New York – The Order of the Knights of Rizal — New York Chapter will hold the 2019 Dr. Jose P. Rizal Award for Excellence on Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City).
The organization is searching for outstanding Filipino-American in the field of Health and Science, Arts and Literature, Academia, and Community Service, as well as exceptional Youth who excel both in and out of the classroom.
This award is open to all Filipino-American in the United States and in the Philippines who has
shown exemplary excellence in their field. Anyone can nominate. Nominees cannot be related by
one degree blood or affinity to a Knights of Rizal New York Chapter member. Self-nominations
are not permitted. There are no posthumous award nomination.
How to submit nomination?
1. Fill out the Nomination Form which can be downloaded in the Knights of Rizal New York Chapter Facebook account, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy.
2. Submit a 1 PAGE NARRATION describing why the nominees should be considered for the award.
3. Attached any substantiating data (Awards, newspaper clippings, personal work, pictures) Maximum of 10 pages only. Scan all attachments.
4. Send PDF format of nomination packet to email@example.com or send hard copy nomination packet to 1745 DeKalb Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385.
Candidates will be notified by e-mail and their names will be published in press release with their
consent. DEADLINE to submit nominations is on September 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM.
The top two awardees for each category will be announced on October 1, 2019.
For more information you may call Aprille Aquino at 917-561-7488 or email
(A press release by Mariano F. Aquino Jr.