CHED Full Scholarship and Partial Scholarships for Filipino Citizens, 2017/18

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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is offering State Scholarship Program (Full Scholarship and Partial Scholarship) and Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA) for the coming academic year 2017-2018. Filipino citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

CHED will accept the applications of incoming freshmen and applicants with earned units in colleges through its Regional Offices.

To date, the CHED continues to provide poor and deserving Filipinos opportunities to 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.

Scholarship Award: Full scholars will receive financial assistance worth PhP30,000 while partial scholars are set to receive PhP15,000 per academic year. On the other hand, PESFA scholars will receive PhP15,000.

Number of Scholarships: Last year, a total of 2,368 students qualified under SSP and PESFA. 988 students qualified as full scholars, 690 were accepted as partial scholars while another 690 became PESFA scholars.

Scholarship can be taken in the Philippines

Documentary Requirements

For Incoming Freshmen:

For 4th year HS applicants – 3rd-year grade and first three grading periods of the fourth year

For high school graduates – Form 138

For Applicants with Earned Units in College – Certificate of grades in all subjects in completed semesters

Other Applicants

ALS – Accreditation and Equivalency Test Passer Certificate

PEPT – Certificate of Advancing to the Next Level

Other Requirements

Any one 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 Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), or Affidavit of No Income. For children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and seafarers, the latest copy of contract or proof of income may be considered.

Certificate of good moral character from the last school attended.


Filipino citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

What is the study subject?:

Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

The necessary course level:

Scholarships are available to pursue the undergraduate programme.

Criteria to be eligible:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

How to apply this scholarship?:

Applications should be submitted via post.

Find the application form in: View form

Deadline: The deadline for submission of requirements is on April 28, 2017.

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