April 1, 2022

ANAK Liwayway Scholarship 2022

ANAK is pleased to present its sixteenth 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 2022, and winning essays will be published locally.

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);
  • Refer to ANAK’s Oral History Handbook found on the ANAK website;
  • Provide a list of up to five interview questions used during the oral history interview; and
  • Complete a 500-word (2 pages double-spaced) typed essay in response to the following question:
    “In what ways does our Filipino/a/x community create connection to culture and identity while navigating the space between the homeland and the diaspora?”
    Essays must include direct quotes from one or more interviewees and provide personal reflection on what community history means to the applicant.

Successful applicants are subject to an interview (via Zoom)
on June 1, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Click here to access 2022 Scholarship Application Resources

Application Deadline: May 27, 2022