2023 CHED Scholarship – Qualifications, Requirements and How to Apply


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.

Read: CHED Scholarship 2022-2023 Priority Course

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 2023

The applicants must meet all the qualifications below to qualify for the CHED scholarship program.

  • Must be a Filipino citizen;
  • Must be a senior high school graduate and/or candidate for graduation;
  • The family gross income must not exceed four hundred thousand pesos (Php 400,000.00)*
  • Must avail of only one CHED scholarship or financial assistance program; and
  • Must not be a graduate of any degree program.
  • General Weighted Average:
    • For the Full State Scholarship Program (FSSP) and Full Private Education Student Financial Assistance (FPESFA), GWA must be 96% or above.
    • For half-SSP or half-PESFA, GWA must be at least 93% but not more than 95%.

* In highly exceptional cases where income exceeds PhP400,000.00, 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.

Requirements for CHED scholarship

Academic Requirements

  • Senior High School Graduate
    • High school report card for incoming freshmen students eligible for college.
  • Candidate for Graduation in Senior High School
    • Duly certified true copy of Photocopy of grades in Grade 11 and 1st semester of Grade 12

Other Documentary Requirements

1. A certified true copy of the birth certificate;

2. Proof of Income (any of the following)

  • For children of OFWs and seafarers, a photocopy of any of the following:
    • The latest copy of the contract;
    • Proof of income
  • For children of non-OFWs, a photocopy of any of the following:
    • Photocopy of the latest Income Tax Return of parents or guardian;
    • Certificate of Tax Exemption from the Bureau of Internal Revenue
    • Case study from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
    • Affidavit of No Income
    • Certificate of Indigency from Barangay

LIST: CHED Scholarship 2023 Priority Courses

Benefits of a CHED Scholar

These are the breakdown of the financial assistance that will be given to qualified students

CHED Scholar allowance

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 2023

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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37 thoughts on “2023 CHED Scholarship – Qualifications, Requirements and How to Apply”

  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.

  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 🙂

  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

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

  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

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

  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

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

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

  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?

  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.

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

  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.

  14. Hello good morning!

    I am a senior high school candidate for graduation and I am applying to Ched Scholarship.I wrote this message because I would like to inquire in your Scholarship.Gusto ko sanang malaman kung paano mag process at saan ipasa ang form. Thank you po

  15. Gusto ko rin makaavail sa scholar na ito. Gagraduate napo ako sa susunod na buwan sana po may makanotice nito. Salamat

  16. Sana po matulungan nyo po ako sa pag aaral ko kasi patay na po ang mga magulang ko at ang lolo nalang po namin ang nagpupursige na makapag aral kami kaya po sa na matulungan nyo po ako kasi mahirap lang po kami.

  17. Hello Po Sir/Maam

    Sana matulungan nyo po kami na mga studyante na kagaya namin na gusto po makapag aral ng college isang malaking tulong sa scholarship na yan sa aming mga estudyante upang hindi mahirapan ang aming mga magulang dahil sa pag tratrabaho dahil lang sa gusto nila na maka pag tapos ng pagaaral para makuha ang aming mga pangarap at bilang estudyante na pagsisikapan namin para lang sa aming mga magulang sana isa kami or kaming mga estudyante na maging isang scholarship dahil isang malaking tulong yan sa amin at maraming salamat po Sir/Maam

  18. Hello po. Magandang araw. Paano po yung hidi nkapag senior high. Tapus nka pag vocational coures. Gusto ko po kasi mag aral ng college

  19. Maggrade 12 pa lng po anak ko pede n po cya magapply may grade n po po cya ng grade 11 pero grade 12 wala pa po cya grade ng first semester po magpapasukan pa lng po sa sept 13 ang deadline n po sa august 15 pano po kaya yun salamat po

  20. Hi poh good morning,paano pa ako makakuha ng scholarship po kailanga ko lang po para sa pa aral ko ng college dahil walang wala po kasi kami single parent lang po ang papa ko kay po Sana makuha po ako ng scholarship po.

  21. Hello good day po, pwe d po ba ako umap-lay nang scholarship dito isa po akong katutubo Indigenous People (Ip’s) Aking Tribe is TABIHANON BUKIGNON gusto kopo sanang mag karoon ng scholarship para sa darating na pasukan first year college sana ma notice po ito po yung contact number ko: 09516857388 Salamat!

  22. I hope CHED looks into those students that is already enrolled in college. I mean, the world changed unexpectedly, of course there will be financial struggles. A lot of them would either, decide to continue or stop. Please, CHED maglaan po sana kayo toh those students from 3rd year and above.

  23. hello po good day po..pwede po ba aku umaaplay ng scholarship…Grade 12 students po aku.. hope po na mapili nio aku at sana po mareply nio god bless po🙏😇

  24. Hello po, wala po dito ung application form sa page niyo po, sana po maibigay yung link, thanks po.


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