DepEd SHS Voucher Program 2024-2025 is Open | Apply Now

The DepEd SHS Voucher Program 2024 is now open to apply for all eligible Filipino students. In a recent post on its Facebook page, the PEAC – Private Education Assistance Committee announced the opening of its DepEd SHS Voucher Program for the SY 2024-2025.

DepEd SHS Voucher Program
DepEd SHS Voucher Program

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DepEd SHS Voucher Program

Senior High School Voucher, also known as DepEd SHS Voucher program is an initiative by DepEd to provide subsidy vouchers to deserving students. Incoming Grade 11 students can apply for SHS Voucher program for the school year 2024-2025.

The Online application for SHS Voucher – Senior High School Voucher are solely processed online coursed through the Private Education Assistance Committee National Secretariat (PEAC NS) Online Voucher Application Portal (OVAP). Applications submitted manually will not be accommodated. The Department of Education (DepEd) shall not accept submission of applications.

Benefits of DepEd SHS Voucher

Selected students will receive vouchers amounting from ₱14,000 to ₱22,500.

The value of the voucher depends on the student’s location.

Who can apply for SHS Voucher

Following are the qualifications one must need to apply for the SHS Voucher:

  • All Grade 10 completers in SY 2023 – 2024 from Private schools who are not ESC grantees.
  • All Grade 10 completers prior to SY 2023 – 2024 but not earlier than 2016 and had not previously enrolled for Grade 11.
  • Learners who had passed the ALS A&E Test for Grade 10 not earlier than 2018 and had not previously enrolled for Grade 11, or ALS learners who passed the Portfolio for Grade 10.
  • Learners who passed the PEPT for Grade 10 not earlier than 2016 and had not previously enrolled for Grade 11, or learners who will take the PEPT for Grade 10 in the upcoming SY.

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Documentary Requirements

Following is the list of documents required to apply for DepEd SHS Voucher Program:

  • A Recent 2×2 colored ID photo
  • Notarized Affidavit* of occupation and income for ALL that apply: both parents, guardian/s, and other person/s helping send the VA to school, if any
  • Signed Parent Consent Form** for VAs below 18 years old at the time of the submission of the application
  • Certificate of Financial Assistance*** received from the JHS, if applicable
  • Certificate of Rating or Certificate of Completion for Category E applicants; and Certificate of Rating for Category F applicants.

Application Timeline

  • The Opening date of Online application for DepEd SHS Voucher is May 16, 2024.
  • The deadline date for creation of accounts on Online Voucher Application Portal is June 2, 2024.
  • Deadline date for submission of applications on OVAP is June 4, 2024.
  • Results of Online application and start of voucher redemption will take place on July 12, 2024.

How to Apply for DepEd SHS Voucher

All interested and eligible Filipino students can register and apply for the DepEd SHS Voucher program by visiting the Online Voucher Application Portal OVAP from here:

For more details regarding the SHS Voucher program, visit

For inquiries, please send an email to

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