CHED Merit Scholarship Program

Academic Year 2024-2025

About CMSP


The following are the Eligibility and Documentary Requirements for CMSP

Eligibility Requirements

A student must comply with the following criteria to qualify for the scholarship grant:

  1. Filipino citizen;
  2. Graduating high school/High school graduate with general weighted average (GWA) of at least 96% for Full State Scholarship Program (FSSP) and Full Private Education Student Financial Assistance(FPESFA) and for Half-SSP and Half-PESFA, GWA must be atleast 93% to 95% or its equivalent.It will be computed as follows:
    • If Graduating: Grade 11 (1st sem + 2nd sem) + 1st semester of Grade 12 then grade is computed as ((General Average of Grade 11 1st sem + 2nd sem)) + General Average of grade 12) ÷ 3)
    • If Graduated Grade 12, then grade is computed (1st semester + 2nd semester grade of G12 ÷ 2) as G12 GWA
    • Enroll in CHED Priority Course. (CMO No. 7, S. 2023)
    • Combined annual gross income of parent/s, guardian which does not exceed Four Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP400,000.00), or in cases where the 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; and
    • Aside from the requirements in 1, 2, 3, and Documentary Requirements 1, 2, and 3 hereof, those student-applicants belonging to the special group of persons such as the Underprivileged and Homeless Citizens under Republic Act (RA) No. 7279, Persons with Disability (PWDs) under RA No. 7277 as amended, Solo Parents and/or their Dependents under RA 8872, Senior Citizens under RA 8894), and Indigenous Peoples under RA 8371, shall submit certifications and/or Identification Cards (IDs) issued by the appropriate offices of agencies.

Documentary Requirements

  1. Citizenship: Certified true copy of Birth Certificate
  2. Academic:
    •High school report card for incoming freshmen students eligible for college; and
    •Duly certified true copy of grades for Grade 11 and 1st semester of Grade 12 for graduating high school students
  3. Proof of Income of Parents/Guardian: The student-applicants shall submit any of the following
    •Latest ITR (2023) of parents or guardian if employed
    •Certificate of Tax Exemption from the BIR
    •Certificate of Indigency of parents/guardian from their Barangay
    •Certificate/Case Study from DSWD
    •Latest copy of contract or proof of income for children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and seafarers.

Are you qualified to be a CHED Scholar?

Application for AY 2024-2025 is now Officiall closed (July 15, 2024, 5:00 PM), Updates will be posted on our Facebook page


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If you have any inquiry regarding the CHED Merit Scholarship Program, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

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