By: LHEA V. SECULLES

Diffun, Quirino – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 02 thru the Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Quirino intensifies the information dissemination of S&T Scholarship programs. Ms. Daisy D. Simon, Science Research Specialist II of PSTC Quirino spearheads the distribution of PSHS-NCE Application Form and 2020 DOST-SEI S&T Application Forms to 60 Elementary Schools and 30 High Schools in the Province together with Mr. Nelson C. Calimag and Mr. Jonathan De Jesus on June 26, 2019.

The school-to-school distribution of application forms was conducted to reach all the respected schools and be informed of the S&T Scholarship offered by the agency. The activity aims to double the number of applicants in the province and increase the number of beneficiaries.

“Last year kakaunti lamang ang nag-apply at nakatanggap ng pagkakataon na maging DOST Scholar… Gusto namin na ngayong taon, the number of student beneficiaries will be doubled and enjoy the benefits of becoming a S&T Scholar..” Ms. Daisy D. Simon – a former DOST Scholar said to the guidance councilor.

Meanwhile, batch-2000 DOST Scholar Mr. Jonathan A. De Jesus mentioned the benefits the students and pupils can enjoy during the program.

“Noong ako ay scholar libre and aking tuition fee at meron akong allowance buwan-buwan. Ang aking allowance noon ay P3,500 pesos lamang.. Ngayon , ang allowance na binibigay sa mga nakapasa ng programa ay nagkakahalaga ng P7,000 pesos na.. meron ka pang other incentive na matatanggap kapag ikaw ay ga-graduate na” he added.

The DOST offers the PSHS Scholarship to Grade 6 pupils or incoming Grade 7 students for the school year 2020-2021 and DOST-SEI Undergraduate for Grade 12 students or incoming First Year College student in the school year 2020-2021. Both scholarship program mentioned has benefits and open for applicants who wants to avail the program until the deadline.

For the PSHS Application Form the deadline of submission is on September 30, 2019 and the date of examination is on October 19, 2019.
For the DOST-SEI Undergraduate Application the deadline of submission is on September 6, 2019 and the date of examination is on October 20, 2019. Accomplished application for will be submitted on the DOST PSTC Office – Quirino located at QSU Compound, A. Bonifacio, Diffun, Quirino.

 

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