Dominique Santos graduated with a degree in Literature from the University of Santo Tomas, Sampaloc, Manila. She was an MA in Creative Writing candidate from the University of the Philippines Diliman but finished as an MFA in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University.
- won 3rd place Poetry in the 25th Gawad Ustetika Awards.
- won nth place for SFSU’s Browning Society Awards 2015.
- won 1st Place for the Daniel Langton Scholarship Award (SFSU) 2016.
- fellow for Poetry during the 49th Siliman University’s Writers National Workshop
- had been accepted for poetry in the 1st Thomasian Workshop
- is also a fellow of Lira (2010)