Scholarship programs provided by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will be available to qualified Filipino students. Eligible students may be awarded full or half scholarships through the state scholarship program (SSP) as well as financial assistance for private education (PESFA).
- Filipino citizen of good moral character.
- Except for senior citizens, applicants must be under the age of 30 at the time of application.
- You must be a high school graduate or a candidate for graduation.
- The total annual gross income cannot exceed Php 400,000.
- You must not be a recipient of any government scholarships or financial aid.
Note: In case the income exceeds, the applicant must present written certification or medical findings of illness of a family member, or school certification of two or more dependents enrolled in college.
For applicants belonging to the special group of persons such as the Underprivileged and Homeless Citizens under RA 7279, persons with disabilities (PWDs) under RA 7277, solo parents and/or their dependents under RA 8972, Senior Citizens under RA 9994, and indigent people under RA 8371, shall submit a certification and/or Identification Cards (IDs) issued by the appropriate offices or agencies.
Also Apply: OWWA Scholarship Program
- Certified true copy of the birth certificate
- High school report card for incoming freshmen student eligible for college
- Duly certified true copy grades for Grade 11 and 1st semester of grade 12 for graduating high school students.
- The student-applications shall submit any of the following documents
- Latest income tax return (ITR) of parents or guardian
- Certificate of Tax Exemption from Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
- Certificate of Indigence either from their Barangay or Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
- Case study report from DSWD
- Latest copy of contract or proof of income may be considered for children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and seafarers
- Students should enroll in an any the Priority Courses identified by CHED
CHED Scholarship Benefits
If you are a CHED scholar, you do not have to worry about paying your tuition, miscellaneous fees, or other school fees. CHED scholarship receive a monthly allowance or stipend every semester, which is provided either directly to the scholars or through the school/Higher Education Institution. Here is an overview of financial assistance:
A Private University
Full CHED scholars enrolled in a private university receive P20,000 for tuition and other school fees, P35,000 in allowance, and P5,000 for books every semester.
Here is a breakdown of the advantages of CHED scholars able to attend university.
CHED scholars who prefer to attend a state or public university receive FREE tuition as well as a stipend and book allowance of P40,000 per semester.
CHED Scholarship Program
A qualified student may be awarded a Full Scholarship (FS) or a Half Scholarship (HS) through the State Scholarship or Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA).
Full Merit (FS)
Intended for high school graduates with a GWA of at least 96 % or its equivalent.
Half Merit (HS)
Intended for high school graduates with a GWA of at least 93 % – 95 % or its equivalent.
Step by step procedure
- Secure and fill out the application form at any CHED Regional Offices or download it here
- You can apply through the following:
- Hand carry or walk-in application
- Email (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com)
All submissions should be addressed to CHEDROs based on point of origin.
Deadline of Application
The application starts NOW until August 15, 2023.