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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is a government agency attached to the Office of the President that is mandated by law to provide financial assistance through scholarships to qualified and deserving students.

preferably the underprivileged and homeless citizens under Republic Act No. 7279, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) under Republic Act No. 7277 as amended, Solo Parents and/or their Dependents under Republic Act No. 8972, and Senior Citizens and/or their Dependents under Republic Act No.

They work to ensure that education is available to everybody, particularly underprivileged and deserving students, and to assist them in completing their college degrees.

Who is eligible to apply?

All Filipino citizens who are graduating high school students or high school graduates with a GWA of 93 percent or higher are eligible for the CHED Scholarship Programs (CSPs). Their families’ combined annual gross income shall not exceed Php 400,000.00. If a student applicant is accepted as a CHED scholar, he or she must enroll in one of CHED’s priority courses.

Requirements for Documentary

Please see our post: CHED Scholarship 2021: Requirements and Qualifications for a complete list of requirements. Prepare PDF files from scanned copies of the required documents. It’s possible that your location will require you to upload the documents or submit them via email or in person.

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How to Apply Online

Student applicants can now apply online and there is no need to go to the CHED Regional Offices anymore. To apply online, an applicant must determine first what region his/her school belongs to. Click on the link of the corresponding CHED Regional Office (CHEDRO) then follow the regional instructions.

Documentary Requirements

For the complete list of requirements, please refer to our post: CHED Scholarship 2021: Requirements and Qualifications. Prepare scanned copies of the required documents in PDF format. Your region might require you to upload the documents or submit your documents through email or through personal appearance.

List of Priority Courses

Here are the CHED priority courses for where qualified beneficiaries of CHED Regular Programs shall be directed to enroll:

List of Priority Programs


  • Physics/Applied Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Meteorology
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Criminology
  • Forensic Science
  • Industrial Security Administration
  • Geology
  • Human Biology
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Disaster Risk Management/Climate Change
  • Zoology


  • Civil Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Technology
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Information System
  • Library and Information Science
  • Entertainment and Multimedia Computing
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Technology


  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Ceramic Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Food Engineering
  • Geodetic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing/ Production Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Transportation
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries

  • Agriculture Technology
  • Agriculture and its hybrid programs
  • Agro-Forestry
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Animal Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Fisheries
  • Food Technology/Science
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture


  • Statistics/Applied Statistics
  • Math/Applied Math

Business Process Outsourcing

  • Business Administration with Specialization/Major/Track in Business Analytics
  • Business Administration with Specialization/Major/Track in Business Processing Outsource


  • Hospitality Management/Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Tourism/Travel Management

Benefits of a Scholar

The financial assistance to CHED Scholars shall cover tuition and other school fees (TOSF) plus stipend which shall be released directly to the scholars or through HEIs per semester of a given academic year until the completion of the degree program. The breakdown of the financial assistance, depending on the type of scholarships awarded, are as follows:

Financial Benefit Package per Academic Year

CHED benefits table

For more information, please visit or the Office of Student Development And Services (OSDS)-CHED. Email them at [email protected] or call them at (02) 8988-0001.

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