Major Awards and Honors Given in the World

World's major awards and honors:

Here is a list of the world's major awards and honors and their fields. These awards and honors are given for their valuable contribution in various fields of the world such as:- sports, politics, music, art, agriculture, film, literature, science, economics, journalism. Some questions are definitely asked in every exam based on the world's major awards and honors and their field, so it is very important for your preparation for all types of exams. Let us know about the major awards and honors given in different regions of the world.

Let us know about the major awards and honors given in different regions of the world:-

Award (Foundation Year) Awarding institute Award Details
Nobel Prize (1901) Noble Foundation, Sweden It is given for distinguished achievement in the fields of peace, literature, medicine and physiology, economics, physics and chemistry, which includes 8 million Swedish kronor.
Magsaysay Award (1957) Ramon Magsaysay Foundation (Philippines) Recognized as Asia's Nobel Prize, given for public service, government service, journalism and creative mass communication, community leadership and international goodwill, and the prize winner is awarded $50,000
Right Livelihood Award (1980) Right Livelihood Society (London) Known as the Alternative Nobel Prize, this award is given for meritorious contribution in the field of environment and social justice, with the award winning $ 2.5 million.
Jawahar Lal Nehru International Harmony Award (1965) Indian Council for Cultural Relations This award is given for the distinguished contribution made for international goodwill and friendship, with which an amount of Rs.25 lakh is given.
Indira Gandhi International Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development (1986) Indira Gandhi Memorial Fund (Government of India) This award is given for notable contribution in the field of international peace, disarmament and development, along with Rs.25 lakh. amount is given.
Beyond the War Award (1985) Beyond the War Foundation This award is given for a remarkable effort towards world peace.
Indira Gandhi International Justice and Harmony Award (1993) Indian council of world affairs This award is given for distinguished contribution to justice and international harmony, with an award of Rs 1 lakh.
Simón Bolivar International Prize (1983) UNESCO This award is given for contribution to the defense of freedom, liberation and honor of the people and contribution to the establishment of a new social order, along with a prize money of $ 25,000.
U Thant Award (1982) Chinmaya Peace Race Organization This award is given to encourage cultural and development among different countries.
Sakharov Peace Prize (1988) European Parliament This award is given for distinguished work for the protection of human rights.
Fulbright Prize Fulbright Association (United States of America) This award is given for notable work of international goodwill. The award is accompanied by a prize money of $50,000
Olf Palme Award Olf Palme Foundation (Sweden) This award is given to strengthen mutual relations between different countries, along with a prize money of $ 30,000.
UNESCO Peace Prize (1989) UNESCO Known as the Little Nobel Prize, it is awarded for a distinguished effort towards international peace. The prize is accompanied by a $25,000 prize money.
Man Booker Prize (1969) Booker McConnell Company and Publishers Association (UK) The award is given for the best fiction in English by British, Irish and Commonwealth writers, with a prize money of £50,000.
David Kohn Award British art council Britain's highest literary award carries an amount of £49,000
Gaonku Pre (1993) Académie Gonçu (France) It is France's highest literary award, with a prize money of 50 francs.
Pulitzer Prize (1917) Pulitzer Prize Board, Columbia University, UN. America The award is given for distinguished contributions by Americans to various forms of journalism, literature, and music, with a prize money of $10,000.
Miss World (1951) Miss World Corporation, London This award is given for selecting the best versatile beauty among beauties from different countries of the world, along with a prize money of £50,000
Miss Universe (1952) Donald Trump and CVS Television's Organization of Miss Universe The award is given for selecting the best versatile beauty among beauties from different countries of the world, along with a prize money of $70,000
Boyerma Award (1987) World food organization It is given for doing remarkable work towards increasing and improving the food supply in the world, and it is accompanied by a prize money of 2 million dollars.
Crawford Prize (1987) Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences This award is given to individuals related to their distinguished contribution in areas of science and technology in which the Nobel Prize is not awarded, along with a prize money of $3,30,000.
Goldman Environmental Prize (1989) Goldman Foundation (United States of America) This award is given for distinguished contribution in the field of notable contribution to environmental protection, along with a prize money of $ 3.6 million.
United Nations Population Award (1983) Population Council, New York This award is given for distinguished contribution in the field of family planning.
Oscar Award (1926) National Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences The award category is given primarily for excellence in each genre of English language films.
Emmy Awards (1961) United States of america The United States has the highest television award
Grammy Award (1958) National Academy for Recording Arts and Sciences (United States of America) This award is given for distinguished contribution in various methods of western music.
Golden Globe Award (1943) Hollywood Foreign Press Association This award is given for excellence in each genre of films displayed in the award category.
Golden Palm Award (1946) Cannes International Film Festival This award is given for excellence in each genre of films screened at the festival.
Japan Award (1990) Fukuoka Asian Cultural Prize Committee (Japan) Known as the Nobel Prize of Japan, it is given for a significant contribution to the development and promotion of knowledge and culture in Asia, with this award a prize money of $ 5 million is given.
United Nations Human Rights Award(1966) United Nations General Assembly Given (every sixth year) for individual contribution to the establishment of human rights
GD Birla International Award (1991) Birla Arts & Culture Awards 5 lakh is given for the service done for environmental protection and medical care in Indian culture and rural areas.
Jesse Owens Award (1981) International Amateur Athletic Federation This award is given for excellence in sports and for creating cooperation and goodwill among the people of different countries.
Jesse Owens Global Award (1993) International Amateur Athletic Federation This award is given every alternate year for exceptional and lasting contribution to the field of sports.

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