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

Comic books[edit]

Main article: List of comics awards

Computers and the Internet[edit]

Dance[edit]

Film[edit]

The Palme d'Or.

Food and drink[edit]

Humor[edit]

Magic[edit]

Music[edit]

A Grammy Award.

Radio[edit]

Stage and theater[edit]

Television[edit]

The Goldene Kamera.

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]

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.

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]

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]

military awards
•param vir chakra
•maha vir chakra
•vir chakra
padma awards
•padma shri
•padma bhushan
•padma vibhushan
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 [8]

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]

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]

  1. ^ "Denmark's Premier Music Award". sonning. Retrieved 2007-02-09. 
  2. ^ Music Journalist Awards
  3. ^ "Callahan Award". Ultimate Player Association (UPA). Retrieved 2007-02-09. 
  4. ^ "Lettre International Award". Retrieved 2007-02-09. 
  5. ^ "Lettre Ulysses Award". Lettre International Aventis Foundation. Retrieved 2007-02-09. 
  6. ^ "Queen & Commonwealth". Royal Collection. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c "Meritorious Service Honours Act Chapter 19:09". Government of Dominica. January 1991. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  8. ^ Iranian Parliament
  9. ^ The Chap, retrieved 11 June 2011
  10. ^ "Automotive X Prize". Automotive X Prize. Retrieved 2007-02-09. 
  11. ^ Official FAI awards website
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h International prizes in medicine/public health
  13. ^ http://www.kreftforeningen.no/forskning/kreftforskningspris Norwegian
  14. ^ Official Champalimaud Foundation award website
  15. ^ Criminology Prizes