EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (EDSP)
ONLINE applications are NOW OPEN for incoming college freshmen for A.Y. 2023-2024 starting January 9-31, 2023
DEADLINE OF SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS: JANUARY 31, 2023
SCHEDULE OF PEN AND PAPER EXAMINATION: MARCH 11 AND 12, 2023
Apply Here: https://scholarship.owwa.gov.ph
WHO CAN APPLY?
• Must be a child or sibling of a single or married but childless active OWWA-member OFW
• Must be single
• Must not be more than 21 years old upon application
• Must be a Grade 12 graduating student
• Must have a GWA of at least 80% or its equivalent
• Must have no failing grades
• Must be willing to enroll in Philippine-based colleges/universities
HOW TO APPLY?
• Review the OWWA Guide in Application for EDSP scholarships for incoming college students for A.Y. 2023-2024. Check eligibility and completeness of application requirements.
• Log on to: https://scholarship.owwa.gov.ph
• Wait for OWWA Region 7 to confirm the status of your application via text or email using the contact information you provided in your online application.
• Please note that we will not require anything from you aside from the completion of your application information and documentary to avoid online scams.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?
1. PROOF OF GRADES (e.g. Grades 9,10, and 11; Form 137/10, Form 138, or Certificate of grades) May be issued online and/or certified by the school or DepEd Division/Regional Offices
2. BIRTH CERTIFICATE (Only for married OFW with Child as applicant, readable copy, may be issued by the PSA, NSO or City/Municipal Registry Office)
3. CERTIFICATE OF NO MARRIAGE (Only for single OFW whose applicant is a sibling, readable copy, May be issued by the PSA, NSO, or City/Municipal Registry Office
4. OFW DECLARATION OF NO CHILD DEPENDENT (Only for married OFW but childless and signed self-declaration indicating that the married OFW has no child dependent and is identifying another family member as a qualified applicant/dependent
5. 2X2 I.D. PICTURE (Taken for the last three (3) months prior to application, Must be colored with white background, With the name tag position at approximately 1 inch or 2.54cm below the chin: Full name, handwritten – First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Extension Name, if any (e.g. JUAN C. DELA CRUZ, JR.), and signature over printed name
6. COPY OF OFW PASSPORT I.D (Readable and clear copy)
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ONLINE APPLICATION
• Select “OWWA Regional Office No. VII” in applying online.
• Use a valid and working e-mail address.
• Provide a working mobile number to be able to contact you if there is a need to, referring to the application.
• Do not make multiple applications as this may affect the process of verification/evaluation of your application.
• Make sure to prepare all the documents/requirements/information/data about the scholarship applicant and the OFW before making the online application.
• When filling-out the information required, please make sure that the names and the words are spelled correctly and completely.
• Be sure to have a stable and strong internet connection.
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Atty. Honey Quiño – Deputy Administrator of OWWA
PIA Cebu