Three best essays: “How and in what ways Filipinos can decolonize knowledge?”

We are delighted to announce the result of the essay competition for the PHISO book, “International Studies in the Philippines.” After a careful review and deliberation of all 16 submissions, the board of judges has decided to award the following individuals:

1st best essay winner: Xylene Buenvenida Tandoc, Benguet


2nd best essay winner: John Leihmar Centeno Toledo, Laguna


3rd best essay winner: Shania Ashley Masucol Dejarme, Misamis Oriental


Click here to read Tandoc’s winning essay.

Click here to read Toledo’s winning essay.

Click here to read Dejarme’s winning essay.


Please take note that the result decided by the board of judges is strictly unappealable. Congratulations to the winners and special thanks to those who participated in the essay competition.

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