A total of 255 students in Cagayan Valley qualified for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Science Education Institute (SEI) Undergraduate Scholarships Program.
The Undergraduate Scholarships qualifiers will enjoy the full benefits of the scholarship for the whole duration of their programs of study which includes a monthly stipend of ₱7,000; tuition fee subsidy of up to ₱40,000 per academic year for those who will enroll in private institutions; ₱10,000 for learning materials and/or connectivity allowance per academic year; one-time MS/PE clothing allowance; one economy-class round trip fare per academic year for those who will study outside their home province; group health and accident insurance; and thesis and graduation allowance.
𝐑𝐀𝟕𝟔𝟖𝟕 program, which provides for socio economically challenged students; b) 𝐌𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐭 program, which gives chance to students with high aptitude in STEM. Both the 𝐌𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐭 and 𝐑𝐀𝟕𝟔𝟖𝟕 scholarship program aims to produce more Filipino scientists and engineers to support knowledge creation and economic productivity in the country.
Each qualifier shall receive a notice of award from the DOST-SEI or the DOST Regional Office stating the schedule of the Orientation on the Scholarship Policies and Signing of the Scholarship Agreement. The qualifier and parent/legal guardian must attend the orientation.
Scholar-graduates of these programs are required to work along their fields of specialization in the country for a period equivalent to the length of the scholarship coverage.