Cebu Doctors’ University Scholarship Programs | Philippine Scholarship

The Cebu Doctors’ University is the only private institution in the Philippines that was granted a university status without having basic education curriculum and catering mainly to courses related to the health services field. It is the first non-sectarian university in the Visayas that was granted an autonomous status, the highest status any university can get from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). The university consistently ranks among the top and prestigious medical universities in the Philippines based on the National Licensure Examinations.


The Cebu Doctors’ University is a medical university located in Mandaue City, Cebu. Founded in 1975, it has grown into a multi-college campus. It gained its university status in 2004. It is considered as one of the best health oriented education curricula offering medical and paramedical course.


The College of Medicine is the main educational hub of the university. Its vision is to moud individuals into complete physicians who are expected to provide optimum care to the community while maintaining moral and ethical standards. The university curriculum has been designed to equip students to become analytical and well rounded doctors that are truly effective in the real medical world.


The Cebu Doctors’ University Scholarship Programs help students complete their studies. You can find some of the scholarship programs below just to give you an idea of their respective eligibility requirements and benefits. The university is closely affiliated with the Cebu Doctor’s Hospital, which is the leading hospital in Cebu with the latest and comprehensive specialty departments.


The Guidance Center attends to the psychosocial and spiritual needs of the students and college community. This office is regarded as that inseparable aspect of the educational process that is peculiarly concerned in helping individuals discover their needs, asses their potentials and develop their life purposes.


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Entrance Scholars

Valedictorian – 100% tuition fee discount for the semester

Salutatorian – 50% tuition fee discount for the semester

First Honorable Mention – 25% tuition fee discount for the semester



Academic Scholars

Full Scholarship – 100% tuition fee discount weighted averages of 1.0 to 1.1999 with ho grade lower than 2.0 in any subject, academic load of not less than 18 credit units for the semester

Partial Scholarship – 50% tuition fee discount weighted average of 1.20 to 1.35 with no grade lower than 2.0 in any subject, academic load of not less than 18 credit units for the semester



Working Scholars

Children of CDU employees with 5 to 10 years of service, teaching or non-teaching

Sister/brother of CDU employees with 5 to 10 years of service, teaching or non-teaching

Children/sister/brother of CDUH employees with 10 years above of service

Children/sister/brother of CDUH employees with 5 to 10 years above of service

Distant relative of the above named employees

Case to case basis recommendations



CHED Scholars

Private Education Student Financial Assistance Program (PESFA) – This is a study grant for qualified and deserving college freshmen who intend to enroll or are presently enrolled in priority courses in selected HEI’s. Financial Assistance = P7,250.00/sem (Tuition fee 4,500; Stipend 2,500; and Book allowance P250.00).


Regional Scholarship Program (RSP) – This is a scholarship program of CHED with a scholarship grant of P12,000.00 per semester for the entire course; provided the scholar has no failing marks.


Special Study Grant Program for Congressional District (SSGPCD) – This special study grant shall be opened to poor but deserving college qualifiers from the 240 Congressional Districts of the country to enroll in a course and in any curriculum year in public HEI’s-SUC’s and CHED Supervised Institutions (CSI’s). Financial Assistance = Pay total school fees for the entire course.


State Scholarship Program – This is one of the traditional scholarship programs of CHED. Screening of applicants shall be done at the CHED Regional Office (CHEDRO’s). The CHEDRO’s shall send the ranklist of qualified applicants to OSS (Office of the Student Services-CHED). A Scholarship Committee composed of personnel from OSS shall send to the CHEDRO’s the list of new scholars together with their award numbers immediately after the selection process. Financial Assistance is P15,000.00 per semester.


National Scholarship Program – The same with State Scholarship Program but with a financial assistance of P15,000.00/semester.



PGMA Higher Education Loan Program

Priority of loan shall be given to the victims of the College Assurance Plan (CAP) and other failed pre-need educational plans. This Program was created by virtue of the Commission en banc Resolution No. 330-2006 dated May 8, 2006.


Due to the tremendous demand for financial aid from students of the higher education level particularly those studying in private colleges and universities, the Office of the President released funds for student loan. CHED delegated to participating private colleges and universities the functions and responsibilities of implementing and managing this student loan program.


The partnership between CHED and the participating HEI’s was formalized through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (CDU MOA signed last July 17, 2006). Types of Loan


Short-Term Loan – The loan is payable within a period of three (3) months to ba availed of by qualified bonafide students of HEI who cannot possibly pay their tuition on time because of force majeur.


Long-Term Loan – The loan is payable within a period of fivce (5) years after graduationof the borrowers to be availed of by qualified students at the 3rd, 4th, and 5th year curricular year levels.


Loanable Amount – Shall cover TUITION FEE only. The maximum loanable amount shall be determined by the HEI, provided it shall not exceed the amount billed by the school for the TUITION FEE during the semester.


Please see enrollment procedure

Cebu Doctors enrollment procedure


Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) – The OWWA, an attached agendy of the Department of Labor and Employment, tasked of protecting the interest, promoting the welfare and well being of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW’s) and their families; provides scholarship to the OFW’s dependent’s with a financial assistance of P30,000.00/semester for the entire course to be paid directly to the school. OWWA reserves the right to suspend or terminate the scholarship for failure of the scholar to maintain the prescribed grade and other requirements or to comply with any of the terms/conditions stipulated in the Scholarship Agreement.


Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – This is a scholarship granf of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Education Program to the dependents or beneficiaries of the U.S. Veterans. Financial assistance is $400/month for the entire course.


Compassion International’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) in the Philippines – Compassion International is a Christian Ministry organized for the purpose of helping children in poverty. One of its programs is the Leadership Development Proram (LDP), which aims to develop potential leaders from Compassion’s assisted youth through training, monitoring and university scholarship. LDP Scholarship covers 100% tuition fees, books, uniform, and all other school related expenses for the entire course.


Philippine Veterans Association Office (PVAO) – This is a scholarship grant offered to the dependents of the veterans of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Educational Benefit System Office. The PVAO pays directly to the school.



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General Requirements

2 pieces 2×2 colored studio picture, white background, no digital pictures

Photocopy of High School Card, latest grading

Place all requirements inside a long size brown envelope

P400 testing fee, pay at cashier

Form 138, high school card

Certificate of good moral character signed either by the high school principal or by the guidance counselor

Other requirements that may be needed by the specified college



Additional Requirements

Good moral certificate

4 pieces 2×2 photo, white background

4 pieces 1×1 photo, white background

NSO birth certificate, photocopy



Transferees, shiftees, and 2nd coursers

Screening of applicants will be done at Dean’s Office

Bring your TOR and 2 pieces 2×2 photos

Other requirements that may be needed by the specified college

Bring entrance exam requirements to the Guidance Office


Cebu Doctors University Scholarship Programs


The Student Affairs, Publications and Public Relations Office (SAPPRO) organizes, coordinates and supervises co-curricular activities for school approved programs, intramurals, excursions, field trips, socials, and the like. The activity may be sponsored by a College, a class, or a duly recognized school organization. To be recognized as valid co-curricular activities that can earn credits, a permit must be obtain from SAPPRO.


For co-curricular activities requiring out of town trips, the participants must submit the parents’ consent for the activity. Furthermore, students are encouraged to secure (at their cost) group insurance coverage during the entire period of said activity. SAPPRO enforces the rules and regulations and may summarily impose sanctions for minor infractions or elevate the matter to the Student Discipline Committee through the College Dean.


The CDU Main Library is maintained to support the instructional, informational and recreational reading needs of the academic community. A wide range of materials, equipment and services are made available to support and enrich the different programs offered in the university.


An Internet Room with more than a hundred workstations is also available for students to explore the world of information superhighway. Several new facilities like Discussion Rooms, Chat Rooms (where students can make or answer calls), and Laptop-charging Area are also in place to make the Library more conducive to learning.


A very recent addition is the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) or the computerized catalog, which allows students quick and easy retrieval of information. For further questions or comments or need for assistance, library users are encouraged to approach the librarians or any staff member.



Submit Your Application To

Guidance Center

Cebu Doctors’ University

1 Dr PV Larrazabal Jr Avenue

North Reclamation, Mandaue City

Cebu, Philippines

Telephone: 032 238 8333 local 8212/ 8211




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