Tuesday, July 31, 2012

OWWA-EDSP Scholarship

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Welfare Office 7 in Cebu City is now accepting applications for the EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (EDSP) for the coming School Year 2013-2014.

EDSP is a scholarship grant offered to qualified depends of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who shall enroll in any 4-5 year baccalaureate or college degree courses at any CHED-accredited colleges or universities. Scholarship grantees shall receive a financial assistance amounting to P30,000.00 per semester or a maximum of P60,000.00 per school year.

This is open to all HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES STUDENTS WHO ARE CHILDREN OF OFWs or BROTHERS/SISTERS OF SINGLE OFWs, below 21 years old and are not recipients of any scholarship award. The OFW-parent or OFW-brother/sister however, must be a current or active OWWA Member. Applicants will have to undergo the National Qualifying Exam to be administered by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) (The date and venue of the exam will be announced later).

Deadline for submission of applications will be on August 31, 2012 at OWWA Cebu Office. However, applicants from the provinces of Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor may submit their applications at Public Employment  Service Office (PESO) Dumaguete  located at 2nd Floor, Building 2, Public Market Complex Real Street Dumaguete City before August 15, 2012.

For further inquiries, please visit our PESO Office located at 2nd Flr, Bldg II, Public Market Complex Dumaguete City  or call telephone number (035) 226-3530 and look for Ms. Rhyza.


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  2. Good day.. Ma'am/Sir, open for submission na ba ang PESO karon para sa OWWA-EDSP Scholarship? Graduating ang akong anak sa City High this March ug nanghinaot ko nga maka-avail siya ani. unsa ang mga requirements niya? basun pod lamang matagaan ko ninyo ug gamay nga oras sa pagtubag ani sa akong email address: seyer30sunshine@yahoo.com

    Daghang salamat kaayo.

  3. Good day.ma'am sir tapes npo AQ mg orientation sa main office for bussinnes loan.tanun kulng po king pwede hang tubuhan for business loan.thanks isa po aqng seaman.