CHED Scholarship 2021 – Priority Courses

CHED Scholarship 2021 – Priority Courses. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) announced the schedule of applications for the Year 2020/2021. Senior high school graduates or candidates for graduation may apply as long as they met the criteria and submit all the necessary requirements of the scholarship program. CHED Regional Office will rank the applicants and issue the Notice of Award shall the student-applicant qualify for the program.

In the recently released CMO No. 05 series of 2019, CHED itemized all scholarship priority courses for the year 2021-2022. To quote,

The CHED shall likewise prioritize courses aligned with global innovation platforms of Science, Technology, Engineering, Agri-fisheries and Mathematics (STEAM) as well as the priorities of government in key growth areas such as semiconductor and electronics, business process outsourcing, tourism, general infrastructure and other priority manufacturing industries in the grant of scholarships.

As per CHED, the determination of the priority courses was a result of studies and deliberations conducted by the Technical Working Group (TWG) composed of the representatives of CHED and UniFast secretariat, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Philippine Association of State Colleges and Universities (PASUC), and the Coordinating Council for Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA).

Students may enroll at these programs and avail all benefits of CHED scholarship they were qualified in the form of tuition and stipend. Here is the list of CHED scholarship 2021 priority courses:


Applied Physics/PhysicsApplied Mathematics/MathematicsApplied Statistics/StatisticsBiochemistryBiologyBotanyChemistryEnvironmental ScienceGeologyHuman BiologyMarine BiologyMarine ScienceMeteorologyMolecular Biology and Biotechnology

Computer ScienceCyber SecurityEntertainment and Multimedia Computing/Game Development and AnimationInformation SystemInformation TechnologyLibrary and Information Science

Agricultural and Biosystems EngineeringCeramic EngineeringChemical EngineeringCivil EngineeringComputer EngineeringElectrical EngineeringElectronics Engineering/ Electronics and Communications Engineering Food EngineeringGeodetic EngineeringIndustrial EngineeringManufacturing/ Production EngineeringMaterials EngineeringMechanical EngineeringMechatronics EngineeringMetallurgical EngineeringMining EngineeringPetroleum EngineeringRobotics EngineeringSanitary EngineeringStructural EngineeringAircraft Maintenance TechnologyAviation Related ProgramsEngineering TechnologyIndustrial TechnologyMechatronics Engineering Technology

ArchitectureFine ArtsInterior DesignLandscape ArchitectureEnviromental Planning

AccountancyBusiness Analytics (straight or major)Hospitality Management/ Hotel and Restaurant ManagementTourism Management/Tourism

Doctor of Dental MedicineDoctor of OptomeryMedical Technology/Medical Laboratory ScienceMidwiferyNursingNutration and DieteticsOccupational TherapyPharmacyPhysical TherapyRadiologic TechnologyRespiratory TherapySpeech Language Pathology

Marine EngineeringMarine Transportation

Community DevelopmentHuman Services (Guidance and Counselling)Indigenous Peoples Studies/EducationPeace Studies/EducationPsychologySocial Work

Secondary Education Majors in Science and MathematicsCulture and ArtsEarly Childhood EducationSpecial Needs EducationSport and Exercise Science

AgribusinessAgro-ForestyData Science and AnalyticsDisaster Risk Management/Climate ChangeRenewable/Sustainable Energy

*Note: The list above will be revised/ updated as soon as CHED releases the Memorandum Order for CSPs list of priority courses for the year 2021-2022.


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9 thoughts on “CHED Scholarship 2021 – Priority Courses”

  1. Hi. Im Vinchi Muelan. I state in a poor family. I want to help my parents though by achieving my education. By this scholarship, Im hoping for your consideration to be the one step closer for reaching my dreams.

  2. Hello Po, I’m Greg Adrian D Cañamo and I’m grade 12 STEM student Po. Hindi Po kasi Malaki Ang total annual income ng family ko kaya Hindi ko na gustong dagdagan pa Ang bayarin nila. I’m going to study at UM Po kasi gusto Kong course is psychogy. Gusto ko sanang mag apply sa scholarship niyo at tatanawin Kong malaking utang na loob if ever na maging scholar niyo ako.

  3. Good day! I’m Ginalyn De Leon, a third year college student taking Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Science in Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa. I’m hoping to be part of CHED Scholarship Program. It would help me a lot in financial state to achieve my dream to become a Teacher. Thank you so much!

  4. Good afternoon ma’am/sir
    I am Ma. Sarah jane Lasutan Moster 23 yrs of age supposed to be a graduating student but I stopped my studies due to the difficulties of paying my tuition fee, It’s because my Parents Can’t afford it, Please Count me in as one of your scholars, I just want to finish my studies and work on the future Please ma’am/ sir

  5. Good afternoon po, Ako po si Jasmin Jerusalem Grade 12 na po aoo under ng Stem strand. Gusto ko po sanag mag-apply sa CHED SCHOLARSHIP kasi po hindi kalakihan ang kita ng papa ko, balak ko po sanang kumuha ng BS nursing sa college, alam ko po na kalakihan ang magagastos doon at alam ko po na mahihirap ang magulang ko sa pag suporta sa pag-aaral ko. Sana po matulungan nyo ako. Salamat!

  6. Hi po ako po si Aljeah Villanueva from Doldol, Dumanjug, Cebu I am grade 12 Tourism Promoting Services (TPS) student. Gusto ko pong mapasali sa Ched Scholarship po because para po makatulong sa akong pag aaral dahil. hindi po talaga sapat ang aming financial assistance po sa pagsupporta sa aking pag-aaral po ayaw ko. din huminto dahil alam ko po sa bandang huli giginhawa rin ang aming buhay sana po matulungan niyo po ako ay mabigyan ng malaking opportunity na mapasali sa Ched Scholarship po eto na po ang matagal. ko ng hinihiling sana masupportahan at matanggap nyo po ako.

  7. Good a.m po, I’m Queen Cristine Sarsonas, 19 years of age. 1st year student, Bachelor of Culture and Arts Education at Visayas State University. I apply this program Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) because as a student It’s hard to study and work at the same time because I don’t want to stop studying because I want to achieve my dream of becoming a teacher.


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