PSTC – Ilocos Sur now accepting science and technology scholarship applications

VIGAN CITY — The Provincial Science and Technology Center in Ilocos Sur (PSTC-IS) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Science and Technology (S&T) Undergraduate Scholarships program of the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).

The scholarship is open for grade 12 students under the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) strand who wish to pursue S&T priority courses identified by the SEI.

Non-STEM students who belong to the top five percent of the graduating class are also eligible to apply.

DOST-SEI scholars get to enjoy privileges such as monthly living allowance of PhP7,000, book allowance of PhP10,000 per academic year, transportation allowance for those who will study outside their home region, summer allowance if required by curriculum, group accident insurance and graduation clothing allowance. Tuition and other school fees not exceeding PhP40,000 per academic year is also subsidized.

The deadline for filing applications is on September 6, 2019 while the national qualifying examination will be on October 20, 2019.

The PSTC-IS urges students to file their applications early for assessment and to avoid long lines come deadline.

The scholarship application form is available at DOST Regional and Provincial Offices and is available for download at the SEI website,

Applicants from Ilocos Sur may inquire and submit their accomplished application forms with complete attachments to PSTC-Ilocos Sur at Brgy. Tamag, Vigan City, llocos Sur or to PSTC-Ilocos Sur Field Office at 2/F Candon Farmers Trade Center, Brgy. Tablac, Candon City, Ilocos