Rappler sports journalist Jane Bracher, who graduated from the
Communication Arts program of the UST Faculty of Arts and
Letters in 2011, is one of the three recipients of the 2017 British
Council International English Language Teaching System (IELTS) Prize.
Receiving an award of PhP 140,000.00 for post-graduate studies abroad,
Bracher will study, according to Rappler.com, Masters in Multimedia
Journalism (Print and Online Pathway) at the University of Westminster
in London, where she also received a university scholarship in addition
to her IELTS prize. The awarding ceremony took place on August 5, 2017.
Bracher, who has been with Rappler since 2013, covers the sports
beat that includes the UAAP, PBA and Gilas Pilipinas.
The two other Filipino recipients were Yla Paras and Joseph
Talampas out of the 36 awardees from East Asia. The three will pursue
studies either in the United States or United Kingdom. The British
Council IELTS Prize started in 2011 and has helped fund the postgraduate education of 170 students in the East Asian region