|Grantees for the National Book Development Trust Fund|
The NBDB is pleased to announce the following grant awardees of this year’s National Book Development Trust Fund in the amount of Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (P200,000.00) each: Kasaysayan at Vulnerabilidad: Ang Kabihasnan at Lipunang Pilipino sa Harap ng Pananalanta ng Balang 1569-1949 by Ma. Florina Y. Orillos-Juan for Environment and Biodiversity Category; Traditional Medicine in Colonial Philippines, 16th to the 19th Centuries by Ma. Mercedes G. Planta for Health and Wellness Category; and The Siege of Fort Pillar by Antonio R. Enriquez for The Novel Category.
Twenty four (24) applications for book writing grants were received by the NBDB, twelve (12) manuscript proposals for The Novel Category, eight (8) manuscript proposals for the Environment and Biodiversity Category and four (4) manuscript proposals for Health and Wellness Category.
The awarding ceremony will be held on April 22, 2012 at 9:00 A.M., Planas Garden, Quezon Memorial Circle, Elliptical Road, Quezon City.
The NBDB is now accepting applications for grant for 2013 in the following topics: 1) Habitat Rehabilitation and Social Impacts; 2) A Novel or book-length literary work originally written in Cebuano; and 3) Documentation/codification of any traditional knowledge. Deadline of submission of applications is on August 30, 2012. You can download the application form here and the Implementing Rules and Regulations on the National Book Development Trust Fund here and the Submission Guidelines here .
The National Book Development Trust Fund was established exclusively for the support and promotion of Filipino authorship and the completion of local manuscripts or research works for publication, especially in Science and Technology and in subject areas where locally-authored books are either few or nonexistent.
Download the National Book Development Trust Fund application form here