How to Apply for DOST Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS)


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The DOST JLSS Scholarship is Now Open for Application

The Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program aims to: provide scholarships that will finance the education of talented and deserving students in their third year of college 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.

Note: Before applying, read this article carefully to learn more about program eligibility and application procedures. A link to the application site is included at the end of this article.

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DOST JLSS Scholarship

Scholarship Privileges

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₱1,500.00
Book Allowance₱500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month for two months


1. REGULAR second year college male and female students enrolled in a DOST-SEI priority S&T course at identified universities in the Second Semester of AY 2021-2022.
2. Must have a general weighted average 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 term, if enrolled.
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 Scholarship Examination before but did not pass or have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail the scholarship award.


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. Please check and double check that you enter the correct email address.

  • Please make sure that the email address you intend to register in order to file your application has not been compromised in a data breach. Click here to verify.
  • To ensure security of your data, you are encouraged to use secured e-mail accounts preferably one that has two-step verification.
  • You will be advised on the status of your application and other announcements relative to your application through the email account that you use during registration.

Working Mobile Number/s
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 JLSS 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 forms.

Stable Internet Connection
When you are ready with all the information you need to fill out your E-Application and the documents that needed to be uploaded, make sure you have a stable internet connection.

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Download Scholarship Forms C-I here


1Certificate of Good Moral CharacterC1. Print each form in a size A4 bond paper.
2. Have these forms accomplished by the proper authorities/ officials/ persons as indicated in each form.
3. Make sure that each form is signed.
4. Scan or take picture of each accomplished form and save file.
5. Name each file: (Surname-Form __) when saving it.
6. Submit each form using the Upload Module in the E-Application System. Use the appropriate upload field for each file.
2Certificate of Good HealthD
3Certificate of Program of Study and Year LevelE
4Certificate of ResidencyF
5Commitment to Return ServiceMerit/ RA 7687G1
RA 10612G2
6Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this applicationH
7Applicant/Parent DeclarationI
8Official 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.Must be duly signed by the University Registrar/Dean of College
9Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)1. Must show face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture
2. Must be colored, with white background
3. With the name tag position
at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin): Full name, handwritten- First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name
4. Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
10Birth CertificateReadable copy. May be issued by the PSA, NSO or the Municipal Registry Office
11Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2021 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 PensionClear, signed copy. Annual Gross Income must be clearly indicated in the document. The particular document depends on the parent’s class of worker.
12Notarized Affidavit of Guardianship
Must be submitted if the applicant is not living together with either of the parents

Class of Worker and Corresponding Proof of Income

For a certain class of worker, any one proof of income with (✓) may be submitted.

Class of WorkerITRBIR Form 1701OFW Employment ContractBIR ExemptionIndigencyCert. of Employment with CompensationProof of Pension
Works for Private Household
Ex. On-Call Construction Worker, Labandera, Kasambahay
Works for Religious Organizations
Ex. Pastor
Works for Private Establishment
Ex. Call Center Agent
Works for Government
Ex. Baranggay Official
Self-Employed without any employees
Ex. Tricycle Driver, Farmer, Ambulant Vendor, Sari-Sari Store Owner, Dressmaker
Self-Employed/ Professionals
Ex. Doctor, Lawyer
Employer in Family-Owned Business
Ex. Business Owner (Registered Business Operator)
Works with Pay in Family Operated Business
Ex. Bookkeeper in Family Operated Business
Retired with Pension
If both parents are unemployed


1. Father’s Annual Gross Income
2. Mother’s Annual Gross Income
3. If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
4. If family receives contribution from outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution and the purpose of the contribution
5. If family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
6. If family owns vehicle: type, year and model

  • Type: Ex. tricycle, passenger jeep, owner jeep, car, van
  • Year and Model: Ex. 2021 Toyota Revo


When you have all the necessary documents; completely accomplished and scanned or have pictures of these; and know the above-mentioned information, you are now ready to access the JLSS E-Application.


When filling out the required information, please make sure that the names and the words are spelled correctly.

Make sure you have a stable internet connection.

STEP 1Register. Use a valid e-mail address. An email will be sent to you for verification.
STEP 2Answer the questions in the Eligibility Module that can be accessed to the link provided in the email sent to you.
If you are not eligible to apply for the JLSS, you will receive a Notice of Disqualification in your email.
STEP 3If you are eligible to apply for the JLSS, you can proceed to the next modules: Personal Data Contact Information Family Data Financial Contribution Household Information Questionnaire School, Course, and Grades Upload Documents. The system accepts .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf file types only The system accepts multiple files up to 5MB per upload.
Ex. You took a photo of each of the 3 pages of your Transcript of Records. As a result, you need to upload 3 different files for the same requirement. To upload it, you need to click the Upload File button and select all the files to be submitted. After selecting the files, a preview is also available for you to see if you have selected the correct and complete files. Once you are sure that you have selected the correct and complete files, you may now click the Upload button. You may press the Preview button to check the files you submitted after uploading it. If in the event that you have uploaded an incorrect file or incomplete files, you need to repeat the uploading process and upload the correct and complete files to overwrite the previously uploaded document/s.
STEP 4Make sure that you have accomplished all the modules completely with true information and correct spellings and uploaded all the required documents before you press the SUBMIT button. You can no longer make any change in the information you provided in your application once submitted.


The pen and paper examination is scheduled on August 27-28, 2022. 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 August 17-19, 2022.

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To be admitted to the testing center, the Examinee must present his/her vaccination card or negative antigen test result, administered within 48 hours before the scheduled examination.


If and when the COVID 19 alert level will be heightened at around the time of the examination per advisory from Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, the conduct of the pen and paper examination may be cancelled. In this event, proper communication will be sent to the Applicant’s registered email address.

How to Apply?

DOST JLSS Scholarship
Start of Online Application Period: 9 June, 2022
Last Day of Online Application and uploading of Requirements: 31 July, 2022
Schedule of Qualifying Examination: August 27-28, 2022

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Check the SEI website: for the announcements of the scholarship qualifiers tentatively on November 6, 2022. If you qualify for the scholarship, you will be sent the Notice of Award through your registered email address.


How to apply for a DOST-SEI scholarship? What are the requirements?

Visit our website at for the full information regarding the Junior Level Science Scholarship programs.

I am a Grade 12 student / First Year College student. Can I apply?

The 2022 JLSS is open to REGULAR SECOND Year college male and female students enrolled in priority S&T courses at identified universities as of Second Semester of AY 2021-2022. If you are not a regular second year college student, you cannot apply to this scholarship.

I am a regular second year college student taking up BS Nursing / BS Criminology. Can I apply?

Please check out our website ( for the list of S&T priority programs and schools that satisfy our study placement requirements for the particular S&T priority programs. If you are pursuing a program not listed in our approved programs, you cannot apply to this scholarship.

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at

For Further Inquiries

Telephone Numbers : (02)8830 8876; (02) 8330 8826
Mobile Numbers : 09278868816; 09215260814
e-mail: [email protected]

Contact Information of DOST Regional Offices and Provincial S&T Centers