Graduating high school students who would like to avail scholarships for priority science and technology (S&T) courses have until Friday, August 29, to submit their applications for the 2015 Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute?s (DOST-SEI) Undergraduate Scholarships Examination.
The original deadline announced by the DOST was Aug. 22.
The nationwide examination will be held on September 21, 2014 with results to be announced in March 2015.
Priority S&T courses include agriculture, agricultural biotechnology, biochemistry, computer science, environmental science, fisheries, food technology, forestry, geology, information technology, science/mathematics teaching, statistics, and engineering courses.
Application forms are also available at the Science Education Institute office at the DOST Compound in Taguig City and in all DOST regional offices, Provincial Science and Technology Centers, and offices of Congressmen and Senators.
Scholarship qualifiers may enroll any of the state universities, colleges, and tertiary institutions identified as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development by the Commission on Higher Education and in DOST-SEI identified network institutions all over the country.
Among these are the University of the Philippines, University of the East, Ateneo de Manila, Ateneo de Davao, De La Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, Mapua Institute of Technology, Don Bosco Technical College, Siliman University, Mariano Marcos State University, and St. Louis University.