Honours & Awards

Fulbright-CHED PhD Scholarship Program (2022)

Scholarship Award

Fulbright-CHED Scholarship (University of Washington, Seattle)

The Fulbright Program, the flagship international academic exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, has fostered mutual understanding between the United States and other countries since 1946. Fulbright is unique in its binationalism and noted for its merit-based selection process and academic prestige.

The objective of a Fulbright-CHED grant is to enable qualified higher education faculty and staff currently affiliated with CHED-recognized higher education institutions, to pursue doctoral studies in the United States to upgrade the country’s higher education system, fast-track the Higher Education Reform Agenda, and develop leaders who can contribute to promoting better understanding between the Philippines and the United States.

Life Project 4 Youth Foundation

LP4Y Partner Trophy

The LP4Y Foundation presents this plaque in appreciation for highly commendable commitment and outstanding achievements in helping in the social and professional integration of the youth victims of extreme poverty and exclusion.

    • Calauan Ecological Village

Paula-Ann Prize in Geography

Research Grant Award

Paula-Ann Prize in Geography (Royal Holloway, University of London 2012)
The Paula-Ann Prize was set up in memory of Paula-Ann who graduated from Royal Holloway in Geography in 1992 and tragically died soon after.

The Paula-Ann Prize is awarded annually towards meeting the costs of dissertation fieldwork expenses for a student undertaking any master’s programme in the Department of Geography.

British Chevening Scholarship (2011-12)

Scholarship Award

Chevening Awards are highly competitive, and to be selected for an award is a mark of potential and of prestige. When Cheveners return home at the end of their studies, the new knowledge, networks, qualifications, and confidence they bring back with them should mean they are an even greater asset to any organisation.

ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (2011)

ASEAN Champions for Biodiversity

The ASEAN Champions for Biodiversity 3rd Place Award was conferred by the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity to ASAPHIL-U.P. in 2011 for the activity on spreading awareness of Philippine wetlands and biological diversity through a Wetland Education Centre design competition that was spearheaded by a group led by Mary Grace Montemayor and mentored by myself.

University of the Philippines Diliman

Gawad Chanselor

U.P. Diliman Gawad Chanselor Pangaral ng Mag-aaral 2005 (Distinction for Students). Given for the honour of the achievement in 2005-2005 for receiving the Encouragement Award in the 1st Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.

    • Certificate of Recognition for the accomplishment of receiving the Encouragement Award for the 1st Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.

Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction 2005 – Asia-Pacific

Encouragement Award Regional Winner

The LafargeHolcim Awards seeks leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence. The Awards offer a total of USD 2 million in prize money and foreground projects and concepts from architecture, engineering, urban planning, materials science, construction technology, and related fields. 

The Next Generation (Encouragement Award) category for young professionals and students up to 30 years of age seeks visions and bold ideas.

Bayer Young Environmental Envoy

Regional Finalist

Each year, around 50 Young Environmental Envoys from around the world have the opportunity to participate in a field trip to Germany to learn about trends and perspectives in the field of environmental protection and sustainability.

    • Was selected among the regional finalists in the Philippines for 2005 for his active involvement in environmental activities.

Aaron Julius M. Lecciones
Licensed and Registered Architect
Planner, Designer, and Educator.