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Trying to find a college scholarship or grant like Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)Scholarship Program?

Most people think education as a suitable possession that individuals are capable of embracing this investment because of its essential tool to secure a better job at some point and have absolutely dependable resources to participate the demand of our society. To have this, financial assistance is required to make sure that college education is going to be reached.

You will find various channels for some individuals who are successful in acquiring financial resources to finance their college education by means of government scholarship grant such as OWWA Scholarship program for all members.

The national government announced that all documented OFWs who are members of OWWA can avail of the scholarship grants intended for their families, brothers and sisters and other beneficiaries of the OFW members of OWWA who wants to continue their study to any college courses of their choice.

Here're the POEA-OWWA Scholarship Requirements: (Required Documents)

1. Proof of OWWA Membership of the Member – (OFW).
*** Membership verification sheet issued by OWWA Membership Processing Center (MPC) or
*** Official Receipt of Contribution.

2. Proof of Relationship to OWWA Member
*** Birth of Applicant certified by Local Civil Registrar or NCSO (If applicant is child of member-OFW)
*** Birth Certificate of both Applicant and member-OFW certified by Local Civil Registrar or NCSO (If the applicant is brother or sister of the member-OFW).

3. School Records
*** Form 137
*** Transcript of Record

4. Certificate of Good Moral Character issued by Principal/Guidance Counselor

5. Medical Certificate/Clearance issued by Hospital/Clinic accredited by DOH
*** 6 Copies of 2×2 Pictures (Colored)

For more information regarding the OWWA Scholarship program of the POEA and OWWA, you can inquire or ask more information at the OWWA Office located at F.B. Harrison St., Corner Buendia, Pasay City.


Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)

The EDSP is a scholarship grant offered to qualified beneficiaries/dependents of active OWWA members who intend to enroll a 4-5 year baccalaureate course in any preferred colleges/universities. It shall be in the form of financial assistance amounting to a maximum of P60,000.00 per school year.


The scholarship grant is only provided once per family of an active OWWA member –OFW

The dependent applicant must not be a recipient of any other scholarship grants

The dependent-applicant has not previously taken the EDSP qualifying examination and any post-secondary/vocational or undergraduate/college units

Here are the Requirements

The member-OFW must have an active membership with OWWA at the time of the application.

The dependent-applicant must not be more than 21 years of age

The dependent-applicant must have an average grade of at least 80% and belongs to the upper 20% of the 3rd year/high school graduating class

The dependent-applicant must pass the qualifying examination conducted by DOST and belongs to the top 200 examination passer

The dependent-applicant must pass the College Admission Test of the university he/she intends to enroll

Filing of Education for Development Scholarship Program Application

Filing of application starts every June of each school year. Deadline for submission of application is every first week of August of each year or as prescribed by ROCS based on the scheduled qualifying exam conducted by DOST

An applicant must be 4th-year high school student and belongs to the graduating class at the time of the application

Application with incomplete documentary requirements will not be accepted

Applications are subject to review and further verification as to the documentary requirements submitted

Application approval only identifies applicants who are qualified to take the national competitive exam conducted by DOST. Examinees who belong to the top 200 passers will qualify for the scholarship

2.    OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (OFWDSP)*

 The OFWDSP is an educational assistance to qualified dependents of active OWWA-member-OFWs who intend to pursue any 4 or 5-year baccalaureate degree or associate degree in-state college or university. The scholarship shall be in the form of financial assistance of P20,000.00 per year. Scholarship program to a dependent of OFW whose income is not more than US$400.00.

 Qualified Beneficiaries:

Legal dependents of an active OWWA member-OFW whose monthly salary is US$400 or below

Legal dependent refers to only 1 child of married or single or only 1 sibling of member-OFW

Qualified legal dependent must be single and not more than 21 years old

He/she must be a high school graduate, physically, mentally and morally fit

He/she must pass the entrance examination conducted by state college/university in OWWA Regional Offices where she intends to enroll

The dependent-applicant must not be a recipient of any other scholarship grants

Looking at the big picture, it’s easier to get a job if you have a higher education degree. Many careers that require a degree also pay a better salary. This can vary depending on the degree subject, but more doors will be open to you with a degree than without one.

Earning a college degree is such an important step in life that it has become a central part of the Go to college, get a job, buy a house, raise a family. It may not always be that simple, but it all starts with your college education.

Earning a college degree is all about opening up opportunities in life. It prepares you, both intellectually and socially, for your career and your adult life. The benefits of a college education include career opportunities like better paying and higher skilled jobs, but studies have shown that it also leads to overall happiness and stability.

Many people know that they want to attend college, but don’t know exactly why, or how it will enrich their lives.

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  1. Hello po good evening po pwedi po ba high school . May kapatid po kc ako pero ang last name na nasa birth certificate nya ay Magan Hindi po Mangupit .. .. pwedi po ba nya ma avail ang scholarship ng owwa . Taiwan ofw po ako

  2. I think mam kung my papeles nmn at legal n kapatid basta isa lng pwede mg avail

  3. alin po ba yung babasihan yung sa senior high or junior high gradute po

  4. Hello...ano mga requirements pra mka avail s scholarship ng anak ko 19yrs old sya Grade 12 bali next year college nz sya pwde ba yun sa Catholic School or private school mag enroll maka avail parin ba?

  5. GD.eve PO tanong ko lang Kung saan PO ba lugar ng school mag aral don din PO ba dapat magfile ng scholarship PO?..thank u po

  6. Hi, $400 below lang po ba ang qualified na sahod para maka avail ng scholarship sa college, paano po pag lampas ng $400 dollar ang sahod, meaning di na pwede mag avail ng college scholarship.

  7. Gud eve po active ofw po ba ang pwd mka kuha ng scholar po ? Kac po ex abroad po ako gusto kupo sana maktapos ng pgaaral pp yung kapatid ko kc po matataas po mga grado nya kaso wala po kmi sapat na pang suporta sa kanya.pwd po b sya mging scholar ma'am?

  8. Would like to inquire po if kailan po releasing ng results ng scholarship qualifying examination conducted last 2017 po and saan po makikita. Thanks po.

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  10. Bawal mo ba father sa member of the family?


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