List of prizes, medals and awards

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A list of famous prizes, medals and awards

Contents

All Encompassing (Pan-Sector)[edit]

Business and management[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Advertising[edit]

Beauty[edit]

Main article: Beauty pageant

National pageants[edit]

Comic books[edit]

Main article: List of comics awards

Computers and the Internet[edit]

Dance[edit]

Film[edit]

Food and drink[edit]

Humor[edit]

Magic[edit]

Music[edit]

Radio[edit]

Stage and theater[edit]

Television[edit]

Tourism[edit]

Food[edit]

Culinary[edit]

Spirits[edit]

Brewed[edit]

Distillations[edit]

Vintner and Sommelier[edit]

Games and sports[edit]

General and miscellaneous[edit]

American football and Canadian football[edit]

Association football[edit]

A–E
F
G–M
N–Z

Australian rules football[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]

Cycling[edit]

Figure skating[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

North America[edit]

The Stanley Cup.

Sweden[edit]

Lacrosse[edit]

The Minto Cup.

Olympic medalists[edit]

Paralympic medalists[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

The Webb Ellis Cup.

Domestic trophies[edit]

  • 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[edit]

IRB Awards[edit]

IRB Awards (includes two awards given by the International Rugby Players' Association as part of the awards program):

Tennis[edit]

Thoroughbred horse racing[edit]

Video games[edit]

Other games and sports[edit]

Humanitarianism, international relations, and service[edit]

The Nobel Peace Prize.

Scouting[edit]

For more details on this topic, see List of highest awards in Scouting.

Hobby and special interest[edit]

Auto[edit]

Scale modeling[edit]

Humanities[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Arts[edit]

Design[edit]

Education[edit]

History[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Language[edit]

Literature[edit]

See also: Literary award

Theology[edit]

Logic and philosophy[edit]

Law[edit]

Politics[edit]

Military and patriotic honors and medals[edit]

Afghanistan[edit]

Kingdom of Afghanistan
People's Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Albania[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Andorra[edit]

Angola[edit]

Antigua and Barbuda[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Armenia[edit]

Australia[edit]

Austria[edit]

Azerbaijan[edit]

Bahamas[edit]

Bahrain[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Barbados[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Insignia of the Belgian Order of Leopold.

Belize[edit]

Benin[edit]

Bhutan[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Bosnia[edit]

Botswana[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Brunei[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Burkina Faso[edit]

Burma[edit]

Burundi[edit]

Cambodia[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Canada[edit]

Insignia of a Member of the Order of Canada.

Cape Verde[edit]

Central African Republic[edit]

Chad[edit]

Chile[edit]

China, People's Republic of[edit]

China, Republic of[edit]

Civilian
Military

Colombia[edit]

Comoros[edit]

Congo, Democratic Republic of the[edit]

Orders
Medals

Congo, Republic of the[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Collar of the Danish Order of the Elephant.

Djibouti[edit]

Dominica[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Egypt[edit]

El Salvador[edit]

Equatorial Guinea[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

Empire of Ethiopia
People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Fiji[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Knight medal of the French Legion of Honour.

Gabon[edit]

Gambia[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Germany[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Greece[edit]

Grand Cross of the Greek Order of the Redeemer.

Greenland[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Guinea[edit]

Guinea Bissau[edit]

Guyana[edit]

Haiti[edit]

Holy See[edit]

Honduras[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

India[edit]

Padma awards
Military awards
Film awards
  • Indian national film award
National sports awards
  • Rajiv gandhi khel ratna
  • Arjuna award
  • Dronacharya award
  • Dhyan chand award

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 [21]

Iraq[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Main article: Irish honours system

Israel[edit]

Italy[edit]

Insignia of a Knight Grand Cross of the Italian Order of Merit.

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
Medals
Decorations

Kuwait[edit]

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Laos[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Lesotho[edit]

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]

Madagascar[edit]

Malawi[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Maldives[edit]

Mali[edit]

Malta[edit]

Republic of Malta
Order of Malta

Mauritania[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Moldova[edit]

Monaco[edit]

Star of the Monégasque Order of St. Charles.

Mongolia[edit]

Honorary titles
Orders

Montenegro[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

Namibia[edit]

Nepal[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Knight 4th class medal of the Dutch Military William Order.

New Zealand[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

Niger[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Norway[edit]

Cross of the Norwegian Order of St. Olav.

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]

Grand Cross of the Polish Virtuti Militari.

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)

Seychelles[edit]

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]

Insignia of the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic.

Sri Lanka[edit]

Military gallantry awards
Military distinguished service awards

Sudan[edit]

Sulu[edit]

Suriname[edit]

Swaziland[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Star of the Swedish Royal Order of the Seraphim.

Syria[edit]

Honorary title
Orders

Tajikistan[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Thailand[edit]

East Timor[edit]

Togo[edit]

Tonga[edit]

Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Turkey[edit]

State medals
State orders
Military medals
Military orders

Former decorations:

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]

Order of the Gold Star of the Hero of Ukraine decoration.

Honorary title:

Orders

United Arab Emirates[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

The British Victoria Cross.
Commonwealth realms orders and decorations

United States[edit]

The American Medal of Honor.

Uruguay[edit]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Vanuatu[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Honorary titles
Orders
Medals

Yemen[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Zambia[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

The Dickin Medal.

United Nations[edit]

General Assembly
UNESCO
UN-HABITAT
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Mock prizes[edit]

Main article: List of ironic awards

Posthumous[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

General and miscellaneous[edit]

A–M
N–Z

Agriculture[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Aviation and space technology[edit]

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Energy[edit]

Engineering, computer science, invention and technology[edit]

Environment[edit]

Geography[edit]

Anne Morrow Lindbergh's customized Hubbard Medal showing her flight route.

Geology[edit]

Healthcare science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Oceanography[edit]

Paleontology[edit]

Physics[edit]

Social sciences[edit]

Systems science[edit]

Awards by recipient[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources and references[edit]