Written by Maria Victoria I. Dado
Published: 16 September 2014
Are you a junior student enrolled in priority science and technology (S&T) courses? Are you willing to teach in the secondary schools in the Philippines? If YES, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is calling all qualified Junior Level College students to apply for its Junior Level Science Scholarships under the RA 10612 also known as “Fast-tracked Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 2013” scholarship program offerings.
RA 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.
Application forms and scholarship brochures can be obtained at the DOST regional office at DMC Compound, Davao City; and at the Provincial Science and Technology Centers in USEP Apokon, Tagum City with tel. no. 084-2162415; NICO Bldg., Nabunturan City with mobile no. 09203295187; Lim St., Digos City with tel. no.553-3469; and, Sto. Niño St., Mati City with tel. no. 087-3884085. It can also be downloaded through http://science-scholarships.ph. Deadline for filing of application is on September 30, 2014. Examination date is on October 18, 2014.
After graduation, the scholar shall be given opportunity for job placement in high schools in the country, be employed with a position equivalent to Special Science Teacher I in the Philippine Science High School System, and be given one-time relocation allowance should he/she be assigned in a place other than the permanent residence.