The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is offering State Program and Private Education Student Financial Assistance (PESFA) for the coming academic year 2017-2018. Filipino citizens are eligible to apply for this programme.
CHED will accept the applications of incoming freshmen and applicants with earned units in colleges through its Regional Offices.
Excellent opportunity for Filipino citizens.
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To date, the CHED continues to provide poor and deserving Filipinos opportunities to quality higher education as articulated in its Long Term Development Plan provisions for “Access and Equity” with the establishment and maintenance of program, grants-in-aid and loan programs.
Application Deadline: Closed
- Programs are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
- Applicants must be a Filipino citizen,
- Must be a high school graduate, candidate for graduation; with earned units in college; passer of Alternative Learning System (ALS) / Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT),
- Must have a combined annual gross income of parents/guardian not to exceed Three Hundred Thousand Pesos (PhP 300,000.00)*,
- Must avail of only one CHED program or financial assistance program; and
- Must not be a graduate of any degree program.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via post.
- Documentary Requirements: For Incoming Freshmen:
- For 4th year HS applicants – 3rd-year grade and first three grading periods of the fourth year
- For high school graduates – Form 138
- For Applicants with Earned Units in College – Certificate of grades in all subjects in completed semesters
- Other Applicants
- ALS – Accreditation and Equivalency Test Passer Certificate
- PEPT – Certificate of Advancing to the Next Level
- Other Requirements: Any one of the following: Latest Income Tax Return (ITR) of parents or guardian, Certificate of Tax Exemption from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Certificate of Indigency from their Barangay, Case Study from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), or Affidavit of No Income. For children of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) and seafarers, the latest copy of contract or proof of income may be considered.
- Certificate of good moral character from the last school attended.
- Benefit: Full scholars will receive financial assistance worth PhP30,000 while partial scholars are set to receive PhP15,000 per academic year. On the other hand, PESFA scholars will receive PhP15,000.