The result of 2012 DOST Scholarship examinations held last November 20, 2011 were released by DOST-SEI, with a total of 3,400 high school students passing th exam. The scholarship offered two (2) programs: RA 7687 and DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program. There are 3,000 national qualifiers for RA 7687 and 400 for the DOST-SEI Merit Program.
Qualifiers are advised to wait for the official notice from the DOST. Click the link below for the complete list of 2012 DOST Scholarship exam passers. The Merit Program result is on Page 67. Just zoom in to get a larger image.
A total of 297 students in Western Visayas passed the qualifying exam and 120 of them came from Negros Occidental. Iloilo has 109 passers; Aklan, 27; Capiz, 24; Antique, 14; and Guimaras two. Click the link below for the 2012 DOST Scholarship passers for Negros Occidental.
Those who qualified may avail of the following privileges:
- Tuition and other school fees not to exceed Php 6,000/semester/term.
- Allowance for prescribed textbooks and essential school supplies at Php 5,000/academic
- Outright grant for prescribed Military Science/Physical Education uniform of Php 500.00 for first semester, first year only.
- Free transportation for one economy-class round trip fare between permanent residence and place of study on reimbursement basis (for those studying outside of their home province).
- Monthly living allowance for a 10-11month duration depending on the awardee’s scholarships category as full, partial, or special which shall be based on certain socioeconomic indicators:
- For those who will pursue BS Physics, BS Applied Physics, BS Physics for Teachers and BSE Physics Teaching, Geology and Mining Engineering, a monthly living allowance of Php 5,000/P3,150/P2,825; for full/partial/special scholarship, respectively.
- For those who will pursue other DOST priority courses, a monthly living allowance of Php 4,000.00/Php2,400/Php 2,200 for full/partial/special scholarship, respectively
- Post-graduation clothing allowance of P1,000