SIQUIJOR, Oct. 12 (PIA) --The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Siquijor Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) conducted orientation to 23 senior high schools in the province for the upcoming examination for the 2019 DOST - Science Education Institute (SEI) Science and Technology (S&T) Undergraduate Scholarship Program.
The orientation was attended by qualified Grade 12 students and their teachers.
Grade 10 students were also invited to enhance their inclination to enroll under the STEM strand in senior high school which would give them better opportunity in the future if they opt to apply for the scholarship, Provincial Science and Technology Director Engr. Mario de la Pena said.
On the basis of the current scholarship policy, all graduating Grade 12 students under the STEM strand are qualified to apply, while only the upper 5 percent of the total graduating Grade 12 students under the non-STEM strands in a school are qualified.
Among the schools that were visited were Cang-alwang National High School, The Siquijor Provincial Science High School, Assisi High School, Quezon Memorial Institute of Siquijor, Tambisan National High School, Banban National High School, Ponong High School, San Antonio High School, and BIT International College for Siquijor town.
The town of San Juan has Catulayan National High School and St. John High School and for Lazi town, Campalanas National High School, Kinamandagan High School, Lazi National Agricultural School, St. Isidore The Farmer School, and Leon Parami High School.
Maria town has Candaping National High School and Ave Maria Academy; Larena town has Basac National High School, Cabulihan Integrated School, St. Vincent Academy and Siquijor and Siquijor State College; and Enrique Villanueva National High School for the town of Enrique Villanueva.
Date of examination is on October 21, 2018 at Siquijor State College.
Details about the e-Scholarship Application System as well as the entire application procedure can be found at the DOST Siquijor PSTC official Facebook page. (rac/PIA7-Siquijor/Engr. Joelline Ann D. Ates/SRA&IO-designate/DOST Siquijor PSTC)