Sallian Awards for Literature
Bienvenido N. Santos Center for Humanities—Creative Writing
(BNSCH-CW) of DLSU-M is ready to accept entries to the 2000-2001
Lasallian Awards for Literature. The Lasallian Awards for
The La Sallian Awards for Literature Contest has two categories:
(a) short story, and (b) poetry. Each category has two levels:
(a) high school, and (b) college. Each category is open to
all bonafide high school and college students of all Lasallian
schools in the Philippines, including schools supervised by
the Christian Brothers. A student may submit only one entry
per category. An entry may be written in any of the following
languages or a combination thereof: Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano,
Ilocano, Hiligaynon, or English. Only previously unpublished
works may be entered in the contest.
student should put her/his full and real name, address, telephone
number (if any), email address (if any), year level, and school
on top of the first page of the entry. All entries should
be submitted in four copies, including the original. These
must be typewritten or computer-encoded, double-spaced on
letter-size bond paper (8½” x 11”), and with approximately
one-inch margins on all sides. All copies should be legible
and neat. In the Short Story category, an entry must be at
least five but not more than 12 pages. In the Poetry category,
one poem will suffice. Quality, not length, will be the main
criterion for judging a poem.
prizes for each contest category are the following: P5000
(first prize), P3000 (second), and P1000 (third) for high
school; P7000 (first prize), P5000 (second), and P3000 (third)
should be submitted to the BNSCH-CW not later than 23 February.
The awarding ceremony shall be on 22 March 2001, the birth
anniversary of Bienvenido N. Santos.