MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will accept scholarship program applications for Academic Year 2020-2021 starting March 2020 to May 2020, per CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 08 Series of 2019 entitled “Policies and Guidelines for CHED Scholarship Programs (CSPs)”.
The CMO is an amendment to CMO No. 13 series of 2014, the Revised Guidelines for the Implementation of the Student Assistance Programs (StuFAPs) which took effect on Academic Year 2014-2015.
Update May 21, 2020: CHED Chairman Prospero de Vera said that they will not grant new merit scholarships for this year after the government re-aligned portion of its budgets to fund its combat against the coronavirus pandemic. Likewise, the current budget can only cover existing scholars. To quote from his statements at a senate hearing,
“We are giving out a notice that we will not be able to give merit scholarship for this school year,”
“Ang mapopondohan namin doon sa natitirang pera ay iyong continuing lang kasi kung tatanggap kami ng bago tapos hindi mabibigyan ‘yong continuing, mas kawawa sila.”
There were 2,467 supposed slots for the 2020 CHED Scholarship.
CSPs aim to provide assistance to deserving and financially-incapable students preferably the Underprivileged and Homeless Citizens under Republic Act No. 7279, Persons with Disability (PWDs) under RA No. 7277 as amended, solo parents and/or their dependents under RA 8972, Senior Citizens under RA 9994 and Indigenous People under RA 8371 in finishing their tertiary studies.
Online Application for 2020 CHED Scholarship is available for CHED regional offices. No need to go to CHED Regional offices. Just fill out the online form and follow the suceeding instructions.
2020 CHED SCHOLARSHIP SCHEDULE OF FILING
|March 1, 2020||May 31, 2020|
CHED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS 2020
A qualified applicant may be awarded Full Scholarship or Half Scholarship under the State Scholarship Program (SSP) and Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA). The availment of the type of scholarship is determined through ranking system and availability of slots.
QUALIFICATIONS/ ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR CHED SCHOLARSHIP 2020
- Must be a Filipino citizen;
- Must be a graduating high school/high school graduate with General Weighted Average (GWA) of at least 90% or its equivalent computed as follows:
- If completed Grade 11 + 1st semester of grade 12 then grade is computed as ((Average GWA of Grade 11)) + GWA of grade 12)/3)*70%
- If completed Grade 12 then grade is computed as GWA*70%
- Must have a combined annual gross income of parents/guardian not to exceed Php 400,000.00. (in cases where income exceeds Php 400,000.00, an applicant must present a written certification or medical findings of illness of a family member, or school certifications of two or more dependents enrolled in college);
- The students applicants belonging to the special group of persons such as the Underprivileged and Homeless Citizens under Republic Act No. 7279, Persons with Disability (PWDs) under RA No. 7277 as amended, 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.
CHED SCHOLARSHIP 2020 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The package of financial assistance to scholars covered the tuition and other school fees (TOSF) plus stipend which shall be released directly to scholars or through Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) per semester of a given academic year until the completion of the degree program. Here is the financial coverage for CHED 2020 scholars:
A. Private HEIs
B. State Universities and Colleges (SUCs)/ Local Universities and Colleges (LUCs)
For participating HEIs with trimester or quarter system, the total amount of financial assistance stated in the tables above shall be distributed proportionately depending on the type of scholarship availed.
The CMO clarified that the amount of TOSF in the table above is based on the estimated average tuition fees in SUCs, while the amount of stipend is based on inflation rate, to be at par with the current development of financial assistance to ensure affordability of quality educational materials and offsent students’ expenses.
WHAT ARE THE APPLICATION (DOCUMENTARY) REQUIREMENTS?
CHED Scholarship applicants must secure the following:
1. CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENT
- Certified True Copy of Birth Certificate
2. ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
- High school report card for incoming freshmen students eligible for college
- Duly certified true copy of grades for Grade 11 and 1st semester of Grade 12 for graduating high school students
3. FINANCIAL/INCOME REQUIREMENTS
Student applicants must also submit any of the following financial documents.
- Latest Income Tax Return (ITR) of parents or guardian
- Certificate of Tax Exemption from the Bureau of the Internal Revenue (BIR)
- Certificate of Indigence either from Barangay or Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
- Case study report from DSWD
- Latest copy of contract or proof of income may be considered for children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and seafarers
2020 CHED SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE APPLICATION
Interested CHED Scholarship applicants may follow the online application forms from each CHED Regional Offices as outlined below.
- CHEDRO I
- CHEDRO II
- CHEDRO III
- CHEDRO IV
- CHEDRO V
- CHEDRO VI
- CHEDRO VII
- CHEDRO VIII
- CHEDRO IX
- CHEDRO X
- CHEDRO XI
- CHEDRO XII
- CHED NCR
- CHED CAR
- CHED CARAGA
- CHED MIMAROPA
HOW TO APPLY FOR CHED SCHOLARSHIP 2020?
- Download the 2020 CHED scholarship application form in pdf format.
- Submit the accomplished CHED scholarship application form together with the required supported documents directly to the CHED Regional Office where the schools that they graduated from are based.
- If the application is filed online, the form together with the supporting documents shall be electronically submitted to the CHED Regional Office (CHEDRO) concerned (in PDF format), subject to further verification against the original documents if necessary.
- Accomplished application form together with supporting documents may also be submitted through courier.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE AND PASS AN EXAM TO BE A CHED SCHOLAR?
- No. There are no entrance exams for CHED scholarship. Just submit all the required documents.
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR CHED SCHOLARSHIP RANKING
The ranking system will be used by the CHEDROs in selecting the most qualified applicants based on the requirements. The ranking will be made according to the following percentage distribution.
|Annual Gross Income||30%|
Award of full or half-scholarship will be given to qualified students based on the results of the ranking system and the distribution of slots per region for a given academic year.
The equivalent points assigned in the image below are to provide standard reference in the ranking of applicants. The equivalent grades for ALS and PEPT passer is 80% with 70 points.
Additional five (5) points in the total score are given to applicants belonging to the special group of persons such as Underprivileged and Homeless Citizens under Republic Act No. 7279, Persons with Disability (PWDs) under RA No. 7277 as amended, solo parents and/or their dependents under RA 8972, Senior Citizens under RA 9994 and Indigenous People under RA 8371, after complying with all set-forth requirements.
NOTICE OF AWARD (NOA)
After submission of documents, CHEDRO will then evaluate the applications and ranks the qualified applicants according to criteria. CHEDRO will then send the NOA to the applicant or notify the list of awardees through HEIs. The applicant then sign the NOA and send back to the concerned CHEDRO through hard copy or electronic form within thirty (30) days after the receipt of NOA.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF A CHED SCHOLAR
Once selected, a 2020 CHED scholar has the following responsibilities:
- Enroll in a recognized priority programs of Private Higher Educational Institutions (PHEIs) or SUCs/LUCs with Certificate of Program Compliance (COPC).
- Maintain a GWA of at least 85% or its equivalent for full scholars and 80% or its equivalent for half scholars.
- Carry a regular load per semester/term as determined by HEIs.
- Complete the degree program within the time frame required in the curriculum, in case of approved deferment.
- Secure written approval of the concerned CHEDRO in case of transfer to another HEI, in case of shift to other recognized or authorized priority programs.
NON-DUPLICATION OF SCHOLARSHIP
CHED adopts the non-duplication of financial benefits under its CSPs. Below students who are existing beneficiaries of their respective scholarship programs are not qualified to apply.
- CHED Expanded Student Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation who are enjoying a free TOSF privilege under RA 10931 and receiving yearly stipend under the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES),
- Students enrolled in PHEIs in cities and municipalities with no existing SUCs/ LUCs but receiving both tuition and stipend allowance,
- Students considered as poor based on the National Household Targeting System or the Listahanan 2.0 who are either enrolled in PHEIs or SUCs/ LUCs and receiving tuition and stipend benefits or recipients of free TOSF privilege with stipends respectively,
- Students who are poor but are part of Listahanan 2.0 ranked according to estimated per capita income based on submitted documentation of proof of income enrolled in PHEIs or SUCs/ LUCs and also receiving tuition and stipend benefits or recipients of free TOSF privilege with stipend.
Should you need further clarifications, you may reach CHED at below contact details
- CHED Regional Offices – https://ched.gov.ph/regional-offices/
- Office of Student Development and Services at 3/F HEDC Building, CP Garcia Avenue, Quezon City with Tel No.: (02) 988-0001 and E-mail: [email protected]
- You may also email them at [email protected] or call at (02) 441-1260.
Here is the CMO No. 08 series of 2019, from CHED official website.
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I apply last april 2019 but I am not chosen. I am a college student now taking a mechanical engineering.
Paano po kung walang trabaho yung both parents ko. Kukunin ko pa din lahat ng requirements?
Mag bibigay pa po ba ng requirements ng income if deceased na ang both parents???
Pano po pag deceased na ang both parents??? Mag papasa pa po ba ng income na mga requirements??
Pano po pag hindi na maintain ang grade ng full or half scholar?
Pano po pag hindi na maintain ang grade ng full or half scholar?
HI, I AM A GRADE 10 STUDENT, INCOMING SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. AND I WOULD LIKE TO APPLY PO FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP, PWEDE PO BA AKO MAKA AVAIL? AND WHERE TO SUBMIT PO YUNG REQUIREMENTS? THANK YOU, GOD BLESS PO :)
how to apply this CHED scholarship
Hello po, saan po ba ipapadala yung mga requirements? Thank you!
Pano po wala trabaho? pano po ipapasa yung sa income ng magulang?
Pwede pa po bang i enroll ang ALS passer sa next school year sa college? Als passer po ako nung 2016.
Mayonline registration po ba?
good day, I already viewed the pdf file of CHED's Scholarship application form 2020, I have a question regarding the choices in academic requirement, the choices is only applicable for those who are in highschool/ graduating highschool. Then how about for us college students?
BSTM available in ur lists?
How about AB-Theology po?
How about AB-Theology po?
Hello po, ask ko lang po if pwede ako mag apply for Scholarship, nag stop po ako ng oneyear, pwede pa po ba ako maka pag apply? For that Scholarship? I hope na masagot nyo po to. Salamat.
Accepted po ang certificate of low income as a financial/income requirement?
saan po office nag ched sa region 10?
Paano po pag wala don yung course ko kasi po course ko ay education?
If medical technology po ba yung course pwede pa ring maka avail?
May i ask po pwede po ba ang education major in science?
Good day po, if ever yung applicant nag graduate sa region 8 ng hs at gustong magkolehiyo at shs sa cebu or region 7, pwede po ba yun? sa chedro VII po mag apply? thank you po.
Hello po,first year college po ako, polscie student, pwede po ba ako mg apply? but nxt SY mg shift lng po ako either nursing or social work kung mkapasa sa CET and other process, can you please guide me?
Hello. I'm a returnee last 2016 pa ako nakaattend ng college. Basically 1st year 1st semester lang natapos ko but I'm shifting to another course(Teacher Education) next year. But I graduated in High School last 2011 pa. Am I applicable to take CHED SCHOLARSHIP?
Hello po, sana po ma sagot nyo po tanung ko.. Transferee po ako nun..nka avail po ako ng free tuition kaya lang nagka problema po. Ayaw mag bigay ng dati ko pong school ng honorable dismissal yung una kase nawala ko yun kaya gumawa ng request letter yung recent na school na pinapasukan ko po. Pero sabi ng babae sa registrar dun hindi na sya pwede mag issue ng panibagong honorable dismissal ..kaya natigil ako 2yrs na at hindi rin nakapag trabaho dahil hindi ko po makuha transcripts ko. Nang dahil lg sa honorable dismissal hindi ko po natapos educ ko. Ano po ba dapat ang legal actions ko para maka balik po ako sa pag aaral ko
Pano po magpasa ng requirements?
sir wla po bang BS social work na inoofer? yun po kasi ang kunin ko next year. inaasahan ko po na meron dahil sa hirap ng buhay ito lng pong CHED na makakatulong sa akin para makapag tapos na pag aaral….
hello po sir. wla po bang BS social work na inooffer next year 2020 ? CHED lng po kasi ang pag asa ko para makapag tapos ng pag aaral dahil kapos din po sa buhay.. sana po meron
San po ba pwedeng ipasa mnga requirements?
good day po ask ko lang po yearly po ba kailangan mag apply sa tulong dunong.benefiaciary po ako ng school year 2018/2019. anu po requirements sa pag renew?
pano pag tourism po ang course ? makakatanggap po ba sya ng scholarship ?
may scholarship pa po ba for part time teacher and part time MS student?
Good morning maam/sir,ttanong ko lng po sana, pwde po kaya makapag apply ang tulad ko na makapag college pero 1 Yr lng po natapos ko sa 2 yrs course ko that's was 2006 kase nag abroad po ako sa kadahilanang may 4 din po akong kapatid na nag aaral at kapus po kme sa budget. Salamat po sa pag reply.
hi? hindi po ba pwede na sumali yung taking accountancy course po? wala po kasi sya specialization ng business ad
Bawal na po ba ang DOST scholar dito?
Social Work po ang course ko. Gusto ko po sanang mag apply kaso wala po sa priority courses, pwede po ba yun?
Pwede po ba makapag apply ang JHS completer?
I'm PWD po. Medyo di po mataas grades ko this year (graduating junior high school) due to chemotherapy po sa hospital. Can I still apply po ba? Next year tapos na naman po yung contract ko sa pagchechemo kaya I can focus on studies na. Maganda din po yung grades ko since then, ngayon lang talaga because I got sick.
ako po ay enrolled na sa isang college school at ako ay isang PWD makaka pag apply din po ba aq ng full schoolarship ng CHED
Hello! Thank you for this but I'm confused po on where are we going to submit all of the requirements?
Regarding po sa Income Tax of Parents? Paano po kung non-government worker Yung parent mo?
Paano po kung non-government worker po Yung parent?
Incoming 4th year college po ako this coming school year. openparin po ba sakin ang scholarship?
Nagtapos po ako ng college pero hindi po yun nakaregister sa CHED. Graduate po ako ng Bachelor of Sacred Music sa isang seminaryo. Ngayon po ay nagtuturo ako ng Misic but I want to be a license teacher.Pwede pa po ba ako mag apply for application of scholarship?
Pano po pag 1st and 2nd sem g11 83 lang gwa pero ngayong g12 nasa 90 pwede parin po ba yon?
Good Day po. Ask ko lang po pano kapag BSBA major in Financial Management po ang course, pwede pa rin po ba mag avail ng scholarship? Thanks po sa sasagot in advance
GoodDay! Pwd po ba mag apply if 1st sem lng yung na take ko. Nag stop na po agad. Kasi mag shift po ako ng course.
Paano po pag walang case study report from DSWD?
Saan po nearest address nang CHED here in Bulacan? pra po sa pag papasa ng requirements
nasa list of priority po ba yung course na Bachelor of Physical Education?
Paano po ipadala ang requirements if malayo ang regional ched office?
Avail po ba ang course na BSMA?
Paano po mag submit ng requirements online?
Does this have mandatory years of work in return? Like DOST SEI scholarship program?
paano po mag submit ng requorements online?
May I ask? Pasok po ba ang nursing? And san po pweding kumuha ng application of scholarship form 2020 po?
Pwede po ba Ang mag gragrade 11 palang?
Good noon. I just want to ask if what exactly is the certificates of grades? Is grades slip for every completed semester sufficient po? Thank you.
KAILANGAN BA TALAGA 2 SEMESTER COMPLETED TO AVAIL THIS SCHOLARSHIP SA MGA COLLEGE UNIT EARNERS? DI KO KASI NATAPOS YUNG DALAWANG SEMESTER, YUNG FIRST LAMANG PO DAHIL NAGKAPOS SA PERA
Ma'am/sir ano ano po ba ang dapat na icommply na requirements ?Pwide pa po ba mg submitt till kelan po ang deadline?
pwedi po ba mag apply BACHELOR OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION?
Ako po kase gusto ko maging scholar pero mag co-completer palang po ako.Grade 10 po kase ako ngayon year and consistent honor student po.
Pwede po ba mag apply ang isang upcoming completers this year?Gusto ko po kase sanang maging scholar para sa pag-aaral,at consistent honor student po ako from g7 to g10 po.
Saang specific place po ipapasa yung mga requirements?
Pano po yung online application since malayo po kami sa regional office?
Pano po magapply online?
What if po 1st sem lng yung na take up ko then 2nd sem po nag stop due to financial problems. Pwedi po bang mag apply pa rin ng scholarship and to take up 1st college again? 1st yr college po akon ngayon
Where to submit po I'm in negros….
Is there a possibility for accountancy to be included in the priority courses in year 2020? Thank you in advance :)
Tanong tumataggap ba kayo ng high school student i mean mag ggrade 7 pa lang?, salamat..
Ano po yung lahat lahat na requirements?
NASA negros po ako saan pwedeng ipasa….
Hindi po ba avail ang education courses?
Hi admin tanong ko po ba kasi yung cours ko bachelor of science in customs administration qualified po ba ako mag apply
Panu first year college plang po mag end pa lng po ng first semester pwde pa po kaya may apply .. Thanks sa sagot po!
Pwde po ba ang magkapatid na mag apply po?
Hello po, if nasa tacurong po nag aaral, where can we pass our requirements?
Pwede po bang mag apply if ang course is BSEd Science?
Hello admin. Good day..
Ask ko lng po. If possible ba na maka apply ako. Nakapag aral ako ng college tapos,, biglang na stop dko natapos ang 1st semester sa 3rd yr college ko po. Incomplete. Tapos gusto kong mag aral ulit po.ibng course na tapos,, balik ko sa first year.
Help me. Po. Para maready ko lahat.
Nagkasakit nanay ko noon kaya dko natapos ang 1st semester sa 3rd year po. Thank u po
In filing the documents at the regional offices, what material can we use in summing i up our documents? (folder, brown envelope,or whatever?)
Good afternoon admin. Tanung ko lang po wala po kasi yung education sa priority course ng CHED ibig po bang sabihin hindi napo kmi makaka avail ng scholarship?
may available po kayong g11 lang po?
how to apply po?
available po ba na g11 lang po at hindi pa graduating sa shs tapos sa next school year pa kasi ako mag g12
Hello po, i am currently a grade 12 student at sa June or July pa po ang end ng school year namin,sa 2021-2022 po ba na year ako mag aapply since May 31,2020 po ang deadline
how to apply?
Ma'am or Sir pano po pag 1st year college tapos kakatapos lang po ng 2st Sem ? Thank you
Pano po if hindi ka na dun nakatira sa dati niyong tinitirahan,is it atill required na ipasa yung form sa CHEDRO kung saan nasasakop yung school na pinagtapusan mo?
Pano po kapag 1st year college na po kayo? Pwede po bang mag apply for 2nd year college?
Please do include Medical Technology.
applicable po ba yung scholarship na 'to para sa ibang University?
Marine Engineering po ung course ng anak ko 1st year 2nd sem n po sya ngyn, pwde po b sya mag apply s scholarship?
Pwedi pa po ba mag apply kahit 3rd year college na po ngayong semester?
is there any available scholarship for upcoming senior high school students?
Saan po ba makukuha yung application form?
Paano po mag apply?
Pwede po ba irregular student?
Paano po kung ALS passer. Wala na po bang ibang requirements. My card po ako. Paano po mag apply online?
What if po college grad pero po want po ulit mag-aral? Pwede pa rin po ba mag avail ng 2nd degree?