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Friday, July 14, 2017

OFW Beneficiaries, You Have Until July 31 to Apply for OWWA Scholarship for SY 2018-2019


The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is again calling for applicants for its Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) for the school year 2018-2019.  This scholarship program is open to dependents of active OWWA members who are already enrolled or will enroll in any four-year or five-year baccalaureate course in any college or university.




The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is again calling for applicants for its Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) for the school year 2018-2019.

This scholarship program is open to dependents of active OWWA members who are already enrolled or will enroll in any four-year or five-year baccalaureate course in any college or university.









Interested applicants will be required to submit the following necessary documentary requirements;

REQUIREMENTS

  • Accomplished application forms (2 sets) (Download here)
  • 1"x 1" ID pictures (2 copies)
  • Proof of relationship to Member (copy of Birth Certificate of applicant and of the Member if related as brother or sister duly certified by the Local Civil Registrar or NSO)
  • Form 137 or Transcript of Records with Principal's Certification on Scholastic Standing
  • Proof of OWWA membership (i.e. Official Receipt of OWWA Contribution/Certification from OWWA Membership Processing Center)
  • Health Certificate attesting to physical fitness of applicant (Form B)
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character issued by the School Principal/Guidance Counselor (Form C)
  • Certification that applicant belongs to upper 20% of graduating class issued by school principal (2 sets)
  • Statement of applicant that he/she has not earned units in any post-secondary/undergraduate course (Form E)
  • Sworn Statement that he/she has no pending application for resident immigrant status in any country and does not have dual citizenship signed by parent or legal guardians (Form F)

    Read More: OFW Son or Daughter, Here's How to Apply for OWWA Scholarship



Applicants should also pass the test administered by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) in October.

Also, scholars have a group health and accident insurance coverage of P300,000.00.


Read More: Are You A Member of OWWA? These are Your Benefits And How To Avail Them


Qualifications for scholarships are the following;
  • Must be a child of a married OWWA member or brother/sister of an unmarried OWWA member
  • Must be 21 years old or below
  • Must be a Filipino citizen
  • Be in good health and with good moral character
  • Must have an average grade of at least 80% and belong to the upper 20% of the graduating class.
Under the EDSP Program, the OWWA gives P30,000 per semester and pay the tuition fee directly to the school. They release the remaining amount after the scholar submits the grades for the semester.

The deadline for the submission of an application for EDSP is on July 31, 2017.



Interested applicants may further inquire or submit his/her application to the nearest OWWA Office in your area.

Click this for address of OWWA Regional Offices Nationwide - OWWA DIRECTORY

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