DOST post graduate scholarship opens in UP Baguio

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LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The Department of Science and Technology Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) will be offering scholarship on masters and doctorate program in mathematics, at the University of the Philippines-Baguio starting academic year 2019-2020.

This scholarship is under the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program (ASTHRDP) of the Department. The program aims to help improve the country’s global competitiveness and capability to innovate through Science and Technology (S&T) and accelerate the production of high-level human resources needed for research and development (R&D) in S&T.

All Filipino citizens who are not more than 45 years old at the time of application; those who are in good health; those who have passed the admission requirements for graduate studies, interview and other screening procedures are eligible to avail of the abovementioned scholarship.

Meanwhile, scholarship awardees will enjoy the following privileges: actual amount for tuition and other school fees will be paid in full for both MS and PhD; a monthly stipend of P 25,000 (MS) or P 33,000 (PhD); an annual book allowance of P 10,000; actual economy class round trip fare per academic year for those who opt to study outside their home province; P 1 million accident and health insurance per year; thesis/dissertation allowance based on the type of research, whether dry P30,000 (MS) or P 60,000 (PhD) or wet P50,000 (MS) or P100,000 (PhD)]; a research grant amounting to P89,000 for MS or P253,000 for PhD; dissemination grant of P75,000 (MS) or P150,000 (PhD); and lastly, a mentor’s fee of P36,000 (MS) or P72,000 (PhD).

Interested applicants may visit UP-Baguio and look for Dr. Jerico B. Bacani of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, or may contact the DOST-CAR Scholarship Unit for further information and guidance.

By Divina Gracia L. Castillo

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