02 August 2021
DOST-CAR proudly announces the nine (9) students from CAR who are among the qualifiers of the DOST-Science Education Institute’s (SEI) 2020 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program: 1 from Apayao, 6 from Baguio City, 1 from Ifugao and 1 from Mountain Province.
The following are the qualifiers under each program:
RA 7687 program:
Mike Kim B. Leoag, Sheena Rain B. Madrid, Harvey L. Sapigao
Jan Onin M. Martinez, Jaydee Mae D. Yogyog
RA 10612 program:
Joshua Nico V. Bati, Dale Andre M. Dicang, Noellen W. Lao-e, Keana Rose G. Pacada
The JLSS program is one of the DOST undergraduate scholarship programs for 3rd year college students, currently enrolled in priority S&T courses in accredited universities. This program covers three (3) types of scholarship namely RA 7687, Merit and RA 10612. The first provides scholarships to talented and deserving students whose families’ socio-economic status does not exceed the set cut-off values of certain indicators. Qualifiers must pursue priority fields of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching. Meanwhile, the Merit scholarship program is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the field of science and technology. The RA 10612 aims to strengthen the country’s science and technology education by fast-tracking graduates in science, mathematics and engineering who shall teach science and mathematics in secondary schools throughout the country.
The schedule of orientation will be informed to the qualifiers the soonest possible time.
Meanwhile, qualifiers to the program will enjoy various scholarship benefits, such as tuition and other school fees, book allowance, and monthly living allowance for two to three years. Specifically, benefits include P40,000.00 tuition fee per Academic Year; P10,000 book allowance per academic year, and P7,000 monthly stipend; and P10,000.00 thesis allowance. However, scholars must maintain good academic standing to enjoy the said benefits.