A total of 54 students from Davao Region passed the qualifying examination for the Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) program of the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).
Out of 9,000 applicants, the Davao students passed the qualifying examination wherein 21 qualified under RA 10612 scholarship category under JLSS designed to strengthen the country’s Science and Technology education by producing scholar-graduates who aim to take a career path in Science and Mathematics teaching.
The other 18 students passed under the Merit program for students with high aptitude in Science and Mathematics and plan to pursue careers in the fields of Science and Technology.
DOST 11 director Anthony Sales praised the qualifiers and hoping that the opportunity granted through their hard work will lead them closer to their dreams.
The 54 qualifiers who will avail of the scholarship will enjoy educational benefits, which include tuition fee subsidy, monthly stipend, learning materials, and/or connectivity allowance starting in the First Semester of the Academic Year 2022-2023.