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What are the Components of OWWA’s Education and Training Programs?

By on July 28, 2011

An OFW OWWA member may avail for himself/herself or his/her duly designated beneficiary any of the following scholarship programs, subject to a selection process and accreditation of participating institutions.

1. Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)
The Education for Development Scholarship Program is a scholarship grant offered to qualified beneficiaries/dependents of OWWA member-OFWs who intend to enroll in any 4 to 5-year baccalaureate course.

It is given in the form of a financial assistance amounting to P 30,000.00 per semester. The OWWA pays the tuition fee directly to the school and releases the remaining amount upon the scholars’ submission of grades for the semester.

2. OFW Dependents Scholarship Program (OFW DSP). OWWA provides financial assistance of Php 20,000.00 per year to poor but deserving dependents of OFWs with a monthly salary of not more than US$400.00/month. Qualifiers enroll in a four- to five-year baccalaureate or associate course leading are entitled to a baccalaureate or associate degree in a state college or university.

Skills-for-Employment Scholarship Program (SESP)
The Skills for Employment Scholarship Program is a scholarship program that the OWWA offers in coordination with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), to land-based or sea-based OWWA member-OFW’s or their dependents/beneficiaries.

A qualified applicant may avail of either a one-year technical of a six-month vocational course offered following the regular school year calendar.



  1. lovelyn bautisat

    September 5, 2011 at 5:30 am

    … pede ko ho bang malaman ang procedure para maka avail ng anak namin ang Scholarship ng OWWA?… sya po ay graduating na ng HS this school year… ang asawa ko po ay member ng OWWA since 2004… saan po pedeng kumuha ng form at hanggang kelan po ang deadline… ano pa po ang ibang requirements?… maraming salamat po…

  2. lovelyn bautista

    September 5, 2011 at 5:36 am

    … confirmed ko lang po… may nabasa po ako sa site nyo na hanggang sept 15 na lang ang pag pasa ng application para sa scholarship?… paano po ung grades nung bata?… at ung result ng exam sa school na papasukan… kumuha po anak ko ng exam sa UPCAT… feb 2012 pa po ang release ng result… salamat po…

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