SHS voucher program applicants have until April 27 to register

MANILA -- The Department of Education (DepEd) has reminded the public that the deadline for submission of the Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) application is on April 27.

In a statement on Saturday, DepEd said all applications for the month of April must be accomplished online by accessing the Private Education Assistance Committee's Online Voucher Application Program at

Applicants are advised to read DepEd Order No. 60 series of 2017 or Guidelines on the Application for the SHS VP for School Year 2018-2019 and to direct their concerns to

Through a memorandum dated March 28, DepEd Undersecretaries Jesus Mateo and Victoria Catibog recommended the re-opening of the SHS VP application on April 2.

It aims to accommodate a greater number of Grade 10 completers for School Year 2018-2019 and to provide them with the option to enroll in private schools, state universities and colleges, and local universities and colleges - including technical and vocational schools offering the SHS program. (PR)

Source: Philippine News Agency