The University of the Philippines Diliman recognizes the contribution of student organizations to the life of an academic community, to the production of knowledge and to the future of the country. A significant way to recognize the role and relevance of student organizations is given through the Parangal sa Samahang Mag-aaral (Ignacio B. Gimenez Award for UP Student Organizations’ Social Innovation Projects).

Awards will be given to student organizations that successfully implemented notable social innovation projects from January 2021 to December 2021. These will be given in six (6) categories from:

  • Education and Literacy 
  • Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction 
  • Health, Sports, and Wellness 
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation 
  • Culture and the Arts 
  • Peace-building and Social Development 

The organization must be a registered organization during the time that the project was completed and at present. Awardees are entitled to a cash prize of PHP 20,000.

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