CHED Scholarship 2020 | Application Guidelines (How to Apply)

One of the programs of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) this year is the CHED Scholarship 2020 for deserving students.

CHED Scholarship 2020

The CHED Scholarship Programs (CSPs) shall be accessible to qualified and deserving Filipino students. A qualified students maybe awarded Full Scholarship or Half Scholarship under the State Scholarship Program (SSP) and Private Education Financial Assistance (PESFA).

What are the qualifications?

  1. Must be a Filipino citizen;
  2. Graduating high school student or high school graduate with general average (GWA) of at least 85% (Based on CHED Order No. 10 Series of 2019);
  3. Must have a combined annual gross income of parents/guardian which 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;

Note: For applicants belonging the special group of persons such as the Underprivileged and Homeless Citizens under RA 7279, Persons With Disability (PWDs) under RA 7277, Solo Parents and/or their Dependents under RA 8972, Senior Citizens under RA 9994, and Indigenous People under RA 8371, shall submit certifications and/or Identification Cards (IDs) issued by the appropriate offices or agencies.

What are the requirements?

A. Citizenship

  • Certified true copy of Birth Certificate.

B. Academic

  • High school report card for incoming freshmen students eligible for college; and
  • Duly certified true copy of grades for Grade 11 and 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 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; or
  • Latest copy of contract or proof of income may be considered for children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and seafarers.

D. Programs

Students should enroll in any of the Priority Courses identified by CHED.

How to apply to CHED Scholarship 2020

1. Secure and fill out the application form at any CHED Regional Offices or download it here.

2. You can apply through the following:

Note: All submission should be addressed to CHEDROs based on point of origin.

What are the stipends of the Scholarship Program?

Application Period

The start of application period will be on March 1, 2020 and the deadline of submission is on May 31, 2020.

CHED Scholarship Application



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  1. good noon sir/maam, paano po mag apply ng scholarship. i’m second year college po wala po akung pambayad nakaotang na po ako sa school namin about my tuition fees. willing po ako mag apply. sana matanggap po ako.


  3. I have applied last year for my daughter but until now i haven’t receive response from this office.i sent all the requiremnets at ched zamboanga city.thanks!

  4. What about student whose one of the parents is working and the other one is just earning irregularly, household expenses are huge. Borrowing from lending institution is the only way they can compensate all their needs. There should be other program for working parents but salary is not enough to cover all household expenses.

  5. I want to know more about your scholarship program because I am a first year college student here in Mount Carmel College of Casiguran in Aurora province.

  6. Where to apply sir/ ma’am? I am a college student here in ASIST main campus Lagangilang, Abra. And I have a GWA 1.48 sir.

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