ROXAS CITY (PIA) - Nearly 300 Capiceño high school students are aspiring to be included in the government scholarship program for next school year.
Information Officer Juafe Abariles of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Capiz disclosed that a total of 283 graduating high school students were able to take the scholarship examination last month in this city.
She disclosed that of the 296 scholarship applicants, only 286 were able to take the DOST-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Undergraduate Scholarship Program for 2013.
Abariles explained that the scholarship program of the DOST is open yearly to talented and deserving students who wish to pursue four or five-year baccalaureate courses in priority science and technology fields.
She said the program is contained under Republic Act 7687, which aims to produce and develop high quality human resources who will man the Science and Technology (S&T) and Research Development (R&D) efforts in the country.