The Professional Regulation Commission conferred the Outstanding Professional Librarian of the Year Award on Rosa M. Vallejo in 1994. The citation reads:

Widely known and respected not only in the country but also in international library circles, she was the Chairman of the International Federation of Library Association [sic] (IFLA) 1980 General Conference held in Manila and the 7th Congress of the Conference of South East Asian Librarians (CONSAL) held in Manila in 1987. As a member of the Section and Education and Training of IFLA, she has demonstrated the highest degree of leadership and professionalism. She is recognized for her outstanding achievement as teacher and practitioner of library and information science, and meritorious and dedicated services as past President of PLAI and as officer of various library association [sic] in the country.

Thanks to Susima Gonzales and Lilia Echiverri for providing the photo and citation.