DOST Scholarship 2021: Apply Online Now! Here’s How

MANILA, Philippines – the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced the availability of scholarship slots for 2021 DOST-Science Education Institute (SEI) S&T Undergraduate Scholarships for incoming Grade 12 students this Academic Year (AY) 2020-2021.

DOST is encouraging the youth to join the science community and pursue their careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Applications start from June 2, 2020 until August 28, 2020 while the exams will be held on October 25, 2020.

To quote from DOST-SEI Director, Dr. Josette T. Biyo,

Amid the uncertainty, we soldier on in providing scholarship opportunities for college studies. The DOST Scholarship invites talented Filipino youth to pursue STEM-related careers and take active participation in research and development (R&D) activities. We hope to have more scientists especially in this changing world.


  • Applicant must be a natural born Filipino
  • Grade 12 students under the STEM Track
  • For the non-STEM, they may also apply provided that they belong in the top 5% of the graduating class.
  • For High School graduates prior to the K-12 Program: those who do not yet earned any post secondary units in college/university level (must also belong in the top 5% of the graduating class).

DOST likewise added that those students who belong to families whose socio-economic status does not exceed the cut-off values for certain indicators may apply for RA 7687 program or the Merit Scholarship Program.

Applicants must pass the S & T Undergraduate scholarship exams and pursue a Bachelor of Science degree program in any of the priority fields of study at a state university or college or any private higher institute that is recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as Center of Excellence or Center of Development with at least FAAP Level III accreditation for the BS program they wish to enroll in.


Should an examinee passed the scholarship exams, he/she may enjoy the following subsidies and allowances:

  • Tuition Fee subsidy: P40,000 per academic year for those who will enroll in private HEIs
  • Monthly Living allowance: P7,000 per month
  • Book Allowance: P10,000 per academic year
  • Thesis Allowance: 10,000
  • Transportation Allowance: 1 Economy-Class Roundtrip Fare
  • Graduation Allowance: P1,000
  • PE/MS Uniform Allowance: P1,000
DOST Scholarship 2021 interested applicants may apply through
17 comments… add one
  • Unknown Jul 1, 2020 @ 7:20

    i had a hard time to apply

  • Unknown Jul 8, 2020 @ 4:51

    I'm interested to your scholarship

  • EDWIN J. VIERNES Jul 9, 2020 @ 9:46

    I am interested to eroll and avail DOST Scholarship for my daughter who will be grade 12 this school year

  • Unknown Jul 9, 2020 @ 10:53

    I am interested with DOST scholarship so I hope you may enroll me during your enrollment

  • Unknown Jul 9, 2020 @ 22:29

    Im interested in dost i want to be a scholarship of this program to pursue my dream

  • Unknown Jul 11, 2020 @ 15:06

    I'm interested in DOST Scholarship sana po makapasok po ako thank you

  • Unknown Jul 22, 2020 @ 11:58

    I'm interested in DOST Scholarship to achieve my goals and pursue my dreams

  • Unknown Aug 9, 2020 @ 1:42

    Nka graduate po ako ng 3 years vocational course hindi na po ba ako illegible mag apply kahit hindi ko nakuha TOR ko kasi malaki pa po ang balance ko

  • Aljon II Aug 12, 2020 @ 13:01

    I'm interested in DOST so i hope na makapadok po ako para po sa pamilya ko

  • Anonymous Aug 14, 2020 @ 3:46

    How to access the website?

  • Unknown Aug 14, 2020 @ 5:00

    Cannot connect to the link for the online registration. pls assist

  • Where i can register DOST SCHOLAR? May 13, 2021 @ 1:31

    I have no idea how to register

  • WILESSA MENZUAIS May 14, 2021 @ 13:09

    I want a scholarship po to pursue my course sana po mapili

  • Melrose Asong Jun 10, 2021 @ 17:26

    Pano Po mag-register

  • Librando, Christian Neil Idaugal Aug 18, 2021 @ 16:27

    Ma’am Isa po akong IP member, at isa pong First Year College po sa CSPC Civil engineering po ang Kinuha po, Ang magulang kopo ay wala po trabaho po.Nag eextra lang po. Nakatira po ako sa San Pedro Buhi,Camarines Sur po.
    Inaasam ko po talagang maka Apply dito po kasi para po sa Educational Assistant kopo hanggang matapos po .Nakatapos na po ako ng Senior high school po. Kasama po sa Top 10 achievers po.
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  • Cheryl Ojeda Aug 29, 2021 @ 8:40

    Hi pwede pa po magpasa ng application for dost scholarship

  • MARIA NELSIE P. COMENTAN Sep 1, 2021 @ 17:38

    Good afternoon pede pa po bang mag apply ng scholarship ?
    Thanks po God Bless DOST

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