Gov’t adds more S&T courses available for scholarships

The Philippine government has added more science and technology courses available for undergraduate and junior level science scholarships.

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The new courses below are available for scholarships for academic year 2018-2019:

• Aeronautical Engineering,
• Aerospace Engineering,
• Agribusiness Management,
• Agricultural Economics,
• Agricultural Technology,
• Applied Statistics,
• Animal Science,
• Industrial Design,
• Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology,
• Industrial Pharmacy,
• Information System,
• Information Technology System,
• Manufacturing Engineering Management-Biomedical Engineering,
• Manufacturing Engineering Management-Mechatronics and Robotics,
• Marine Biology,
• Marine Science,
• Mechatronics Engineering,
• Medical Technology,
• Meteorology,
• Microbiology,
• Nutrition,
• Nutrition and Dietetics,
• Pharmacy (4-year program),
• Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program),
• Packaging Engineering,
• Petroleum Engineering,
• (BS) Psychology,
• Public Health, and
• Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

For undergraduate scholarships, Grade 12 students who are either members of the STEM strand senior graduating class or members of the top five (5%) of the non-STEM strand senior graduating class may apply, the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) said in a statement.

The deadline for filing of application will be on August 25, 2017. The examination is scheduled on October 15, 2017.

Meanwhile, all regular third year college students in an identified priority S&T course with a general weighted average of at least 83% in his/her first and second years in college may apply for the Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS).

All accomplished application forms must be submitted on or before September 22, 2017. The JLSS Examination will be on November 19, 2017.

Application forms and scholarship brochures may be downloaded from this site. All applicants may submit their accomplished forms to the Provincial Science and Technology Center near them.

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