSTO) in their area.

For students in Kalinga, they may contact 09153536143, 09171675498, (074) 627-5165, or they may email .

For other provinces; they may reach the PSTO in Abra through 09954874188, (074) 614-3709, or; PSTO - Apayao, 09778557087 or ; PSTO - Benguet, 09178188175, (074) 620-6376, or ; PSTO - Ifugao, 09778300042 or ; PSTO - Mountain Province, 09171253304 or ; and the Regional Office Scholarship Unit, 09079132231 or


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