DOST JLSS Scholarship 2024 for College Students | Apply Now

DOST JLSS – Junior Level Science Scholarship 2024 program is now open to apply for all interested and eligible college students in the Philippines.

DOST JLSS Scholarship Application 2024
DOST JLSS Scholarship Application 2024

Recently, the Department of Science and Technology – DOST has made an announcement on Facebook regarding the opening of the Online Application for the DOST JLSS Scholarship for the School year 2024-2025.

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DOST JLSS Scholarship

The DOST means the Department of Science and Technology. The Department of Science and Technology is a Philippines government organization responsible for administering and promoting Science & Technology related growth in the country.

To reach this goal of achieving scientific and technological growth, DOST offers various scholarships to eligible and deserving students studying in the fields of Science and Technology.

DOST offers three main scholarships to eligible college students under its Junior Level Science Scholarship programs and they are as follows:

  • DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship
  • RA 7687
  • RA 10612

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DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship

The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program is formerly known as the NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067. This scholarship is offered to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics who wish to pursue careers in science and technology.

RA 7687

Republic Act No. 7687, is popularly known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994”. This scholarship grant is given to deserving students whose families’ socio-economic situation does not exceed particular cut-off numbers.

Qualifiers must pursue priority courses of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.

RA 10612

Republic Act No. 10612 seeks to improve the country’s scientific and technology education by accelerating the recruitment of graduates in the sciences, mathematics, and engineering to teach science and mathematics in secondary schools around the country.

Benefits of DOST JLSS Scholarship

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

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Who can apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship

Following is the list of qualifications required to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship:

  1. The candidate 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. Student 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 (Check your GWA here →)
  3. He or She must be natural-born Filipino citizen
  4. Should 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

Documentary Requirements

The list of documents required to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship are as follows:

  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

DOST Priority Courses

Following is the list of priority courses eligible for scholarship under the DOST JLSS program:

  • 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

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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

DOST JLSS Scholarship Timeline

  • Starting date of application period for DOST JLSS Scholarship is 4 March, 2024.
  • The deadline date to apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship is 31 May, 2024.
  • Schedule of Qualifying Examination for DOST Scholarship is 28 July, 2024.

Important Information

Following is the list of information you should know before filing your E-Application:

  1. Father’s Annual Gross Income
  2. Mother’s Annual Gross Income
  3. If applicant is married, Spouse’s Annual Gross Income
  4. If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
  5. If family receives contribution from outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution and the purpose of the contribution
  6. If family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
  7. If family owns vehicle: type, year and model
    • Type: Ex. tricycle, passenger jeep, owner jeep, car, van
    • Year and Model: Ex. 2023 Toyota Revo

How to Apply for DOST JLSS Scholarship

All interested and eligible candidates who are looking to apply for the DOST JLSS Scholarship program for the AY 2024-2025 are advised to visit the DOST E-Scholarship Application System.

Here you can find more information on Eligibility criteria, Qualifications, Templates and Samples for required documents and online application process.


What is Junior Level Science Scholarship?

JLSS means Junior Level Science Scholarship. The DOST JLSS Scholarship is given to eligible college students who are enrolled in the fields of Science and Technology in the Philippines.

What are the grades required for DOST scholarship?

To be eligible to apply for the DOST Scholarship, a student must have a GWA – General Weighted Average of at least 83% or its equivalent.

What are the types of DOST scholarship?

There are three main types of Scholarships offered by DOST: DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship, RA 7687, and RA 10612.

Is DOST scholarship still available?

The DOST JLSS Scholarship program is still available and is open to apply for the Academic year 2024-2025.

What is the deadline for DOST scholarship?

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

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