list of famous prizes, medals and awards Business and management [edit ] Entertainment [edit ] Advertising [edit ] Beauty [edit ]
Beauty pageant Comic books [edit ] Computers and the Internet [edit ] Dance [edit ] Film [edit ] Academy Awards – also known as the Oscars ( Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) Amanda Awards ( Norwegian International Film Festival) AACTA Awards ( Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) Atlanta International Film Festival British Academy Film Awards ( British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Canadian Screen Awards ( Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television) Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival awards César Award (France) Crystal Globe ( Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic) Crystal Simorgh ( Fajr International Film Festival, Iran) Czech Lion ( Český Lev, Czech Republic) David di Donatello Étalan de Yennenga ( Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso) European Film Awards ( European Film Academy) Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards Filmfare Awards (India) GLAAD Media Awards ( Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Golden Bear ( Berlin International Film Festival, Germany) Golden Boll ( International Adana Golden Boll Film Festival, Turkey) Golden Globe Awards ( Hollywood Foreign Press Association) Golden Horse ( Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards, Taiwan) Golden Leopard ( Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland) Golden Lion ( Venice Film Festival, Italy) Golden Orange ( International Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey) Goya Awards (Spain) Guldbagge Awards (Sweden) Hollywood Walk of Fame Humanitas Prize Independent Spirit Awards International Indian Film Academy Awards (India) Lola Awards ( German Film Academy) Luna Awards (Film Academy of the Philippines) National Film Awards (India) New York City International Film Festival Palme d'Or ( Cannes Film Festival, France) Screen Actors Guild Awards ( Screen Actors Guild) Screen Awards (India) WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival XRCO Awards – to people working in adult entertainment ( X-Rated Critics Organization) Young Artist Awards (Young Artist Association) Food and drink [edit ] Humor [edit ] Magic [edit ] Music [edit ] Radio [edit ] Stage and theater [edit ] Television [edit ] Tourism [edit ] Games and sports [edit ] General and miscellaneous [edit ] American football and Canadian football [edit ] [edit ] A–E F G–M N–Z [edit ] AFL Army Award – 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 AFLPA Awards – a group of awards given annually to players in the Australian Football League, voted for by all AFL players All-Australian team – an all-star team of Australian rules footballers selected by a panel at the end of each season Brownlow Medal – 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 – to the Australian Football League player who kicks the most goals in regular-season matches in that year Goal of the Year – for the best goal of the season Herald Sun Player of the Year – a media award for the Australian Football League given by Melbourne newspaper the Herald Sun Jock McHale Medal – to the coach of the winning premiership team in the Australian Football League Leigh Matthews Trophy – to the most valuable player in the Australian Football League Lou Richards Medal – to the best player in the Australian Football League as voted on by the Sunday Footy Show panel Mark of the Year – for the best mark 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 – to the "fairest and best" player in the AFL Pre-season Cup Final Norm Smith Medal – 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 Auto racing [edit ] Baseball [edit ]
The Commissioner's Trophy.
Basketball [edit ] Board games [edit ] Boxing [edit ] Chess [edit ] Cricket [edit ] Figure skating [edit ] Ice hockey [edit ] North America [edit ] Sweden [edit ] Lacrosse [edit ] Rugby league [edit ] Rugby union [edit ] Club trophies: European: Heineken Cup – a competition involving leading club, regional, and provincial teams from England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales European Challenge Cup – the second-tier competition to the Heineken Cup European Shield – a defunct reprechage tournament for teams knocked out in the first round of the European Challenge Cup France: Great Britain and Ireland: New Zealand: South Africa: Currie Cup – South Africa's premier domestic competition Southern Hemisphere: International two-team challenge trophies: IRB Awards (includes two awards given by the International Rugby Players' Association as part of the awards program): Melrose Cup – to the winners of the Rugby World Cup Sevens Webb Ellis Cup – to the winners of the Rugby World Cup Tennis [edit ] Thoroughbred horse racing [edit ] Video games [edit ] Other games and sports [edit ] Humanitarianism, international relations, and service [edit ] Scouting [edit ] Humanities [edit ] Architecture [edit ] Arts [edit ] Design [edit ] Education [edit ] History [edit ] Journalism [edit ] Language [edit ] Literature [edit ] Theology [edit ] Logic and philosophy [edit ] Law [edit ] Elizabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law Holberg International Memorial Prize – 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 [edit ] Military and patriotic honors and medals [edit ] Afghanistan [edit ] Kingdom of Afghanistan 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 Albania [edit ] Algeria [edit ] Andorra [edit ] Angola [edit ] Order of Civil Merit Order of Military Merit Order of the Peace and Concord Antigua and Barbuda [edit ] Argentina [edit ] Armenia [edit ] Australia [edit ] Austria [edit ] Azerbaijan [edit ] Bahamas [edit ] Bahrain [edit ] Khalifiyyeh Order of Bahrain Bangladesh [edit ] Barbados [edit ] Belarus [edit ] Belgium [edit ] Belize [edit ] Benin [edit ] Bhutan [edit ] Bolivia [edit ] Bosnia [edit ] Order of Kulin Ban Order of the Dragon of Bosnia Order of the Golden Lily Order of the Republic Order of Freedom Botswana [edit ] Order of Honour Order of Meritorious Service Police Distinguished Service Order Presidential Order Prison Distinguished Service Order Brazil [edit ] Brunei [edit ] 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 Bulgaria [edit ] Burkina Faso [edit ] National Order Order of Merit Burma [edit ] Burundi [edit ] National Order the Republic of Burundi Order of Friendship of People Cambodia [edit ] Cameroon [edit ] Canada [edit ] Cape Verde [edit ] Central African Republic [edit ] National Order of the Star Order of Merit of Central Africa Chad [edit ] Chad National Order Order of Civil Merit Chile [edit ] China, People's Republic of [edit ] Merit Medal Military Merit Medal China, Republic of [edit ] Colombia [edit ] Medical Order of Merit of José Fernandez Madrid Comoros [edit ] Congo, Democratic Republic of the [edit ] 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 Congo, Republic of the [edit ] Croatia [edit ] Cuba [edit ] Cyprus [edit ] Order of Makarios III Order of Merit of Cyprus Czech Republic [edit ] Denmark [edit ] Djibouti [edit ] Dominica [edit ] Dominican Republic [edit ] Ecuador [edit ] Egypt [edit ] El Salvador [edit ] Equatorial Guinea [edit ] National Order of Equatorial Guinea Estonia [edit ] Ethiopia [edit ] Empire 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 Fiji [edit ] Finland [edit ] France [edit ] Gabon [edit ] National Order of Merit Order of Agricultural Merit Order of Friendship Order of National Education Order of the Equatorial Star Gambia [edit ] Order of the Republic of The Gambia Georgia [edit ] Germany [edit ] Ghana [edit ] Greece [edit ] Greenland [edit ] Guatemala [edit ] Guinea [edit ] Guyana [edit ] Haiti [edit ] Holy See [edit ] Honduras [edit ] Order of Francisco Morazán Hong Kong [edit ] Hungary [edit ] Iceland [edit ] India [edit ] Indonesia [edit ] Iran, Islamic Republic of [edit ] High Medals Islamic Revolution Medal (for presidents only) Independence Medal Freedom Medal Islamic Republic Medal Especial Medals Science Medal Research Medal Merit and Management Medal Justice Medal Ordinary Medals Medal of Construction Medal of Service Medal of Enterprise Initiative Medal of Bravery Medal of Courage Medal of Education Medal of Art and Culture Medal of Persian Literature [8 ] Iraq [edit ] Ireland [edit ] Israel [edit ] Italy [edit ] Ivory Coast [edit ] Jamaica [edit ] Japan [edit ] Jordan [edit ] Kazakhstan [edit ] Kenya [edit ] Korea, Democratic People's Republic of [edit ] Korea, Republic of [edit ] Kosovo [edit ] 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) Kuwait [edit ] Kyrgyzstan [edit ] Danaker Order Hero of Kyrgyzstan – honorary title Order of Manas Laos [edit ] Order of Bravery Order of Freedom Order of Merit Order of Victory Latvia [edit ] Lebanon [edit ] Lesotho [edit ] Order of Lesotho Order of Makoanyane Order of Molomi Order of Moshoeshoe Order of Ramatseatsane Liberia [edit ] Libya [edit ] Orders Liechtenstein [edit ] Lithuania [edit ]
Insignia of the first class of the Lithuanian Order of the Cross of Vytis.
Luxembourg [edit ] Macau [edit ] Macedonia [edit ] Order of Merit for Macedonia Madagascar [edit ] Malawi [edit ] Malaysia [edit ] Maldives [edit ] Order of Askaree Order of Ghazee Order of Ibrahim Order of Izzadin Order of Majeedhee Mali [edit ] Malta [edit ] Mauritania [edit ] Mauritius [edit ] Mexico [edit ] Moldova [edit ] Monaco [edit ]
Star of the Monégasque Order of St. Charles.
Mongolia [edit ] 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 Montenegro [edit ] Morocco [edit ] Mozambique [edit ] Namibia [edit ] Order of Namibia Order of the Eagle Order of the Sun Order of Welwitchia Mirabilis Nepal [edit ] 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) Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu (Order of the Gurkha Right Arm) Lakshaya Bheda Padak Long Service Medal Maha Bhookampa Piditoddhara Padak (Great Earthquake Medal, 1935) Mahendra Prahari Mahendra Ratna Mahendra Chain (Order of Mahendra Mala) Medal Commemorating the Silver Jubilee of King George V Nepal Bhushan (Decoration of Nepal) Nepal Mahapratap Vardhak Nepal Pratap Bhaskara Nepal Pratap Vardhak Nepal Shripad Nepal Yashovardhak Order of Ojaswi Rajanya Om Ram Patta Order of the Star of Nepal 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 Order of Tri Shakti Patta Varuna Padak Vir Patta Netherlands [edit ] New Zealand [edit ] Nicaragua [edit ] Order of Miguel Larreynaga Order of Rubén Darío Niger [edit ] Nigeria [edit ] Norway [edit ] Oman [edit ] Pakistan [edit ]
The following Civil Awards are given every year in the field of fine arts, performing arts, science, sports, social work, journalism, etc.
Panama [edit ] Papua New Guinea [edit ] Paraguay [edit ] Persia [edit ] Peru [edit ] Philippines [edit ] Poland [edit ] Portugal [edit ] Orders Decorations and medals Aeronautical Merit Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Mérito Aeronáutico Afonso Henriques Medal for Army Merit ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de D. Afonso Henriques - Mérito do Exército Campaign Service Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha da Campanhas Distinguished Achievement on Operations Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Promoção por Distinção Distinguished Service Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Serviços Distintos Exemplary Behaviour Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Comportamento Exemplar Expeditionary Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Expedições Military Merit Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Mérito Militar Military Valor Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Valor Militar National Defense Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha da Defesa Nacional Navy Cross ( Portuguese: ) Medalha da Cruz Naval Recognition Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Reconhecimento St George's Cross ( Portuguese: ) Medalha da Cruz de São Jorge War Cross ( Portuguese: ) Medalha da Cruz de Guerra Wounded in Battle Medal ( Portuguese: ) Medalha de Mutilados Qatar [edit ] Romania [edit ] Russia [edit ] Honorary title Orders Crosses Medals Rwanda [edit ] Orders Medals Saint Lucia [edit ] Samoa [edit ] San Marino [edit ] Saudi Arabia [edit ] Senegal [edit ] Serbia [edit ] Orders Medals Medal for Bravery (two classes: Golden and Silver medal) Medal for Merits (two classes: Golden and Silver medal) Medal for Merits in Defense and Security (two classes: Golden and Silver medal) Sierra Leone [edit ] Singapore [edit ] Slovakia [edit ] Slovenia [edit ] Solomon Islands [edit ] Somalia [edit ] South Africa [edit ] Soviet Union [edit ] Honorary titles Orders Spain [edit ] Sri Lanka [edit ] Military gallantry awards Military distinguished service awards Sudan [edit ] Suriname [edit ] Swaziland [edit ] Royal Order of Sobhuza II Sweden [edit ] Syria [edit ] Honorary title 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 Tajikistan [edit ] Order of the Sitorai of the President of Tajikistan Tanzania [edit ] Order of the Declaration of Arusha Order of the Torch of Kilimangiaro Thailand [edit ] East Timor [edit ] Togo [edit ] Tonga [edit ] Trinidad and Tobago [edit ] Tunisia [edit ] National Service Order Order of Glory 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 [edit ] State medals State Medal of Distinguished Service (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 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)
Turkmenistan [edit ] Uganda [edit ] The Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa The Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa The Distinguished Order of the Nile Bunyoro Kingdom Ukraine [edit ]
Orders United Arab Emirates [edit ] Order of Nahayyan (Abu Dhabi) Order of Zayed Police Order of Bravery (Dubai) United Kingdom [edit ] Commonwealth realms orders and decorations United States [edit ] Uruguay [edit ] Uzbekistan [edit ] Hero of Uzbekistan – honorary title Mustaqillik Order Order of Dustlik Order of Shon Sharaf Vanuatu [edit ] Venezuela [edit ] Vietnam [edit ] Honorary titles Orders Medals Determined to Win Military Flag Medal For National Security Medal Friendship Medal Glorious Fighter Medal Yemen [edit ] Yemen Arab Republic Order of Saba Yemen Order of Marib Yugoslavia [edit ] Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zambia [edit ] Order of the Eagle of Zambia Zimbabwe [edit ] Miscellaneous [edit ] United Nations [edit ] General Assembly UNESCO UN-HABITAT World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Professor Dr Vilho Väisälä Award International Meteorological Organization Prize Norbert Gerbier-MUMM International Award WMO Research Award for Young Scientists Mock prizes [edit ] Posthumous [edit ] Science and technology [edit ] General and miscellaneous [edit ] A–M Albert Einstein World Award of Science – true benefit and well being to mankind ( World Cultural Council) Alexander Agassiz Medal – 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) Aristeion Bodossaki (Bodossaki Foundation) Arthur B. Guise Medal – for eminent achievement in the advancement of the science and technology of fire protection engineering ( Society of Fire Protection Engineers) Automotive X Prize – super-efficient vehicle design competition [10 ] Balzan Prize – international prize for humanities, natural sciences and culture, as well as humanitarian endeavours for peace Bartolozzi Prize ( Italian Mathematical Union) Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis – biennial international award for applied laser technology ( Berthold Leibinger Stiftung) Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Bodossaki Foundation Academic Prizes (Bodossaki Foundation) Caccioppoli Prize ( Italian Mathematical Union) Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service ( PNC Bank Delaware) Copley Medal – physical sciences and the biological sciences ( Royal Society of London) Crafoord Prize – astronomy, biosciences, geosciences, mathematics, and polyarthritis research ( Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences) Dan David Prize – three prizes of US$1 million each honouring outstanding achievement in the arts, sciences and humanities Demidov Prize – prize established in 1831 for humanities and natural sciences and annually awarded to Russian scientists in Yekaterinburg, Russia Elizabeth Blackwell Medal – awarded to a woman physician by the American Medical Women's Association European Inventor Award Global Security Challenge – awards over $500,000 US Dollar annually to the most promising security technologies; co-hosted by the London Business School Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize Governor's Award (Albania) Gunnerus Sustainability Award – NOK 1 million prize honouring scientists in the field of "sustainable development globally" 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 Harry C. Bigglestone Award – given annually to the paper appearing in Fire Technology journal that best represents excellence in the communication of fire protection concepts Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award Harvey Prize ( Technion in Israel) Ho-Am Prize – Korean awards for the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind Hubbard Medal – for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research ( National Geographic Society) Humboldt Prize Japan Prize John G. Clark Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Cultic Studies John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science ( National Academy of Sciences) Kavli Prize Kyoto Prize ( Inamori Foundation) Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service ( Lasker Foundation) Lenin Prize – formerly awarded to Soviet citizens for achievements in arts and letters, cinema, mathematics, sciences, and other disciplines Lomonosov Gold Medal – natural sciences and the humanities ( Russian Academy of Sciences) Majorana Prize – theoretical and mathematical physicists ( Electronic Journal of Theoretical Physics) Marcel Benoist Prize – for sciences and the humanities (Switzerland) N–Z National Medal of Science – 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 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 – for lifetime contributions to food technology ( Institute of Food Technologists) Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest – annual, $25,000 Nigeria Prize for Science – for significant advances in science by Nigerians living at home and/or abroad; annual; $100,000 Nobel Prize in Economics ( Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences) Nuclear-Free Future Award – awarded annually Otto Hahn Medal – awarded annually ( Max Planck Society) Otto Hahn Peace Medal in Gold – awarded in Berlin by the United Nations Association of Germany and the Governing Mayor of Berlin Pessoa Prize – to Portuguese citizens for achievements in the arts, literature or science Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science – awarded annually for science books Prince of Asturias Awards – sciences, public affairs, and the humanities ( Felipe, Prince of Asturias) Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz International Prize for Water – bi-annual international prize for water-related research Rumelhart Prize – for contributions to the theoretical foundations of human cognition Rumford Medal – restricted to scientists working in Europe ( Royal Society) Rumford Prize ( American Academy of Arts and Sciences) Rutherford Medal ( Royal Society of New Zealand) Safe-In-Sound Award – for excellence in hearing loss prevention Shaw Prize Stampacchia Medal ( Italian Mathematical Union) State Science and Technology Prizes – the highest award granted for science and technology in China Vannevar Bush Award – welfare of mankind and the nation ( National Science Foundation) Wayne B. Nottingham Prize – awarded annually for outstanding doctoral research in surface science Werner von Siemens Ring – tributes to persons who have promoted the technical sciences Agriculture [edit ] Astronomy [edit ] Aviation and space technology [edit ] Biology [edit ] Chemistry [edit ] Energy [edit ] Engineering, computer science, invention and technology [edit ] Environment [edit ]
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