AWARDS AND GRANTS
The Dean's Award for the Arts is an annual event that recognizes achievements in the arts, not just by Fine Arts majors but also by other students of the Ateneo's four schools Humanities, Social Science, Science and Engineering and JGSOM. Administered by the office of the Dean of Humanities, the award is given to graduating seniors. The selection process begins during the latter half of the first semester when a public call for nominees is posted. An awards committee meets several times until a short list is made screens the list of nominees. From the short list, the awardees are chosen. Awards are for the categories of theater, dance, visual arts and design, music, and literature.
The Raul L. Locsin Awards for Student Journalism was established to honor journalist Raul Locsin. Administered by the Department of Communication of the School of Social Sciences, the award recognizes contributions to Ateneo and Philippine campus journalism. A public call for nominees is posted. A tentative list is drawn which is then reviewed by a committee headed by the chair of the Department of Communication. Any college student from any of the Loyola schools who has had a published work in a school paper or in the national dailies can be nominated. Categories of writing accepted are: news, sports, opinion, investigative writing and the more creative features and photojournalism.
The Ateneo Arts Awards, established in 2004 and managed by the Ateneo Art Gallery, highlights the works of artist below 35 years of age who have mounted a public exhibition of their works the previous year. Meant to project the gallery's standards of artistry, the awards is envisioned as an annual event open to artists nationwide. The Fine Arts program actively participates in the review and selection process and in the organization of the awards night.