How to Apply For OWWA Scholarship Application 2023 to 2024


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We are excited to announce that the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is offering two scholarships to graduating Grade 12 students for the year 2023. Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) and Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) online application is now open for the Incoming 1st Year for SY 2023 who are currently studying Grade 12.

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OWWA Scholarship 2023

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What is Education for Development Scholarship Program?

The Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) provides qualified dependents of active OWWA members who intend to pursue a 4 to 5-year baccalaureate course in any preferred colleges or universities with financial assistance of Php60,000 per school year to cover tuition fees and other academic-related expenses until completion of the 4-5 years baccalaureate course.

Who can apply for this Scholarship?

  1. Single
  2. Not more than 21 years old
  3. Grade 12 graduating student
  4. GWA of 80% or its equivalent
  5. Child of an active OWWA member or Sibling of a single or married but childless active OWWA member
  6. Must submit academic of grades 9, 10, & 11 in ANY of the following official documentary form:
  7. Form 137, Form 138 or Transcript of records

NewUpdateSM Scholarship Application Starting from February 1, 2023.

What are the Documents Requirements?

The requirements listed below should be prepared and submitted once the scholarship applicant has been officially told that he or she has passed the pre-qualifying process or examination.

  1. 2×2 ID pictures
  2. OFW Passport I.D.
  3. Birth Certificate from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) / Local Civil Registrar (LCR)
  4. Form 137/ Form 138/ Transcript of Records (TOR)
  5. Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) (For Single OFW whose dependent/applicant is the sibling)
  6. OFW Declaration of No Child Dependent (For Married OFW but childless)

What is Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program?

The Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) is a baccalaureate scholarship program mandated by RA 10022. Qualified applicants are eligible for a grant of Php60,000.00 per school year till they complete a 4-5 year baccalaureate course at any college/university in the Philippines. Deserving migrant workers and/or their immediate descendants who want to take courses primarily in the field of science and technology as identified by DOST will benefit from the program.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  1. Deserving Migrant Workers (active OFWs) who are not more than 45 years old
  2. Children of active OFWs who are below 21 years old
  3. GWA of 80% without failing grades or within 20% of graduating class for children of ofw and no failing grades
  4. If OFW: Annual Family gross income of $2,400.00 or P76,000.00
  5. The Alternative Learning System passers under the Continuing Education Program – Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) with an average of at least 85%or its equivalent as certified the DepEd Accredited Schools.

Also Read: EDSP and CMWSP OWWA Scholarship

What are the necessary documentary requirements?

  1. OFW Passport I.D.
  2. 2×2 ID pictures
  3. Birth Certificate authenticated by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) / Local Civil Registrar (LCR)
  4. Form 137/ Certified true copy of Form 138/ Transcript of Records (TOR)
  5. Any Proof of Family Income i.e. (Income Tax Return, Pay Slip, Overseas Employment Contract (OEC), and others as applicable

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OWWA Scholarship Application

How to apply?

Interested candidates can visit https://scholarship.owwa.gov.ph.

OWWA Scholarship 2023
OWWA Scholarship 2023

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FAQs

Is OWWA scholarship still available 2023?

This OWWA Scholarships for Filipino Students program is currently accepting applications from students in the Philippines. The application deadline is January 31, 2023.

What are the OWWA Scholarship requirements?

• 2×2 ID pictures
• OFW Passport I.D.
• Birth Certificate from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) / Local Civil Registrar (LCR)
• Form 137/ Form 138/ Transcript of Records (TOR)
• Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) (For Single OFW whose dependent/applicant is the sibling)
• OFW Declaration of No Child Dependent (For Married OFW but childless)

What is EDSP OWWA scholarship?

The Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) provides qualified dependents of active OWWA members who intend to pursue a 4 to 5-year baccalaureate course in any preferred colleges or universities

What are the OWWA scholarship benefits?

A scholarship grant of up to Php 60,000.00 each school year to qualified dependents of OFWs until completion of baccalaureate course (4-5 years).

What is CMWSP in OWWA?

The Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) is a baccalaureate scholarship program mandated by RA 10022.

OWWA Scholarship Deadline?

The OWWA Scholarship deadline is January 31, 2023