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OWWA Scholarship 2024-2025 Requirements | How to APPLY

OWWA Scholarship 2024 to 2025 is open for all eligible Filipino students. The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) announced the scholarship program on Facebook, encouraging students to apply.

This scholarship program includes the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) and the Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP).

To apply for the scholarship program, applicants must meet the general qualifications set by the OWWA. The scholarship grant can get up to ₱60,000.00 per school year until the completion of the baccalaureate course, which usually takes four to five years.

OWWA Scholarship
OWWA Scholarship

Some of the key highlights

  • OWWA Scholarship 2024 to 2025 is open to eligible Filipino Grade 12 students.
  • The scholarship program includes the Education for Development Scholarship Program and the Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program.
  • Applicants must meet the general qualifications set by the OWWA and have the necessary documents to apply.

What is EDSP Scholarship Program?

The Educational for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) is a scholarship program that provides financial assistance to qualified dependents of active Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) members.

The scholarship program is intended for students who want to pursue a 4 to 5-year Baccalaureate Course in any college or university.

Under EDSP, there are two types of scholarship programs:

  • EDSP 1: which is for new incoming first-year college students
  • EDSP 2: which is for 2nd to 5th-year college students.

The scholarship provides a financial assistance of PHP 60,000 per school year until the completion of the course.

How much is OWWA Scholarship?

OWWA Scholarship provides an Educational Assistance of PHP60,000 per school year.

What are the Qualifications?

To apply for the Scholarship, the applicant must be the child of an active OWWA member or the sibling of a single or a married but childless active OWWA member.

There are different sets of qualifications for incoming 1st year college students and 2nd to 5th year college students.

Incoming 1st year

To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must be:

  • Single
  • Not more than 21 years old
  • A Grade 12 graduating student
  • With a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 80% or its equivalent

2nd – 5th Year College

To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must be:

  • Single
  • Not more than 30 years old
  • With a GWA not lower than 85% or its equivalent
  • Must have no failing grades
  • Must be enrolled in a Philippine-based college/university.

Submit the Grades 9, 10, and 11 in any of the following official document forms: Form 137, Form 138, or Transcript of Records.

Document requirements

To apply for the Scholarship Program, applicants must prepare the following documents:

  • Two (2) pieces of 2×2 ID pictures
  • Copy of OFW Passport I.D.
  • Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR)
  • OFW Declaration of no Child Dependent (For Married OFW but childless)
  • Birth Certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), NSO or City/Municipal Registry Office

These documents are essential to streamline the application process. Applicants must ensure that they have all the necessary documents to avoid delays in the application process.

Available Slots:

Total available slots: 1,600, Apply now to secure a spot

Who can apply for this Scholarship Program?

OWWA Scholarship Program is open for:

  • Deserving migrant workers who are not more than 45 years old
  • Children of active or inactive OFWs who are below 21 years old.
  • For children of OFW, Must have a GWA of 80% without failing grades or within 20% of graduating class,
  • While for OFWs, the annual family gross income should not exceed $2,400.00 or P76,000.00.
  • Additionally, Alternative Learning System passers with an average of at least 85% or its equivalent as certified by DepEd Accredited Schools are also qualified to apply.

How to Apply for OWWA Scholarship 2024?

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Scholarship Online Application
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Scholarship Online Application

To apply for the Scholarship, interested candidates can visit the official website.

Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria and provide the necessary documents to complete the application process.

Here are the steps to apply for the Scholarship:

  1. Visit the official website at https://scholarship.owwa.gov.ph.
  2. Click on the “Apply Now” button.
  3. Fill out the application form with accurate information.
  4. Upload the required documents, including a copy of the passport, birth certificate, and transcript of records.
  5. Submit the application form and wait for the confirmation email.

Application Period

The Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) and Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) application deadline is January 15, 2024.

The online application for OWWA Scholarship must be submitted by November 20, 2023.