Here is how Filipinos working in academic, research, or government institutions can avail the PhilFrance-DOST Scholarships offered by the Embassy of France in the Philippines through the Department of Science and Technology’s Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).
The PhilFrance-DOST Scholarships are awarded to the next generation of Filipino leaders with strong academic, leadership, and professional abilities, and who wish to study in France for a Master’s or Doctorate Degree in disciplines taught at French higher education institutions.
The Priority Fields of Study are the following:
· Biological Sciences
· Climate Change
· Health and Medical Research
· Material Science
· Natural Resources and Environment
· Nuclear Application on Health
· Veterinary Science
· Nuclear Medicine
· Bioinformatics (Medical)
The beneficiaries of the PhilFrance-DOST Scholarships will be entitled to the following:
- a tuition subsidy — a) For state-regulated public universities: Exemption from university registration fees (exonération des frais d’inscription à l’université)
– b) For other French higher education institutions: Partial tuition fee subsidy (frais de formation/frais de scolarité), amounting to a maximum of €5 000 per academic year (non-negotiable), covering the duration of the Master’s program
- one round trip ticket from Manila to France
- an exemption from visa application fees
- a monthly living allowance of €700 covering the duration of their studies
- a health care package
- priority access to public student accommodations
Once graduate degree programs are completed, scholars are required to return to the Philippines to render return service that is equivalent to the time they spent studying in France.
The 2021 application session of the PhilFrance Scholarships is ongoing until March 15 at 12 noon.
To apply for the PhilFrance DOST scholarships, go here:
Science and technology undergraduate scholarships for the school year 2021 are also being offered by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to students interested to join the science community by pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is offerring skills training to beneficiaries of the “Balik Probinsya, Balik Pag-asa” program of the national government.
SEND CHEERS in the comments below to DOST and the Embassy of France for making PhilFrance-DOST Scholarships available to Filipinos.
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