You are invited to submit nominations to the Rizal Award, in commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Jose Rizal. The award is intended to perpetuate the life and works of our national hero Jose Rizal.
Nominations will be received through mail or e-mail from March 15, 2011 to August 15, 2011.
Rizal Awards Committee National Historical Commission of the Philippines T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please feel free to share this call for nominations with others who might wish to make a nomination. Questions about the appropriateness of a particular nomination are welcome and should be directed to the above address.
ELIGIBILITY 1. The Rizal Award shall be bestowed upon individuals, Filipinos and foreigners, and upon societies, institutions, or other organizations that have rendered outstanding work in:
A. Stimulating and encouraging works towards the Rizalian concept of love of country and fulfilment of our duties of citizenship;
B. Achieving meritorious individual achievement in the various professions, or promoting , teaching and disseminating the same through proven competence leading to the general benefit of the individual, community, and the country at large in the light of Rizal’s teaching and way of life; or
C. Promoting and encouraging civic and citizenship responsibility as model citizens – incorruptible patriots with the virtue of resisting temptations and misuse of wealth, influence, rank, or power.
2. The Rizal Award shall be divided into two (2) categories:
A. The Individual Award – shall be awarded to individuals, Filipinos or foreigners, who qualify under Item 1 hereof.
B. The Institutional Award – shall be awarded to societies, institutions, or other organizations which qualify therefore under Item 1 hereof.
3. The Rizal Award may be bestowed posthumously upon any person entitled thereto, in which case the same shall be received by his/her legal heirs; if there is no legal heir, by his/her nearest of kin; and if there be no legal heir or nearest of kin, by any person designated by the NHCP to receive the award on behalf of the deceased.
4. The number of recipients of Rizal Awards shall be:
A. For Individual Category – TEN (10) Filipinos and THREE (3) foreigners; and B. For Institutional Category – TEN (10) recipients.
5. Call for nominations shall be on March 15, 2011 to August 15, 2011.
6. The following shall not be considered for the Rizal Awards:
A. Elected and appointed officials of the government; B. Heads and members of the Board of GOCCs and GFIs; C. Members of the Rizal@150 Executive Committee; and D. Officials and employees of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines
NOMINATION PROCEDURES All nominations must be received at the National Historical Commission of the Philippines or via e-mail by August 15, 2011. Nominations must be submitted in Filipino or English and must include:
1. Name of person or organization nominated 2. Title and address of person or organization nominated 3. A Proposed Citation for person or organization nominated (50-words limit) 4. Explanation of accomplishment of person or organization nominated (500-word limit) including: • When were accomplishments made? • Why, specifically, do you believe the accomplishments merit the Rizal Award? 5. At least 4 reference letters. Reference letters shall be considered confidential. Names and addresses of references should be suggested by the nominator. 6. Nominator information • Name, mailing address, phone number, fax number and e-mail address
There must be sufficient documentation to support further investigation. Attachments shall not exceed twenty-five (25) pages. All nominations and supporting documents should be addressed and mailed or e-mailed to:
RIZAL AWARDS COMMITTEE National Historical Commission of the Philippines T.M. Kalaw Street, Ermita, Manila e-mail address: email@example.com
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