DSWD Educational Assistance 2022 Overview : The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is among the bodies of the Philippine government tasked to care for the welfare of Filipinos. Other than this, they also hold different opportunities like scholarships and job offers to those who want to be involved with them.
We will provide guidance to everyone interested in applying for the DSWD educational Assistance program in this article. In fact, the DSWD is currently accepting applications; therefore, below are the requirements to see if you qualify for the program and how you apply.
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The DSWD Cash Assistance Program: What is It?
The DSWD Educational Assistance Program provides financial aid to eligible individuals for their education. They clarified in March of 2018 that they are not providing a scholarship but rather a sort of educational support for deserving students who are indigent.
Who is eligible to apply for the DSWD Cash Assistance Program?
According to DSWD Sec. Erwin Tulfo release, the following individuals are eligible to participate in the DSWD educational support program:
- Working student
- Has no family/Living with relative
- Child of a solo parent
- Has parents with no source of living
- Child of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)
- Child of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs)
- Child of HIV victims
- Victim of Domestic Abuse
- Victim of natural disasters
Every family’s 3 children are eligible to apply for it and register for the DSWD educational assistance program. Of course, simply informing the DSWD of their situation does not seem appropriate—they must give conditions for the department to validate and authorize their application.
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Which students are eligible to apply?
As per the announcement, it said that elementary or grade school students, high school students, and vocational/college level students can apply for the DSWD educational assistance program.
“Magsisimula ang Educational Assistance payout sa ika-20 ng Agosto 2022 at sa mga susunod na Sabado – Agosto 27, Setyembre 3, 10, 17 at 24,” Sec. E. Tulfo said in a Facebook post.
How much does Educational Cash Assistance pay?
The amount of cash support will vary according on the level of education. P1,000 will be given to elementary students, while P2,000 will be given to high school students. P3,000 Senior High School students would receive P4,000, followed by Vocational/College students.
Summary of the Payout Amount:
- PhP 1,000 for Elementary Students
- PhP 2,000 for High School Students
- PhP 3,000 for Senior High School Students
- PhP 4,000 for Vocational or College Students
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How can I apply for DSWD Educational Assistance 2022?
If you want to apply, you can do it by:
1). Walk-In. Visiting the DSWD Central Office and Field Offices nationwide in person. or
2). Through Email. You can send your application to email@example.com and wait for the text confirmation from DSWD.
The message includes the date and location where the payout will be distributed, and also the requirements to bring.
You may need the following requirements:
- Certificate of Enrollment/Proof of Enrollment
- Authorization letter (if the applicant is not available)
- Valid ID of parent/guardian as well as students who are in college or taking vocational courses
For more information, you can check your DSWD Regional Office Official Facebook Page for the specific instruction with regards to the Payout.
Reference: DSWD Educational Assistance Program 2022