CHED Priority Courses Effective For Academic Year 2021-2022

In accordance with section8(i) and 8 (n) provisions of Republic Act (RA) No. 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994”. in compliance with the annual General Appropriations Acts (GAA), and by the virtue of commission en banc (CEB) Resolution No. 360, Series of 2021, the Commission hereby issues these guidelines providing the list of priority programs for CHED Scholarship Programs (CSPs) effective Academic Year (AY) 2021-2022.

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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.


34 thoughts on “CHED Priority Courses Effective For Academic Year 2021-2022”

  1. Hello po I’m Rhea Mae Orivillo I’m first year college and my family have low income which is farmer huhuhu I need scholarship and I want to graduate po.. please help me

  2. Hi name is Myriam Redillas I’m 2 year college now.i am also single mo I want to apply in your department. to continue my school..I am working student I work as a house keeper..I hope you consider me as one of your scholarship .

  3. Hi I’m Julie Ann Lorica Bongapat. I am taking up Bachelor of Science in Criminology first year college. Hope I qualify for your scholarship. Thank you and God bless.

  4. I’m a 4th-year college and have already been a scholar since 2018. I only got 7,500 pesos in the first year. Up until now, I don’t have any updates. Please help me.

  5. Hi I am Diana D. Bandiola, I am taking up Bachelor of food processing technology 3rd year college, I am hoping to be one of the scholar. Thank you and God bless

  6. Good day!

    “Let us serve the Lord with joy!”
    I am Micah Dayag Canceran 1st year college taking up Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Mathematics. I hope and I wish that I’ll be qualify in this scholarship. I badly needed this scholarship because my parents were both passed away and I don’t have enough money to pay for my tuition fee even for my allowance.
    Thank you and God bless po!

  7. Hello good day!
    I’m Juvy Ann Binban Cagape. I am taking up Bachelor of Industrial Technology in Interior Design Technology a first year college student. Hoping that I quilify for the scholarship.
    Thank you and God bless po.

  8. Greetings! I’ m Jamille Guevara. I am taking up a Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Studies a first year college student. I only have my single parent which is my mom, I want to help her financially while studying. Hope you let me to qualify to your scholarship program. That would be great honor for me.

  9. Hello po, I hope ill be qualified to to your scholarship program. I am single and a working student also i dont have parents to support me thats why i need to work on my own. Just begging you please include me. i want to achieve my dream as future educator.

  10. Good day ma’am . I am Mariz Arancana a BSBA Student major in financial management .I am hoping to be one of your scholar grantee . Godbless

  11. Hi! I am JADE D. MASUELA and Currently taking the course of Bachelor in Secondary Education Major in English. I hope that I will one of the qualify student for this program. Only my mother sustain my Educational needs, because my Father was already deceased. Only sari-sari store serves as our source of income, and it is really not enough for some of my needs . Therefore I am trying to apply this program because I know it can help to have a bright future. God bless.

  12. Good day!
    I’m Jhunry Abonita.I am taking bachelor of elementary education first year college. I am an working student, willing to finish my studies and pursue my dreams, to be successful some day…I want to be part of your scholarship . because my parents has a low income … That’s why I willing to be one of your scholars. I’m a hard working and honors student. It is my pleasure to be a part of your scholars.

    • Hi po!Good day I am Kimberly Lumalang. I am a first year college students,taking Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.I do part time job to help my family. Please let me be part of your scholarship and it will be a great help for me and for my family. Thank you!

  13. Hi po, I’m Suzette po. Sana po maprioritize din po mga Business Administration major in Marketing Mnagement students po.

  14. Hi good day, I’m Steven Jeff Gunsi, a student of 3BS Computer Science, gusto ko pong mapabilang sa mga scholar inyong departamento. Maraming salamat po

  15. Greetings! I’m Jimboy Taguiam. I am taking up a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology major in Electrical Technology and I am a first year college student. I was educated by my parents but they are now senior citizens. Therefore I am trying to apply this program because I know it can help to have a bright future. God bless.

    • Good day po! I’m Ma. Zarena Katreen M. Arbolario, 1st year college taking up Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management. My family can’t support all my needs po dahil sobrang baba ng kinikita ng tatay ko, hindi pa sapat para sa araw araw na gastusin namin sa bahay, and I’m hoping to be one of your scholars po kase malaking tulong po ito sa pag aaral ko. Thank you po!

  16. Hi, I am Phoebe Anne Rolloque, a first year college student and currently taking Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I am hoping to be one of your scholars. This will have a huge impact to my educational finances and family. Thank you

  17. Hi! I’m Geneca Lucaban 1st year college and currently taking Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management. I hope mabigyan po ako ng chance na maging scholar, I’m willing to be one of your scholars. It will be an opportunity and pleasure for me if isa po ako sa mabibigyan and being part ng scholarship nyo. Thank you and God bless!

  18. Im Rica Bianca Cay , Im taking teacher education ,secondary education major in english 1st year colloge, my mother and my father is just a vendor i want to help thwm by paying my tuition fee in my school my parent is problematic when my exam is coming because we dont know where going to get money to pay in my school so please i want to apply in this program to help me to pay my tuition fee

  19. Good afternoon Im Kiana Camille S Tolentino, I’m taking Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology major in Food technology. I am first year college.

  20. I Alejah Mae Cariño is requesting to be one of the scholarship of this program.. will take Health profession education (nursing).. I hope that I will be one.. thank you!more power and God bless..

  21. Good day po ma’am & sir! REGINE CABATU-AN, 1st year college, i’m taking BAT( bachelor agricultural technology) , sana po mapabilang ako sa inyong scholarship program. Salamat po

    • Good day madam/sir!
      I’m Rodel DOMASIG a 1at year college taking up bachelor of engineering technology major in mechanical technology. Hoping na makapasok sa scholarship program sa kadahilanang Hindi sapat ang kinikita Ng aking MGA magulang sa pang araw-araw na kabuhayan dahil ang trabaho Lang naman ni papa ay mangingisda at si mama naman ay sa bahay lamang. Kaya naman sana makapasok AKO sa scholarship program. Thank you! And Godbless.

  22. Good day! My name is Wendy Lane M. Riconalla , a second year student taking Bachelor of science in Civil engineering. We are suffering for financial because my parents got only few days to work because of the pandemic. And we are 3 siblings that they need to send to school. Please help me😔 I badly need this scholarship. I had apply when I was grade 12 and didn’t qualify. I will not stop until I reach my dream so please choose me up for this time😔. Your consideration will be appreciated!

  23. Hi po! Good day po! I’m Ma.theresa Medina, a 1st year college taking Bachelor of secondary education major in mathematics. Hoping po na mapabilang ako sa scholarship na ito dahil po napakalaking tulong po nito sa pag-aaral. Thank you po!

    • Hello maam and sir…
      Im jever Francisco im 17 years old im grade 12 humss im turning first year college
      I really need this scholarship
      …mahirap lang po kami wla pong sapat na pera ang mga magulang ko para pag aralin ako ng college gustong gusto ko pong mag aral para maka tulong po sa pamilya ko hindi lang sa pamilya ko pati narin po sa mga kapwa ko indigenous people … sana po matulungan nyo po ako…


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