How to apply for CHED Scholarship?

Update as of February 2019: “You can now apply to CHED Scholarship for SY 2019-2020.” In this article, the details for the CHED Scholarship 2019 was outlined. Please take note that the deadline for the application will be on April 30, 2019.

The CHED Scholarship through the Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs) is more than just a scholarships. StuFAPs consist of government-funded scholarships, grants-in-aid, student loans, subsidies, and other incentives for qualified students.

By virtue of Republic Act No. 10687 or the Unified Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education, UniFAST reconciles, improves, strengthens, expands, and puts under one body all government-funded StuFAP modalities for tertiary education in both public and private institutions . UniFAST was established to promote the development of talented students who will serve the public good, widen the pool of world-class Filipino researchers, artists, innovators, thinkers and leaders.

Full scholars will receive financial assistance worth PhP 30,000.00 while partial scholars are set to receive PhP 15,000.00 per academic year. On the other hand, PESFA scholars will receive PhP 15,000.00.

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Qualifications to Apply for CHED Scholarship

1. Must be a Filipino citizen of a good moral character

2. Must be a high school graduate or a candidate for graduation from high school

3. Must have at least 80% General Weighted Average (GWA) based on Form 138

  • 90% and above for Full Merit
  • 85-89% for Half Merit
  • 80-84% for Grant-In-Aid and Student Loan Programs

4. Must belong to a family whose income is not more than Three Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP 300,000.00)

5. Must enroll in CHED priority course (Read: List of CHED Priority Courses)

6. Must enroll in CHED recognized programs in Higher Education Institute (HEI)

7. Must not be more than 30 years of age at the time of application

8. Must not be a recipient of any government scholarship and/or grant

9. For Student Borrower:

  • Entering freshman and/or college student in any particular year level
  • Must enter into a loan agreement with the CHED Regional Office concerned; and
  • Must have a co-borrower who is a member of SSS/GSIS in good standing (at least paying contribution for six months for the last 12 months.

Documentary Requirements of CHED Scholarship

1. Accomplished StuFAPs Application Form 01

2. High School Report Card Form 138 or Certificate of Grades from the last semester attended

3. Latest Annual Income Tax Return or Certificate of Exemption of parents and/or guardian from Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)

4. Certificate of Good Moral Character from high school principal or guidance counselor

5. For Student Borrower:

  • Certified true copy of grades during the  previous semester attended
  • Notarized contract between CHED and student borrower
  • Proof of SSS/GSIS premium contribution or co-borrower
  • Certification of co-borrower either SSS/GSIS member

Steps on How to Apply for CHED Scholarship

1. Fill out the CHED Student Financial Assistance Programs StuFAPs application form.

2. After you fully accomplished the form, submit it to CHED Regional Offices together with all documentary requirements.

3. After the evaluation of the forms and documents you submitted, CHED will contact/mail you regarding the status of your application.

How to apply for CHED scholarship

Updates (Email from [email protected])

For Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs) application, please visit CHED’s website at for available scholarships, the requirements, and qualifications.

The submission of requirements will be at your respective CHED Regional Office. For CHED Regional Offices’ contact details, refer to the link:

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  1. Hello po mam sir, yung sa number 3 and 5 po ng documentary requirements ay wala po kaming ganyan. Kailangan po bang 1 to 5 kumpleto yung documents? THANK YOU

  2. Good day,
    I am undergraduate and I want to continue my study. Can i avail this scholarship even though I am undergrad?

    • Try to contact the CHED Regional Office in your area. But as of our information, the deadline was last end of April.

  3. hello po pwede po bang ipaprint nalang po yung i fill up po na application form galing po sa page po ninyo thankyou po

    • Pwede po. But for the CHED scholarship, ang deadline ay end ng April. Try to call the nearest CHED Regional office if they have extended the application.

  4. good evening po. I’m an incoming 3rd year college student po, pwede po ba kong magapply ng scholarship? thank you so much po.

  5. My daughter, who is graduating from K-12 this academic year, is interested to avail of a scholarship for Petroleum Engineering. However, I will be retiring in May 2020 and I believe my pension will not be enough to support her with her studies. Can she avail of the scholarship?

  6. good morning ma’am and sir, paano kukuha ng annual income tax wala po kasing tax ang parents ko. at siya ka po wala po kasi ang mga magulang ko hindi ko po kasi sila kasama. nasa malayung lugar po kasi sila. hindi po ba pwedemg certificate of indegincy??

  7. Good morning po. Kailan po ba ang start at deadline of submission ng mga requirements niyo for the scholarsip at pwede po ba na ang Certificate of Tax Exemption ay noong August pa nakuha tas iyon yung gagamitin ko para sa requirement? Salamat po and hope you’ll get to read this as soon as possible.

  8. good evening po ma’am and Sir tungkol po Ito sa Republic Act 10931 sec 7. paragraph e-d sa mga PWDs paano po ma claim ang free board exam sa mga course na nag rere required ng board exam. thank you po and God bless and more power.

  9. Good evening po. Kailangan po ba ang due date sa pagsubmit ng application form at paano po ba makakakuha ng application form?

    • Pano po un nasa BICOL po kc ang parents q parehas na po sila senior citizen,pwede po b na doon aq kumuha ng certificate of indigency ng parents q tapos dto po aq sa SANTA ROSA LAGUNA magaaral,balak q po sana kcng magworking student this coming pasukan.

  10. Ma’am/ sir paano po bah mag apply sa scholarship na ito….gustong gusto ko pong mag college ngunit hindi afford ng parents ko…..grade12 po ako ngayon,,, and I am incoming college student….pls reply

  11. Pano po un nasa BICOL po kc ang parents q parehas na po sila senior citizen,pwede po b na doon aq kumuha ng certificate of indigency ng parents q tapos dto po aq sa SANTA ROSA LAGUNA magaaral,balak q po sana kcng magworking student this coming pasukan.

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