The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is in charge of developing and implementing comprehensive social welfare programs that will uplift the living condition and empower indigent Filipino citizens who need assistance. Just recently, DSWD announced that they will be giving financial aid for the education of certain eligible people. If you want to know more about the DSWD Educational Assistance Program this might help you.
DSWD Educational Assistance Program Guidelines
Who are Eligible to Apply?
- Working student
- No family
- Living with relative
- Child of a solo parent
- Parents have no source of living
- Child of OFW
- Child of PWD
- Domestic abuse victim
- Children of HIV victims
- Natural Disaster victim
Which Students can Apply?
- Elementary students
- High school students
- Vocational students
- College students
How Much is the DSWD Educational Assistance?
The financial assistance amount will depend on the educational level of the students. They will receive the following:
- Elementary Student – Php 1,000
- High School Student – Php 2,000
- Senior High School Student – Php 3,000
- Vocational/College Student: Php 4,000
When is the Pay Out?
DSWD Educational Assistance will be given on the 20th of August and the following dates: August 27, September 03, 10, 17, and 24 according to DSWD Secretary Erwin Tulfo.
Documentary Requirements Needed:
- Proof of Enrollment
- Authorization Letter (If Applicable)
- Valid ID of Parent or Guardian
How to Apply?
Via Walk-In, if you prefer walk-in, you may go directly to DSWD Central Office or Field Office.
Via Email, if you prefer an easy way of applying this one is for you. You may send them an email regarding your application at [email protected]
Upon successful application, wait for an email confirmation from DSWD. The email will contain the date and place where you will get your assistance and the requirements you need to submit.
Grab this chance now to apply for DSWD Educational Assistance Program. Take advantage of the financial assistance they will give for educational purposes.