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.

Read Also: 112 SUCs and 78 LUCs Covered by Free Tuition Law (RA 10931)

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. paano po mag apply ng educational assistance para sa review ng Licensure Examination in Social Work. Salamat po

  2. Hello. Gusto ko lang magtanong. Paano makapag apply sa scholarship nasa 2nd yr na sya ng mechanical engineering sa UP baka mahinto na sya sa pagaaral hindi na sya kayang tulungan dahil wala na akong work. Mataas ang grade mostly 1 and 1.25. Lima sila iniwan na ng magulang gusto nya makatapos para matulungan mga kapatid nya. Please reply. Maraming salamat. Noel

  3. Can I still apply Kahit exceed na sa 300k yung nasa net income ng nanay ko? And ok lang po ba ITR of 1parent lang ipapasa ko since magreretire na papa ko?

  4. Kelan po lalabas ang result? Enrollment po sa papasukan ng anak ko ay june 13, pano po namin malalaman if nakapasa anak ko? Tatawag po ba? Mag memail?

  5. Hello po. I’m currently studying mu Undergrad course here in Iligan City, I’m from Pagadian City po. Can I submit my CHED scholarship requirements here in Region X even though I’m from Region IX? Please reply asap po, thanks.

  6. paano po ako magpapasa ng application ko for scholarship? marinduque province po ako region 4b ang alam ko po ang regional office po namin ay sa palawan pa. pero may nagsabi po sa akin na pwede po akong magpasa sa office of students affairs ng school namin. nag aaral po ako sa marinduque state college. nung nagtanong po ako sa kanila sabi nila di na sila tumatanggap ng application. ano po kaya ang pwede kong gawin?

  7. ask ko lang po about sa priority course ng ched. kapag po ba wala yung course na kinuha or kukunin ko sa college sa priority course nila, makakapagpasa pa po ba ako? if pwede, pano po yun? like ibig sabihin po ba pipili nalang sa priority course na mayroon sila kahit hindi naman po talaga yun yung course na kukuniun ko sa college?

  8. gud eve mam/sir,scholar na ang anak ko na si Justine j Cantiga,dito kami sa iligan city.nakahinto cya sa pag aaral dahil nag problema kami sa aming pamilya,kung babalik siya sa pag aaral sa taon na ito, mam/sir ma avail niya uli ang scholarship niya mam?ano ang dapat namin gawin.salamat sa reply..God bless

  9. Good Afternoon po. I am a college student but stopped attending school last semester po. Am I still eligible to apply? 1st year, 1st semester..

  10. Hi sir/maam. asking lang po. yung nakatapus na mag aral ng college. pwidi po ba mag aplly dito? para mag aral ulit ng ibang courses. salamat

  11. Hello! I just wanna ask about the requirement about the GWA? I was confuse because most of my schoolmates who are planning to take this scholarship acquired the full semesters from the grade 11 to 12 and yet here in the requirement only states that they only required the last semester attended. So I’m not really sure if I should follow my schoolmates ways or just acquire the last semester grades?…

  12. ..Goodevening po. Gusto ko po kasing magpatuloy ng pag aaral ko. 1st.yr-1st sem lang po ko sa college. Kaso po yung requirements ko di ko pa po nakukuha sa dati kong school. Pano po kaya yun? Pwede po ba to follow up po yun? This thursday naman pupuntahan ko yung school ko dati para kunin po yun. Thankyou po. Godbless.

  13. Hello po ask ko lang sa documentary requirements (form 138 & good moral character) pwede po bang photocopy lang siya? Nawala po kasi oroginal copies and ang school na pag eenrollan lang daw ang pwede mag 2nd request sa school na pinagtapusan. Please do respond po. Thanks!

  14. hi po, i am undergrad sa college, i want to continue study po kaso ibang course na. di ko po makuha ang papers ko kasi may bayarin pa po ako. can i use my high school card po buh? thank you

  15. Mam/Sir supported nyu rin po ba ung mga courses na hindi priority Like Aviation Electronic Technology?
    Sa Iloilo po ito, D din po cla under s CHED.

    Pede din po ba mag pasa ng Requirements sa Kahit anong CHED RO? halimbawa po s kalibo ako papasa pero s iloilo ako magaaral.

  16. Just finished my 1st sem fron other university and wanted to transferee to other univ. Can I still apply for the scholarship. Di pa po ako nkakaapply since bago ako magfreshmen. Anu po ang req if illegible?

  17. Good day maam/sir, tanong lang po, yung naggraduate sa batch 2012 sa old curriculum pwede pa po ba mag enroll sa college? kahit di na mag aral sa senior high? salamat po.!

  18. …. Good day po.. Pa advice nman po if saan po ako qualified na scholarship… Location po ORIENTAL MINDORO…

  19. Good day, ask ko lang po yung sa sister ko kasi gusto nya po ulit mag aral 1st year college sya and di nya natapos, pwede po kaya to sakanya. thank you po

  20. Good day, ask ko lang po yung sa sister ko kasi undergraduate sya and gusto nya po ulit mag aral 1st year college sya and di nya natapos pwede po kaya to sakanya. thank you po

  21. Good day maam/sir,
    I would like to ask if pwede ba nga ako nalang mag dala sa documents/requirements sa akoang manghud para i pass diras cagayan?
    From Iligan po kami MSU-IIT students po ako (undergrad) dayun incoming freshman akoang manghud sa IIT po,since mahal po pamasahe pwede po ba yun?
    Wala man gud mi naka apas sa deadline sa pag pass sa IIT since 1 weak ra ata ilahang palugit ato nga time tapos dili pa makuha ang grades sa akoang manghud kay wala pa ilang graduation.
    Salamat kaayu sa pag reply maam/sir. Godbless❤?

  22. Good afternoon. I would like to ask kung saan ipapasa ang requirements kapag taga-Pangasinan? And also, needed pa rin ba ang Loan Agreement of CHED Reg. Office at Co-borrower member of SSS/GSIS with a good standing kung ia-apply mo lang is Student Financial Assistance (allowance)? Thank you for your response.

  23. Good afternoon. I would like to ask kung saan ipapasa ang needed requirements kapag taga-Pangasinan? And for Student Financial Assistance (allowance) lang needed ng student, required pa rin ba ang Loan Agreement of CHED Reg. Office at having a Co-Borrower who’s a member of SSS/GSIS with a good standing? Thank you for the response.

  24. hello po.saan po pwede mag apply sa nueva vizcaya ng ched? and pede po palinaw po ng mga papers? im a college student po ng NVSU Bayombong.. grades, application form tsaka ano pa po?

  25. Good day po.tanong kulang po kung pwede pa magapply ng scholarship ang matagal ng nagtapos ng high school..salamat po

  26. Hello po. Magandang araw! What if po kung lampas 300k ang ITR pwede pa rin po mag-apply? Nabasa ko po kasi sa form na CHED will still decide eith regards of the situation. Thanks po.

  27. Hello Ma’am. I’m BSBA Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Management and I’m from Pioduran, Albay. How can I apply for educational assistance? Thank you po1

  28. Good Evening po. Ask ko lang po kung pwede po bang mag apply or mag avail ng scholarship ang course po e BSBM (bachelor of science in business management) ? Thank you po.

  29. wala po bang online registration para maka avail sa schoparship program ? or yung application form lang yung kailangan talaga ? thank you po .. hope na masagot nyo po ako .

  30. Pwede pa po bang mag apply? Incoming third year college po ako sa Polytechnic University of the Philippines taking of Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship. Thank you!

  31. Hello @Admin PH, ask lang po ako pwede po ba maka avail ng scholarship ng CHED? (StuFAPs), kahit 31 years old po ako at incoming students since hindi pa ako nakapag aral ng college. I graduated in High School year 2005

  32. Hello po, good day tanong ko lang po kung pwede ba mag apply kahit mag sesecond year college na? Thank you!!

  33. Gud afternoon po ma’am ask ko lang po kung priority nyo po ba ang mga med.course ng 1st year college ngayon. I mean yung 1st batch po ng kto12. May posibility po bang makuha kami? If ever na mag apply po kami?

  34. Good eve po sir/maam pwede po ba mag avail ng scholarship kahit po hindi nasa priority ung course na kukunin? Advance thank you po..

  35. Good afternoon po, pag na print na po ba yung form ng application ng scholarship san po yun ipapasa ? taga cavite po ako asan po yun ipapasa?.Pls reply po kase gusto ko po i-grab yung opporunity.salamat po!

  36. Good afternoon po, pag na print na po ba yung form ng application ng scholarship san po yun ipapasa ? taga cavite po ako asan po yun ipapasa?.Pls reply po kase gusto ko po i-grab yung opporunity.salamat po!

  37. Good day!
    Sir/madam, i hope that i can get this scholarship,to support in my studies due to my financial problems. Thank you and more power!

  38. Good day Sir/Ma’am,
    Pasok po ba ang Business Management Major in Finance sa scholarship ng CHED ? Kasi nakalagay po na pwede yung other related courses ?

  39. Hi ask ko lang po qualified parin po ba magpasa ng application pag wla sa priority list yung course Bachelor of elementary education po kasi ako..
    Thank you po

  40. Hi po! magtatanung lang po sana ako if pwede po ba criminology course yung kunin tapos kukuha po ng ched scholarship? ito lang po kasi yung course na gusto nang kapatid ko, kaya lang po wla po kaming panggastos, salamat po

  41. Hi po! Yung anak ko po gr 12 po sya.release po ng card nya ay may 18 .deadline po ng submission ay apr 30. Paano po yun? Mahuhuli kami po kami.pwede po ba yung 1st grading up to 3rd grading lang po?

  42. ask ko lang po kung region 3 yung old school ko and region 4 yung college school na papasukan ko saan po ako mag send ng requirements?

  43. Good day po,
    Pwede parin po ba maka avail nito kahit nakakuha na siya fr grade 11-12 nya ngayun po mag college na siya

  44. good evening po, ang pagpapasa po ng application form ay directly to the regional. So pano naman po kaming sobra namang layo? Hindi po ba pwedeng online na lang po sana?

  45. good evening po, ang pagpapasa po ng application form ay directly to the regional. So pano naman po kaming sobra namang layo? Hindi po ba pwedeng online na lang sana?

  46. good morning/noon … base po sa requirement ang sabi present yung equivalent grades ng first and second semester. In my case po first semester pa lang ako… Paano po pag ganun?

  47. good morning/noon … base po sa requirement ang sabi present yung equivalent grades ng first and second semester. In my case po first semester pa lang ako… Pwede po ba ma-apply sa scholarship ?

  48. Hi,im jomar dunggay,28yers old,from Zamboanga del Sur.maybe I’m passing als
    I need your help for giving me a scholar ship ths coming enrolment.imsory this message have wrong gramar.but I sure and promise u.i give my best for my future and I make high grades.thnk u very much,nice day,and gob bless u.

  49. Bakit po wala sa list ng teacher education ang major na social studies?? Baka naman po pede ninyong idagdag sa list. Salamat po.

  50. Pwedi ba mag apply ung may bagsak na at private school? I’m Chemical Engineering student po 4th year gusto ko sana makakuha ng kahit kaunting financial support lang working student din po kasi ako. Thank you po.

  51. Sir/Ma’am may specific list po ba kau ng school, university or institution na pwede po kaming mag enroll o kahit anong college institution pwede?

  52. Garde 12 na po ako, ininterview po ako ng teacher namin sa school at sinasabing para po sa ie-endore na CHED Scholar po ng school namin, tanong lang po sila po ba maglalakad na application ko o ako po? Salamat po.

  53. 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.

  54. 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

      • Good morning po, tanong ko lang po pwede po ba na sa School na papasukan po mag submit (OSA/ Guidance Office) ng forms para sa application sa scholarship malayo po kasi kami sa Regional Office po at ang mga bata po ay nahihirapan po na magbiyahe ng malayo. salamat po sa pagtugon

      • Hello @Admin PH. Ask lang po kung ano ang mga requirements when we go to college? At ano po ang mga kailangan para maka avail scholarship program ng CHED? Salamat po.

      • Good morning ask ko lang po, kasi sa announcement na nakalagay hanggang April 30 nalang po dapat makapagpasa sa CHED ng mga requirements pero I ask one of the personnel na pagpapasahan ng requirements hindi pa daw po kasi wala pa daw sinasabi ang CHED. Paano po kaya ang gagawin? Thanks po and God bless

    • 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.

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

  56. After graduation pa po kasi nagbibigay ng good moral cert ang school. ASk ko lang po if pwede po ba ang certificate of enrollment tapos to be follow na lang ang good moral ?Thanks!

  57. Good day, puwede po mag apply mga taga ARMM, specifically Marawi City. Kasi wala kami CHED office dito. Saan po kami magpapass ng requirements paper? Puwede sa Cagayan de Oro? kasi may CHED office sila doon. Thank You

  58. good day maam/sir
    taga CTU main po ako..
    tapos nasa 2nd year napo ako ngayun, gusto ko sana mag apply sa CHED scholarship, anong semester po ang needed para maka avail sa scholarship pag nag apply ako?

  59. Im a graduating college student. But after this, Im planning to take up another bachelor’s degree which is included in your list of priority courses. As stated in the qualifications, you can apply as long as not more than 30 y/o. So, gusto ko po malaman if I will be qualified to apply. Thank you so much. You’re response to this comment will be highly appreciated.

  60. Applicable po pa rin ba ang scholarship ngayon?

    Paano po ba kukuha ng notarized contract between ched and the student borrower?

    Walk-in po ba ang procedure?

  61. Pwede po ba mag-apply sa half merit scholarship kahit na nasa Tulong Dunong na?Since mataas din naman po GWA and grade. Confused lang po kasi ako, 3000 php lang ang samin, tapos yung nauna samin na old scholars at new scholars ay 6000 same lang naman pong tulong dunong, bakit po kaya ganun?

  62. Hello po, ang 2nd year college student with BEED major in Early Childhood Education po ba pwede pa mag apply for ched scholarship? thanks in advance!

  63. Hi maam ask lang po if pwede ako mag avail ng schoolarship ..I finish my 1st year in BSBA last 2013 can I still avail?

  64. good evening po. pano po yung mga grade 12 students na nagstart ng classes sa august? as of this time pa po kasi magsisimula palang kmi sa 2nd sem kaya hanggang 1&2 quarter grades palang ang meron kami. makakahabol pa po ba kami sa pagpasa ng mga requirements???

  65. 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.

  66. 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.

  67. 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??

  68. 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?

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

  70. 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.

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

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

    • Good morning po, pede po ba na sa School na lang po na papasukan (OSAS or Guidance Office) mag submit ang bata ng forms?….. malayo po kasi kami sa Regional Office. Salamat po sa pagtugon.

  72. 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

        • Hello po good evening pwd po mag tanong I’m from negros Oriental in basis city tapus dito po ako sa negros Occidental nagaaral sa central Philippines state university main campus brgy camingawan kabankalan city ma’am/sir San po kaming office pwd mag apply kailangan salamat po

    • happy day po? tanong ko lng po qng saan address ipapasa mga requirements na mag aapply sa CHED scholarship(StuFAPs) sorsogon po address qo. thank you po

      • hi Admin PH,, ask ko lang po if qualified po akong mag apply for college scholarship ng CHED? currently enrolled po ako , second sem. of first year college, gusto ko po kasi sanang mag apply ng scholarship sa CHED, and if yes, paano po? thank you po.. hintayin ko po reply nyo po. Godbless po.

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