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Ms. Maria Pilar Lorenzo

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Honors & Awards

2020 Cohort of Women Leaders in Southeast Asia
Young Southeast Asia Leaders’ Initiative (YSEALI) Women’s Leadership Academy Alumni Network (YSEALI)
2020

A. Noam Chomsky Global Connections Award
Society of Transnational Academic Researchers Scholars Network (STAR Scholars Networ)
2020

Best in Demo Teaching
Tech Factors Inc.
2009

Best in Deportment
St. Anthony School

Best in Tongue Twister
University of the Philippines Integrated School (UPIS)

Bursary
Royal Society of Arts (RSA)
2020

College Scholar, 2nd Semester AY 2007-08, 1st Semester AY 2006-07
University of the Philippines Diliman Campus (UP)
2007, 2008

Conference Grant, 2016 PSPA Conference
University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG)
2016

Conference Grant, 2016 RI Singapore Conference
University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG)
2016

Conference Grant, 2017 FASTCO Conference
University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG)
2017

Conference Grant, 2018 TASPAA Conference
Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC)
2018

Conference Grant, 2020 Global Solutions Summit
Global Solutions Initiative
2020

Conference Grant, 2021 AAS Conference
Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
2021

Conference Grant, Ashoka U Exchange 2021
Ashoka U & George Mason University
2021

Conference Organization Grant
United Nations Development Programme & various local government units (UNDP & LGUs)
2016, 2017

Consistent University Scholar, Sem AY 2015-16, 1st & 2nd Sem AY 2016-17, MPA
University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG)
2016, 2017

Cum laude, Advanced Master of Science in Cultures and Development Studies
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)
2019

Cum laude, Bachelor's degree
University of the Philippines Diliman Campus (UP)
2008

David-Herzog-Fonds Scholarship
David-Herzog-Fonds
2017

Full Scholarship, 18th Informal Asia-Europe Meeting on Human Rights
Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)
2019

Full Scholarship, Development Entrepreneurship
The Asia Foundation & Australian Aid
2018

Full Scholarship, Dissertation Workshop
Indiana University & University of Illinois
2021

Full Scholarship, Field School
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)
2019

Full Scholarship, LEADING Asia
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
2017

Full Scholarship, PhD Workshop
University of Copenhagen
2020

Full Scholarship, Philippine Youth Leaders’ Visit to China
All-China Youth Federation
2017

Full Scholarship, Politics in Action Postgraduate Workshop
University of Sydney & University of Copenhagen
2021

Full Scholarship, Summer School
United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS)
2020

Full Scholarship, Summer School
University of Hohenheim
2020

Full Scholarship, Summer School
University of Würzburg
2021

Full Scholarship, Utrecht Summer School
Utrecht University and Ghent University
2021

Honor Graduate Eligibility – Presidential Decree 207
Civil Service Commission (CSC)
2008

International Publication Award
University of the Philippines (UP)
2020

Leadership Award
St. Anthony School

Magna cum laude, Master of Science in International Politics
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)
2020

Most Creative Design
University of the Philippines Home Economics (UPHE)
2008

Most Outstanding Award
Asian Youth Leaders Travel and Learning Camp (AYLTLC)
2017

Most Outstanding Volunteer
Philippine Society for Public Administration (PSPA)
2017

Publication Grant, Philippine Governance Digest
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
2017

Publication Grant, Rapid Field Appraisal (Copy Editor)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
2017

Ranked 1st among 23 graduates, Master of Public Administration
University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG)
2017

Research Grant (Co-Investigator)
Local Government Academy (LGA)
2018, 2019

Sole delegate from Southeast Asia among 54 delegates, Graduate Study Programme
United Nations Office at Geneva (UN Geneva)
2019

Summa cum laude ranking, Master of Public Administration
University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG)
2017

Team of the Year
Asian Youth Leaders Travel and Learning Camp (AYLTLC)
2017

Travel Grant, 2020 Global Forum on Migration & Development (declined)
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
2020

University Scholar, 2nd Semester AY 2006-07, 2nd Semester AY 2005-06
University of the Philippines Diliman Campus (UP)
2006, 2007

VLIR-UOS Scholarship
(VLIR-UOS)
2018

Women of the Future Awards - Southeast Asia - Shortlist
Women of the Future (WOF)
2021

Young Person of the Month
Opportunity Desk (OD)
2021