OWWA Scholarship Application Are Open Apply NOW

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is now accepting applications for its OFW dependents scholarship programs.

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) – A scholarship grant to qualified dependents of OFWs consisting of a maximum of Php 60,000.00 per school year until the completion of baccalaureate course (4-5 years). For incoming freshmen, the selection of scholars is determined through the DOST national examinations. Only the top 400 passers are considered for entry as freshmen; 600 slots are for those who are already enrolled in college.
  • OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP) – A scholarship program that offers financial assistance amounting to Php 20,000.00 per school year to qualified dependents of OFWs who receive a monthly salary of not more than US $600.00, and who shall enroll, are currently enrolled or have been enrolled in any four-year or five-year baccalaureate course or associate course in any college or university.

WHO ARE QUALIFIED IN EDSP?

A child of an active OWWA member or a sibling of a single active OWWA member who is:
1. Incoming Senior High School (Grade 12)

  • must have at least 80% General Weighted Average (GWA) without failing grades upon application
  • passed the qualifying examination to be conducted by DOST and belongs to the top 400 passers nationwide

2. Incoming Freshmen (1st year college)

  • Single
  • Grade 11 graduate (Incoming Grade 12 / currently enrolled as Grade 12)
  • Not more than 21 years old
  • With a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 80% or higher. If required GWA is not yet available at the time of filing of application, the academic performance of the applicant in the two consecutive preceding school year shall be used as basis for evaluation
  • Belonging to the top 400 qualifiers of the Department of Science and Technology national qualifying exam

3. For those who are already enrolled in 2nd year to 5th year in college

  • Not more than 30 years old
  • With a GWA not lower than B letter grade or 85% equivalence in all academic and non-academic subjects during the last school year attended in full load

Note: Applicant is not a recipient of any OWWA or other scholarship grant

SCHOLARSHIP PRIVILEGES (EDSP)

A financial assistance of Sixty Thousand Pesos (Php60,000) per year shall be provided to the qualified scholars.

WHO ARE QUALIFIED IN ODSP?

A child of an active OWWA member or a sibling of a single active OWWA member who is:
1. Incoming Freshmen (1st year college)

  • Single
  • Grade 11 graduate (Incoming Grade 12 / currently enrolled as Grade 12)
  • Not more than 21 years old
  • With a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 80% in all academic and non-academic subjects during the last school year attended in full load

2. For those who are already enrolled in 2nd year to 5th year in college

  • Single
  • Not more than 30 years old
  • With a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 80% in all academic and non-academic subjects during the last school year attended in full load

Note: Applicant is not a recipient of any OWWA or other scholarship grant

SCHOLARSHIP PRIVILEGES (ODSP)

A financial assistance of Twenty Thousand Pesos (Php20,000) per year shall be provided to the qualified scholars.

REQUIREMENTS FOR EDSP

1. Scholarship Application Form
2. OFW Membership Record
3. 2pcs. I.D. Picture with Name Tag
4. At least one (1) valid I.D. of the OFW and/or the Authorized Representative
5. Proof of Relationship to OFW Member i.e. Birth Certificate from PSA or LCR

  • OFW Birth Certificate, if dependent is sibling
  • OFW Certificate of No Marriage Record (CENOMAR, if single)
  • Dependent’s Birth Certificate

6. Dependent’s Form 137 / Certified True Copy of Form 138 / Transcript of Records (TOR)

  • For incoming first year, 80% GWA without failing grades
  • For second to fifth year, 85% GWA without failing grades

7. For Incoming 1st Year College, Notice from RWOs of qualifying the DOST-OWWA
8. Pre-Qualifying Examination for EDSP
9. Other Special Requirements (WAIVED DUE TO PANDEMIC):

  • Certificate of Good Moral
  • Medical Certificate i.e. Physically Fit to attend school if student has a medical pre-condition/s

REQUIREMENTS FOR ODSP

1. Scholarship Application Form
2. OFW Membership Record
3. 2pcs. I.D. Picture with Name Tag
4. At least one (1) valid I.D. of the OFW and/or the Authorized Representative
5. Proof of Relationship to OFW Member i.e. Birth Certificate from PSA or LCR
OFW Birth Certificate, if dependent is siblingOFW Certificate of No Marriage Record (CENOMAR, if single)Dependent’s Birth Certificate6. Dependent’s Form 137 / Certified True Copy of Form 138 / Transcript of Records (TOR)For incoming first year, 80% GWA without failing gradesFor second to fifth year, 85% GWA without failing grades
7. For Incoming 1st Year College, Notice from RWOs of qualifying the DOST-OWWA
8. Pre-Qualifying Examination for EDSP
9. Other Special Requirements (WAIVED DUE TO PANDEMIC):Certificate of Good MoralMedical Certificate i.e. Physically Fit to attend school if student has a medical pre-condition/s

HOW TO APPLY

  • Visit the nearest OWWA Regional Welfare Office that covers the permanent address of the OFW.
  • Get queuing number or queue in the line for EDSP / ODSP scholarship application
  • Present the I.D. of OFW member together with the requirements to the Membership Verification Desk
  • Obtain Notice of Award and Schedule of Scholarship Orientation validation / evaluation.
  • Attend Scholarship Orientation and Facilitate Notarization of Scholarship Agreement

    Visit Site Here : – https://owwa.gov.ph/?page_id=3622

DEADLINE OF APPLICATION

The deadline of application is on May 2023.

FOR INQUIRIES

For inquiries, please contact OWWA thru:
OWWA hotline number– 1348Regional: (02) 1348International: (+632) 1348OWWA Email Address: owwacares@owwa.gov.phFacebook: https://web.facebook.com/OWWAofficial

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