May 9, 2019. The Department of Science and Technology R02 thru the Provincial Science and Technology Nueva Vizcaya conducted an Orientation on Science and Technology Scholarship Policies and Signing of Scholarship Agreement to forty-seven students from the Province at DFTC, NVSU Compound, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.
Engr. Jonathan R. Nuestro, Provincial Director of PSTC Nueva Vizcaya, congratulated the students together with their parents for passing the scholarship examination during the opening program. He further welcomed them to DOST family and challenged them to always strive for excellence in all their undertakings.
Meanwhile, Ms. Cecille Calagui, the Scholarship Focal Person in the Region, discussed the scholarship policies and privileges.
The scholars would receive Php. 7,000 monthly allowance, may receive up to Php. 40,000.00 tuition and other school fees, outright grant of 10,000 book allowance per year, Php. 1,000 outright grant for MS/PE uniform once only, premium group insurance and one round trip travel expenses for those studying outside their region.
Moreover, the scholar should enroll in the DOST-SEI S&T priority courses in State Universities and Colleges or tertiary institutions identified as Centers of Excellence or Centers of Development by CHED or at least Level III accredited by FAAP for the S&T programs covered They shall also maintain the grade requirement of the scholarship.
Of the 47 passers, 24 of them were classified under the RA 7687 category while 23 were under the Merit program.
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