Official Website: CHED Scholarship Application is Now Open: Apply Now!

All incoming college freshmen are invited to apply to the CHED Scholarship Program in 2024. CHED Scholarship 2024-StuFAPs aims to provide financial assistance to students who are enrolled in authorized public or private higher education institutions (HEIs). This helps to ensure that education is accessible to all, especially to underprivileged and deserving students.

Qualified beneficiaries shall enroll or must be currently enrolled in any CHED priority courses as per CMO No. 1 s. 2104 and shall receive financial assistance amounting to Php 15,000 to Php 30,000 per semester, whichever program an applicant qualifies for.

Who can apply to the CHED Scholarship 2024 Program?

Incoming first-year college students who will be graduating from senior high schools.

What are the qualifications?

  1. Must be a Filipino citizen;
  2. Graduating high school student or high school graduate with a general average
  3. General Weighted Average (GWA)
    • For the Full State Scholarship Program (FSSP) and Full Private Education Student Financial Assistance (FPESPA), GWA must be 96% or above.
    • For half-SSP and half-PESPA, the GWA must be 93% but not more than 95%.
  4. Must have a combined annual gross income of parents or guardians that does not exceed Four Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP 400,000), or in cases where the income exceeds PhP 400,000, an applicant must present written certification or medical findings of illness of a family member, or school certifications of two or more dependents enrolled in college;
  5. Avail of only one government-funded financial assistance program.

What are the CHED Scholarships 2024 Requirements?

A. Citizenship

  • A certified true copy of the birth certificate.

B. Academic

  • Duly certified true copy of High school report card for incoming freshmen students eligible for college (High School Graduate); and
  • Duly certified true copies of grades for Grade 11 and the 1st semester of Grade 12 for graduating high school students.

C. Financial

The student-applicants shall submit any of the following documents:

  • Latest Income Tax Return (ITR) of parents or guardians;
  • 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; or
  • The latest copy of the contract or proof of income may be considered for children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and seafarers.

How do I apply for CHED StuFAPs?

The Commission is now accepting online applications. Each region will have its own specific application link. To submit your application, please follow the link according to your region:

Do you belong to a special group?

If you belong to any of the following, kindly upload or attach a valid certification or certification certifying that you are:

  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) under RA 7277
  • Solo Parent and/or their dependents under RA 8972
  • Underprivileged and homeless citizens under RA 7279
  • Senior Citizen under RA 9994
  • Indigenous People under RA 8371 CHED Priority Courses Effective Academic Year 2024-2024

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What are the CHED priority courses?

We know you are looking at: What are the courses under CHED scholarship? Here are the CHED priority courses for which qualified beneficiaries of CHED Regular Programs shall be directed to enroll:

Priority courses are as follows:

Engineering and Technology

  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Ceramic Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Food Engineering
  • Geodetic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Production Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pobotics Engineering
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Aircraft Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation-Related Programs
  • Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Information Technology Education

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Entertainment and Multimedia Computing, Game Development and Animation
  • Information System
  • Information Technology
  • Library and information Science

Science and Mathematics

  • Applied Physics / Physics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics/Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Human Biology
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Science
  • Meteorology
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Architecture and Related Programs

  • Architecture
  • Fine Arts
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Environmental Planning

Business and Management

  • Accountancy
  • Business Analytics (straight major)
  • Hospitality Management/Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Tourism Management/Tourism

Maritime Education

  • Maritime Engineering Marine Transportation

Teacher Education

  • Secondary Education major in Science and Mathematics
  • Culture and Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Special Needs Education
  • Sports and Exercise Science

Health Profession Education

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor Of Optometry
  • Medical Technology and Medical Laboratory Science
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech Language Pathology

Social Sciences

  • Community Development
  • Human Services (Guidance and Counselling)
  • Indigenous Peoples Studies/ Education
  • Peace Studies/ Education
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Multi and Interdisciplinary Cluster

  • Agribusiness
  • Agro-forestry
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Disaster Risk Management/ Climate Change
  • Renewable / Sustainable Energy

Deadline of Application

The application starts NOW until August 15, 2024.

Reminder: Please ensure that the course you are planning to enroll is aligned with the priority courses. Additionally, check the completeness of your documents because only those with complete documents with at least 93% GWA are allowed to proceed to the Online Application.

What are the stipends of the CHED Scholarship Program?

This is the updated financial assistance (in Pesos) covered by the CHED Scholarship Program as of July 2024 via CHED Memorandum Order No. 11 series of 2024.

For participating HEIs with the trimester or quarter system, the total amount of financial assistance stated in the above diagram (12.1, 12.2) shall be distributed proportionately depending on the type of scholarship availed.

Official Website: CHED Scholarship Application is Now Open: Apply Now!

Responsibilities of a CHED Scholar

As a CHED scholar, you must enroll in recognized priority programs of Private Higher Education Institutions (PHEIs) or State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) / Local Universities or Colleges (LUCs) with Certificate of Program Compliance.

You must be a regular student and maintain a GWA of at least 85% or equivalent if you are a full scholar or 80% or its equivalent if a half scholar. Failure to maintain the GWA is a ground for termination of the scholarship grant. However, you can file an appeal to the CHEDRO for consideration, within 15 days from notice of the GWA.

CHED Scholarship FAQ’s and Answer

1.) Who is eligible for CHED Scholarship?

All Filipino citizens who will enroll in any of the courses offered by CHEd member universities and colleges (Sample list of disciplines: ), regardless of public or private sector, and regardless if they have availed themselves of government educational loan programs such as PECSEM ( ), TLDP ( ), and SULONG ( ) are qualified to apply for a CHEd scholarship.

2.) What does one need to do before applying?

An applicant must inform his school of the list of courses he is applying for, after which an official letter from his school should be sent to the CHED Regional Office in the area where they make the application:

3.) I am a first-year student, can I apply for CHED Scholarship? How about my siblings?

Yes! This is called First-Year Students Enhancement Program (FYSEP). It’s available only to freshmen who will enroll in any of the courses offered by CHEd member universities and colleges. Applicants are expected to have a good first-year grade in college, which is usually 2.00/4.00 or better during out-of-class evaluations.

Another chance for sibling applicants is StuFAP, available only to siblings of students who graduated from CHEd institutions (or if the latter enrolls in graduate studies). Applicant must also be enrolled or must enroll within one semester after application, or one semester before graduation (up to 1 ½ years), whichever comes first, at any of the CHEd member institutions. The beneficiary should maintain a 3.50 GPA throughout his undergraduate coursework.

4.) How many courses can I take up?

Applicants can take a maximum of two courses from different disciplines.

5.) What if I cannot enroll in the course I applied for? Can I transfer to another course/university?

Yes, but he will have to reapply for a scholarship. In case his admission is revoked due to non-compliance with admission requirements, no refund shall be issued nor assistance extended. No shift is allowed from one university/institution or course level to another.

6.) If my application was approved, how long do I have before enrollment?

Applicants must officially enroll within one semester after notification of approval has been received by the student. Failure thereof will result in forfeiture of the scholarship and the scholarship being awarded to other interested applicants.

7.) What if I cannot enroll? Can I defer enrollment?

Applicant can defer his enrollment to the following semester; however, he must submit a new application together with the requirements.

8.) Are there cases when one will not be granted a scholarship even after all requirements were submitted and complied with?

Yes, there is such as case. If your school does not have any vacancy in the course you applied for, you will still have to wait for the next round of scholarship awards. Also, if you do not meet the academic requirement (i.e., grade requirements), or fail to comply with meeting other qualifications/requirements stated in CHEd regulations, or falsify information on the application form, then your scholarship award will be revoked.

9.) How about other documentary requirements?

Other than the academic transcript, you’ll need to submit other necessary requirements such as a birth certificate, marriage contract (if married), medical certificate, NBI/police clearance, and tax return. You should coordinate with your school regarding these requirements.

10.) When will the CHED scholarship application take place?

The scholarship application period is from February 1 – April 15 of every year.

11.) When will applicants be notified of their status?

Applicants will be notified on or before May 30 of every year. If you got approved, start enrolling in June up to July 10 for first priority courses; if second priority courses are what you applied for, start enrolling by September 16-30.

12.) Where can I get the CHED Scholarship application form?

You can download it here:

13.) What if I don’t know what course to take up? Can I still apply for a scholarship?

Yes, you may apply but please choose one from the list of CHEd priority courses for FYSEP and StuFAP covered by CHED. For first-year students, you must take up any two (2) different courses offered by universities and colleges recognized by CHED. If you’re a transfer student, no need to re-take subjects you’ve already passed. However, you must secure approval from your school before applying.

14.) What are the requirements for re-applying to CHEd?

Applicant should maintain 3.50 GPA during his undergraduate coursework; has not yet completed his baccalaureate degree; has been granted a CHED scholarship prior to the present application and is enrolled/enrolled within one semester after notification of approval on present application OR one semester before graduation (up to 1 ½ years), whichever comes first, at any of the CHEd member institutions; and meets all eligibility requirements set by CHED. Second priority courses shall be covered if there are no available slots in first priority courses while third priority courses shall be given once all first and second priority courses are covered.

15.) How many scholarships are available for a given academic year?

Around 800,000 scholarship slots are allocated for FYSEP; around 100,000 slots for StuFAP (because of cap on a number of scholars per faculty/athletic department). It will be distributed nationwide to address the needs of students in the top 10% of high school graduating classes and below.

16.) Can I get a scholarship for my intended graduate studies?

CHED can grant a scholarship to a scholar for his graduate degree after he has complied all the conditions set by CHED; taken up any course offered by universities and colleges recognized by CHED; graduated with an undergraduate degree, and has not yet taken up another baccalaureate degree.

17.) Who will bear the tuition fee of StuFAP scholars?

Succeeding semesters of enrollment for students covered under FYSEP is shouldered by local governments (LGUs); succeeding semesters of enrollment of StuFAP scholars enrolled in State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) are shouldered by the national government (i.e., national internal revenue allotment); succeeding semesters of enrollment in private schools are shouldered by the scholars themselves.

18.) Are there any scholarship programs for law students?

CHED is open to providing scholarships for graduate studies in public and non-profit private institutions (i.e., NGOs, NPOs). The scholar must not be in default in any financial obligation with CHED; has no pending administrative or criminal case against him; otherwise eligible for grant, and comply with the standards set by each course/institution he’ll study or teach in.

19.) Is there a residency requirement?

The said law does not provide any length-of-stay requirement but it will be subject to guidelines provided by subsequent issuances of CHED.

20.) When will I know of my availment of the scholarship?

You’ll be notified of your availment of the scholarship within 120 days before the start of each semester; you must complete all documentary requirements (i.e., acceptance to study at CHEd institution, up-to-date student status).

21.) Where do I submit my application form?

Submit application at any CHED Regional Office. For detailed information on how to proceed on with the application, visit , or call on 708-7042 or 7086655 for Metro Manila and nearby provinces; 931-7000 for overseas Filipinos under Global Aksyon Kabisig Sa .

22.) What are the priority courses of CHED?

CHED scholars must take up any of the following priority courses during their undergraduate coursework: Information Technology; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Electronics and Communications Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Architecture; Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; Medical Technology; Nursing; Radiologic Technology (X-ray Tech); Industrial Chemistry (Chem Tech); Chemical Engineering (ChE); Agricultural Biotechnology (ABT); Veterinary Medicine (VMED).

23.) I’m a scholar. Can I transfer to another SUC/CHEd Institution?

Yes, but subject to some conditions: You transferred within or outside of Region Three. The tuition fee will be shouldered by your new school if it is non-resident student; You must be in good standing and not in default in any financial obligation to CHED; and you have not taken up another baccalaureate degree.

24.) How many semesters can I avail of the scholarship?

You may avail the said scholarship for every year of your undergraduate coursework, provided that you comply with all requirements set by CHED.

25.) Can a scholar pursue a course outside his priority course?

Yes, but subject to some conditions: If it’s part of your eight semester core curriculum (i.e., Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering); If it is an elective approved by school for non-majors; If the SUC/CHEd Institution does not offer the course; If you are not in default in any financial obligation with CHED, and if you have not taken up another baccalaureate degree.

26.) I am an FAPE scholar. Am I also entitled to priority courses?

You may avail of priority courses on top of your scholarship grant under FAPE but only limited to your eight semester core curriculum (i.e., Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering).

27.) What kind of service do scholars render?

Scholars shall perform teaching activity in accredited SUCs/CHEd Institutions for a minimum of four years upon graduation or until they pass the licensure examinations for their chosen courses, whichever comes first.

28.) Can I get scholarship grant without passing the CHED Scholar examination?

Yes, you can get your scholarship grant regardless of your performance in the exam; provided that you passed the said exam and comply with all other requirements set by CHED.

29.) Is there a provision on how scholars should be remunerated by SUC/CHEd Institutions?

No, there is no such provision. It will depend on the school’s policy or collective bargaining agreement (CBA). You may ask for your school’s policy at the time of hiring. If there is no CBA, it will still depend on school’s discretion.

30.) What are additional benefits to scholars who passed the licensure exam?

You will be entitled to the following: If you pass your licensure exam with flying colors, you can enjoy a 20-percent tuition fee discount; Scholarship grant shall cover tuition and miscellaneous fees during your summer classes. In addition, an incentive for board topnotchers of CHED scholars is given as follows: – One hundred percent (100%) discount on miscellaneous fees for first year students – Seventy percent (70%) discount on miscellaneous fees for second year students – Fifty percent (50%) discount on miscellaneous fees for third year students – Thirty percent (30%) discount on miscellaneous fees for fourth year students

31.) How do I renew my CHED scholarship?

For continuing scholars submit income tax return docs before the scholarship period ends; for new scholars, just follow the same procedures as during first year.

32.) What happens if I fail to meet the scholarship requirements?

Scholars who fail to comply with or meet any of the scholarship conditions shall be deemed ineligible and their scholarships will be forfeited/canceled accordingly.

33.) What are the other documentary requirements for continuing scholars?

If you are still studying at SUC’s: Your grades (past semesters) If you are already working in the Government: Latest Income Tax Return (ITR), contract of employment, appointment papers (if employed), business permit (if self-employed). If your company is still on the process of applying for permit/license has not yet started operation: Certification of your intention to establish own business/company. If you are employed but you don’t get salary yet: Certification by employer regarding proposed hiring of employees, if any; or Board resolution on intention to hire scholars (if company is applying for permit/license).

34.) Do I need to submit other documents besides my college credentials?

Yes, an interview may be required depending on the course that you will choose. For courses requiring interviews, you can schedule an appointment at our partner universities for this purpose. Otherwise, no (e.g., BS Information Technology)

35.) How do I know if the scholarship has been approved?

CHED Scholar status is “NOT YET APPROVED”. Don’t forget to use your valid email address when applying online; otherwise, you will not receive the automated email of approval or denial.

36.) What are CHED StuFAPs?

CHED StuFAPs (SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEACHING/FACULTY AFFAIR PERSONNEL) aims to provide scholarship grants to SUC/CHEd faculty who are promoted, hired, and assigned in the academe. It is a stimulus package for teaching and non-teaching personnel by providing partial tuition fee assistance and teaching allowance respectively.

37.) Can I get a scholarship if my PGH (private hospital) belongs to a religious group?

No, graduates from private schools are not recognized by CHED.

38.) Can I get a scholarship if my school is recognized but the board exams results has not been released yet?

No, because scholars must have passed the board exams to be eligible for appointment in SUCs. Since admission requirements in scholarship grants shall be based on PRC list of eligibilities, you cannot apply beforehand since it is not yet definite that you will pass the board exam. However, you can opt to submit a Certification of Eligibility from your dean’s office which states that you have passed the Licensure Exam and fulfilled all other admission requirements to enroll at their institution.

39.) In what state should the school be located if I want to apply as a scholar from Region X?

State of school’s location is not basis for determining which region you belong to. You must have a domicile in the region that you apply. If you are a scholarship applicant, your choice of university will depend on where your domicile is, i.e., where you lived most during the past ten (10) years; if self-sponsored, it would be the place where your primary client is based or where your company had its main office; and if an employee, it shall be at the principal worksite (office of the client or main office). Only ONE domicile may be claimed. If you have no clear primary domicile, your current address will be the basis.

40.) For a CHED scholarship application, what is my tax period?

Tax period has nothing to do with scholarship grant. Tax forms are used for salary deduction purposes when employed or business permit if self-employed.

41.) Can I still apply for CHED Scholarship even if I’m already working in the Government?

Yes, but employees should submit two versions of their credentials: one for validation by DepEd and another copy for CHEd evaluation. Employees must ensure that both copies are complete with all documentary requirements before submission to avoid delay in processing. Just follow the same steps in applying online. However, it is better to apply while still in school since the process takes time and it is more of your advantage than when employed.

42.) How about K-12 Education?

K-12 Education is not yet covered by CHED scholarship. Therefore, applicants must be enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program for this academic year.

43.) I just had my birthday last March 15, 2024 and am afraid that I am no longer qualified as a scholar since I will turn 22 years old on or before the deadline of application: May 20, 2024. What shall I do?

It would be best if you can submit Certificate of Waiver from DepEd so we can process your request without delay. Just follow the same steps as applying online. However, you can still apply as long as your birthdate is on or earlier than May 20, 2024 even if you are going to turn 22 years old before the deadline of submission of application which is June 30, 2024.

44.) I am a graduate from a private school and took up Bachelor of Science in Education major in Mathematics. Since my school is a recognized private school by CHED does it mean that I am qualified to apply for scholarship?

No, graduates from private schools are not considered scholars for this program since they are not yet covered by CHED policy. Only those who applied and were awarded under PRC Scholarship Program but failed to avail themselves will be considered provided they passed the board exam at their respective discipline.

45.) I am a graduate from a private school and took up Bachelor of Science in Education major in Mathematics with specialization in Statistics. Since all my core courses are taught by professors who are board passers, will it be considered as equivalent if the Mathematics courses passed were taken up at an accredited university?

No, graduates from private schools are not considered scholars for this program since they are not yet covered by CHED policy. Only those who applied and were awarded under PRC Scholarship Program but failed to avail themselves will be considered provided they passed the board exam at their respective discipline.

46.) How about the requirements for applicants who received scholarship grant under PRC Scholarship Program?

Please check your email or for more information.

47.) You said that the scholarship grantee under PRC Scholarship Program who did not avail himself/herself can apply. However, I am afraid because I do not have any copy of my accomplishment during college until graduation day. For sure, I will fail to fulfill your requirements since all records are with PRC and DepEd Division Office. What should I do?

You may write an appeal letter written in Filipino or English explaining why you failed to complete your course due to some unavoidable circumstances like sickness or accident or other personal problems affecting your health which cause the delayed submission of requirements. Just follow the same steps as applying online. However, it is better to apply while still in school since the process takes time and it is more of your advantage than when employed.

48.) What are the documentary requirements for the following cases: (a) For applicants who already finished college with good standing; (b) For applicants who will graduate this coming May 2024?

Applicants who already finished college with good standing shall submit all final grades/transcripts per semester, Form 137 or PRC Certificate of Graduation. You may also submit other requirements like a copy of Report Cards per grading period, a medical certificate from attending physician which is not older than 3 months, hospitalization papers if any during attendance in college, NBI clearance, and Certificate of Good Moral Character. If you failed to submit samples of previous semesters’ transcripts, you may also include a statement of the Dean/Principal of your University with their signature and official seal stating that: (1) You have already graduated with good standing; and (2) That they did not recommend you to take the board exam. For applicants who will graduate this coming May 2024, you may submit an updated final grade per semester or program of study.

48.) I am 22 years old? Can I still apply for CHED Scholar Award?

Applicants must be at least 18 years old by June 30, 2024 in order to apply.

49.) How about the priority course per disciplinary group?

Priority course are given above in the article.

50.) I just want to know if there is a scholarship grant provided by CHED for those who will be graduating this coming May 2024?

There are special scholarships granted under the Technical Vocational Scholarship Program administrated through Department of Labor and Employment.

51.) Does CHED have any new scholarship program as of the moment?

There are no news yet from CHED regarding scholarship programs as of now, however, early planning is being made through K to 12 Transition Program which will provide assistance to college students in terms of financial assistance, placement, or jobs assistance even before they graduate from college. If there’s any update, we’ll let you know soon enough via our Facebook page.

52.) My parents are both widows, can I still apply?

You may qualify for CHED K to 12 Transition Program under the category of “Special Group”. If you have other family members who are qualified under any of the categories, they have priority over your application. However, special consideration shall be given to applicants with disabilities or financial needs that will not allow them to work while pursuing a college education. Please check our website again for more information about this soon.

53.) Since CHED Scholarship Application is Now Open: Apply Now! But it is already May 2024 today, does it mean an applicant can no longer file his/ application?

No, please check our website for deadline of filing applications for this year.

54.) Does CHED have a special scholarship program for technical-vocational graduates?

Yes, please check out our website for more information about scholarships under Technical Vocational Scholarship Program (TVSP).

55.) Can I apply if my university has been closed due to typhoon Yolanda? Or if I failed in one subject but still passed in other subjects? What can really disqualify an applicant if there are only a few cases like these?

Applicants shall not be disqualified based on isolated cases such as natural or man-made calamities that may affect their school/university performance and loss of documents.

56.) Is my mobile number okay? I don’t have a landline phone at home?

Is your email address okay? I’m not really into Facebook, that’s why I don’t have one. How about Instagram or Twitter account, is it allowed to include them? As long as you can receive SMS and emails on these accounts, you’re fine with us. Just show the same level of professionalism when applying by providing clear correct contact numbers and email addresses.

57.) My friend who graduated high school in New Zealand is applying this year, she already submitted all requirements including her Report Card but our university dean said report cards are not acceptable anymore because they only accept NARIC (National Accreditation and Recognition Information Centrum) certification. We don’t know what to do, please help us.

Please check out our website regularly for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED StuFAPs of which the Scholar Award is part. You may also call or text our hotline numbers +639956677483 / +639178664285 if you have last-minute inquiries about your application materials and/or requirements before applying on time. Please visit our Facebook Page regularly at for more information about scholarship programs by CHED as well as other concerns on education in the Philippines that may be of help to you and your friends.

58.) What about the required digital photo? Is it necessary to submit a colored photo or can I just send a photocopy of the blank background from my high school ID card?

This is also subject to our guidelines, so please check out our website again soon if you have further questions for this requirement in applying under CHED Scholarships.

59.) Is there already an online application portal?

Please wait for the opening of CHED Scholarship Online Module during the first quarter of 2024 (January, February, or March). Please provide us with your contact details by subscribing to our Facebook Page at

60.) What is the relationship between CHED and COA?

The Commission on Audit (COA) through its memorandum circular no. 41 dated 26 March 2009 issued guidelines to support government scholarship programs under Government Auditing Code of the Philippines (RA 9516). This includes scholars participating in any government scholarship program, such as CHEd Scholars among others. This means that COA is closely working with CHED in ensuring that funds set aside for scholarships by both public and private entities are properly spent and accounted for under GASTPO (Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education) .

This assistance and collaboration includes the monitoring of scholarship programs that CHED supervises and/or implements like CHEd Scholars. There is no direct relationship between COA and CHEd Scholars but we work closely to ensure that funds set aside for scholarship, particularly government scholarships like CHEd Scholar, are properly spent under GASTRO .

61.) I’m a graduating fourth-year student in college this coming 2024. Can you please tell me if the requirements would be the same which I will submit next school year?

Requirements on applications will always remain posted on our website at so please check out our website regularly or subscribe to our Facebook Page at

62.) Is there a pre-requisite for applying as CHEd Scholar?

No. There are no prerequisites for applying to the CHEd Scholarship except that applicants should be Filipino citizens currently enrolled in any college/university program whatsoever – both public or private, local or abroad. The other requirement is that they have to show the same level of professionalism when applying by providing clear correct contact numbers and email addresses (es) on their application forms. We strongly suggest you view our website again soon for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED StuFAPs of which the Scholar Award is part of it then subscribe to our Facebook Page at for more information and updates on scholarship programs under CHED such as the recently launched eCHEd.

63.) I’m planning to apply for a scholarship this coming 2024/2024 school year, is there a specific form that we need to fill out?

All of the updated forms will be posted on our website at so please check out our website regularly or subscribe to our Facebook Page at

64.) Will you provide assistance in filling up the form?

We do not offer assistance in filling up your application forms but an Online Module (OM) is set to launch soon via which will enable the applicants to easily fill up their online application forms. You can also subscribe to our Facebook Page at

65.) How do I know if my scholarship application is approved?

You will be notified of your status once CHEd has reviewed and verified your submitted documents, provided you follow proper procedures in applying for scholarships which include submitting all of the required documents along with your completed application form. We strongly suggest that you view our website again soon at for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED StuFAPs of which the Scholar Award is part of it then subscribe to our Facebook Page at .

66.) What can I do if my scholarship application is rejected?

We do not provide any information on the status of your submitted documents and/or application forms to ensure that we prevent any possible favoritism and/or influence during the review and evaluation process. If you would like to inquire regarding your status. We strongly suggest that you view our website again soon at for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED StuFAPs of which the Scholar Award is part of it then subscribe to our Facebook Page at .

67.) Is there a deadline on filling out the application form?

We strongly suggest you view our website again soon at for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED StuFAPs of which the Scholar Award is part of it then subscribe to our Facebook Page at . All required documents must be submitted not later than the last day of registration for each semester (i) if applying for an academic school year program, or (ii) if applying for a summer school program, with proper enclosures and in no particular order nor attached together; otherwise, the submission will be disqualified. We do encourage all applicants who are eligible to apply as early as possible to fully utilize their time in gathering the necessary requirements and completing the application. You may also subscribe to our Facebook Page at and check out and view our website regularly for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED such as the recently launched eCHEd.

68.) How many times can I file a scholarship application?

You may only file one (1) application per semester or summer school program but you can apply for other scholarship programs through other means such as LOIs, OMRs, etc. We strongly suggest you view our website again soon at for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED StuFAPs of which the Scholar Award is part of it then subscribe to our Facebook Page at .

69.) For how long will you keep my records?

We do not have a retention period for applicants’ submitted documents and application forms as it is the responsibility of the applicants to retain their own copies. Please be advised that it is best for all applicants to submit photocopies of all required documents in case the originals are lost or become unusable so you can still be able to apply again, later on, should you wish to do so .

70.) Is there any guidance/advice applicable when filling up the form?

Please view our website at then subscribe to our Facebook Page at . We do not provide any guidance or advice for applicants when filling out the application form. However, if you have questions regarding the program.

71.) How much is the CHED scholarship?

The Scholarship covers a very minimal amount that will cover your tuition fees only and it does not include miscellaneous/personal expenses such as transportation, food and dwelling while enrolled in a university or college offering an undergraduate degree program. Accommodations may be provided during summer school programs provided that there are available slots should you wish to avail of it .

72.) What should I do after I have been selected to receive a scholarship from CHED under this program? For how long can I avail of this scholarship?

You may refer to our website for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED such as the recently launched eCHEd, and/or subscribe to our Facebook Page at . We will be notifying you through your email address that was submitted in your application form once we reviewed and approved your application form and all required documents . It is also possible for us to contact you through the same means (i.e., via email) should there be any changes or new updates on policies or procedures related to this program; hence it is best if you keep track of our posts too so that you can always stay updated with whatever new information we have for this program. You may also check out our website for more updates on scholarship programs under CHED StuFAPs of which the Scholar Award is part of it then subscribe to our Facebook Page at . Please be advised that your application will expire or become invalid should you not complete and submit a new application form with all required documents anew should any changes in policies and procedures occur before the deadline of June 1st, 2024 . This scholarship program will last until March 31, 2024 .

73.) Who can I contact should there be any questions related to my application?

You may email inquiry@chedscholar. for inquiries regarding the Program as well as for questions regarding this article.