DETAILS: 2022 DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Program

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is now accepting online applications for its 2022 DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Program for graduating Grade 12 male and female students in School Year 2021-2022.

The S&T Undergraduate Scholarships Program aims to stimulate and entice talented Filipino youths to pursue lifetime productive careers in science and technology and ensure a steady, adequate supply of qualified S&T human resources which can steer the country towards national progress.

Types of Scholarship

Under the S&T Scholarship, there are two component programs:

  • RA 7687 - Republic Act No. 7687, also known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994”, provides for scholarships to talented and deserving students whose families’ socio-economic status do 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.
  • MERIT - The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program, formerly known as the NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067, is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology. 

See Also: SM College Scholarship Program SY 2022-2023

Scholarship Privileges

A.       Regular Academic Year

Tuition and other school fees (for scholars enrolled in HEIs)
P 40,000.00 / year
Book Allowance
P 10,000.00 / year
Monthly Living Allowance
P 7,000.00 / month
Clothing Allowance
P 1,000 (1st Sem of 1st Year only)

Transportation Allowance

(for those studying outside of home province)

1 economy-class roundtrip fare
Group Health and Accident Insurance
Thesis Allowance
P 10,000.00
Graduation Allowance
P 1,000.00

B.       Summer Allowance (If required in the curriculum)

Tuition and other school fees
P 1,500.00
Book Allowance
P 500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)
Monthly Living Allowance
P 7,000.00 / month for two months

READ: CHED Scholarship Program (CSP) 2020


1.        Natural-born Filipino citizen;

2.        Poor, talented and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators;


3.        1.  Member of the top five percent (5%) of the Non-STEM strand senior high school graduating class;


2. Member of the STEM strand senior high school graduating class;

4.        Resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay for atleast four (4) years;

5.        Of good moral character and in good health;
6.        do not have any post-secondary or undergraduate units; and

7.        (a) Have not taken any previous DOST-SEI examination; OR

(b) Have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship;

(c) Have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award

READ: AHME Scholarship Program for 2020-2021


  • Download and print each form in a size A4 bond paper.
  • Have these forms accomplished by the proper authorities/ officials/ persons as indicated in each form.
  • Make sure that each form is signed.
  • Scan or take picture of each accomplished form and save file.
  • Name each file: (Surname-Form __) when saving it.
  • Submit each form using the Upload Module in the E-Application System. Use the appropriate upload field for each file.

8. Certified Copy of Permanent Student Record (Form 137) or Report Card (Form 138) for Grades 9, 10 and 11
  • Must be duly signed by the School Principal/University Registrar
9. Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)
  • Must show face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture
  • Must be colored, with white background
  • 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
  • Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
10. Birth Certificate
  • Readable copy.
  • May be issued by the PSA, NSO or the Municipal Registry Office
11. Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2020 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
  • Clear, signed copy.
  • Annual Gross Income must be clearly indicated in the document.
  • The particular document depends on the parent's class of worker.

Priority S&T Programs and Study Placement

Programs Covered by the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarships

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 Engineering
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 Engineering
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 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

Deadline of Application

The deadline of online application and uploading of requirements is on November 30, 2021 December 31, 2021.

UPDATE (11/24/2021): The DOST-SEI is extending the deadline for submission of application to the 2022 Undergraduate Scholarship until Dec. 31, 2021.

Date of Examination

Announcement of the examination schedule will be posted once available.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified students may apply and upload requirements via DOST-SEI’s e-Application Portal or through this link:

Screengrab from DOST-SEI website

Announcement of Scholarship Qualifiers

Check the SEI website: for the announcements of the scholarship qualifiers sometime in May 2022. If you qualify for the scholarship, you will be sent the Notice of Award through your registered email address.

For Further Inquiries

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


  1. Can i be the one of the students who have a shcolarship i really need a scholar to continue pursuing my dream

  2. I want my son to avail this program/ scholarshio. I need your help

  3. Sana po ma'am /sir
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