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CHED Scholarship Program AY 2017-2018 – Application Requirements, Eligibility, Benefits

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 The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) announced that it is now accepting applications for scholarships under the State Scholarship Program (Full Scholarship and Partial Scholarship) and Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA) for the coming academic year (AY) 2017-2018.

CHED scholarship program 2017-2018 requirements, eligibility, benefits
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. 

What is the CHED scholarship program?

The scholarship is a modality of financial support given to qualified students based on merit or talent. 

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It is different from Grants-in-Aid and Student Loan which are also offered by CHED as part of its regular Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs). 

The scholarship is a modality of financial support given to qualified students based on merit or talent. It is different from Grants-in-Aid and Student Loan which are also offered by CHED as part of its regular Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs). 

Under the Scholarship Program, applicants may be qualified as a full scholar, partial scholar, or PESFA scholar. 

How do I qualify for CHED Scholarship Program?

To be accepted into the program, the applicant should either be a:

  1. high school graduate;
  2. candidate for graduation; 
  3. earned units in college; or
  4. passer of Alternative Learning System or Philippine Educational Placement Test. 

What are the benefits of CHED Scholarship Program?

– Full scholars will receive financial assistance worth PhP30,000 

– Partial scholars are set to receive PhP15,000 per academic year. 

– PESFA scholars will receive PhP15,000. 

What are the requirements of the CHED Scholarship Program?

Since the program is merit-based, CHED will consider the academic performance of the applicant. Aside from this, he or she will have to submit the annual gross income of his or her parents/guardians. 

How to submit applications for the CHED Scholarship Program?

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

All applications must be submitted to CHED. 

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

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