DOST JLSS Scholarship AY 2024-2025 is Open to Apply

The DOST JLSS Scholarship 2024-2025 online application is now open for all college students. Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program aims to provide scholarships that will finance the education of talented and deserving college students and who are pursuing degree programs in the areas of science and technology; and ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources who can steer the country towards national progress.

DOST Junior Level Science scholarship
DOST Junior Level Science scholarship

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DOST JLSS Scholarship 2024

The DOST – Department of Science and Technology has recently made an announcement on Facebook regarding the opening of its Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) program for the Academic year 2024-2025.

The Department of Science and Technology – DOST is calling in applications from all eligible and interested college students to apply for the DOST Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) 2024 program.

There are three main scholarships offered by DOST under the JLSS Scholarship program and they are as follows:

  1. DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship
  2. RA 7687
  3. RA 10612

Benefits of DOST JLSS Scholarship 2024

Following is the list of benefits a DOST scholar is entitled to:

A. Regular Academic Year

Tuition and other school fees (for scholars enrolled in private HEIs)₱40,000.00 / year
Book Allowance₱10,000.00 / year
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month
Transportation Allowance(for those studying outside of home province)1 economy-class roundtrip fare
Group Health and Accident InsurancePremium
Thesis Allowance₱10,000.00
Graduation Allowance₱1,000.00

B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)

Tuition and other school fees₱10,000.00
Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance₱2,000.00 (outright grant)
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month for two months

Eligibility Criteria for DOST JLSS Scholarship

Following is the list of qualifications a candidate must meet to be eligible to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship 2024:

  1. He or She must be a Regular second year college student enrolled in a DOST-SEI priority S&T course at identified universities in the Second Semester of AY 2023-2024.
  2. Must have a General Weighted Average, GWA of at least 83% or its equivalent and with no conditional or failing mark from the First Semester of First Year until the First Semester of Second Year in college, including in the midyear terms, if enrolled.
  3. The candidate must be natural-born Filipino citizen.
  4. He or She must be of good moral character and in good health.
  5. The candidate may have:
    • Applied for/taken the Junior Level Science Scholarship Examination but DID NOT QUALIFY for the scholarship.
    • Qualified for the Junior Level Science Scholarship but DID NOT AVAIL of the scholarship award.

DOST Priority S&T Programs

The list of courses and programs eligible for DOST Scholarship are as follows:

  • Bachelor in Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • BS Aeronautical Engineering
  • BS Aerospace Engineering
  • BS Agribusiness
  • BS Agribusiness Management
  • BS Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship
  • BS Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Biotechnology1
  • BS Agricultural Chemistry
  • BS Agricultural Economics
  • BS Agricultural Engineering
  • BS Agricultural Technology
  • BS Agriculture
  • BS Animal Husbandry
  • BS Animal Science
  • BS Applied Mathematics
  • BS Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance2
  • BS Applied Physics
  • BS Applied Physics with Applied Computer System
  • BS Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering2
  • BS Applied Statistics
  • BS Architecture
  • BS Astronomy
  • BS Astronomy Technology
  • BS Basic Medical Sciences6
  • BS Biochemistry
  • BS Biology
  • BS Biology for Teachers
  • BS Biotechnology
  • BS Ceramics Engineering
  • BS Chemical Engineering
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry for Teachers
  • BS Chemistry with Applied Computer Systems
  • BS Chemistry with Materials Science and Engineering2
  • BS Civil Engineering
  • BS Clothing Technology
  • BS Community Nutrition
  • BS Computer Engineering
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • BS Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • BS Electronics Engineering
  • BS Environmental Science
  • BS Environmental Engineering
  • BS Fine Arts major in Industrial Design
  • BS Fisheries
  • BS Food Science and Technology
  • BS Food Technology
  • BS Forestry
  • BS Geodetic Engineering
  • BS Geography
  • BS Geology
  • BS Geothermal Engineering
  • BS Health Science
  • BS Human Biology5
  • BS Industrial Design
  • BS Industrial Engineering
  • BS Industrial Management Engineering-Information Technology3
  • BS Industrial Pharmacy
  • BS Information and Communications Technology
  • BS Information System
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Information Technology Systems
  • BS Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • BS Life Sciences
  • BS Management Information Systems2
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering3
  • BS Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics3
  • BS Marine Biology
  • BS Marine Science
  • BS Materials Engineering
  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Mathematics and Science Teaching
  • BS Mathematics for Teachers
  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • BS Mechatronics Engineering
  • BS Medical Laboratory Science
  • BS Medical Technology
  • BS Metallurgical Engineering
  • BS Meteorology
  • BS Microbiology
  • BS Mining Engineering
  • BS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • BS Nutrition
  • BS Nutrition and Dietetics
  • BS Packaging Engineering
  • BS Petroleum Engineering
  • BS Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • BS Pharmacy (4-year program)
  • BS Pharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program)
  • BS Physics
  • BS Physics for Teachers
  • BS Psychology
  • BS Public Health
  • BS Speech Pathology
  • BS Statistics
  • BSE Biological Sciences
  • BSE Biology
  • BSE Biology-Chemistry4
  • BSE Chemistry
  • BSE General Sciences
  • BSE Mathematics
  • BSE Physical Sciences
  • BSE Physics
  • BSE Physics-Chemistry4
  • BSE Physics-Mathematics4
  • BSE Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

1 UP System only
2 4yrs, ADMU only
3 DLSU only
4 4yrs, USC only
5 3yrs, DLSU only
6 4 yrs, UPM only

Study Placement

Following is the list of study placements:

  • University of the Philippines
  • State Universities and Colleges
  • Private Institutions that are recognized by CHED as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development or has FAAP Level III accreditation (PAASCU, PACUCOA) for the priority S&T programs of study
  • For RA 10612: All of the above and schools that offer CHED compliant courses that are included in the list of priority S&T programs of study

Documentary Requirements for DOST Scholarship

Following is the list of documents required to apply for DOST Scholarship 2024:

  1. Form C – Certificate of Good Moral Character
  2. Form D – Certificate of Good Health
  3. Form E – Certificate of Program of Study and Year Level
  4. Form F – Certificate of Residency
  5. Form G – Commitment to Return Service
    • Form Form G1 – Merit/ RA 7687
    • Form Form G2 – RA 10612
  6. Form H – DOST-SEI Scholarship Examination/Award
  7. Form I – Applicant/Parent Declaration
  8. Official Transcript of Records (TOR) or True Copy of Grades (TCG) or Grade Report downloaded from the portal for First Semester of First Year until the First Semester of Second Year in college, including in the midyear terms, if enrolled.
  9. Recent picture – passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  10. Birth Certificate
  11. Proof of Income – Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s or Spouse’s 2023 Income Tax Return / BIR Form 1701 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Certificate of Indigency / Certificate of Employment with Compensation / Proof of Pension
  12. Notarized Affidavit of Guardianship
  13. Marriage Certificate

Scholarship Timeline and Schedule of Qualifying Examination:

The opening date of online application for DOST JLSS Scholarship is 4 March, 2024.

The deadline date to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship is 31 May, 2024.

The Schedule of Qualifying Examination for DOST Scholarship is 28 July, 2024.

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How to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship 2024

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship 2024 program by visiting the E-Scholarship Application System.

Candidates are advised to carefully read the eligibility criteria, documentary requirements and Application process mentioned in the E-Scholarship application system and then apply for scholarship.

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[Source: DOST-SEI]