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OWWA-ARMM accepts scholarship applications for S.Y. 2018-2019

July 25, 2017
OWWA-ARMM accepts scholarship applications for S.Y. 2018-2019

COTABATO CITY – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OWWA-ARMM) continuously accepts scholarship applications for S.Y. 2018-2019.


Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)

The EDSP is a scholarship grant offered to qualified beneficiaries/dependents of active OWWA members who intend to enroll a 4-5 year baccalaureate course in any preferred colleges/universities. It shall be in the form of financial assistance amounting to a maximum of P 60,000.00 per school year.


This scholarship grant is offered to incoming freshmen and those already enrolled in college.


For incoming freshmen, applicants must be single not more than 21 years old, grade 12 and will graduate in 2018, and must have a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 80% above.


Applicants already enrolled in college must be single not more than 30 years old, must have an average academic rating not lower than 85%, and full load in the last school year, single and not more than 30 years old.


Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP)

The CMWSP is a scholarship program extended to deserving migrant workers and/or their immediate descendants who intend to pursue 4 or 5 year courses in the priority fields in Science and Technology. Educational assistance is P 60,000.00/year funds from the PCSO. The examination is administered by DOST.


Applicants must pass the qualifying exams to be administered by the DOST on October 15, 2017.


Applications to both scholarship programs may be filed at the OWWA-ARMM Regional Office not later than July 31, 2017.


Interested applicants may visit OWWA-ARMM Regional Office at the 2nd Floor, Mags Audio Building, Quezon Avenue, Cotabato City or may contact 09176220140 or (064) 421-7237.