DOST announces 2022 undergraduate scholarship qualifiers from Mimaropa

BOAC, Marinduque – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) officially announced the list of qualifiers for DOST – Science Education Institute (SEI) Undergraduate Science and Technology (S&T) scholarship, published on the department’s official website on June 12.

10,487 students are set to enter college in academic year 2022-2023 as new science scholars wherein 5,567 of these were qualified under the RA No. 7687 Scholarship Program or scholarships for students with high aptitude for science coming from economically disadvantaged families. While 4,920 qualified under the Merit Scholarship Program which is applicable for students with high capacity in science and mathematics and wanting to pursue careers relating to science and technology.

Mimaropa listed a total of 132 qualifiers for the said scholarships, of which three of them are from Marinduque — Mary Rose R. Pergis and Sunshine M. Saleswhile Wilmer who are both from Gasan, and Anjaneya D. Imperio IV from Santa Cruz.

As per DOST, qualifiers will receive full benefits of the scholarship for the whole period of their programs of study. These include monthly stipend of ₱7,000; tuition fee subsidy of up to ₱40,000 per academic year for those who will enroll in private institutions; learning materials and connectivity allowance; one-time MS/PE clothing allowance; one economy-class round trip fare per academic year for those who will study outside their home province; group health and accident insurance; and thesis and graduation allowance. — Marinduquenews.com

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