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The DSWD Educational Assistance Program is financial aid for the education of certain eligible people. Back in March of 2018, they clarified that they were not offering a Scholarship, they were offering a type of educational assistance for indigent students and other qualified students.
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- DSWD Educational Assistance
- DSWD Cash Assistance Grant
- Documentary requirements:
- How to apply for DSWD Educational Assistance Program?
- Video Guide
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DSWD Educational Assistance
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is an administrative body of the Philippines government. DSWD is responsible for assisting eligible Filipino individuals who seek to pursue elementary, secondary, senior secondary, or higher education. The DSWD has several programs available, including the Educational Assistance Program (EAP).
Under the Educational Cash Assistance program, DSWD will grant all eligible individuals a cash grant to cover their educational expenditures. All the individuals who are from a low-income families, those who live their parents and guardians and are unable to fund their education will get assistance from this program.
DSWD Cash Assistance Grant
The DSWD Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) program provides students with financial aid under DSWD Educational Assistance. These Education Cash Assistance include grants ranging from Php1,000 to Php4,000, depending on the current level of education. Please see the details below for the cash amounts that each student can receive:
- 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 / College Students
Here is the list of documents required to apply for DSWD Cash Assistance 2023:
- Certificate of Enrollment or Registration
- School ID of the Student
- Statement of Account or
- Any document issued by the school as evidence of the student being registered or enrolled.
How to apply for DSWD Educational Assistance Program?
Those who wish to avail the educational assistance program can apply by visiting your local DSWD Branch Office.
Submit the required documents to the officer in charge and wait for the confirmation to collect the Cash Assistance
Please keep in mind that different DSWD offices may use different methods to provide cash assistance, so please check to see if your local office provides this service.