The Public Service Writing Fellowship aims to promote public service as a scholarly and interdisciplinary endeavor. This encourages university faculty and staff to contribute to the body of academic work which were developed from the various public service initiatives.
The Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs, through the Padayon Public Service Office has launched the first Public Service Writing Fellowship. As a public service university, University of the Philippines aims to promote and develop public service initiatives and projects across all UP constituent universities. As a research university, the university also aims to promote the production and development of knowledge for the improvement of the lives of Filipinos.