OWWA offers scholarship to low income OFWs
THE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration in Central Visayas (OWWA-7) is accepting applications for the Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) for next school year.
The program is offered to dependents of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who wish to pursue a 4-5 year college degree course in the field of science and technology at any Commission on Higher Education (CHEd)-accredited colleges or universities.
Qualified applicants will receive financial assistance of P30,000 per semester.
To qualify, an OFW should have a gross annual income of not more than $6,780 or $565 per month.
The national qualifying exam will be administered by the Department of Science and Technology.
The deadline for submission of application is Aug. 31.
For inquiries, visit the OWWA Cebu office at LDM Building on Legaspi Street corner M.J. Cuenco Avenue, Cebu City or call Romyl Cabillo at 2540305 or 2543199.
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