The scholarship is named in honor of Raul L. Locsin, an outstanding journalist and Ateneo alumnus. Mr. Locsin was the founder of Business World and the first Filipino to receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism in 1999.
tuition-and-fees scholarship (partial or full)
Juniors and seniors of the Loyola Schools of Humanities and the Social Sciences in such courses as Communication, Literature, History, Philosophy, Political Science,Sociology and Anthropology, and Economics who are willing to design their programs with a view to an eventual career in print journalism.
1. Pick up an application form at the Department of Communication, or the Office of Admissions, or the Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
2. Fill out this form and submit three sets of these documents. Place all of these
in a brown envelope, each set stapled in the following order:
a. Application Form – This document is the application form.
b. Statement of Purpose – In no more than 1000 words, tell why you are applying for this scholarship. Write about your interests, school achievements, career plans and financial needs.
c. Program of Study – List down the courses you propose to take in your Junior and Senior years. Then, write two to three paragraphs explaining your choices.
d. Essay – In no more than 1000 words, write an essay on the crossroads traditional news gathering and dissemination is in with new media (e.g., social networks, websites, blogs, mobile technologies).
e. Curriculum Vitae – Submit a one-page summary of your academic and extra-curricular achievements, activities and skills. Make sure the CV has a 2 x 2 photo of you in it.
f. Grades – Request for a copy of your grades to date from the Registrar.
3. Submit the envelope to Department of Communication before deadline.
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Scholarship Application Schedule
|Application Period||Exam Schedule||Scholarship Results Date|
|March-April 1||no examinations||May|
Scholarship Exam Coverage