List of prizes, medals, and awards

List of prizes, medals, and awards

Encyclopedia
A list of famous prize
Prize
A prize is an award to be given to a person or a group of people to recognise and reward actions or achievements. Official prizes often involve monetary rewards as well as the fame that comes with them...

s, medal
Medal
A medal, or medallion, is generally a circular object that has been sculpted, molded, cast, struck, stamped, or some way rendered with an insignia, portrait, or other artistic rendering. A medal may be awarded to a person or organization as a form of recognition for athletic, military, scientific,...

s, and award
Award
An award is something given to a person or a group of people to recognize excellence in a certain field; a certificate of excellence. Awards are often signifiedby trophies, titles, certificates, commemorative plaques, medals, badges, pins, or ribbons...

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including badge
Badge
A badge is a device or fashion accessory, often containing the insignia of an organization, which is presented or displayed to indicate some feat of service, a special accomplishment, a symbol of authority granted by taking an oath , a sign of legitimate employment or student status, or as a simple...

s, bowls, cups, state decoration
State decoration
State decorations are orders, medals and other decorations granted by a state. International decorations are similar, but are not granted by a specific nation but rather an international organization....

s, trophies
Trophy
A trophy is a reward for a specific achievement, and serves as recognition or evidence of merit. Trophies are most often awarded for sporting events, from youth sports to professional level athletics...

, etc.

Business and management

  • Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards
    Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards
    Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards are a series of recognition awards given by a Kuala Lumpur-based regional NGO, Enterprise Asia.Started as an initiative to identify and recognise outstanding entrepreneurship, the Awards have now evolved into a credible, highly desired award in Asia Pacific...

    .
  • Bryce Hentges Award – Best business ever.
  • Commerce Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain).
  • Deming Prize for Quality
    Deming Prize
    The Deming prize, established in December 1950 in honor of W. Edwards Deming, was originally designed to reward Japanese companies for major advances in quality improvement...

    .
  • E-Commerce Awards.
  • E. H. Harriman Award.
  • Enterprise Initiative Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain).
  • European Business Awards.
  • European IST Grand Prize
    European IST Grand Prize
    The European Information Society Technologies Prize is the most distinguished award for groundbreaking products that represent the best of European innovation in Information Society Technologies...

    .
  • Exportation Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain).
  • Henry Laurence Gantt Medal
    Henry Laurence Gantt Medal
    The Henry Laurence Gantt Medal was established in 1929 by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for "distinguished achievement in management and service to the community."- Winners :* 2000 - Paul Soros* 2001 - Roy Huffington...

    .
  • Industry Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain).
  • Innovation Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain).
  • Jake Award
    Jake Award
    The Jake Award is an annual award presented to North American short line railroads by rail transport industry group American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association...

    .
  • Japan Quality Medal.
  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
    Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
    The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education, and nonprofit sectors for performance excellence. The Baldrige Award is the only formal recognition of the performance excellence of both public and private U.S. organizations given by...

    .
  • Nikkei QC Literature Prize.
  • Qimpro Benchmark Competition – For excellence in business excellence.
  • Railroader of the Year
    Railroader of the Year
    Railroader of the Year is an annual award presented to a North American railroad industry worker by trade journal Railway Age. The award was first presented in 1964 by trade journal Modern Railroads and has continued through the magazine acquisition in 1992 to the present.Past recipients of this...

    .
  • Regional Railroad of the Year
    Regional Railroad of the Year
    The Regional Railroad of the Year is an annual award given to exemplary North American regional railroads by rail transport industry publication Railway Age...

    .
  • Ron Brown Award
    Ron Brown Award
    The Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership is a U.S. presidential honor to recognize companies "for the exemplary quality of their relationships with employees and communities"...

    .
  • Shingo Prize. http://www.shingoprize.org/
  • Short Line Railroad of the Year
    Short Line Railroad of the Year
    The Short Line Railroad of the Year is an annual award presented to North American short line railroads by rail transport industry publication Railway Age.Past recipients of this award are:* 1992 - RailTex...

    .
  • Train Operator of the Year
    Train Operator of the Year
    Train Operator of the Year is a rail transport industry award to recognize excellence among train operating companies of the United Kingdom. The award has been presented as part of the HSBC Rail Business Awards since 1997....

    .
  • Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship (Wilson Center
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars , located in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial that was established as part of the Smithsonian Institution by an act of Congress in 1968...

     of the Smithsonian Institution).

Entertainment

  • ATOM Award
    ATOM Award
    The ATOM Awards are a group of awards offered to Australian and New Zealand "professionals, educators and students", honouring achievements in the making of film, television, multimedia, and from 2007 multi-modal productions....

     – For film, television, and digital multimedia (Australia and New Zealand).
  • Bambi
    Bambi (prize)
    The Bambi - Deutschlands Wichtigster Medienpreis, often simply called Bambi Awards and stylized as BAMBI, are presented annually by Hubert Burda Media to recognize excellence in international media and television "with vision and creativity who affected and inspired the German public that year",...

     – For television and media (Hubert Burda Media
    Hubert Burda Media
    Hubert Burda Media is a German privately held, family-owned global media company with its origins in printing and magazine publishing. The company is headquartered in Offenburg and Munich, has additional main offices in Berlin and Hamburg and has more than 7400 employees...

    , Germany).
  • Jacob's Awards
    Jacob's Awards
    The Jacob's Awards were instituted in December 1962 as the first Irish television awards. Later, they were expanded to include radio. The awards were named after their sponsor, W. & R. Jacob & Co. Ltd., a biscuit manufacturer, and recipients were selected by Ireland's national newspaper television...

     – For outstanding contributions to Irish radio and television (Ireland).
  • NAACP Image Award
    NAACP Image Award
    An NAACP Image Award is an accolade presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature....

     – For upstanding portrayals of African American
    African American
    African Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have at least partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa and are the direct descendants of enslaved Africans within the boundaries of the present United States...

    s in film, television, music, and literature (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, usually abbreviated as NAACP, is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909. Its mission is "to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to...

    ).
  • People's Choice Awards
    People's Choice Awards
    The People's Choice Awards is an American awards show recognizing the people and the work of popular culture. The show has been held annually since 1975 and is voted on by the general public. The People's Choice Awards air on CBS and are produced by Procter & Gamble and Survivor magnate Mark Burnett...

     – For film, television, and music (United States).
  • Seiyu Awards
    Seiyu Awards
    The are award ceremonies for the recognition of voice acting talent for outstanding performance in anime and other media in Japan...

     – For voice acting in anime
    Anime
    is the Japanese abbreviated pronunciation of "animation". The definition sometimes changes depending on the context. In English-speaking countries, the term most commonly refers to Japanese animated cartoons....

     and other media (Japan).

Advertising

  • Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival awards.
  • Caples Direct Marketing Awards.
  • Clio Awards
    Clio Awards
    The Clio Awards are annual awards bestowed to reward innovation and creative excellence in advertising, design and communication. The categories include work in nearly all types of media, and the judges are advertising professionals from around the world....

    .
  • D&AD Awards
    D&AD
    Design and Art Direction is a British educational charity which exists to promote excellence in design and advertising...

    .
  • Effie Awards.
  • International ANDY Awards.
  • Summit International Awards.

Beauty


  • Miss Europe
    Miss Europe
    Miss Europe is a popular regional beauty pageant among female contestants from the nations of the European continent established in 1928 and re-established at the end of World War II by Roger Zeiler of the French Committee of Elegance and Claude Berr...

    .
  • Miss Universe
    Miss Universe
    Miss Universe is an annual international beauty contest that is run by the Miss Universe Organization. The pageant is the most publicized beauty contest in the world with 600 million viewers....

    .
  • Miss World
    Miss World
    The Miss World pageant is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant. It was created in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951...

    .
  • Mr. Universe
    Universe Championships
    The Universe Championships are an annual bodybuilding event organised by the National Amateur Bodybuilders Association . It has a number of competitions: NABBA Amateur Mr. Universe, Miss Figure, and Miss Toned Figure....

    .
  • National pageants:
    • Miss America
      Miss America
      The Miss America pageant is a long-standing competition which awards scholarships to young women from the 50 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands...

      .
    • Miss Austria
      Miss Austria
      Miss Austria is a national beauty pageant for unmarried women in Austria. From 1959, the promoter is Miss Austria Corporation. Winner represents Austria in Miss World....

      .
    • Miss Belgium
      Miss Belgium
      Miss Belgium is the largest national beauty pageant in Belgium, responsible for selecting the country's representatives to Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss International pageants.-Winners since 1969:-2008 controversy:...

      .
    • Miss Canada International
      Miss Canada International
      Miss Canada International is a scholarship pageant for women in Canada. It was founded in 1995 and also has founded The Teddy Bears of Hope Campaign in 2005. The CEO or Director of the organization is Sylvia Stark. -Winners:Note:...

      .
    • Miss Colombia
      Miss Colombia
      Señorita Colombia is an annual national beauty contest in Colombia that selects representatives to Miss Universe and Miss International...

      .
    • Miss England
      Miss England
      The Miss England competition is an annual beauty pageant targeted at young females aged 17–24 years living in England. Entrants must hold a British passport to enter....

      .
    • Miss Finland
      Miss Finland
      -External links:*...

      .
    • Miss Germany
      Miss Germany
      Miss Germany is a national beauty pageant for unmarried women in Germany. In 1927, the contest was held for the first time.In the past there were several organisations which claimed the title: In the 1920s already, German jurisdiction decided that the title Miss Germany could not be patented or...

      .
    • Miss Hong Kong
      Miss Hong Kong Pageant
      The Miss Hong Kong Pageant , or MSHK for short, is a beauty pageant organized by the leading Hong Kong television station, Television Broadcasts ....

      .
    • Miss Iceland
      Miss Iceland
      -History:The competition has been carried out since 1950; in the first year it was called Miss Reykjavík . Since 1955, the contest has taken place under the current name Miss Iceland....

      .
    • Miss India.
    • Miss Ireland
      Miss Ireland
      Miss Ireland is a national beauty pageant held in the Republic of Ireland each year, to celebrate the country's most beautiful women. Winners of the contest represent Ireland at the Miss World pageant. Other winners, including Roberta Brown and Siobhan McClaffey have also been delegates at rival...

      .
    • Miss Lebanon
      Miss Lebanon
      .Miss Lebanon - Lebanon's Official National Beauty Pageant is a beauty contest in Lebanon.Miss Lebanon is the only national beauty contest that awards prizes worth more than one million US dollars to its winners. It is broadcast on Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation , since 1991...

      .
    • Miss Lithuania
      Miss Lithuania
      Miss Lithuania is the national beauty contest for unmarried women of Lithuania which is held annually with breaks. Winner represents Lithuania in Miss World.- List of the winners:...

      .
    • Miss Northern Ireland
      Miss Northern Ireland
      Miss Northern Ireland is a beauty pageant, the winner of which goes on to compete in the Miss World pageant.Before 1999, the winner of Miss Anton Northern Ireland would have to compete in the Miss United Kingdom competition and win it in order to be applicable to compete in the Miss World competition...

      .
    • Miss Norway
      Miss Norway
      Miss Norway is the name used to identify Norway's representatives to international beauty pageants.-History:Currently, Norway has two national beauty pageants:...

      .
    • Miss Scotland
      Miss Scotland
      The Miss Scotland competition is an annual beauty pageant targeted at women aged 18–24 living in Scotland. Entrants must hold a British passport to enter...

      .
    • Miss Serbia
      Miss Serbia
      - External links :*...

      .
    • Miss USA
      Miss USA
      The Miss USA beauty contest has been held annually since 1952 to select the United States entrant in the Miss Universe pageant. The Miss Universe Organization operates both pageants, as well as Miss Teen USA...

      .
    • Miss Venezuela
      Miss Venezuela
      The Miss Venezuela contest is the national beauty pageant of Venezuela and has been held since 1952. It is responsible for selecting the country's representatives to the Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss Earth and Miss International pageants .Under the direction of Osmel Sousa, Venezuela has...

      .
    • Miss Wales
      Miss Wales
      Miss Wales is an annual beauty pageant held in Wales, United Kingdom to select a representative to go through to the Miss World contest. It is currently run by Paula Abbandonato and Clare Birt of Vibe Models, Cardiff.-Rules:...

      .

Comic books

  • Adamson Awards
    Adamson Awards
    Adamson Awards is a Swedish award awarded to notable cartoonists, named after the famous Swedish comic strip "Adamson" .They have been presented by the Swedish Academy of Comic Art at the annual Gothenburg Book Fair since 1965...

    .
  • Alley Award
    Alley Award
    The Alley Award was an American series of comic book fan awards, first presented in 1962 for comics published in 1961. Officially organized under the aegis of the Academy of Comic Book Arts and Sciences, under executive secretary Jerry Bails, and later Paul Gambaccini and David Kaler, the award...

    .
  • Bill Finger Award
    Bill Finger Award
    The Bill Finger Award For Excellence In Comic Book Writing is an American award for comic book writers who were not sufficiently honored for their work in the medium. The awards committee, currently chaired by Mark Evanier, is charged each year with selecting two recipients, one living and one...

    .
  • Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame
    Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame
    The Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame, formally known as Giants of the North: The Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame, honours significant life-long contributions to the art of cartooning in Canada....

    .
  • Doug Wright Awards.
  • Eagle Awards.
  • Eisner Award
    Eisner Award
    The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, commonly shortened to the Eisner Awards, and sometimes referred to as the Oscar Awards of the Comics Industry, are prizes given for creative achievement in American comic books. The Eisner Awards were first conferred in 1988, created in response to the...

    .
  • Harvey Award
    Harvey Award
    The Harvey Awards, named for writer-artist Harvey Kurtzman and founded by Gary Groth, President of the publisher Fantagraphics, are given for achievement in comic books. The Harveys were created as part of a successor to the Kirby Awards which were discontinued after 1987.The Harvey Awards are...

    s.
  • Haxtur Award
    Haxtur Award
    The Haxtur Award is a Spanish award for comics published in Spain. It is awarded annually at the Salón Internacional del Cómic del Principado de Asturias ....

    s.
  • Ignatz Awards
    Ignatz Awards
    The Ignatz Awards are intended to recognize outstanding achievements in comics and cartooning by small press creators or creator-owned projects published by larger publishers. They have been awarded each year since 1997, but skipped a year in 2001 due to the show's cancellation after the September...

    .
  • Joe Shuster Awards.
  • Kirby Award
    Kirby Award
    The Jack Kirby Award for achievement in comic books was presented from 1985-1987 by Amazing Heroes magazine, and managed by Fantagraphics employee Dave Olbrich...

    s.
  • Kodansha Manga Award
    Kodansha Manga Award
    is an annual award for serialized manga published in the previous year, sponsored by the publisher Kodansha. It is currently awarded in four categories: children's, shōnen, shōjo, and general. The awards began in 1977, initially with categories for shōnen and shōjo. The first award for the...

    s.
  • Lulu Awards.
  • Max & Moritz Prizes.
  • National Comics Awards
    National Comics Awards
    National Comics Awards are given out on an annual basis for comic book and related material published in the United Kingdom the previous year.-History:...

     (United Kingdom).
  • Prix de la critique
    Prix de la critique
    The Prix de la critique is a prize awarded by the Association des Critiques et des journalistes de Bande Dessinée to the best comic album released for a year in France. Previously, from 1984 to 2003, it was called Prix Bloody Mary and awarded at the Angoulême International Comics Festival...

    .
  • Prix Saint-Michel
    Prix Saint-Michel
    The Prix Saint-Michel is a series of comic awards presented by the city of Brussels, with a focus on Franco-Belgian comics. They were first awarded in 1971, and are the second oldest comics award in Europe still presented, behind the Adamson Awards...

    .
  • Russ Manning Award
    Russ Manning Award
    The Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award is an American award presented to a comic book artist whose first professional work appeared within the previous two years. It was named after comic book artist Russ Manning...

    .
  • Shazam Awards.
  • Squiddy Awards
    Squiddy Awards
    The Squiddy Awards, also known as The Squiddies, were the annual awards given by the participants in the Usenet newsgroup rec.arts.comics through 2004. The awards are named after the humorous typo "Suicide Squid"...

    .
  • Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
  • Urhunden Prizes
    Urhunden Prizes
    Urhunden Prizes have been given out each year by the Svenska Seriefrämjandet since 1987. There are three categories, Best Swedish Album of the Year , Best Foreign Album of the Year , and the "Unghunden" for best children's comics .The award is named after the comic strip "Urhunden" by...

    .
  • Wizard Fan Awards.
  • Xeric Foundation grants – Financial grants for self-publishing comic book creators (Xeric Foundation
    Xeric Foundation
    The Xeric Foundation is a private, nonprofit corporation based in Northampton, Massachusetts, which for twenty years awarded self-publishing grants to comic book creators, as well as qualified charitable and nonprofit organizations...

    ).

Computers and the Internet

  • Prix Ars Electronica
    Prix Ars Electronica
    The Prix Ars Electronica is one of the most important yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music...

     (Ars Electronica
    Ars Electronica
    Ars Electronica is an organization based in Linz, Austria, founded in 1979 around a festival for art, technology and society that was part of the International Bruckner Festival. Herbert W. Franke is one of its founders. It became its own festival and a yearly event in 1986. Its director until 1995...

    , Austria).
  • Shorty Awards
    Shorty Awards
    The Shorty Awards, also known as the Shorties, are an awards event that honors top short-form content creators on the micro-blogging website Twitter. The awards have primarily been sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and are organized by the co-founders of the Brooklyn-based...

     – To the top short-form content creators on the micro-blogging website Twitter.
  • Webby Awards (International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences
    International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences
    The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences or IADAS was founded in 1998 in New York to help drive the progress of the Internet and evolving forms of new media. The academy selects the nominees and winners for the Webby Awards, and their European equivalent, the Lovie Awards.Membership...

    ).
  • New Statesman New Media Awards (United Kingdom).

Dance

  • Carl Alan Awards
    Carl Alan Awards
    The Carl Alan Awards is an awards event held annually in the United Kingdom and honouring people who have made a significant contribution to the dance and theatre industry, such as teachers, performers and choreographers...

     (International Dance Teachers Association
    International Dance Teachers Association
    The International Dance Teachers Association is a leading dance teaching and examination board based in Brighton, England. Operating internationally, the IDTA is one of the largest dance teaching organisations in the world and currently has over 7,000 members in 55 countries...

    ).
  • National Dance Awards (The Critics' Circle
    The Critics' Circle
    The Critics' Circle is a professional association of British critics of dance, drama, film, music, visual arts and architecture. It was established in 1913 as an offshoot of the Society of Dramatic Critics, which had been formed six years earlier but had become inactive.For many years the Circle...

    ).
  • Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award
    Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award
    The Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award is an honour presented annually by the Royal Academy of Dance, to people who have made a significant contribution to the ballet and dance industry. The award was instituted by Dame Adeline Genee in 1953, to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and her...

     (Royal Academy of Dance
    Royal Academy of Dance
    The Royal Academy of Dance is an international dance education and training organization, and examination board that specialises in the teaching and technique of Ballet. The RAD was established in London, England in 1920 as the Association of Operatic Dancing of Great Britain, and received its...

    ).

Film



  • Academy Awards – Also known as the Oscars (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
    Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures...

    ).
  • Amanda Award
    Amanda (award)
    The Amanda Award is an award given annually at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, Norway, to promote and improve Norwegian film. The award originated in 1985, and has since 2005 been exclusively a film award...

     (Norwegian International Film Festival
    Norwegian International Film Festival
    The Norwegian International Film Festival is a film festival held annually in Haugesund, Norway. The festival goes back to 1973.In 1985, the Amanda award was instituted. The Amanda is awarded every year at the festival in different movie categories...

    ).
  • Australian Film Institute Awards
    Australian Film Institute Awards
    The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award, known as the AACTA Award , is an accolade presented annually by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts . The awards recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry and television industry, including directors,...

     (Australian Film Institute
    Australian Film Institute
    The Australian Film Institute was founded in 1958 as a non-profit organisation devoted to developing an active film culture in Australia and fostering engagement between the general public and the Australian film industry...

    ).
  • British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards
    British Academy of Film and Television Arts
    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is a charity in the United Kingdom that hosts annual awards shows for excellence in film, television, television craft, video games and forms of animation.-Introduction:...

    .
  • César Award
    César Award
    The César Award is the national film award of France, first given out in 1975. The nominations are selected by the members of the Académie des arts et techniques du cinéma....

     (France).
  • Crystal Globe
    Crystal Globe
    Crystal Globe is the main award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, first given in the city of Karlovy Vary of the Czech Republic, in 1948.In the international competition of films, IFFKV presents the following awards:...

     (Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
    The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a film festival held annually in July in Karlovy Vary , Czech Republic. The Karlovy Vary Festival gained worldwide recognition over the past years and has become one of Europe's major film events....

    , Czech Republic).
  • Crystal Simorgh
    Crystal Simorgh
    The Crystal Simorgh is the most prestigious award given by Fajr International Film Festival, Iran's major annual film festival.It is awarded in several categories of International Competition as well as Iranian Cinema Competition....

     (Fajr International Film Festival
    Fajr International Film Festival
    The Fajr Film Festival or Fajr International Film Festival is Iran's annual film festival, held every February in Tehran.The festival, started in 1982, is under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture in Iran...

    , Iran).
  • Czech Lion
    Czech Lion
    The Czech Lion awards are annual awards that recognize accomplishments in filmmaking and television. It is the highest award of achievement in film awarded in the Czech Republic...

     (Český Lev, Czech Republic).
  • David di Donatello
    David di Donatello
    David di Donatello, named after Donatello's David, is a movie award assigned each year for cinematic performances and production by Ente David di Donatello, part of Accademia del Cinema Italiano. It is the Italian equivalent to the Academy Award. There are 24 categories as of 2006.- History :The...

    .
  • Étalan de Yennenga (Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou
    Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou
    The Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou is the largest African film festival, held biennially in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The festival is the biggest regular cultural event on the African continent and it mostly focuses on the African film and African filmmakers...

    , Burkina Faso).
  • European Film Awards (European Film Academy
    European Film Academy
    The European Film Academy is an initiative of a group of European filmmakers who came together in Berlin on the occasion of the first presentation of the European Film Awards in November 1988.- European Film Academy :...

    ).
  • Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards.
  • Filmfare Awards
    Filmfare Awards
    The Filmfare Awards are presented annually by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film industry of India. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India. The awards were...

     (India).
  • Genie Award
    Genie Award
    Genie Awards are given out to recognize the best of Canadian cinema by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. From 1949-1979, the awards were named the Canadian Film Awards...

    s (Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television).
  • GLAAD Media Awards (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
  • Golden Bear
    Golden Bear
    According to legend, the Golden Bear was a large golden Ursus arctos. Members of the Ursus arctos species can reach masses of . The Grizzly Bear and the Kodiak Bear are North American subspecies of the Brown Bear....

     (Berlin International Film Festival
    Berlin International Film Festival
    The Berlin International Film Festival , also called the Berlinale, is one of the world's leading film festivals and most reputable media events. It is held in Berlin, Germany. Founded in West Berlin in 1951, the festival has been celebrated annually in February since 1978...

    , Germany).
  • Golden Boll (International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, Turkey).
  • Golden Globe Award
    Golden Globe Award
    The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign...

    s (Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is an organization composed of working journalists who cover the United States film industry for a variety of outlets, including newspapers and magazines in Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America. Today, the 90 members of the HFPA represent at least 55...

    ).
  • Golden Horse
    Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards
    The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards is a film festival and awards ceremony held annually in Taiwan. It was founded in 1962, by Government Information Office, Republic of China...

     (Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards
    Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards
    The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards is a film festival and awards ceremony held annually in Taiwan. It was founded in 1962, by Government Information Office, Republic of China...

    , Taiwan).
  • Golden Leopard
    Golden Leopard
    The Golden Leopard is the top prize at the Locarno International Film Festival, an international film festival held annually in Locarno, Switzerland since 1946. Directors in the process of getting an international reputation are allowed to be entered in the competitive selection. The winning films...

     (Locarno International Film Festival
    Locarno International Film Festival
    The Film Festival Locarno is an international film festival held annually in the city of Locarno, Switzerland since 1946. After Cannes and Venice and together with Karlovy Vary, Locarno is the Film Festival with the longest history...

    , Switzerland).
  • Golden Lion
    Golden Lion
    Il Leone d’Oro is the highest prize given to a film at the Venice Film Festival. The prize was introduced in 1949 by the organizing committee and is now regarded as one of the film industry's most distinguished prizes...

     (Venice Film Festival
    Venice Film Festival
    The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest international film festival in the world. Founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi in 1932 as the "Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica", the festival has since taken place every year in late August or early September on the island of the...

    , Italy).
  • Golden Orange (International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey).
  • Goya Awards
    Goya Awards
    The Goya Awards, known in Spanish as los Premios Goya, are Spain's main national film awards, considered by many in Spain, and internationally, to be the Spanish equivalent of the American Academy Awards....

     (Spain).
  • Guldbagge Award
    Guldbagge Award
    The Guldbagge Award is an official Swedish film award awarded annually since 1964 by the Swedish Film Institute.-Etymology:Guldbagge is the Swedish name for Cetonia aurata, a beetle also known as rose chafer. The name of the award could also be interpreted as a play on the Swedish word skalbagge,...

    s (Sweden).
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame
    The Hollywood Walk of Fame consists of more than 2,400 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along fifteen blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California...

    .
  • Humanitas Prize
    Humanitas Prize
    The Humanitas Prize is an award for film and television writing intended to promote human dignity, meaning, and freedom. It began in 1974 with Father Ellwood "Bud" Kieser — also the founder of Paulist Productions — but is generally not seen as specifically directed toward religious...

    .
  • Independent Spirit Awards
    Independent Spirit Awards
    The Independent Spirit Awards , founded in 1984, are awards dedicated to independent filmmakers. Winners were typically presented with acrylic glass pyramids containing suspended shoestrings representing the paltry budgets of independent films. In 1986, the event was renamed the Independent Spirit...

    .
  • International Indian Film Academy Awards
    International Indian Film Academy Awards
    The International Indian Film Academy Awards, also known as the IIFA Awards are presented annually by the International Indian Film Academy to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood, the Hindi language film industry. Instituted in 2000, the ceremony is held in...

     (India).
  • Lola Awards (German Film Academy).
  • Luna Awards
    Film Academy of the Philippines
    Established in 1981, the Film Academy of the Philippines is the Philippines' official counterpart of the United States' Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The FAP was founded through Executive Order 640-A, signed by former President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos...

     (Film Academy of the Philippines).
  • National Film Awards
    National Film Awards
    The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in India. Established in 1954, it is administered, along with the International Film Festival of India and the Indian Panorama, by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973.Every year, a national panel...

     (India).
  • Palme d'Or
    Palme d'Or
    The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival and is presented to the director of the best feature film of the official competition. It was introduced in 1955 by the organising committee. From 1939 to 1954, the highest prize was the Grand Prix du Festival International du...

     (Cannes Film Festival
    Cannes Film Festival
    The Cannes International Film Festival , is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is among the world's most prestigious and publicized film festivals...

    , France).
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards (Screen Actors Guild
    Screen Actors Guild
    The Screen Actors Guild is an American labor union representing over 200,000 film and television principal performers and background performers worldwide...

    ).
  • SIGNY award
    SIGNY award
    The SIGNY awards were an annual series of awards that recognized the best performers, artists, photographers and riggers, writers and models in the field of bondage erotica....

    s – To the best performers, artists, photographers and riggers, writers and models in the field of bondage erotica.
  • Spencer Tracy Award (University of California, Los Angeles
    University of California, Los Angeles
    The University of California, Los Angeles is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA. It was founded in 1919 as the "Southern Branch" of the University of California and is the second oldest of the ten campuses...

     Campus Events Commission).
  • Star Screen Awards
    Star Screen Awards
    The Star Screen Awards is an annual awards ceremony in India honoring professional excellence in film. The nomination and award selection is done by a panel of distinguished professional from the industry itself.- History :...

     (India).
  • XRCO Awards – To people working in adult entertainment (X-Rated Critics Organization
    X-Rated Critics Organization
    The X-Rated Critics Organization is a group of writers and editors from the adult entertainment industry who each year present awards in recognition of achievement within the industry....

    ).
  • Young Artist Award
    Young Artist Award
    The Young Artist Award is an accolade bestowed by the Young Artist Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to recognize and award excellence of youth performers, and to provide scholarships for young artists who may be physically and/or financially challenged.The Young Artist...

    s (Young Artist Foundation)

Humor

  • British Comedy Awards
    British Comedy Awards
    The British Comedy Awards is an annual awards ceremony in the United Kingdom celebrating notable comedians and entertainment performances of the previous year.-History:...

    .
  • Canadian Comedy Awards
    Canadian Comedy Awards
    The Canadian Comedy Awards, founded by , are an annual awards ceremony celebrating notable English speaking Canadian comedians for achievements in Live, Radio, Film, Television and Internet media over the previous year...

    .
  • Commie Awards
    Commie Awards
    The Commie Awards was an award show that recognized the best in comedy in various categories. It was produced by Comedy Central and meant to be a replacement for the defunct American Comedy Awards....

    .
  • Edinburgh Comedy Awards (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, United Kingdom).
  • Gat Perich International Humor Prizes
    Gat Perich
    Gat Perich International Humor Prize, is an international award to cartoonists or humorists given in the memory of Spanish cartoonist Jaume Perich ....

     (Spain).
  • Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
    Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
    The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is America’s foremost award for humor, and has been awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts annually since 1998. It is named after the 19th century novelist, essayist and humorist Mark Twain and is presented annually to an individual who...

     (John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C...

    ).
  • Premio Quevedos – For graphical humor (Spain).

Music


  • Akil Koci Prize
    Akil Koci Prize
    The Akil Koci Prize is the highest prize given annually at the International Competition of Classical Music Pristina for outstanding performances of pieces by Albanian composers.The prize is given to two candidates in the form of a yearly scholarship....

    .
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Music.
  • ASCAP awards (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).
  • ARIA Music Awards
    ARIA Music Awards
    The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards is an annual series of awards nights celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Recording Industry Association...

     (Australian Recording Industry Association
    Australian Recording Industry Association
    The Australian Recording Industry Association is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers which was formed in 1956...

    ).
  • BAFTA Anthony Asquith Award
    British Academy of Film and Television Arts
    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is a charity in the United Kingdom that hosts annual awards shows for excellence in film, television, television craft, video games and forms of animation.-Introduction:...

     (British Academy of Film and Television Arts
    British Academy of Film and Television Arts
    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is a charity in the United Kingdom that hosts annual awards shows for excellence in film, television, television craft, video games and forms of animation.-Introduction:...

    ).
  • BET Awards
    BET Awards
    The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on BET...

     (Black Entertainment Television
    Black Entertainment Television
    Black Entertainment Television is an American, Viacom-owned cable network based in Washington, D.C.. Currently viewed in more than 90 million homes worldwide, it is the most prominent television network targeting young Black-American audiences. The network was launched on January 25, 1980, by its...

    , United States).
  • Brit Awards
    Brit Awards
    The Brit Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. The name was originally a shortened form of "British", "Britain" or "Britannia", but subsequently became a backronym for British Record Industry Trust...

    .
  • Comet (Viva, Germany).
  • Country Music Awards of Australia
    Country Music Awards of Australia
    The CMAA Country Music Awards of Australia is an annual awards night held in January during the Tamworth Country Music Festival, in Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia celebrating recording excellence in the Australian country music industry. They are wholly owned and staged by the Country Music...

     (Country Music Association of Australia
    Country Music Association of Australia
    The Country Music Association of Australia is an association formed in 1992 that promotes and represents the Australian country music industry...

    ).
  • Echo (German Phonographic Academy).
  • Ernst von Siemens Music Prize
    Ernst von Siemens Music Prize
    The international Ernst von Siemens Music Prize is an annual music prize given by the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste on behalf of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung , established in 1972. The foundation was established by Ernst von Siemens...

    .
  • Eurovision Song Contest
    Eurovision Song Contest
    The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union .Each member country submits a song to be performed on live television and then casts votes for the other countries' songs to determine the most popular song in the competition...

    .
  • George Peabody Medal
    George Peabody Medal
    The George Peabody Medal is the highest honour the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University bestows. The award, established in 1980, honours individuals who have made exceptional contributions to music in America....

     (Peabody Institute
    Peabody Institute
    The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University is a renowned conservatory and preparatory school located in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland at the corner of Charles and Monument Streets at Mount Vernon Place.-History:...

    ).
  • Golden Melody Awards (Taiwan).
  • Grammy Award
    Grammy Award
    A Grammy Award — or Grammy — is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry...

    s (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
    National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
    The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., known variously as The Recording Academy or NARAS, is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers and other recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for music and its...

    ).
  • Grand Prix du Disque
    Grand Prix du Disque
    The Grand Prix du Disque is the premier French award for musical recordings. The award was inaugurated by l'Académie Charles Cros in 1948 and offers prizes in various categories. The categories vary from year to year, and multiple awards are often made in any one category in the same year...

     (France).
  • Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition
    Grawemeyer Award (Music Composition)
    The Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition is an annual prize instituted by H. Charles Grawemeyer, industrialist and entrepreneur, at the University of Louisville in 1984. The award was first given in 1985...

    .
  • Independent Music Awards (Music Resource Group).
  • Instrumental Rock Guitar Hall Of Fame.
  • Ivor Novello Awards
    Ivor Novello Awards
    The Ivor Novello Awards, named after the Cardiff born entertainer Ivor Novello, are awards for songwriting and composing. They are presented annually in London by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and were first introduced in 1955.Nicknamed The Ivors, the awards take place...

     (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors
    British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors
    British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors was founded in 1947.It represents its members within the industry, to the government and to the European Commission....

    ).
  • Juno Awards (Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
    Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
    The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences is the organization responsible for conducting the Juno Awards, Canada's primary national musical honours...

    ).
  • Léonie Sonning Music Prize
    Léonie Sonning Music Prize
    The Léonie Sonning Music Prize, or Sonning Award, which is recognized as Denmark's highest musical honor, is given annually to an international composer or musician. It was first awarded in 1959 to composer Igor Stravinsky...

     (Léonie Sonning Music Foundation).
  • Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica – Previously known as MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica (MTV
    MTV
    MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

    ).
  • MTV Africa Music Awards
    MTV Africa Music Awards
    The MTV Africa Music Awards with Airtel were established in 2008 by MTV Networks Africa to celebrate the most popular music in Africa.-History:...

     (MTV
    MTV
    MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

    ).
  • MTV Asia Awards
    MTV Asia Awards
    The biannual MTV Asia Awards is the Asian equivalent of the Europe MTV EMA. Established in 2002, the show gives recognition and awards to Asian and international icons in achievement, cinema, fashion, humanitarian, and music. Just like the EMA, most of the awards are voted for by the viewers from...

     (MTV
    MTV
    MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

    ).
  • MTV Australia Awards
    MTV Australia Awards
    The MTV Australia Awards started in 2005 and is Australia's first awards show to celebrate both local and international acts.-History:...

     (MTV
    MTV
    MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

    ).
  • MTV Europe Music Awards
    MTV Europe Music Awards
    The MTV Europe Music Awards were established in 1994 by MTV Networks Europe to celebrate the most popular music videos in Europe. Originally beginning as an alternative to the American MTV Video Music Awards, the MTV Europe Music Awards is today a popular celebration of what MTV viewers consider...

     (MTV
    MTV
    MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

    ).
  • MTV Video Music Awards (MTV
    MTV
    MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

    ).
  • Music Journalist Awards (International Federation of Music Journalists).
  • Polar Music Prize
    Polar Music Prize
    The Polar Music Prize is a Swedish international music award founded in 1989 by Stig Anderson, possibly best known to be the manager of the Swedish pop group ABBA, with a donation to the Royal Swedish Academy of Music....

    .
  • Praemium Imperiale
    Praemium Imperiale
    The Praemium Imperiale is an arts prize awarded since 1989 by the imperial family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Art Association in the fields painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and theatre/film...

    .
  • Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik
    Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik
    The Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik is an annual prize presented for achievement in recorded music.It was inaugurated in Germany in 1963 by publisher Richard Kaselowsky with the aim of recognizing the "most rigorous standards for supreme achievement" in the field of recording.The awards...

     – For achievement in recorded music.
  • Prix de Rome
    Prix de Rome
    The Prix de Rome was a scholarship for arts students, principally of painting, sculpture, and architecture. It was created, initially for painters and sculptors, in 1663 in France during the reign of Louis XIV. It was an annual bursary for promising artists having proved their talents by...

    .
  • Pulitzer Prize for Music
    Pulitzer Prize for Music
    The Pulitzer Prize for Music was first awarded in 1943. Joseph Pulitzer did not call for such a prize in his will, but had arranged for a music scholarship to be awarded each year...

    .
  • Rolf Schock Prize in Musical Arts.
  • Sanremo Music Festival (Italy).
  • Sibelius Prize.

Radio

  • NAB Marconi Radio Awards
    NAB Marconi Radio Awards
    The Marconi Radio Awards are presented annually by the National Association of Broadcasters to the top radio stations and on-air personalities in the United States. The awards are named in honor of Guglielmo Marconi, the man generally credited as the "Father of Wireless Telegraphy." NAB member...

     (National Association of Broadcasters
    National Association of Broadcasters
    The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association, workers union, and lobby group representing the interests of for-profit, over-the-air radio and television broadcasters in the United States...

    ).
  • Sony Radio Academy Awards
    Sony Radio Academy Awards
    The Sony Radio Academy Awards , started in 1983, are some of the most prestigious awards in the British radio industry. They are run by ZAFER Associates in association with the Radio Academy...

     (Radio Academy
    Radio Academy
    The Radio Academy is a registered charity that is dedicated to 'the encouragement, recognition and promotion of excellence in UK broadcasting and audio production'....

    ).

Stage and theater

  • Back Stage Garland Awards – For excellence in Southern California theatre (Back Stage
    Back Stage
    Back Stage is an entertainment-industry brand aimed at people working in film and the performing arts, with a special focus on casting, job opportunities, and career advice.Back Stage publishes a weekly tabloid-sized trade magazine in the U.S...

    ).
  • Drama Desk Award
    Drama Desk Award
    The Drama Desk Awards, which are given annually in a number of categories, are the only major New York theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway compete against each other in the same category...

    s.
  • Drama League Award
    Drama League Award
    The Drama League Awards, created in 1935, honor distinguished productions and performances both on Broadway and Off-Broadway, in addition to recognizing exemplary career achievements in theatre, musical theatre, and directing...

    s.
  • Drama-Logue Award
    Drama-Logue Award
    The Drama-Logue Award was a theater award established in 1977, given by the publishers of Drama-Logue newspaper, a weekly west-coast theater trade publication. Winners were selected by the publication's theater critics, and would receive a certificate at an annual awards ceremony...

    s.
  • Eugene O'Neill Award
    Eugene O'Neill Award
    The Eugene O'Neill Award , is one of Sweden's finest acting awards for actors of the stage...

     (Sweden).
  • Evening Standard Awards (Evening Standard
    Evening Standard
    The Evening Standard, now styled the London Evening Standard, is a free local daily newspaper, published Monday–Friday in tabloid format in London. It is the dominant regional evening paper for London and the surrounding area, with coverage of national and international news and City of London...

    ).
  • LA Weekly Theater Award
    LA Weekly Theater Award
    LA Weekly Theater Award is an annual critics' award established in 1979, given by the LA Weekly for outstanding achievements in small theatre productions in Southern California...

    s (LA Weekly
    LA Weekly
    LA Weekly is a free weekly tabloid-sized "alternative weekly" in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1978 by Editor/Publisher Jay Levin and a board of directors that included actor-producer Michael Douglas...

    ).
  • Laurence Olivier Awards (The Society of London Theatre
    The Society of London Theatre
    The Society of London Theatre is an umbrella organization for West End theatre in London.- TKTS, Half-Price Theatre Ticket Booth:...

    ).
  • Leonard Statuette (Norwegian Comedy Writers' Association
    Norwegian Comedy Writers' Association
    The Norwegian Comedy Writers' Association is a trade union for writers of revues and other comedy in Norway....

    ).
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award
    Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards is an annual awards program presented by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle . Established in 1969, the awards recognize excellence in theatre in the Greater Los Angeles Area....

     (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle
    Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle is an organization located in Los Angeles, California, dedicated to excellence in theatrical criticism, and to the encouragement and improvement of theatre in the Greater Los Angeles Area....

    ).
  • Lucille Lortel Awards
    Lucille Lortel Awards
    The Lucille Lortel Awards recognize excellence in New York Off-Broadway theatre. The Awards are named for Lucille Lortel, an actress and theater producer, and have been awarded since 1986...

  • National Dance Awards (The Critics' Circle
    The Critics' Circle
    The Critics' Circle is a professional association of British critics of dance, drama, film, music, visual arts and architecture. It was established in 1913 as an offshoot of the Society of Dramatic Critics, which had been formed six years earlier but had become inactive.For many years the Circle...

    ).
  • New York Drama Critics' Circle awards (New York Drama Critics' Circle
    New York Drama Critics' Circle
    The New York Drama Critics' Circle is made up of 24 drama critics from daily newspapers, magazines and wire services based in the New York City metropolitan area. The organization was founded in 1935 at the Algonquin Hotel by a group that included Brooks Atkinson, Walter Winchell, and Robert Benchley...

    ).
  • Obie Award
    Obie Award
    The Obie Awards or Off-Broadway Theater Awards are annual awards given by The Village Voice newspaper to theatre artists and groups in New York City...

    s (The Village Voice
    The Village Voice
    The Village Voice is a free weekly newspaper and news and features website in New York City that features investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts and music coverage, and events listings for New York City...

    ).
  • Outer Critics Circle Award
    Outer Critics Circle Award
    The Outer Critics Circle Awards are presented annually for theatrical achievements both on and Off-Broadway and were begun during the 1949-1950 theater season. The awards are decided upon by theater critics who review for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media outlets...

    s.
  • Ovation Awards
    Ovation Awards
    The Ovation Awards are a Southern California award for excellence in theatre, established in 1989. They are given out by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance and are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles. They have been called the "...highest-profile contest for local theatre..." by the Los...

    .
  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama
    The Pulitzer Prize for Drama was first awarded in 1918.From 1918 to 2006, the Drama Prize was unlike the majority of the other Pulitzer Prizes: during these years, the eligibility period for the drama prize ran from March 2 to March 1, to reflect the Broadway 'season' rather than the calendar year...

    .
  • Sarah Siddons Award
    Sarah Siddons Award
    The Sarah Siddons Society is an American non-profit organization founded in 1952 by prominent Chicago theatre patrons with the goal of promoting excellence in the theatre. The Society presents the Sarah Siddons Award annually to an actor for an outstanding performance in a Chicago theatre production...

     – For an outstanding performance in a Chicago theatre production (Sarah Siddons Society
    Sarah Siddons Award
    The Sarah Siddons Society is an American non-profit organization founded in 1952 by prominent Chicago theatre patrons with the goal of promoting excellence in the theatre. The Society presents the Sarah Siddons Award annually to an actor for an outstanding performance in a Chicago theatre production...

    ).
  • Theatre World Award
    Theatre World Award
    The Theatre World Award, first awarded for the 1945-46 season, is an American honor presented annually to actors and actresses in recognition of an outstanding New York City stage debut performance, either on Broadway or off-Broadway.-History:...

    .
  • Tony Award
    Tony Award
    The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as a Tony Award, recognizes achievement in live Broadway theatre. The awards are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League at an annual ceremony in New York City. The awards are given for Broadway...

    s (American Theatre Wing
    American Theatre Wing
    The American Theatre Wing is a New York City-based organization "dedicated to supporting excellence and education in theatre," according to its mission statement...

     and The Broadway League
    The Broadway League
    The Broadway League, formerly the League of American Theatres and Producers and League of New York Theatres and Producers, is the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry...

    ).

Television


  • British Academy Television Awards
    British Academy Television Awards
    The British Academy Television Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts . They have been awarded annually since 1954, and are analogous to the Emmy Awards in the United States.-Background:...

    .
  • Deutscher Fernsehpreis
    Deutscher Fernsehpreis
    The Deutscher Fernsehpreis is a German award for television programming, created in 1999 by German television channels Das Erste, ZDF, RTL and Sat.1. It was created as a equivalent to the Emmy Awards though it is not organized by an academy and is awarded annually in September or October...

     (Germany).
  • Edward R. Murrow Award
    Edward R. Murrow Award (WSU)
    The Edward R. Murrow Award is a journalism/communication honor extended by the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication of Washington State University.The award is for "commitment to excellence that exemplifies the career of Edward R...

     – For commitment to excellence that exemplifies the career of Edward R. Murrow (Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
    Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
    The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication is a college of Washington State University named in honor of one of WSU's most famous alumni, Edward R. Murrow. The college was launched July 1, 2008. Previously it was the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication housed in the College of Liberal Arts...

     of Washington State University).
  • Edward R. Murrow Award
    Edward Murrow Award (OPC)
    The Edward Murrow Award is a journalism award given by the Overseas Press Club of America annually since 1978, for "Best TV interpretation or documentary on international affairs."- External links :*...

     – For the best TV interpretation or documentary on international affairs (Overseas Press Club
    Overseas Press Club
    The Overseas Press Club of America was founded in 1939 in New York City by a group of foreign correspondents. The wire service reporter Carol Weld was a founding member...

    ).
  • Edward R. Murrow Awards – For outstanding achievements in electronic journalism (Radio Television Digital News Association).
  • Emmy Award
    Emmy Award
    An Emmy Award, often referred to simply as the Emmy, is a television production award, similar in nature to the Peabody Awards but more focused on entertainment, and is considered the television equivalent to the Academy Awards and the Grammy Awards .A majority of Emmys are presented in various...

    s.
  • FIPA awards
    Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels
    The International Festival of Audiovisual Programmes , founded in 1987 by Michel Mitrani , was first held in Cannes in October 1987....

     (Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels
    Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels
    The International Festival of Audiovisual Programmes , founded in 1987 by Michel Mitrani , was first held in Cannes in October 1987....

    ).
  • Gemini Award
    Gemini Award
    The Gemini Awards are annual television broadcasting industry awards in Canada.First awarded in 1986, the Geminis celebrate the achievements of TV members of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Essentially, it presents awards for the best television productions in Canada. Awards are...

    s (Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television).
  • GLAAD Media Awards (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation).
  • Golden Bell Awards
    Golden Bell Awards
    The Golden Bell Awards is an annual Taiwanese television production award, founded in 1965, presented by Government Information Office, Republic of China . It is usually presented in October or November each year. It is the first television production award in Chinese circulation and Taiwan's...

     (Taiwan).
  • Golden Globe Award
    Golden Globe Award
    The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign...

    s (Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    Hollywood Foreign Press Association
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is an organization composed of working journalists who cover the United States film industry for a variety of outlets, including newspapers and magazines in Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America. Today, the 90 members of the HFPA represent at least 55...

    ).
  • Golden Nymph (Monte-Carlo Television Festival, Monaco).
  • Goldene Kamera.
  • Grimme Preis.
  • Humanitas Prize
    Humanitas Prize
    The Humanitas Prize is an award for film and television writing intended to promote human dignity, meaning, and freedom. It began in 1974 with Father Ellwood "Bud" Kieser — also the founder of Paulist Productions — but is generally not seen as specifically directed toward religious...

    .
  • Logie Award
    Logie Award
    The TV Week Logie Awards are the Australian television industry awards, which have been presented annually since 1959. Renamed by Graham Kennedy in 1960 after he won the first 'Star Of The Year' award, the name 'Logie' awards honours John Logie Baird, a Scotsman who invented the television as a...

    s (TV Week
    TV Week
    TV Week is a weekly television magazine in Australia, first published as a Melbourne-only publication in December 1957 , and bearing a strong affiliation to television station GTV.The publication is still publishing weekly...

    ).
  • National Television Awards
    National Television Awards
    The National Television Awards is a British television awards ceremony, broadcast by the ITV network and initiated in 1995. The National Television Awards are the most prominent ceremony for which the results are voted on by the general public. Because of the way the awards are decided, winners are...

    .
  • Peabody Award
    Peabody Award
    The George Foster Peabody Awards recognize distinguished and meritorious public service by radio and television stations, networks, producing organizations and individuals. In 1939, the National Association of Broadcasters formed a committee to recognize outstanding achievement in radio broadcasting...

    s.
  • Rose d'Or
    Rose d'Or
    The Rose d’Or is one of the most important international festivals in entertainment television. It was founded in Montreux in 1961 and has taken place in Lucerne since 2004. Producers, executives from independent and public service broadcasters and heads of production companies from over 40...

    .
  • Royal Television Society awards (Royal Television Society
    Royal Television Society
    The Royal Television Society is a British-based educational charity for the discussion, and analysis of television in all its forms, past, present and future. It is the oldest television society in the world...

    ).
  • Telly Awards.
  • Young Artist Award
    Young Artist Award
    The Young Artist Award is an accolade bestowed by the Young Artist Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to recognize and award excellence of youth performers, and to provide scholarships for young artists who may be physically and/or financially challenged.The Young Artist...

    s (Young Artist Foundation).

Tourism

  • IAAPA Applause Award (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions).
  • Pomme d'Or
    Pomme d'Or
    The Pomme d'Or is a prize for excellence in the tourism industry awarded by FIJET, the European association of professional travel writers and journalists...

     (European Association of Professional Travel Writers and Journalists).
  • Thea (Themed Entertainment Association
    Themed Entertainment Association
    The Themed Entertainment Association is an international non-profit association that represents creators, developers, designers and producers of themed entertainment...

    ).
  • Tourism Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain).

General and miscellaneous

  • BBC Sports Personality of the Year
    BBC Sports Personality of the Year
    The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is an awards ceremony that takes place annually in December. Devised by Paul Fox in 1954, it originally consisted of one titular award. Several new awards have been introduced, and , eight awards are presented. The oldest of these are the Team of the Year and...

    :
    • BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year.
    • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award
      BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award
      The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award is an award given annually as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony each December. The award is given to the coach who was considered to have made the most substantative contribution to British sport in that year. The award is...

      .
    • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award
      BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award
      The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award is an award given annually as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony each December. The award is given "for outstanding achievement in the face of adversity", and the winner is selected by BBC Sport...

      .
    • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award
      BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award
      The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award is an award given annually as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony each December. The award is given to a sportsperson "who has made a major impact on the world of sport during their lifetime". The winner is...

      .
    • BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year Award.
    • BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award
      BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award
      The BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award is an award given annually as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony each December. The award is given to the sportsperson who has made a substantive, yet unrecognised contribution to sport. Sportspeople are nominated by the public, and must be aged...

      .
    • BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.
  • Egebergs Ærespris
    Egebergs Ærespris
    The Egebergs Ærespris is a prize awarded to Norwegian athletes who excel in more than one sport. The prize was created by Ferdinand Julian Egeberg, and consists of a bronze statuette modelled by sculptor Magnus Vigrestad.-History:...

     – To athletes who excel in more than one sport (Norway).
  • James E. Sullivan Award
    James E. Sullivan Award
    The James E. Sullivan Award, presented by the American Amateur Athletic Union , is awarded annually in April to "the outstanding amateur athlete in the United States". Often referred to as the Oscar of sports awards, it was first presented in 1930. The award is named for the AAU's founder and past...

     – To outstanding amateur athletes in the United States (Amateur Athletic Union
    Amateur Athletic Union
    The Amateur Athletic Union is one of the largest non-profit volunteer sports organizations in the United States. A multi-sport organization, the AAU is dedicated exclusively to the promotion and development of amateur sports and physical fitness programs.-History:The AAU was founded in 1888 to...

    ).
  • Laureus World Sports Awards
    Laureus World Sports Awards
    The Laureus World Sports Awards are awarded annually to sportspeople who have been outstanding during the previous year. The Laureus World Sports Awards were established in 1999 by Founding Patrons Daimler and Richemont and is supported by its Global Partners Mercedes-Benz, IWC Schaffhausen and...

    .
  • NACDA Directors' Cup – To the colleges and universities with the most success in collegiate athletics (National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics
    National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics
    The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics is a professional organization for college and university athletic directors in the United States. NACDA boasts a membership of more than 6,100 individuals and more than 1,600 institutions throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico...

    ).
  • Olympic Cup
    Olympic Cup
    The Olympic Cup is an award given annually by the International Olympic Committee.It was instituted by Pierre de Coubertin in 1906 and is awarded to an institution or association with a record of merit and integrity in actively developing the Olympic Movement.Its recipients have included amateur...

     – To an institution or association with a record of merit and integrity in actively developing the Olympic movement (International Olympic Committee
    International Olympic Committee
    The International Olympic Committee is an international corporation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin on 23 June 1894 with Demetrios Vikelas as its first president...

    ).
  • Sportsperson of the Year
    Sportsperson of the Year of the Czech Republic
    Sportsperson of the Year of the Czech Republic is an award given to the best Czech Sportsperson and the best Czech sport team of the given year by the Sport Journalists' Club . For the first time it was awarded after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993, following the previous trophy...

     (Czech Republic).
  • Sportsperson of the Year
    Sportsperson of the Year (Czechoslovakia)
    Sportsperson of the Year was a prize awarded annually to the best athletes of Czechoslovakia from 1959 to 1992 by the Club of Czechoslovak Sports Journalists. The first winner was white-water canoer Vladimír Jirásek. From 1961 the prize was also given to the best sports team; the first team...

     (Czechoslovakia).
  • Sportsperson of the Year
    Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year
    The Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year is an annual award given by the Norwegian Association of Sports Journalists .-List of laureates:-References:*...

     (Norway).
  • Sportsperson of the Year
    Sportsperson of the Year (Slovakia)
    Sportsperson of the Year is a trophy awarded to the best Slovak athletes by the Club of Sports Journalists of the Slovak Syndicate of Journalists...

     (Slovakia).
  • Sportsperson of the Year (Slovenia).

American football and Canadian football


  • Associated Press College Football Player of the Year – To the most outstanding collegiate football player in the United States (Associated Press
    Associated Press
    The Associated Press is an American news agency. The AP is a cooperative owned by its contributing newspapers, radio and television stations in the United States, which both contribute stories to the AP and use material written by its staff journalists...

    ).
  • Grey Cup
    Grey Cup
    The Grey Cup is both the name of the championship of the Canadian Football League and the name of the trophy awarded to the victorious team. It is Canada's largest annual sports and television event, regularly drawing a Canadian viewing audience of about 3 to 4 million individuals...

     – To the champions of the Canadian Football League
    Canadian Football League
    The Canadian Football League or CFL is a professional sports league located in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football, a form of gridiron football closely related to American football....

    .
  • Heisman Trophy
    Heisman Trophy
    The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award , is awarded annually to the player deemed the most outstanding player in collegiate football. It was created in 1935 as the Downtown Athletic Club trophy and renamed in 1936 following the death of the Club's athletic director, John Heisman The Heisman Memorial...

     – To outstanding college football players whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity (Heisman Trophy Trust).
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Pro Football Hall of Fame
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of professional football in the United States with an emphasis on the National Football League . It opened in Canton, Ohio, on September 7, 1963, with 17 charter inductees...

    .
  • Vince Lombardi Trophy
    Vince Lombardi Trophy
    The Vince Lombardi Trophy is the trophy awarded each year to the winning team of the National Football League's championship game, the Super Bowl.-History:...

     – To the winning team of the National Football League
    National Football League
    The National Football League is the highest level of professional American football in the United States, and is considered the top professional American football league in the world. It was formed by eleven teams in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, with the league changing...

    's championship game, the Super Bowl
    Super Bowl
    The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League , the highest level of professional American football in the United States, culminating a season that begins in the late summer of the previous calendar year. The Super Bowl uses Roman numerals to identify each game, rather...

    .

Association football



  • Albo Panchina d'Oro
    Albo Panchina d'Oro
    Albo Panchina d'Oro is an annual title awarded to the best Italian association football coach of the Serie A season. The Albo Panchina d'Argento is awarded to the best non-Serie A coach for winning promotion.- Recipients :- External links :...

     – To the best Italian coach of the Serie A
    Serie A
    Serie A , now called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by Telecom Italia, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and has been operating for over eighty years since 1929. It had been organized by Lega Calcio until 2010, but a new...

    .
  • Best European Goalkeeper
    Best European Goalkeeper
    The Best European Goalkeeper award is a football award given annually since 1990 to the most outstanding Goalkeeper in Europe, as voted by the UEFA magazine, in 2009 the ESM become the donor of the award .- List of winners :*1990 – Walter Zenga...

    .
  • Best Male Soccer Player ESPY Award
    Best Male Soccer Player ESPY Award
    The Best Male Soccer Player ESPY Award is presented annually to the male soccer player adjudged to be the best in a given calendar year amongst those contesting the sport on the professional or international level...

    .
  • Best Soccer Player ESPY Award
    Best Soccer Player ESPY Award
    The Best Soccer Player is either Joe Gula or CR7 both trained by the best father Gula was presented in 2000, 2001, 2005, and 2006 to the soccer player adjudged to be the best in a given calendar year amongst those contesting the sport on the professional or international level, irrespective of...

    .
  • Bota de Prata – To the top scorer in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
  • Brian Clough Trophy
    Brian Clough Trophy
    The Brian Clough Trophy is a football trophy competed for whenever East Midlands rivals Derby County and Nottingham Forest play each other . The trophy is named after Brian Clough, who managed both clubs to great success...

     – To the winners of any league, cup or friendly match between Derby County
    Derby County F.C.
    Derby County Football Club is an English football based in Derby. the club play in the Football League Championship and is notable as being one of the twelve founder members of the Football League in 1888 and is, therefore, one of only ten clubs to have competed in every season of the English...

     and Nottingham Forest
    Nottingham Forest F.C.
    Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English Association Football club based in West Bridgford, Nottingham, that plays in the Football League Championship...

    .
  • CAF Clubs of the 20th Century
    CAF Clubs of the 20th Century
    On 31 December 2000 the Confederation of African Football has published a ranking with the most successful clubs of the 20th century in the African continent ....

     – A ranking of the most successful clubs of the 20th century in Africa.
  • Canadian Championship Golden Boot
    Canadian Championship Golden Boot
    The Nutrilite Canadian Championship Top Goal Scorer is an award given to the leading goal scorer of the annual Nutrilite Canadian Championship since its inaugural season in 2008.-Previous winners:...

     – To the top goalscorer in the Canadian Championship
    Canadian Championship
    The Canadian Championship—known as the Nutrilite Canadian Championship for sponsorship reasons—is an annual soccer tournament contested by premier Canadian professional teams...

    .
  • CNID Awards
    CNID Awards in football
    The LPFP Awards are a number of awards given annually during the Portuguese League for Professional Football gala, and the winners are chosen by a vote amongst the LPFP pairs. Between 2006 and 2010 the winners were chosen only by a vote amongst the members of Sports National Press Club...

     – To players and coaches in the Portuguese Primeira Liga and to Portuguese players and coaches in other countries.
  • Coach of the Year
    Romania Coach of the Year
    The Romania Coach of the Year award is given to the best Coach. It was started in 2004, by Gazeta Sporturilor.-Coach of the Year Winners:-References:*...

     (Romania).
  • Copa Libertadores
    Copa Libertadores (trophy)
    The Copa Libertadores trophy, or simply the Copa or Libertadores, is a trophy awarded annually by CONMEBOL to the football club that wins the Copa Libertadores. The concept of having a standard Cup awarded to the winner was thought of by Teófilo Salinas, a boardmember of CONMEBOL, and it was his...

     – To the winners of the Copa Libertadores.
  • Copa Sudamericana
    Copa Sudamericana (trophy)
    The Copa Sudamericana is a trophy awarded annually by CONMEBOL to the football club that wins the Copa Sudamericana; the competition shares its name with the trophy....

     – To the winners of the Copa Sudamericana
    Copa Sudamericana
    The Copa Bridgestone Sudamericana de Clubes , known simply as the Copa Sudamericana , is an annual international club football competition organized by the CONMEBOL since 2002. It is the second most prestigious club competition in South American football. CONCACAF clubs were invited between 2004...

    .
  • CSL Golden Boot
    CSL Golden Boot
    The Canadian Soccer League Golden Boot is an annual award given to the player who led the league in goals during the regular season, the playoffs, and before 2008 in the Open Canada Cup games. The award has been presented since the 1998 season, when the league debuted as the Canadian Professional...

     – To the top goalscorer in the Canadian Soccer League
    Canadian Soccer League
    The Canadian Soccer League is the top soccer league in Canada and is controlled by the Canadian Soccer Association. It was formerly known as the Canadian Professional Soccer League , and was officially re-branded on May 17, 2006...

    .
  • Det Gyldne Bur
    Det Gyldne Bur
    Det Gyldne Bur is an award given to the best goalkeeper in Danish football each year. The winner is found by votes among the goalkeepers in the two top divisions of Danish football; the Danish Superliga and Danish 1st Division. The award has been handed out by Danish sports paper TIPS-Bladet since...

     – To the best goalkeeper in Danish football.
  • DZFoot d'Or
    DZFoot d'Or
    The "" is a football award, created in 2000 by the Algerian football website DZFoot.com, the leading source of Algerian football news. The award is given annually to the Algerian player considered to have performed the best over the previous year....

     – To the Algerian player considered to have performed the best over the previous year.
  • European Champion Clubs' Cup
    European Champion Clubs' Cup
    The European Champion Clubs' Cup, also known as Coupe des Clubs Champions Européens, or simply the European Cup, is a trophy awarded annually by UEFA to the football club that wins the UEFA Champions League...

     – To the winners of the UEFA Champions League
    UEFA Champions League
    The UEFA Champions League, known simply the Champions League and originally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup or European Cup, is an annual international club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe. It...

    .
  • European Cup Winners' Cup
    European Cup Winners' Cup (trophy)
    The European Cup Winners' Cup, also known as the Coupe des Vainqueurs de Coupe Européenne or simply Cup Winners' Cup , was a trophy awarded annually by UEFA to the football club that wins the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup...

     – To the winners of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
    UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
    The UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was a football club competition contested annually by the most recent winners of all European domestic cup competitions. The cup is one of the many inter-European club competitions that have been organised by UEFA. The first competition was held in the 1960–61 season—but...

    .
  • European Golden Shoe – To the leading goalscorer in league matches from the top division of every European national league.
  • FA Cup – To the winners of the FA Cup
    FA Cup
    The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football and is the oldest association football competition in the world. The "FA Cup" is run by and named after The Football Association and usually refers to the English men's...

    .
  • FAM Football Awards
    FAM Football Awards
    The 100Plus-Football Association of Malaysia National Football Awards are presented to the best football local and foreign players and coaches. They have been awarded since the 2005-06 season.-Goalkeeper:...

     (Malaysia).
  • FIFA Ballon d'Or
    FIFA Ballon d'Or
    The FIFA Ballon d'Or is an association football award given annually to the player who is considered to have performed the best in the previous season...

     – Given annually to the player who is considered to have performed the best in the previous season.
  • FIFA Clubs of the 20th Century – A ranking of the most successful clubs of the 20th century.
  • FIFA Development Award
    FIFA Development Award
    The FIFA Development Award is an award given out by FIFA annually which is designed to exemplify the extraordinary amount of effort and financial support which go into increasing the development of football in those countries which need it most.-Winners:...

     – For the development of football in countries judged to need it most.
  • FIFA Fair Play Award
    FIFA Fair Play Award
    The FIFA Fair Play Award is a FIFA recognition of good or sporting behaviour or other actions by people or bodies involved in :association football around the world. First awarded in 1987, it has been presented to individuals , teams, fans, spectators, football associations/federations and even...

     – For exemplary civil or sporting behavior.
  • FIFA Order of Merit
    FIFA Order of Merit
    The FIFA Order of Merit is the highest honour awarded by FIFA. The award is presented at the annual FIFA congress. It is normally awarded to people who are considered to have made a significant contribution to :association football....

     – For significant contributions to football.
  • FIFA Player of the Century
    FIFA Player of the Century
    FIFA Player of the Century was a one-off award created by FIFA to decide the greatest football player of the 20th century. Pele shared the honour with Diego Maradona...

     – To the greatest player of the 20th century.
  • FIFA Presidential Award
    FIFA Presidential Award
    The FIFA Presidential Award is an Association football award given annually at the FIFA World Player Gala. It was first awarded by the incumbent President of FIFA Sepp Blatter in 2001, and has been awarded each year since....

    .
  • FIFA Puskás Award
    FIFA Puskas Award
    The FIFA Puskás Award is an award established on 20 October 2009 by FIFA at the behest of FIFA President Sepp Blatter in order to award the player, male or female, judged to have scored the most aesthetically significant and "most beautiful" goal of the year...

     – To the player judged to have scored the most aesthetically significant and "most beautiful" goal of the year.
  • FIFA World Cup All-Time Team
    FIFA World Cup All-Time Team
    The FIFA World Cup All-Time Team is an all-time all-star association football squad published by FIFA in 1994. It is an eleven-member side divided as one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders, and three forwards...

     – An all-star squad published in 1994 and composed of some of the best players of all time.
  • FIFA World Cup awards
    FIFA World Cup awards
    At the end of each FIFA World Cup final tournament, several awards are attributed to the players and teams which have distinguished from the rest, in different aspects of the game.These are awards granted during the men's senior tournament...

    .
  • FIFA World Cup Dream Team
    FIFA World Cup Dream Team
    The FIFA World Cup Dream Team is an all-time all-star FIFA World Cup squad published by FIFA in 2002 after conducting an internet poll of fans to select a World Cup dream team. Diego Maradona of Argentina received the most votes. More than one-and-a-half million fans worldwide voted in the poll,...

     – An all-star squad published in 2002 and composed of some of the best players of all time.
  • FIFA World Cup
    FIFA World Cup Trophy
    The World Cup is a gold trophy that is awarded to the winners of the FIFA World Cup. Since the advent of the World Cup in 1930, two trophies have represented victory: the Jules Rimet Trophy from 1930 to 1970, and the FIFA World Cup Trophy from 1974 to the present day.The trophy, originally named...

     – To the winners of the FIFA World Cup
    FIFA World Cup
    The FIFA World Cup, often simply the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association , the sport's global governing body...

    .
  • FIFA World Player of the Year
    FIFA World Player of the Year
    The FIFA World Player of the Year was an association football award given annually to the male and female player who were thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches and captains of international teams...

     – To the players who were thought to be the best in the world. Now replaced by the FIFA Ballon d'Or
    FIFA Ballon d'Or
    The FIFA Ballon d'Or is an association football award given annually to the player who is considered to have performed the best in the previous season...

    .
  • Footballer of the Year (Argentina).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Austrian Footballer of the Year
    The title Austrian Footballer of the Year has been awarded in Austria since 1984. The coaches of the Bundesliga clubs elect the player of the year. The election is organized by APA, the leading Austrian Press Agency....

     (Austria).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Azerbaijani Footballer of the Year
    Azerbaijani Footballer of the Year is an annual title awarded to the best Azerbaijani football player of the year. The award has been given since 1991, and the winner is elected by authorized journalists from the leading Azeri media....

     (Azerbaijan).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Footballer of the Year in Baltic and Commonwealth of Independent States (Sport-Express)
    Footballer of the Year in Baltic and Commonwealth of Independent States or Award "Star" is an annual award given by Sport-Express daily to the Baltic and Commonwealth of Independent States player of the season...

     (Baltic and Commonwealth of Independent States).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Belgian Golden Shoe
    In association football, the Belgian Golden Shoe is an award given in Belgium at the beginning of each civil year to the best footballer of the Belgian First Division for the past year. The trophy is sponsored by the Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws....

     (Belgium).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Bulgarian Footballer of the Year
    Bulgarian Footballer of the Year is an annual title awarded to the best Bulgarian football player of the year. The award has been given since 1961, and the winner is elected by authorized journalists from the leading Bulgarian media....

     (Bulgaria).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Chilean Footballer of the Year
    Chilean Footballer of the Year is an award that the Circulo de Periodistas de Chile annually grants, to those Chilean soccer players who during the season of Primera División de Chile have obtained the greater amount of points, in agreement with the opinion of the editors of the agency.- Chilean...

     (Chile).
  • Footballer of the Year (Croatia).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Czech Footballer of the Year
    The Czech Footballer of the Year is awarded in the Czech Republic by the Football Association of the Czech Republic . Eligible are Czech players in the Czech Republic and abroad...

     (Czech Republic).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Czechoslovak Footballer of the Year
    The Czechoslovak Player of the Year award was an annual prize given to the best Czechoslovak football player by the Czechoslovak Football Association since 1965. Award for coach of the year was also awarded since 1985.-Winners:- References :...

     (Czechoslovakia).
  • Footballer of the Year (Denmark).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Estonian Footballer of the Year
    Estonian Footballer of the Year is an annual award given to the best Estonian footballer. The award was launched in 1992. Mart Poom has won the award a record six times.-Footballer of the Year:-Female Footballer of the Year:...

     (Estonia).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Finnish Footballer of the Year
    There are two different Finnish Player of the Year Awards in Finland. The sports journalists have elected their "Player of the Year" since 1947, the Football Association of Finland theirs since 1953.-Finnish Footballer of the Year:-References:*...

     (Finland).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Georgian Footballer of the Year
    Georgian Footballer of the Year is an annual award given to the best Georgian footballer.The award for an official year is given in summer on the basis of players' performance in a winter league season. The winner is elected by results of a poll conducted among Georgian journalists. From 1993, it...

     (Georgia).
  • Footballer of the Year (Germany).
  • Footballer of the Year
    PFAI Players' Player of the Year
    The Professional Footballers' Association of Ireland Players' Player of the Year award is given to the footballer in the top-flight of Irish football, the League of Ireland, whom is seen to have been the best player of the previous season.The...

     (Ireland, Republic of).
  • Footballer of the Year (Israel).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Kazakhstani Footballer of the Year
    The title Kazakhstani Footballer of the Year has been awarded in Kazakhstan since 1992. The award is determined by a poll of Kazakhstani professional journalists, football coaches, specialists, veterans and captains of playing teams of Premier League. Generally there are two different pools...

     (Kazakhstan).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Latvian Footballer of the Year
    Latvian Footballer of the Year is an association football award for Latvia. It is held by the Latvian Football Federation.-Winners:* 1995: Vitālijs Astafjevs* 1996: Vitālijs Astafjevs* 1997: Jurijs Ševļakovs* 1998: Mihails Zemļinskis* 1999: Marians Pahars...

     (Latvia).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Liechtensteiner Footballer of the Year
    The Liechtensteiner Footballer of the Year is an award granted every season to a Liechtensteiner footballer. It is awarded by the country's Liechtensteiner Vaterland newspaper, and was first awarded in 1981. In 2008, Gaspar Odirlei became the first non-Liechtensteiner to win the...

     (Liechtenstein).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Lithuanian Footballer of the Year
    -Winners:* 1965: Petras Glodenis * 1966: Gintautas Kalėdinskas * 1967: Stanislovas Ramelis * 1968: Stanislovas Ramelis * 1969: Juzefas Jurgelevičius * 1970: Romualdas Juška * 1971: Benjaminas Zelkevičius * 1972: Benjaminas Zelkevičius * 1973: Petras Glodenis...

     (Lithuania).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Luxembourgian Footballer of the Year
    The Luxembourgian Footballer of the Year is an award granted every season to a football player from Luxembourg's domestic top-flight National Division, rewarding the player judged to have been the most valuable to his team that season. It is awarded by the sports desk of d'Wort, Luxembourg's...

     (Luxembourg).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Macedonian Footballer of the Year
    Macedonian Footballer of the Year an annual title awarded to the best Macedonian football player of the year.Best player *2004: Aleksandar Vasoski*2006: Artim PolozaniBest player *2004: Goran Pandev...

     (Macedonia).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Moldovan Footballer of the Year
    Moldovan Footballer of the Year is an annual award to Moldovan footballer, organized by Football Association of Moldova.-Players of the year:-Coach of the year:-Other award:2001*Best Goalkeeper**Denis Romanenco *Best Defender...

     (Moldova).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Dutch Footballer of the Year
    The title Dutch Footballer of the Year has been awarded in the Netherlands since 1984. The award is determined by a poll of Dutch professional footballers playing in the First and Second leagues....

     (Netherlands).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Kniksen award
    The Kniksen award , established in 1990, acclaims the best players in the Norwegian football premiership. The award is named after the legendary Norwegian football player Roald Jensen, nicknamed "Kniksen".-Category A:...

     (Norway).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Paraguayan Footballer of the Year
    The Paraguayan Footballer of the Year is an award given to the best Paraguayan professional football player every year. The award began officially in 1997 and it is presented by Paraguayan newspaper Diario ABC Color...

     (Paraguay).
  • Footballer of the Year (Portugal).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Romanian Footballer of the Year
    The Romanian Footballer of the Year award is given to the best Romanian football player. It was started in 1966, by Gazeta Sporturilor.-Players of the year :-References:*...

     (Romania).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Footballer of the Year in Russia (Futbol)
    Russian Footballer of the Year is an annual award given by "Futbol" weekly to the Russian Premier League player of the season. The title is awarded according to the results of a poll conducted by the newspaper...

     – Given by Futbol (Russia).
  • Footballer of the Year – Given by Sport-Express (Russia).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Serbian Footballer of the Year
    Serbian Footballer of the Year is an annual award given from Football Association of Serbia to the best player of the year.Originally it has been awarded the Football Association of Serbia and Montenegro.- Winners :- Trivia :...

     (Serbia).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Slovak Footballer of the Year
    Slovak Footballer of the Year an annual title awarded to the best Slovak football player of the year.*1993: Peter Dubovský*1994: Vladimír Kinder*1995: Dušan Tittel*1996: Dušan Tittel*1997: Dušan Tittel*1998: Jozef Majoroš*1999: Vladimír Labant...

     (Slovakia).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Soviet Footballer of the Year
    The award Soviet Footballer of the Year had been awarded to the best footballer of the former Soviet Union from 1964 until 1991. The poll was conducted by the weekly sport newspaper Football .-List of winners:-Most Wins by Club:...

     (Soviet Union).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Guldbollen
    Guldbollen, , is a Swedish football award given by the Aftonbladet and the Swedish Football Association to the best male Swedish footballer each year....

     (Sweden).
  • Footballer of the Year
    Swiss Footballer of the Year
    The Swiss Footballer of the Year is a yearly award given to the top footballer based in Switzerland as voted for by the Swiss Football Association and the Swiss Super League....

     (Switzerland).
  • Foreign Footballer of the Year
    Liga I Foreign Footballer of the Year
    The Liga I Foreign Footballer of the Year award is given to the best foreign football player. It was started in 2008, by Gazeta Sporturilor.-Foreign Footballer of the Year Winners:-External links:*...

     (Romania).
  • Goal of the Month (Germany).
  • Goal of the Year
    Goal of the Year (Germany)
    The Goal of the Year in Germany is, like the Goal of the Month , the Goal of the Decade and Goal of the Century, an individual soccer award selected by spectators of the Sportschau , among spectacular or important soccer goals scored in or for Germany.Klaus Fischer won it three times; his 1977 ...

     (Germany).
  • Golden Ball
    Golden Ball (Czech Republic)
    The Golden Ball is awarded in the Czech Republic by a poll of Czech sport journalists from the Club of Sport Journalists . Eligible are Czech players in the Czech Republic and abroad. Awards for young player and coach of the year are also awarded...

     (Czech Republic).
  • Golden Ball
    Portuguese Golden Ball
    The Portuguese Golden Ball is an annual award given, by Portuguese newspaper A Bola, to the player who is adjudged to have been the best of the year in the Primeira Liga. The first winner of the award was Eusébio, in 1991...

     (Portugal).
  • Golden Foot
    Golden Foot award
    The Golden Foot award is an international football award, given to players who stand out for their athletic achievements and for their personality...

     – To players who stand out for their athletic achievements and personality.
  • Guerin d'Oro
    Guerin d'Oro
    The Guerin d'Oro is an annual prize instituted by the Italian weekly football magazine Guerin Sportivo, which, since 1976, is awarded to the player in Serie A with at least 19 games played, which has obtained the best average-media rating...

     – To the player in the Italian Serie A
    Serie A
    Serie A , now called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by Telecom Italia, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and has been operating for over eighty years since 1929. It had been organized by Lega Calcio until 2010, but a new...

     with at least 19 games played who has obtained the best average media rating.
  • Heart of Hajduk Award
    Heart of Hajduk Award
    Heart of Hajduk is an annual football award established in 1994 and officially awarded by the Hajduk Split supporters' association Torcida Split to the Hajduk player of the year, e.g. the team's best performing player during the season....

     – To Croatian club HNK Hajduk Split
    HNK Hajduk Split
    HNK Hajduk Split, commonly referred to as Hajduk Split or simply Hajduk, is a Croatian football club founded in 1911 and based in the city of Split. The club's home ground since 1979 is the 35,000-seater Poljud Stadium and the team's traditional home colours are white shirts with blue shorts and...

    's best player.
  • Hong Kong Top Footballer Awards
    Hong Kong Top Footballer Awards
    Hong Kong Top Footballers Awards was established by the Hong Kong Football Association in 1978, which is for appreciating the top players in Hong Kong First Division League. Some major prizes are Hong Kong Footballer of the Year and the Best Eleven Squad of the Year. The prizes are decided...

    .
  • IFFHS Continental Clubs of the 20th Century
    IFFHS continental Clubs of the 20th Century
    In 2009 the International Federation of Football History & Statistics , an organization recognized by FIFA, released the results of a statistical study which determined the best continental clubs of the 20th century...

     – A ranking of the best continental clubs of the 20th century.
  • IFFHS The Strongest National League in the World 1998
    IFFHS The strongest National League in the World 1998
    The IFFHS The strongest National League in the World 1998 is a football award In 1998 by IFFHS's-Top 25 Ranking:-External links:*...

     – A ranking of the best leagues in 1998.
  • IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper
    IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper
    The IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper is a football award given annually since 1987 to the most outstanding goalkeeper as voted by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics . The votes, in 1996, were cast by IFFHS's editorial staff as well as experts from 89 countries spanning six...

    .
  • Iran football awards
    Iran football award winners
    There are two major yearly awards in Iranian football. firstly organized Iran Golden ball in 2002-2003 season. after that the award was not held until 2006-2007. at the end of 2007-2008, Iran football federation organized an award selecting best Iranian footballers after Football Iran News &...

    .
  • Lennart Johanssons Pokal
    Lennart Johanssons Pokal
    Lennart Johanssons Pokal is a trophy awarded annually by the Swedish Football Association to the football club that wins Allsvenskan, Swedens highest football league. The trophy was introduced in 2001 after it had become known that Clarence von Rosen, the man after which the previous trophy was...

     – To the winners of the Swedish Allsvenskan
    Allsvenskan
    Allsvenskan is a Swedish professional league for association football clubs. At the top of the Swedish football league system, it is the country's primary football competition. Contested by 16 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with Superettan...

    .
  • Manager of the Year
    German Football Manager of the Year
    The title Football Manager of the Year has been awarded in Germany since 2002. The award is determined by a poll of German football journalists from the Association of German Sports Journalists and the publication Kicker...

     (Germany).
  • MLS Golden Boot
    MLS Golden Boot
    The MLS Golden Boot has been awarded since the 2005 season to Major League Soccer's regular season leading scorer...

     – To Major League Soccer
    Major League Soccer
    Major League Soccer is a professional soccer league based in the United States and sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation . The league is composed of 19 teams — 16 in the U.S. and 3 in Canada...

    's regular season leading scorer.
  • Norwegian Football Association Gold Watch
    Norwegian Football Association Gold Watch
    The Norwegian Football Association Gold Watch is an honorary proof that's awarded to all Norwegian footballers who reaches 25 caps for the Norwegian national football team. The watch is awarded by the Norwegian Football Association...

     – To players who reach 25 caps for the Norwegian national team.
  • NTF football awards
    NTF football awards
    - Coach :Norsk Toppfotballs football award consist of a monthly and a yearly award for the best coach in the Tippeliga. The clubs union Norsk Toppfotball, TV 2 and the coaches union Trenerforeningen chooses the winner i both categories...

     – To players and coaches in Norwegian football.
  • Oscar del Calcio
    Oscar del Calcio
    The Oscar del Calcio are awards given by the Italian Footballers' Association to the players, the coach and the referee who has been considered to have performed the best over the previous Serie A season...

     – To players and coaches in Italian football.
  • Pallone d'Argento
    Pallone d'Argento
    The Pallone d'Argento is an annual award instituted by the Unione Stampa Sportiva Italiana or USSI...

     – To the Serie A
    Serie A
    Serie A , now called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by Telecom Italia, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and has been operating for over eighty years since 1929. It had been organized by Lega Calcio until 2010, but a new...

     player deemed to have displayed the best civil and sporting behavior over the previous season.
  • Piłka Nożna plebiscite awards – To players and coaches in Polish football.
  • Premier League Golden Boot
    Premier League Golden Boot
    The Premier League Golden Boot, known for sponsorship reasons as the Barclays Golden Boot, is an annual English association football award given to the top goalscorer at the end of the Premier League season, the top domestic league competition in club football in England, since its creation in 1992...

     – To the top goalscorer at the end of the Premier League season.
  • Prva HNL Player of the Year
    Prva HNL Player of the Year
    The Prva HNL Player of the Year award is an annual association football award given by the Croatian newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija. It is awarded to the best football player who plies his trade in the Prva HNL , Croatian top flight and winners are chosen by the newspaper's sports editors...

     – To the best player in Croatian football.
  • PSAP Awards
    Greek football PSAP awards
    Greek football PSAP awards are awarded to the best of the year in Greek football. The awards are given by PSAP .-Greek Footballer of the year:1995# Giorgos Georgiadis of Panathinaikos...

     (Greece):
    • PSAP MVP & Best Goal 2006–07.
    • PSAP MVP & Best Goal 2007–08.
    • PSAP MVP & Best Goal 2008–09
      PSAP MVP & Best Goal 2008–09
      This is the list of Greek Superleague's MVP and Best goal awards winners for each matchday of the 2008-09 season. The awards are given by PSAP .-List of MVP and Best goal award winners:Matchday 1-5*Not held...

      .
    • PSAP MVP & Best Goal 2009–10
      PSAP MVP & Best Goal 2009–10
      This is the list of Greek Superleague's MVP and Best goal awards winners for each machday of the 2009-10 season. The awards are given by PSAP .-List of MVP and Best goal award winners:Matchday 1...

      .
  • PSL Awards
    PSL Awards
    The PSL awards is an awards evening held to honour South African football players, coaches and officials. It is conferred by the National Soccer League...

     (South Africa):
    • PSL Club Rookie of the Year
      PSL Club Rookie of the Year
      The Jet PSL Club Rookie of the Year in South African football is awarded to the most outstanding rookie of the season. To be considered a rookie, a player must be in his first year in the PSL. The award was established in 2001 and is sponsored by Jet....

      .
    • PSL Coach of the Season
      PSL Coach of the Season
      The PSL Coach of the season in South African football...

      .
    • PSL Footballer of the Year
      PSL Footballer of the Year
      The PSL Footballer of the Year in South African football is awarded to the most outstanding player of the season. This includes the PSL and the three major cup competitions, the MTN 8, the Telkom Knockout and the Nedbank Cup....

      .
    • PSL Goalkeeper of the Season
      PSL Goalkeeper of the Season
      The PSL Goalkeeper of the Season in South African football is awarded to the most outstanding goalkeeper of the season....

      .
    • PSL Player of the Season
      PSL Player of the Season
      The PSL Player of the Season in South African football is awarded to the most outstanding player of the season....

      .
    • PSL Players' Player of the Season
      PSL Players' Player of the Season
      The PSL Players' Player of the Season in South African football is awarded to the most outstanding player of the season. The award is decided by a vote of all the active footballers in the PSL....

      .
    • PSL Referee of the Season
      PSL Referee of the Season
      The PSL Referee of the Season in South African football is awarded to the most outstanding referee of the season....

      .
  • Rinus Michels Award
    Rinus Michels Award
    The Rinus Michels Award is an annual prize in Dutch football. It is supported by the official football coaches union...

    s (Netherlands).
  • Silver Ball
    Estonian Silverball
    The Estonian Silverball is an annual award by Estonian Football Journalists' Club, given to the footballer for the best goal scored for the Estonian national team. The award was launched in 1995. Martin Reim and Indrek Zelinski have won the award a record three times.-External links:*...

     – For the best goal scored for the Estonian national team.
  • Sportske Novosti award
    Sportske Novosti award
    Sportske Novosti award is an annual football award established in 2001 by the Croatian daily sports newspaper Sportske novosti. It is awarded to the best football player in the world on account of points won in a poll. Usually some of the world's top coaches and players are polled for this...

     – To the best player in the world (Croatia).
  • Sportske novosti Yellow Shirt award
    Sportske novosti Yellow Shirt award
    The Sportske novosti Yellow Shirt award or SN Yellow Shirt for short is an annual football award given by the only Croatian sports daily Sportske novosti...

     – To the best player in the Croatian Prva HNL.
  • Ubaldo Fillol Award
    Ubaldo Fillol Award
    The Ubaldo Fillol Award is a football award that goes to the goalkeeper with the lowest goals-to-games ratio of each tournament of the Argentine Primera División. The award was created by Argentine World Cup winning goalkeeper Ubaldo Fillol in 2008, and is named after him...

     – To the goalkeeper with the lowest goals-to-games ratio in the Argentine Primera División.
  • UEFA Best Player in Europe.
  • UEFA Cup
    UEFA Cup (trophy)
    The UEFA Cup, also known as the Coupe UEFA, is a trophy awarded annually by UEFA to the football club that wins the UEFA Europa League. Before the 2009–10 season the competition shared its name with the trophy, being also known as the UEFA Cup....

     – To the winners of the UEFA Europa League.
  • Women's Professional Soccer awards
    Annual Women's Professional Soccer awards
    Women's Professional Soccer hands out a number of yearly awards. Six were awarded from the start in 2009 and one more, the Rookie of the year award, was added in 2010....

    .
  • World Team of the 20th Century
    World Team of the 20th Century
    The World Team of the 20th Century were chosen in 1998 to comprise, as an eleven-member side divided as one goalkeeper four defenders, three midfielders, and three forwards, the best association football players of the 20th century CE....

     – An all-star squad published in 1998 and composed of some of the best players of all time.
  • Young Player of the Year
    PFAI Young Player of the Year
    The Professional Footballers' Association of Ireland Players' Young Player of the Year award is given to the footballer in the top-flight of Irish football, the League of Ireland, whom is seen to have been the best player of the previous...

     (Ireland, Republic of).

Australian rules football

  • AFL Army Award
    AFL Army Award
    From 2007 until 2009 the Australian Football League produced the AFL Army Award to recognise players who produced significant acts of bravery or selflessness to promote the cause of their team during a game...

     – To players who produce significant acts of bravery or selflessness to promote the cause of their team during a game.
  • AFL Rising Star – To a standout young player in the Australian Football League
    Australian Football League
    The Australian Football League is both the governing body and the major professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football...

    .
  • AFLPA Awards
    AFLPA Awards
    The AFL Players' Association Awards are a group of awards given annually to players in the Australian Football League, voted for by all AFL players.-Leigh Matthews Trophy:...

     – A group of awards given annually to players in the Australian Football League, voted for by all AFL players.
  • All-Australian team
    All-Australian Team
    The All-Australian Team is an all star team of Australian rules footballers, selected by a panel at the end of each season. It represents a complete team, including interchange players and a coach, of the best performed during the season....

     – An all-star team of Australian rules footballers selected by a panel at the end of each season.
  • Brownlow Medal
    Brownlow Medal
    The Chas Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal , is awarded to the "fairest and best" player in the Australian Football League during the regular season as determined by votes cast by the officiating field umpires after each game...

     – To the "fairest and best" player in the Australian Football League during the regular season as determined by votes cast by the officiating field umpires after each game.
  • Coleman Medal
    Coleman Medal
    The Coleman Medal is awarded yearly to the Australian Football League player who kicks the most goals in regular-season matches in that year...

     – To the Australian Football League player who kicks the most goals in regular-season matches in that year.
  • Goal of the Year
    Goal of the Year (Australia)
    The Goal of the Year is a competition for the best goals kicked in the VFL/AFL during that season. It is run in conjunction with the Mark of the Year competition and is currently sponsored by Panasonic. The award is also known as the Phil Manassa Medal....

     – For the best goal of the season.
  • Herald Sun Player of the Year
    Herald Sun Player of the Year
    The Herald Sun Player of the Year award is a media award for the Australian Football League given by Melbourne newspaper the Herald Sun...

     – A media award for the Australian Football League given by Melbourne newspaper the Herald Sun
    Herald Sun
    The Herald Sun is a morning tabloid newspaper based in Melbourne, Australia. It is published by The Herald and Weekly Times, a subsidiary of News Limited, itself a subsidiary of News Corporation. It is available for purchase throughout Melbourne, Regional Victoria, Tasmania, the Australian Capital...

    .
  • Jock McHale Medal
    Jock McHale Medal
    The Jock McHale Medal is an award given to the coach of the winning premiership team in the Australian Football League. It is named in honour of coaching games record-holder Jock McHale. It was first awarded in 2001, and medals were retrospectively awarded to back to 1950 .-Sources:*...

     – To the coach of the winning premiership team in the Australian Football League.
  • Leigh Matthews Trophy
    Leigh Matthews Trophy
    The Leigh Matthews Trophy is an annual award given by the AFL Players Association to the Most Valuable Player in the Australian Football League. It is named in honour of Leigh Matthews, who won the first MVP award in 1982, when the league was still known as the Victorian Football League...

     – To the most valuable player in the Australian Football League.
  • Lou Richards Medal
    Lou Richards Medal
    The Lou Richards Medal is an annual Most Valuable Player award for the Australian Football League, based on votes from the Sunday Footy Show panel each week.-History:The Lou Richards Medal is named after former Collingwood player, Lou Richards...

     – To the best player in the Australian Football League as voted on by the Sunday Footy Show panel.
  • Mark of the Year
    Mark of the Year
    The annual Mark of the Year competition is a sporting award that celebrates each season's best mark...

     – For the best mark
    Mark (Australian football)
    A mark is a skill in Australian rules football where a player cleanly catches a kicked ball that has travelled more than 15 metres without anyone else touching it or the ball hitting the ground....

     of the season. A mark is the action of a player cleanly catching a kicked ball that has travelled more than 15 metres (49 ft) without the ball hitting the ground.
  • Michael Tuck Medal
    Michael Tuck Medal
    Since 1992, the Michael Tuck Medal has been awarded to the best-and-fairest player in the AFL Pre-season Cup Final. It is named after Michael Tuck, the current AFL games record holder who played 426 senior matches for the Hawthorn Hawks between 1972 and 1991....

     – To the "fairest and best" player in the AFL Pre-season Cup Final.
  • Norm Smith Medal
    Norm Smith Medal
    The Norm Smith Medal is the award given in the AFL Grand Final to the player adjudged by an independent panel of experts to have been the best player in the match.-History:The Norm Smith Medal is named after former Melbourne player and coach, Norm Smith...

     – Given in the AFL Grand Final
    AFL Grand Final
    The AFL Grand Final is an annual Australian rules football match, traditionally held on the final Saturday in September at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia to determine the Australian Football League premiership champions for that year...

     to the player adjudged by an independent panel of experts to have been the best player in the match.

Auto racing


  • Borg-Warner Trophy
    Borg-Warner Trophy
    The Borg-Warner Trophy, named for United States automotive supplier BorgWarner, is symbolic of victory in the Indianapolis 500 automobile race...

     – To the champion of the Indianapolis 500
    Indianapolis 500
    The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, also known as the Indianapolis 500, the 500 Miles at Indianapolis, the Indy 500 or The 500, is an American automobile race, held annually, typically on the last weekend in May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana...

    .
  • Gordon Bennett Cup – A defunct trophy to be raced for annually by the automobile clubs of various countries.
  • Harley Earl Trophy.
  • Sprint Cup
    Sprint Cup (trophy)
    The Sprint Cup Trophy is the trophy presented to the championship winner of the premier series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing...

     – To the championship winner of the Sprint Cup Series of NASCAR
    NASCAR
    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is a family-owned and -operated business venture that sanctions and governs multiple auto racing sports events. It was founded by Bill France Sr. in 1947–48. As of 2009, the CEO for the company is Brian France, grandson of the late Bill France Sr...

    .
  • The Wally
    The Wally
    The Wally is the trophy awarded to winners of an NHRA national event. They have been handed out at national events starting with the 1969 NHRA race season. With an antique brass plating over a standard metal mix and a solid walnut base, the "Wally" is 18 inches tall and weighs 12 pounds...

     – To the winners of a national event of the National Hot Rod Association
    National Hot Rod Association
    The National Hot Rod Association is a drag racing governing body, which sets rules in drag racing and host events all over the United States and Canada...

    .
  • Vanderbilt Cup
    Vanderbilt Cup
    The Vanderbilt Cup was the first major trophy in American auto racing.-History:An international event, it was founded by William Kissam Vanderbilt II in 1904 and first held at a course set out in Nassau County on Long Island, New York. The announcement that the race was to be held caused...

     – The first major trophy in American auto racing.

Baseball

  • Baseball Hall of Fame
    National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
    The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of...

    .
  • Commissioner's Trophy – To the Major League Baseball
    Major League Baseball
    Major League Baseball is the highest level of professional baseball in the United States and Canada, consisting of teams that play in the National League and the American League...

     team that wins the World Series
    World Series
    The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball, played between the American League and National League champions since 1903. The winner of the World Series championship is determined through a best-of-seven playoff and awarded the Commissioner's Trophy...

    .
  • Cy Young Award
    Cy Young Award
    The Cy Young Award is an honor given annually in baseball to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball , one each for the American League and National League . The award was first introduced in 1956 by Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick in honor of Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young, who died in 1955...

     – To the best pitcher
    Pitcher
    In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the pitcher's mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter, who attempts to either make contact with the pitched ball or draw a walk. In the numbering system used to record defensive plays, the...

    s in Major League Baseball.
  • Gold Glove Award
    Rawlings Gold Glove Award
    The Rawlings Gold Glove Award, usually referred to as the Gold Glove, is the award given annually to the Major League Baseball players judged to have exhibited superior individual fielding performances at each fielding position in both the National League and the American League , as voted by the...

     – To the Major League Baseball players judged to have exhibited superior individual fielding performances at each fielding position
    Baseball positions
    There are 9 fielding positions in baseball. Each position conventionally has an associated number which is used to score putouts...

    .
  • Manager of the Year Award
    Manager of the Year Award
    In Major League Baseball, the Manager of the Year Award is an honor given annually since 1983 to the best managers in the American League and the National League . The winner is voted on by 28 members of the Baseball Writers Association of America . Each places a vote for first, second, and third...

     – To the best managers
    Manager (baseball)
    In baseball, the field manager is an individual who is responsible for matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. Managers are typically assisted by between one and six assistant coaches, whose responsibilities are specialized...

     in Major League Baseball.
  • Most Valuable Player Award – To Major League Baseball's regular-season most valuable player.
  • Olympic medalists.
  • Rookie of the Year Award – To Major League Baseball's best regular-season rookie.

Basketball

  • European awards:
    • Euroscar.
    • FIBA Europe Player of the Year Award
      FIBA Europe Player of the Year Award
      The FIBA Europe Player of the Year Award is an annual official FIBA Europe award inaugurated in the year 2005, with awards given for both men and women. The winner is a European basketball player whose performances with his or her sports club and/or national team throughout the year have reached...

      .
    • Mr. Europa
      Mr. Europa
      The Mister Europa European Player of the Year Award is an annual basketball award created in 1976 and given today by the panel of journalists of the Italian weekly magazine Superbasket. Its purpose is to praise the best European basketball player, regardless of where he plays in the world,...

      .
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
  • National Basketball Association
    National Basketball Association
    The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America. It consists of thirty franchised member clubs, of which twenty-nine are located in the United States and one in Canada...

     awards:
    • Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP.
    • NBA Coach of the Year
      NBA Coach of the Year Award
      The National Basketball Association's Coach of the Year is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1962–63 NBA season. The winner receives the Red Auerbach Trophy, which is named in honor of the head coach who led the Boston Celtics to nine NBA Championships from 1956 to 1966...

      .
    • NBA Defensive Player of the Year
      NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award
      The National Basketball Association's Defensive Player of the Year Award is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1982–83 NBA season, to the top defensive player of the regular season...

      .
    • NBA Executive of the Year
      NBA Executive of the Year Award
      The National Basketball Association's Executive of the Year Award is an annual award given since the 1972–73 NBA season, to the league's best general managers. Before 2009, the Executive of the Year is presented annually by Sporting News, although it is officially recognized by the NBA. Since then,...

      .
    • NBA Most Valuable Player
      NBA Most Valuable Player Award
      The National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1955–56 NBA season. The winner receives the Maurice Podoloff Trophy, which is named in honor of the first commissioner of the NBA who served from 1946 until his retirement...

      .
    • NBA Rookie of the Year
      NBA Rookie of the Year Award
      The National Basketball Association's Rookie of the Year Award is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1952–53 NBA season, to the top rookie of the regular season. The winner receives the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy, which is named in honor of the Philadelphia Warriors head...

      .
    • NBA Sixth Man of the Year
      NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award
      The National Basketball Association's Sixth Man of the Year Award is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1982–83 NBA season to the league's most valuable player for his team coming off the bench as a substitute . A panel of sportswriters and broadcasters from throughout...

      .
  • U.S. college basketball
    College basketball
    College basketball most often refers to the USA basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association . Basketball in the NCAA is divided into three divisions: Division I, Division II and Division III....

     awards:
    • Men and women:
      • Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award
        Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award
        The Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award is an annual college basketball award in the United States intended to honor shorter–than–average players who excel on the court despite their size. The award, named in honor of James Naismith's daughter–in–law, was established for men in 1969 and for women in 1984...

        .
      • Wooden Award
        John R. Wooden Award
        The John R. Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding men's and women's college basketball players. The program consists of the men's and women's Player of the Year awards, the Legends of Coaching award and recognizes the All–America Teams.The awards, given by the Los...

        .
      • Naismith Award
        Naismith College Player of the Year
        The Naismith College Player of the Year is an annual basketball award given by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to the top men's and women's collegiate basketball players. It is named in honor of the inventor of basketball , Dr. James Naismith....

        .
      • NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player
        NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player
        At the conclusion of the NCAA men's and women's Division I basketball championships , the Associated Press selects a Most Outstanding Player. The MOP need not be, but almost always is a member of the Championship team, especially since the third place game was eliminated after 1981...

        .
    • Women only:
      • Nancy Lieberman Award
        Nancy Lieberman Award
        The Nancy Lieberman Award, named for Basketball Hall of Fame legend Nancy Lieberman, is given annually by the Rotary Club of Detroit to the nation's top collegiate point guard in women's Division I basketball...

        .
      • Wade Trophy
        Wade Trophy
        The Wade Trophy is an award presented annually to the best women's basketball player in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I competition. It is named after three–time national champion Delta State University coach Lily Margaret Wade. The award debuted in 1978 as the first–ever...

        .
  • Women's National Basketball Association
    Women's National Basketball Association
    The Women's National Basketball Association is a women's professional basketball league in the United States. It currently is composed of twelve teams. The league was founded on April 24, 1996 as the women's counterpart to the National Basketball Association...

     awards:
    • Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award
      Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award
      The Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award is an annual Women's National Basketball Association award given since the league's inaugural season, to the player who most "exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court—ethical behavior, fair play and integrity." This is the same criterion used by the...

      .
    • WNBA Coach of the Year
      WNBA Coach of the Year Award
      The Women's National Basketball Association's Coach of the Year is an annual Women's National Basketball Association award given since the league's inaugural season. The winner is selected at the end of regular season by a panel of sportswriters from the United States, each of whom casts a vote...

      .
    • WNBA Defensive Player of the Year
      WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Award
      The Women's National Basketball Association's Defensive Player of the Year Award is an annual Women's National Basketball Association award given since the league's inaugural season, to the top defensive player of the regular season...

      .
    • WNBA Most Valuable Player
      WNBA Most Valuable Player Award
      The Women's National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player is an annual Women's National Basketball Association award given since the league's inaugural season. MVP voting takes place immediately following the regular season. The award recipient is decided by a panel of sportswriters and...

      .
    • WNBA Rookie of the Year
      WNBA Rookie of the Year Award
      The Women's National Basketball Association's Rookie of the Year Award is an annual Women's National Basketball Association award given since the 1998 WNBA season, to the top rookie of the regular season. The winner is selected by a panel of sportswriters throughout the United States, each of whom...

      .
    • WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year
      WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year Award
      The Women's National Basketball Association's Sixth Woman of the Year Award is an annual Women's National Basketball Association award given since the 2007 WNBA season to the league's most valuable player for her team coming off the bench as a substitute . A panel of sportswriters and broadcasters...

      .

Board games

  • Charles S. Roberts Award
    Charles S. Roberts Award
    The Charles S. Roberts Awards are given annually for excellence in the historical wargaming hobby. It is named after Charles S. Roberts the "Father of Wargaming" who founded Avalon Hill. The award is informally called a "Charlie" and officially called a "Charles S...

    s.
  • Deutscher Spiele Preis
    Deutscher Spiele Preis
    The Deutscher Spiele Preis is an important award for boardgames. It was started in 1990 by the German magazine "Die Pöppel-Revue", which collects votes from the industry's stores, magazines, professionals and game clubs. The results are announced every October at the Spiel game fair in Essen,...

    .
  • Origins Award
    Origins Award
    The Origins Awards are American awards for outstanding work in the game industry. They are presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design at the Origins Game Fair on an annual basis for the previous year, so the 1979 awards were given at the 1980 Origins.The Origins Award is commonly...

    s.
  • Spiel des Jahres
    Spiel des Jahres
    The Spiel des Jahres is an award for board and card games, created in 1978 with the stated purpose of rewarding excellence in game design, and promoting top-quality games in the German market. It is thought that the existence and popularity of the award is one of the major drivers of the quality...

    .

Chess

  • Grandmaster.
  • National championships.
  • World Chess Championship
    World Chess Championship
    The World Chess Championship is played to determine the World Champion in the board game chess. Men and women of any age are eligible to contest this title....

    .
  • World Junior Chess Championship
    World Junior Chess Championship
    The World Junior Chess Championship is an under-20 chess tournament organized by the World Chess Federation ....

    .

Cricket

  • Allan Border Medal
    Allan Border Medal
    The Allan Border Medal is considered to be the biggest individual prize in Australian cricket. First awarded in 2000, the medal is named after former Australian captain Allan Border and recognises the most outstanding Australian cricketer of the past season as voted by his peers, the media and...

    .
  • Cricket World Cup
    Cricket World Cup Trophy
    -History:The Prudential Cups trophy were awarded to the winners of the World Cup from 1975-1983 when Prudential plc was the primary sponsors. The trophies' designs changed when the sponsors changed until the 1999 World Cup...

     – To the winners of the Cricket World Cup
    Cricket World Cup
    The ICC Cricket World Cup is the premier international championship of men's One Day International cricket. The event is organised by the sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council , with preliminary qualification rounds leading up to a finals tournament which is held every four years...

    .
  • ICC Awards
    ICC Awards
    The ICC Awards is a set of sports awards for cricket. The awards recognise and honour the best international cricket players of the previous 12 months...

     (International Cricket Council
    International Cricket Council
    The International Cricket Council is the international governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives from England, Australia and South Africa, renamed the International Cricket Conference in 1965, and took up its current name in 1989.The...

    ).
  • The Ashes
    The Ashes
    The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. It is one of the most celebrated rivalries in international cricket and dates back to 1882. It is currently played biennially, alternately in the United Kingdom and Australia. Cricket being a summer sport, and the venues...

     – The oldest prize in international cricket, played since 1882.
  • Wisden Cricketers of the Year
    Wisden Cricketers of the Year
    The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season"...

     (Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
    Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
    Wisden Cricketers' Almanack is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom...

    ).

Figure skating

  • European Figure Skating Championships
    European Figure Skating Championships
    The European Figure Skating Championships is an annual figure skating competition in which figure skaters compete for the title of European Champion...

    .
  • Four Continents Figure Skating Championships
    Four Continents Figure Skating Championships
    The Four Continents Figure Skating Championships is an annual figure skating competition. The International Skating Union established it in 1999 to provide skaters representing non-European countries with a similar competition to the much older European Figure Skating Championships and a chance...

    .
  • United States Figure Skating Championships
    United States Figure Skating Championships
    The United States Figure Skating Championships is figure skating competition held annually to crown the national champions of the United States. The competition is sanctioned by U.S. Figure Skating. In the U.S. skating community, the event is often referred to informally as "Nationals".Skaters...

    .
  • World Figure Skating Championships
    World Figure Skating Championships
    The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual figure skating competition sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion...

    .

North America


  • Allan Cup
    Allan Cup
    The Allan Cup is the trophy awarded annually to the national senior amateur men’s ice hockey champions of Canada. It has been competed for since 1909. The current champion is the Clarenville Caribous hockey club of Newfoundland and Labrador.-History:...

    .
  • Art Ross Trophy
    Art Ross Trophy
    The Art Ross Trophy is awarded to the National Hockey League player who leads the league in scoring points at the end of the regular season. It was presented to the NHL by former player, general manager, and head coach Art Ross. The trophy has been awarded 61 times to 25 players since its inception...

    .
  • Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy
    Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy
    The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. The winner is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association after each team nominates one...

    .
  • Calder Cup
    Calder Cup
    The Calder Cup is awarded annually to the playoff champion of the American Hockey League. The trophy is the world's second oldest continuous professional ice hockey championship, having first been awarded in 1937 following the 1936-37 AHL season, and continuously being awarded every year.The cup...

    .
  • Calder Memorial Trophy
    Calder Memorial Trophy
    The Calder Memorial Trophy is an annual award given "to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League." The Rookie of the Year trophy has been awarded 79 times since its creation for the 1936–37 NHL season...

    .
  • Clarence S. Campbell Bowl
    Clarence S. Campbell Bowl
    The Clarence S. Campbell Bowl, or simply the Campbell Bowl, is a National Hockey League trophy awarded to the Western Conference playoff champions. It is named after Clarence S. Campbell, who served as President of the NHL from to . The trophy itself is constructed of sterling silver, crafted in...

    .
  • Conn Smythe Trophy
    Conn Smythe Trophy
    The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded annually to the player judged most valuable to his team during the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs. The Conn Smythe Trophy has been awarded 46 times to 40 players since the 1964–65 NHL season...

    .
  • Frank J. Selke Trophy
    Frank J. Selke Trophy
    The Frank J. Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. The winner is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association following the regular season. It has been awarded 33 times to...

    .
  • Hart Memorial Trophy
    Hart Memorial Trophy
    The Hart Memorial Trophy, originally known as the Hart Trophy, the "oldest and most prestigious individual award in hockey", is awarded annually to the "player adjudged most valuable to his team" in the National Hockey League . The Hart Memorial Trophy has been awarded 86 times to 53 different...

    .
  • Hobey Baker Award
    Hobey Baker Award
    The Hobey Baker Award is an annual award given to the top National Collegiate Athletic Association men's ice hockey player.It is named for hockey player and World War I veteran Hobey Baker, who played collegiately at Princeton University and learned the game at St...

    .
  • Jack Adams Award
    Jack Adams Award
    The Jack Adams Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League coach "adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success." It has been awarded 37 times to 32 different coaches. The winner is selected by a poll of the National Hockey League Broadcasters Association at the end of the...

    .
  • James Norris Memorial Trophy
    James Norris Memorial Trophy
    The James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's top "defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position". The James Norris Memorial Trophy has been awarded 55 times to 23 different players since its beginnings in...

    .
  • King Clancy Memorial Trophy
    King Clancy Memorial Trophy
    The King Clancy Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a significant humanitarian contribution to his community. Since the award was established in 1988, no player has won it more than...

    .
  • Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
    Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
    The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League "player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability"...

    .
  • Les Cunningham Award
    Les Cunningham Award
    The Les Cunningham Award is given annually to American Hockey League's "Most Valuable Player" of the regular season, as voted on by AHL media and players....

    .
  • Lester Patrick Trophy
    Lester Patrick Trophy
    The Lester Patrick Trophy has been presented by the National Hockey League and USA Hockey since 1966 to honor a recipient's contribution to ice hockey in the United States. It is considered a non-NHL trophy because it may be awarded to players, coaches, officials, and other personnel outside the NHL...

    .
  • Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy.
  • Memorial Cup
    Memorial Cup
    The Memorial Cup is a junior ice hockey club championship trophy awarded annually to the Canadian Hockey League champion. It is awarded following a four-team, round robin tournament between a host team and the champions of the CHL's three member leagues: the Ontario Hockey League , Quebec Major...

    .
  • NHL Plus-Minus Award.
  • Patty Kazmaier Award
    Patty Kazmaier Award
    The Patty Kazmaier Award is given to the top woman college ice hockey player in the United States. The award is presented during the women's annual ice hockey championship, the Frozen Four...

    .
  • Presidents' Trophy
    Presidents' Trophy
    The Presidents' Trophy is an award presented by the National Hockey League to the team that finishes with the most points in the league during the regular season. If two teams tie for the most points, then the trophy goes to the team with the most wins. The winning team is also awarded C$350,000...

    .
  • Prince of Wales Trophy
    Prince of Wales Trophy
    The Prince of Wales Trophy, also known as the Wales Trophy, is an award presented by the National Hockey League to the Eastern Conference playoff champions, prior to the final series of games for the Stanley Cup...

    .
  • Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award
    Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award
    The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award, officially billed as the MBNA/Mastercard Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award, is an award in ice hockey given annually to the goaltender who finished the regular season with the best save percentage in the National Hockey League . Only goaltenders who played 25...

    .
  • Stanley Cup
    Stanley Cup
    The Stanley Cup is an ice hockey club trophy, awarded annually to the National Hockey League playoffs champion after the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals. It has been referred to as The Cup, Lord Stanley's Cup, The Holy Grail, or facetiously as Lord Stanley's Mug...

    .
  • Ted Lindsay Award.
  • Turner Cup
    Turner Cup
    The Turner Cup is the championship trophy of the International Hockey League. The Cup is named for Joe Turner, a goaltender from Windsor, Ontario. Turner became professional with the Detroit Red Wings organization, and played one season with the Indianapolis Capitals in the American Hockey League...

    .
  • Vezina Trophy
    Vezina Trophy
    The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's goaltender who is "adjudged to be the best at this position". At the end of each season, the 30 General Managers of the teams in the National Hockey League vote to determine the goaltender who was the most valuable to his team...

    .
  • William M. Jennings Trophy
    William M. Jennings Trophy
    The William M. Jennings Trophy is an annual National Hockey League award given to "the goalkeeper having played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against it. Winners are selected based on regular-season play." From 1946 until 1981, the Vezina Trophy had been awarded...

    .

Lacrosse


  • Champion's Cup
    Champion's Cup
    The Champion's Cup is the trophy awarded to the playoff winners in the National Lacrosse League.-Winners:-Most Valuable Players:-Champion's Cup appearances:Only currently active teams are listed.-All-time Champion's Cup wins:...

    .
  • Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award
    Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award
    The Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award is presented annually by the USILA to the top college goaltender in NCAA Divisions I, II, and III. Johns Hopkins has won the most awards, with 14. Starting in 1990, the award has also been presented to the top women's goaltender in NCAA Divisions I, II & III....

    .
  • Founders Cup
    Founders Cup
    The Founders Cup is the championship trophy of Canada's Junior "B" lacrosse leagues. The custodial duties of this trophy fall upon the Canadian Lacrosse Association. The National Champions are determined through a round robin format with a playdown for the final in a host city...

    .
  • Jack Turnbull Award
    Jack Turnbull Award
    The "Lt. Col. J. I. Turnbull Award" — also known as the Jack Turnbull Award — is an award given to the United States' top collegiate attackman in lacrosse, named after National Lacrosse Hall of Fame alumnus Jack Turnbull. The award is given to a player in Division I, Division II, and Division...

    .
  • Les Bartley Award
    Les Bartley Award
    The Les Bartley Award is given annually to the National Lacrosse League head coach of the year. The award was simply called the Head Coach of the Year award until 2004, when the award was renamed in honour of Les Bartley, the winningest coach in NLL history....

    .
  • Les Bartley Award
    Les Bartley Award (Toronto Rock)
    The Les Bartley Award is an award given annually by the Toronto Rock lacrosse team. The award was established during the 2007 season, and is named in honour of the late Les Bartley, the former GM, head coach, and vice president of the Toronto Rock during their reign as one of the top teams in the...

     (Toronto Rock).
  • Lt. Raymond Enners Award
    Lt. Raymond Enners Award
    The Lt. Raymond Enners Award is an award given annually to the NCAA's most outstanding player in men's college lacrosse. The award is presented by the USILA and is named after Raymond Enners, who attended the United States Military Academy, class of 1967, and served in the U.S. Army during the...

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Coach of the Year Award
    Major League Lacrosse Coach of the Year Award
    The Brine Major League Lacrosse Coach of the Year Award is given annually to the best coach of the MLL. Merrill Lynch was the sponsor of the award from 2001-2003. Warrior was the sponsor from 2004 to 2006....

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Community Service Award
    Major League Lacrosse Community Service Award
    The Major League Lacrosse Starbucks Community Service Award was only given once in 2005....

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year Award
    Major League Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year Award
    Warrior Major League Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year Award is given annually to the individual judged to be, from amongst all MLL players, the best all-around defensively across a given season. Brodie Merrill has largely dominated this award, winning it a record six consecutive...

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year Award
    Major League Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year Award
    Krauter & Co. Major League Lacrosse Goaltender of the Year Award is given annually to the top goaltender of the season. Warrior sponsored the award from 2001 to 2004....

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Most Improved Player of the Year Award
    Major League Lacrosse Most Improved Player of the Year Award
    Warrior Major League Lacrosse Most Improved Player of the Year Award is given annually to the most improved player of the MLL. This award was first given in 2005....

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse MVP Award
    Major League Lacrosse MVP Award
    The Bud Light Major League Lacrosse MVP Award is awarded annually to the best performing player of Major League Lacrosse....

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year Award
    Major League Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year Award
    Warrior Major League Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year Award is given annually to the best all around offensive player of the MLL....

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Rookie of the Year Award
    Major League Lacrosse Rookie of the Year Award
    The Cascade Major League Lacrosse Rookie of the Year Award is given annually to the top first-time athlete of the season.Cascade began sponsorship of the award in 2003....

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Sportsman of the Year Award
    Major League Lacrosse Sportsman of the Year Award
    The New Balance Major League Lacrosse Sportsman of the Year Award is given annually to the best sportsman of the MLL. The award recognizes a player who has consistently demonstrated sportsmanship through tenacity, determination and fair play on the field over the course of the regular season. This...

    .
  • Major League Lacrosse Weekly Awards
    Major League Lacrosse Weekly Awards
    In the 2001 inaugural season, Major League Lacrosse named an Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week. The first recipients were Jesse Hubbard of the New Jersey Pride and Rob Doerr of the Baltimore Bayhawks ....

    .
  • Mann Cup
    Mann Cup
    The Mann Cup is the trophy awarded to the senior men's lacrosse champions of Canada. The championship series is played between the Western Lacrosse Association champion and the Major Series Lacrosse champion...

    .
  • McLaughlin Award
    McLaughlin Award
    The Lt. Donald McLaughlin Jr. Award — also known as the "Don McLaughlin Award" — has been given annually since 1973 by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association to the NCAA's most outstanding college lacrosse midfielder. The award is presented to the best midfielder in Division I,...

    .
  • Minto Cup
    Minto Cup
    The Minto Cup is awarded annually to the champion junior men's lacrosse team of Canada.It was donated in 1901 by the Governor-General, Lord Minto, and from 1901 until 1909 awarded to the senior men's champion of Canada...

    .
  • National Lacrosse League Defensive Player of the Year Award.
  • National Lacrosse League Executive of the Year Award
    National Lacrosse League Executive of the Year Award
    The Executive of the Year Award is given annually to the National Lacrosse League executive who is chosen as having the most positive impact on his or her team.-Past winners:...

    .
  • National Lacrosse League GM of the Year Award
    National Lacrosse League GM of the Year Award
    The General Manager of the Year Award is given annually to the National Lacrosse League general manager who has done the best job of ensuring his team's success.-Past winners:...

    .
  • National Lacrosse League Goaltender of the Year Award
    National Lacrosse League Goaltender of the Year Award
    The National Lacrosse League Goaltender of the Year Award is given annually to the best NLL goaltender of the year.In the 2008 season, the award was sponsored by the US Navy and was known as the "US Navy Goaltender of the Year award". In the 2007 season, it was the "Progressive National Lacrosse...

    .
  • National Lacrosse League Monthly Awards
    National Lacrosse League Monthly Awards
    In the 1994 season, the National Lacrosse League began naming a Player of the Month. The award is determined by a vote of the general managers and head coaches of the NLL teams....

    .
  • National Lacrosse League MVP Award
    National Lacrosse League MVP Award
    The Reebok National Lacrosse League Most Valuable Player Award is given annually to the NLL player who is considered to have contributed most to his team's success...

    .
  • National Lacrosse League Rookie of the Year Award.
  • National Lacrosse League Sportsmanship Award
    National Lacrosse League Sportsmanship Award
    The National Lacrosse League Sportsmanship Award is given annually to a NLL player. It "honors the combination of character and performance" shown by a player.-Past winners:...

    .
  • National Lacrosse League Weekly Awards
    National Lacrosse League Weekly Awards
    In the 1994 season, the National Lacrosse League began naming a Player of the Week. The first recipient was Buffalo Bandits legend John Tavares....

    .
  • Presidents Cup
    Presidents Cup (box lacrosse)
    The Presidents Cup is the National Senior level box lacrosse championship for the Canadian Lacrosse Association. The Championship is annual and awards a "Gold", "Silver", and "Bronze" placing. The skill levels have been adjusted in recent years, Senior "B" teams from across Canada now compete for...

    .
  • Schmeisser Award
    Schmeisser Award
    The William C. Schmeisser Award is an award given annually to the NCAA's most outstanding defenseman in men's college lacrosse. The award is presented by the USILA and is named after William C. "Father Bill" Schmeisser, a player and coach for Johns Hopkins University in the early 1900s. ...

    .
  • Steinfeld Cup
    Steinfeld Cup
    The Steinfeld Cup is the trophy given annually to the winners ofthe New Balance Major League Lacrosse Championship. It is named after MLL founder Jake Steinfeld...

    .
  • Tewaaraton Trophy
    Tewaaraton Trophy
    The Tewaaraton Trophy is an award given annually, since 2001, to the most outstanding American college lacrosse player. It is the lacrosse equivalent of football's Heisman Trophy. The trophy is presented by the Greater Washington Sports Alliance and the University Club of Washington, D.C...

    .
  • Tom Borrelli Award
    Tom Borrelli Award
    The Tom Borrelli Award is presented by the National Lacrosse League to "the league's most outstanding newspaper writer or columnist". The award is named for Tom Borrelli , a writer for The Buffalo News who covered the Buffalo Bandits from the team's inception in 1992 to his death in 2008...

    .

Olympic medalists



  • Alpine skiing.
  • Archery.
  • Athletics: men and women.
  • Badminton.
  • Baseball.
  • Basketball.
  • Biathlon.
  • Bobsleigh.
  • Boxing.
  • Canoeing: men and women.
  • Cross-country skiing.
  • Curling.
  • Cycling: men and women.
  • Diving.
  • Equestrian.
  • Fencing: men and women.
  • Field hockey.
  • Figure skating.
  • Football.
  • Freestyle skiing.
  • Gymnastics: men and women.
  • Handball: men and women.
  • Ice hockey.
  • Judo.
  • Luge.
  • Modern pentathlon.
  • Nordic combined.
  • Rowing: men and women.
  • Sailing.
  • Shooting.
  • Short track speed skating.
  • Skeleton.
  • Ski jumping.
  • Snowboarding.
  • Softball.
  • Speed skating.
  • Swimming: men and women.
  • Synchronized swimming.
  • Table tennis.
  • Taekwondo.
  • Tennis.
  • Triathlon.
  • Volleyball.
  • Water polo.
  • Weightlifting.
  • Wrestling: freestyle and Greco-Roman.

Paralympic medalists



Quizbowl

  • Carper Award.
  • Meredith Cup
    Meredith Cup
    The Robert Meredith Cup is awarded to the winner of the Academic Competition Federation quizbowl championship since 2001. Predecessor tournaments include the National Invitational Tournament held in the early 1980s and the All-American Invitational Tournament held in the late 1990s...

     – To the winner of the Academic Competition Federation
    Academic Competition Federation
    ACF is one of the major formats of collegiate quizbowl. The name refers to two related things:*The actual organization, founded as the Academic Competition Foundation in 1991, which changed its name to the Academic Competition Federation in 1997 and presently continues to run a national...

     quizbowl championship.

Rugby union


  • Club trophies:
    • European:
      • Heineken Cup
        Heineken Cup
        The Heineken Cup is one of two annual rugby union competitions organised by European Rugby Cup involving leading club, regional and provincial teams from the six International Rugby Board countries in Europe whose national teams compete in the Six Nations Championship: England, France, Ireland,...

         – A competition involving leading club, regional, and provincial teams from England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales.
      • European Challenge Cup
        European Challenge Cup
        The European Challenge Cup, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Amlin Challenge Cup, is one of two annual rugby union competitions organised by European Rugby Cup. The cup was known as the Parker Pen Shield from 2001 to 2003 and Parker Pen Challenge Cup from 2003 to 2005. The European...

         – The second-tier competition to the Heineken Cup.
      • European Shield
        European Shield
        The European Shield was a reprechage tournament for teams knocked out in the first round of the European Challenge Cup in 2002-03 and 2003-04. The name "European Shield" had previously been used for the now renamed European Challenge Cup....

         – A defunct reprechage tournament for teams knocked out in the first round of the European Challenge Cup.
    • France:
      • Bouclier de Brennus
        Bouclier de Brennus
        The Bouclier de Brennus, or Brennus Shield in English, is a trophy awarded to the winners of the French rugby union domestic league.The shield was not named, as it is often believed, after the famous Gallic warrior Brennus but rather artist Charles Brennus, co-founder of the USFSA, the original...

         – To the champions of the Top 14 league.
    • Great Britain and Ireland:
      • Anglo-Welsh Cup – A cup competition for English and Welsh top-level club teams.
      • British and Irish Cup
        British and Irish Cup
        The British and Irish Cup is a semi-professional northern hemisphere rugby union competition. It took place for the first time in the 2009/10 season...

         – A cup competition for British and Irish semi-pro club teams.
    • New Zealand:
      • ITM Cup – New Zealand's annual professional domestic competition.
      • Meads Cup
        Meads Cup
        The Meads Cup is a rugby cup named after the All Black Colin Meads. It is a cup played for in New Zealand between provincial rugby teams. The Meads Cup is played for during the Heartland Championship...

         – A cup played for between provincial teams during the Heartland Championship
        Heartland Championship
        The Heartland Championship New Zealand Division One competition, known for sponsorship reasons as the AA Rewards Heartland Championship, is a domestic rugby union competition in New Zealand. It was founded in 2006 as one of two successor competitions to the country's former domestic competition,...

        , the second-tier domestic league.
      • Lochore Cup
        Heartland Championship
        The Heartland Championship New Zealand Division One competition, known for sponsorship reasons as the AA Rewards Heartland Championship, is a domestic rugby union competition in New Zealand. It was founded in 2006 as one of two successor competitions to the country's former domestic competition,...

         – The secondary trophy in the Heartland Championship.
      • Ranfurly Shield
        Ranfurly Shield
        The Ranfurly Shield, colloquially known as the Log o' Wood, is a trophy in New Zealand's domestic rugby union competition. First played for in 1904, the Ranfurly Shield is based on a challenge system, rather than a league or knockout competition as with most football trophies...

         – A trophy between provincial teams.
    • South Africa:
      • Currie Cup
        Currie Cup
        The Currie Cup tournament is South Africa's premier domestic rugby union competition, played each winter and spring , featuring teams representing either entire provinces or substantial regions within provinces...

         – South Africa's premier domestic competition.
    • Southern Hemisphere:
      • Super Rugby Trophy – To the winners of the Super Rugby competition.
  • International two-team challenge trophies:
    • Contested in the Six Nations
      Six Nations Championship
      The Six Nations Championship is an annual international rugby union competition involving six European sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales....

      :
      • Calcutta Cup
        Calcutta Cup
        The Calcutta Cup is a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between England and Scotland. It is currently England's since the 2009 Six Nations Championship....

         – England and Scotland.
      • Centenary Quaich
        Centenary Quaich
        The Centenary Quaich is an international rugby union award contested annually by Ireland and Scotland as part of the Six Nations Championship.In total, the two countries have played each other on 122 occasions with Scotland winning on sixty-four occasions, Ireland on fifty-five, and five draws...

         – Ireland and Scotland.
      • Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy
        Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy
        The Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy is a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between France and Italy....

         – France and Italy.
      • Millennium Trophy
        Millennium Trophy
        The Millennium Trophy is a rugby union award contested annually by Ireland and England as part of the Six Nations Championship. It was initiated in 1988 as part of Dublin's millennial celebrations...

         – England and Ireland.
      • England and France have no official trophy, but their matches are popularly known as Le Crunch.
    • Contested in the Tri Nations:
      • Bledisloe Cup
        Bledisloe Cup
        Rugby Union's Bledisloe Cup is contested by the Australia national rugby union team and New Zealand national rugby union team. It is named after Lord Bledisloe, the former Governor-General of New Zealand who donated the trophy in 1931. The trophy was designed in New Zealand by Nelson Isaac, and...

         – Australia and New Zealand, also contested once a year outside the Tri Nations.
      • Freedom Cup
        Freedom Cup
        The Freedom Cup is a minor international rugby union trophy contested between South Africa and New Zealand, during the Tri Nations tournament and its successor, The Rugby Championship. It was first contested in 2004 , in a one-off test. The game, played at Ellis Park, Johannesburg was won 40-26 by...

         – New Zealand and South Africa.
      • Mandela Challenge Plate
        Mandela Challenge Plate
        The Nelson Mandela Challenge Plate is a rugby union trophy contested between Australia and South Africa. It is named after South Africa's first post-apartheid president, Nelson Mandela....

         – Australia and South Africa.
    • Other trophies:
      • Antim Cup
        Antim Cup
        The Antim Cup is contested between the rugby union teams of Romania and Georgia . It is named after the Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan Anthim the Iberian, who came from Georgia....

         – Georgia and Romania.
      • Cook Cup
        Cook Cup
        The Cook Cup is a rugby union trophy that is contested between Australia and England. Australia won the first ever Cook Cup match against England. The cup was established in 1997 when the Wallabies and England contracted to play each other bi-annually for a decade, playing matches on a home and...

         – Australia and England.
      • Dave Gallaher Trophy
        Dave Gallaher Trophy
        The Dave Gallaher Trophy is a rugby union trophy, contested between France and New Zealand and named after Dave Gallaher, the famous 1905–06 All Black captain who was killed in Belgium during World War I.-History:...

         – France and New Zealand.
      • Elgon Cup
        Elgon Cup
        The Elgon Cup is contested between the rugby union teams of Kenya and Uganda. The men's and women's teams of these countries each compete annually for their respective cups on a Home-and-Away basis...

         – Kenya and Uganda.
      • Hillary Shield
        Hillary Shield
        The Hillary Shield is contested between New Zealand and at rugby union and the first match was played on 29 November 2008 at Twickenham Stadium, London....

         – England and New Zealand.
      • Hopetoun Cup
        Hopetoun Cup
        The Hopetoun Cup was established as a perpetual rugby union trophy between Australia and Scotland in 1998. In the spirit of the link between the two countries, it is named after the Seventh Earl of Hopetoun, a Scotsman, who, as the then Governor-General of Australia, presided over the Federation...

         – Australia and Scotland.
      • James Bevan Trophy
        James Bevan Trophy
        The James Bevan Trophy is a rugby union trophy which was created in 2007, and named after James Bevan, the Welsh Australian who was the first ever captain of the Wales rugby union team. The trophy was established after a decision on 10 May 2007 by the Welsh and Australian rugby unions to celebrate...

         – Australia and Wales.
      • Lansdowne Cup
        Lansdowne Cup
        The Lansdowne Cup is a rugby union trophy. Established in 1999, the cup was donated to the Australian Rugby Union by the Lansdowne Club of Sydney as a perpetual trophy between Australia and Ireland. Like the Lansdowne Club, the cup is named after Dublin's famous rugby ground and was designed and...

         – Australia and Ireland.
      • Prince William Cup
        Prince William Cup
        The Prince William Cup was created in 2007 by the Welsh Rugby Union and celebrates 100 years of rugby union history between Wales and South Africa...

         – South Africa and Wales.
      • Puma Trophy
        Puma Trophy
        The Puma Trophy was established as a perpetual trophy between the Argentina and Australian rugby union nations, the trophy is a bronzed statue of a Puma. Argentina and Australia first played against each other in 1979.Australia won the trophy in 2000...

         – Argentina and Australia.
      • Tom Richards Trophy
        Tom Richards Trophy
        The Tom Richards Trophy is an international rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of British and Irish Lions vs. Australia test series. It was commissioned for the 2001 British Lions tour to Australia and the inaugural winner was Australia, who won the series 2-1. This was the first time that...

         – Australia and the British and Irish Lions.
      • Trophée des Bicentenaires
        Trophée des Bicentenaires
        To celebrate the bi-centenaries of Australia and of the French Revolution, in 1988 and 1989 respectively, the French Rugby Union donated the Trophée des Bicentenaires to be played in perpetuity between the two countries. It is a bronze sculpture featuring two players in a tackle. Although the...

         – Australia and France.
  • IRB Awards
    IRB Awards
    The IRB Awards are given out annually by the International Rugby Board, the worldwide governing body for rugby union, for major achievement in the sport. They were first awarded in 2001...

     (includes two awards given by the International Rugby Players' Association as part of the awards program):
    • IRB Development Award.
    • IRB International Coach of the Year
      IRB International Coach of the Year
      The IRB International Coach of the Year is awarded by the International Rugby Board in the autumn each year.-List of winners:* 2001: Rod Macqueen * 2002: Bernard Laporte * 2003: Clive Woodward * 2004: Jake White * 2005: Graham Henry...

      .
    • IRB International Player of the Year
      IRB International Player of the Year
      IRB Player of the Year is an accolade awarded annually by the International Rugby Board. It is awarded to the player who is adjudged to have been the best performer in rugby union internationals in the preceding season IRB Player of the Year is an accolade awarded annually by the International...

      .
    • IRB International Sevens Player of the Year
      IRB International Sevens Player of the Year
      The IRB International Sevens Player of the Year is awarded by the International Rugby Board in the autumn each year. It was first awarded in 2004.-List of winners:* 2004: Simon Amor * 2005: Orene Ai’i * 2006: Uale Mai * 2007: Afeleke Pelenise...

      .
    • IRB International Team of the Year
      IRB International Team of the Year
      The IRB International Team of the Year is awarded by the International Rugby Board in the autumn each year.-List of winners:* 2001: * 2002: * 2003: * 2004: * 2005: * 2006: * 2007: * 2008: * 2009: * 2010: * 2011: -List of other IRB Awards:...

      .
    • IRB International Women's Personality of the Year.
    • IRB Junior Player of the Year
      IRB Junior Player of the Year
      The IRB Junior Player of the Year is an accolade awarded annually by the International Rugby Board. It is awarded to the player of the tournament in that year's Under 20 World Cup. It replaces the now defunct U21 Player of the Year and the U19 Player of the Year. Three of the four winners of this...

      .
    • IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service.
    • IRB Spirit of Rugby Award.
    • IRPA Special Merit Award.
    • IRPA Try of the Year.
  • Melrose Cup
    Melrose Cup
    The Melrose Cup is the main prize of the Rugby World Cup Sevens. The trophy is named after the town of Melrose, Scotland, the birthplace of rugby sevens. The trophy has been presented to the winner of the world cup since the inaugural tournament in 1993. The only teams to have held the trophy are...

     – To the winners of the Rugby World Cup Sevens
    Rugby World Cup Sevens
    The Rugby World Cup Sevens is the premier international Rugby sevens competition. The event is organised by the sport's governing body, the International Rugby Board , and is contested by the men's national sevens teams every four years. The inaugural tournament was held in 1993 in Scotland, the...

    .
  • Webb Ellis Cup
    Webb Ellis Cup
    The Webb Ellis Cup is the trophy awarded to the winner of the Rugby World Cup. The Cup is named after William Webb Ellis, who is often credited as the inventor of rugby football. The trophy is silver gilt and has been presented to the winner of the Rugby World Cup since the first competition in 1987...

     – To the winners of the Rugby World Cup
    Rugby World Cup
    The Rugby World Cup is an international rugby union competition organised by the International Rugby Board and held every four years since 1987....

    .

Tennis

  • Grand Slam
    Grand Slam (tennis)
    The four Major tennis tournaments, also called the Slams, are the most important tennis events of the year in terms of world tour ranking points, tradition, prize-money awarded, strength and size of player field, and public attention. They are the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and...

     trophies:
    • Australian Open
      Australian Open
      The Australian Open is the only Grand Slam tennis tournament held in the southern hemisphere. The tournament was held for the first time in 1905 and was last contested on grass in 1987. Since 1972 the Australian Open has been held in Melbourne, Victoria. In 1988, the tournament became a hard court...

      .
    • French Open.
    • US Open.
    • Wimbledon
      The Championships, Wimbledon
      The Championships, Wimbledon, or simply Wimbledon , is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, considered by many to be the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London since 1877. It is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the other three Majors...

      .
  • World championship trophies:
    • Davis Cup
      Davis Cup
      The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men's tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation and is contested between teams of players from competing countries in a knock-out format. The competition began in 1900 as a challenge between Britain and the United States. By...

      .
    • Fed Cup
      Fed Cup
      Fed Cup is the premier team competition in women's tennis, launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the International Tennis Federation...

      .
    • Hopman Cup
      Hopman Cup
      The Hopman Cup is an annual international team tennis tournament held in Perth, Western Australia in early January each year, which plays mixed teams on a country by country basis...

      .

Video games

  • Interactive Achievement Awards (Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
    Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
    The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences , founded in 1996, is a non-profit organization that promotes computer and video game entertainment with the annual D.I.C.E. Summit event, where its Interactive Achievement Awards ceremony has been held annually since 1998...

    ).
  • Justin Scheierl Gamer Award.
  • Spike Video Game Awards (Spike).

Other games and sports

  • America's Cup
    America's Cup
    The America’s Cup is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two yachts. One yacht, known as the defender, represents the yacht club that currently holds the America's Cup and the second yacht, known as the challenger, represents the yacht club that is challenging...

     – The oldest active trophy in international sport, founded in 1851.
  • Biathlon World Championships
    Biathlon World Championships
    The first Biathlon World Championships was held in 1958, with individual and team contests for men. The number of events has grown significantly over the years. Beginning in 1984, women biathletes had their own World Championships, and finally, from 1989, both genders have been participating in...

    .
  • Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame
    Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame
    This is the list of people inducted into the Billiard Congress of America's hall of fame. Many of these were inducted based on their excellence as world-class players , while others were inducted for their contributions to the game or the billiards industry .The year of induction is listed after...

    .
  • Boston Marathon
    Boston Marathon
    The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon hosted by the U.S. city of Boston, Massachusetts, on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April. Begun in 1897 and inspired by the success of the first modern-day marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics, the Boston Marathon is the world's oldest...

    .
  • Callahan MVP Award (Ultimate
    Ultimate (sport)
    Ultimate is a sport played with a 175 gram flying disc. The object of the game is to score points by passing the disc to a player in the opposing end zone, similar to an end zone in American football or rugby...

    ).
  • Commonwealth Games
    Commonwealth Games
    The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and takes place every four years....

    .
  • FIS Alpine Ski World Cup.

Humanitarianism, international relations, and service


  • Albert Medal – For distinguished merit in promoting arts, manufactures, and commerce (Royal Society of Arts).
  • Alphonse Fletcher, Sr. Fellowship – For contributions to civil rights (Fletcher Foundation
    Fletcher Foundation
    The Fletcher Foundation is a nonprofit foundation that supports civil rights and environmental education. It was created with a $50 million endowment in 2004 by New York financier and philanthropist Alphonse Fletcher, Jr....

    ).
  • Benjamin Franklin Medal – For Anglo-American cooperation (Royal Society of Arts).
  • Brandeis Award
    Brandeis Award (privacy)
    The Brandeis Award given by Privacy International recognizes "those who have done exemplary work to protect and champion privacy." Privacy International also gives the Big Brother Award to those organizations perceived as major threats to privacy. The Brandeis Award given by Privacy International...

     – Pro-privacy.
  • Charlemagne Prize.
  • Community of Christ International Peace Award
    Community of Christ International Peace Award
    The Community of Christ International Peace Award was established to honor and bring attention to the work of peacemaking and peacemakers in the world...

    .
  • Freedom Award
    Freedom Award
    The International Rescue Committee bestows its Freedom Award for extraordinary contributions to the cause of refugees and human freedom. According to the IRC, "The Freedom Award reveals the remarkable ability of an individual to shape history and change for the better a world moving toward freedom...

    .
  • Gandhi Peace Prize
    Gandhi Peace Prize
    The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is awarded annually by the Government of India.As a tribute to the ideals espoused by Gandhi, the Government of India launched the International Gandhi Peace Prize in 1995 on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Mahatma...

    .
  • Herder Prize
    Herder Prize
    The Herder Prize, established in 1963 and named for Johann Gottfried von Herder, was a prestigious international prize dedicated to the promotion of scientific, art and literature relations, and presented to scholars and artists from Central and Southeastern Europe whose life and work have improved...

     – Promotion of art and scientific relations in Central and Southeastern Europe.
  • Ho-Am Prize in Community Service
    Ho-Am Prize in Community Service
    Winners of the Ho-Am Prize in Community Service:* 1991: Kee-Ryo Chang* 1992: Eul-Hee Yu* 1993: Yong-Sung Kim* 1994: Im-Soon Kim* 1995: Kyong-Jae Lee* 1996: Lois F. Linton* 1997: Bok-Kyu Yang* 1998: Sun Tae Kim* 1999: Marianne Stoeger* 2000: Heide G...

    .
  • Human Rights Medal (Australia)
    Human Rights Medal (Australia)
    The Human Rights Medal is awarded by the Australian Human Rights Commission each year. It was established in 1987 by the then Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission to recognise the "contribution to Australian society of a wide variety of men and women committed to issues of human rights,...

    .
  • Indira Gandhi Prize
    Indira Gandhi Prize
    The Indira Gandhi Prize or the Indira Gandhi Peace Prize or the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development is the prestigious award accorded annually by India to individuals or organizations in recognition of creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a...

    .
  • International Peace Prize (World Peace Council
    World Peace Council
    The World Peace Council is an international organization that advocates universal disarmament, sovereignty and independence and peaceful co-existence, and campaigns against imperialism, weapons of mass destruction and all forms of discrimination...

    ).
  • Jefferson Awards for Public Service
    Jefferson Awards for Public Service
    Jefferson Awards for Public Service were created in 1972 by the American Institute for Public Service as "a Nobel Prize for community and public service".-American Institute for Public Service:...

    .
  • Joliot-Curie Gold Medal of Peace (World Peace Council
    World Peace Council
    The World Peace Council is an international organization that advocates universal disarmament, sovereignty and independence and peaceful co-existence, and campaigns against imperialism, weapons of mass destruction and all forms of discrimination...

    ).
  • Lenin Peace Prize
    Lenin Peace Prize
    The International Lenin Peace Prize was the Soviet Union's equivalent to the Nobel Peace Prize, named in honor of Vladimir Lenin. It was awarded by a panel appointed by the Soviet government, to notable individuals whom the panel indicated had "strengthened peace among peoples"...

    .
  • Leo J. Ryan Award
    Leo J. Ryan Award
    The Leo J. Ryan Award was established by the Leo J. Ryan Education Foundation in honor of Congressman Leo J. Ryan; the only United States Congressman to be killed in the line of duty. He was assassinated in Guyana, while investigating Jonestown and The Peoples Temple. Ryan was posthumously awarded...

     – In honor and memory of the only member of Congress to be killed in the line of duty, Leo Ryan
    Leo Ryan
    Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He served as a U.S. Representative from California's 11th congressional district from 1973 until he was murdered in Guyana by members of the Peoples Temple shortly before the Jonestown Massacre in 1978.After the Watts Riots...

    .
  • Library of Congress Living Legend
    Library of Congress Living Legend
    A Library of Congress Living Legend is someone recognized by the Library of Congress for his or her creative contributions to American life. Those honored include artists, writers, activists, film makers, physicians, entertainers, sports figures, and public servants.-Partial list of honorees:*...

    .
  • MacArthur Fellows Program
    MacArthur Fellows Program
    The MacArthur Fellows Program or MacArthur Fellowship is an award given by the John D. and Catherine T...

    .
  • Man of the Year/Person of the Year (Time Magazine).
  • Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership – $5 million award for African heads of state for development achievement.
  • Nansen Refugee Award
    Nansen Refugee Award
    The Nansen Refugee Award formerly known as the Nansen Medal is given annually by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to individuals or groups in recognition of outstanding service to the cause of refugees. It is one of the most prestigious awards in the United Nations system...

    .
  • Nobel Peace Prize
    Nobel Peace Prize
    The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel.-Background:According to Nobel's will, the Peace Prize shall be awarded to the person who...

     (Parliament of Norway).
  • Otto Hahn Peace Medal
    Otto Hahn Peace Medal
    The Otto Hahn Peace Medal in Gold is named after the German nuclear chemist and 1944 Nobel Laureate Otto Hahn, an honorary citizen of Berlin....

     in Gold (United Nations Association of Germany and the Governing Mayor of Berlin
    Governing Mayor of Berlin
    The Governing Mayor of Berlin is the head of government in the city-state of Berlin, one of the States of Germany. It is the equivalent of the Ministers-President of the other German states except the two other city-states of Hamburg and Bremen, where the heads of government are called "First...

    ).
  • Pearson Medal of Peace
    Pearson Medal of Peace
    The Pearson Medal of Peace is an award given out annually by the United Nations Association in Canada to recognize an individual Canadian's "contribution to international service". Nominations are made by any Canadian for any Canadian, excluding self-nominations. The award is named in honour of...

    .
  • Queen's Golden Jubilee Award for Voluntary Service by Groups in the Community
    Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
    The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, also known as the The Queen's Golden Jubilee Award for Voluntary Service by Groups in the Community is an annual award given to groups in the voluntary sector of the United Kingdom. Winning groups are announced in the London Gazette on 2 June each year, the...

    .
  • Ramon Magsaysay Award
    Ramon Magsaysay Award
    The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in government, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society. The Ramon Magsaysay Award is often considered Asia's Nobel...

     – For achievement by Asians.
  • Right Livelihood Award.
  • Sakharov Prize
    Sakharov Prize
    The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, was established in December 1988 by the European Parliament as a means to honour individuals or organisations who have dedicated their lives to the defence of human rights and freedom of thought...

     – For human rights
    Human rights
    Human rights are "commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being." Human rights are thus conceived as universal and egalitarian . These rights may exist as natural rights or as legal rights, in both national...

     and freedom of thought
    Freedom of thought
    Freedom of thought is the freedom of an individual to hold or consider a fact, viewpoint, or thought, independent of others' viewpoints....

    .
  • Spingarn Medal
    Spingarn Medal
    The Spingarn Medal is awarded annually by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for outstanding achievement by an African American....

     – For achievement by Black Americans.
  • Takeda Awards
    Takeda Awards
    The Takeda Foundation, is an organisation based in Japan. In 2001 it launched an annual awards program, which presented awards accompanied by 100 million yen under the categories social/economic well-being, individual/humanity well-being, and world environmental well-being.- Social/Economic...

    .
  • Templeton Prize
    Templeton Prize
    The Templeton Prize is an annual award presented by the Templeton Foundation. Established in 1972, it is awarded to a living person who, in the estimation of the judges, "has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life's spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical...

    .
  • Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize
    Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize
    The Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize is a human rights award established in the memory of the Norwegian human right activist, Thorolf Rafto.-Organization:...

    .
  • U Thant Peace Award
    U Thant Peace Award
    The U Thant Peace Award was created by Sri Chinmoy: The Peace Meditation at the UnitedNations, after U Thant's death.First offered in 1982, the award is given to individuals and organizations who have exemplified the lofty spiritual ideals of the late United Nations Secretary-General U Thant and...

     – To individuals or organizations for accomplishments toward the attainment of world peace.
  • Vision for Europe Award
    Vision for Europe Award
    The Vision for Europe Award is an honour that has been bestowed annually since 1995 by the non-profit Edmond Israel Foundation in "recognition of outstanding achievements in taking Europe into the future."...

     – For "outstanding achievements in taking Europe into the future" (Edmond Israel Foundation).
  • Wateler Peace Prize
    Wateler Peace Prize
    The Wateler Peace Prize is awarded annually by the Dutch Carnegie Foundation and is named for J.G.D. Wateler who, upon his death on 22 July 1927 "bequeathed his estate to the Dutch State, under the proviso that the annual revenue accruing from it should be expended upon the awarding of a prize to...

     (Carnegie Foundation).
  • Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service (Wilson Center
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars , located in Washington, D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial that was established as part of the Smithsonian Institution by an act of Congress in 1968...

     of the Smithsonian Institution).

Scouting



  • Bronze Award (Girl Scouts of the USA).
  • Chief Scout's Award (Scouts Canada).
  • Cornwell Decoration.
  • Crown Scout
    Crown Scout
    The Crown Scout rank is the highest a Boy Scout can achieve in many non-English Scouting organizations, e.g., in the Netherlands , and in Belgium...

     (Belgium).
  • Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
    Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
    The Distinguished Eagle Scout Award is a distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America . It is awarded to an Eagle Scout for distinguished service in his profession and to his community for a period of at least 25 years after attaining the level of Eagle Scout...

    .
  • Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America)
    Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America)
    Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America . A Scout who attains this rank is called an Eagle Scout or Eagle. Since its introduction in 1911, the Eagle Scout rank has been earned by more than 2 million young men...

    .
  • Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of the Philippines)
    Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of the Philippines)
    Eagle Scout is the highest rank awarded to a Senior Scout in the Boy Scouts of the Philippines . To be awarded the rank, a Scout must lead in planning and doing two community service projects and earn a total of 21 merit badges consisting of 15 required merit badges and 2 specialist ratings...

    .
  • Explorer Belt
    Explorer Belt
    The Explorer Belt is an award in many Scouting organisations which promotes adventure and self-reliance in an international context.While specific rules on the award vary from one organisation to another, it is generally for older members of the Scout Movement and requires a group of Scouts to...

    .
  • Gold Award (Girl Scouts of the USA).
  • King's Scout (Malaysia).
  • King's Scout (Thailand).
  • Pramuka Garuda (Eagle Scout, Indonesia).
  • Queen's Scout
    Queen's Scout
    The Queen's Scout Award is the highest youth award achievable in the Scouting movement in several countries. It is awarded in realms of the Commonwealth, including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand where the Scouts operate under the ceremonial leadership of the monarch.The...

    .
  • Queen's Venturer Award
    Queen's Venturer Award
    The Queen's Venturer Award is the highest Scouting proficiency award for youth members in Scouts Canada that can be regularly awarded, as the Amory Adventure Award is only awarded to one Venturer Company each year. When the Scout program was divided into Scouts and Venturers the highest award, the...

    .
  • Silver Award (Boy Scouts of America)
    Silver Award (Boy Scouts of America)
    The Silver Award is the highest award in the Venturing program of the Boy Scouts of America. It requires Venturers to first earn one of five Bronze Awards, earn the Gold Award, have one year's tenure in a crew, and fulfill requirements relating to emergency preparedness, leadership skills, and...

    .
  • Silver Award (Girl Scouts of the USA).
  • Tiger Scout (Korea Scout Association)
    Tiger Scout (Korea Scout Association)
    The Tiger Scout is the highest rank and award a Scout or Venture Scout can achieve in the Korea Scout Association.The Tiger Scout Association of Korea is the organization of the members who have achieved the Tiger Scout award....

    .

Humanities


  • Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize
    Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize
    The is an award established by Fukuoka City and the Yokatopia Foundation to honor the outstanding work of individuals or organizations in preserving or creating Asian culture...

    .
  • Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award
    Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award
    The Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award is awarded annually by the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust. It is considered the top award for research on the African continent.-In Memory of Harry Oppenheimer:...

    .
  • Ho-Am Prize in the Arts
    Ho-Am Prize in the Arts
    The Ho-Am Prize is a Korean annual award awarded to "those who have made outstanding contributions to the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind," often referred to as the Korean equivalent of the Nobel Prize....

    .
  • Holberg International Memorial Prize
    Holberg International Memorial Prize
    The Holberg International Memorial Prize was established in 2003 by the government of Norway with the objective of increasing awareness of the value of academic scholarship within the arts, humanities, social sciences, law and theology, either within one of these fields or through interdisciplinary...

    .
  • Kennedy Center Honors
    Kennedy Center Honors
    The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture. The Honors have been presented annually since 1978 in Washington, D.C., during gala weekend-long events which culminate in a performance for—and...

     – List of recipients (United States).
  • Kluge Prize
    Kluge Prize
    The John W. Kluge Prize for the Study of Humanity is awarded for lifetime achievement in the humanistic and social sciences to celebrate the importance of the Intellectual Arts for the public interest.-Overview:...

    .
  • Konrad Adenauer Research Award – For Canadian scholars in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Salimbeni Prize
    Salimbeni Prize
    The Salimbeni Prize is awarded by the Fondazione Salimbeni per le Arti Figurative of San Severino Marche to honour excellence in the writing of art history on an Italian subject...

     – For a book in the field of art history.
  • Wolf Prize in Arts
    Wolf Prize in Arts
    The Wolf Prize in Arts is awarded once a year by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation, and has been awarded since 1981; the others are in Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics, awarded since 1978...

    .

Architecture


  • AIA Gold Medal
    AIA Gold Medal
    The AIA Gold Medal is awarded by the American Institute of Architects conferred "by the national AIA Board of Directors in recognition of a significant body of work of lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture."...

    .
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Architecture.
  • Heinrich Tessenow Medal
    Heinrich Tessenow Medal
    The Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal is a prize established in 1963 by the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. of Hamburg in honour of Heinrich Tessenow, organised and awarded annually by the Heinrich-Tessenow-Gesellschaft e.V....

    .
  • LEAF Award
    LEAF Award
    The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards is an annual international architectural prize. It recognises innovative architectural design that sets the benchmark for the international architectural community of the next generation....

    .
  • Prémio Valmor (Portugal).
  • Pritzker Architecture Prize.
  • Stirling Prize
    Stirling Prize
    The Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize is a British prize for excellence in architecture. It is named after the architect James Stirling, organised and awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects...

    .

Arts

  • Abd-el-Tif prize
    Abd-el-Tif prize
    The Abd-el-Tif prize was an award for painter artists. Decreed on contest, it was created in 1907 under the impulse of Leonce Bénédite, conservative of the Museum of Luxembourg and Claude Jonnart, general governor of Algeria, in order to make it possible to young talented artists to remain one year...

    .
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Painting.
  • Archibald Prize
    Archibald Prize
    The Archibald Prize is regarded as the most important portraiture prize in Australia. It was first awarded in 1921 after a bequest from J. F. Archibald, the editor of The Bulletin who died in 1919...

     – Australia's premier portraiture award.
  • Artist Foundation of San Antonio
    Artist Foundation of San Antonio
    The Artist Foundation of San Antonio, co-founded in 2005 by Bettie Ward and Patricia Pratchett, is a non-profit organization which gives San Antonio, Texas artists grants up to $12,500 annually. The Foundation is a subsidiary of ARTS San Antonio and distinguishes itself in that it supports...

    .
  • Beck's Futures
    Beck's Futures
    Beck's Futures was a British art prize founded by London's Institute of Contemporary Arts and sponsored by Beck's beer given to contemporary artists....

    .
  • Bungeishunjū Manga Award
    Bungeishunju Manga Award
    The was an annual award established in 1955 and given out by Bungeishunjū in Japan for gag, yonkoma, one-panel, and satirical manga. The award was also given out for works considered the magnum opus of manga creators....

    .
  • Carnegie Prize
    Carnegie Prize
    The Carnegie Prize is an international prize for artists, awarded by the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.The prize should not be confused with the Carnegie Medal, which is awarded for children's literature....

    .
  • Cartazini Art Award – €20.000 bi-ennial award in the visual arts
    Visual arts
    The visual arts are art forms that create works which are primarily visual in nature, such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, and often modern visual arts and architecture...

    .
  • Charles Lang Freer Medal
    Charles Lang Freer medal
    The Charles Lang Feer medal was established in 1956 by the Smithsonian Institution in honor of Charles Lang Freer, the founder of the Freer collection...

    .
  • CPS Principal's Championship.
  • Factor Prize for Southern Art
    Factor Prize for Southern Art
    The Factor Prize for Southern Art was established in 2007 by Elizabeth and Mallory Factor and The Gibbes Museum of Art. It is given annually with a cash prize of $10,000, to "acknowledge an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of the South" and is the most generous prize of its type...

    .
  • Green Room Awards
    Green Room Awards
    The Green Room Awards are peer awards which recognise excellence in cabaret, dance, drama, fringe theatre, musical theatre and opera in Melbourne....

    .
  • Hanno and Ilse Hahn Prize – For outstanding contributions in Italian art history.
  • Helpmann Awards – For excellence in the performing arts
    Performing arts
    The performing arts are those forms art which differ from the plastic arts insofar as the former uses the artist's own body, face, and presence as a medium, and the latter uses materials such as clay, metal or paint which can be molded or transformed to create some physical art object...

     in Australia.
  • Hunting Art Prize.
  • Jolomo Award
    Jolomo Award
    Founded in 2007 by the Scottish Landscape Artist John Lowrie Morrison, the biennial Jolomo Award is the largest arts award in Scotland and the UK's largest privately-funded arts award with a prize currently of £25,000 for the winner in 2011....

    .
  • KAIROS Prize
    KAIROS Prize
    The KAIROS Prize has been awarded by the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. in Hamburg since 2007. It is endowed with a sum of 75,000 Euro.- Winners :*2007 Albrecht Dümling*2008 Tímea Junghaus*2009 Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui*2010 Andri Snær Magnason...

    .
  • Murphy and Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts.
  • Praemium Imperiale
    Praemium Imperiale
    The Praemium Imperiale is an arts prize awarded since 1989 by the imperial family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Art Association in the fields painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and theatre/film...

    .
  • Prix Blumenthal
    Prix Blumenthal
    The Prix Blumenthal was a grant or stipend awarded through the philanthropy of Florence Meyer Blumenthal — and the foundation she created, Fondation franco-américaine Florence Blumenthal — to discover young French artists, aid them financially, and in the process draw the United States...

    .
  • Prix de Rome
    Prix de Rome
    The Prix de Rome was a scholarship for arts students, principally of painting, sculpture, and architecture. It was created, initially for painters and sculptors, in 1663 in France during the reign of Louis XIV. It was an annual bursary for promising artists having proved their talents by...

    .
  • Puvis de Chavannes Prize.
  • Rolf Schock Prize in Visual Arts.
  • Rome Prize
    Rome Prize
    The Rome Prize is an American award made annually by the American Academy in Rome, through a national competition, to 15 emerging artists and to 15 scholars The Rome Prize is an American award made annually by the American Academy in Rome, through a national competition, to 15 emerging artists...

    .
  • Saint-Affrique Prize.
  • SECA Art Award
    SECA Art Award
    The SECA Art Award is a contemporary art award program that has been administered by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and its auxiliary SECA since 1967 to honor San Francisco Bay Area artists. It includes an exhibition at SFMOMA, an accompanying catalogue, and a modest cash prize...

    .
  • Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards
    Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards
    The Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards honour Sidney Myer a Jewish Australian businessman and philanthropist who established what is now the Myer Foundation. These awards seek to enhance the status of the performing arts in Australia and recognise outstanding achievement in drama, comedy, dance,...

    .
  • Tezuka Award
    Tezuka Award
    The is a semi-annual manga award offered by the Japanese publisher Shueisha , under the auspices of its Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. It awards new comic artists in the Story Manga category. Its counterpart award, Akatsuka Award, awards new comic artists in the Comedic Manga category...

     – For manga
    Manga
    Manga is the Japanese word for "comics" and consists of comics and print cartoons . In the West, the term "manga" has been appropriated to refer specifically to comics created in Japan, or by Japanese authors, in the Japanese language and conforming to the style developed in Japan in the late 19th...

    .
  • Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
  • Turner Prize
    Turner Prize
    The Turner Prize, named after the painter J. M. W. Turner, is an annual prize presented to a British visual artist under the age of 50. Awarding the prize is organised by the Tate gallery and staged at Tate Britain. Since its beginnings in 1984 it has become the United Kingdom's most publicised...

    .
  • Wynn Newhouse Award
    Wynn Newhouse Award
    The Wynn Newhouse Award is an annual prize given to disabled artists in recognition of their artistic merit.-History:The Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, a charitable organization founded by newspaper entrepreneur Samuel Irving Newhouse, Sr., inaugurated the award in 2006 at the suggestion of Wynn...

    .

Design

  • A' Design Award.
  • Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design.
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Graphic Art.
  • Apple Design Awards
    Apple Design Awards
    The Apple Design Awards is a special event hosted by Apple Inc. at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. The event is meant to recognize the best and most innovative Macintosh and iOS software and hardware produced by independent developers, as well as the best and most creative uses of...

    .
  • Compasso d'Oro
    Compasso d'Oro
    Compasso d'Oro is the name of an Industrial Design award originated in Italy in 1954 by the La Rinascente company from an original idea of Gio Ponti and Alberto Rosselli. From 1964 it has been hosted exclusively by Associazione per il Disegno Industriale . It is the first and most recognized award...

    .
  • European Design Awards.
  • International Design Excellence Awards.
  • National Design Awards
    National Design Awards
    The National Design Awards, founded in 2000, is funded and awarded by Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. There are seven official design categories, and three additional awards...

    .
  • Red Dot.
  • Yahoo! Sharpener Award
    Yahoo! Sharpener Award
    The Yahoo! Sharpener award is an annual student award hosted by the online search engine Yahoo! which aims to promote creative paths into the advertising industry...

    .

Education

  • Harold W. McGraw Prize in Education
    Harold W. McGraw Prize in Education
    The Harold W. McGraw Prize in Education is awarded annually by the McGraw-Hill Research Foundation to recognize outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education in the United States. The Prize was established in 1988 to honor the company's founder, James H...

    .
  • Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Awards
    Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Awards
    The Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Awards honors five outstanding Chicago area early childhood educators each year. The selection process begins each fall with an open call for nominees. Each nominee must be a full time Chicago early childhood teacher with at least five years experience...

    .
  • New South Wales Institute for Educational Research Award for Outstanding Educational Research
    New South Wales Institute for Educational Research Award for Outstanding Educational Research
    The New South Wales Institute for Educational Research Award for Outstanding Educational Research is awarded annually by the New South Wales Institute for Educational Research to recognize outstanding individuals who have produced outstanding doctoral theses in educational research...

    .
  • The Broad Prize in Urban Education.

History

  • Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary Achievement
    Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary Achievement
    The Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary Achievement is made annually by the Navy League of the United States. It is named for the famous American naval historian and theorist, Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, United States Navy who, through his writing, provided vital stimulus and guidance...

    .
  • Bancroft Prize
    Bancroft Prize
    The Bancroft Prize is awarded each year by the trustees of Columbia University for books about diplomacy or the history of the Americas. It was established in 1948 by a bequest from Frederic Bancroft...

    .
  • Beveridge Award
    Beveridge Award
    The Albert J. Beveridge Award was established in 1939 in memory of United States Senator Beveridge of Indiana, former secretary and longtime member of the American Historical Association , through a gift from his wife, Catherine Beveridge and donations from AHA members from his home state...

    .
  • Caird Medal.
  • Francis Parkman Prize
    Francis Parkman Prize
    The Francis Parkman Prize, named after Francis Parkman, is awarded by the Society of American Historians for the best book in American history each year. Its purpose is to promote literary distinction in historical writing...

    .
  • John Lyman Book Awards
    John Lyman Book Awards
    The John Lyman Book Awards are given annually by the North American Society for Oceanic History for books published in six categories in the broad field of Maritime history:* Canadian naval and maritime history* U.S. naval history* U.S...

    .
  • K. Jack Bauer Award.
  • Mountbatten Maritime Prize
    Mountbatten Maritime Prize
    The Mountbatten Maritime Prize is awarded annually by the Maritime Foundation to the author of a distinguished publication that has made a significant contribution to the maritime history of the United Kingdom. The prize is a piece of silver plate...

    .
  • Pulitzer Prize for History
    Pulitzer Prize for History
    The Pulitzer Prize for History has been awarded since 1917 for a distinguished book upon the history of the United States. Many history books have also been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography...

    .
  • Samuel Eliot Morison Award.

Journalism


  • Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award.
  • Cavling Prize
    Cavling Prize
    The Cavling Prize is a prestigious Danish journalist award. It is awarded annually in January to "a journalist or a group of journalists who have shown initiative and talent in the past year."...

     (Denmark).
  • CPJ International Press Freedom Awards
    CPJ International Press Freedom Awards
    The CPJ International Press Freedom Awards honour journalists around the world who show courage in defending press freedom in the face of attacks, threats or imprisonment. Created in 1991, the awards are administered by the Committee to Protect Journalists....

    .
  • Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award.
  • Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism
    Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism
    The Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism, also known as the Eric Breindel Journalism Award, is an annual award commemorating Eric Breindel, a former editorial page editor of the New York Post. It is given to "the columnist, editorialist or reporter who best reflects the spirit...

    .
  • John Aubuchon Freedom of the Press Awards.
  • Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage
    Lettre Ulysses Award
    The Lettre Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage has been given annually since 2003 for the best texts in the genre of literary reportage, which must have been first published during the previous two years...

     (Germany).
  • NCTE George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language
    Orwell Award
    The NCTE George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language , established in 1975 and given by the National Council of Teachers of English Public Language Awards Committee, recognizes writers who have made outstanding contributions to the critical analysis...

    .
  • Ortega y Gasset Awards
    Ortega y Gasset Awards
    The Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards are named after the Spanish philosopher and journalist José Ortega y Gasset. The awards were created by the newspaper El País in 1984....

    .
  • Peabody Award
    Peabody Award
    The George Foster Peabody Awards recognize distinguished and meritorious public service by radio and television stations, networks, producing organizations and individuals. In 1939, the National Association of Broadcasters formed a committee to recognize outstanding achievement in radio broadcasting...

     – Broadcast journalism.
  • Pulitzer Prize
    Pulitzer Prize
    The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature and musical composition. It was established by American publisher Joseph Pulitzer and is administered by Columbia University in New York City...

     for:
    • Beat Reporting
      Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting
      The Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting was presented from 1991 to 2006 for a distinguished example of beat reporting characterized by sustained and knowledgeable coverage of a particular subject or activity....

      .
    • Breaking News Reporting
      Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting
      The Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting is a Pulitzer Prize awarded for a distinguished example of breaking news, local reporting on news of the moment...

      .
    • Breaking News Photography
      Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography
      The Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, has been awarded since 2000. Before 1968, there was only one photography category, the Pulitzer Prize for Photography, which was divided into the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography and feature categories...

      .
    • Commentary
      Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
      The Pulitzer Prize for Commentary has been awarded since 1970. The Pulitzer Committee issues an official citation explaining the reasons for the award.-List of winners and their official citations:...

      .
    • Criticism
      Pulitzer Prize for Criticism
      The Pulitzer Prize for Criticism has been presented since 1970 to a newspaper writer who has demonstrated 'distinguished criticism'. Recipients of the award are chosen by an independent board and officially administered by Columbia University...

      .
    • Editorial Cartooning
      Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
      The Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning has been awarded since 1922 for a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons published during the year, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing, and pictorial effect...

      .
    • Editorial Writing
      Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing
      The Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing has been awarded since 1917 for distinguished editorial writing, the test of excellence being clearness of style, moral purpose, sound reasoning, and power to influence public opinion in what the writer conceives to be the right direction...

      .
    • Explanatory Reporting
      Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting
      The Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting has been presented since 1998, for a distinguished example of explanatory reporting that illuminates a significant and complex subject, demonstrating mastery of the subject, lucid writing and clear presentation...

      .
    • Feature Photography
      Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography
      The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography has been awarded since 1968 for a distinguished example of feature photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album....

      .
    • Feature Writing
      Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing
      The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing has been awarded since 1979 for a distinguished example of feature writing giving prime consideration to high literary quality and originality. The Pulitzer Committee issues an official citation explaining the reasons for the award.-List of winners and their...

      .
    • International Reporting
      Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting
      This Pulitzer Prize has been awarded since 1942 for a distinguished example of reporting on international affairs, including United Nations correspondence. In its first six years , it was called the Pulitzer Prize for Telegraphic Reporting - International...

      .
    • Investigative Reporting
      Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting
      The Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting has been awarded since 1953, under one name or another, for a distinguished example of investigative reporting by an individual or team, presented as a single article or series in print journalism...

      .
    • National Reporting
      Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting
      The Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting has been awarded since 1948 for a distinguished example of reporting on national affairs. The Pulitzer Committee issues an official citation explaining the reasons for the award....

      .
    • Public Service
      Pulitzer Prize for Public Service
      The Pulitzer Prize for Public Service has been awarded since 1918 for a distinguished example of meritorious public service by a newspaper or news site through the use of its journalistic resources. Those resources, as well as reporting, may include editorials, cartoons, photographs, graphics,...

      .
  • Robert Capa Gold Medal
    Robert Capa Gold Medal
    The Robert Capa Gold Medal is an award for "best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise". It is awarded annually by the Overseas Press Club of America . It was created in honor of the war photographer Robert Capa...

     – For the "best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise".
  • Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.
  • Sriburapha Award
    Sriburapha Award
    The Sriburapha Award is a Thai award, established in 1988 in honor of Kulap Saipradit, whose pen name was Sriburapha . The award recognizes excellence in journalism, writing, and/or the arts...

     (Thailand).
  • UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
    UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
    The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, created in 1997, honours a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger.The...

    .
  • Walkley Awards
    Walkley Awards
    The annual Walkley Awards, under the administration of the Walkley Foundation for Journalism, are presented in Australia to recognise and reward excellence in journalism. Finalists are chosen by an independent board of eminent journalists and photographers. The awards cover all media including...

     (Australia).
  • World Association of Newspapers' Golden Pen of Freedom Award
    World Association of Newspapers' Golden Pen of Freedom Award
    The Golden Pen of Freedom Award is an annual international journalism award established in 1961, given by the World Association of Newspapers to individuals or organisations. The stated purpose of the award is "to recognise the outstanding action, in writing or deed, of an individual, a group or an...

    .

Theology

  • Holberg International Memorial Prize
    Holberg International Memorial Prize
    The Holberg International Memorial Prize was established in 2003 by the government of Norway with the objective of increasing awareness of the value of academic scholarship within the arts, humanities, social sciences, law and theology, either within one of these fields or through interdisciplinary...

    .
  • Templeton Prize
    Templeton Prize
    The Templeton Prize is an annual award presented by the Templeton Foundation. Established in 1972, it is awarded to a living person who, in the estimation of the judges, "has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life's spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical...

    .
  • The Rabbi Martin Katzenstein Award
    The Rabbi Martin Katzenstein Award
    The Rabbi Martin Katzenstein Award was established in 1979 by the Harvard Divinity School Alumni/ae Association "to honor among its graduates one who exhibits a passionate and helpful interest in the lives of other people, an informed and realistic faithfulness, an embodiment of the idea that love...

    .

Logic and philosophy

  • Rolf Schock Prize in Logic and Philosophy.

Law

  • Elizabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law.
  • Holberg International Memorial Prize
    Holberg International Memorial Prize
    The Holberg International Memorial Prize was established in 2003 by the government of Norway with the objective of increasing awareness of the value of academic scholarship within the arts, humanities, social sciences, law and theology, either within one of these fields or through interdisciplinary...

     – For outstanding scholarly work in the arts, the humanities, social sciences, law, and theology, either within one of these academic fields alone or through interdisciplinary work.
  • Manuel Maria de Peralta Prize (Costa Rica).

Politics

  • Gold Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Public Discourse (College Historical Society, Trinity College, Dublin
    Trinity College, Dublin
    Trinity College, Dublin , formally known as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, was founded in 1592 by letters patent from Queen Elizabeth I as the "mother of a university", Extracts from Letters Patent of Elizabeth I, 1592: "...we...found and...

    ).
  • Lawrence O'Brien Award
    Lawrence O'Brien Award
    The Democratic National Committee Lawrence O'Brien Award was created in 1992 by the family of Lawrence Francis "Larry" O'Brien Jr. and Democratic Party leaders to recognize the many years of service he gave to the party and his belief in the contribution of party volunteers...

     – For a high degree of commitment and self-sacrifice on behalf of the Democratic Party
    Democratic Party (United States)
    The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's socially liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous...

     and its candidates.
  • Profile in Courage Award
    Profile in Courage Award
    The Profile in Courage Award is a private award given to recognize displays of courage similar to those John F. Kennedy described in his book Profiles in Courage...

     – To individuals who, by acting in accord with their conscience, risked their careers or lives by pursuing a larger vision of the national, state or local interest in opposition to popular opinion or pressure from constituents or other local interests.

Afghanistan


Kingdom of Afghanistan:
  • Order of Independence.
  • Order of the Dooranee Empire
    Order of the Dooranee Empire
    The Order of the Dooranee Empire was awarded to British field officers and above during the First Afghan War by Shah Shoojah-ool-Moolk of Afghanistan in gratitude for his restoration to the throne....

    .
  • Order of the Leader.
  • Order of the Supreme Sun
    Order of the Supreme Sun
    The Order of the Supreme Sun was a decoration of the former Kingdom of Afghanistan.The Order was instituted in 1920 by King Habibu'llah Shah and discontinued in 1973...

    .


People's Democratic Republic of Afghanistan:
  • Hero of Revolution of Afghanistan – Honorary title.
  • Order of the Red Banner.
  • Order of the Saur Revolution.
  • Order of the Sun of Liberty.


Islamic Republic of Afghanistan:
  • Afghan Baryal Medal.
  • Ghazi Amanullah Khan Medal.
  • Mashood Medal.
  • Sayed Jamaluddin Medal.

Angola

  • Order of Civil Merit.
  • Order of Military Merit.
  • Order of the Peace and Concord.

Argentina

  • Argentine Army Military Merit Medal
    Argentine Army Military Merit Medal
    The "Argentine Army to the Military Merit Medal" is the highest decoration awarded by the Argentine Army.Recipients of the medal during the Falklands War :*Lieutenant Colonel Martin Balza *Major Aldo Rico...

    .
  • Distinguished Service Order.
  • Order of May
    Order of May
    The Order of May is one of the highest decorations in Argentina.The Grades are:*Collar *Grand Cross *Grand Officer *Commander *Officer *Knight - References :...

    .
  • Order of the Liberator General San Martin
    Order of the Liberator General San Martin
    The Order of the Liberator General San Martin is the highest decoration in Argentina.The Grades are:*Collar *Grand Cross *Grand Officer *Commander *Officer *Knight...

    .

Australia


  • Australian of the Year
    Australian of the Year
    Since 1960 the Australian of the Year Award has been part of the celebrations surrounding Australia Day , during which time the award has grown steadily in significance to become Australia’s pre-eminent award. The Australian of the Year announcement has become a very prominent part of the annual...

    .
  • Cross of Valour
    Cross of Valour (Australia)
    The Cross of Valour is Australia's highest civilian award for bravery. It was established in 1975 to replace the British George Cross, previously awarded to Australians....

    .
  • Order of Australia
    Order of Australia
    The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, "for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service"...

    .
  • Victoria Cross for Australia
    Victoria Cross for Australia
    The Victoria Cross for Australia is the highest award in the Australian Honours System, superseding the Victoria Cross for issue to Australians...

    .
  • Western Australian Citizen of the Year Award
    Western Australian Citizen of the Year Award
    The Western Australian Citizen of the Year Awards were first presented in 1973 by the Western Australia Week Council, later renamed Celebrate WA, to provide the community with an opportunity to honour the achievements and contribution of their fellow citizens....

    .

Austria



  • Austrian Decoration for Science and Art.
  • Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria.

Belgium


  • Civic Decoration
    Civic Decoration (Belgium)
    The Civic Decoration is a civil decoration of Belgium. It was created on 21 July 1867 to reward the services rendered to the country after a long and meritorious career in the administration, whether national, provincial or local, as well as for exceptional acts of bravery, devotion or humanity...

    .
  • Commemorative Cross of the Volunteers of 1830
    Commemorative Cross of the Volunteers of 1830
    The Commemorative Cross of the Volunteers of 1830 is an early decoration of Belgium. It was created on 20 April 1878 to reward those who volunteered during the 1830 Belgian Revolution...

     – No longer awarded.
  • Commemorative Medal for Armed Humanitarian Operations
    Commemorative Medal for Armed Humanitarian Operations
    The Commemorative Medal for Armed Humanitarian Operations is a military decoration of Belgium. It was established on 11 September 1987 and is awarded to military and civilian members of the Belgian Defence who participated in armed humanitarian operations....

    .
  • Commemorative Medal for Foreign Operation or Mission
    Commemorative Medal for Foreign Operation or Mission
    The Commemorative Medal for Foreign Operation or Mission is a military decoration of Belgium. It was established on 13 April 1993 and is awarded to military and civilian members of the Belgian Defence who participated in operations or missions outside of the territory of Belgium.- Insigna :The...

    .
  • Commemorative Medal of the War 1940-1945
    Commemorative Medal of the War 1940-1945
    The Commemorative Medal of the War 1940-1945 was a military decoration of Belgium. It was established on 16th February 1945 as a decoration to recognise Belgian servicemen and women who served during World War II...

    .
  • Commemorative Medals for Army Marches
    Commemorative Medals for Army Marches
    The Commemorative Medals for Army Marches are two distinct medals awarded for participating in the two marches organised yearly by the Belgian Army. They are not decorations, but they may be worn by members of the Belgian Armed Forces on their uniform during the year following the participation if...

    .
  • Cross for Political Prisoners of War (1940-1945).
  • Cross for Service Under Fire (1914-1918)
    Fire Cross 1914-1918
    The Cross for Service Under Fire 1914-1918 is a Belgian military decoration awarded to all recipients of the so-called Fire Card, which was awarded to all who came under fire at the front during the First World War. Holders of the Fire Card were allowed to receive a military decoration in French...

    .
  • Cross of Honour for Military Service Abroad
    Cross of Honour for Military Service Abroad
    The Cross of Honour for Military Service Abroad is a Belgian military decoration which was awarded to Belgian servicemen who served for a long period of time in the Federal Republic of Germany, Zaire , Rwanda or Burundi...

    .
  • Cross of War
    War Cross (Belgium)
    The Belgian War Cross , established on 25 October 1915 is a military decoration of the Kingdom of Belgium. Presented primarily as an award for bravery or other military virtue on the battlefield. The award was reestablished on 20 July 1940, by the Belgian Government in exile in London, for...

    .
  • Deportees Cross (1914-1918)
    Cross of the Deported 1914-1918
    The Cross of the Deported 1914-1918 is a Belgian medal which was awarded to all Belgians who were deported to Germany as defaulters and were subjected to forced labour during the First World War. It was established on 27 November 1922 and was awarded approximately 55,000 times...

    .
  • Escaper's Cross (1940-1945).
  • Honor Badge of Labour.
  • Medal of Military Merit
    Medal of Military Merit (Belgium)
    The Medal of Merit for personnel of the Belgian Defence Forces and Foreign Armed Forces is a military decoration of Belgium. It was established on 23 February 2005 as a more rewarding successor of an earlier Medal of Military Merit and is awarded to members of the Belgian Armed Forces and...

    .
  • Medal of the Armed Resistance (1940-1945)
    Medal of the Armed Resistance 1940-1945
    The Medal of the Armed Resistance 1940-1945 is a Belgian medal which was awarded to all members of the armed resistance during the Second World War and to members of the intelligence service who operated in occupied areas.-See also:...

    .
  • Medal of the Voluntary Combatant (1914-1918)
    Medal of the Voluntary Combatant 1914-1918
    The Medal of the Voluntary Combatant 1914-1918 is a Belgian medal awarded to Belgians and foreigners who voluntarily reported for service in the Belgian Armed Forces and who served in a combat unit in a danger zone for not less than 6 months during the First World War. It was established on 17 June...

    .
  • Military Cross
    Military Cross (Belgium)
    The Military Cross is a military decoration of Belgium. It was established on 11 February 1885 and is awarded to commissioned officers in the Belgian Armed Forces for loyal and uninterrupted service. Officers of the military reserve can also be awarded this decoration, on the condition that they...

    .
  • Military Decoration
    Military Decoration (Belgium)
    The Military Decoration is a military decoration of Belgium. It was established on 22 December 1873 and is awarded to non-commissioned officers and other ranks in the Belgian Armed Forces for gallantry or loyal and uninterrupted service...

    .
  • Order of Leopold.
  • Order of Leopold II
    Order of Leopold II
    The Order of Leopold II is an order of Belgium and is named in honor of King Léopold II. The decoration was established on 24 August 1900 by Leopold II as king of the Congo Free State and was in 1908, upon Congo being handed over to Belgium, incorporated into the Belgian awards system...

    .
  • Order of the African Star
    Order of the African Star
    The Order of the African Star was established by King Leopold II of Belgium on 30 December 1888, in his capacity as ruler of the Congo Free State, and was awarded for services to Congo and for the "promotion of African civilisation in general". It was incorporated into the Belgian honours system...

     – Not currently awarded.
  • Order of the Crown
    Order of the Crown (Belgium)
    The Order of the Crown is an Order of Belgium which was created on 15 October 1897 by King Leopold II in his capacity as ruler of the Congo Free State. The order was first intended to recognize heroic deeds and distinguished service achieved from service in the Congo Free State - many of which acts...

    .
  • Royal Order of the Lion
    Royal Order of the Lion (Belgium)
    The Royal Order of the Lion was established by King Leopold II of Belgium on 9 April 1891, in his capacity as ruler of the Congo Free State, and was awarded for services to Congo and its ruler that did not deserve the award of the Order of the African Star and were not necessarily performed from...

     – Not currently awarded.

Benin

  • National Order of Merit.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Social Merit.

Bosnia

  • Order of Kulin Ban.
  • Order of the Dragon of Bosnia.
  • Order of the Golden Lily.
  • Order of the Republic.

Botswana

  • Order of Honour.
  • Order of Meritorious Service.
  • Police Distinguished Service Order.
  • Presidential Order.
  • Prison Distinguished Service Order.

Brazil

  • Brazilian Order of Cultural Merit.
  • Brazilian Order of Medical Merit.
  • Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit
    Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit
    The National Order of Scientific Merit is an honor bestowed upon Brazilian and foreign personalities recognized for their scientific and technical contributions to the cause and development of science in Brazil.-Biology:* Marcelo Hermes-Lima* Jorge Curi...

    .
  • National Order of Educational Merit.
  • National Order of Juridicial Merit.
  • National Order of Merit.
  • Order of Judicial Merit for Labour.
  • Order of Merit for Defence.
  • Order of Merit for Labour.
  • Order of Merit for Public Administration of the Federal District and Territories.
  • Order of Merit for Sport.
  • Order of Military Merit.
  • Order of National Congress.
  • Order of Rio Branco.
  • Order of the Southern Cross
    Order of the Southern Cross
    The National Order of the Southern Cross is a Brazilian order of chivalry founded by Emperor Pedro I on 1 December 1822. This order was intended to commemorate the independence of Brazil and the coronation of Pedro I...

    .

Brunei

  • Order of Dato Laila Utama.
  • Order of Merit of Brunei.
  • Order of the Crown of Brunei.
  • Order of the Hero of the State of Brunei.
  • Order of the Star of the State of Brunei.

Burkina Faso

  • National Order.
  • Order of Merit.

Canada



  • Order of Canada
    Order of Canada
    The Order of Canada is a Canadian national order, admission into which is, within the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, the second highest honour for merit...

    .

Central African Republic

  • National Order of the Star.
  • Order of Merit of Central Africa.

Colombia


  • Medical Order of Merit of José Fernandez Madrid.

Congo, Democratic Republic of the


Orders:
  • National Order of the Leopard.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Arts, Science and Letters Merit.
  • Order of Civic Merit.
  • Order of Sport Merit.
  • Order of the National Heroes.


Medals:
  • Medal of Desirie Kabila and Patrice Lumumba.
  • Military Merit Medal.

Croatia


  • Grand Order of King Tomislav
    Grand Order of King Tomislav
    The Grand Order of King Tomislav , or more fully the Grand Order of King Tomislav with Sash and Great Morning Star , is the highest state order of the Republic of Croatia...

    .
  • Grand Order of Queen Jelena
    Grand Order of Queen Jelena
    The Grand Order of Queen Jelena , or more fully the Grand Order of Queen Jelena with Sash and Morning Star , is an order of the Republic of Croatia. It was established in 1995...

    .

Czech Republic


  • Medal for Heroism.
  • Medal of Merit.
  • Order of the White Lion
    Order of the White Lion
    The Order of the White Lion is the highest order of the Czech Republic. It continues a Czechoslovak order of the same name created in 1922 as an award for foreigners....

    .
  • Order of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.

Ecuador

  • Order of Abdon Calderon.
  • Order of Honorato Vasquez.
  • Order of Merit of Ecuador.
  • Order of San Lorenzo.

Egypt

  • Military Order of the Republic.
  • Order of Agriculture.
  • Order of Industry and Commerce.
  • Order of Labour.
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of Sports.
  • Order of the Nile
    Order of the Nile
    The Order of the Nile is Egypt's highest state honor. The award was instituted in 1915 by Sultan Hussein Kamel to be awarded by Egypt for exceptional services to the nation...

    .
  • Order of the Republic.
  • Order of the Sinai Star.
  • Order of the Virtues.

Estonia


  • Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana
    Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana
    The Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana was instituted in 1995 to honour the independence of the Estonian state. The Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana is bestowed upon the President of the Republic. Presidents of the Republic who have ceased to hold office shall keep the Order of the Cross of...

    .
  • Order of the Cross of the Eagle
    Order of the Cross of the Eagle
    The Order of the Cross of the Eagle was instituted in 1928 by the Estonian Defence League to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Estonian independence. It was adopted as a state order in 1936.The Order of the Cross of the Eagle is bestowed to give recognition for military services and services...

    .
  • Order of the Estonian Red Cross
    Order of the Estonian Red Cross
    The Order of the Estonian Red Cross was instituted in 1920 by the Estonian Red Cross Society. The Order of the Estonian Red Cross is bestowed in order to give recognition for humanitarian services rendered in the interests of the Estonian people and for the saving of life.-Classes:The Order of the...

    .
  • Order of the National Coat of Arms
    Order of the National Coat of Arms
    The Order of the National Coat of Arms was instituted by Konstantin Päts on 7 October 1936 to commemorate 24 February 1918, the day on which Estonian independence was declared...

    .
  • Order of the White Star
    Order of the White Star
    The Order of the White Star was instituted on 1936. The Order of the White Star is bestowed on Estonian citizens and foreigners to give recognition for services rendered to the Estonian state.- Classes :The Order of the White Star comprises five classes:...

    .
  • Protection of Natural Amenities Medal
    Protection of Natural Amenities Medal
    The Protection of Natural Amenities Medal was an Estonian award conferred to the trustees of Protection of Natural Amenities and other persons who are distinguished in the work of nature protection. Statutes of this award were granted by the President of the Republic, February 27, 1940.This Medal...

    .

Ethiopia


Empire of Ethiopia:
  • Order of Emperor Haile Selassie I.
  • Order of Emperor Menelik II.
  • Order of Saint Anthony
    Order of Saint Anthony (Ethiopia)
    The Order of Saint Anthony was an Ethiopian chivalric order founded by legend in 370 by the Negus known in the western world as Prester John of Ethiopia. In reality, exact date of origin was unknown, but probably around 16th century....

    .
  • Order of Solomon
    Order of Solomon
    The Order of Solomon was an order of knighthood of the Ethiopian Empire.The Solomonic dynasty, the ancient Imperial House of Ethiopia, claims descent from King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, said to have given birth to King Menelik I after her visit to Solomon in Jerusalem.As the Empire's...

    .
  • Order of the Ethiopian Lion.
  • Order of the Queen of Sheba.
  • Order of the Star of Ethiopia.


People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia:
  • Derg era Military Merit Medal.
  • Derg era Police Service Medal.
  • Hero of Socialist Ethiopia.


Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia:
  • Purple Heart
    Purple Heart (Ethiopia)
    The Ethiopian Purple Heart is a medal of Federal Republic of Ethiopia similar to U.S. Purple Heart, which is given to military personnel wounded during a war action....

    .

Finland

  • Mannerheim Cross
    Mannerheim Cross
    The Mannerheim Cross of Liberty is the highest Finnish military decoration. The medal was introduced after the Winter War and named after Field Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim...

    .
  • Order of the Cross of Liberty
    Order of the Cross of Liberty
    There are three official orders in Finland: the Order of the Cross of Liberty , the Order of the White Rose of Finland and the Order of the Lion of Finland. The President of Finland is the Grand Master of the two orders, and usually of the Order of the Cross of Liberty as well, Grand Mastership of...

    .
  • Order of the Lion of Finland
    Order of the Lion of Finland
    There are three official orders in Finland: the Order of the Cross of Liberty, the Order of the White Rose of Finland and the Order of the Lion of Finland . The President of Finland is the Grand Master of all three orders. The orders are administered by boards consisting of a chancellor, a...

    .
  • Order of the White Rose of Finland.
  • Pro Finlandia Medal.

France


  • Legion of Honour.
  • Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
    Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
    The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture, and confirmed as part of the Ordre national du Mérite by President Charles de Gaulle in 1963...

    .
  • Ordre des Palmes Académiques.
  • Ordre national du Mérite
    Ordre National du Mérite
    The Ordre national du Mérite is an Order of State awarded by the President of the French Republic. It was founded on 3 December 1963 by President Charles de Gaulle...

    .

Gabon

  • National Order of Merit.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Friendship.
  • Order of National Education.
  • Order of the Equatorial Star.

Germany


  • Iron Cross
    Iron Cross
    The Iron Cross is a cross symbol typically in black with a white or silver outline that originated after 1219 when the Kingdom of Jerusalem granted the Teutonic Order the right to combine the Teutonic Black Cross placed above a silver Cross of Jerusalem....

    .
  • Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • Pour le Mérite
    Pour le Mérite
    The Pour le Mérite, known informally as the Blue Max , was the Kingdom of Prussia's highest military order for German soldiers until the end of World War I....

     – Also known as the "Blue Max".

Greece

  • Order of Beneficence.
  • Order of Honour.
  • Order of the Phoenix.
  • Order of the Redeemer
    Order of the Redeemer
    The Order of the Redeemer , also known as the Order of the Savior, is an order of Greece. The Order of the Redeemer is the oldest and highest decoration awarded by the modern Greek state.- History :...

    .

Guatemala

  • Francisco Marroquin National Order.
  • Order of Rodolfo Robles.
  • Order of the Five Vulcanoes.
  • Order of the Quetzal
    Order of the Quetzal
    The Order of the Quetzal is Guatemala’s highest honor. Established in 1973, it is bestowed by the Government of Guatemala. The award acknowledges officials of nations, organizations and other entities whose artistic, civic, humanitarian, or scientific works merit special recognition....

    .

Holy See



  • Order of Pius IX
    Order of Pius IX
    The Order of Pius IX , also referred as the Pian Order , is a Papal order of knighthood founded on 17 June 1847 by Pope Pius IX.-Classes:The Order comprises five classes:...

    .
  • Order of St. Gregory the Great
    Order of St. Gregory the Great
    The Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great , was established on September 1, 1831, by Pope Gregory XVI, seven months after his election.It is one of the five orders of knighthood of the Holy See...

    .
  • Order of St. Sylvester
    Order of St. Sylvester
    The Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Sylvester Pope and Martyr , sometimes referred to as the Sylvestrine Order, or the Pontifical Order of Pope St Sylvester, is one of five Orders of Knighthood awarded directly by the Pope as Supreme Pontiff and head of the Catholic Church and as the Head of...

    .
  • Order of the Golden Spur.
  • Supreme Order of Christ.

Hungary

  • Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic.
  • Order of the Flag of the Hungarian Republic.
  • Order of the Star of the Hungarian Republic.

India



Iran, Islamic Republic of

  • Medal of Courage.
  • Medal of Honour.
  • Medal of Merit and Management.
  • Medal of Research.
  • Medal of Service.

Ireland, Republic of

  • Civil Medal For Bravery.
  • Fire Brigade Service Medal.
  • Scott Medal
    Scott Medal
    The Walter Scott Medal is a medal awarded annually for bravery to Garda Síochána police officers and firemen. It is not a state award, being at the gift of the commissioner, but the medals are awarded by the Minister for Justice. FDNY recipients are also awarded $500, donated by the Fire Foundation...

    .

Israel

  • Israel Defense Prize
    Israel Defense Prize
    The Israel Defense Prize, in honor of Eliyahu Golomb, is a prize awarded annually to people and organizations who made significant contributions to the defense of the State of Israel....

    .
  • Israel Prize
    Israel Prize
    The Israel Prize is an award handed out by the State of Israel and is largely regarded as the state's highest honor. It is presented annually, on Israeli Independence Day, in a state ceremony in Jerusalem, in the presence of the President, the Prime Minister, the Knesset chairperson, and the...

    .
  • Medal of Courage
    Medal of Courage
    The Medal of Courage is an Israeli military decoration. The medal is awarded for carrying out acts of gallantry at the risk of life, during combat duty. The medal was established in 1970 by act of law in the Knesset....

    .
  • Medal of Distinguished Service
    Medal of Distinguished Service
    The Medal of Distinguished Service is an Israeli military decoration.- Overview :The medal has instituted in 1970 by act of law in the Knesset and could also be awarded also for actions performed before 1970....

    .
  • Medal of Valor.

Italy



  • Gold Medal of Military Valor
    Gold Medal of Military Valor
    The Gold Medal of Military Valor is an Italian medal established on 21 May 1793 by King Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia "....per bassi ufficiali e soldati che avevano fatto azioni di segnalato valore in guerra" .The face of the medal displayed the profile of the king, and on its reverse was a flag...

    .
  • Military Order of Italy
    Military Order of Italy
    The Military Order of Italy is the highest military order of the Italian Republic and the former Kingdom of Italy. It was founded as the Military Order of Savoy, a national order by the King of Sardinia, Vittorio Emanuele I, Duke of Savoy in 1815...

    .
  • Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
    Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
    The Order of Merit of the Italian Republic was founded as the senior order of knighthood by the second President of the Italian Republic, Luigi Einaudi in 1951...

    .

Ivory Coast

  • National Order.
  • Order of Ivory Merit.
  • Order of Mining Merit.

Japan

  • Medals of Honor
    Medals of Honor (Japan)
    Since the late 19th Century, the Government of Japan has issued six different types of to individuals for achievements in various fields.The Medals of Honor were established on December 7, 1881, and were first awarded the following year. Several expansions and amendments have been made since then...

    .
  • Military Medal of Honor.
  • Order of Culture
    Order of Culture
    The is a Japanese order, established on February 11, 1937. The order has one class only, and may be awarded to men and women for contributions to Japan's art, literature or culture; recipients of the order also receive an annuity for life...

    .
    • Person of Cultural Merit
      Person of Cultural Merit
      is an official Japanese recognition-honor which is awarded annually to select people who have made outstanding cultural contributions. This distinction is intended to play a role as a part of a system of support measures for the promotion of creative activities in Japan...

      .
  • Order of the Chrysanthemum
    Order of the Chrysanthemum
    is Japan's highest order. The Grand Cordon of the Order was established in 1876 by Emperor Meiji of Japan; the collar of the Order was added on January 4, 1888. Although technically the order has only one class, it can either be awarded with collar , or with grand cordon...

    .
  • Order of the Precious Crown
    Order of the Precious Crown
    The Order of the Precious Crown is a Japanese order, established on January 4, 1888 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. Originally the order had five classes, but on April 13, 1896 the sixth, seventh and eighth classes were added....

    .
  • Order of the Rising Sun
    Order of the Rising Sun
    The is a Japanese order, established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. The Order was the first national decoration awarded by the Japanese Government, created on April 10, 1875 by decree of the Council of State. The badge features rays of sunlight from the rising sun...

    .
  • Order of the Sacred Treasure
    Order of the Sacred Treasure
    The is a Japanese Order, established on January 4, 1888 by Emperor Meiji of Japan as the Order of Meiji. It is awarded in eight classes . It is generally awarded for long and/or meritorious service and considered to be the lowest of the Japanese orders of merit...

    .

Jordan

  • Order of al-Hussain ibn-Ali.
  • Order of the Hashemite Star.
  • Order of the Renaissance.
  • Order of the Star of Jordan
    Order of the Star of Jordan
    The Order of the Star of Jordan or The Order of Hussein ibn Ali is an award and military decoration of the sovereign state of Jordan and is awarded for military or civil merit. It was founded in honour of his father, by King Abdullah I on 22 June 1949, King Abdullah ibn Hussain...

    .

Kazakhstan

  • National Hero of Kazakhstan – Honorary title.
  • Order of Kurmet
    Order of Kurmet
    The Order of Kurmet is an order awarded by the government of Kazakhstan. It was established in 1993.The order is awarded to Kazakhstani citizens who have exhibited merit in the fields of economics, science, culture, social issues, and education....

    .
  • Order of Parasat
    Order of Parasat
    The Order of Parasat is an order awarded by the government of Kazakhstan. It was established in 1993.The order is awarded to notable figures in the fields of science, culture, literature and art, as well as statesmen and public figures, defenders of human rights, and others who have contributed to...

    .
  • Order of the Golden Eagle.

Kenya

  • Order of the Burning Spear.
  • Order of the Golden Heart.

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of



Korea, Republic of

  • Order of Civil Merit (Gukmin Hunjang).
  • Order of Cultural Merit
    Order of Cultural Merit (Korea)
    The Order of Cultural Merit is one of the Republic of Korea's Orders of Merit. It is awarded to those who have rendered outstanding meritorious services in the interest of improving the national welfare.-Classes of Cultural Merit:...

     (Munhwa Hunjang).
  • Order of Diplomatic Merit (Sugyo Hunjang).
  • Order of Industrial Service Merit (Sanup Hunjang).
  • Order of Merit for National Foundation
    Order of Merit for National Foundation
    The Order of Merit for National Foundation is an Order of South Korea. It is typically reserved for those who contributed to the founding of the modern Republic of Korea.It is awarded in five grades:...

     (Gunguk Hunjang).
  • Order of Military Merit
    Order of Military Merit (Korea)
    The Order of Military Merit is the primary military decoration awarded by the government of Republic of Korea.-Classes of the Order:The order is divided into five classes:Notable recipients...

     (Mugong Hunjang).
  • Order of National Redevelopment Merit (Saemaul Hunjang).
  • Order of National Security Merit
    Order of National Security Merit (Korea)
    The Order of National Security Merit is one of the Republic of Korea's Orders of Merit. It is conferred on individuals who have rendered distinguished service to national security, and is primarily a military award....

     (Boguk Hunjang).
  • Order of Scientific and Technological Merit (Gwahakgisul Hunjang).
  • Order of Service Merit (Geunjung Hunjang).
  • Order of Sports Merit (Chaeyuk Hunjang).
  • Supreme Order of Hibiscus
    Supreme Order of Hibiscus
    The Grand Order of Mugunghwa is the highest decoration awarded by the government of the Republic of Korea. It can be awarded to the individuals who are serving or have previously served as the Head of State of South Korea and its allies, as well as to his/her spouse.After their conviction for...

     (Mugunghwa Daehunjang).

Kosovo


Orders:
  • Order of the Hero of Kosovo (Urdhri Hero i Kosovës).


Medals:
  • Gold Medal of Freedom (Medalja e Artë e Lirisë).
  • Gold Medal of Independence (Medalja e Artë e Pavarësisë).
  • Gold Medal of the League of Prizren (Medalja e Lidhjes së Prizrenit).


Decorations:
  • Honorary Citizen of Kosovo (Dekorata Qytetar Nderi i Kosovës).
  • Crystala Dardanica (Dekorata Crystala Dardanica).

Kyrgyzstan

  • Danaker Order.
  • Hero of Kyrgyzstan – Honorary title.
  • Order of Manas.

Laos

  • Order of Bravery.
  • Order of Freedom.
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of Victory.

Latvia


  • Order of the Three Stars
    Order of the Three Stars
    Order of the Three Stars is order awarded for merits in service for Latvia. It was established in 1924 in remembrance of founding of Latvia. Its motto is "Per aspera ad astra"...

    .

Lebanon

  • National Order of the Cedar
    National Order of the Cedar
    The National Order of the Cedar is a prestigious civilian and military award and Medal of the Lebanese Government. This Order is the highest decoration in Lebanon and is made up of five Grades :* Grand Cordon...

    .
  • Order of Lebanese Merit.
  • Order of Public Instruction.

Lesotho

  • Order of Lesotho.
  • Order of Makoanyane.
  • Order of Molomi.
  • Order of Moshoeshoe.
  • Order of Ramatseatsane.

Liberia

  • Order of African Redemption.
  • Order of the Pioneers of Liberia.
  • Order of the Star of Africa.

Libya


Orders:
  • Order of Courage
  • Order of the Grand Conqueror
  • Order of the Jihad
  • Order of the Republic

Medals:
  • Medal of the 1969 Revolution.

Lithuania


  • Order for Merits to Lithuania
    Order for Merits to Lithuania
    The Order for Merits to Lithuania is an award, presented by the President of Lithuania, which may be conferred on the citizens of Lithuania and foreign nationals for distinguished services promoting name of Lithuania, expanding a develop international relationships, for distinguished merits in...

    .
  • Order of the Cross of Vytis
    Order of the Cross of Vytis
    The Order of the Cross of Vytis is a Lithuanian Presidential Award conferred on people who heroically defended Lithuania’s freedom and independence.-History:...

    .
  • Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas
    Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas
    The Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas is the Lithuanian Presidential Award which was re-instituted to honour the citizens of Lithuania for outstanding performance in civil and public offices. Foreign nationals may also be awarded this Order. The Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke...

    .
  • Order of Vytautas the Great
    Order of Vytautas the Great
    The Order of Vytautas the Great is the Lithuanian Presidential Award. It may be conferred on the heads of Lithuania and foreign states, as well as their citizens, for distinguished services to the State of Lithuania.-History:...

    .

Luxembourg

  • Order of Adolphe of Nassau.
  • Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    The Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a distinguished honorary order of Luxembourg. It was instituted on January 23, 1961 by Grand Duchess Charlotte. Grandmaster of the order is the Grand Duke of Luxembourg...

    .
  • Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau.
  • Order of the Oak Crown
    Order of the Oak Crown
    The Order of the Oak Crown is an Order of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.-History:The Order of the Oak Crown was instituted by the Grand Duke-King William II, in 1841...

    .

Madagascar

  • National Order.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of Sport Merit.

Malaysia

  • Order of the Crown of Johor
    Order of the Crown of Johor
    The Most Illustrious Order of the Crown of Johor, or Seri Paduka Mahkota Johor, is a chivalrous medal awarded by the Sultan of Johor. It was first instituted July 31, 1886.It is awarded in three classes:...

    .
  • Order of the Crown of Malaysia
    Order of the Crown of Malaysia
    The Most Esteemed Order of the Crown of Malaysia is a Malaysian federal award presented for meritorious service to the country. The order was instituted on 15 April 1966. The order has three ranks:...

    .
  • Order of the Defender of the Realm
    Order of the Defender of the Realm
    The Most Esteemed Order of the Defender of the Realm is a Malaysian federal award presented for meritous service to the country...

    .

Maldives

  • Order of Askaree.
  • Order of Ghazee.
  • Order of Ibrahim.
  • Order of Izzadin.
  • Order of Majeedhee.

Mali

  • National Order.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.

Mexico


  • Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor
    Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor
    The Order of the Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor is the highest award bestowed by the Mexican government...

    .
  • Condecoración Miguel Hidalgo.
  • Order of the Aztec Eagle
    Order of the Aztec Eagle
    The Order of the Aztec Eagle is a Mexican order and is the highest decoration awarded to foreigners in the country.It was created by decree on December 29, 1933 by President Abelardo L. Rodríguez as a reward to services given to Mexico or humankind by foreigners...

    .

Monaco



  • Order of Cultural Merit
    Order of Cultural Merit (Monaco)
    The Order of Cultural Merit is the fourth highest Order of the Principality of Monaco. The order was established by HSH Rainier III, Prince of Monaco on 31 December 1952 by Sovereign Order 689. It is awarded to recognize those who have made a distinctive contribution to the arts, letters or...

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  • Order of Grimaldi
    Order of Grimaldi
    The Order of Grimaldi is an Order established in Monaco on 18 November 1954. This Order rewards personal service to the Sovereign Prince of Monaco; as such it is awarded on the sole discretion of the Prince, currently Albert II, Prince of Monaco....

    .
  • Order of Saint-Charles.
  • Order of the Crown
    Order of the Crown (Monaco)
    The Order of the Crown is an order established in Monaco on 20 July 1960. This decoration is awarded to people, who have done something exceptional or by their exceptional conduct.There are five categories:* Knight Grand Cross* Grand Officer...

    .

Mongolia


Honorary titles:
  • Hero of Labour of the Mongolian People's Republic.
  • Hero of the Mongolian People's Republic.


Orders:
  • Order of Combat Valour.
  • Order of the Polar Star.
  • Order of the Red Banner of Labour Valour.
  • Order of the Red Banner of Military Valour.
  • Sukhbaatar Order.

Morocco

  • Order of Ouissam Alaouite.
  • Order of the Fidelity.
  • Order of the Military.
  • Order of the Mohammediya.
  • Order of the Throne
    Order of the Throne
    The Order of the Throne is a state decoration of the Kingdom of Morocco awarded for distinguished services of a civil or military nature...

    .

Namibia

  • Order of Namibia.
  • Order of the Eagle.
  • Order of the Sun.
  • Order of Welwitchia Mirabilis.

Nepal

  • Akash Seva Patta (Air Service Medal).
  • Assam Burma Ladain Padak (Assam-Burma Medal).
  • Bahaduri Padak (Bravery Medal).
  • Coronation of King Bihendra.
  • Dirgha Sewa Patta.
  • Durgam Sewa Padak.
  • Gajendra Moksha Medal (Life Saving Medal).
  • Gorkha Dakshin Bahu (Order of the Gurkha Right Arm).
  • Lakshaya Bheda Padak.
  • Long Service Medal.
  • Maha Bhoonampa Piditoddhara Padak (Great Earthquake Medal, 1935).
  • Mahendra Prahari.
  • Mahendra Ratna.
  • Mahendramala Manapadvi (Order of Mahendra Mala).
  • Medal Commemorating the Silver Jubilee of King George V.
  • Nepal Bhushan (Decoration of Nepal).
  • Nepal Mahapratap Vardhak.
  • Nepal Pratap Bhaskar.
  • Nepal Pratap Vardhak.
  • Nepal Shripad.
  • Nepal Yashovardhak.
  • Ojasvirajanyako Manapadvi (Order of Rajanya).
  • Om Ram Patta.
  • Order of the Star of Nepal
    Order of the Star of Nepal
    The Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal is an award of Nepal. It was instituted by King Tribhubhan Bir Bikram Shah Dev on 29 November 1918. The order consists of the Sovereign, Grand Master and ordinary members. For the ordinary members there are five grades and an associated medal...

    .
  • Paradesa Sewa Padak.
  • Prahari Parakrem Padak.
  • Prahari Ratna.
  • Prashanasaniya Patta.
  • Rajata Jayanti Padak.
  • Sena Saubhagya Bhaskar.
  • Seva Padak (Service Medal).
  • Seva Patta (Service Medal).
  • Shubha Rajyabishek Padak (Coronation of King Mahendra Medal).
  • Suprashamsaniya Patta.
  • Suvir Patta.
  • Tribhavan Prajatantra Shripad.
  • Trishakti Patta.
  • Varuna Padak.
  • Vir Patta.

Netherlands


  • Military William Order.
  • Order of Orange-Nassau
    Order of Orange-Nassau
    The Order of Orange-Nassau is a military and civil order of the Netherlands which was created on 4 April 1892 by the Queen regent Emma of the Netherlands, acting on behalf of her under-age daughter Queen Wilhelmina. The Order is a chivalry order open to "everyone who have earned special merits for...

    .
  • Order of the House of Orange.
  • Order of the Netherlands Lion.

New Zealand


  • New Zealand Order of Merit
    New Zealand Order of Merit
    The New Zealand Order of Merit is an order established in 1996 "for those persons who in any field of endeavour, have rendered meritorious service to the Crown and nation or who have become distinguished by their eminence, talents, contributions or other merits."The order includes five...

    .
  • Order of New Zealand
    Order of New Zealand
    The Order of New Zealand is the highest honour in New Zealand's honours system, created "to recognise outstanding service to the Crown and people of New Zealand in a civil or military capacity"...

    .

Niger

  • National Order.
  • Order of Academic Palms.
  • Order of Agricultural Merit.
  • Order of Merit.

Norway


  • Armed Forces Medal for Heroic Deeds.
  • King Haakon VIIs Freedom Cross.
  • King Haakon VII's Medal of Liberty
    King Haakon VII's Medal of Liberty
    King Haakon VII's Medal of Liberty was established 18 May 1945. The medal is awarded to Norwegian or foreign military or civilian personnel for significant service to Norway during WWII.-External links:* http://medals.org.uk/norway/norway012.htm...

    .
  • King's Medal of Merit.
  • Medal for Heroic Deeds.
  • Medal for Outstanding Civic Service.
  • Medal for Rescue at Sea
    Medal for Rescue at Sea
    The Medal for Rescue at Sea is a Norwegian award was instituted by Royal Decree on 25 August 1978. It ranks as number 14 in the order of precedence of the Orders, decorations, and medals of Norway.-Award distribution:...

    .
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of St. Olav.
  • St. Olav's Medal.
  • St. Olav's Medal With Oak Branch
    St. Olav's Medal With Oak Branch
    St. Olav's Medal with Oak Branch is a Norwegian military award, which was instituted by King Haakon VII of Norway on 6 February 1942. In Norway, the medal is considered as a separate award from the civilian St...

    .
  • War Cross.
  • War Medal.

Persia

  • Neshan-e Aqdas.
  • Order of Aftab
    Order of Aftab
    The Order of Aftab was founded by Nasser al-Din Shah Qajar, the King of Persia, at St. Petersburg, Russia in May 1873, during his first visit to various European states...

    .
  • Order of the Lion and the Sun
    Order of the Lion and the Sun
    The Order of the Lion and the Sun was instituted by Fat’h Ali Shah of the Qajar Dynasty in 1808 to honour foreign officials who had rendered distinguished services to Persia. In 1925, under the Pahlavi dynasty the Order continued as the Order of Homayoun with new insignia, though based on the...

    .
  • Order of the Sun.
  • Order of Zolfaghar
    Order of Zolfaghar
    The Order of Zolfaghar was a military order of Imperial Persia and Iran named after Zulfiqar, "Spine-cleaver", the famous sword of the Caliph Ali, the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad...

    .

Philippines


  • BPI-DOST Science Awards
    BPI-DOST Science Awards
    Organized in 1989 by the BPI Foundation, Inc., the corporate social responsibility arm of the Bank of the Philippine Islands , with the Department of Science and Technology , the BPI-DOST Science Awards recognizes exceptional science and engineering students from partner-universities nationwide...

    .
  • Order of Sikatuna
    Order of Sikatuna
    The Order of Sikatuna is the national order of diplomatic merit of the Republic of the Philippines. It is conferred upon individuals who have rendered exceptional and meritorious services to the Republic of the Philippines, upon diplomats, officials and nationals of foreign states who have rendered...

    .

Poland


  • Order of Polonia Restituta.
  • Order of the White Eagle.
  • Virtuti Militari
    Virtuti Militari
    The Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari is Poland's highest military decoration for heroism and courage in the face of the enemy at war...

    .

Portugal

  • Order of Agricultural, Commercial or Industrial Merit.
  • Order of Aviz
    Order of Aviz
    The Military Order of Aviz , previously to 1910 Royal Military Order of Aviz , previously to 1789 Order of Saint Benedict of Aviz , previously Knights of St. Benedict of Aviz or Friars of Santa Maria of Évora, is a Portuguese Order of Chivalry...

    .
  • Order of Christ
    Order of Christ (Portugal)
    The Military Order of Christ previously the Royal Order of the Knights of Our Lord Jesus Christ was the heritage of the Knights Templar in Portugal, after the suppression of the Templars in 1312...

    .
  • Order of Liberty
    Order of Liberty
    The Order of Liberty, or Freedom, is a Portuguese honorific civil order that distinguishes relevant services to the cause of democracy and freedom, in the defense of the values of civilization and human dignification...

    .
  • Order of Merit.
  • Order of Prince Henry.
  • Order of Public Instruction.
  • Order of Santiago da Espada.
  • Order of the Tower and Sword
    Order of the Tower and Sword
    The Military Order of the Tower and of the Sword, of Valour, Loyalty and Merit is a Portuguese order of knighthood and the pinnacle of the Portuguese honours system. It was created by King Afonso V in 1459....

    .

Romania


  • Order for Merit.
  • Order of Michael the Brave
    Order of Michael the Brave
    The Order of Michael the Brave is Romania's highest military decoration, instituted by King Ferdinand I during the early stages of the Romanian Campaign of World War I, and was again awarded in World War II...

    .
  • Order of the Faithful Service.
  • Order of the Star of Romania
    Order of the Star of Romania
    The Order of the Star of Romania is Romania's highest civil order. It is awarded by the President of Romania...

    .
  • Vulture of Romania
    Vulture of Romania
    The Honorific Sign "The Vulture of Romania" is a special decoration, part of the National Decorations System, awarded to Romanian Parliamentarians, members of the Senate or of the Chamber of Deputies...

    .

Russia



Honorary title:
  • Hero of the Russian Federation
    Hero of the Russian Federation
    Hero of the Russian Federation is a Russian decoration and the highest honorary title that can be bestowed on a citizen by the Russian Federation. The President of the Russian Federation is the main conferring authority of the medal, which is bestowed on those committing actions or deeds that...

    .


Orders:
  • Order of Alexander Nevsky
    Order of Alexander Nevsky
    The Order of Alexander Nevsky is an order of merit bestowed by the Russian Federation. It is named in honour ofAlexander Nevsky's struggle with the Teutonic Knights....

    .
  • Order of Courage
    Order of Courage
    The Order of Courage is a decoration presented by the government of the Russian Federation. Established in 1994, the order is presented for "acts of courage or self-sacrifice."- External links :* *...

    .
  • Order of Friendship
    Order of Friendship
    The Order of Friendship is a state decoration of Russia established by decree # 442 of March 2, 1994 of the President of the Russian Federation....

    .
  • Order of Honour.
  • Order of Kutuzov
    Order of Kutuzov
    The Order of Kutuzov is a Soviet and Russian military award, named after famous Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov ....

    .
  • Order of Merit for the Fatherland
    Order of Merit for the Fatherland
    The Order of Merit for the Fatherland was instituted on 2 March 1994 by Presidential Decree. The statutes describe it as a decoration for merit, not an order of knights....

    .
  • Order of Military Merit
    Order of Military Merit (Russia)
    The Order of Military Merit is a military decoration of the Russian Federation. It was established by presidential decree on 2 March 1994...

    .
  • Order of Nakhimov
    Order of Nakhimov
    Order of Nakhimov is one of the highest naval awards in former USSR and nominally in Russian Federation, along with the order of Ushakov. Established on March 3, 1944, it has two classes, both of them feature an anchor-shaped star...

    .
  • Order of Naval Merit.
  • Order of St. Andrew
    Order of St. Andrew
    The Order of St. Andrew the First-Called is the first and the highest order of chivalry of the Russian Empire.- Russian Empire :The Order was established in 1698 by Tsar Peter the Great, in honour of Saint Andrew, the first apostle of Jesus and patron saint of Russia...

     – The highest civil and military award.
  • Order of St. George
    Order of St. George
    The Military Order of the Holy Great-Martyr and the Triumphant George The Military Order of the Holy Great-Martyr and the Triumphant George The Military Order of the Holy Great-Martyr and the Triumphant George (also known as Order of St. George the Triumphant, Russian: Военный орден Св...

     – The highest military award.
  • Order of Suvorov
    Order of Suvorov
    The Order of Suvorov is a Soviet award, named after Aleksandr Suvorov , that was established on July 29, 1942 by a decision of the Presidium of Supreme Soviet of the USSR. This decoration was created to award senior army personnel for exceptional leadership in combat operations...

    .
  • Order of Ushakov
    Order of Ushakov
    The Order of Ushakov was one of the highest naval awards of the Soviet Union among the Order of Nakhimov and it active is up to this day. Its name commemorates the Admiral Fyodor Ushakov, who never lost a battle and was proclaimed patron saint of the Russian Navy.The order was instituted during...

    .
  • Order of Zhukov
    Order of Zhukov
    The Order of Zhukov is military decoration of the Russian Federation. It was established by presidential decree on 9 May 1994. The order is named after Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov...

    .


Crosses:
  • Cross of St. George
    Cross of St. George
    thumb|Original Cross of St. George.Ist and 2nd class were in gold.The Cross of St. George ', or simply the George's Cross, was, until 1913, officially known as the Sign of Distinction of the Military Order of St. George....

    .


Medals:
  • Medal of Nesterov.
  • Medal of Suvorov.
  • Medal of the Gold Star
    Gold Star
    The Gold Star medal is a special insignia that identifies recipients of the title "Hero" in the Soviet Union and its communist allies, and several post-Soviet states.-Soviet origin:...

     – For the title "Hero of the Russian Federation".
  • Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland
    Order of Merit for the Fatherland
    The Order of Merit for the Fatherland was instituted on 2 March 1994 by Presidential Decree. The statutes describe it as a decoration for merit, not an order of knights....

    .
  • Medal of Ushakov.
  • Medal of Valour.
  • Medal of Zhukov
    Medal of Zhukov
    The Medal of Zhukov is a medal "which is awarded to military and civilian personnel of the Red Army, the Russian Navy, the NKVD, the Partisans, and members of the underground, for their bravery, perseverance, and courage demonstrated in battle operations against Nazi invaders, Japanese militarists,...

    .

Rwanda


Orders:
  • Distinguished Conduct Order.
  • Long Service and Good Conduct Order.
  • Order of Bravery.
  • Order of Honour.

Medals:
  • Campaign Against Genocide Medal.
  • Defence Superior Service Medal.
  • Distinguished Service Medal.
  • Exemplary Performance Medal.
  • National Liberation Medal.
  • Peace Support Operation Medal.

Sierra Leone

  • Order of the Republic.
  • Order of the Rokel.

Singapore


  • Order of Nila Utama
    Darjah Utama Nila Utama
    The Darjah Utama Nila Utama is Singapore's third most important national honour and was instituted in 1975.There are 3 grades of the Order of Nila Utama:*the First Class, consisting of the Badge and the Star of the Order...

    .
  • Order of Temasek.

Soviet Union




Honorary titles:
  • Hero of Socialist Labour.
  • Hero of the Soviet Union
    Hero of the Soviet Union
    The title Hero of the Soviet Union was the highest distinction in the Soviet Union, awarded personally or collectively for heroic feats in service to the Soviet state and society.-Overview:...

    .

Orders:
  • Order of Lenin
    Order of Lenin
    The Order of Lenin , named after the leader of the Russian October Revolution, was the highest decoration bestowed by the Soviet Union...

    .
  • Order of Suvorov
    Order of Suvorov
    The Order of Suvorov is a Soviet award, named after Aleksandr Suvorov , that was established on July 29, 1942 by a decision of the Presidium of Supreme Soviet of the USSR. This decoration was created to award senior army personnel for exceptional leadership in combat operations...

    .
  • Order of the October Revolution
    Order of the October Revolution
    The Order of the October Revolution was instituted on October 31, 1967, in time for the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. It was awarded to individuals or groups for services furthering communism or the state, or in enhancing the defenses of the Soviet Union, military and civil...

    .
  • Order of the Red Banner
    Order of the Red Banner
    The Soviet government of Russia established the Order of the Red Banner , a military decoration, on September 16, 1918 during the Russian Civil War...

    .
  • Order of Victory
    Order of Victory
    The Order of Victory was the highest military decoration in the Soviet Union, and one of the rarest orders in the world. The order was awarded only to Generals and Marshals for successfully conducting combat operations involving one or more army groups and resulting in a "successful operation...

    .

Spain


  • Laureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand
    Laureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand
    The Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinand , commonly known as Laureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand , is Spain's highest military award for gallantry...

    .
  • Order of Alcántara
    Order of Alcántara
    The Order of Alcántara , also called the Knights of St. Julian, was originally a military order of León, founded in 1166 and confirmed by Pope Alexander III in 1177.-Alcántara:...

    .
  • Order of Calatrava
    Order of Calatrava
    The Order of Calatrava was the first military order founded in Castile, but the second to receive papal approval. The papal bull confirming the Order of Calatrava as a Militia was given by Pope Alexander III on September 26, 1164.-Origins and Foundation:...

    .
  • Order of Charles III.
  • Order of Isabella the Catholic.
  • Order of Santiago
    Order of Santiago
    The Order of Santiago was founded in the 12th century, and owes its name to the national patron of Galicia and Spain, Santiago , under whose banner the Christians of Galicia and Asturias began in the 9th century to combat and drive back the Muslims of the Iberian Peninsula.-History:Santiago de...

    .
  • Order of the Golden Fleece
    Order of the Golden Fleece
    The Order of the Golden Fleece is an order of chivalry founded in Bruges by Philip III, Duke of Burgundy in 1430, to celebrate his marriage to the Portuguese princess Infanta Isabella of Portugal, daughter of King John I of Portugal. It evolved as one of the most prestigious orders in Europe...

    .

Sri Lanka


  • Deshamanya
    Deshamanya
    Deshamanya is the second highest Sri Lankan national honour awarded by the Government of Sri Lanka as a civil honour.It is conventionally used as a title or prefix to the awardee's name....

    .
  • Sri Lankabhimanya
    Sri Lankabhimanya
    Sri Lankabhimanya is the highest National Honor of Sri Lanka awarded by the President of Sri Lanka on behalf of the Government. It is conventionally used as a title or prefix to the name of the person who received the award. It is the highest civil honour conferred for exceptionally outstanding...

    .


Military gallantry awards:
  • Parama Weera Vibhushanaya
    Parama Weera Vibhushanaya
    Parama Weera Vibhushanaya , is the highest Sri Lankan military decoration equivalent to the British Victoria Cross , or the United States Medal of Honor, that's awarded as a reward for all ranks of the tri services individual acts of gallantry...

    .
  • Rana Wickrama Padakkama
    Rana Wickrama Padakkama
    The Rana Wickrama Padakkama medal and bar are presented to Sri Lankan military officers and other ranks as a reward for individual or allied acts of heroism in facing the enemy and performed of their own accord.-How medal awarded:It is ordained that the decoration shall be granted to all ranks of...

    .
  • Rana Sura Padakkama
    Rana Sura Padakkama
    The Rana Sura Padakkama is a medal presented to members of all ranks of the Military of Sri Lanka for individual and/or associated acts of heroism in facing the enemy and performed of their own accord. The decoration is presented by the President of Sri Lanka...

    .
  • Weerodara Vibhushanaya
    Weerodara Vibhushanaya
    The Weerodara Vibhushanaya medal and bar are the second highest Sri Lankan military decoration that is presented to soldiers and civilians as a reward for their individual acts of gallantry and prominent bravery of a most exceptional order performed which is of a non military nature of their own...

    .
  • Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya
    Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya
    Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya Medal and Bar are the third highest Sri Lankan military decoration that is presented to officers and other ranks as a reward for individual acts of gallantry and conspicuous bravery which is of a military nature of a high order in the face of the enemy, carried out...

    .

Military distinguished service awards:
  • Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal
    Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal
    The Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal shall be granted to All regular officers and other ranks of the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Air Force, who complete 12 years continuous service and whose character and conduct have been irreproachable and who are recommended by their...

    .
  • Uttama Seva Padakkama
    Uttama Seva Padakkama
    The Uttama Seva Padakkama is presented to all ranks of the Regular Forces of the Sri Lankan military for valuable service and dedication to duty with the outstanding ability, merit and excellent conduct, given that they count not less than 15 years continuous and uninterrupted service and possess...

    .
  • Videsha Seva Padakkama
    Videsha Seva Padakkama
    The Videsha Seva Padakkama medal will be granted to all ranks of the Regular and Volunteer Forces of the Army, Navy and Air Force of the Sri Lanka for active service outside the territorial limits of the Island, given that such service is linked with active service in an overseas military...

    .
  • Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya
    Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya
    The Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya medal and bar are presented to Sri Lankan senior military officers of three services, given that their loyal service is of not less than 25 years and possess a perfectly flawless record of moral and military conduct, will be appropriate for the award...

    .

Sweden


  • Order of the Polar Star
    Order of the Polar Star
    The Order of the Polar Star is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I of Sweden on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the Seraphim....

    .
  • Order of the Sword
    Order of the Sword
    The Order of the Sword is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I of Sweden on February 23, 1748, together with the Order of the Seraphim and the Order of the Polar Star.Awarded to officers, and originally intended as an award for bravery and particularly long or useful service, it...

    .
  • Order of Vasa
    Order of Vasa
    The Royal Order of Vasa was a Swedish Royal order of chivalry, awarded to citizens of Sweden for service to state and society especially in the fields of agriculture, mining and commerce. It was instituted on 29 May 1772 by King Gustav III of Sweden...

    .
  • Royal Order of the Seraphim.

Syria


Honorary title:
  • Hero of the Republic.


Orders:
  • Order of Bravery.
  • Order of Civil Merit.
  • Order of Devotion.
  • Order of Military Honour.
  • Order of Military Merit.
  • Order of the Syrian Family.
  • Order of Ummayad Syria.
  • Order of Wounded.

Taiwan

  • Order of Brilliant Jade.
  • Order of Brilliant Star.
  • Order of Chiang Kai-Shek.
  • Order of Propitious Clouds.
  • Order of Sun Yat-Sen.

Tunisia

  • National Service Order.
  • Order of Academic Merit.
  • Order of Artisan Merit.
  • Order of Cultural Merit.
  • Order of Educational Merit.
  • Order of Sports Merit.
  • Order of the Republic.

Turkey


State medals:
  • State Medal of Distinguished Service
    State Medal of Distinguished Service (Turkey)
    State Medal of Distinguished Service is one of the three civil state decorations of Turkey. The medal was established on October 24, 1983 with the Law on Medals and Orders, Act No. 2933...

     (Devlet Üstün Hizmet Madalyası).
  • State Medal of Honor (Devlet Şeref Madalyası).
  • State Medal of Pride (Devlet Övünç Madalyası).
  • State Medal of War (Devlet Savaş Madalyası).

State orders:
  • Order of Merit (Liyakat Nişanı).
  • Order of State (Devlet Nişanı).
  • Order of the Republic (Cumhuriyet Nişanı).

Military medals:
  • Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Achievement (TSK Başarı Madalyası).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Distinguished Courage and Self-Sacrifice
    Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Distinguished Courage and Self-Sacrifice
    Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Distinguished Courage and Self-Sacrifice is one of the highest medals that can be bestowed upon an individual by the Turkish Armed Forces and was first created on July 3, 1975.-General:...

     (TSK Üstün Cesaret ve Feragat Madalyası).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Distinguished Service
    Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Distinguished Service
    Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Distinguished Service was first created on July 27, 1967 and took its current form on July 29, 1983.-General:Five large and five small stars on dark blue background circling an insignia of a crescent moon and a star on red background, the symbol of the Turkish flag,...

     (TSK Üstün Hizmet Madalyası).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Honor
    Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Honor
    Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Honor is the highest medal that can be bestowed upon an individual by the Turkish Armed Forces and was first created on July 27, 1967.- General :...

     (TSK Şeref Madalyası).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Merit (TSK Liyakat Madalyası).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Pride in Service (TSK Hizmet Övünç Madalyası).

Military orders:
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Honor (TSK Şeref Nişanı).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Merit (TSK Liyakat Nişanı).
  • Turkish Armed Forces Order of Pride (TSK Övünç Nişanı).

Former decorations:
  • Medal of Independence (İstiklal Madalyası)

Uganda

  • Distinguished Service Order.
  • Order of the Source of the Nile.
  • Victory Order.

Ukraine



Honorary title:
  • Hero of Ukraine
    Hero of Ukraine
    Hero of Ukraine is the highest state decoration that can be conferred upon an individual citizen by the Government of Ukraine. The title was created in 1998 by President Leonid Kuchma and as of August 25 2011 the total number of awards is 265. The award is divided into two classes of distinction:...

    .


Orders:
  • Order For Courage
    Order For Courage
    The Order For Courage is the Ukrainian award, first established by Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma on August 21, 1996.-Awards of the President of Ukraine For Courage:...

    .
  • Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky.
  • Order of Merit
    Order of Merit (Ukraine)
    The Order of Merit first, second or third class, is the Ukrainian award, given to individuals for outstanding achievements in economics, science, culture, military or political spheres of activity...

    .
  • Order of Princess Olga
    Order of Princess Olga
    The Order of Princess Olga is a Ukrainian civil decoration, featuring Olga of Kiev and bestowed to women for "personal merits in state, production, scientific, educational, cultural, charity and other spheres of social activities, for upbringing children in families"...

    .
  • Order of the Nation.

United Arab Emirates

  • Order of Nahayyan (Abu Dhabi).
  • Order of Zayed
    Order of Zayed
    - Recipients :* Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Crown Prince of Qatar in 2005* Vladimir Putin, Russia's Prime Minister on September 10, 2007* Queen Elizabeth II on November 25, 2010....

    .
  • Police Order of Bravery (Dubai).

United Kingdom


  • Commonwealth realms orders and decorations
    Commonwealth Realms orders and decorations
    This article concerns the orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms awarded by the sovereign in right of each nation.Awards are listed by order of wear.-Antigua and Barbuda:* The Most Exalted Order of the National Hero...

    .
    • Order of St Michael and St George
      Order of St Michael and St George
      The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is an order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later George IV of the United Kingdom, while he was acting as Prince Regent for his father, George III....

      .
    • Order of the Garter
      Order of the Garter
      The Most Noble Order of the Garter, founded in 1348, is the highest order of chivalry, or knighthood, existing in England. The order is dedicated to the image and arms of St...

       (KG).
    • Royal Victorian Order
      Royal Victorian Order
      The Royal Victorian Order is a dynastic order of knighthood and a house order of chivalry recognising distinguished personal service to the order's Sovereign, the reigning monarch of the Commonwealth realms, any members of her family, or any of her viceroys...

      .
    • Victoria Cross
      Victoria Cross
      The Victoria Cross is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories....

       (VC).
  • 100 Greatest Britons
    100 Greatest Britons
    100 Greatest Britons was broadcast in 2002 by the BBC. The programme was the result of a vote conducted to determine whom the United Kingdom public considers the greatest British people in history. The series, Great Britons, included individual programmes on the top ten, with viewers having further...

     – A vote conducted in 2002 to determine whom the United Kingdom public considers the greatest British people in history (BBC
    BBC
    The British Broadcasting Corporation is a British public service broadcaster. Its headquarters is at Broadcasting House in the City of Westminster, London. It is the largest broadcaster in the world, with about 23,000 staff...

    ).
  • 100 Worst Britons – A vote conducted in 2003 to determine whom the United Kingdom public considers the worst British people in history (Channel 4
    Channel 4
    Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster which began working on 2 November 1982. Although largely commercially self-funded, it is ultimately publicly owned; originally a subsidiary of the Independent Broadcasting Authority , the station is now owned and operated by the Channel...

    ).
  • Order of Industrial Heroism
    Order of Industrial Heroism
    The Order of Industrial Heroism was a private civil award given in the United Kingdom by the Daily Herald newspaper to honour examples of heroism carried out by ordinary workers. Many of the 440 awards were posthumous....

    .

United States



  • Congressional Gold Medal.
  • Honorary citizen of the United States
    Honorary Citizen of the United States
    A person of exceptional merit, generally a non-United States citizen, may be declared an Honorary Citizen of the United States by an Act of Congress, or by a proclamation issued by the President of the United States, pursuant to authorization granted by Congress.Seven people have been so honored,...

    .
  • Legion of Merit
    Legion of Merit
    The Legion of Merit is a military decoration of the United States armed forces that is awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements...

    .
  • Medal of Honor
    Medal of Honor
    The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government. It is bestowed by the President, in the name of Congress, upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves through "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her...

    .
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Presidential Medal of Freedom
    The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with thecomparable Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress—the highest civilian award in the United States...

    .

Uzbekistan

  • Hero of Uzbekistan – Honorary title.
  • Mustaqillik Order.
  • Order of Dustlik.
  • Order of Shon Sharaf.

Venezuela

  • Military Order of General José Antonio Paez.
  • Military Order of General Rafael Urdaneta.
  • Order of Bolivar.
  • Order of Francisco de Miranda
    Order of Francisco de Miranda
    The Order of Francisco de Miranda is conferred by the Republic of Venezuela in memory of Francisco de Miranda . This national honor and decoration was created to recognize Venezuelan citizens and foreigners who have contributed to the sciences, to the progress of the country, to the humanities or...

    .
  • Order of the Liberator
    Order of the Liberator
    The Order of the Liberator is the highest distinction of Venezuela and is appointed for services to the country, outstading merit and benefits made to the community. For Venezuelans the order ranks first from other orders, national and foreign....

    .
  • Order of the Star of Carabobo.

Yugoslavia


Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia:
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia:

Miscellaneous


  • All-America City Award
    All-America City Award
    The All-America City Award is given by the National Civic League annually to ten cities in the United States.The oldest community recognition program in the nation, the award recognizes communities whose citizens work together to identify and tackle community-wide challenges and achieve uncommon...

     – To communities whose citizens work together to identify and tackle community-wide challenges (National Civic League
    National Civic League
    The National Civic League is an American non-profit organization that advocates for transparency, effectiveness, and openness in local government...

    ).
  • Chap of the Year – As voted for by the readers of The Chap
    The Chap
    The Chap is a British magazine published six times a year and related books edited by Gustav Temple, proposing a return to a dandified way of life, involving tweed, pipe smoking, brogues and finely pressed trousers. The magazine has featured such noted Chaps and Chapettes as Stephen Fry, Leslie...

    .
  • Dickin Medal
    Dickin Medal
    The Dickin Medal was instituted in 1943 in the United Kingdom by Maria Dickin to honour the work of animals in war. It is a bronze medallion, bearing the words "For Gallantry" and "We Also Serve" within a laurel wreath, carried on a ribbon of striped green, dark brown and pale blue...

     – To animals that have displayed conspicuous gallantry or devotion to duty while serving or associated with any branch of the armed forces or civil defence units (People's Dispensary for Sick Animals).
  • Evening Standard Pub of the Year – Awarded annually to a pub selected from a shortlist by readers of London's Evening Standard
    Evening Standard
    The Evening Standard, now styled the London Evening Standard, is a free local daily newspaper, published Monday–Friday in tabloid format in London. It is the dominant regional evening paper for London and the surrounding area, with coverage of national and international news and City of London...

    .
  • Guinness World Records
    Guinness World Records
    Guinness World Records, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records , is a reference book published annually, containing a collection of world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world...

     – For world record
    World record
    A world record is usually the best global performance ever recorded and verified in a specific skill or sport. The book Guinness World Records collates and publishes notable records of all types, from first and best to worst human achievements, to extremes in the natural world and beyond...

    s.
  • Order of the Smile – Given by children to adults distinguished in their love, care, and aid for children.
  • Pipe Smoker of the Year
    Pipe Smoker of the Year
    Pipe Smoker of the Year was an award given out annually by the British Pipesmokers' Council, to honour a famous pipe-smoking individual. The award was discontinued in 2004 because its organisers feared it fell foul of laws banning all advertising and promotion of tobacco.-Pipe Smokers of the Year:...

     – To a famous pipe-smoking individual (British Pipesmokers' Council).

Mock prizes


  • Big Brother Awards
    Big Brother Awards
    The Big Brother Awards recognize "the government and private sector organizations ... which have done the most to threaten personal privacy".They are named after the George Orwell character Big Brother from the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.-Countries:...

     – To authorities, companies, organisations, and persons that have been acting particularly and consistently to threaten or violate people's privacy, or disclosed people's personal data to third parties.
  • Bulwer–Lytton Fiction Contest – For composing the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels (English Department of the San Jose State University
    San José State University
    San Jose State University is a public university located in San Jose, California, United States...

    ).
  • Darwin Awards
    Darwin Awards
    The Darwin Awards are a tongue-in-cheek honor, created by Wendy Northcutt to recognize individuals who contribute to human evolution by self-selecting themselves out of the gene pool through putting themselves in life-threatening situations...

     – The Darwin Awards "commemorate individuals who protect our gene pool by making the ultimate sacrifice of their own lives".
  • Foot in Mouth Award
    Foot in Mouth award
    The Foot in Mouth Award is awarded each year by the British Plain English Campaign for "a baffling comment by a public figure".- Winners :*2010: Sports commentator Jamie Redknapp for misuse of the word "literally":*2009: Peter Mandelson Received the award for a particularly baffling sentence about...

     – For "a baffling comment by a public figure" (Plain English Campaign
    Plain English Campaign
    The Plain English Campaign is a commercial editing and training firm based in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1979 by Chrissie Maher, the company positions itself as a leader in plain-language advocacy, working to persuade organisations in the UK and abroad to communicate with the public in plain...

    ).
  • Golden Raspberry Awards – To the worst in film. Also known as the Razzies (Golden Raspberry Award Foundation).
  • Golden Turkey Awards
    The Golden Turkey Awards
    The Golden Turkey Awards is a 1980 book by film critic Michael Medved and his brother Harry Medved.The book awards the fictional "Golden Turkey Awards" to films judged by the authors as poor in quality, and to directors and actors judged to have created a chronically inept body of work...

     – To films judged as poor in quality, and to directors and actors judged to have created a chronically inept body of work (Michael Medved
    Michael Medved
    Michael Medved is an American radio host, author, political commentator and film critic. His Seattle, Washington-based nationally syndicated talk show, The Michael Medved Show, airs throughout the U.S...

     and Harry Medved).
  • Ig Nobel Prize
    Ig Nobel Prize
    The Ig Nobel Prizes are an American parody of the Nobel Prizes and are given each year in early October for ten unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research. The stated aim of the prizes is to "first make people laugh, and then make them think"...

     – Awarded annually for ten unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research (Annals of Improbable Research
    Annals of Improbable Research
    The Annals of Improbable Research is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to scientific humor, in the form of a satirical take on the standard academic journal...

    ).
  • Bad Sex in Fiction Award – To the author who produces the worst description of a sex scene in a novel (Literary Review
    Literary Review
    Literary Review is a British literary magazine founded in 1979 by Anne Smith, then head of the Department of English at Edinburgh University. Its offices are currently on Lexington Street in Soho, London, and it has a circulation of 44,750. Britain's principal literary monthly, the magazine was...

    ).
  • Naomi Awards
    Naomi Awards
    Naomi awards was a one off award ceremony dedicated to 'outstandingly bad' music acts. It is a parody of the BRIT Awards, and it was run by the music channel Music Choice. They were named after supermodel Naomi Campbell, whose own 1994 single "Love and Tears" was seen by Music Choice as a supremely...

     – To "outstandingly bad" music acts (Music Choice
    Music Choice
    Music Choice is a United States company that programs music and produces music-related content for digital cable, cell phones, and cable modem subscribers in the US. Music Choice programs dozens of audio music channels for digital cable subscribers, as well as programs and produces music-related...

    ).

Posthumous

  • Dag Hammarskjöld Medal
    Dag Hammarskjöld Medal
    The Dag Hammarskjöld Medal is a posthumous award given by the United Nations to military personnel, police, or civilians who lose their lives while serving in a United Nations peacekeeping operation...

     – To military personnel, police, or civilians who lose their lives while serving in a United Nations peacekeeping operation (United Nations
    United Nations
    The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and achievement of world peace...

    ).

General and miscellaneous


  • Albert Einstein World Award of Science
    Albert Einstein World Award of Science
    The Albert Einstein World Award for Science is a yearly award given by the World Cultural Council "as a means of recognition, and as an incentive to scientific and technological research and development", with special consideration for researches which "have brought true benefit and well being to...

     – True benefit and well being to mankind (World Cultural Council).
  • Alexander Agassiz Medal
    Alexander Agassiz Medal
    The Alexander Agassiz Medal is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences for an original contribution in the science of oceanography. It was established by Sir John Murray in honor of his friend Alexander Agassiz.-Recipients:-References:NotesA...

     – A medal and a prize of US$15,000 awarded every three years for original contribution in the science of oceanography (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • Aristeion Bodossaki (Bodossaki Foundation).
  • Arthur B. Guise Medal
    Arthur B. Guise Medal
    Arthur B. Guise Medal is awarded annually by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and recognizes eminent achievement in the advancement of the science and technology of fire protection engineering and is named in memory of the achievements of Arthur Guise ....

     – For eminent achievement in the advancement of the science and technology of fire protection engineering (Society of Fire Protection Engineers
    Society of Fire Protection Engineers
    The Society of Fire Protection Engineers is a professional society for fire protection engineering established in 1950. SFPE publishes the Journal of Fire Protection Engineering, published on behalf of the society by SAGE Publications and Fire Protection Engineering magazine is published...

    ).
  • Automotive X Prize
    Automotive X Prize
    The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE was a set of competitions, programs and events, from the X Prize Foundation to "inspire a new generation of super-efficient vehicles that help break America's addiction to oil and stem the effects of climate change." Progressive Insurance was the title...

     – Super-efficient vehicle design competition.
  • Balzan Prize
    Balzan Prize
    The International Balzan Prize Foundation awards four annual monetary prizes to people or organisations who have made outstanding achievements in the fields of humanities, natural sciences, culture, as well as for endeavours for peace and the brotherhood of man.-Rewards and assets:Each year the...

     – International prize for humanities, natural sciences and culture, as well as humanitarian endeavours for peace.
  • Bartolozzi Prize
    Bartolozzi Prize
    The Bartolozzi Prize is awarded by the Italian Mathematical Union every two years to an Italian mathematician below the age of 34. The prize is entitled to the memory of the Italian mathematician Giuseppe Bartolozzi....

     (Italian Mathematical Union
    Italian Mathematical Union
    The Italian Mathematical Union is a mathematics society based in Italy. It was founded on December 7, 1922 by Luigi Bianchi, Vito Volterra, and most notably, Salvatore Pincherle, who became the Union's first President...

    ).
  • Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis
    Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis
    The Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis is an innovation prize for applied laser technology open for participants world wide. It is biennially awarded by the German non-profit foundation Berthold Leibinger Stiftung for innovations on the application or generation of laser light. In total three...

     – Biennial international award for applied laser technology (Berthold Leibinger Stiftung
    Berthold Leibinger Stiftung
    The German foundation Berthold Leibinger Stiftung was founded in 1992 by the engineer, entrepreneur and patron Berthold Leibinger in Ditzingen near Stuttgart, Germany. The non-profit foundation is dedicated to cultural, scientific, church related and social issues. The capital stock amounts to 9.9...

    ).
  • Bodossaki Foundation Academic Prizes (Bodossaki Foundation).
  • Caccioppoli Prize
    Caccioppoli Prize
    The Caccioppoli Prize is awarded by the Italian Mathematical Union to an Italian mathematician not exceeding the age of 38 who established a wide international reputation . The prize is entitled to the memory of the Italian mathematician Renato Caccioppoli and is awarded on the occasion of the...

     (Italian Mathematical Union
    Italian Mathematical Union
    The Italian Mathematical Union is a mathematics society based in Italy. It was founded on December 7, 1922 by Luigi Bianchi, Vito Volterra, and most notably, Salvatore Pincherle, who became the Union's first President...

    ).
  • Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service
    Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service
    The Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service were created under the will of the late Ralph Hayes, an influential American business executive and philanthropist. Hayes conceived the awards to reward and encourage the best of human performance worldwide. Hayes served on the board of directors...

     (PNC Bank
    PNC Financial Services
    PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a U.S.-based financial services corporation, with assets of approximately $264.3 billion...

     Delaware
    Delaware
    Delaware is a U.S. state located on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, and to the north by Pennsylvania...

    ).
  • Copley Medal
    Copley Medal
    The Copley Medal is an award given by the Royal Society of London for "outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science, and alternates between the physical sciences and the biological sciences"...

     – Physical sciences and the biological science
    Biology
    Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. Biology is a vast subject containing many subdivisions, topics, and disciplines...

    s (Royal Society
    Royal Society
    The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, known simply as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science, and is possibly the oldest such society in existence. Founded in November 1660, it was granted a Royal Charter by King Charles II as the "Royal Society of London"...

     of London).
  • Crafoord Prize
    Crafoord Prize
    The Crafoord Prize is an annual science prize established in 1980 by Holger Crafoord, a Swedish industrialist, and his wife Anna-Greta Crafoord...

     – Astronomy, biosciences, geosciences, mathematics, and polyarthritis research (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden. The Academy is an independent, non-governmental scientific organization which acts to promote the sciences, primarily the natural sciences and mathematics.The Academy was founded on 2...

    ).
  • Dan David Prize
    Dan David Prize
    The Dan David Prize annually awards 3 prizes of $1 million each awarded by the Dan David Foundation and Tel Aviv University to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in the fields of science, technology, culture or social welfare. There are three prize categories - past, present and...

     – US$1 million prize honouring scientists in the field of "Future Dimension".
  • Demidov Prize
    Demidov Prize
    The Demidov Prize was a national scientific prize in the Russian Empire awarded annually to the members of the Russian Academy of Sciences. One of the most prestigious and oldest scientific awards in the world, its traditions influenced other awards of this kind including the Nobel Prize...

     – Prize established in 1831 for humanities and natural sciences and annually awarded to Russian scientists in Yekaterinburg
    Yekaterinburg
    Yekaterinburg is a major city in the central part of Russia, the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Oblast. Situated on the eastern side of the Ural mountain range, it is the main industrial and cultural center of the Urals Federal District with a population of 1,350,136 , making it Russia's...

    , Russia.
  • Global Security Challenge
    Global Security Challenge
    The Global Security Challenge runs international business plan competitions to find and select the most promising security technology startups in the world. The GSC holds regional selection events and a Security Summit in London to bring together innovators with government, industry and investors...

     – Awards over $500,000 US Dollar annually to the most promising security technologies. Co-hosted by the London Business School
    London Business School
    London Business School is an international business school and a constituent college of the federal University of London, located in central London, beside Regent's Park...

    .
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize
    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize
    The Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize is a research prize awarded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft every year since 1985 to scientists working in Germany. This highest German research prize consists of a research grant of 2.5 million euro, to be used within seven years...

    .
  • Governor's Award (Albania)
    Governor's Award (Albania)
    The Governor's Award is a prestigious annual award given to Albanian students worldwide that have developed the best diploma theses at the completion of their undergraduate studies.-History:...

    .
  • Harold Brown Award
    Harold Brown Award
    The Harold Brown Award is the highest award given by the United States Air Force to a scientist or engineer who applies scientific research to solve a problem critical to the needs of the Air Force.-History and purpose of the Harold Brown Award:...

     – Presented annually to a person who demonstrates significant achievement in research and development that led to a substantial improvement in the operational effectiveness of the United States Air Force
    United States Air Force
    The United States Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the American uniformed services. Initially part of the United States Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on September 18, 1947 under the National Security Act of...

    .
  • Harry C. Bigglestone Award
    Harry C. Bigglestone Award
    Harry C. Bigglestone Award is given annually to the paper appearing in Fire Technology journal that best represents excellence in the communication of fire protection concepts. Accompanying this award is a USD 5,000 cash prize from the Fire Protection Research Foundation.It is named to honour the...

     – Given annually to the paper appearing in Fire Technology
    Fire Technology
    Fire Technology is a peer-reviewed academic journal publishing scientific research dealing with the full range of actual, possible, and potential fire hazards facing humans and the environment. It publishes original contributions, both theoretical and empirical, that contribute to the solution of...

     journal that best represents excellence in the communication of fire protection concepts.
  • Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award
    Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award
    The Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award is awarded annually by the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust. It is considered the top award for research on the African continent.-In Memory of Harry Oppenheimer:...

    .
  • Harvey Prize
    Harvey Prize
    The Harvey Prize is awarded by the Technion in Haifa, Israel. It is awarded in different disciplines of Science, Technology, Human Health, and Contributions to Peace in the Middle East. Two awards - each of $75,000 - are given away annually...

     (Technion in Israel).
  • Ho-Am Prize
    Ho-Am Prize
    The Ho-Am Prize is a Korean annual award awarded to "domestic/abroad ethnic Korean who have made outstanding contributions to the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind," often referred to as the Korean equivalent of the Nobel Prize.Awarded since 1991, it is...

     – Korea
    Korea
    Korea ) is an East Asian geographic region that is currently divided into two separate sovereign states — North Korea and South Korea. Located on the Korean Peninsula, Korea is bordered by the People's Republic of China to the northwest, Russia to the northeast, and is separated from Japan to the...

    n awards for the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind.
  • Hubbard Medal
    Hubbard Medal
    The Hubbard Medal is awarded by the National Geographic Society for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research. The medal is named for Gardiner Greene Hubbard, first National Geographic Society president.-Recipients:...

     – For distinction in exploration, discovery, and research (National Geographic Society
    National Geographic Society
    The National Geographic Society , headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical...

    ).
  • Humboldt Prize
    Humboldt Prize
    The Humboldt Prize, also known as the Humboldt Research Award, is an award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to internationally renowned scientists and scholars, and is currently valued at € 60,000 with the possibility of further support during the prize winner's life. Up to one...

    .
  • Japan Prize
    Japan Prize
    is awarded to people from all parts of the world whose "original and outstanding achievements in science and technology are recognized as having advanced the frontiers of knowledge and served the cause of peace and prosperity for mankind."- Explanation :...

    .
  • John G. Clark Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Cultic Studies.
  • John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • Kavli Prize
    Kavli Prize
    The Kavli Prize was established in 2005 through a joint venture between the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, and The Kavli Foundation...

    .
  • Kyoto Prize
    Kyoto Prize
    The has been awarded annually since 1985 by the Inamori Foundation, founded by Kazuo Inamori. The prize is a Japanese award similar in intent to the Nobel Prize, as it recognizes outstanding works in the fields of philosophy, arts, science and technology...

     (Inamori Foundation).
  • Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service
    Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service
    The Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service is awarded by the Lasker Foundation. It was previously known as the Albert Lasker Public Service Award, but was renamed in 2000 in honour of his wife. Past Winners include:*2009 Michael Bloomberg...

     (Lasker Foundation
    Lasker Award
    The Lasker Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine. They are administered by the Lasker Foundation, founded by advertising pioneer Albert Lasker and his wife Mary...

    ).
  • Lenin Prize
    Lenin Prize
    The Lenin Prize was one of the most prestigious awards of the USSR, presented to individuals for accomplishments relating to science, literature, arts, architecture, and technology. It was created on June 23, 1925 and was awarded until 1934. During the period from 1935 to 1956, the Lenin Prize was...

     – Formerly awarded to Soviet citizens for achievements in arts and letters, cinema, mathematics, sciences, and other disciplines.
  • Lomonosov Gold Medal
    Lomonosov Gold Medal
    The Lomonosov Gold Medal, named after Russian scientist and polymath Mikhail Lomonosov, is awarded each year since 1959 for outstanding achievements in the natural sciences and the humanities by the USSR Academy of Sciences and later the Russian Academy of Sciences . Two medals are awarded...

     – Natural science
    Natural science
    The natural sciences are branches of science that seek to elucidate the rules that govern the natural world by using empirical and scientific methods...

    s and the humanities
    Humanities
    The humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences....

     (Russian Academy of Sciences
    Russian Academy of Sciences
    The Russian Academy of Sciences consists of the national academy of Russia and a network of scientific research institutes from across the Russian Federation as well as auxiliary scientific and social units like libraries, publishers and hospitals....

    ).
  • Majorana Prize
    Majorana Prize
    The Majorana Prize is awarded annually by the Electronic Journal of Theoretical Physics for outstanding contributions to theoretical physics. It is named after Ettore Majorana, an Italian theoretical physicist who began promising work on neutrino masses and Majorana equation...

    – Theoretical and mathematical physicists (Electronic Journal of Theoretical Physics
    Electronic Journal of Theoretical Physics
    The Electronic Journal of Theoretical Physics was established on 2003 as a peer-reviewed, open-access electronic journal of theoretical physics . The journal is published quarterly, notwithstanding special issues. EJTP also hands out the Majorana Prize every year.-External links:**...

    ).
  • Marcel Benoist Prize
    Marcel Benoist Prize
    The Marcel Benoist Prize, offered by the Marcel Benoist Foundation, is a monetary prize that has been offered annually since 1920 to a scientist of Swiss nationality or residency who has made the most useful scientific discovery. Emphasis is placed on those discoveries affecting human life...

     – For science
    Science
    Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe...

    s and the humanities
    Humanities
    The humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences....

     (Switzerland).
  • National Medal of Science
    National Medal of Science
    The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and...

     – To scientists and engineers in behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics (President of the United States on recommendation of the National Science Foundation
    National Science Foundation
    The National Science Foundation is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health...

    ).
  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation – To American inventors and innovators who have made significant contributions to the development of new and important technology.
  • Nicholas Appert Award
    Nicholas Appert Award
    The Nicholas Appert Award has been awarded every year since 1942 by the Chicago Section of the Institute of Food Technologists. Given for lifetime and consistent achievement in food technology, it is named after Nicolas Appert, the French inventor of airtight food preservation. Award winners...

     – For lifetime contributions to food technology
    Food technology
    Food technology, is a branch of food science which deals with the actual production processes to make foods.-Early history of food technology:...

     (Institute of Food Technologists
    Institute of Food Technologists
    The Institute of Food Technologists or IFT is an international, non-profit professional organization for the advancement of food science and technology. It is the largest of food science organizations in the world, encompassing 22,000 members worldwide as of 2006. It is referred to as "THE Society...

    ).
  • Nierenberg Prize
    Nierenberg Prize
    The Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest is given annually by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. It was created through a gift of the family to honor the memory of William Nierenberg...

     for Science in the Public Interest – Annual, $25,000.
  • Nigeria Prize for Science
    Nigeria Prizes for Science and Literature
    The Nigeria Prize for Science and The Nigeria Prize for Literature are Nigerian science and literary awards presented annually since 2004. The award is sponsored by Nigeria LNG in partnership with the Nigerian Academy of Science and the Nigerian Academy of Letters...

     – For significant advances in science by Nigerians living at home and/or abroad. Annual, $100,000.
  • Nobel Prize in Economics
    Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
    The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, but officially the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel , is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, generally regarded as one of the...

     (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden. The Academy is an independent, non-governmental scientific organization which acts to promote the sciences, primarily the natural sciences and mathematics.The Academy was founded on 2...

    ).
  • Nuclear-Free Future Award
    Nuclear-Free Future Award
    Since 1998 the Nuclear-Free Future Award is an award given to anti-nuclear activists, organizations and communities. The award is intended to promote the opposition to uranium mining, nuclear weapons and nuclear power....

     – Awarded annually.
  • Otto Hahn Medal
    Otto Hahn Medal
    The Otto Hahn Medal is awarded by the Max Planck Society to young scientists and researchers in both the natural and social sciences. The prestigious award takes its name from the German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate Otto Hahn, who served as the first president of the Max Planck Society from...

     – Awarded annually (Max Planck Society
    Max Planck Society
    The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science is a formally independent non-governmental and non-profit association of German research institutes publicly funded by the federal and the 16 state governments of Germany....

    ).
  • Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science
    Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science
    The Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science is given annually by the Phi Beta Kappa Society to authors of significant books in the fields of science and mathematics. The award was first given in 1959 to anthropologist Loren Eiseley.-Award winners:-References:...

     – Awarded annually for science books.
  • Prince of Asturias Awards
    Prince of Asturias Awards
    The Prince of Asturias Awards are a series of annual prizes awarded in Spain by the Prince of Asturias Foundation to individuals, entities or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, and public affairs....

     – Science
    Science
    Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe...

    s, public affairs
    Public relations
    Public relations is the actions of a corporation, store, government, individual, etc., in promoting goodwill between itself and the public, the community, employees, customers, etc....

    , and the humanities
    Humanities
    The humanities are academic disciplines that study the human condition, using methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as distinguished from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences....

     (Felipe, Prince of Asturias
    Felipe, Prince of Asturias
    Felipe, Prince of Asturias de Borbón y de Grecia; born 30 January 1968), is the third child and only son of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain....

    ).
  • Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz International Prize for Water – Bi-annual international prize for water-related research.
  • Rumelhart Prize
    Rumelhart Prize
    The David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Theoretical Foundations of Human Cognition was founded in 2001 in honor of the celebrated cognitive scientist David Rumelhart. The annual award is presented at the Cognitive Science Society meeting, where the recipient gives a lecture and...

     – For contributions to the theoretical foundations of human cognition.
  • Rumford Medal
    Rumford Medal
    The Rumford Medal is awarded by the Royal Society every alternating year for "an outstandingly important recent discovery in the field of thermal or optical properties of matter made by a scientist working in Europe". First awarded in 1800, it was created after a 1796 donation of $5000 by the...

     – Restricted to scientists working in Europe (Royal Society
    Royal Society
    The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, known simply as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science, and is possibly the oldest such society in existence. Founded in November 1660, it was granted a Royal Charter by King Charles II as the "Royal Society of London"...

    ).
  • Rumford Prize
    Rumford Prize
    Founded in 1796, the Rumford Prize, awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, is one of the oldest scientific prizes in the United States. The prize recognizes contributions by scientists to the fields of heat and light...

     (American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs.James Bowdoin, John Adams, and...

    ).
  • Rutherford Medal (Royal Society of New Zealand
    Royal Society of New Zealand
    The Royal Society of New Zealand , known as the New Zealand Institute before 1933, was established in 1867 to co-ordinate and assist the activities of a number of regional research societies including the Auckland Institute, the Wellington Philosophical Society, the Philosophical Institute of...

    ).
  • Safe-In-Sound Award – For excellence in hearing loss prevention.
  • Shaw Prize
    Shaw Prize
    The Shaw Prize is an annual award first presented by the Shaw Prize Foundation in 2004. Established in 2002 in Hong Kong, it honours living "individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or...

    .
  • Stampacchia Medal
    Stampacchia Medal
    The Stampacchia Gold Medal is an international prize awarded every three years by the Italian Mathematical Union together with the Ettore Majorana Foundation , in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of calculus of variations and related applications...

     (Italian Mathematical Union
    Italian Mathematical Union
    The Italian Mathematical Union is a mathematics society based in Italy. It was founded on December 7, 1922 by Luigi Bianchi, Vito Volterra, and most notably, Salvatore Pincherle, who became the Union's first President...

    ).
  • State Science and Technology Prizes
    State Science and Technology Prizes
    The State Science and Technology Prizes is the highest honor in People's Republic of China in science and technology, in order to recognize citizens and organizations who have made remarkable contributions to scientific and technological progress, and to promote the development of science and...

     – The highest award granted for science and technology in China.
  • Vannevar Bush Award
    Vannevar Bush Award
    The National Science Board established the Vannevar Bush Award in 1980 to honor Dr. Vannevar Bush's unique contributions to public service. His name is pronounced ....

     – Welfare of mankind and the nation (National Science Foundation
    National Science Foundation
    The National Science Foundation is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health...

    ).
  • Wayne B. Nottingham Prize
    Wayne B. Nottingham Prize
    The Wayne B. Nottingham Prize is awarded annually at the Physical Electronics Conference, a conference that focuses on new research results in surface science and in the chemistry of surfaces and interfaces. The prestigious Nottingham Prize was established from contributions given in memory of...

     – Awarded annually for outstanding doctoral research in surface science
    Surface science
    Surface science is the study of physical and chemical phenomena that occur at the interface of two phases, including solid–liquid interfaces, solid–gas interfaces, solid–vacuum interfaces, and liquid-gas interfaces. It includes the fields of surface chemistry and surface physics. Some related...

    .
  • Werner von Siemens Ring
    Werner von Siemens Ring
    The Werner von Siemens Ring is considered to be among the highest ranking awards for technical sciences in Germany. It has been awarded from 1916 to 1941 and since 1952 about every three years by the foundation Stiftung Werner-von-Siemens-Ring...

     – Tributes to persons who have promoted the technical sciences.

Agriculture

  • Borlaug Award.
  • Wolf Prize in Agriculture
    Wolf Prize in Agriculture
    The Wolf Prize in Agriculture is awarded once a year by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation and awarded since 1978; the others are in Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and the Arts...

     (Wolf Foundation
    Wolf Foundation
    The Wolf Foundation is a private not-for-profit organization in Israel established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born Jewish Cuban inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel.- Ricardo Wolf :...

    ).
  • World Food Prize
    World Food Prize
    The World Food Prize is an international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.-The Prize:...

    .

Astronomy


  • Amateur Achievement Award (Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is a scientific and educational organization, founded in San Francisco on February 7, 1889. Its name derives from its origins on the Pacific Coast, but today it has members all over the country and the world...

    ).
  • Bruce Medal
    Bruce Medal
    The Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal is awarded every year by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for outstanding lifetime contributions to astronomy. It is named after Catherine Wolfe Bruce, an American patroness of astronomy, and was first awarded in 1898...

     (Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is a scientific and educational organization, founded in San Francisco on February 7, 1889. Its name derives from its origins on the Pacific Coast, but today it has members all over the country and the world...

    ).
  • Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics
    Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics
    The Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics is jointly awarded each year by the American Astronomical Society and American Institute of Physics for outstanding work in astrophysics. It is funded by the Heineman Foundation in honour of Dannie Heineman....

     – Astrophysics
    Astrophysics
    Astrophysics is the branch of astronomy that deals with the physics of the universe, including the physical properties of celestial objects, as well as their interactions and behavior...

     (American Astronomical Society
    American Astronomical Society
    The American Astronomical Society is an American society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC...

     and the American Institute of Physics
    American Institute of Physics
    The American Institute of Physics promotes science, the profession of physics, publishes physics journals, and produces publications for scientific and engineering societies. The AIP is made up of various member societies...

    ).
  • George Van Biesbroeck Prize
    George Van Biesbroeck Prize
    The George Van Biesbroeck Prize is an award for long-term achievements in the field of astronomy. According to the American Astronomical Society awards website; "The Van Biesbroeck prize is normally awarded every two years and honors a living individual for long-term extraordinary or unselfish...

     – Astronomy
    Astronomy
    Astronomy is a natural science that deals with the study of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth...

     (American Astronomical Society
    American Astronomical Society
    The American Astronomical Society is an American society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC...

    ).
  • Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society
    Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society
    -History:In the early years, more than one medal was often awarded in a year, but by 1833 only one medal was being awarded per year. This caused a problem when Neptune was discovered in 1846, because many felt an award should jointly be made to John Couch Adams and Urbain Le Verrier...

     – Astronomy
    Astronomy
    Astronomy is a natural science that deals with the study of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth...

     (Royal Astronomical Society
    Royal Astronomical Society
    The Royal Astronomical Society is a learned society that began as the Astronomical Society of London in 1820 to support astronomical research . It became the Royal Astronomical Society in 1831 on receiving its Royal Charter from William IV...

     of England).
  • James Craig Watson Medal
    James Craig Watson Medal
    thumb|right|400px|James Craig Watson MedalThe James Craig Watson Medal was established by the bequest of James Craig Watson, and is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences for contributions to astronomy.The recipients have been:-External links:*...

     – Astronomy
    Astronomy
    Astronomy is a natural science that deals with the study of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth...

     (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • Kavli Prize in Astrophysics
    Kavli Prize
    The Kavli Prize was established in 2005 through a joint venture between the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, and The Kavli Foundation...

     (Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
    Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
    The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters is a learned society based in Oslo, Norway.-History:The University of Oslo was established in 1811. The idea of a learned society in Christiania surfaced for the first time in 1841. The city of Throndhjem had no university, but had a learned...

    ).
  • Klumpke-Roberts Award
    Klumpke-Roberts Award
    The Klumpke-Roberts Award was established from a bequest by astronomer Dorothea Klumpke-Roberts and recognizes outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy...

     (Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is a scientific and educational organization, founded in San Francisco on February 7, 1889. Its name derives from its origins on the Pacific Coast, but today it has members all over the country and the world...

    ).
  • Lalande Prize
    Lalande Prize
    The Lalande Prize was an award for scientific advances in astronomy, given from 1802 through 1970 by the French Academy of Sciences.The prize was named for, and endowed by, astronomer Jérôme Lalande in 1801...

     – Awarded from 1802 through 1970 (French Academy of Sciences
    French Academy of Sciences
    The French Academy of Sciences is a learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, to encourage and protect the spirit of French scientific research...

    ).
  • Robert J. Trumpler Award
    Robert J. Trumpler Award
    The Robert J. Trumpler Award of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is given annually to a recent recipient of the Ph.D degree whose thesis is judged particularly significant to astronomy. The award is named after Robert Julius Trumpler, a notable Swiss-American astronomer .-Previous award...

     (Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is a scientific and educational organization, founded in San Francisco on February 7, 1889. Its name derives from its origins on the Pacific Coast, but today it has members all over the country and the world...

    ).

Aviation and space technology


  • America's Space Prize
    America's Space Prize
    America's Space Prize was a US$50 million space competition in orbital spaceflight established and funded in 2004 by hotel entrepreneur Robert Bigelow. The prize would have been awarded to the first US-based privately-funded team to design and build a reusable manned capsule capable of flying 5...

    .
  • Ansari X Prize
    Ansari X Prize
    The Ansari X Prize was a space competition in which the X Prize Foundation offered a US$10,000,000 prize for the first non-government organization to launch a reusable manned spacecraft into space twice within two weeks...

     – Private suborbital spaceflight, won by Mojave Aerospace Ventures
    Mojave Aerospace Ventures
    Mojave Aerospace Ventures is a company founded by Paul Allen and Burt Rutan to handle the commercial spinoffs from the Tier One project. It owns the intellectual property arising from Tier One, and it is in turn owned by Paul Allen and Burt Rutan...

    .
  • Collier Trophy
    Collier Trophy
    The Collier Trophy is an annual aviation award administered by the U.S. National Aeronautics Association , presented to those who have made "the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space...

     – A current award in the aviation field.
  • FAI Awards – Medals and diplomas for outstanding contributions to aeronautics and astronautics, especially in the field of sporting aviation (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
    Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
    The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale is the world governing body for air sports and aeronautics and astronautics world records. Its head office is in Lausanne, Switzerland. This includes man-carrying aerospace vehicles from balloons to spacecraft, and unmanned aerial vehicles...

    ).
  • Femina Cup
    Femina Cup (Aviation)
    The Coupe Femina was an award of 2000 francs established in 1910 by Pierre Lafitte the publisher of French women's magazine "Femina" to honour women pilots. It was a French challenge opened to Aviatrices only. It was awarded to the woman who, by sunset on 31 December each year, had made the longest...

     – Early aviation award for record breaking non-stop flights.
  • Google Lunar X Prize
    Google Lunar X Prize
    The Google Lunar X PRIZE, abbreviated GLXP, sometimes referred to as Moon 2.0, is a space competition organized by the X Prize Foundation, and sponsored by Google. It was announced at the Wired Nextfest on 13 September 2007...

     – For successfully launching, landing, and operating a rover on the lunar surface.
  • Gordon Bennett Cup.
  • Harmon Trophy
    Harmon Trophy
    The Harmon Trophy is a set of three international trophies, to be awarded annually to the world's outstanding aviator, aviatrix , and aeronaut...

    .
  • Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization
    Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization
    The Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization, generally known as the Heinlein Prize, was founded in 1988 to reward individuals who make practical contributions to the commercialization of space...

    .
  • Kremer prizes – Human-powered flight
    Human-powered aircraft
    A human-powered aircraft is an aircraft powered by direct human energy and the force of gravity; the thrust provided by the human may be the only source; however, a hang glider that is partially powered by pilot power is a human-powered aircraft where the flight path can be enhanced more than if...

    .
  • NASA
    NASA
    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the agency of the United States government that is responsible for the nation's civilian space program and for aeronautics and aerospace research...

     Centennial Challenges
    Centennial Challenges
    The Centennial Challenges are NASA space competition prize contests for non-government-funded technological achievements by American teams.-Current Challenges:...

    .
  • Orteig Prize
    Orteig Prize
    The Orteig Prize was a $25,000 reward offered on May 19, 1919, by New York hotel owner Raymond Orteig to the first allied aviator to fly non-stop from New York City to Paris or vice-versa. On offer for five years, it attracted no competitors...

     – Aviation for trans-atlantic crossing, won by Charles Lindbergh
    Charles Lindbergh
    Charles Augustus Lindbergh was an American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist.Lindbergh, a 25-year-old U.S...

    .
  • Polaris Award
    Polaris Award
    The Polaris Award is the highest decoration associated with civil aviation, awarded by the International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Associations to airline crews in recognition for acts of exceptional airmanship, heroic action or a combination of these two attributes. In extraordinary cases,...

    .
  • Sikorsky Prize
    Sikorsky Prize
    The Sikorsky Prize is a $250,000 reward established in 1980 by the American Helicopter Society to the first controlled flight of a human powered helicopter. It was named in honor of Igor Sikorsky. The prize has not yet been won...

     – Human-powered helicopters.
  • UAV Outback Challenge
    UAV Outback Challenge
    The UAV Challenge - Outback Rescue, often referred to as simply the UAV Outback Challenge or UAV Challenge, began in 2007 and has been held every year since. The event is aimed at promoting the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles and the development of low-cost systems that could be used for...

     – Current autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle award.
  • Wright Brothers Medal
    Wright Brothers Medal
    Conceived of in 1924 by the Dayton Section of the SAE, the SAE established Wright Brothers Medal in 1927 to recognize individuals who have made notable contributions in the engineering design, development, or operation of air and space vehicles...

    .

Biology

  • Clarke Medal
    Clarke Medal
    The Clarke Medal is awarded by the Royal Society of New South Wales for distinguished work in the Natural sciences.Named in honour of the Reverend William Branwhite Clarke, one of the founders of the Society...

     – For distinguished work in the natural science
    Natural science
    The natural sciences are branches of science that seek to elucidate the rules that govern the natural world by using empirical and scientific methods...

    s (Royal Society of New South Wales
    Royal Society of New South Wales
    The Royal Society of New South Wales is a learned society based in Sydney, Australia. It was established as the Philosophical Society of Australasia on 27 June 1821...

    , Australia).
  • D. L. Serventy Medal
    D. L. Serventy Medal
    The D.L. Serventy Medal may be awarded annually by the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union for outstanding published work on birds in the Australasian region. It commemorates Dr Dominic Serventy and was first awarded in 1991...

     – Ornithology
    Ornithology
    Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. Several aspects of ornithology differ from related disciplines, due partly to the high visibility and the aesthetic appeal of birds...

     (Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
    Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
    The Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union, also known as Birds Australia, was founded in 1901 to promote the study and conservation of the native bird species of Australia and adjacent regions. This makes it Australia's oldest national birding association. It is also Australia's largest...

    ).
  • E. B. Wilson Medal
    E. B. Wilson Medal
    The American Society for Cell Biology's highest honor for science, the E.B. Wilson Medal is presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for significant and far-reaching contributions to cell biology over the course of a career. It is named after Edmund Beecher Wilson.- Medalists :The following...

    .
  • Franklin Award – For open access in biology
    Biology
    Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. Biology is a vast subject containing many subdivisions, topics, and disciplines...

     (Bioinformatics Organization).
  • Global Environmental Citizen Award
    Global Environmental Citizen Award
    The Global Environmental Citizen Award is an environmental award created by the Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the Global Environment and bestowed annually upon an individual working to restore and protect the global environment.-List of winners:...

     (Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the Global Environment
    Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the Global Environment
    Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the Global Environment, affiliated with Harvard Medical School researches environmental health topics...

    ).
  • Indianapolis Prize
    Indianapolis Prize
    The Indianapolis Prize is an award given every other year to an individual who has made significant strides in conservation efforts involving an animal species or multiple animal species.-The prize:...

     – Conservation biology
    Conservation biology
    Conservation biology is the scientific study of the nature and status of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction...

     (Indianapolis Zoo
    Indianapolis Zoo
    The Indianapolis Zoo in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, first opened to the public in 1964. Its current home in White River State Park was opened in 1988 with a size of . The zoo hosts more than a million visitors each year and plays a role in worldwide conservation and research, including...

    ).
  • Infosys Prize in Life Sciences
    Infosys Prize
    The Infosys Prize is an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India. By recognizing and rewarding extraordinary accomplishments, the Infosys Prize aims to elevate the prestige of pure and applied sciences research in...

     – Biology, biotechnology, medicine, and agriculture (Infosys Science Foundation).
  • John Hobbs Medal
    John Hobbs Medal
    The John Hobbs Medal may be awarded annually by the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union for "outstanding contributions to ornithology as an amateur scientist". It commemorates John Hobbs and was first awarded in 1995...

     – Ornithology
    Ornithology
    Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. Several aspects of ornithology differ from related disciplines, due partly to the high visibility and the aesthetic appeal of birds...

     (Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
    Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
    The Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union, also known as Birds Australia, was founded in 1901 to promote the study and conservation of the native bird species of Australia and adjacent regions. This makes it Australia's oldest national birding association. It is also Australia's largest...

    ).
  • Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
    Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
    Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry is an annual prize awarded by Columbia University to a researcher or group of researchers that have made an outstanding contribution in basic research in the fields of biology or biochemistry....

     – Biology and biochemistry (Columbia University
    Columbia University
    Columbia University in the City of New York is a private, Ivy League university in Manhattan, New York City. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the...

    ).
  • Loye and Alden Miller Research Award
    Loye and Alden Miller Research Award
    The Loye and Alden Miller Research Award was established in 1993 by the Cooper Ornithological Society to recognize lifetime achievement in ornithological research...

     – Ornithology
    Ornithology
    Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds. Several aspects of ornithology differ from related disciplines, due partly to the high visibility and the aesthetic appeal of birds...

     (Cooper Ornithological Society
    Cooper Ornithological Society
    The Cooper Ornithological Society , formerly the Cooper Ornithological Club, was founded in 1893 in California. Its name commemorates James Graham Cooper, an early California biologist. It publishes the ornithological journal The Condor and the monograph series Studies in Avian Biology...

    ).
  • March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology
    March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology
    The March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology is awarded once a year by the March of Dimes. It carries a $250,000 award "to an investigator whose research brings us closer to the day when all babies will be born healthy." It also includes a medal in the shape of a Roosevelt dime.- Laureates...

    .
  • Overton Prize
    Overton Prize
    The Overton Prize is an annual prize is awarded for outstanding accomplishment to a scientist in the early to mid stage of his or her career who has already made a significant contribution to the field of computational biology either through research, education, service, or a combination of the three...

     in Computational Biology.
  • Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology
    Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology
    The Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences "in recognition of excellence in the field of microbiology." Named after Selman Waksman, it was first awarded in 1968....

    .

Chemistry

  • Alfred Stock Memorial Prize
    Alfred Stock Memorial Prize
    The Alfred-Stock Memorial Prize or Alfred-Stock-Gedächtnispreis is an award for "an outstanding independent scientific experimental investigation in the field of inorganic chemistry." It is awarded annually by the German Chemical Society...

     – For "outstanding independent scientific experimental investigation in the field of inorganic chemistry" (German Chemical Society
    Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker
    The Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker is a learned society and professional association founded in 1949 to represent the interests of German chemists in local, national and international contexts...

    ).
  • Fritz Pregl Prize
    Fritz Pregl Prize
    Fritz Pregl Prize is awarded annually since 1931 by the Austrian Academy of Sciences from the funds left at its disposal by the Nobel prize-winning chemist Fritz Pregl to an Austrian scientist for distinguished achievements in chemistry....

     – Chemistry
    Chemistry
    Chemistry is the science of matter, especially its chemical reactions, but also its composition, structure and properties. Chemistry is concerned with atoms and their interactions with other atoms, and particularly with the properties of chemical bonds....

     (Austrian Academy of Sciences).
  • Glenn T. Seaborg Medal
    Glenn T. Seaborg Medal
    The Glenn T. Seaborg Medal was first awarded in 1987 by the University of California, Los Angeles , Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to Nobel prize winning chemist Glenn T. Seaborg, a UCLA alumnus...

     – Chemistry
    Chemistry
    Chemistry is the science of matter, especially its chemical reactions, but also its composition, structure and properties. Chemistry is concerned with atoms and their interactions with other atoms, and particularly with the properties of chemical bonds....

     and biochemistry
    Biochemistry
    Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes in living organisms, including, but not limited to, living matter. Biochemistry governs all living organisms and living processes...

     (University of California, Los Angeles
    University of California, Los Angeles
    The University of California, Los Angeles is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA. It was founded in 1919 as the "Southern Branch" of the University of California and is the second oldest of the ten campuses...

    ).
  • Infosys Prize in Physical Sciences
    Infosys Prize
    The Infosys Prize is an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India. By recognizing and rewarding extraordinary accomplishments, the Infosys Prize aims to elevate the prestige of pure and applied sciences research in...

     – Physics, chemistry, and Earth science (Infosys Science Foundation).
  • Kołos Medal (University of Warsaw
    University of Warsaw
    The University of Warsaw is the largest university in Poland and one of the most prestigious, ranked as best Polish university in 2010 and 2011...

     and the Polish Chemical Society).
  • Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
    Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
    Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry is an annual prize awarded by Columbia University to a researcher or group of researchers that have made an outstanding contribution in basic research in the fields of biology or biochemistry....

     – Biochemistry (Columbia University
    Columbia University
    Columbia University in the City of New York is a private, Ivy League university in Manhattan, New York City. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the...

    ).
  • NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society
    NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society
    The NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences "for contributions to chemistry, either in fundamental science or its application, that clearly satisfy a societal need." It has been awarded every two years since its inception in 1991.- List of...

     (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry
    Nobel Prize in Chemistry
    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895, awarded for outstanding contributions in chemistry, physics, literature,...

     (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden. The Academy is an independent, non-governmental scientific organization which acts to promote the sciences, primarily the natural sciences and mathematics.The Academy was founded on 2...

    ).
  • Perkin Medal
    Perkin Medal
    The Perkin Medal is an award given annually by the American section of the Society of Chemical Industry to a scientist residing in America for an "innovation in applied chemistry resulting in outstanding commercial development." It is considered the highest honor given in the US industrial chemical...

     (American Chemical Society
    American Chemical Society
    The American Chemical Society is a scientific society based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Founded in 1876 at New York University, the ACS currently has more than 161,000 members at all degree-levels and in all fields of chemistry, chemical...

    ).
  • Priestley Medal
    Priestley Medal
    The Priestley Medal is the highest honor conferred by the American Chemical Society and is awarded for distinguished service in the field of chemistry. Established in 1922, the award is named after Joseph Priestley, the discoverer of oxygen who immigrated to the United States of America in 1794...

     – Chemistry
    Chemistry
    Chemistry is the science of matter, especially its chemical reactions, but also its composition, structure and properties. Chemistry is concerned with atoms and their interactions with other atoms, and particularly with the properties of chemical bonds....

     (American Chemical Society
    American Chemical Society
    The American Chemical Society is a scientific society based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Founded in 1876 at New York University, the ACS currently has more than 161,000 members at all degree-levels and in all fields of chemistry, chemical...

    ).
  • Wolf Prize in Chemistry
    Wolf Prize in Chemistry
    The Wolf Prize in Chemistry is awarded once a year by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation and awarded since 1978; the others are in Agriculture, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics and Arts.-Laureates:...

     (Wolf Foundation
    Wolf Foundation
    The Wolf Foundation is a private not-for-profit organization in Israel established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born Jewish Cuban inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel.- Ricardo Wolf :...

    ).

Engineering, computer science, invention, and technology


  • ACM
    Association for Computing Machinery
    The Association for Computing Machinery is a learned society for computing. It was founded in 1947 as the world's first scientific and educational computing society. Its membership is more than 92,000 as of 2009...

     Turing Award
    Turing Award
    The Turing Award, in full The ACM A.M. Turing Award, is an annual award given by the Association for Computing Machinery to "an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The contributions should be of lasting and major technical importance to the...

    .
  • Alfred Noble Prize
    Alfred Noble Prize
    The Alfred Noble Prize is an award presented by the combined engineering societies of the United States, given each year to a person not over thirty-five for a paper published in one of the journals of the participating societies....

    .
  • ASME Medal (ASME
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a professional body, specifically an engineering society, focused on mechanical engineering....

    ).
  • Charles Stark Draper Prize
    Charles Stark Draper Prize
    The National Academy of Engineering annually awards the Charles Stark Draper Prize, which is given for the advancement of engineering and the education of the public about engineering. It is one of three prizes that constitute the "Nobel Prizes of Engineering" - the others being the Academy's Russ...

    .
  • Codie award.
  • Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award.
  • EFF Pioneer Award
    EFF Pioneer Award
    The EFF Pioneer Award is an annual prize for people who have made significant contributions to the empowerment of individuals in using computers. Until 1998 it was presented at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., USA. Thereafter it was presented at the Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference...

    .
  • Elmer A. Sperry Award
    Elmer A. Sperry Award
    The Elmer A. Sperry Award is an American transportation engineering prize.It has been given since 1955 for "a distinguished engineering contribution which, through application, proved in actual service, has advanced the art of transportation whether by land, sea, or air"...

     (ASME
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a professional body, specifically an engineering society, focused on mechanical engineering....

    ).
  • Emerging Leaders of the Digital World (Diplo Foundation).
  • Enrico Fermi Award
    Enrico Fermi Award
    The Enrico Fermi Award is an award honoring scientists of international stature for their lifetime achievement in the development, use, or production of energy. It is administered by the U.S. government's Department of Energy...

     – For lifetime achievement in the development, use, or production of energy.
  • Faraday Medal
    Faraday Medal
    The Faraday Medal is a medal awarded by the Institution of Electrical Engineers The bronze medal is awarded without restriction as regards nationality, country of...

     – Notable scientific or industrial achievement in engineering or for conspicuous service rendered to the advancement of science, engineering and technology.
  • FSF Free Software Awards.
  • Gerard Salton Award
    Gerard Salton Award
    The Gerard Salton Award is presented by the Association for Computing Machinery SIGIR every three years to an individual who has made "significant, sustained and continuing contributions to research in information retrieval"...

    .
  • Gibbs Brothers Medal
    Gibbs Brothers Medal
    The Gibbs Brothers Medal is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences for "outstanding contributions in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering". It was established by a gift from William Francis Gibbs and Frederic H. Gibbs....

     – Naval architecture
    Naval architecture
    Naval architecture is an engineering discipline dealing with the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures. Naval architecture involves basic and applied research, design, development, design evaluation and calculations during all stages of the life of a...

    , marine engineering
    Marine propulsion
    Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a ship or boat across water. While paddles and sails are still used on some smaller boats, most modern ships are propelled by mechanical systems consisting a motor or engine turning a propeller, or less frequently, in jet...

     (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • Gödel Prize
    Gödel Prize
    The Gödel Prize is a prize for outstanding papers in theoretical computer science, named after Kurt Gödel and awarded jointly by the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science and the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory .The...

     – For outstanding papers in theoretical computer science.
  • Herbrand Award
    Herbrand Award
    The Herbrand Award for Distinguished Contributions to Automated Deduction is an award given by CADE Inc. to honour persons or groups for important contributions to the field of automated deduction. The award is named after the French scientist Jacques Herbrand and given at most once per CADE or...

     – For outstanding contributions to the field of automated deduction
    Automated theorem proving
    Automated theorem proving or automated deduction, currently the most well-developed subfield of automated reasoning , is the proving of mathematical theorems by a computer program.- Decidability of the problem :...

    .
  • IEEE
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a non-profit professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...

     David Sarnoff Award
    IEEE David Sarnoff Award
    The IEEE David Sarnoff Award is a Technical Field Award presented annually by the IEEE.The award was established in 1959 by the RCA Corporation; in 1989 the Sarnoff Corporation became its sponsor...

    .
  • IEEE
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a non-profit professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...

     Edison Medal
    IEEE Edison Medal
    The Edison Medal is presented by the IEEE "for a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering or the electrical arts." It is the oldest and most coveted medal in this field of engineering in the United States. The award consists of a gold medal, bronze replica,...

     – A gold medal for achievement in electrical science, engineering, or arts.
  • IEEE
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a non-profit professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...

     John von Neumann Medal
    IEEE John von Neumann Medal
    The IEEE John von Neumann Medal was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 1990 and may be presented annually "for outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology." The achievements may be theoretical, technological, or entrepreneurial, and need not have been made...

    .
  • IEEE
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a non-profit professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...

     Medal of Honor
    IEEE Medal of Honor
    The IEEE Medal of Honor is the highest recognition of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers . It has been awarded since 1917, when its first recipient was Major Edwin H. Armstrong. It is given for an exceptional contribution or an extraordinary career in the IEEE fields of...

    .
  • IEEE
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a non-profit professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...

     Nikola Tesla Award
    IEEE Nikola Tesla Award
    The IEEE Nikola Tesla Award is a Technical Field Award given annually to an individual or team that has made an outstanding contribution to the generation or utilization of electric power. It is awarded by the Board of Directors of the IEEE. The award is named in honor of Nikola Tesla...

     – For electric power.
  • IEEE
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is a non-profit professional association headquartered in New York City that is dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence...

     Richard W. Hamming Medal.
  • IJCAI
    International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
    The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence is a meeting of researchers from the different areas of artificial intelligence . It is organized by the IJCAI, Inc., and has been held every other year since 1969. Originally, the other years saw the meetings of the ECAI, AAAI, and a...

     Award for Research Excellence
    IJCAI Award for Research Excellence
    The IJCAI Award for Research Excellence is a biannual award given at the IJCAI conference to researcher in artificial intelligence as a recognition of excellence of their career...

    .
  • Infosys Prize in Engineering and Computer Science
    Infosys Prize
    The Infosys Prize is an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India. By recognizing and rewarding extraordinary accomplishments, the Infosys Prize aims to elevate the prestige of pure and applied sciences research in...

     – All branches of engineering (Infosys Science Foundation).
  • J.W. Graham Medal
    J.W. Graham Medal
    The J.W. Graham Medal in Computing and Innovation is an award given annually by the University of Waterloo and the University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics to "recognize the leadership and many innovative contributions made to the University of Waterloo, and to the Canadian computer...

     – For computing and innovation.
  • Knuth Prize
    Knuth Prize
    The Donald E. Knuth Prize is a prize for outstanding contributions to the foundations of computer science, named after Donald E. Knuth.-History:...

    .
  • Knuth
    Donald Knuth
    Donald Ervin Knuth is a computer scientist and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University.He is the author of the seminal multi-volume work The Art of Computer Programming. Knuth has been called the "father" of the analysis of algorithms...

     reward check
    Knuth reward check
    Knuth reward checks are awarded by computer scientist Donald Knuth for finding mistakes in, or making suggestions for, his publications. In the preface of each of his books and on his website, Knuth offers a reward of $2.56 to the first person to find each error in his published books, whether it...

    .
  • Lemelson–MIT Prize.
  • Loebner Prize
    Loebner prize
    The Loebner Prize is an annual competition in artificial intelligence that awards prizes to the chatterbot considered by the judges to be the most human-like. The format of the competition is that of a standard Turing test. In each round, a human judge simultaneously holds textual conversations...

     – For artificial intelligence that can pass a Turing test.
  • Longitude prize
    Longitude prize
    The Longitude Prize was a reward offered by the British government for a simple and practical method for the precise determination of a ship's longitude...

     – For precise determination of a ship's longitude
    Longitude
    Longitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface. It is an angular measurement, usually expressed in degrees, minutes and seconds, and denoted by the Greek letter lambda ....

    .
  • Marconi Prize
    Marconi Prize
    The Marconi Prize is an annual award by The Marconi Society, which recognizes advancements in information technology and communications. The Prize includes a $100,000 honorarium and a work of sculpture, and honorees are called Marconi Fellows...

     – For advancements in communications
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication is the transmission of information over significant distances to communicate. In earlier times, telecommunications involved the use of visual signals, such as beacons, smoke signals, semaphore telegraphs, signal flags, and optical heliographs, or audio messages via coded...

    .
  • Millennium Technology Prize
    Millennium Technology Prize
    The Millennium Technology Prize is the largest technology prize in the world. It is awarded once every two years by Technology Academy Finland, an independent fund established by Finnish industry and the Finnish state in partnership. The prize is presented by the President of Finland...

     – For outstanding technological achievements.
  • Mountbatten Medal
    Mountbatten Medal
    The Mountbatten Medal is awarded annually for an outstanding contribution, or contributions over a period, to the promotion of electronics or information technology and their application....

    .
  • Netflix Prize
    Netflix Prize
    The Netflix Prize was an open competition for the best collaborative filtering algorithm to predict user ratings for films, based on previous ratings....

    .
  • Newton Faller Award (Brazilian Computer Society
    Brazilian Computer Society
    The Brazilian Computer Society was established in 1978, as a scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of Computer Science in Brazil and the associated technologies and applications...

    ).
  • Norbert Wiener Award for Social and Professional Responsibility
    Norbert Wiener Award for Social and Professional Responsibility
    The Norbert Wiener Award for Social and Professional Responsibility was established in 1987 in honor of Norbert Wiener to recognize contributions by computer professionals to socially responsible use of computers...

    .
  • Pirelli Internetional Award
    Pirelli Internetional Award
    The Pirelli Internetional Award was first offered in 1996, as the first international multimedia competition for the communication of science & technology conducted entirely on the internet. Since then, annual awards have been granted to the best multimedia presentations focussing on themes...

    .
  • Theodore von Karman Medal
    Theodore von Karman Medal
    The Theodore von Karman Medal in Engineering Mechanics is awarded annually to an individual in recognition of his distinguished achievement in engineering mechanics, applicable to any branch of civil engineering...

     (ASCE
    American Society of Civil Engineers
    The American Society of Civil Engineers is a professional body founded in 1852 to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide. It is the oldest national engineering society in the United States. ASCE's vision is to have engineers positioned as global leaders who strive toward...

    ).
  • Timoshenko Medal
    Timoshenko Medal
    The Timoshenko Medal is an award given annually by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers to an individual"in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics."...

     (ASME
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a professional body, specifically an engineering society, focused on mechanical engineering....

    ).
  • Tony Kent Strix award
    Tony Kent Strix award
    The UKeiG Strix award is an annual award for outstanding contributions to the field of information retrieval and is presented in memory of Dr Tony Kent, a past Fellow of the Institute of Information Scientists , who died in 1997...

    .

Geography


  • Founder's and Patron's Medal
    Gold Medal (RGS)
    The Gold Medal are the most prestigious of the awards presented by the Royal Geographical Society. The Gold Medal is not one award but consists of two separate awards; the Founder's Medal 1830 and the Patron's Medal 1838. The award is given for "the encouragement and promotion of geographical...

     – For the encouragement and promotion of geographical science and discovery (Royal Geographical Society
    Royal Geographical Society
    The Royal Geographical Society is a British learned society founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences...

    ).
  • Fuchs Medal
    Fuchs Medal
    The Fuchs Medal is a medal awarded by The British Antarctic Survey for "Outstanding devotion to the British Antarctic Survey's interests, beyond the call of normal duty, by men or women who are or were members of the Survey, or closely connected with its work."-Creation:The award was created in...

     (British Antarctic Survey
    British Antarctic Survey
    The British Antarctic Survey is the United Kingdom's national Antarctic operation and has an active role in Antarctic affairs. BAS is part of the Natural Environment Research Council and has over 400 staff. It operates five research stations, two ships and five aircraft in and around Antarctica....

    ).
  • Hubbard Medal
    Hubbard Medal
    The Hubbard Medal is awarded by the National Geographic Society for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research. The medal is named for Gardiner Greene Hubbard, first National Geographic Society president.-Recipients:...

     (National Geographic Society
    National Geographic Society
    The National Geographic Society , headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical...

    ).
  • Lauréat Prix International de Géographie Vautrin Lud
    Lauréat Prix International de Géographie Vautrin Lud
    The Lauréat Prix International de Géographie Vautrin Lud established in 1991, it is the highest award that can be gained in the field of geography. The award is modelled on the Nobel Prize it is considered and colloquially called the Nobel prize for geography...

     – Awarded by an international jury at the annual International Geography Festival in Saint-Dié-des-Vosges.
  • Mungo Park Medal
    Mungo Park Medal
    The Mungo Park Medal is awarded by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in recognition of outstanding contributions to geographical knowledge through exploration and/or research, and/or work of a practical nature of benefit to humanity in potentially hazardous physical and/or social...

     (Royal Scottish Geographical Society
    Royal Scottish Geographical Society
    The Royal Scottish Geographical Society is a learned society founded in 1884 and based in Perth. The Society has a membership of 2500 and aims to advance the science of geography worldwide by supporting education, research, expeditions, through its journal , its newsletter and other publications...

    ).
  • Murchison Award
    Murchison Award
    The Murchison Award was first given by the Royal Geographical Society in 1882 for publications judged to have contributed most to geographical science in preceding recent years.-Recipients:* 1895 Eivind Astrup* 1898 Herbert Warrington Smyth...

     – For the greatest contribution to geographical science (Royal Geographical Society
    Royal Geographical Society
    The Royal Geographical Society is a British learned society founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences...

    ).
  • Victoria Medal
    Victoria Medal (geography)
    The Victoria Medal is an award presented by the Royal Geographical Society. It is awarded "for conspicuous merit in research in geography" and has been given since 1902.-Past recipients:...

     – For conspicuous merit in research in geography (Royal Geographical Society
    Royal Geographical Society
    The Royal Geographical Society is a British learned society founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences...

    ).

Geology

  • Aberconway Medal
    Aberconway Medal
    The Aberconway Medal is a medal of the Geological Society of London, formerly awarded annually by the Institution of Geologists but since the Institution's merger with the Society in 1990 it has been awarded biannually by the Society...

     (Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    ).
  • Ambrose Medal
    Ambrose Medal
    The Ambrose medal is named after the first Geological Association of Canada President, J. Willis Ambrose. It is awarded to an individual for sustained, dedicated service to the Canadian earth science community. This medal is awarded annually, unless no suitable candidate is identified.- Recipients...

     (Geological Association of Canada
    Geological Association of Canada
    The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. The organization holds conferences, meetings and exhibitions for the discussion of geological problems and the exchange of views in matters related to geology...

    ).
  • Arthur L. Day Medal
    Arthur L. Day Medal
    The Arthur L. Day Medal is a prize awarded by the Geological Society of America, established in 1948 by Arthur Louis Day for "outstanding distinction in contributing to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems"....

     (Geological Society of America
    Geological Society of America
    The Geological Society of America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the geosciences. The society was founded in New York in 1888 by Alexander Winchell, John J. Stevenson, Charles H. Hitchcock, John R. Proctor and Edward Orton and has been headquartered at 3300 Penrose...

    ).
  • Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal
    Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal
    Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal is an award presented by the National Academy of Sciences every five years to promote research and study in the fields of Precambrian and Cambrian life and history. The medal was established and endowed in 1934 by the Walcott Fund, a gift of Mary Vaux Walcott, in...

     – Precambrian geology
    Precambrian
    The Precambrian is the name which describes the large span of time in Earth's history before the current Phanerozoic Eon, and is a Supereon divided into several eons of the geologic time scale...

     (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • E. R. Ward Neale Medal
    E. R. Ward Neale Medal
    The Neale Medal is named after the E. R. Ward Neale, past Geological Association of Canada president. It is awarded by the GAC to an individual for sustained outstanding efforts in sharing earth science with Canadians...

     (Geological Association of Canada
    Geological Association of Canada
    The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. The organization holds conferences, meetings and exhibitions for the discussion of geological problems and the exchange of views in matters related to geology...

    ).
  • Logan Medal
    Logan Medal
    The Logan Medal is the highest award of the Geological Association of Canada. Named after Sir William Edmond Logan, noted 19th century Canadian geologist. It is presented annually to an individual for sustained distinguished achievement in Canadian earth science.-References:*...

     (Geological Association of Canada
    Geological Association of Canada
    The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. The organization holds conferences, meetings and exhibitions for the discussion of geological problems and the exchange of views in matters related to geology...

    ).
  • Lyell Medal
    Lyell Medal
    The Lyell Medal is a prestigious annual scientific medal given by the Geological Society of London, equal in status to the Murchison Medal, awarded on the basis of research to an Earth Scientist of exceptional quality...

     (Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    ).
  • Murchison Medal
    Murchison Medal
    An award established by Roderick Murchison, who died in 1871. One of the closing public acts of Murchison’s life was the founding of a chair of geology and mineralogy in the University of Edinburgh. Under his will there was established the Murchison Medal and geological fund to be awarded annually...

     (Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    ).
  • Penrose Medal
    Penrose Medal
    The Penrose Medal was created in 1927 by R.A.F. Penrose, Jr. as the top prize awarded by the Geological Society of America to those who advance the study of geoscience.-Award winners:* 2011 Paul F. Hoffman* 2010 Eric J. Essene* 2009 B. Clark Burchfiel...

     (Geological Society of America
    Geological Society of America
    The Geological Society of America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the geosciences. The society was founded in New York in 1888 by Alexander Winchell, John J. Stevenson, Charles H. Hitchcock, John R. Proctor and Edward Orton and has been headquartered at 3300 Penrose...

    ).
  • Prestwich Medal
    Prestwich Medal
    The Prestwich Medal is a medal of the Geological Society of London established in the will of Joseph Prestwich "to apply the accumulated annual proceeds…at the end of every three years, in providing a Gold Medal to the value of Twenty Pounds which, with the remainder of the proceeds is to be...

     (Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    ).
  • R. J. W. Douglas Medal
    R. J. W. Douglas Medal
    The R.J.W. Douglas Medal is presented annually by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists in recognition of outstanding contributions to the understanding of sedimentary geology in Canada, commending major contributions to regional tectonics, petroleum and structural geology. The award is open...

     – Petroleum geology
    Petroleum geology
    Petroleum geology refers to the specific set of geological disciplines that are applied to the search for hydrocarbons .-Sedimentary basin analysis:...

     (Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists
    Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists
    The Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists is a professional geological society in Canada. The CSPG works to advance the science of geology, foster professional development of members and promote community awareness of the profession...

    ).
  • Sue Tyler Friedman Medal
    Sue Tyler Friedman Medal
    The Sue Tyler Friedman Medal is awarded by the Geological Society of London for work on the history of geology. It is named after Sue Tyler Friedman.- Sue Tyler Friedman Medalists :*1988 Martin J. S...

     (Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    ).
  • Thorarinsson Medal
    Thorarinsson Medal
    The Thorarinsson Medal is awarded by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior for outstanding contributions to the general field of volcanology, and is the highest award given by IAVCEI. It is named for the noted Icelandic geologist and volcanologist...

     – Volcanology
    Volcanology
    Volcanology is the study of volcanoes, lava, magma, and related geological, geophysical and geochemical phenomena. The term volcanology is derived from the Latin word vulcan. Vulcan was the ancient Roman god of fire....

    .
  • William H. Twenhofel Medal
    William H. Twenhofel Medal
    The William H. Twenhofel Medal is the highest award given by the Society for Sedimentary Geology . It is awarded annually to a person for his or her "Outstanding Contributions to Sedimentary Geology."...

     – Sedimentology
    Sedimentology
    Sedimentology encompasses the study of modern sediments such as sand, mud , and clay, and the processes that result in their deposition. Sedimentologists apply their understanding of modern processes to interpret geologic history through observations of sedimentary rocks and sedimentary...

     (Society for Sedimentary Geology
    Society for Sedimentary Geology
    The Society for Sedimentary Geology is an international not-for-profit, scientific society based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is commonly referred to by its acronym SEPM, which refers to its former name, the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists.The Society’s reason for being is to...

    ).
  • William Smith Medal
    William Smith Medal
    The William Smith Medal is a medal of the Geological Society of London, awarded for outstanding research in applied or economic geology. It was first awarded in 1977...

     (Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    ).
  • Wollaston Medal
    Wollaston Medal
    The Wollaston Medal is a scientific award for geology, the highest award granted by the Geological Society of London.The medal is named after William Hyde Wollaston, and was first awarded in 1831...

     (Geological Society of London
    Geological Society of London
    The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in the United Kingdom with the aim of "investigating the mineral structure of the Earth"...

    ).
  • Yves Fortier Earth Science Journalism Award
    Yves Fortier Earth Science Journalism Award
    The Yves Fortier Award is presented annually by the Geological Association of Canada in recognition of a journalist who has been exceptionally effective in presenting an earth science story during the previous calendar year in one of Canada's daily or weekly newspapers. The award is named after...

     (Geological Association of Canada
    Geological Association of Canada
    The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. The organization holds conferences, meetings and exhibitions for the discussion of geological problems and the exchange of views in matters related to geology...

    ).

Healthcare science


  • Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
    Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
    The Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research is one of the prizes awarded by the Lasker Foundation for the understanding, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure of disease...

     (Lasker Foundation
    Lasker Award
    The Lasker Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine. They are administered by the Lasker Foundation, founded by advertising pioneer Albert Lasker and his wife Mary...

    ).
  • Aldridge Medal (Orthodontic Technicians Association
    Orthodontic Technicians Association
    The Orthodontic Technicians Association is the professional body that represents orthodontic technology specialists in the United Kingdom affiliated with the British Orthodontic Society.-Offices:...

    ).
  • Archon X Prize
    Archon X Prize
    The Archon X Prize for Genomics, the second X Prize to be offered by the X Prize Foundation, based in Santa Monica, California, was announced on October 4, 2006. The Archon X Prize in genomics is a joint effort of the X Prize Foundation and the J...

     (X Prize Foundation
    X Prize Foundation
    The X PRIZE Foundation is a non-profit organization that designs and manages public competitions intended to encourage technological development that could benefit mankind....

    ).
  • British Orthodontic Society Award to an Orthodontic Technician for Distinguished Service (British Orthodontic Society
    British Orthodontic Society
    The British Orthodontic Society is a membership organisation with over 1800 members in the United Kingdom. It is the largest of the dental specialist groups and dates back nearly a century to the formation of the British Society for the Study of Orthodontics...

     together with the Orthodontic Technicians Association
    Orthodontic Technicians Association
    The Orthodontic Technicians Association is the professional body that represents orthodontic technology specialists in the United Kingdom affiliated with the British Orthodontic Society.-Offices:...

    ).
  • British Orthodontic Society Technicians Award (British Orthodontic Society
    British Orthodontic Society
    The British Orthodontic Society is a membership organisation with over 1800 members in the United Kingdom. It is the largest of the dental specialist groups and dates back nearly a century to the formation of the British Society for the Study of Orthodontics...

     together with the Orthodontic Technicians Association
    Orthodontic Technicians Association
    The Orthodontic Technicians Association is the professional body that represents orthodontic technology specialists in the United Kingdom affiliated with the British Orthodontic Society.-Offices:...

    ).
  • Danone International Prize for Nutrition.
  • Gairdner Foundation International Award
    Gairdner Foundation International Award
    The Gairdner Foundation International Award is given annually at a special dinner to three to six people for outstanding discoveries or contributions to medical science. Receipt of the Gairdner is traditionally considered a precursor to winning the Nobel Prize in Medicine; as of 2007, 69 Nobel...

     (Canada).
  • Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize
    Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize
    The honors men and women "with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind." The prize, officially named "The Prize in...

     (Japan).
  • Irving J. Selikoff Award and Lecture (established in 1993, international).
  • Keio Medical Science Prize
    Keio Medical Science Prize
    The Keio Medical Science Prize , is a distinguished Japanese prize in medical sciences.-Introduction:The prize is awarded to scientists who made significant contributions to the field of medical sciences or life sciences...

     (Japan).
  • Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction
    Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction
    The Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction was established by Susan G. Komen for the Cure in 1992 to recognize leading scientists for their significant work in advancing research concepts or clinical application in the fields of breast cancer research, screening or treatment.The intent of...

     (Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure, formerly known as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, often referred to as simply Komen, is the most widely known, largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the US....

    ).
  • Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award (Lasker Foundation
    Lasker Award
    The Lasker Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine. They are administered by the Lasker Foundation, founded by advertising pioneer Albert Lasker and his wife Mary...

    ).
  • Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
    Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
    Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry is an annual prize awarded by Columbia University to a researcher or group of researchers that have made an outstanding contribution in basic research in the fields of biology or biochemistry....

     (United States).
  • Marcel Linsman Prize
    Marcel Linsman Prize
    The Marcel Linsman Prize is a Belgian prize awarded to living scientists only every 3 years for excellence in the biomedical sciences. The prize is restricted to researchers with a medical or engineering degree having performed research in Belgium. The age limit is 45 years but there is no...

     (Belgium).
  • Marjory Stephenson Prize
    Marjory Stephenson Prize
    The Marjory Stephenson Prize is the principal prize of the Society for General Microbiology, awarded biennially for an outstanding contribution of current importance in microbiology....

     (Society for General Microbiology
    Society for General Microbiology
    The Society for General Microbiology is a learned society based in the United Kingdom but with members in more than 60 countries. With approximately 5000 members, it is the largest microbiological society in Europe...

    ).
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the field of life science and medicine. It is one of five Nobel Prizes established in 1895 by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, in his will...

     (Karolinska Institutet
    Karolinska Institutet
    Karolinska institutet is a medical university in Solna within the Stockholm urban area, Sweden, and one of Europe's largest medical universities...

    ).
  • Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
    Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
    The Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize is given every year since 1952 for investigations in medicine. The prize carries a prize money of 100.000 Euro. The prize awarding ceremony is traditionally on March 14, the birthday of Paul Ehrlich, in the St. Pauls-Church, Frankfurt.Awarded are...

     (Germany).
  • Robert Koch Prize
    Robert Koch Prize
    The Robert Koch Medal and Award are two prizes awarded annually for excellence in the biomedical sciences. These awards grew out of early attempts by Robert Koch to generate funding to support his research into the cause and cure for tuberculosis...

     (Germany).
  • Robert L. Noble Prize
    Robert L. Noble Prize
    The Robert L. Noble Prize is awarded each year by the National Cancer Institute of Canada to researchers whose contributions have led to a significant advance in cancer research...

     (National Cancer Institute of Canada).
  • Wolf Prize in Medicine
    Wolf Prize in Medicine
    The Wolf Prize in Medicine is awarded once a year by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation and awarded since 1978; the others are in Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Arts. The Prize is probably the third most prestigious award...

     (Wolf Foundation
    Wolf Foundation
    The Wolf Foundation is a private not-for-profit organization in Israel established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born Jewish Cuban inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel.- Ricardo Wolf :...

    ).
  • King Olav V's Prize for Cancer Research.

Mathematics


  • Abel Prize
    Abel Prize
    The Abel Prize is an international prize presented annually by the King of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians. The prize is named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel . It has often been described as the "mathematician's Nobel prize" and is among the most prestigious...

    .
  • Adams Prize
    Adams Prize
    The Adams Prize is awarded each year by the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and St John's College to a young, UK based mathematician for first-class international research in the Mathematical Sciences....

    .
  • Alfréd Rényi Prize
    Alfréd Rényi Prize
    The Alfréd Rényi Prize is awarded biannually by the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Science in honor of founder Alfréd Rényi. By the current rules it is given to one or two fellows of the Institute in recognition of their outstanding performance in mathematics...

    .
  • Bartolozzi Prize
    Bartolozzi Prize
    The Bartolozzi Prize is awarded by the Italian Mathematical Union every two years to an Italian mathematician below the age of 34. The prize is entitled to the memory of the Italian mathematician Giuseppe Bartolozzi....

    .
  • Bôcher Memorial Prize
    Bôcher Memorial Prize
    The Bôcher Memorial Prize was founded by the American Mathematical Society in 1923 in memory of Maxime Bôcher with an initial endowment of $1,450 . It is awarded every five years for a notable research memoir in analysis that has appeared during the past six years in a recognized North American...

    .
  • Caccioppoli Prize
    Caccioppoli Prize
    The Caccioppoli Prize is awarded by the Italian Mathematical Union to an Italian mathematician not exceeding the age of 38 who established a wide international reputation . The prize is entitled to the memory of the Italian mathematician Renato Caccioppoli and is awarded on the occasion of the...

    .
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize
    Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize
    The Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize for Applications of Mathematics is a mathematics award, granted jointly by the International Mathematical Union and the German Mathematical Society for "outstanding mathematical contributions that have found significant applications outside of mathematics". The award...

    .
  • Chauvenet Prize
    Chauvenet Prize
    The Chauvenet Prize is the highest award for mathematical expository writing. It consists of a prize of $1,000 and a certificate, and is awarded yearly by the Mathematical Association of America in recognition of an outstanding expository article on a mathematical topic. The prize is named in...

    .
  • Chern Medal.
  • Clay Mathematics Institute
    Clay Mathematics Institute
    The Clay Mathematics Institute is a private, non-profit foundation, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Institute is dedicated to increasing and disseminating mathematical knowledge. It gives out various awards and sponsorships to promising mathematicians. The institute was founded in 1998...

    's Millennium Prize Problems
    Millennium Prize Problems
    The Millennium Prize Problems are seven problems in mathematics that were stated by the Clay Mathematics Institute in 2000. As of September 2011, six of the problems remain unsolved. A correct solution to any of the problems results in a US$1,000,000 prize being awarded by the institute...

    .
  • Clay Research Award
    Clay Research Award
    The Clay Research Award is given annually by the Clay Mathematics Institute to mathematicians to recognize their achievement in mathematical research...

    .
  • Cole Prize
    Cole Prize
    The Frank Nelson Cole Prize, or Cole Prize for short, is one of two prizes awarded to mathematicians by the American Mathematical Society, one for an outstanding contribution to algebra, and the other for an outstanding contribution to number theory. The prize is named after Frank Nelson Cole, who...

    .
  • De Morgan Medal
    De Morgan Medal
    The De Morgan Medal is a prize for outstanding contribution to mathematics, awarded by the London Mathematical Society. The Society's most prestigious award, it is given in memory of Augustus De Morgan, who was the first President of the society....

    .
  • Erdős Prize
    Erdős Prize
    - References :*...

    .
  • Euler Medal
    Euler Medal
    The Euler Medal, named after the 18th century mathematician Leonhard Euler, is an honor awarded annually by the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications to a member with a distinguished lifetime contribution to combinatorial research who are still active in research.-Laureates:* 2008: Gabor...

    .
  • Fermat Prize
    Fermat Prize
    The Fermat prize of mathematical research rewards research works in fields where the contributions of Pierre de Fermat have been decisive:* Statements of variational principles* Foundations of probability and analytic geometry* Number theory....

    .
  • Fields Medal
    Fields Medal
    The Fields Medal, officially known as International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians not over 40 years of age at each International Congress of the International Mathematical Union , a meeting that takes place every four...

    .
  • Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize
    Nemmers Prize in Mathematics
    The Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics is awarded biennially from Northwestern University. It was initially endowed along with a companion prize, the Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics, as part of a $14 million donation from the Nemmers brothers. They envisioned creating an award that...

    .
  • Fröhlich Prize
    Fröhlich Prize
    The Fröhlich Prize of the London Mathematical Society is awarded in even numbered years in memory of Albrecht Fröhlich. The prize is awarded for original and extremely innovative work in any branch of mathematics...

    .
  • Fulkerson Prize
    Fulkerson Prize
    The Fulkerson Prize for outstanding papers in the area of discrete mathematics is sponsored jointly by the Mathematical Programming Society and the American Mathematical Society . Up to three awards of $1500 each are presented at each International Symposium of the MPS...

    .
  • Heinz Hopf Prize
    Heinz Hopf Prize
    The Heinz Hopf Prize is awarded every two years at ETH Zurich. The prize honours outstanding scientific work in the field of pure mathematics. It is named after the German mathematician Heinz Hopf , Professor of Mathematics at ETH from 1931 to 1965. The prize amount of 30,000 Swiss Francs The Heinz...

    .
  • Infosys Prize in Mathematical Science
    Infosys Prize
    The Infosys Prize is an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India. By recognizing and rewarding extraordinary accomplishments, the Infosys Prize aims to elevate the prestige of pure and applied sciences research in...

     – Mathematics and statistics (Infosys Science Foundation).
  • J. H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software
    J. H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software
    The J. H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software is awarded every four years to honor outstanding contributions to the field of numerical software.- Overview :In honour of the outstanding contributions of James H...

    .
  • John Bates Clark Medal
    John Bates Clark Medal
    The John Bates Clark Medal is awarded by the American Economic Association to "that American economist under the age of forty who is adjudged to have made a significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge"...

     – Economics.
  • John von Neumann Award
    John von Neumann Award
    The John von Neumann Award, named after John von Neumann is given annually by the Rajk László College for Advanced Studies , to an outstanding scholar in the exact social sciences, whose works have had substantial influence over a long period of time on the studies and intellectual activity of the...

     – Economics.
  • John von Neumann Theory Prize
    John von Neumann Theory Prize
    The John von Neumann Theory Prize of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciencesis awarded annually to an individual who has made fundamental and sustained contributions to theory in operations research and the management sciences.The Prize named after mathematician John von...

     – Systems science.
  • Kirkman Medal.
  • Leroy P. Steele Prize.
  • Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis
    Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis
    The Leslie Fox Prize for Numerical Analysis of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications is a biennial prize established in 1985 by the IMA in honour of mathematician Leslie Fox . The prize honours "young numerical analysts worldwide" , and applicants submit papers for review...

    .
  • Lobachevsky Prize.
  • Loève Prize
    Loève Prize
    The Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability was created in 1992 in honor of Michel Loève by his widow Line. The prize, awarded every two years, is intended to recognize outstanding contributions by researchers in mathematical probability who are under 45 years old...

    .
  • Nevanlinna Prize
    Nevanlinna Prize
    The Rolf Nevanlinna Prize is awarded once every 4 years at the International Congress of Mathematicians, for outstanding contributions in Mathematical Aspects of Information Sciences including:...

    .
  • Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics
    Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics
    The Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics is a $5000 prize awarded every three years to for an outstanding contribution to "applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense." It was endowed in 1967 in honor of Norbert Wiener by MIT's mathematics department and is provided jointly by the...

    .
  • Ostrowski Prize
    Ostrowski Prize
    The Ostrowski Prize is a mathematics award given every other year by an international jury from the universities of Basel, Jerusalem, Waterloo and the academies of Denmark and the Netherlands...

    .
  • Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry
    Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry
    The Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry is an award granted by the American Mathematical Society for notable research in geometry or topology. It was founded in 1961 in memory of Oswald Veblen...

    .
  • Pólya Prize
    Pólya Prize (SIAM)
    The Pólya Prize is a prize in mathematics, awarded by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. First given in 1969, the prize is named after Hungarian mathematician George Pólya...

    .
  • Ramanujan Prize
    ICTP Ramanujan Prize
    The ICTP Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries is a mathematics prize awarded annually by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics and named after the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan....

    .
  • Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics.
  • Salem Prize
    Salem Prize
    The Salem Prize, founded by the widow of Raphael Salem, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Salem's field of interest, primarily the theory of Fourier series.-Past winners:...

    .
  • Shaw Prize
    Shaw Prize
    The Shaw Prize is an annual award first presented by the Shaw Prize Foundation in 2004. Established in 2002 in Hong Kong, it honours living "individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or...

    .
  • Stampacchia Medal
    Stampacchia Medal
    The Stampacchia Gold Medal is an international prize awarded every three years by the Italian Mathematical Union together with the Ettore Majorana Foundation , in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of calculus of variations and related applications...

    .
  • Wolf Prize in Mathematics
    Wolf Prize in Mathematics
    The Wolf Prize in Mathematics is awarded almost annually by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation and awarded since 1978; the others are in Agriculture, Chemistry, Medicine, Physics and Arts...

    .

Physics


  • Comstock Prize in Physics
    Comstock Prize in Physics
    The Comstock Prize in Physics is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences "for recent innovative discovery or investigation in electricity, magnetism, or radiant energy, broadly interpreted."...

     – Awarded about every five years (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics
    Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics
    The Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics is jointly awarded each year by the American Astronomical Society and American Institute of Physics for outstanding work in astrophysics. It is funded by the Heineman Foundation in honour of Dannie Heineman....

     (American Astronomical Society
    American Astronomical Society
    The American Astronomical Society is an American society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC...

     and the American Institute of Physics
    American Institute of Physics
    The American Institute of Physics promotes science, the profession of physics, publishes physics journals, and produces publications for scientific and engineering societies. The AIP is made up of various member societies...

    ).
  • Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
    Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
    Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics is an award given each year since 1959 jointly by the American Physical Society and American Institute of Physics. It is established by the Heineman Foundation in honour of Dannie Heineman...

     (American Physical Society
    American Physical Society
    The American Physical Society is the world's second largest organization of physicists, behind the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft. The Society publishes more than a dozen scientific journals, including the world renowned Physical Review and Physical Review Letters, and organizes more than 20...

     and the American Institute of Physics
    American Institute of Physics
    The American Institute of Physics promotes science, the profession of physics, publishes physics journals, and produces publications for scientific and engineering societies. The AIP is made up of various member societies...

    ).
  • Dirac Prize
    Dirac Prize
    The Dirac Prize is the name of four prominent awards in the field of theoretical physics, computational chemistry, and mathematics, awarded by different organizations, named in honour of Professor Paul Dirac, one of the great theoretical physicists of the 20th Century.- The Dirac Medal and Lecture...

     – There are two prizes with the same name. The "Dirac Medal of the ICTP" is given each year by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). The "Paul Dirac Medal and Prize" is awarded annually by the Institute of Physics
    Institute of Physics
    The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a worldwide membership of around 40,000....

     for "outstanding contributions to theoretical (including mathematical and computational) physics".
  • Henry Draper Medal
    Henry Draper Medal
    The Henry Draper Medal is awarded by the United States National Academy of Sciences "for investigations in astronomical physics". Named after Henry Draper, the medal is awarded with a gift of USD $15,000...

     – Astrophysics
    Astrophysics
    Astrophysics is the branch of astronomy that deals with the physics of the universe, including the physical properties of celestial objects, as well as their interactions and behavior...

     (National Academy of Sciences
    United States National Academy of Sciences
    The National Academy of Sciences is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine." As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and...

    ).
  • Hughes Medal
    Hughes Medal
    The Hughes Medal is awarded by the Royal Society of London "in recognition of an original discovery in the physical sciences, particularly electricity and magnetism or their applications". Named after David E. Hughes, the medal is awarded with a gift of £1000. The medal was first awarded in 1902 to...

     – Electricity
    Electricity
    Electricity is a general term encompassing a variety of phenomena resulting from the presence and flow of electric charge. These include many easily recognizable phenomena, such as lightning, static electricity, and the flow of electrical current in an electrical wire...

     and magnetism
    Magnetism
    Magnetism is a property of materials that respond at an atomic or subatomic level to an applied magnetic field. Ferromagnetism is the strongest and most familiar type of magnetism. It is responsible for the behavior of permanent magnets, which produce their own persistent magnetic fields, as well...

     (Royal Society
    Royal Society
    The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, known simply as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science, and is possibly the oldest such society in existence. Founded in November 1660, it was granted a Royal Charter by King Charles II as the "Royal Society of London"...

     of London).
  • Infosys Prize in Physical Sciences
    Infosys Prize
    The Infosys Prize is an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India. By recognizing and rewarding extraordinary accomplishments, the Infosys Prize aims to elevate the prestige of pure and applied sciences research in...

     – Physics, chemistry, and Earth science (Infosys Science Foundation).
  • J. Tuzo Wilson Medal
    J. Tuzo Wilson Medal
    The J. Tuzo Wilson Medal is given out annually by the Canadian Geophysical Union to recognize scientists who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of geophysics in Canada. Factors taken into account in the selection process include excellence in scientific or technical research,...

     – Geophysics
    Geophysics
    Geophysics is the physics of the Earth and its environment in space; also the study of the Earth using quantitative physical methods. The term geophysics sometimes refers only to the geological applications: Earth's shape; its gravitational and magnetic fields; its internal structure and...

     (Canadian Geophysical Union
    Canadian Geophysical Union
    The Canadian Geophysical Union/Union géophysique canadienne began as a society dedicated to the scientific study of the solid earth and has evolved into one that is concerned with all aspects of the physical study of Earth and its space environment, including the Sun and solar system...

    ).
  • Lorentz Medal
    Lorentz Medal
    Lorentz Medal is a prize awarded every four years by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. It was established in 1925 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the doctorate of Hendrik Lorentz. This solid gold medal is given for important contributions to theoretical physics, though...

     – Awarded every four years to a scientist in recognition of important contributions to theoretical physics
    Theoretical physics
    Theoretical physics is a branch of physics which employs mathematical models and abstractions of physics to rationalize, explain and predict natural phenomena...

    .
  • Matteucci Medal
    Matteucci Medal
    The Matteucci Medal was established to award physicists for their fundamental contributions. Under an Italian Royal Decree dated July 10, 1870, the Italian Society of Sciences was authorized to receive a donation from Carlo Matteucci for the establishment of the Prize.Matteucci Medalists* 1868...

     – Awarded each year to a physicist for fundamental contributions in the progress of science.
  • Max Planck Medal
    Max Planck medal
    The Max Planck medal is an award for extraordinary achievements in theoretical physics. It is awarded annually by the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft , the world's largest organization of physicists.-List of recipients:...

     – For extraordinary achievements in theoretical physics
    Theoretical physics
    Theoretical physics is a branch of physics which employs mathematical models and abstractions of physics to rationalize, explain and predict natural phenomena...

    .
  • Nobel Prize in Physics
    Nobel Prize in Physics
    The Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded once a year by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895 and awarded since 1901; the others are the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Peace Prize, and...

     (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden. The Academy is an independent, non-governmental scientific organization which acts to promote the sciences, primarily the natural sciences and mathematics.The Academy was founded on 2...

    ).
  • Sakurai Prize
    Sakurai Prize
    The J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics, is presented by the American Physical Society at its annual "April Meeting", and honors outstanding achievement in particle physics theory...

     (American Physical Society
    American Physical Society
    The American Physical Society is the world's second largest organization of physicists, behind the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft. The Society publishes more than a dozen scientific journals, including the world renowned Physical Review and Physical Review Letters, and organizes more than 20...

    ).
  • Wolf Prize in Physics
    Wolf Prize in Physics
    The Wolf Prize in Physics is awarded once a year by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation and awarded since 1978; the others are in Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Arts. The Prize is often considered the most prestigious...

     (Wolf Foundation
    Wolf Foundation
    The Wolf Foundation is a private not-for-profit organization in Israel established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born Jewish Cuban inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel.- Ricardo Wolf :...

    ).

Social sciences

  • Holberg International Memorial Prize
    Holberg International Memorial Prize
    The Holberg International Memorial Prize was established in 2003 by the government of Norway with the objective of increasing awareness of the value of academic scholarship within the arts, humanities, social sciences, law and theology, either within one of these fields or through interdisciplinary...

    .
  • Infosys Prize in Social Science
    Infosys Prize
    The Infosys Prize is an annual award that recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India. By recognizing and rewarding extraordinary accomplishments, the Infosys Prize aims to elevate the prestige of pure and applied sciences research in...

     – Economics, history, sociology, anthropology, and political science (Infosys Science Foundation).
  • Jean Nicod Prize
    Jean Nicod Prize
    The Jean Nicod Prize is awarded annually in Paris to a leading philosopher of mind or philosophically-oriented cognitive scientist. The lectures are organized by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique as part of its effort to promote interdisciplinary research in cognitive science in...

    .
  • John Desmond Bernal Prize
    Society for Social Studies of Science
    The Society for Social Studies of Science is a non-profit scholarly association devoted to the studies of science and technology. It was founded in 1975 and has, in 2008, an international membership of over 1200....

    .
  • Kluge Prize
    Kluge Prize
    The John W. Kluge Prize for the Study of Humanity is awarded for lifetime achievement in the humanistic and social sciences to celebrate the importance of the Intellectual Arts for the public interest.-Overview:...

    .
  • Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research
    Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research
    The Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research is an academic honour awarded by the International Social Science Council , the University of Bergen and the European Consortium for Political Research , in memory of the political scientist and sociologist Stein Rokkan.It is awarded to...

    .
  • Stockholm Prize in Criminology
    Stockholm Prize in Criminology
    The Stockholm Prize in Criminology is an international prize awarded annually for achievements in research in the field of criminology. The annual prize ceremonies, which began in June 2006, are held in conjunction with the Stockholm Criminology Symposium. Winners are selected by an independent...

    .http://www.criminologyprize.com/extra/pod/

Systems science

  • The Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies Award.
  • The Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies Medal.

Awards by recipient


See also

  • Honorary degree
    Honorary degree
    An honorary degree or a degree honoris causa is an academic degree for which a university has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, study, and the passing of examinations...

  • International Prize Court
    International Prize Court
    The capturing of prizes during wartime is a tradition that goes back as far as organized warfare itself....

  • List of honorary societies
  • List of reference tables
  • Prize money
    Prize money
    Prize money has a distinct meaning in warfare, especially naval warfare, where it was a monetary reward paid out to the crew of a ship for capturing an enemy vessel...