The Commission on Higher Education is calling for applicants who are interested to apply for the Medical Scholarship and Return Service (MSRS) Program for the First Semester AY 2022-2023.
According to the CHED Memorandum dated March 4, 2022:
“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 “Doktor Para Sa Bayan” Act, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), is now accepting applicants for the Medical Scholarship and Return Service (MSRS) program for Doctor of Medicine program for the second semester, AY 2021-2022 and first semester, AY 2022-2023.”
Interested applicants who wish to apply for the MSRS Program must meet the qualification requirements provided in Section 7 of the IRR:
- Filipino citizen residing in the Philippines;
- Graduating student or a graduate of an appropriate undergraduate program identified as a prerequisite for a Doctor of Medicine degree and currently enrolled in a 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;
- Passed the entrance examinations and complied with other related requirements for admission into a Doctor of Medicine degree in any of the following SUCS/PHEIs where the scholar intends to enroll or is currently enrolled;
- 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.
Deadline of Application
Below is the deadline for submission of the SUC/PHEI of the list of scholarship applicants and supporting documents to the concerned CHEDRO for evaluation.
|Academic Year||Semester||Deadline of Submission to CHED ROs|
|2021-2022||Second Semester||April 30, 2022|
|2022-2023||First Semester||August 31, 2022|
For more information, contact the CHED Regional Office near you.
Check the Memorandum below: