DOST Scholarship 2023/2024 | Open to Apply

The DOST Scholarship is one of the most well known Scholarships in the Philippines. The Benefits of the Scholarship attract a lot of Filipino students. It’s no surprise that thousands of applicants compete for the limited scholarships spots for every year. The DOST Scholarship is now open to apply, check the below requirements, qualifications and Deadline. Application Link is provided in this article.

DOST Scholarship Program 2023
DOST Scholarship Program 2023

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DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Privileges

A. Regular Academic Year

Tuition and other school fees (for scholars enrolled in private HEIs)Actual fees up to ₱40,000.00 /AY
Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance₱10,000.00 /AY
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month
Clothing Allowance₱1,000 (1st Sem of 1st Year only)
Transportation Allowance1 economy-class roundtrip fare
(for those studying outside of home province)
Group Accident and Health  InsurancePremium
Thesis Allowance₱10,000.00
Graduation Clothing Allowance₱1,000.00

B. Mid-Year Term Allowance (if required in the curriculum)

Tuition and other school feesActual fees up to ₱10,000.00
Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance₱2,000.00
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month for two months

Who Can Apply For DOST Scholarship?

  • 1.1 Graduating Grade 12 male and female students in SY 2022-2023:
    1. STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class
    2. NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class, if belonging to the Non-STEM strand
  • 1.2 Graduate of Grade 12 before SY 2022-2023 and did not enroll in college yet:
    1. STEM STRAND: All students belonging to the STEM class
    2. NON-STEM STRAND: Must be in the top 5% of the graduating class, if belonging to the Non-STEM strand
  • 1.3 Graduate of high school before the K-12 Program. Must belong to the top 5% of the graduating class.
  • 2. Must have grades in Grades 9, 10, and 11.
  • 2.1 The scores in the Philippine Education Placement Test Certificate of Rating is acceptable if you skip a grade.
  • 3. Must be natural-born Filipino citizen.
  • 4. Must be of good moral character and in good health.
  • 5. May have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship or may have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award.
  • 6. Must NOT have earned any post-secondary (college or vocational) units.

Also Read: OWWA Scholarship


Valid Email Address: You will need a valid email address for logging in to your application account and for receiving notifications about your application status and results.

To ensure security of your data, you are encouraged to use secured e-mail accounts preferably one that has two-step verification.

Working Mobile Numbers: Please provide a working mobile number by which you can be contacted should there be a need to, relative to your application.

Security of Access Credentials: You will be assigned an Application ID. This, with pertinent personal data, shall serve as your access credential to the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship E-Application System. Please keep your access credentials secure.

No to Multiple Accounts: Do not create multiple accounts. These will cause delay in accessing your application form.

Also Read: Scholarships in the Philippines

Steps For Filing DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship E-Application

If you have the all required documents, scanned pictures and more mentioned information below. You are now ready to apply for DOST SEI Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Also Read: DOST Priority Courses

Issuance of Test Permit: The pen and paper examination is scheduled on March 11-12, 2023. The qualified Applicant will be issued a Test Permit where his/her test center and test session and other pertinent information relative to the examination will be indicated. This will be sent to the Applicant’s registered email address sometime on February 27 – March 3, 2023.

DOST Priority Courses 2022

Below are the DOST Priority courses for DOST Scholarship:

  • 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 Biotechnology – UP System only
  • BS Agricultural Chemistry

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Application Period

  • Start of Online Application Period: 19 September 2022
  • Application Extended: 16 December 2022
  • Schedule of Qualifying Examination: 11-12 March 2023

Announcement of Scholarship Qualifiers: Check the SEI website: for the announcements of the scholarship qualifiers tentatively on June 2023. If you qualify for the scholarship, you will be sent the Notice of Award through your registered email address.


How to apply for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship?

The DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarships is Now open to Apply. Click Here to Apply

I am a Grade 11 student / First Year College student. Can I apply?

The 2023 DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship is open to ongoing Grade 12 male and female students who intend to enroll in priority S&T programs at identified universities by the First Semester of AY 2023-2024. If you are not a Grade 12 student, you are not eligible to apply to this scholarship.

DOST-SEI Scholarship Benefits

1. Tuition and other school fees (₱40,000.00 /AY)
2. Monthly Living Allowance (₱7,000.00 / month)
3. Thesis Allowance (₱10,000.00)
4. Graduation Allowance (₱1,000.00)