CHED CoScho Scholarship 2023-2024 | Apply Now

CHED CoScho Scholarship 2023 is now open to apply for all eligible Filipino students. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has recently announced the launch of CHED CoScho Scholarship program for the AY 2023-2024.

CHED CoScho Scholarship 2023 program for Filipino College students
CHED CoScho Scholarship 2023 for Filipino College students

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What is CHED CoScho Scholarship

CHED CoScho Scholarship 2023 means Scholarship program for Coconut Farmers and their Families in the Philippines.

The Commission on Higher Education in the Philippines (CHED) is in responsibility of ensuring the quality of the country’s college education system.

By providing the CHED CoScho scholarship, CHED aims to empower and uplift coconut farming communities.

Scholarship Benefits

Students who qualify for CHED scholarship will receive a total of ₱195,000 as scholarship benefits, which is as follows:

Regular Allowances₱80,000.00

TYPETotal cost per semesterTotal cost per AY
a. Stipend₱35,000.00₱70,000.00
b. Books allowance₱5,000.00₱10,000.00

Other Allowances₱115,000.00

TYPETotal cost
a. Thesis and / or OJT allowance₱75,000.00
b. Local conference/fora₱10,000.00
c. Laptop assistance₱30,000.00

NOTE: Please note the following:

  • Stipend includes Food, educational tours, transportation, projects, medical insurance, internet use and communication expenses.
  • Books allowance includes learning materials expenses.
  • One-time attendance in local conference/fora should be related to the undergraduate program and to be given during the junior or senior standing. The activity should not be on the same HEI where the beneficiary is enrolled.
  • One-time financial assistance for the purchase of a laptop – to be given during the first year of scholarship grant.

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Qualifications for Scholarship

Following is the list of qualifications required by students, to be eligible to apply for scholarship:

  1. The applicant must be a Filipino Citizen;
  2. Must be graduating high school student / high school graduate with general weighted average grade (GWA) of 85% or its equivalent or college student with earned academic units relevant to the degree programs identified by PCA with a GWA of 85% the previous semester or its equivalent.
  3. Should pass the entry level requirements of identified State University and Colleges (SUCs);
  4. Must not be a recipient of any government-funded financial assistance program;
  5. For qualified applicants with privately funded scholarship grant covering only tuition fees, he/she must pass the entry level requirement of the private higher education institution (HEI);
  6. Duly registered coconut farmer in the NCFRS or his/her dependent; and
  7. Must have a combined annual gross income of parents not exceeding P300,000.00.

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Documentary Requirements

Following is the list of documents required to apply for CHED CoScho Program 2023:

  1. Birth Certificate issued by the Local Civil Registry or Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  2. Academic:
    1. For senior high school students – duly certified copy of the grades for Grade 11 and first semester for Grade 12;
    2. For senior high school graduates – form 138; and
    3. For applicants with earned units or currently enrolled in college – duly Certified Copy of Grades for the latest semester/term attended.
  3. PCA Certification. Only one family member shall be allowed to apply for the scholarship;
  4. Certificate of Good Moral Character from the last school attended;
  5. Proof of income – any of the following:
    1. Latest Income Tax Return (ITR) of applicant and/spouse/parents/guardians if imployed;
    2. Certificate of Tax Exemption from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR);
    3. Certificate of No Income from BIR;
    4. Certificate of Indigency from their Barangay; or
    5. Certificate/Case Study from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
  6. Notice of admission from the HEI with collegiate degree offerings;
  7. Proof that the student applicant belonged to special group/s (if applicable); and
  8. Original Barangay Certification that parents/guardians and siblings had never attended college/university (if applicable).

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Priority Courses for CHED CoScho Scholarship

Following is the list of Priority Courses of CHED CoScho Scholarship Program 2023:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture – preferably specializing in the fields of:
    • Plant Physiology and Agronomy,
    • Entomology,
    • Plant Pathology,
    • Plant Breeding,
    • Soil Science,
    • Horticulture
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Biotechnology
  3. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness / Agribusiness Management
  5. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics
  6. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Chemistry
  7. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Entrepreneurship
  8. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
  9. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Extension Education
  10. Bachelor of Science in Biology
  11. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
  12. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  13. Bachelor of Science in Development Management
  14. Bachelor of Science in Development Communication
  15. Bachelor of Science in Economics
  16. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering
  17. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  18. Bachelor of science in Fisheries
  19. Bachelor of Science in Food Engineering
  20. Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
  21. Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  22. Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering/Manufacturing Technology Engineering
  23. Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology
  24. Bachelor of Science in Political Science
  25. Bachelor of Science in Physics
  26. Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  27. Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
  28. Bachelor of Science in Rural Development
  29. Bachelor of Science in Social Work
  30. Bachelor of Science in Statistics
  31. Bachelor of Science in Tourism

Scholarship Application Deadline

This CHED Scholarship is Ongoing and is open to apply now.

The deadline date to apply for CHED CoScho Scholarship 2023 is October 15, 2023.

How to apply for CHED CoScho Scholarship

All interested and eligible Filipino students can apply for the CHED CoScho Scholarship Program 2023 by visiting the regional application portals.

Following are the links to all Regional Application Portals:


For more information regarding the scholarship, contact the CHED Regional Offices.

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