Purpose: To recognize librarians for their outstanding national contribution to academic or research librarianship and library development in the Philippines. Three awards may be given each year, one for an outstanding academic/research librarian from Luzon, another from the Visayas, and the third, from Mindanao region.
Donor/Source of Fund: PAARL Scholarship Fund
Nature of Grant: Plaque of Recognition and cash gift amounting to P 5,000.00 for each awardee to be given during the Annual General Assembly
Criteria: Nominee should have demonstrated achievements in the following areas:
a) Planning and implementing an innovative or a high-impact library program for an academic/research library
b) Significant and influential research on academic or research library service
c) Service to the organized profession through PAARL and other related organizations
Selection Process: Nominations should be addressed to the Awards and Scholarship Committee, which conducts the search and screening process, and submits a final list of nominees for the Board’s approval.
Deadline: October 31 for submission of nominees; November 30 for submission to the Board of Directors