Scholarships For Dependents

Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)

A scholarship grant to qualified dependents of OFWs consisting of a maximum of Php 60,000.00 per school year until the completion of baccalaureate course (4-5 years). For incoming freshmen, the selection of scholars is determined through the DOST national examinations. Only the top 400 passers are considered for entry as freshmen; 600 slots are for those who are already enrolled in college.

OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP)

A scholarship program that offers financial assistance amounting to Php 20,000.00 per school year to qualified dependents of OFWs who receive a monthly salary of not more than US $600.00, and who shall enroll, are currently enrolled or have been enrolled in any four-year or five-year baccalaureate course or associate course in any college or university.

Education and Livelihood Assistance Program for the Dependents of Deceased OFW Members (ELAP)

A program designed for survivors of deceased OFWs who were active OWWA members at the time of death and families of OFWs who are
incarcerated/convicted and meted out the death penalty in foreign countries. It is intended to provide, aside from financial assistance for the continuing education of a qualified dependent, a livelihood activity of surviving members of the family to augment family income.

  • Livelihood Assistance- Php 15,00.00
  • Educational Assistance- intended for deceased OFW with school-age qualified dependent. The eldest or the first born shall be the qualified dependent, in cases where the eldest/first born is not qualified or able the next born child shall be elected. The assistance covers education assistance from primary (Kindergarten)- Php 5,000.00, secondary- Php 8,000.00 and tertiary- Php 10,000.00 education.