CRITERIA FOR NOMINATION
Living Filipino writers who have contributed outstanding works in any language currently used in the Philippines. Writers who have dedicated their lives and talents to the development, propagation, and promotion of any Philippine literature. Writers accepted and recognized by their peers or by their leaders for their significant pioneering work or their contribution to the enrichment of their particular literary form. Writers nominated by respected literary groups or institutions, by at least two members of the UMPIL Gawad Search Committee.
REQUIREMENTS FOR NOMINATION
Each nomination must contain proper documentation or Requirements nominee’s literary career, his/her bio-data, and recent photo for nominations (passport size, four copies).
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATION
Source : Panitikan