Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute’s (DOST-SEI) 2019 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) awardees together with their parents and guardians eagerly pay attention to the terms and conditions of the Scholarship before signing the contract earlier at the DOST VI Conference Room, Magsaysay Village, La Paz, Iloilo City.

The JLSS is a scholarship program under the Republic Act No. 7687 or the “S&T Scholarship Act of 1994,” R.A. No. 10612 or the “Fast-Tracked S&T Scholarship Act of 2013,” and the R.A. No. 2067 or the Merit Scholarship Program.”

Said qualifiers to the program will enjoy two to three years of scholarship benefits which include tuition subsidy, monthly stipend, book allowance, and others.

The implementation of JLSS supports its primary goal of increasing the number of scientists and engineers that will help boost knowledge creation and economic productivity in the country.

Under RA 10612, the execution of the K to 12 law is supported by creating a pool of scholar-graduates that can competently teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the basic education level. (JRAGabiota)