ANAK Liwayway Scholarship for Leadership Excellence 2019

ANAK Liwayway Scholarship for Leadership Excellence 2019

Deadline: May 3, 2019

ANAK is pleased to present its thirteenth 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 2019
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)
Read the following articles:

Rabson, Mia. “Activists Ask Trudeau to Act as Canadian Trash Continues to Rot in Manila.” National Post, 30 Jan. 2019,

Rosario, Ben. “House OKs Bill Requiring Graduating Students to Plant 10 Trees.” Manila Bulletin, 22 Dec. 2018,

Savaresi, Annalisa, et al. “Why the World Is Looking to the Philippines for Climate Justice.” The Conversation, 22 Feb. 2018,

Villarta, Chica. “The Real Price Tag of Fast Fashion.” CNN Philippines, 5 May 2017,
With reference to at least two of the articles and using the MLA style guide, complete a 500 word (2 pages double-spaced) typed essay in response to the following questions:

How can you minimize Canada’s environmental impact on the Philippines?
How are people of the Philippines taking control of climate change?
Successful applicants are subject to an interview process
on May 15, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Download the application now!