NVM / Narita Gonzalez Writers' Workshop

AWARDS AND HONORS
  • Philippines Centennial Award for Literature, 1998.
  • National Artist Award for Literature, 1997.
  • Oriental Mindoro Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution "extending due recognition to Nestor V. M. Gonzalez... the commendation he well deserves..." 1996.
  • City of Manila Diwa ng Lahi award "for his service and contribution to Philippine national Literature," 1996.
  • City of Los Angeles resolution declaring October, 11, 1996 "N.V.M. Gonzalez Day, 1996.
  • The Asian Catholic Publishers Award, 1993.
  • The Filipino Community of California Proclamation "honoring N.V.M. Gonzalez for seventy-eight years of achievements," 1993.
  • Ninoy Aquino Movement for Social and Economic Reconstruction through Volunteer Service award, 1991.
  • City and County of San Francisco proclamation of March 7, 1990 "Professor N.V.M. Gonzalez Day in San Francisco," 1990.
  • Cultural Center of the Philippines award, Gawad Para sa Sining, 1990.
  • The Union of Writers of the Philippines award, Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas, 1989.
  • University of the Philippines International Writer-in-Residence, 1988.
  • University of the Philippines degree, Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa), 1987.
  • Djerassi Foundation Artist-in-Residency, 1986.
  • Philippine Foreign Service Certificate of Appreciation for Work in the International Academic and Literary Community, at San Francisco, 1983.
  • California State University Award, Emeritus Professor of English, 1982.
  • Palanca Memorial short story award, First Prize for 'The Tomato Game,' 1971.
  • City of Manila Medal of Honor, 1971.
  • Awarded Liverhume Fellowship, University of Hong Kong, 1969.
  • Visiting Associate Professorship in English, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1968.
  • British Council award for Travel to England, 1965.
  • Intemaciones Award for Travel in the Federal German Republic, 1965.
  • Philippines Free Press First Prize Award winner for 'Serenade,' 1964.
  • Rockefeller Writing Grant and Travel in Europe, 1964.
  • Jose Rizal Pro-Patria Award for The Bamboo Dancers, 1961.
  • Republic Cultural Heritage Award for The Bamboo Dancers, 1960.
  • Palanca Memorial short story award, Third Prize winner for 'On the Ferry,' 1959.
  • Philippine Free Press Third Prize winner for 'On the Ferry,' 1959.
  • Republic Award of Merit for "the advancement of Filipino culture in the field of English Literature," 1954.
  • Palanca Memorial short story award, Second Prize winner for 'Lupo and the River,' 1953.
  • Rockefeller Foundation Study and Travel fellowship to India and the Far East, 1952.
  • Palanca Memorial short story award, Second Prize winner for 'Children of the Ash-covered Loam,' 1952.
  • Rockefeller Writing Fellowship to Stanford, Kenyon School of English, and Columbia University, 1949-1950.
  • Liwayway Short Story Contest, Third Prize winner for 'Lunsod, Nayon at Dagat-dagatan,' 1943.
  • First Commonwealth Literary Contest honorable mention for 'The Winds of April,' 1940.