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03/10/2011: Nominations Now Open for Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards

October 3, 2011, Washington, DC – Nominations are now open for outstanding Filipino-American students in the metropolitan Washington, DC area for the Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards.

Now on its 19th year, the project aims to recognize Filipino-American student achievers who have demonstrated exemplary academic performance and social responsibility. This is an annual project of the Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC), Inc. and supported by the Embassy of the Philippines. This year, the Philippines commemorates the 150th birth anniversary of the country’s national hero.

The rules and nomination form are available here: Rules ; Nomination Form

The accomplished nomination form and other requirements must be submitted to:

5213 Heming Avenue
Springfield, VA 22151

Deadline for nominations will be on 12 November 2011, 12 noon. The awarding ceremony will be held on 19 November 2011 at the Philippine Embassy.