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11/01/2012: 2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas

The Philippine Consulate General in Guam is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas.

Established by virtue of an Executive Order signed in 1991, the Presidential Awards is a biennial search to recognize exceptional individuals and organizations for their outstanding contribution to Philippine progress and development. It has so far been conferred on 314 overseas-based individuals and organizations from 44 countries and territories.

The four awards categories include: Lingkod sa Kapwa Pilipino (LINKAPIL) Award, Banaag Award, Kaanib ng Bayan Award, and Pamana ng Pilipino Award.

Interested parties are invited to submit the duly completed nomination form containing relevant information such as personal data, summary of relevant contributions with specific data and other supporting documents to the Philippine Consulate General not later than 16 April 2012 at five o’clock in the afternoon.

The rules on the filing of nomination, nomination forms and other information are available at  www.2012presidentialawards.cfo.gov.ph. For further details, please call the Philippine Consulate General at 646.4620 or email: pcgagana@ite.net .