Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS)

The Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS) is offered to 3rd year college students who are enrolled in the S&T priority courses at any State Universities and Colleges (SUC), other private universities or colleges that are with CHED compliant programs, CHED identified Centers of Excellence (COE) or Centers of Development (COD) for the priority S&T courses and Institutions with FAAP Level III Accreditation.



RA 10612 Scholarship

The RA 10612 is the scholarship program under 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.



Study placement

State Universities and Colleges (SUC)


Other private universities or colleges that are with CHED compliant programs




Return of service condition

Upon completion of the S&T course, the scholar graduate shall teach full time high school subjects namely, agricultural, aquaculture, biology, chemistry, fisheries technology, information technology, mathematics, and physics in any high school, public or private of his/ her choice within the country, with first priority in his/ her home province for a minimum period of 2 years.




RA 7687 Scholarship

Scholarships under the Republic Act No. 7687 are awarded to poor, talented and deserving students who belong to families whose socioeconomic status do not exceed the set values of certain indicators.



Merit Scholarship

The DOST – SEI Merit scholarships are awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.



Study placement for RA 7687 and Merit Scholarships

State Universities and Colleges (SUC)


CHED identified Centers of Excellence (COE) or Centers of Development (COD) for the priority S&T courses


Institutions with FAAP Level III Accreditation



Return of service condition

Upon completion of the S&T course, the scholar graduate shall render service in the country preferably along his/ her field of specialization on a full time basis for a minimum period equivalent to the length of time he/ she enjoyed the scholarship.




Natural born Filipino citizen


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


Incoming regular 3rd year college student in an identified priority S&T course


Has a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 83% or its equivalent in his/ her first and second years in college


Resident of the municipality for the last 4 years as attested by the barangay


Of good moral character and in good health


Qualifier of the JLSS examination




Tuition and other school fees P10,000 per semester or P8,000 per trimester


Book allowance P10,000 per year


Group insurance, premium


Transportation allowance for those studying outside of home province, 1 economy class roundtrip fare


Monthly living allowance of P6,000 per month for BS Physics/ Applied Physics/ Physics Teaching/ Geology/ Mining Engineering/ Agriculture/ Fisheries


Monthly living allowance of P5,000 per month for other DOST – SEI priority courses


Summer allowance of P1,500 for the tuition and other school fees, if required in the curriculum


Summer book allowance of P500


Summer monthly allowance for 2 months


Post graduation clothing allowance of P1,000



Primer of the exams





Personal Information (Form A)


Family Socio-Economic Information (Form B for RA 7687 only)


Certificate of Course and Year Level (Form C)


Certificate of Good Morale Character (Form D)


Certificate of Residency (Form D for RA 7687 only)


Commitment to Return of Service Form F1 for the RA 7687 and Merit, and Form F2 for RA 10612 only


Official Transcript of Records (TOR) or True Copy of Grades (TCG) for first and second years in college


Two recent 1×1 pictures


Photocopy of Birth Certificate


Parents Income Tax Return/ W2/ Employment Contract for OFW/ BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR/ Barangay Certificate of Indigency for RA 7687 only


Electric bill for 3 consecutive months for RA 7687 only


Non refundable test fee of P200 for Merit only



The test permit shall be mailed to the applicant. In case the test permit is not received within the week before the examination day, the applicant may inquire from the DOST Regional Office/ PSTC and check the nearest designated test center a day before the examination.


The awardees shall be selected on the basis of their performance in the JLSS examination. The list of awardees as approved and announced by the DOST Secretary is final and unappealable.



S&T priority courses

Aeronautical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering/ Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Environmental Science, Mechatronics Engineering, Agribusiness Management, Fisheries, Medical Technology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Forestry, Meteorology, Agricultural Chemistry, Geology, Microbiology, Agricultural Economics, Geodetic Engineering, Mining Engineering, Agricultural Enginnering, Geothermal Engineering, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Agricultural Technology, Industrial Design, Nutrition, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Nutrition and Dietetics, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Management Engineering – Information Technology, Pharmacy 4 year program, and a lot more listed at the http://www.sei.dost.gov.ph/





Where to get an application form?

The application form shall be obtained at the

Science Education Institute

2nd Level, Science Heritage Building

DOST Compound, General Santos Avenue

Bicutan, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines




DOST Regional Offices




Provincial Science and Technology Centers (PCTC)




Offices of the Congressmen and Senators


Or Download the file from, http://www.sei.dost.gov.ph/




Apply and Send your application to

Science Education Institute or DOST Regional Office/ PSTC nearest you


Contact information

Department of Science and Technology

Science Education Institute

1st and 2nd Levels, Science Heritage Building

DOST Compound, General Santos Avenue

Bicutan, Taguig City

Telephone: 02 839 0083 or 02 837 1333

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