April 1, 2014

ANAK Liwayway Scholarship 2014

ANAK is pleased to present its eighth annual “Liwayway Scholarship for Leadership Excellence” to Filipino-Canadian students in Grade 12, who demonstrate a commitment to preserving and promoting Philippine heritage. One (1) scholarship of $300 will be awarded in June 2014.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must:
·         Provide official school transcripts demonstrating a B (70% or 3.0) grade point average or better in three 40S courses (including English)
·         Complete a 500 word (2 pages double-spaced) typed essay in response to the question,
“What does it mean to be a Global Filipino?”
                     with reference to one of the following articles:

o   Fazon, Rita Angela J.  “When 'Papa' left for good.” Pinoy Worldwide – Philstar.com. http://www.philstar.com/pinoyworldwide/borderless-pinoys/2011/06/25/699456/when-papa-left-good (accessed April 1, 2014).
o   Astudillo, Rene. “'Miss World' Birthers.” Positively Filipino | Online Magazine for Filipinos in the Diaspora. http://positivelyfilipino.com/magazine/miss-world-birthers (accessed April 1, 2014).
o   Manzanilla, Johsa. “Reclaiming identity and resistance: Our struggle against colonial assimilation, dominance and White privilege.” Pilipino Express. http://pilipino-express.ca/features-sp-1157189368/anak/2333-reclaiming-identity.html (accessed April 1, 2014)

Successful applicants are subject to an interview process in May 2014

Click to download the scholarship application.