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Lianlen Joy G. Distor, Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus Alumna Batch 2018 (Sinagtala), recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Through hard work and determination, she managed to earn the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Biochemistry (American Chemical Society-certified track) and Minor in Biology. 

She also garnered the following accolades: 

  • LMU University Honors program
  • Ignatian EDLA Leadership Award
  • Multiple semesters honors
  • Science Research Fellowship Funding recipient
  • Titration Competition Champion
  • Global Scholarship Award Recipient

Congratulations Lianlen!

The Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System has begun accepting applications for Grades 8 and 9 transferees for School Year 2021-2022 through its PSHS - Lateral Admission Qualifying Exam (LAQE) from June 15 to July 30.  
The examination date is on August 24, 2021.
Applicants must submit the following on or before July 30, 2021 to the nearest PSHS Campus: (1) an accomplished application form which includes certification from parents of no pending application for immigration in any foreign country; (2) certification from the present school enrolled in, regarding academic grades and character rating (included in the application forms); (3) a photocopy of the student’s report card, with the original copy brought along for verification purposes; (4) two (2) recent 1x1 pictures; and (5) a non-refundable processing fee of Php300.00.
Applicants to the PSHS - SMC may download the application form from and email the duly accomplished application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line, LAQE 2021 Application.
Applicants can also submit the hard copy of the duly accomplished application form to the campus registrar and pay the processing fee to the campus cashier.
𝗕𝗲 𝗮 𝗣𝗶𝘀𝗮𝘆 𝗦𝗠𝗖 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗮𝗿!
𝐈𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝟕 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐘 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐-𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑 to submit Application Documents for the Philippine Science High School-National Competitive Exam Requirements for Admission, Criteria, and Evaluation (PSHS NCE-RACE).
Scholarship Privileges:
✅Premiere science education in high school
✅Free tuition fees
✅Free loan of textbooks
✅Uniform, transportation, and living allowances based on socio-economic status
✅Dormitory accommodation subject to availability
✅Ample opportunity to join international competitions
Apply online through the website:
For more details and to download the application form, visit
Application forms can also be obtained from PSHS SMC, DOST offices, or Provincial Science and Technology Centers nearest you.
𝐃𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧
𝐎𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟐, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬
𝐎𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟗, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐏𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬
𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐅𝐞𝐞
Php 300.00 for Applicants who were in a Private School in Grade 5
Free for Applicants who were in a Public School in Grade 5
For inquiries please contact (082) 293-004 local 115 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Step-by-Step Guides for the Online Application and Online Payment for the NCE-RACE:
1. Here's how to apply online for the PSHS NCE-RACE:
2. Below are three different payment options for students coming from Private Schools (Grade 5 students during SY 2020-2021):
- For Cash Payments
- For Landbank Account
- For other Online Channels
After paying, wait for confirmation from the PSHS via email.
We look forward to receiving your application forms! 🙂
𝐁𝐞 𝐚 𝐏𝐢𝐬𝐚𝐲 𝐒𝐌𝐂 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫. 𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐲 𝐧𝐚! 😊
The RACE is on for incoming grade 7, SY 2022-2023
Apply online at
For inquiries, please contact us at: (082) 2930004; 09196771325
Do you want to learn more about data science? Grab this opportunity to join a workshop by experts!
The ASEAN Data Science Explorers (ADSE) Program is a collaboration between the PSHS System, the ASEAN Foundation, Limitless Lab, and SAP. Through the program, disadvantaged and underserved Filipino youth will be able to receive quality training in data science.
If you are an interested PSHS student or faculty between 15 to 35 years old and need more information about this program, please email any of the following focal persons:
MR. Mark Anthony David
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MS. Camille Casas
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