Objects, monetary rewards or other forms of recognition for achievement in a field or endeavor
  • Nobel Prize - Annual international awards in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economics
  • Oscars, The - Annual awards granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in various categories
  • Prometheus Awards - Annual awards (Best Novel, Hall of Fame) granted by the Libertarian Futurist Society

Reference

Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"An award is something given to a person or group of people to recognize excellence in a certain field. Awards are often signified by trophies, certificates, plaques, medals, badges, pins or ribbons. An award can simply be the public acknowledgment of excellence. ..."