All incoming college freshmen are invited to apply to the CHED Scholarship Program 2023. CHED Scholarship 2023- 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 shall be 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.
Who can apply to CHED Scholarship 2023 Program?
Incoming first-year college students who will be graduating from Senior High Schools.
What are the Qualifications?
- Must be a Filipino citizen;
- Graduating high school student or high school graduate with a general average
- General Weighted Average (GWA)
- For 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, GWA must be 93% but not more than 95%.
- 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;
- Avail of only one government-funded financial assistance program.
What are the CHED Scholarships 2023 Requirements?
A certified true copy of the Birth Certificate.
Duly certified true copy of High school report card for incoming freshmen students eligible for college (High School Graduate); and
Duly certified true copy of grades for Grade 11 and 1st semester of Grade 12 for graduating high school students.
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.
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 Disability (PWD) under RA 7277
- Solo Parent and/or their dependents under RA 8972
- Underprivileged and homeless citizen under RA 7279
- Senior Citizen under RA 9994
- Indigenous People under RA 8371 CHED Priority Courses Effective Academic Year 2023-2023
What are the CHED Priority Courses?
We know you are looking about What are the courses under the CHED scholarship? Here are the CHED priority courses for where qualified beneficiaries of CHED Regular Programs shall be directed to enroll:
Priority Courses are as follows:
Engineering and Technology
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Communications Engineering
Manufacturing / Production Engineering
Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Aviation Related Programs
Mechatronics Engineering Technology
Information Technology Education
Entertainment and Multimedia Computing / Game Development and Animation
Library and information Science
Science and Mathematics
Applied Physics / Physics
Applied Mathematics / Mathematics
Applied Statistics/ Statistics
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Architecture and Related Programs
Business and Management
Business Analytics (straight major)
Hospitality Management/ Hotel and Restaurant Management
Tourism Management/ Tourism
Maritime Engineering Marine Transportation
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 / Medical Laboratory Science
Nutrition and Dietetics
Speech Language Pathology
Human Services (Guidance and Counseling)
Indigenous Peoples Studies/ Education
Peace Studies/ Education
Multi and Interdisciplinary Cluster
Data Science and Analytics
Disaster Risk Management/ Climate Change
Renewable / Sustainable Energy
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 2023 via CHED Memorandum Order No. 11 series of 2023.
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.
Responsibilities of a CHED Scholar
As a CHED scholarship , 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.