CHED Medical Scholarship 2023 | Apply NOW

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CHED Medical Scholarship 2023
CHED Medical Scholarship 2023

In Accordance with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) No. 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994“ and Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 11509, otherwise known as the “Doctor Para Sa Bayan” Act.

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has started accepting applications for the CHED Medical Scholarship and Return Service (MSRS) Program for the First Semester, AY 2023-2024.

CHED Medical Scholarship Benefits

Following is the list of Scholarship benefits every scholar will receive:

  1. Free tuition and other school fees coverage
  2. Allowances for prescribed books, supplies and equipment
  3. Dormitory or boarding house accommodation allowance
  4. Clothing / uniform allowance
  5. Medical board review fees
  6. Annual medical insurance
  7. Transportation allowance
  8. Internship fees
  9. Licensure fees
  10. Other education-related miscellaneous subsistence or living expenses

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Qualifications for CHED Medical Scholarship

Candidates who wish to apply for the CHED Medical Scholarship must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Filipino citizen residing in the Philippines
  • Must be a Graduating student or a graduate of an appropriate undergraduate program identified as a prerequisite for a Doctor of Medicine degree
  • Should currently be enrolled in Doctor of Medicine degree, from any HEIs duly recognized by the CHED, including a direct entrant to the integrated liberal arts and medicine (INTARMED) program who satisfactorily completes the first two (2) years of the program: provided, that deserving incoming second-year medical students and those in the higher year levels of the Doctor of Medicine program shall also be covered, as long as they have complied with the academic requirements and retention policies of the school in the past terms preceding their scholarship application;
  • Obtained a National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) score mandated by the CHED and required by the SUC/PHEI where the student intends to enroll in.
  • Must have passed the entrance examinations and complied with other requirements for admission into a Doctor of Medicine degree in the chosen SUCs/PHEIs where the scholar intends to enroll or is currently enrolled;

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Documentary Requirements

Here is a list of documents a candidate is required to submit to apply for the scholarship:

  1. Proof of Filipino citizenship such as a government-issued document showing proof of Filipino citizenship, including, but not limited to a certified true copy of Birth Certificate issued by Local Civil Registry of Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)/Philsys ID;
  2. Certificate of Good Moral Character;
  3. The Latest Income Tax Return of parents or guardian not to exceed four hundred fifty thousand pesos (Php 450,000.00). In the case of identified priority groups, Tax Exemption of Tax Declaration from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)/Social Case Study duly signed by a registered Social Worker where the applicant resides;
  4. Additional requirements for priority groups (as applicable):
    • a) Certification of Residency issued by the barangay;
    • b) Certification as member of indigenous people or minority group/National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) certificate;
    • c) Certification issued by the DOH-Bureau of Local Health Systems and Development that the applicant is a dependent of community health volunteer; and
    • d) Certification from Local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (LDRRMO) or Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) that the applicant is from calamity-prone and conflict areas.
  5. Affidavit of no existing scholarship grant or with Return Service Obligation; and
  6. Certification of Acceptance from State Universities and Colleges (SUC)/ Private Higher Education Institutions (PHEI).

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CHED Medical Scholarship Partner Universities

Here is a list of partner universities where the scholar must be currently enrolled or intending to enroll to avail CHED Medical Scholarship 2023.

RegionName of Higher Education InstitutionsType
I1. Mariano Marcos State UniversitySUC
2. University of Northern PhilippinesSUC
II3. Cagayan State UniversitySUC
4. St. Paul University Philippines – TuguegaraoPrivate
III5. Angeles University FoundationPrivate
IV6. Batangas State UniversitySUC
7. Cavite State UniversitySUC
8. Adventist University of the PhilippinesPrivate
9. De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences InstitutePrivate
V10. Bicol UniversitySUC
VI11. West Visayas State UniversitySUC
12. Central Philippine UniversityPrivate
13. University of St. La SallePrivate
VII14. Cebu Normal University-Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical CenterSUC
15. Cebu Institute of MedicinePrivate
16. University of Cebu College of Medicine Foundation, Inc.Private
VIII17. University of the Philippines School of Health SciencesSUC
IX18. Western Mindanao State UniversitySUC
X19. Mindanao State University – IliganSUC
20. The Xavier University Dr Jose P Rizal School of MedicinePrivate
XI21. University of Southeastern PhilippinesSUC
22. Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc.Private
23. Brokenshire College, Inc.Private
XII24. Mindanao State University – General Santos CitySUC
25. University of Southern MindanaoSUC
NCR26. University of the Philippines – ManilaSUC
27. Ateneo De Manila University School of Medicine and Public HealthPrivate
28. Metropolitan Medical CenterPrivate
29. Far Eastern University – Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical FoundationPrivate
30. St. Luke’s Medical Center College of MedicinePrivate
CAR31. Saint Louis UniversityPrivate

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for CHED Medical Scholarship is May 31, 2023.