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OWWA MIMAROPA through DOST Administers the 2014 Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) Qualifying Examination for OFW Dependents in Region IV-B

November 14, 2014
OWWA MIMAROPA through DOST Administers the 2014 Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) Qualifying Examination for OFW Dependents in Region IV-B

Fifty-two (52) candidates for OWWA scholarship set their hearts and minds out in a simultaneous qualifying examination administered by the Department of Science and Technology at various test centers all over MIMAROPA region last September 21, 2014.  

 

The examinees were fourth year high school dependents of member-OFWs of OWWA. The two and a half hour examination was held at Occidental Mindoro National High School, Oriental Mindoro National High School, Marinduque State College, Odiongan National High School, Western Philippine University, Brooke’s Point Central School, and Coron School of Fisheries.

 

The test proper started at 9AM for the morning session and 2PM for the afternoon session. It was facilitated by the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) with the assistance of OWWA Family Welfare Officers designated in each testing center. 

 

The result of the examination will be released on March 2015 and the examinees will be informed through mail. Result will also be posted at the OWWA Regional Welfare Office IV-B.

 

The Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) is a scholarship grant by OWWA to the top 200 passers of the annual examination being administered by the DOST-SEI to the qualified dependents of OWWA members. The amount of the grant is Php 60,000.00 per year in any four-to-five year baccalaureate degree the successful examinee has chosen.

 

Regional Director Allan A. Ignacio wishes the examinees their best and hopes that many of them will pass the examination to form the new set of OWWA scholars. 

OWWA, through DOST, conducted the qualifying examination for the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) in

different testing centers within the MIMAROPA region