OWWA scholarship programs opened for SY 2015-2016 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 12:47

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is now accepting applications for the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) and the Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) for School Year 2015-2016.

Dependents of member-OFWs in senior high school may submit documentary requirements to OWWA regional office 9 on or before July 31, 2014.

Member-OFWs with dependents based in Jeddah and Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Manama, Bahrain may submit applications to OWWA’s overseas posts in the Middle East.

The qualifying examination, to be administered by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute nationwide, will be conducted on September 21, 2014.

The EDSP and CMWSP are competitive scholarship programs that grant P60,000 financial assistance per school year to qualified dependents of member-OFWs. In 2014, 40 OWWA scholars from various regions graduated with Latin honors.

Application forms can be downloaded at the following:

http://www.owwa.gov.ph:8080/wcmqs/downloads/Forms/APPLICATION+ FORM+ FOR+ EDSP+ FOR+ REGIONS.pdf  for EDSP and

http://www.owwa.gov.ph:8080/wcmqs/downloads/Forms/CMWSP+ Application+ Form+ ver.2013.pdf for CMWSP.

For more details, please contact OWWA Regional Welfare Office 9 at telephone number (062) 991-2785 or visit our office located at 3rd Floor, Goodwill Center, Mayor Jaldon St., Canelar, Zamboanga City.