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30/09/2009: 2009 Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards Now Open for Nominations

30 SEPTEMBER 2009 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 2009 Dr. Jose Rizal Youth Awards is now open for nominations for outstanding Filipino-American students for school year 2008 to 2009.

Started in 1993, the project aims to recognize Filipino-American student achievers from the Greater Metropolitan Washington area who have demonstrated exemplary academic performance.  This is an annual project of the Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC), Inc. and supported by the Embassy of the Philippines.

Interested parties may wish to download the rules and nomination form for the said contest from the Philippine Embassy website at: http://philippineembassy-usa.org/DJR2009.html.

Requirements and duly accomplished application form must be submitted to:

5213 Heming Avenue
Springfield, Virginia 22151

Deadline for nominations will be on 25 October 2009.  An awarding ceremony will follow on 14 November 2009 at the Philippine Embassy. END