CHED Scholarship Online Application Guide

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is a government agency attached to the Office of the President mandated by law to provide financial assistance through scholarships to qualified and deserving students, preferably the Underprivileged and Homeless Citizens under RA 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 Peoples under RA 8371. They help to ensure that education shall be accessible to all especially to underprivileged and deserving students and help them to finish their college education.

Who May Apply

The CHED Scholarship Programs (CSPs) is open to all Filipino citizens who are graduating high school students or high school graduate whose General Weighted Average (GWA) is 90% above or its equivalent. Their families must have a combined annual gross income of not more than Php 400,000.00. If the student applicant is accepted as a CHED scholar, he or she must enroll in any of the priority courses identified by CHED.

How to Apply Online

Update: As per CHED’s Office of Student Development and Services- Local Student Affairs Division (OSDS-LSAD), the CHED Scholarship Program (CSP) application for Academic Year 2021-2022 is still suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for more updates.

Student applicants can now apply online and there is no need to go to the CHED Regional Offices anymore. To apply online, an applicant must determine first what region his/her school belongs to. Click on the link of the corresponding CHED Regional Office (CHEDRO) then follow the regional instructions. The filing of the application runs from March 1 to May 31, 2020 only.

CHEDRO Links (Note: To be activated from March 1 to May 31, 2020)

Documentary Requirements

For the complete list of requirements, please refer to our post: CHED Scholarship 2021: Requirements and Qualifications. Prepare scanned copies of the required documents in PDF format. Your region might require you to upload the documents or submit your documents through email or through personal appearance.

List of Priority Courses

Here are the CHED priority courses for where qualified beneficiaries of CHED Regular Programs shall be directed to enroll:

List of Priority Programs


  • Physics/Applied Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Meteorology
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Criminology
  • Forensic Science
  • Industrial Security Administration
  • Geology
  • Human Biology
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Disaster Risk Management/Climate Change
  • Zoology


  • Civil Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Technology
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Information System
  • Library and Information Science
  • Entertainment and Multimedia Computing
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Technology


  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Ceramic Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Food Engineering
  • Geodetic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing/ Production Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Transportation
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries

  • Agriculture Technology
  • Agriculture and its hybrid programs
  • Agro-Forestry
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Animal Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Fisheries
  • Food Technology/Science
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture


  • Statistics/Applied Statistics
  • Math/Applied Math

Business Process Outsourcing

  • Business Administration with Specialization/Major/Track in Business Analytics
  • Business Administration with Specialization/Major/Track in Business Processing Outsource


  • Hospitality Management/Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Tourism/Travel Management

Benefits of a Scholar

The financial assistance to CHED Scholars shall cover tuition and other school fees (TOSF) plus stipend which shall be released directly to the scholars or through HEIs per semester of a given academic year until the completion of the degree program. The breakdown of the financial assistance, depending on the type of scholarships awarded, are as follows:

Financial Benefit Package per Academic Year

CHED benefits table

For more information, please visit or the Office of Student Development And Services (OSDS)-CHED. Email them at or call them at (02) 8988-0001.

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Michelle Rivera
Michelle Rivera
1 day ago

almost all the CHEDRO links cannot be access

Therese Jan Cainglet
Therese Jan Cainglet
15 days ago

CHEDRO VI po nde din po maccess

Rae Maxene Oliveros
Rae Maxene Oliveros
17 days ago

Good morning po. I can’t access the link for Region III po.

18 days ago

Hello po, bakit hindi po ma-access yung sa NCR po?

21 days ago

Bat po yung NCR di pa po ma access