CHED Scholarship 2024-2025 | Online Application

The CHED Scholarship Program 2024 is one of the scholarships offered by CHED for entering college student’s (CSP). The goal is to help incoming first-year college student’s who are plan to enroll in authorized public or private colleges, universities, or (HEI) Higher Education Institutions .

This is an annually competitive (StuFAP) student financial assistance program that is awarded to students based on their previous school year’s grades. All student scholar’s are eligible for the Full Merit and Half Merit scholarships.

CHED Scholarship Benefits

You don’t have to worry about paying your tuition, other school fees or miscellaneous fees, if you’re a CHED scholar. Every semester, CHED applicants receive a monthly allowance or stipend, which is distributed either directly to the scholars or through the school/Higher Education Institution. The following is a breakdown of financial assistance:

Private University

Full CHED applicants 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 the break-down of the advantages of CHED applicants able to attend university.

State University

CHED applicants who prefer to attend a state or public university receive FREE tuition fees as well as a stipend and book allowance of P40,000 per semester.

CHED Scholarship Program

A qualified student may be awarded a (FS) Full Scholarship or a Half Scholarship (HS) through the State Scholarship or Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA).

Full Merit

Intended for high school graduates students with a GWA of at least 96 % or its equivalent.

Half Merit

Intended for high school graduates students with a GWA of at least 93 % – 95 % or its equivalent.

Qualification For CHED Scholarship

To be eligible Scholars for the scholarship grant, scholars must meet the following criteria:

  • Scholar’s must be Filipino citizen of good moral character.
  • Except for senior citizens, scholars must be under the age of 30 at the time of application.
  • You must be a high school graduate student or a candidate for graduation.
  • The total annual gross income cannot exceed Php 400,000.
  • Scholars must not be a recipient of any government scholarships or financial aid.

The scholarship is open to all qualified and deserving students (scholars), selectively from the following special groups:

  • Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)
  • who are underprivileged or homeless
  • Solo parents and their dependents
  • Members of a cultural minority
  • Members of the hill tribe
  • Senior citizens

What Are The Requirements for CHED Scholarship

Please submit the following documents for review.

  • (PSA or NSO) Birth certificate as proof of Filipino citizen.
  • For graduating high school students and a high school report card or a certified true copy of grades for Grade 11 and the first semester of Grade 12.
  • Any of the following are acceptable:
  • Parents’ or guardians’ (ITR) most recent Income Tax Return
  • Tax Exemption Certificate from the BIR
  • Indigence Certificate from their Barangay or the (DSWD) Department of Social Welfare and Development
  • Case study report from DSWD
  • For children of (OFW) Overseas Filipino Workers and seafarers, the most recent copy of the contract or proof of income may be considered.
  • Certificate of moral character
  • Proof of the following documents (if applicable):
  • Parents are senior citizens.
  • Being a member of an indigenous group
  • scholars Parents who are on their own or their dependents
  • A person with a disability (PWD)
  • Homeless and underprivileged


CHED applicants must study full-time and be regular students at a recognized private or public university in the Philippines.

Students (scholars ) receiving full merit scholarships must maintain a grade point average of at least 85 percent, while half merit applicants must maintain a grade point average of at least 80 percent.

Failure to maintain the required (GWA) will result in the scholarship program being terminated. You will, however, request reconsideration within 15 days of receiving your GWA notice.

And also If you want to transfer to another school or change courses, you need first get permission from the Regional Office.

How to Apply ?

For any inquiries, kindly contact your respective CHED Regional Office.

New Update

  • CHED Scholarship 2024 Application is Now Open to Apply
  • The online application for the CHED Scholarship Program has now opened. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About CHED Scholarship

What is CHED Scholarship?

The CHED Merit Scholarship is a program created to help deserving Filipino students in pursuing a college degree

Who is eligible for CHED Scholarship?

The CHED Merit Scholarship Program is available to Filipino citizens who are currently enrolled or about to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate degree at any CHED-recognized institution.

What are the benefits of CHED scholarship?

If you are a full-time student and you will receive Php 35,000 per semester also They will receive Php 17,000 per semester as a half-scholar.

I Did Not Complete my College Education. Now I want to continue my Studies as a CHED applicant’s. Is that Acceptable?

Yes. CHED Scholarship will accept your application if you meet all of the other requirements and submit all the required documents.

How Much is CHED Allowance?

CHED Scholarship Program provides a Stipend up to PHP70,000 per year and Book and Connectivity allowance of up to PHP 10,000 per year

What is the Maintaining Grade for CHED merit Scholarship?

CHED applicants must maintain 80% – 85% percent grade points to continue receiving the scholarship

How Do you Qualify for CHED College Scholarship?

To qualify for CHED Scholarship Program, Scholars must fulfil the following eligibility criteria

  • Scholars Must Be a Filipino citizen of good moral character
  • Except for senior citizens, scholars must be under the age of 30 at the time of application
  • She or He must be a high school graduate or a candidate for graduation
  • The total annual gross income cannot exceed Php-400,000
  • The candidate (Scholars) must not be a recipient of any government scholarships or financial aid

What is The Passing Grade for CHED Scholarship?

To Apply for CHED Scholarship 2024, A (Scholar) must have a passing grade of 96% for Full Merit Scholarship of 93% to 95% for Half Merit Scholarship.

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