The Sinag Awards: Student Edition is back! Share with us your personal take on financial literacy and get a chance to win prizes. Read the full mechanics below:
What Financial Literacy Means to Me
- To raise awareness among Filipino students on the importance of financial literacy, and its role in breaking the cycle of ignorance, worry, debt and financial dependency
- To mold future journalists into becoming catalysts of change who can bring about a future-ready Philippines
- To empower students to propagate Sun Life’s financial literacy advocacy
- The contest is open to Filipino college students enrolled in any college or university in Metro Manila and the Greater Luzon area.
- To qualify, a nominee must submit an essay on the theme ”What Financial Literacy Means to Me”. Articles should be original, may be in English or Filipino, and under 1,000 words.
- Each student may submit only one entry.
- The entry pack must consist of the following:
- Accomplished Sun Life entry form (Download here)
- An MS Word file of the essay
- A scanned copy of school ID
- Entries must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Deadline of submission of entries is on 17 November 2017.
- All entries submitted will be reviewed and screened by a panel of judges from Sun Life Financial. Judging will be based on the following criteria:
- 50% Relevance to the theme
- 50% Overall impact (must be accurate; informative, educational, and compelling)
- There will be three winners who will receive the following prizes:
- P10,000 in cash
- P5,000 worth of Sun Life Prosperity Fund starter fund
Winners will be recognized in Sinag: Sun Life’s Financial Literacy Journalism Awards which will be held on December 6, 2017 at Fairmont Makati.
For questions or inquiries, you may email Lalie Novero at email@example.com.
Sun Life looks forward to receiving your entry!