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CHED Merit Scholarship Programs (CMSP) AY 2024-2025
Application is Now Open!

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The CHED Merit Scholarship Program (CMSP) 2024. This government-funded scholarship is designed to support academically gifted Filipino students, particularly those who belong to special groups such as underprivileged citizens, persons with disabilities, and solo parents and their dependents.

This article will provide an overview of the CMSP, including its eligibility requirements and documentary requirements.

Overview of CHED-CMSP

The CMSP is a valuable opportunity for Filipino students who want to pursue their undergraduate studies in any CHED recognized priority programs in private higher education institutions (HEIs) or State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Local Universities and Colleges (LUCs).

This scholarship provides full or partial financial assistance, which may cover tuition and other fees, as well as a monthly stipend for living expenses.


To be eligible for the CMSP, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Filipino Citizen
  • Graduating high school students/High school graduate
  • General Weighted Average (GWA) of at least 93% or above.
  • For Full State Scholarship Program(FSSP) and Full Private Education Student Financial Assistance(FPESFA), GWA must be 96 or above
  • For Half-SSP and Half-PESFA, GWA must be atleast 93 but not more than 95
  • Combined annual gross income of parent/s, guardian for CY 2022 does not exceed Four Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP 400,000.00), 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
  • Avail of only one government funded financial assistance program.

Documentary Requirements

Applicants must submit the following documentary requirements:


  • Original /Certified true copy of Birth Certificate


  • Front and back image of the duly certified true copy of High school report card for incoming freshmen students eligible for college (High School Graduate)
  • Front and back image of the duly certified true copy of grades for Grade 11 and 1st semester of Grade 12 for graduating high school students

Income: – any of the following:

  • Latest ITR (BIR Form No. 2316 CY 2022) of parents or guardian if employed
  • Certificate of Tax Exemption from the BIR
  • Certificate of Indigency from their Barangay named after the parent/guardian indicating the annual income
  • Certificate/Case Study from DSWD (not the panunumpa)
  • Latest copy of contract or proof of income for children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and seafarers.


Before proceeding to the application please take note that CSPs V will strictly implement the following:

  • Only applicants with complete and correct documentary requirements will be considered for initial ranking.
  • The Tertiary school and course that the applicant will input in the application will be considered FINAL, enrollment in HEI or program/ non-priority program other than what you have identified during online application will result in disqualification.
  • Application is strictly intended for incoming freshmen students in college (Grade 12 students for the current academic year), hence, college students can no longer apply;
  • Only applicants with at least 93% General Weighted Average are advised to proceed.
  • The deadline for submission is until July 15, 2024.

Financial Assistance

This scholarship program shall cover tuition and other school fees (TOSF), stipend which shall be released directly to the scholars or through HEIs, and book connectivity allowance per semester of a given academic year until the completion of the degree program.

Application Procedure

  1. Prepare the complete documentary requirements
  2. Scan the documentary requirements clearly.
  3. Send the application and documents ONLINE to your respective CHED Regional Office.

Application Form:


The CMSP is an excellent opportunity for academically talented Filipino students who belong to special groups to pursue their higher education goals without worrying about the financial burden.

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements and submit the required documentary requirements. The application opening date is yet to be announced, so interested applicants are advised to monitor the official website of CHED for updates.

The CMSP can help deserving Filipino students achieve their dreams of obtaining a college degree, and it is a testament to the government’s commitment to education and development.

For inquiries, kindly contact your respective CHED Regional Office.

SOURCE: https://facebook.com/ched5official/ & https://facebook.com/chedro6.gov/

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Fel M. Retes May 22, 2023 - 10:40 am

I am writing to humbly request your consideration for a scholarship opportunity that would greatly support my educational aspirations and enable me to pursue academic excellence.

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Christine Saldivar June 24, 2023 - 11:06 am

I hope that I can get this scholarship to help me for my needs when I started studying in college this coming 2023-2024


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