DETAILS: 2022 DOST-SEI Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS)


The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is now accepting online applications for its 2022 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program for regular third year college male and female students enrolled in a priority S&T courses at identified universities.


See Also: 2022 DOST-SEI S&T Undergraduate Scholarship Program

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.

Types of Scholarship

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.

  • 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 does 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.

  • RA 10612
Republic Act No. 10612 aims to strengthen the country’s science and technology education by fast-tracking graduates in the sciences, mathematics and engineering who shall teach science and mathematics in secondary schools throughout the country.

See also: OWWA Scholarship Programs for OFW Dependents 2022

Scholarship Privileges

A.       Regular Academic Year

Tuition and other school fees (for scholars enrolled in HEIs)
P 40,000.00 / year
Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance
P 10,000.00 / year
Monthly Living Allowance
P 7,000.00 / month
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 10,000.00
Learning Materials and/or Connectivity Allowance
P 2,000.00 (outright grant)
Monthly Living Allowance
P 7,000.00 / month for two months


RA 7687
RA 10612
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.      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.;

4.       Must have a general weighted average (GAW) of at least 83% or its equivalent and with no conditional or failing mark in the first two years in college including in the midyear terms, if enrolled

5.         Resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay for four (4) years or longer
6.        of good moral character and in good health

7.        Have not taken any DOST-SEI Scholarship Examination; OR

        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.

READ: AHME Scholarship Program for 2020-2021


5. Form G1/G2 – Commitment to Return of Service (G1: Merit, RA7687; G2: RA 10612  ) 
  • 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. 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 the Midyear terms, if enrolled.
  • Must be duly signed by the University Registrar/Dean of College
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 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 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


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 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.

Start of Online Application Period

9 June 2022

Deadline of Application

The deadline of online application and uploading of requirements is on July 31, 2022.

How to Apply

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

STEP 1: Register. Use a valid e-mail address. An email will be sent to you for verification.

STEP 2: Answer 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 3: If 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
a. The system accepts .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf file types only
b. 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.

c. 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 4: Make 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.

Qualifying Examination

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.

Announcement of Scholarship Qualifiers

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.

For Further Inquiries

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

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