Qualifiers, or those who passed the National Qualifying Examination given on November 10, 2010 for the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and who intend to enroll in any Metro Manila university are enjoined to attend the EDSP Orientation for freshmen students on April 15, 2011, 1pm at the Multi-Purpose Hall, 10th Floor, OWWA Center, Pasay City.
OWWA Administrator Carmelita Dimzon will be present to welcome the EDSP Scholars Batch 2011-2012.
The EDSP is one of OWWA’s scholarship/educational assistance programs available to OFW dependents with active OWWA membership. Qualifiers are entitled to take four-to-five year baccalaureate courses and provided with a maximum amount of P60,000 a year. The administration of qualifying exam was done nationwide extending to DECS-accredited schools in Saudi Arabia to accommodate dependents of OFWs who are based in the Middle East country.