These awards are given annually for books and/or monographs published by Filipino publishers based in the Philippines within five years preceding the award.  Majority of the authors of publication should be Filipino.

Plaques of recognition will be awarded to the author/s of books or monographs adjudged to be outstanding in the field of:
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences and Technology
  • Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Books or monographs will be judged for the quality and originality of their content, contribution to science and technology, clarity of presentation, and thoroughness of documentation.
Nominations may be made by editors of journals and/or publications, heads of scientific societies/organizations, or individual researchers.
Please submit twelve (12) copies of the book or monograph and duly accomplished nomination form in A4 size copy paper.  Please submit also electronic copy of the nominations in pdf format through email at
The deadline for submission of nominations is every last working day of November.Important:    Incomplete documentary requirements and Nomination Form with unfilled fields will not be processed.