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CHED StuFAPS 2014-2015

How To Apply for CHED Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs)

1)  Check whether you are qualified to any CHED StuFAPs
  • Read CMO No.56 s2012 “Revised Implementing Guidelines for the Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs) of the Commission on Higher Education”  
  • List of Forms under CMO 56, s. 2012
2)  See if your course fits in the CHED Priority Courses
 Click > CHED PRIORITY COURSES, New List ( See Menu above)
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  1. If you are qualified, accomplish the Application Form
 (hyperlink downloadable Application Form in pdf format)
4)  Submit Accomplished Application Form to concerned CHED Regional Office together with pertinent documentary requirements

List of Available Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs)

  • Full Merit
  • Half Merit
  • CHED Senate Study Grant Program (CSSGP)
  • CHED Special Study Grant Program for Congressional Districts (CSSGP-CD)
  • DND-CHED-PASUC Study Grant Program
  • OPAPP-CHED Study Grant Program
  • Study-Now-Pay-Later-Plan (SNPLP)
Read Memorandum from the Chairperson dated 15 April 2013 “Implementation of Study Now Pay Later Plan (SNPLP) Program per Section 10(C) of Republic Act No. 8545
  • a) Sajahatra Bangsamoro Study Grant Program (SBGP)
The general objective of the program is to provide study grant to qualified beneficiaries identified by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) through the Task Force on Bangsamoro Development (TFBD) in coordination with OPAPP and endorse to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), as part of the Sajahatra Bangsamoro Program, President Benigno S. Aquino III’s concrete socio-economic peace initiative that signifies the partnership of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in working towards peace and development for Bangsamoro and the country.
  • Six hundred thirty nine (639) slots allocated
  • Financial benefit of Php5,000.00 per semester or Php10,000.00 per year to cover tuition and other fees for a period of four (4) years or until all the grantees utilized the prescribedduration of the program
  • Participating State Universities and Colleges (SUCs)
  • Region IX
Basilan State College
Josefina H. Cerilles State College
Jose Rizal Memorial State University
Western Mindanao State University
Zamboanga State College of Marine, Sciences and Technology
  • Region X
Bukidnon State University
Camiguin Polytechnic State College
Central Mindanao University
Mindanao University of Science and Technology
Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology
Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology
  • Region XI
Davao Del Norte State College
Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology
Southern Philippines Agri-business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology
University of Southeastern Philippines
  • Region XII
Cotabato City State Polytechnic College
Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology
Sultan Kudarat State University
University of Southern Mindanao
Agusan Del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology
Caraga State University
Surigao Del Sur Polytechnic State College
Surigao State College of Technology
  • ARMM
Adiong Memorial Polytechnic State College
Mindanao State University-Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography
Mindanao State University
Sulu State College
Tawi-tawi Regional Agricultural College
  • b) Student Agribusiness Enterprise Loan Fund (SALF)
The primary purpose of the SALF is to provide loans to students enrolled in agriculture programs requiring agribusiness enterprise as part of their curriculum. This may also be granted to entrepreneurship class.
Second priority will be given to duly recognized agriculture student associations who would want to venture into an income-generating agriculture-based entrepreneurial project inside the campus under the close supervision of a faculty adviser.
  • An HEI may avail a loan fund from the SALF trust fund not to exceed Php500,000.00 as determined by the SALF Oversight Committee based on the submitted work and financial plan.
  • c) Study Grant Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGP-PA)
The SGP-PA aims to contribute to the National Government’s thrusts in effectively addressing poverty alleviation by increasing number of graduates in higher education among poor households and to get these graduates employed in high-value added occupations in order to lift their families out of poverty and contribute to national development.
The program is in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the agency tasked to identify the beneficiaries to ensure that the poorest of the poor are benefited while the program implementers included the following: Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs).
  • The beneficiaries of the SGP-PA come from identified and classified poor households in the 609 focus municipalities covered under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
  • As of March 21, 2013, a total of 4,041 benefited under the program enrolled in thirty-six (36) state colleges and universities.
  • d) Study Grant Program under the PAYAPA AT MASAGANANG PAMAYANAN (PAMANA)
The program aims to contribute to lasting peace by achieving the following:
-  Reduce poverty and vulnerability in conflict affected areas
-  Improve governance
-  Empower communities and strengthen their capacities to address issues of conflict through activities that promote social cohesion