A complete of 420 dependents of abroad Filipino employees (OFWs) will obtain a P60,000 scholarship grant as a part of the federal government’s training help program, the Abroad Employees Welfare Administration (OWWA) introduced on Monday, Sept. 5.
In a press release, OWWA mentioned 400 of the beneficiaries have been sponsored underneath the Training for Improvement Scholarship Program (EDSP) whereas 20 by means of the funding of the Congressional Migrant Employees Scholarship Program (CMWSP) whereas the remainder are underneath the
Area 4-A has the very best variety of qualifiers for the EDSP with 61 students adopted by Central Luzon with 55, Central Visayas with 52, and Western Visayas with 34.
A complete of 34 beneficiaries have been from Bicol Area, 38 in Metro Manila, 22 in Ilocos Area, 12 in Area 2; 10 in Area 4-B; 15 in Area 8; 9 beneficiaries in Area IX; 14 in Area X; 19 in Area XI; 5 in Area XII; 10 in CARAGA Area; 11 in Cordillera Administrative Area (CAR); and two students granted in Bangsamoro Autonomous Area in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).
Solely 20 candidates for the CMWSP platform have been granted scholarships everywhere in the nation, based on a report from OWWA posted on their official Fb web page.
The EDSP scholarship grants every beneficiary P60,000 per faculty yr. Nonetheless, solely duly registered dependents of an energetic OWWA member enrolled in a four-to-five yr baccalaureate course have been entitled to avail of this system.
Whereas the CMWSP platform, however, additionally gives P60,000 monetary grant to certified beneficiaries mandated underneath the Republic Act 10022 and is funded by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Workplace (PCSO).
This system advantages deserving migrant employees and or their rapid dependents who intend to pursue programs primarily within the area of science and expertise as recognized by the Division of Science and Expertise (DOST).
Except for the ESDP and CMWSP applications, OWWA additionally gives completely different scholarship platforms by means of the Abilities for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP), OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP), Training Livelihood Help Program (ELAP), OWWA Seafarers’ Upgrading Program (OSUP), Mariner’s Dugtong Aral Program (MDAP).
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