May 22, 2024

Nine students from the Cordillera have qualified for the 2020 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program of the Department of Science and Techno-logy-Science Education Institute.
Those who qualified for the scholarship under Republic Act 7687 are Mike Kim B. Leoag, Sheena Rain B. Madrid, and Harvey L. Sapigao. RA 7687 provides scholarship slots to poor but deserving students whose families’ annual gross incomes do not exceed the poverty threshold limit.
The qualifiers for the Merit scholarship program are Jan Onin M. Martinez and Jaydee Mae D. Yogyog. The Merit program is awarded to students with high aptitude in science and mathematics and are willing to pursue careers in science and technology.
Those who qualified under RA 10612 program are Joshua Nico V. Bati, Dale Andre M. Dicang, Noellen W. Lao-e, and Keana Rose G. Pacada. Scholars under RA 10612 are expected to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the basic education.
The qualifiers for the 2020 JLSS will be informed of the schedule of their orientation soon.
The JLSS program is one of the DOST undergraduate scholarship programs for third year college students who are currently enrolled in priority S&T courses in accredited universities.
Scholars receive P40,000 for their tuition per academic year; P10,000 book allowance per academic year; P7,000 monthly stipend; and P10,000 thesis allowance. They must maintain good academic standing to enjoy these benefits.  
The application for the 2021 JLSS will be announced soon.
Eligible applicants are incoming regular third year college students of school year 2021-2022 enrolled in S&T priority courses in identified institutions with at least 83 percent general weighted average.
For details, visit, email [email protected], or call (074) 422-0979 or 0907-913-2231. – Press release