From September 15, 2008, the deadline for filing of application for the Philippine Science High School National Competitive Exam was extended up to September 30.
All graduating elementary pupils who belong to the upper 10% of the graduating class as certified by the school principal or who have special aptitude in science and math as supported by the report card and letter of recommendation are eligible to apply for the PSHS National Competitive Examination (NCE).
Eligible applicants requirements:
- Filipino citizen
- must not be more than 15 years old
- good health
- of good moral character
- have not previously taken the PSHS NCE
Apply at the following address:
Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus
Sto. Nino, Tugbuk District
Tel. # (082) 29300-02
DOST Regional Office
Corner Dumanlas and Friendship Roads
Bajada, Davao City
Submit fully accomplished Application Form in duplicate copies, two identical recent 1×1 ID pictures, and a copy of report card and letter of recommendation if the applicant does not belong to the upper 10% of the current graduating class. Applicants from private schools are required to pay P100 non refundable test fee while those from public schools are free of charge.
Application forms are available at any of the PSHS campuses and DOST regional offices or provincial science and technology centers. They can also be downloaded from the PSHS website, www.pshs.edu.ph. The PSHS NCE application form is not for sale, and no reservation fee is required.
The PSHS National Competitive Examination will be administered on November 15, 2008. For more information, you may contact PSHS main campus at telephone number (02) 926-5701.