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DOST Junior Level Science Scholarships 2022

The Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program expects to: give grants that will fund the instruction of skilled and meriting understudies in their third year of school and who are seeking after degree programs in the space of science and innovation; and guarantee a consistent, satisfactory stockpile of qualified S&T HR who can guide the country towards public advancement.

Who can Apply for the JLSS?

  1. REGULAR second year college male and female students enrolled in a DOST-SEI priority S&T course at identified universities in the Second Semester of AY 2021-2022.
  2. Must have a general weighted average of at least 83% or its equivalent and with no conditional or failing mark from the First Semester of First Year until the First Semester of Second Year in college, including in the midyear term, if enrolled.
  3. Must be natural-born Filipino citizen.
  4. Must be of good moral character and in good health.
  5. May have taken the DOST-SEI Scholarship Examination before but did not pass or have qualified for the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail the scholarship award.

When to Apply?

Start of Online Application Period9 June 2022
Last Day of Online Application and Uploading of Requirements31 July 2022
Schedule of Qualifying ExaminationAugust 27-28, 2022

Types of Scholarship

RA 10612

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.

RA 7687

Republic Act No. 7687, also known as the “Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 1994”, provides for scholarships to talented and deserving students whose families’ socio-economic status does not exceed the set cut-off values of certain indicators. Qualifiers must pursue priority fields of study in the basic sciences, engineering, other applied sciences, and science and mathematics teaching.


The DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program, formerly known as the NSDB or NSTA Scholarship under RA No. 2067, is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology.

Priority Courses for DOST JLSS

Aeronautical EngineeringHealth Science
Aerospace EngineeringHuman Biology
AgribusinessIndustrial Design
Agribusiness ManagementIndustrial Engineering
Agribusiness Management and EntrepreneurshipIndustrial Management Engineering-Information Technology3
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Agricultural Biotechnology 1Industrial Pharmacy
Agricultural ChemistryInformation and Communications Technology
Agricultural EconomicsInformation System
Agricultural EngineeringInformation Technology
Agricultural TechnologyInformation Technology Systems
AgricultureInstrumentation and Control Engineering
Animal HusbandryLife Sciences
Animal ScienceManagement Information Systems 2
Applied MathematicsManufacturing Engineering
Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance 2Manufacturing Engineering-Management-Biomedical Engineering3
Applied Physics
Applied Physics with Applied Computer SystemManufacturing Engineering-Management-Mechatronics and Robotics3
Applied Physics with Materials Science and Engineering
Marine Biology
Applied StatisticsMarine Science
ArchitectureMaterials Engineering
Astronomy TechnologyMathematics and Science Teaching
Bachelor in Technology and Livelihood Education with Specialization in Information and Communications TechnologyMathematics Teaching
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Bachelor of Library and Information ScienceMedical Laboratory Science
Bachelor of Secondary Education major in ScienceMedical Technology
BiochemistryMetallurgical Engineering
Ceramics EngineeringMicrobiology
Chemical EngineeringMining Engineering
ChemistryMolecular Biology and Biotechnology
Chemistry with Applied Computer SystemsNutrition
Chemistry with Materials Science and EngineeringNutrition and Dietetics
Civil EngineeringPackaging Engineering
Clothing TechnologyPetroleum Engineering
Community NutritionPharmaceutical Sciences
Computer EngineeringPharmacy (4-year program)
Computer SciencePharmacy major in Clinical Pharmacy (5-year program)
Doctor of Veterinary MedicinePhysics
Electrical EngineeringPsychology4
Electronics and Communications EngineeringPublic Health
Electronics EngineeringScience Teaching (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Biology and Chemistry, Science)
Environmental Science
FisheriesSpeech Pathology
Food TechnologyStatistics
Geodetic Engineering1at UP System only
Geography24 yrs, ADMU
Geology3at DLSU only
Geothermal Engineering4BS Program

Privileges and Benefits under the DOST JLSS

Successful applicants will receive P40,000/year for the tuition and other school fees. Another P10,000/year for the book allowance and premium health insurance.

For students studying outside of their home province, they can avail of an economy roundtrip fare. A scholar can also receive monthly living allowances amounting to P7,000/month, a Thesis allowance worth P10,000, and a Graduation Clothing allowance. Refer to the table below for complete details.

A. Regular Academic Year
Tuition and other school fees₱40,000.00 / year
Book Allowance₱10,000.00 / year
Group Health and Accident InsurancePremium
Transportation Allowance(for those studying outside of home province)1 economy-class roundtrip fare
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month
Thesis Allowance₱10,000.00
Graduation Clothing Allowance₱1,000.00
B. Summer Allowance (if required in the curriculum)
Tuition and other school fees₱1,500.00
Book Allowance₱500.00 (to submit Official Receipt)
Monthly Living Allowance₱7,000.00 / month for two months

DOST JLSS Qualifications

To qualify for the scholarship, applicants shall possess the following: Refer to the table below.

 RA 10612RA 7687MERIT
1. natural-born Filipino citizen;
2. poor, talented and deserving student who belongs to a family whose socio-economic status does not exceed the set values of certain indicators;
3. incoming regular 3rd-year college student in an identified priority S&T course for SY 2020-2021;
4. has a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 83% or its equivalent in his/her first year and the first semester of the second year in college;
5. resident of the municipality as attested by the barangay;
6. of good moral character and in good health; and
7. (a) Have not taken any previous DOST-SEI examination OR    (b) Have taken the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Examination but did not qualify for the scholarship OR    (c) Qualifier of the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Scholarship but did not avail of the award
8. qualifier of the JLSS Examination


Valid Email Address
You will need a valid email address for logging in to your application account and for receiving notifications about your application status and results. Please check and double check that you enter the correct email address.

  • Please make sure that the email address you intend to register in order to file your application has not been compromised in a data breach. Click here to verify.
  • To ensure security of your data, you are encouraged to use secured e-mail accounts preferably one that has two-step verification.
  • You will be advised on the status of your application and other announcements relative to your application through the email account that you use during registration.

Working Mobile Number/s
Please provide a working mobile number by which you can be contacted should there be a need to, relative to your application.

Security of Access Credentials
You will be assigned an Application ID. This, with pertinent personal data, shall serve as your access credential to the JLSS E-Application System. Please keep your access credentials secure.

No to Multiple Accounts!
Do not create multiple accounts. These will cause delay in accessing your application forms.

Stable Internet Connection
When you are ready with all the information you need to fill out your E-Application and the documents that needed to be uploaded, make sure you have a stable internet connection.

Documents to Prepare Prior to Filing your JLSS E-application

These are the requirements you need to prepare before filing your application online for the DOST JLSS.

1Certificate of Good Moral CharacterC1. Print each form in a size A4 bond paper.
2. Have these forms accomplished by the proper authorities/ officials/ persons as indicated in each form.
3. Make sure that each form is signed.
4. Scan or take picture of each accomplished form and save file.
5. Name each file: (Surname-Form __) when saving it.
6. Submit each form using the Upload Module in the E-Application System. Use the appropriate upload field for each file.
2Certificate of Good HealthD
3Certificate of Program of Study and Year LevelE
4Certificate of ResidencyF
5Commitment to Return ServiceMerit/ RA 7687G1
RA 10612G2
6Applicant’s Certification Re- Not a DOST Scholar prior to this applicationH
7Applicant/Parent DeclarationI
8Official Transcript of Records (TOR) or True Copy of Grades (TCG) or Grade Report downloaded from the portal for First Semester of First Year until the First Semester of Second Year in college, including in the midyear terms, if enrolled.Must be duly signed by the University Registrar/Dean of College
9Recent picture, passport size (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm or 1.8 inches x 1.4 inches)1. Must show face of the Applicant, 80% of the picture
2. Must be colored, with white background
3. With the name tag position
at approximately 1 inch or 2.54 cm below the chin): Full name, handwritten- First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name
4. Taken within the last three (3) months prior to filing of application
10Birth CertificateReadable copy. May be issued by the PSA, NSO or the Municipal Registry Office
11Parent/s or Legal Guardian’s 2021 Income Tax Return / BIR Form 1701 / Employment Contract for OFW / BIR Certificate of Exemption from Filing of ITR / Certificate of Indigency / Certificate of Employment with Compensation / Proof of PensionClear, signed copy.Annual Gross Income must be clearly indicated in the document.The particular document depends on the parent’s class of worker.
12Notarized Affidavit of GuardianshipMust be submitted if the applicant is not living together with either of the parents

What Information Should you Know Before Filing your E-application?

  1. Father’s Annual Gross Income
  2. Mother’s Annual Gross Income
  3. If Legal Guardian is supporting Applicant, Legal Guardian’s Annual Gross Income
  4. If family receives contribution from outside source: the giver, the amount of the contribution and the purpose of the contribution
  5. If family owns agricultural land: how many hectares
  6. If family owns vehicle: type, year and model
  • Type: Ex. tricycle, passenger jeep, owner jeep, car, van
  • Year and Model: Ex. 2021 Toyota Revo

Steps in Filling Out the JLSS E-application:

When you have all the necessary documents; completely accomplished and scanned or have pictures of these; and know the above-mentioned information, you are now ready to access the JLSS E-Application.

When filling out the required information, please make sure that the names and the words are spelled correctly.

Make sure you have a stable internet connection.

STEP 1Register. Use a valid e-mail address. An email will be sent to you for verification.
STEP 2Answer the questions in the Eligibility Module that can be accessed to the link provided in the email sent to you.
If you are not eligible to apply for the JLSS, you will receive a Notice of Disqualification in your email.
STEP 3If you are eligible to apply for the JLSS, you can proceed to the next modules:Personal DataContact InformationFamily DataFinancial ContributionHousehold Information QuestionnaireSchool, Course, and GradesUpload DocumentsThe system accepts .jpeg, .png, .bmp, and .pdf file types onlyThe system accepts multiple files up to 5MB per upload.
Ex. You took a photo of each of the 3 pages of your Transcript of Records. As a result, you need to upload 3 different files for the same requirement. To upload it, you need to click the Upload File button and select all the files to be submitted.After selecting the files, a preview is also available for you to see if you have selected the correct and complete files. Once you are sure that you have selected the correct and complete files, you may now click the Upload button.You may press the Preview button to check the files you submitted after uploading it. If in the event that you have uploaded an incorrect file or incomplete files, you need to repeat the uploading process and upload the correct and complete files to overwrite the previously uploaded document/s.
STEP 4Make sure that you have accomplished all the modules completely with true information and correct spellings and uploaded all the required documents before you press the SUBMIT button. You can no longer make any change in the information you provided in your application once submitted.

Issuance of Test Permit

The pen and paper examination is scheduled on August 27-28, 2022. The qualified Applicant will be issued a Test Permit where his/her test center and test session and other pertinent information relative to the examination will be indicated. This will be sent to the Applicant’s registered email address sometime on August 17-19, 2022.

Admission of Examinees on Examination Day

To be admitted to the testing center, the Examinee must present his/her vaccination card or negative antigen test result, administered within 48 hours before the scheduled examination.


If and when the COVID 19 alert level will be heightened at around the time of the examination per advisory from Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, the conduct of the pen and paper examination may be cancelled. In this event, proper communication will be sent to the Applicant’s registered email address.

Announcement of Scholarship Qualifiers

Check the SEI website: for the announcements of the scholarship qualifiers tentatively on November 6, 2022. If you qualify for the scholarship, you will be sent the Notice of Award through your registered email address.

Questions and Inquiries

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the S&T Scholarship Division at

tel nos.: (02)8583-4912,  (02)8837-2071 loc. 2382
cellphone no.: 09278868816;
online system:
Source: Department of Science and Technology
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