Metrobank Foundation 2018 Search for Outstanding Filipinos

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Metrobank Foundation 2018 Search for Outstanding Filipinos

 

The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. has opened the call for nominations for the search for the 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos to recognize and honor ten (10) exemplary Filipinos: Four teachers, three soldiers, and three police officers. Each Outstanding Filipino shall receive PHP1,000,000 as cash prize, a trophy, and a gold medallion.

The UP community is enjoined to nominate teachers who are models of integrity and excellence. The basic eligibility requirements for nominees in the Award for Teachers category are as follows:

  1. Years of Service – Nominees must have been teaching for a minimum of ten (10) years and must currently be in active, full-time service. Those who are set to retire must have at least three (3) more remaining years in active service.
  2. Performance Evaluation – Nominees must have a performance rating of at least “Very Satisfactory” in the last ten (10) years of his or her career.
  3. Character Record – Nominees must be of good moral character and must not have been guilty of any criminal, administrative, or civil offense.
  4. Educational Attainment – Nominees must have a Doctorate Degree.
  5. Contribution to Service and Community – Mominees must have concrete contributions to the development of their institution and their community.

In addition to teachers, the following are also eligible for nomination provided they carry a full teaching load within the months of January-September 2018: deans, vice-deans, directors, chairpersons of departments, subject area coordinators, assistant principals, teacher-librarians, research or extension coordinators, teachers-in-charge, guidance counsellors, college/university teachers with research or extension assignments.

The awards are also open for nominations of UP alumni who are soldiers and police officers with the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Years of Service – Nominees must have been in service for a minimum of ten (10) years and those who are set to retire must have at least three (3) years remaining in service.
  2. Position/Rank – Soldiers must be commissioned officers (Captain to Colonel) or enlisted personnel (Corporal to Chief Master Sergeant). Police officers must be police commissioned officers (Police Inspector to Police Senior Superintendent) or non-commissioned officers (Police Officer 2 to Senior Police Officer 4).
  3. Performance Evaluation – Nominees must have a performance rating of at least “Very Satisfactory” in the last ten (10) years of his or her career.
  4. Educational Attainment – For soldiers, commissioned officers must have a Bachelor’s Degree while enlisted personnel must have finished high school. Police officers must have a Bachelor’s Degree.

Teacher nominations may be coordinated with the UP Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs while alumni nominations may be coursed through the UP Office of Alumni Relations. Last year, Dr. Alonzo Gabriel of the UPD College of Home Economics received the award.

Nomination forms may be accessed through bit.ly/2018OFAwardNominationForms. The deadline of nomination is on March 1, 2018. For inquiries, send a message to [email protected] or call 898.87.57. More information may be found on Metrobank Foundation’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/mbfi.outstandingfilipinos) and website (http://www.mbfoundation.org.ph/).