2020 Qualifications, Requirements and How to Apply for CHED Scholarship

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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is an attached agency to the Office of the President for administrative purposes. Its mandate is to promote relevant and higher quality education that will make graduates and professionals, highly competent and recognized in the international arena.

It also includes in their mandate to ensure that quality higher education is accessible to all who seek it, particularly those who may not be able to afford it.

In consonance with the mandate, CHED continues to provide poor and deserving Filipinos opportunities for quality higher education as articulated in its Long Term Development Plan provisions for “Access and Equity” with the establishment and maintenance of scholarship, grants-in-aid and loan programs.


If you or any of your family members are interested in avail the program and you think you are eligible to check the list of qualifications below.

Qualifications for CHED scholarship

According to the official gazette of the Philippine Government, to be able to qualify in Full Scholarship (FS) from CHED, the students must have a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 90% or its equivalent and GWA of at least 85% or its equivalent for a Partial Scholarship (PS).

  • Must be a Filipino citizen;
  • Must be a high school graduate; candidate for graduation; with earned units in college; passer of ALS/PEPT;
  • Must have a combined annual gross income of parents/guardian not to exceed P300,000.00;
  • Must avail of only one CHED scholarship or financial assistance program; and
  • Must not be a graduate of any degree program.

Requirements for CHED scholarship

General Weighted Average (GWA) Requirements

Full Scholarship (FS)

Intended for high school graduates whose general weighted average (GWA) is at least 90% or its equivalent, and for graduating high school students whose GWA is at least 90% or its equivalent in the third year and at least 90% in the first three grading periods of the fourth year, who will enroll in identified priority courses in duly authorized public or private higher education institutions (HEIs).

Partial Scholarship (PS)

Intended for high school graduates whose GWA is at least 85% or its equivalent and for graduating high school students whose GWA is at least 85% in the third year and at least 85% in the first three grading periods of the fourth year, who will enroll in identified priority courses in duly authorized public HEIs

Academic Scholarship

Senior High School Graduate

  • Photocopy of grades in Grade 12 and original copy of the Certificate of General Weighted Average (GWA) from the principal.

Candidate for Graduation in Senior High School

  • Photocopy of grades in Grade 12 (1st semester) and original copy of the Certificate of General Weighted Average (GWA) from the principal.
  • Photocopy of grades in grade 11 (1st and 2nd semesters) and original copy of the Certificate of General Weighted Average (GWA) from the principal.

Accreditation and Equivalency Test Passer (ALS)

  • Photocopy of Alternative Learning System (ALS) Accreditation and Equivalency Test Certificate/Certificate of Rating (Secondary Level) from the Department of Education (DepEd);
  • Photocopy of Diploma

Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) Passer

  • Photocopy of Certificate of Rating from DepEd;
  • Photocopy of Diploma

With Earned Units in College

  • Photocopy of grades in all subjects in completed semesters and Certification of Total General Weighted Average (GWA) from the registrar.

Other Requirements

A. Anyone of the following:


  • Latest Income Tax Return (ITR) of parents or guardian,
  • Certificate of Tax Exemption from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR),
  • Certificate of Indigency from their Barangay,
  • Case Study from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), or Affidavit of No Income
  • For children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and seafarers, a latest copy of contract or proof of income may be considered.

B. Certificate of good moral character from the last school attended

How to Apply for CHED Scholarship Online

Interested CHED Scholarship applicants may apply online through each CHED Regional Offices listed below.

How to Apply for CHED Scholarship 2020

Step 1. Fill out the CHED Scholarship application form, you can download it here.

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

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

For more information about the CHED scholarship, please visit CHED official website or the Philippine government official gazette.

Read Also: Philippine National Police (PNP) Application Requirements and Procedure


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  1. Hello po, graduated po ako ng SHS nitong april 2 lang,gusto ko po sanang mag apply for scholarship,pero hindi ko po alam kung qualified ba ko and kung ano ano ung kaylangan na requirements.sana po may magresponse kaagad thankyou.

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  2. hello po,gruated po ako ng shs nitong april 11 lang po ,gusto ko lang po sana mag apply for scholarship hindi ko lang po alam kung paano at kung ano po ang requirements sana po magkaresponse po thank you and God Bless 🙂

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  3. hi po good day, gusto kopo sanang mag download ng aplication form but wala po rito sa page niyo. can you please give me the address. salamat po

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  4. Good day po, Gusto kopo sanang magdownload ng application form po kaso po wala po dito sa page nyo. thankyou po.

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  5. Hai po good evening po gusto kupu sanang magdowload ng application form po kaso po hindi kopo alam kung paano gusto kopo kasing makakuha ng scholarship para sa pag aaral kopo need kopo tlga gusto kopong makatapos ..thank you po

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  6. available parin po ba itong scholarship hanggang ngayon?1st yr. college na po kc ang dalawa kong kapatid. kambal po sila

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  7. Good day! I graduated this year last April and I am a college student BS Psychology Major. I just want to ask if how can I fill up the requirements for applying scholarship? And is this scholarship available? I hope someone will help me with the regards thanks you

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  8. Sa hirap ng buhay, nangangarap talaga akong makapasok sa scholarship na ito😔 I’ll pray na sana makapasok ako😇

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  9. Paano po madownload ulit yung form na nafill up na po? Invalid format kasi pagdownload ko.
    Need po madownload ulit. Help po thankyou

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  10. Hi po sana po manotice po ito G12 student graduate po ako, now ko lang po kase nabasa yung info.about sa DOST scholarship so di na po ako makapagregister dahil close na po noong May 29, 2020. Gusto ko po sana magapply for scholarship baka pwede pong humabol?

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  11. Isang malaking oportunidad po saakin bilang isang mag-aaral na sana makakuha ako scholarship na ito upang matustusan ko po Ang mga bayarin at pang araw araw na
    gastusin sa pag aaral ko po at makatapos ng pag aaral at mag karoon ng magandang kinabukasan ng makatulong po ako sa pamilya ko. Sana po matulungan niyo po ako

    Salamat po.

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  12. Good Morning I am graduate already in SHS I am looking for scholarship I got 91 average…how to apply for this scholarship?

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  13. Hello po Graduate po ako ng senior high, pwede parin ba mag apply kahit last semester lang yung malaki kung grade? Kasi po yung 1rst sem ko po ay hindi umabot sa requirement na grade niyo yung last sem ko po yung umaabot at ng fit sa grade na yun , I hope pwede ako mag apply kasi gusti ko mag karoon ng scholarship thankyou.

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