The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) RWO-NCR is now accepting application for the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (OFWDSP) For School Year 2013-2014.
The OWWA OFWD Scholarship is an educational assistance to qualified dependents of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who intend to pursue any four-year or five-year baccalaureate degree or associate degree in state college or university.
A total of 204 annual scholarship slots are distributed in seventeen (17) cities of the National Capital Region. The legal dependent of an OWWA active member-OFW whose monthly salary is US$400.00 or below can avail the program. The dependent refers to only one (1) child of married or single OFW; or only one (1) sibling (brother or sister), OWWA said.
The qualified legal dependent must be single and not more than 21 years old at the time of application. He/she must be a high school graduate or about to graduate from high school, and is physically, mentally, and morally fit. He/she must pass the entrance examination conducted by state college/university in the National Capital Region (NCR).