BALANGA CITY, BATAAN – The Science Education Institute (SEI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has released recently the result of the 2015 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Competitive Examinations that was conducted nationwide last September 21, 2014.
Of 413 4th year high school examinees in Bataan, 55 qualified under the RA 7687 or the Scholarship Act of 1994 and nine (9) under the Merit Program or a total of sixty four (64) students. Incoming and on-going DOST-SEI scholars will receive bigger stipends and other allowances starting school year 2015-2016.
All DOST-SEI scholars who will enroll under the field of Physics/Applied Physics, Geology, Mining Engineering, Agriculture, and Fisheries courses will receive P6,000 monthly stipend from the previous P5,000 monthly stipend.
Meanwhile, those who will take and who are taking up the other DOST-SEI priority courses will receive P10,000 tuition fee subsidy, P5,000 monthly stipend (from P4,000), book allowance of P10,000 per academic year and P1,000 PE clothing allowance (from P500), among others.
Orientation and contract signing of the RA 7687 qualifiers with DOST is scheduled on April 7 at the Audio-Visual Room of Bataan Peninsula State University-Main Campus, City of Balanga, Bataan.
For the complete list of qualifiers, see attached lists.