The Challenge

"Challenging Perspectives: Examining youth and education stories through fresh eyes"

To capture some of the most pressing issues in the country today.

By recognizing outstanding journalistic reports by the country's professional and student media, LSA  seeks to lead the public in discovering these moving stories, engage them in meaningful discussions, and encourage them to take positive, innovative actions that will help shape a brighter future for the country's youth and education.

Nominees for the 2016 Scholarum Awards

Outstanding published column article on youth and education in a nationally circulated publication

  • Give the child a vision of the whole universe
    The Philippine Star
    Preciosa Soliven

  • Closing the gap between education and the world of work
    The Philippine Star
    Preciosa Soliven

  • The real cost of college education
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Butch Hernandez

  • Concert in a classroom
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Benre  Zenarosa

  • Missing migrant children
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Ma. Ceres  Doyo

  • Knowledge as capital
    The Philippine Star
    Butch Dalisay

  • Learning to lead teenage children
    Manila Bulletin
    Bernardo Villegas

 

Outstanding published feature story on De La Salle Universit

 

  • De La Salle Library and its 3,500 titles on the performing arts
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Walter Ang

  • Stepping Up
    Manila Bulletin
    Angelo Garcia

  • Academe can help promote good governance
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Linda Bolido

  • New DLSU president faces K-12 challenge
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Linda Bolido

  • Bro. Ray Suplido: A teacher at 25, molding young minds to become responsible citizens
    Business Mirror
    Leonila Garcia

  • Words from a professor
    Manila Bulletin
    Sara Grace Fojas

  • SLEX-NLEX connector won't solve traffic woes'
    The Manila Times
    Jaime  Pilapil

  • Journey of a Lasallian Scholar
    Business Mirror
    Leonila Garcia

  • DLSU teams lead Filipino winners in Shell Eco-Marathon
    Manila Bulletin
    Argyll Cyrus Geducos

  • DLSU Professor emeritus Cirilo Bautista is National Artist for Literature
    Business Mirror
    Leonila Garcia

 

Outstanding published feature article on youth and education in a nationally circulated publication

 

  • Confessions of a 'ninja' mom - how to communicate with your kids
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Thelma Sioson San Juan

  • Tawi-Tawi youth offered new hope
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Frinston Lim

  • What world can learn from Filipinos
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Matikas Santos and Sara Isabelle Pacia

  • Doctor opens healing/art school on V-Day
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Eric Caruncho

  • Dream inspires woman to send kids to school
    Manila Bulletin
    Charina Clarisse  Echaluce

  • Not it's UP Law for 'whiz kid' after PH.D in Physics
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Gianna Francesca Catolico

  • Raising your child to be a patriotic citizen
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Audrey Tan-Zubiri

  • Never Again: A nation of '5th graders'
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Ricardo Ma. Duran Nolasco

  • General education, K-12 as poll issues
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Danilo Araño Arao and Sarah Jane Raymundo

  • Young rabid readers make Donsol public school one of the Bicol's best
    Manila Bulletin
    Nino Luces

 

Outstanding online feature story on youth and education

  • Grade-school student and fulltime grandma: A 79-year-old is unstoppable from reaching her dreams
    GMA News Online
    Juju Baluyot

  • Badjao teacher: Education is best tool vs racial discrimination
    Interaksyon
    Lottie Salarda

  • Kids paddle their way to school in Eleven Islands, Zamboanga
    GMA News Online
    Isabelle T. Lee

  • 5 reasons why proposed UP curriculum change is actually non-competitive
    Interaksyon
    CJ Chanco

  • Smart-shaming and our Pinoy culture of anti-intellectualism
    GMA News Online
    Julia Jasmine Madrazo-Sta. Romana

  • Education and the Internet for a sustainable Ph
    Rappler
    Krista Garcia

  • PHL bets on appeal of education to fight child labor
    GMA News Onilne
    Astrid Zweynert

  • COA scores lack of transparency in billion-peso school fund
    GMA News Online
    Agatha Guidaben

  • Filipino youth to next leaders: 'We want jobs, education, and healthcare'
    Rappler
    Nico Aquino and Keren Bernadas

  • More Filipino kids - especially girls - staying in school but more works need to be done
    Interaksyon
    Tricia Aquino

Outstanding published photograph on youth and education in a nationally circulated publication

  • Fire victims' shelter
    Manila Bulletin
    Juan Carlo de Vela

  • Children enjoy a free meal
    The Philippine Star
    Miguel De Guzman

  • Survival lesson
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Lyn Rillon

  • Cooling off
    Manila Bulletin
    Juan Carlo de Vela

  • Environmental warriors
    Manila Bulletin
    Jojo Riñoza

  • Lumad
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Karlos Manlupig

  • Crossover to knowledge
    Manila Bulletin
    Niño Luces

  • Attack on Lumads
    Manila Bulletin
    Alexander Lopez

  • Open wide
    Manila Bulletin
    Geonarri  Solmerano

  • Shortage
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Raffy Lerma

  • Dumagat Pupil
    Philippine Daily Inquirer
    Edwin Bacasmas

 

Outstanding televised feature story on youth and education

  • Lumad
    Reel Time

  • Ibang Pagtingin
    I Witness
    Howie Severino

  • Isulat sa Tubig
    Reel Time

  • Bata sa Sabuyan
    Reel Time

  • Tulay ng Piloto
    Front Row

  • Maestra Salbabida
    Front Row

  • Gulong ng Pag-asa
    I Witness
    Sandra Aguinaldo

  • Ang Kwento ni Kuya Kino
    Reel Time

  • Kapos
    Front Row

  • Kugita
    Reel Time

  • Remember Me
    I Witness
    Sandra Aguinaldo

  • Born Expedition 2016
    Born to be Wild

  • Isang paa sa Hukay
    Reel Time

  • Aninag sa Barangay Mayaman
    Reporter's Notebook

 

Outstanding published feature article on youth and education in a school organ

  • DLSU set to overhaul processes for K-12
    The Lasallian
    Justin Manay and Frank Santiago

  • Another chance at learning: An alternative Lasallian education
    The Lasallian
    Althea Gonzales

  • Faculty union holds elections amid questions over K to 12, collective bargaining deal
    The Varsitarian
    Clarence Hormachuelos and Kathryn Jedi Baylon

  • Tiwala Pinas urges the youth to be involved
    The Guidon

    Miguel  Munar and Ennah Tolentino

  • Three profs eye labor union presidency, vow to deal with K to 12 transition
    The Varsitarian
    Clarence IHormachuelos

  • Research projects calls for 'inclusive education'
    The Varsitarian
    Kathryn Jedi Baylon and Alhex Adrea Peralta

  • Mga Filipino, kulang sa pagbabasa ayon sa isang propesor
    The Varsitarian
    Bernadette Pamintuan

  • SC junks TRO request on K-12
    Philippine Collegian
    Megan Aglaua