CDO City Scholarship 2024-2025 is open | Apply Now

CDO City Scholarship 2024 program is now open to apply for all eligible college students. The City Government of Cagayan de Oro – CDO is calling in applications from all interested candidates to apply for the City Scholarship program for the school year 2024-2025.

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CDO City Scholarship 2024

Recently, the CDO City Scholarships Office has made an announcement in its Facebook page, regarding the opening of Online Application for its scholarship programs for the year 2024-2025.

Be a part of the growing number of Iskolar sa Dakbayan (ISDA) who are now closer to making their dreams come true by applying for this scholarship.

There are two types of scholarships offered to students under this program and they are as follows:

  • Academic Scholarship
  • Non-academic Scholarship

Academic Scholarship

Applicants who are accepted for the scholarship may choose any partner school of choice, and any course including board- and medical-related courses (e.g., Nursing, Med Tech, Pharmacy etc.) depending on the actual ranking of the applicant.

Non-academic Scholarship

Applicants who are accepted for the scholarship may only choose any non-board and non-medical-related course in a school approved by the City Scholarships Committee

Note: It is to be that the Scholarship type will be based on the applicant’s ranking as determined by the Scholarships Committee.

Benefits of CDO City Scholarship

Following is the list of benefits which a CDO City Scholar will receive:

  • Full Tuition, Matriculation, and Other Fees
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Holistic Formation

Qualifications to apply for Scholarship

To apply for CDO City Scholarship 2024, one must meet the following qualifications:

  • The applicant must be a Filipino citizen;
  • He or She must a permanent resident of Cagayan de Oro City;
  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree on a full-time basis;
  • Must be a graduate of Senior High School;
  • The applicant must be incoming first year college student by start of SY 2024-2025;
  • Must NOT have been enrolled in College;
  • Must not have an exceeded gross total family income to PHP 300,000 annually;
  • The applicant must not have a sibling or family member that is currently a city scholar.

Also Read: BARMM Scholarship 2024 For College Students

Priority Courses

Following are the priority courses which a candidate can pursue to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Agriculture (Agribusiness, Biosystems Engineering, Crop Science)
  • Business and Tourism
  • Education (Major in TLE, Filipino, and Special Education)
  • Engineering
  • Information and Communication Technologies (Data Science, Computer Science, and IT)
  • Medical-related Courses (Nursing; subject for evaluation of the Scholarships Committee)

Documentary Requirements

The list of documents required to apply for CDO City Scholarship 2024 is as follows:

Applicants must submit the complete SCANNED COPIES of the following requirements and in PDF Format a starting February 19:

  • Grades (Grade 12 first semester)
    • For ALS graduates, Senior High Certificate of Completion
  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Residency of applicant or parents indicating specific address in Cagayan de Oro with length of residence
  • Residence map with landmark of home address
  • Photo of residence for validation purposes
  • COMELEC Registration or Voter’s Certificate of applicant or parents
  • Parent’s Proof of Income (choose whichever is applicable):
    • a. If indigent parents
      • Barangay Certification indicating source of income of both parents and total
        family income or;
      • BIR Certificate of Tax Exemption for unemployed parents
    • b. If employed or self-employed parents, BIR Income Tax Return

If applicable / optional

  • Summary of Senior High School Awards and Leadership signed by the School Principal
  • PWD ID of the applicant
  • 4Ps ID of parents / applicant
  • Solo Parent ID
  • Certification of Indigenous People Membership

CDO City Scholarship Timeline

Application Timeline

  • The opening date of Online Application form for CDO City Scholarship is February 5, 2024
  • The deadline date of online application is on March 4, 2024
  • Online Submission of Requirements will start from February 19, 2024
  • The deadline of submission of requirements online is on March 15, 2024

Exam Timeline

  • Qualifying exam for city proper applicants: April 23-25
  • Qualifying exam for Upland applicants: April 26-27

Announcement of Results and Placement

Results and Enrolment instructions will be announced on May 31, 2024 on the CDO City Scholarships Office official Facebook page

How to apply for CDO City Scholarship Program

All interested and eligible applicants can apply for CDO City College Scholarship program by filling the online application forms from the links given below:

  • Link to Online Application Form –
  • Link to Instructions on How to Submit requirements online – will be updated on Feb 19, 2024
  • Link to Submit Scanned copies of required documents – will be updated on Feb 19, 2024

Please note that No Online Application No Submission or Incomplete Submission of requirements will lead to No Exam.

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[Source: CDO City Scholarships Office]