Be part of Educational Opportunities with OWWA Scholarships!

Have you ever wished to pursue further studies but faced financial hurdles?

We understand the struggle. Education matters and lack of funds shouldn’t limit your aspirations.

That’s why we’re here to shed light on an amazing opportunity—the OWWA Scholarship Program.

This guide is all about these scholarships: who can apply, how to apply, and why they’re a fantastic chance for your education.

Let’s dive in together and explore how these scholarships can pave the way toward achieving your educational dreams!

Understanding OWWA Scholarship Programs

What are OWWA Scholarship Programs?

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) supports Filipino migrant workers and their families through scholarship programs for the school year 2024-2025. There are two primary scholarships available:

Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)

The EDSP assists children or dependents of OWWA Members who excel in the OWWA pre-qualifying examination. It covers bachelor’s degree expenses at Philippine colleges or universities. Two programs under EDSP:

  • EDSP 1: For incoming first-year college students
  • EDSP 2: For 2nd to 5th year college students

Each scholarship provides up to Php60,000.00 per school year for a maximum of five years.

Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP)

CMWSP is extended to deserving migrant workers and their immediate descendants pursuing courses in Science and Technology fields. It also offers up to Php60,000.00 per school year for up to five years at any college or university in the Philippines.

Qualifications and Application Process

General Qualifications

  • EDSP: For children or dependents of active OWWA members.
  • CMWSP: Open to deserving migrant workers or their descendants.

Each program has specific eligibility criteria regarding age, academic performance, and documentation.

Documentary Requirements for Application

Specific documents such as valid IDs, academic records, birth certificates, and proofs of family income are required for both programs.


Both EDSP and CMWSP provide financial assistance of up to Php60,000.00 per school year until the completion of a bachelor’s degree.

How to Apply

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Visit the OWWA Scholarship Online Application Portal
  2. Confirm Eligibility
  3. Fill in Accurate Information
  4. Review and Submit
  5. Wait for Evaluation

You may click the “HOW TO APPLY” button provided if you wish to proceed to the Application form and with our Complete Step-by-Step Guide on How to Apply.

Application Deadline

For the SY 2024-2025, the application deadline is January 15, 2024.


Education shouldn’t be restricted by financial constraints. OWWA Scholarship Programs aim to empower deserving individuals by easing the burden of educational expenses.

The EDSP and CMWSP scholarships offer an opportunity for academic excellence and advancement in Science and Technology fields. Seize this chance to apply and pave the way for your educational future!

Best wishes for a successful application and a bright educational journey!

You may click the “APPLY NOW!” button provided if you wish to proceed with our Full Article for this Scholarship. May you find the perfect opportunity that aligns with your skills, interests, and goals. BEST OF LUCK!

Source: Philippine Go

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