CHED Merit Scholarship Program 2024-2025: Empowering Qualified Students to Pursue Higher Education and Achieve Success!

Are you a student with exceptional academic skills but find yourself struggling to pursue higher education due to financial constraints?

Do you belong to any of the special groups identified by the government, such as underprivileged and homeless citizens, persons with disabilities, or solo parents and their dependents?

If so, we have some exciting news for you – the CHED Merit Scholarship Program 2024-2025 may be the answer to your educational aspirations!

This government-funded scholarship is designed to support and empower academically talented students who belong to the identified special groups.

With the CHED Merit Scholarship Program, you can transform your future by pursuing your dreams of higher education and unlocking opportunities that will change your life forever.

Specifically, the CHED Merit Scholarship Program is currently accepting applications from incoming freshmen.

Only incoming freshmen who are interested in pursuing their undergraduate studies in any of the priority programs recognized by CHED may apply.

CHED Scholarship Priority Courses:

Priority Courses for CHED Scholarship Programs (CSPs) Effective AY 2024-2025

Science and Mathematics

  • Applied Physics/Physics
  • Applied Mathematics/Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics/Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Human Biology
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Science
  • Meteorology
  • Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Information Technology Education

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Entertainment and Multimedia Computing
  • Game Development and Animation
  • Information System
  • Information Technology
  • Library and Information Science

Engineering and 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
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Aircraft Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Related Programs
  • Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Architecture and Related Programs

  • Architecture
  • Fine Arts
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Environmental Planning

Business and Management

  • Accountancy
  • Business Analytics (straight or major)
  • Hospitality Management/ Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Tourism Management/Tourism

Health Profession Education

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor of Optometry
  • Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition/Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech and Language Pathology

Maritime Education

  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Transportation

Social Sciences

  • Community Development
  • Human Services (Guidance and Counseling)
  • Indigenous Peoples Studies/Education
  • Peace Studies/Education
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Teacher Education

  • Secondary Education majors in Science and Mathematics
  • Culture and Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Special Needs Education
  • Sports and Exercise Science

Multi and Interdisciplinary Cluster

  • Agribusiness
  • Agro-Forestry
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Disaster Risk Management/ Climate Change
  • Renewable/Sustainable Energy

The CHED Merit Scholarship Program offers financial assistance in the form of full or partial scholarships under the State Scholarship and Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA). The scholarship covers tuition, other fees, and a monthly stipend for living expenses.

This is an excellent opportunity for qualified Filipino students to pursue their higher education goals without the financial burden.

Whether attending a private higher education institution or a state or local university or college, students can benefit from this program and focus on their academic pursuits.

The program covers tuition and other school fees, a stipend released directly to scholars or through higher education institutions, and a book and connectivity allowance per semester until the completion of the degree program.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be graduating high school students or high school graduates with a general weighted average (GWA) of at least 96% for Full Merit Program and 93% to 95% or its equivalent for Half Merit Program.

In addition, student applicants belonging to special groups such as underprivileged and homeless citizens, persons with disabilities, and solo parents and/or their dependents must submit certifications and/or identification cards issued by the appropriate offices or agencies.

Applicants can only avail of one government-funded financial assistance program, and they must provide documentary requirements, such as a certified true copy of their birth certificate to prove their citizenship, high school report cards, and income requirements (depending on their situation).

They must also submit a special group identification card and send their application and documents online to their respective CHED Regional Office.

Don’t miss this chance to advance your education and achieve your goals. Apply now for the CHED Merit Scholarship Program!

Ultimately, please be reminded that this scholarship posting is for informational purposes only, and any information contained herein belongs to its rightful owners.

You may click the “APPLY NOW!” button provided if you wish to proceed in applying. May you find the perfect opportunity that aligns with your skills, interests, and goals. BEST OF LUCK!

Source: Philippine Go


4 responses to “CHED Merit Scholarship Program 2024-2025: Empowering Qualified Students to Pursue Higher Education and Achieve Success!”

  1. Jessa Clapano Avatar
    Jessa Clapano

    Im a first year college
    My corse is criminology

  2. Jessa Clapano Avatar
    Jessa Clapano

    I want to apply

  3. Jessa Clapano Avatar
    Jessa Clapano

    How to apply

  4. sana po makakuha ako ng ched scholarship

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