External Linkages Office announces the opening of the Sumitomo
Foundation 2001 Grant for Japan-Related Projects. With a view
to strengthening mutual understanding between Asian countries
and Japan, the Sumitomo Foundation is soliciting for applications
for Fiscal 2001 Grant for Japan-Related Research Projects
in accordance with the terms and conditions specified.
The research project should concern topics in the fields of
social sciences or humanities that are related to Japan. The
researcher should be of Asian nationality and able to conduct
the proposed research project by himself. The grant budget
amounts to Y40 million. The researcher is given duration of
one year (March 2002 - March 2003) to finish the project.
Application forms must be submitted to the Sumitomo Foundation,
1-12-16 Shibadaimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0012, Japan. October
31, 2001 is the deadline. Forms are available at the External
NVM Awards is now open to all Filipino writers in English
in two categories: the best published short story of the year
and the best published first short story of a writer. The
first category carries the grand prize of P50,000; the second,
for a writer’s first published short story, P25,000. All short
stories in English published within the period of October
1, 2000 to October 15, 2001 are eligible. The deadline for
submission is on October 30.
For the second category, a notarized statement is required
attesting that it is the writer’s first published short story.
All entries must be submitted in five copies, including the
original published form, to NVM Awards, c/o aklat@la-ru-an,
2F FBR Arcade, 317 Katipunan Ave., Loyola Heights, Q.C. 1108.
The awarding ceremony will be on December 8. For inquiries,
call 435-4573 between 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Center now open
officially open to serve you, the Wellness Center is an initiative
of the Caucus on Poverty Reduction to help improve the economic
and social well-being of the less privileged members of our
society. It is at the ground floor of the Brother Celba John
Hall near the South Gate.
Experienced members of New Vision Multipurpose Cooperative
Inc. composed of blind masseurs and masseuse operate the Physical
Therapeutic Massage Clinic. Aside from the massage, the clinic
also gives Swedish and shiatsu accupressure every Saturday,
from 10 am to 4 pm, or by appointment. One could also get
a haircut and a complete shave at affordable rates.