April 1, 2018

ANAK Liwayway Scholarship 2018

ANAK is pleased to present its twelfth annual “Liwayway Scholarship for Leadership Excellence” to Filipino-Canadian students in Grade 12, who demonstrate a commitment to preserving and promoting Philippine heritage. Two (2) scholarships of $500 will be awarded in June 2018.

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,

“How do values and cultural stereotypes affect your Filipino identity in Canada?”

                     with reference to at least one of the following articles:

o    Abrugar, Victorino Q. “14 Good Filipino Habits that Make the Philippines a Great Country.” FAQph, 2 Sept. 2014, faq.ph/good-filipino-habits-that-make-the-philippines-a-great-country.
o    Murphy, Chris. “Manny Pacquiao Sparks Fury after Homophobic Remark.” CNN, Cable News Network, 17 Feb. 2016, www.cnn.com/2016/02/16/sport/boxing-manny-pacquiao-animals-gay/index.html.
o    “Profile: Duterte the Controversial 'Strongman' of the Philippines.” BBC News, BBC, 4 Oct. 2016, www.bbc.com/news/world-36659258.
o    Almendral, Aurora. “A Last Holdout on Divorce, Philippines Tiptoes Toward Legalization.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 24 Mar. 2018, www.nytimes.com/2018/03/24/world/asia/philippines-divorce-legalization-rodrigo-duterte.html.

Successful applicants are subject to an interview process on May 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

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Application Deadline: May 4, 2018