How to apply

Eligibility to the program:
  • have at least one (1) full year of work experience as photojournalist, photo editor, photographer or journalist
  • be a college graduate with an average of B or higher
  • be proficient in oral and written English
  • be proficient in photo editing software and in basic computer and Internet operations
  • have access to a digital single lens reflex (SLR) camera system and a computer with Internet connection and industry-standard photo-editing programs

All students must have access to a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera system.


*Not required for Freelance journalists/photojournalists


Applications for admission must be submitted by January 2024

    Applying for*:

    Applicant Information:


    Civil Status*: 

    Date of Birth:

    Current employment, if any




    List the name of the person who will write an endorsement letter for you, his/her title or position and address.


    Upload Resume and supporting documents: accepted files: doc, docx, pdf

    Payment Procedures

    For International Payments:

    Ateneo De Manila University
    WIRE TRANSFER Payments

    Chinabank [USD]
    Account name: Ateneo de Manila University
    Address: Katipunan Road, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
    Bank account number: 101731121-5
    Bank name: Chinabank
    Bank address: Binondo business branch, Manila
    Swift code: CHBKPHMM (Chinabank, Binondo Business Center branch)

    For Local Payments:

    Ateneo De Manila University
    OVER THE COUNTER Payments(Client module)

    1. Go to the nearest / most convenient Metrobank Trust Co. (MBTC) Branch.

    2. Get a copy of Metrobank’s “Payment Slip” (pls find attached SAMPLE copy) and accomplish the required information/detailsNOTE: Slips are to be accomplished in duplicate copies.
      1st copy- Bank copy
      2nd copy- Client’s copy

    3. Present payment slip to MBTC tellers together with payment.

    4. Once validated, MBTC Teller will give Ateneo De Manila University client/client representative a validated copy.

    5. Before leaving, Check & verify the copy received (Payment slip serves as proof of payment);

      1. if validated.

      2. and, if the copy was the one accomplished & presented to the Bank teller

    6. Email the scanned validated copy of payment slip to You will be emailed a scanned copy of official receipt once it is issued by Ateneo.

    *All information provided will be kept confidential. ACFJ will not disclose any personal information to a third party without your consent, unless required or authorized by law or other regulation.