The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Abra invites STEM strand senior high school graduating students, and non-stem strand students who belong to the upper 5% senior high school graduating class to avail of the DOST scholarships for 2020. The deadline for filing of applications is on September 6, 2019, and qualifying examination will be on October 20, 2019.

DOST-Abra Provincial Director Menandro Buenafe said disadvantaged students can avail of the Science and Technology Scholarship and DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship program for students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.

Applicants should submit the following:

  • Personal Information
  • Household Information Questionnaire
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character
  • Certificate of Good Health  
  • Principal’s Certification that the applicant belongs to the senior high school STEM strand Class
  • Principal’s Certification that the applicant belongs to the upper 5% of the NON-STEM strand senior high school graduating class
  • Certificate of Residency  
  • Parent’s Certification  
  • Statement of the applicant that he/she has not taken any previous DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination and any undergraduate unit or post-secondary course (In case the applicant has already graduated from senior high school)   
  • Signed Declaration by Applicant and the Parent/Legal Guardian
  • Two recent 1X1 photos
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate   
  • Parent’s 2018 Income Tax Return / W2 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Cert. of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Brgy. Cert. of Indigency
  • Electric bill for the recent 3 consecutive months
  • P200.00 testing fee (non-refundable)

Scholarship Privileges are:

  • Tuition and other school fees of up to P40,000.00 per Academic Year
  • Book allowance of up to P10,000.00 per year
  • MS/PE uniform (1st Semester of First Year only) P1,000.00
  • Group Insurance Premium Transportation Allowance (for those studying outside of home province)
  • One economy-class round trip fare
  • Monthly Living Allowance P7,000.00 per month
  • Summer Allowance (if required per curriculum)
  • Tuition and other school fees P1,500.00
  • Book Allowance P500.00 (to submit O.R.)
  • Monthly Allowance 2 months
  • Graduation clothing allowance

Application forms can be downloaded at

For more information: Contact DOST-Abra at 0917-822-8809 or email them at [email protected].