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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

OWWA Scholarship Program for SY 2009-10

One Hundred Fifty (150) Slots in OWWA Education for Development Scholarship Program for SY 2009-10

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) shall award one hundred fifty (150) slots to qualified dependents of OFW-Members who shall enroll in any four (4) to five (5) year baccalaureate course for School year 2009-2010.

GENERAL CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for the program, the applicant must:
1. Be a Filipino citizen;
2. Be a beneficiary / dependent of an OWWA member. Beneficiary / Dependent as used herein shall be limited to children of married OFWs or brother / sister of unmarried OFWs;
3. Not be more than 21 years of age;
4. Be a high school graduate;
5. Be of good health and of good moral character;
6. Have not earned units in any post-secondary undergraduate course;
7. Must pass the qualifying examination (DOST National Examination) and the College Admission Test of the school where he / she intends to enroll.

SCHOLARSHIP PRIVELEGES
a) A financial assistance amounting to P60,000.00 per year shall be provided. Tuition fees shall be paid directly to the school, while the remaining amount from the financial assistance shall be released to the scholar upon submission of grades for the semester. If the tuition fee exceeds the amount of financial assistance, the scholar shall pay for the difference.
b) The scholar is free to choose his / her desired field of study as long as the program is offered by a CHED-accredited college / university.
c) Scholarship shall continue until completion of the course (4-5 years) regardless of the status of OFW membership provided the provisions in the Scholarship Agreement are complied with.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY AND LIMITATIONS
a) The grant is only provided once and is non-transferable; and
b) The scholar must not be a recipient of other scholarship grants.

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS
The applicant must submit the following to the OWWA Regional Welfare Office in his / her place of residence.
1. Accomplished application forms (2 sets) ? including Forms 2 and 3;
2. 1" x 1" ID pictures (2 pcs.);
3. Proof of relationship to Member / copy of Birth Certificate of applicant (and of the Member if related as brother or sister) duly certified by the Local Civil Registrar;
4. Form 137 / High School Report Card or Transcript of Records;
5. Proof of OWWA Membership (i.e. Official Receipt of OWWA Contribution / E-Receipt or Certification from the OWWA Membership Processing Center);
6. Other documents as may be required by the OWWA scholarship committee.

SELECTION CRITERIA
All qualified applicants shall be selected and ranked according to their performance in the qualifying exam for the scholarship; The scholars shall be selected and recommended by the OWWA Scholarship Committee. The approval of the Administrator is final and unappealable.

Deadline for application is on September 25, 2008.
Examinations will be held on November 9, 2008.

For inquiries, please proceed to the nearest OWWA Regional Office or inquire at the OWWA OP Center at telephone no. (02)833-6992 or send a SMS message to 0917-898-6992 or an e-mail message to owwa_opcenter@yahoo.com. Download EDSP Application Forms at www.owwa.com.ph


TO ALL HEADS/LEADERS OF FILIPINO COMMUNITIES/ASSOICATION IN SOUTH KOREA:

Please find an advisory from the Overseas workers Welfare Adminsitration .

It will be appreciated if it will be dissemianted to concerned OFW members in your organizations.

Thank you.


DELMER R. CRUZ
Labor Attache

by:

ESPERANZA C. COBARRUBIAS
Welfare Officer


United CBO all over Korea!

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

wen po ba ipalabas ang results?

(cordilove2001) said...

For the results that you're asking, please coordinate with Ma'am Pat Cobarrubias, Welfare Officer, at the OWWA Office, Philippine Embassy. Thank you!

Daphnie Dianne said...

I would like to know when the results of OWWA scholarship be released. We are calling your office and they just told us to look in your website. So please let us know. Thanks a lot.

Anonymous said...

kelan po namin malalaman ang result ng scholarship exam?

Anonymous said...

dun lang po ba makukuha ung results? wala po ba ung results sa mga office ng OWWA?

Anonymous said...

how can we contact her?

aztalavista said...

kailan po kaya ung next exam¿¿

Anonymous said...

Tapos na ho ba ang exam para sa OWWA?para sa SY 2010-2011...kung wla pa..kailan ho??slamat

yvone said...

kelan po ulit ung exam,.?

Anonymous said...

pano po kung sa manila po ako nag-apply tapos gusto ko mag-aral sa cavite? at saka ung 150 slots ng owwa scholarships ay buong pilipinas na?

Anonymous said...

may I ask..?
can I still get an exam for the owwa scholarship program for SY
2009-2010

Anonymous said...

can i still apply for the OWWA scholarship program..?

Anonymous said...

can i still apply for the OWWA scholarship program for 2009-2010..?

Anonymous said...

went to look for owwa pampanga. the last time I web inquired sometime beginning of school year, ang address sa Bowlodrome, san fernando p.Nasa dolores, pampanga n pl. Ang tel.number sabi e residential daw un. October and last date of filing. un pala ginawa na Sept 15. Iniupdate and website daw Aug. 28, tpos Sept.15 deadline n agad. Sa madaling sabi late n at di na makaka apply. Nagbigay daw s schools ng letter ang pampanga but to date di pa natatanggap ng school dito sa Bulacan. I recommend you extend the application. I also recommend you update the web at the start of the school year. DOST gave an extension and the school has recvd the letter. Improve your communication further. Give chance to many others. Thanks. Godbless.

tintin said...

Hi madam and sir, I wanna ask Is it the application of OWWA it is not available anymore? I keep trying to download to get an Application form. Please let us know how to get the Application form. thank you.

(cordilove2001) said...

Hello Everyone!

I was out of touch online for quite some time hence I missed your posts. Anyhow, I forwarded them to Labor Attache Delmer Cruz for more info.

Sorry folks! I'll be in touch these days. Please make our blog active. It's our simple way of helping one another.

Thanks to you all. Godbless and take care always!

Anonymous said...

hi poh!!!
bukas po ay mag tatake ako ng exam for owwa scholarship!!
sana poh makuha ako para makaaral ako sa college...sana...
im jinebeth pacana poh from misamis oriental...

Anonymous said...

sana pohhh.....makapag.aral pa ako...

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