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List of prizes named after people

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This is a list of prizes that are named after people.
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Contents

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2B

3C

4D

5E-F

6G

7H

8I-K

9L

10 M

11 N

12 O - P

13 R

14 S

15 T - V

16 W - Z

17 See also

18 References

A
Award
Abdus Salam Award

Named after
Abdus Salam

Field

Achievement

Awarded for outstanding scientific work


Niels Henrik
in the field of mathematics, often
Abel Prize
Mathematics
Abel
described as the "mathematician's Nobel
prize"
Jack Adams Award
Jack Adams Ice Hockey
Aga Khan Trophy
Aga Khan III
Architectural concepts that successfully
Aga Khan Award for
address the needs and aspirations of
Aga Khan IV Architecture
Architecture
Islamic societies in the fields of
contemporary design
John Agro Special
Canadian Most outstanding special teams player in
John Agro
Teams Award
football
the Canadian Football League
Akatsuka Award
Fujio Akatsuka
Manga
Michelle Akers
Football
Most valuable player in Women's
Player of the Year
Michelle Akers
(soccer)
Professional Soccer
Award
Rynosuke
Akutagawa Prize
Literature
Akutagawa
Antim
Antim Cup
Iverianul
Archibald Prize
J.F. Archibald
Outstanding achievement in National
Arjuna Award
Arjuna
Sports
sports in India
Significant or compelling humanitarian
Arthur Ashe Courage
contribution, transcending sports, by a
Arthur Ashe
Sports
Award
sports-related figure. One of the ESPY
Awards.
Originally awarded to winners of the
Astor Challenge Cup races (1915-1916),
Astor Cup
Vincent Astor Auto racing
now used as the championship trophy
for the IndyCar Series.
Az-Zubair Prize for
Az-Zubair
Innovation and
Mohammed
Science
Scientific Excellence
Salih

Source

[1]

B
Award
Hobey Baker
Award
Balzan Prize
Lorenzo Bandini
Trophy
Bartolozzi Prize
Sammy Baugh
Trophy
Beazley Medal
Chuck Bednarik
Award
Clair Bee Coach
of the Year Award

Named after

Field

Hobey Baker

Ice hockey

Eugenio
Balzan

Humanity

Lorenzo
Bandini
Giuseppe
Bartolozzi
Sammy
Baugh
Kim Edward
Beazley
Chuck
Bednarik

Achievement
Source
Outstanding player in NCAA men's
college hockey
Outstanding achievements in the
fields of humanities, natural
sciences, culture, as well as for
endeavours for peace and the
brotherhood of man.

Auto racing

American football

Outstanding passing quarterback in


Division I FBS college football

Outstanding defensive player in


Division I FBS
Positive contributions by a NCAA
Clair Bee
Basketball
Division I men's head coach
Exceptional contributions to the
IEEE Alexander
Alexander
advancement of communications
Graham Bell
Telecommunications
Graham Bell
sciences and engineering in the field
Medal
of telecommunications.
Gordon Bennett James Gordon
auto racing
Cup
Bennett, Jr.
Gordon Bennett James Gordon
ballooning
Cup
Bennett, Jr.
Marcel Benoist
Marcel
Prize
Benoist
Jun Bernardino
Jun
PBA Philippine Cup championship
Basketball
Trophy
Bernardino
trophy
Fred Biletnikoff
Fred
Outstanding wide receiver in
American football
Award
Biletnikoff
Division I FBS
Woman physician "who has made
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
the most outstanding contributions to
Medicine
Blackwell Medal
Blackwell
the cause of women in the field of
medicine."
Challenge trophy between the
Charles
Bledisloe Cup
Rugby union
national teams of Australia and New
Bathurst
Zealand
Tom W. Bonner
Tom W.
Prize
Bonner
Border-Gavaskar Allan Border
Cricket
Challenge trophy between the
American football

[2]

Award
Trophy
The National
Bobby Bowden
Award

Named after
and Sunil
Gavaskar
Bobby
Bowden

Field

Achievement
national teams of Australia and India

Outstanding achievement by a
Division I FBS player on the field, as
American football
a student, and as a "faith model" in
the community

Bobby Bowden
National
Bobby
Outstanding head coach in Division I
American football
Collegiate Coach
Bowden
FBS
of the Year Award
Bradbury Award Ray Bradbury
Screenwriting
Excellence in screenwriting
Bouclier de
Charles
Rugby union
French Top 14 championship trophy
Brennus
Brennus
Chris Bristow
Chris Bristow
Auto racing
Trophy
Charles
Australian rules
"Fairest and best" player in the
Brownlow Medal
Brownlow
football
Australian Football League
Outstanding assistant coach in
Broyles Award
Frank Broyles American football
Division I FBS
Catherine
Outstanding lifetime contributions to
Bruce Medal
Astronomy
Wolfe Bruce
astronomy.
Buck Buchanan
Buck
Outstanding defensive player in
American football
Award
Buchanan
Division I FCS
Significant lifetime achievement in
any role within the sport, as
John Bunn Award John Bunn
Basketball
determined by the Naismith
Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Most outstanding player in Division
Burlsworth
Brandon
American football I FBS who began his college career
Trophy
Burlsworth
as a walk-on
Vannevar Bush
Vannevar
Award
Bush
Outstanding linebackers in the NFL,
Butkus Award
Dick Butkus American football
college, and high school
Walter Byers
Outstanding student-athletes, male
Walter Byers
Sports
Scholarship
and female, across all NCAA sports
NHL "player adjudged to have
exhibited the best type of
Lady Byng
Evelyn Byng
Ice hockey
sportsmanship and gentlemanly
Memorial Trophy
conduct combined with a high
standard of playing ability"

Source

Award

Named after

Caccioppoli Prize Renato Caccioppoli


Caldecott Medal

Randolph Caldecott

Calder Cup

Frank Calder

Calder Memorial
Trophy

Frank Calder

Cames Prize

Lus de Cames

Clarence S.
Campbell Bowl

Clarence Campbell

John J. Carty
Award for the
Advancement of
Science

John J. Carty

Miguel de
Cervantes Prize

Miguel de Cervantes

The Chappell brothers


(Ian, Gregory, and
ChappellHadlee Trevor) and the Hadlee
Trophy
family (father Walter
and sons Barry, Dayle,
and Sir Richard)

Field

Achievement
Source
Outstanding achievement by an
Mathematics
Italian mathematician no older
than 38
Most distinguished American
Literature
picture book for children
American Hockey League
Ice hockey
championship trophy
Rookie of the year in the National
Ice hockey
Hockey League
Outstanding work in the
Literature
Portuguese language
NHL Western Conference
Ice hockey
championship trophy
"Noteworthy and distinguished
accomplishments in any field of
Science
science within the charter of the
Academy" (i.e., the National
Academy of Sciences in the U.S.)
Outstanding lifetime achievement
Literature
by a Spanish-language writer

Cricket

Mystery
Fiction
Mystery
Fiction

Agatha Award

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie
Award (Japan)

Agatha Christie

Clive Churchill
Medal

Clive Churchill

Rugby league
football

King Clancy

Ice hockey

Adrienne Clarkson

Ice hockey

Roger Clemens

Baseball

Roberto Clemente

Baseball

King Clancy
Memorial Trophy
Clarkson Cup
Roger Clemens
Award
Roberto
Clemente Award

Challenge trophy contested in


annual ODI series between
Australia and New Zealand

Best and Fairest player in the


National Rugby League's Grand
Final
Outstanding leadership and
exceptional humanitarian
contributions by an NHL player
Canadian National Women's
Hockey Championship trophy
Outstanding pitcher in NCAA
Division I baseball
Major League Baseball player who
"best exemplifies the game of
baseball, sportsmanship,
community involvement and the
individual's contribution to his

Award

Named after

David Cohen
Prize
Lionel Conacher
Award

David and Victoria


Cohen

Tony Conigliaro
Award

Lionel Conacher
Tony Conigliaro

Cook Cup

James Cook

Duff Cooper
Prize

Duff Cooper

Ron Coote Cup

Ron Coote

Copley Medal

Godfrey Copley

Alec Courtelis
Award

Alec Courtelis

Bob Cousy
Award

Bob Cousy

Robert Cox Cup

Robert Cox

Crafoord Prize

Holger Crafoord

Roger Crozier
Saving Grace
Award

Roger Crozier

Johan Cruijff
Shield
Edith Cummings
Munson Golf
Award

Johan Cruyff

Edith Cummings

Field

Achievement
Source
team"
Outstanding body of work by a
Literature
British citizen writing in English
Canadian male athlete of the year
Sports
throughout all sports
Baseball
Major League Baseball player who
best overcomes extreme physical
or emotional adversity
Challenge trophy contested
Rugby union
between Australia and England
Best work of history, biography,
political science or (very
Literature
occasionally) poetry, published in
English or French
Rugby league Victory in annual match between
football
National Rugby League teams the
Parramatta Eels and Sydney
Roosters
"Outstanding achievements in
research in any branch of science,
and alternates between the
Science
physical sciences and the
biological sciences"; awarded by
the Royal Society of London to
scientists of any nationality
Academic
Academic merit and outstanding
merit
contribution by graduating nonU.S. students at the University of
Florida
Outstanding point guard in U.S.
Basketball
men's college basketball
U.S. Women's Amateur
Golf
championship trophy
Outstanding basic research in
astronomy and mathematics,
Science
biosciences, geosciences or
polyarthritis
Ice hockey NHL goaltender with the season's
best save percentage (minimum of
25 games played)
Dutch Super Cup trophy
Football
(contested by winners of the
(soccer)
Eredivisie and KNVB Cup)
Golf
Top collegiate female golfers who
excels in academics

Award
Cunningham
Medal
Currie Cup

Curtis Cup

Named after

Field

Achievement
Source
Awarded every 3 years for best
Science,
essay in Science, Literature or
Timothy Cunningham Literature and
Antiquities by a member of the
Antiquities
Royal Irish Academy
South African first-tier provincial
Donald Currie
Rugby union championship trophy (and also the
overall competition)
Challenge trophy contested by
Harriot and Margaret
women's amateur teams
Golf
Curtis
representing the USA and Great
Britain & Ireland

D
Award
Chuck Daly
Lifetime
Achievement
Award

Named after

Field

Achievement

Chuck Daly

Basketball

This annual award is given to an NBA


coach to honor their longtime NBA
coachs life in basketball.

Leo Dandurand
Lo Dandurand
Trophy

Canadian
football

Darwin Awards Charles Darwin

Life

Most outstanding offensive lineman in the


CFL East Division. This individual
becomes one of the two finalists for the
CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive
Lineman Award.
Awarded to "people who ensure the longterm survival of the human race by
removing themselves from the gene pool
in a sublimely idiotic fashion"
Awarded for work of acknowledged
distinction in the broad area of Biology in
which Darwin worked

Darwin Medal

Charles Darwin

Biology

Darwin-Wallace
Medal

Charles Darwin
and Alfred
Russel Wallace

Biology

Awarded annually for best work on


evolutionary biology

David Anixter

Rocks Paper
Scissors

Awarded to the Winner of Maine's Annual


International Rocks Paper Scissors
Tournament

David Anixter
Award

Leonardo da
Vinci
Leonardo Da
International Art
Vinci
Award
Leonardo da
Leonardo Da
Vinci World
Vinci
Award of Arts
Davis Cup
Dwight F.

Arts, Science, Presented to young people involved in the


Technology,
study of the sciences, technology,
and Literature
literature and the arts
Arts

Recognition of significant contribution to


the artistic legacy of the world.

Tennis

Winner of an annual tournament involving

Source

Award

Named after

Field

Davis
Davy Medal

Humphry Davy

Chemistry

Dazai Osamu
Prize

Osamu Dazai

Literature

DeMarco
Becket
Memorial
Trophy

Mario DeMarco
and Mel Becket

Canadian
football

Demidov Prize Pavel Demidov

Science

Edward
Lord Derby Cup Stanley, 17th
Earl of Derby

Rugby league
football

Dewar Cup

Joe Dey Award


Dirac Medal of
the ICTP
Dirac Medal of
the WATOC
Paul Dirac
Medal and Prize
David Dixon
Award
Maggie Dixon
Award
Belisario
Domnguez

Achievement
Source
men's national teams (and also the
competition itself)
"Outstandingly important recent discovery
in any branch of chemistry", as determined
by the Royal Society of London

Most outstanding offensive lineman in the


CFL West Division. This individual
becomes one of the two finalists for the
CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive
Lineman Award.
Originally (18321866) awarded for
outstanding achievement by a member of
the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Revived in 1993 for outstanding
achievement in natural sciences or
humanities by a member of the same body.
Victory in French knockout cup
competition

Originally awarded to the winner of the


U.S. National Challenge Cup (now the
Thomas Dewar,
Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup). The trophy
Football
1st Baron
is now retired and is on permanent display
(soccer)
Dewar
at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in
Oneonta, New York, but the name of each
winning team is still added to its base.
Recognition of meritorious service to the
Joseph Dey
Golf
game of golf as a volunteer.
Outstanding work in theoretical or
mathematical physics. Prior winners of the
Paul Dirac
Physics
Fields Medal, Wolf Prize, or a Nobel Prize
are ineligible.
Outstanding computational chemist under
Paul Dirac
Chemistry
age 40
"Outstanding contributions to theoretical
Paul Dirac
Physics
(including mathematical and
computational) physics"
Outstanding competitor in the
David Dixon
Sport
Commonwealth Games
Outstanding first-year head coach in
Maggie Dixon
Basketball
NCAA Division I women's college
basketball
Belisario
Order of merit Distinguished lifetime contribution by a
Domnguez
Mexican to the national welfare; the

Award
Named after
Medal of Honor
Domon Ken
Ken Domon
Prize
David di
Donatello
Donatello

Photography

Charles Stark
Draper Prize

Charles Stark
Draper

Engineering

Henry Draper
Medal

Henry Draper

Astronomy

Dronacharya
Award

Dronacharya

Sports

Excellence by an Indian sports coach

Joe Dumars

Basketball

NBA player who "exemplifies the ideals


of sportsmanship on the courtethical
behavior, fair play and integrity." The
trophy is named after Joe Dumars, the first
recipient of what is more commonly called
the NBA Sportsmanship Award.

Dunsmore Cup

Bob Dunsmore

Canadian
football

RSEQ (Quebec) university championship

Hugh Durham
Award

Hugh Durham

Basketball

The Dyson
Award

Geoff Dyson

Sports
coaching

James Dyson
Award

James Dyson

Design

Joe Dumars
Trophy

Field

Cinema

Achievement
Source
highest award in Mexico's honors system

Outstanding work in Italian cinema in 24


categories
Advancement of engineering and the
education of the public about engineering,
as determined by the (U.S.) National
Academy of Engineering
Outstanding contributions in astrophysics,
as determined by the (U.S.) National
Academy of Sciences

Outstanding coach at a mid-major school


in NCAA Division I men's college
basketball
"Sustained and significant contribution to
the development and management of
coaching and individual coaches in the
UK." Awarded 19992007.
Outstanding work in product design,
industrial design, or design engineering by
a graduating university student (or recent
graduate) studying in one of 18 specified
countries

E-F
Award

Named after

John Eales Medal

John Eales

Harley J. Earl
Trophy

Harley Earl

J J Ebers Award
IEEE Edison

Jewell James
Ebers
Thomas

Field

Achievement
Source
Outstanding player on the Australia
Rugby union
national team, as chosen by team members
Auto racing

Daytona 500 winner's trophy

Electronics

Outstanding advances in electron devices

Electrical

Honors "a career of meritorious

Award
Medal
Edogawa Rampo
Award
Albert Einstein
Award
Albert Einstein
Medal
Albert Einstein
World Award of
Science

Named after
Edison
Rampo
Edogawa
Albert
Einstein
Albert
Einstein

Field

Achievement
Source
achievement in electrical science,
engineering
electrical engineering or the electrical arts"
Mystery
fiction
High achievement in natural science of
Physics
theoretical physics (19511979)
Outstanding service in connection with
Science
Einstein

Albert
Einstein

Science

Eisenhower Trophy

Dwight D.
Eisenhower

Golf

Eisner Award

Will Eisner

Comics

Webb Ellis Cup

William
Webb Ellis

Rugby union

Outstanding research that directly benefits


humanity
World championship for men's national
amateur teams
Outstanding achievement in the U.S.
comics industry in nearly 50 categories
Rugby World Cup championship trophy

Society and Notable contributions to European society,


culture
culture, or social science
Most outstanding player in the CFL East
Terry Evanshen
Terry
Canadian
Division. This individual becomes one of
Trophy
Evanshen
football
the two finalists for the CFL's Most
Outstanding Player Award.
Outstanding unpublished novel written for
Fabri Literary Prize Frances Fabri Literature
adults
Michael Faraday
Michael
Excellence in communicating science to
Science
Prize
Faraday
UK audiences
Awarded to an LPGA golfer "who, through
her hard work, dedication and love of the
Heather Farr Player
Heather Farr
Golf
game of golf, has demonstrated
Award
determination, perseverance and spirit in
fulfilling her goals as a player."
PEN/Faulkner
William
Literature
Best work of American fiction
Award for Fiction
Faulkner
Antonio Feltrinelli
Antonio
See award
Outstanding accomplishments in nine
Prize
Feltrinelli
article
widely differing fields
Enrico Fermi
Lifetime achievement in the development,
Enrico Fermi
Science
Award
use, or production of energy
Prince of Asturias Felipe, Prince
Achievement in the sciences, humanities,
Science
Awards
of Asturias
and public affairs
Most outstanding defensive player in the
CFL West Division. This individual
Norm Fieldgate
Norm
Canadian
becomes one of the two finalists for the
Trophy
Fieldgate
football
CFL's Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Award.
Erasmus Prize

Erasmus

Award
Fields Medal
Alphonso Ford
Trophy

Named after
Field
John Charles
Mathematics
Fields
Alphonso
Basketball
Ford

Achievement
Outstanding achievement by a
mathematician under age 40
Leading scorer in the Euroleague

NCAA Gerald R.
Ford Award

Gerald R.
Ford

Sports

Significant lifetime leadership as an


advocate for college sports in the United
States

Fothergillian prize

John
Fothergill

Medicine

Best written work on medical topic

James E. Foy
V

American
football

Winner of the Iron Bowl, the annual game


between the University of Alabama and
Auburn University

Ford Frick

Broadcasting

"Major contributions to baseball" as a


broadcaster

James E. Foy, VODK


Sportsmanship
Trophy
Ford C. Frick
Award

Source

G
Award

Named after

Field

Gagarin Cup

Yuri Gagarin

Ice hockey

Gagliardi Trophy

John Gagliardi

American
football

Dave Gallaher
Trophy

Dave Gallaher

Rugby union

Gaisford Prize

Thomas
Gaisford

Classical
literature

Gandhi Peace
Award

Mahatma
Gandhi

Peace

Gandhi Peace Prize

Mahatma
Gandhi

Peace

Indira Gandhi
Award for National Indira Gandhi
Integration
Indira Gandhi Prize Indira Gandhi
for Peace,
Disarmament and

Peace
Peace

Achievement
Source
Championship trophy of the
Kontinental Hockey League
Outstanding player in NCAA
Division III college football
Challenge trophy between France and
New Zealand
Outstanding essay in Greek, and
outstanding dissertation in Greek or
Latin, by a University of Oxford
student
For ""contributions made in the
promotion of international peace and
good will." Awarded by the American
organization Promoting Enduring
Peace.
Contribution to social, economic, and
political transformation by Gandhian
methods. Awarded by the
Government of India.
Distinguished contributions to
promoting solidarity and
understanding between groups in
Indian society
Contribution to peace, with a focus
on disarmament and economic
development

Award
Development
Rajiv Gandhi Khel
Ratna
Giuseppe Garibaldi
Trophy

Named after

Field

Achievement

Rajiv Gandhi

Sports

Indian sportsperson of the year

Giuseppe
Garibaldi

Rugby union

Carl Friedrich
Gauss Prize

Carl Friedrich
Gauss

Mathematics

Gibbs Brothers
Medal

William Francis
Naval
Gibbs and
architecture &
Frederic H.
marine
Gibbs
engineering

Frank M. Gibson
Trophy

Frank M.
Gibson

Jack Gibson Cup

Jack Gibson

J. J. Giltinan Shield

J J Giltinan

Glover Prize

John Glover

Gdel Prize

Kurt Godel

Albert Goldthorpe
Medal

Albert
Goldthorpe

Prix Goncourt

Edmond de
Goncourt

Prix Goncourt des


Lycens

Edmond de
Goncourt

Curt Gowdy Media


Award

Curt Gowdy

Jack Graney Award

Jack Graney

Challenge trophy between France and


Italy
"Outstanding mathematical
contributions that have found
significant applications outside of
mathematics"
Outstanding contributions

Most outstanding rookie (first-year


player) in the CFL East Division.
Canadian
This individual becomes one of the
football
two finalists for the CFL's Most
Outstanding Rookie Award.
Victory in annual match between
Rugby league
National Rugby League teams the
football
Parramatta Eels and Sydney Roosters
Rugby league Winning the National Rugby League
football
minor premiership
""the work judged the best
Art
contemporary painting of the
Tasmanian landscape"
Computer
Outstanding theoretical papers
science
Player judged best in each Super
Rugby league
League season by Rugby Leaguer &
football
League Express
"The best and most imaginative prose
Literature
work of the year" in the French
language
Outstanding French language literary
work, as selected by a group of about
Literature
2,000 lyce students (roughly
equivalent to a high school in the
English-speaking world)
Two awards for outstanding
Sports
achievement in basketball media
journalism
coverageone to a writer and one to
a sportscaster
Sports
Contributions to baseball in Canada
journalism
by a member of the Canadian media,
as determined by the Canadian

Source

Award

Named after

Grawemeyer
Award

H. Charles
Grawemeyer

Mel Greenberg
Media Award

Mel Greenberg

Grey Cup

Albert Grey, 4th


Earl Grey

George Gross
Memorial Trophy

George Gross

Lou Groza Award

Lou Groza

Field

Achievement
Source
Baseball Hall of Fame
Outstanding ideas in education,
Five different
improving world order, music
fields
composition, religion, and
psychology
Media member "who has best
displayed a commitment to womens
Sports
basketball and to advancing the role
[3]
journalism
of the media in the womens game",
as determined by the Women's
Basketball Coaches Association.
Canadian Football League
Canadian
championship trophy (and also the
football
game in which it is contested)
Most valuable player in the Canadian
Football (soccer)
Championship
American
Outstanding placekicker in U.S.
football
college football
Discoveries leading to fundamental
Cosmology
advances in the field

Gruber Prize in
Cosmology
Gruber Prize in
Genetics

Peter and
Patricia Gruber
Peter and
Patricia Gruber

Gruber Prize for


Justice

Peter and
Patricia Gruber

Gruber Prize in
Neuroscience
Gruber Prize for
Women's Rights

Peter and
Neuroscience Distinguished research contributions
Patricia Gruber
Peter and
Contributions toward furthering the
Women's rights
Patricia Gruber
rights of women and girls
American
Outstanding punter in U.S. college
Ray Guy
football
football
Innovative contributions to the theory
William Guy
Statistics
or application of statistics.

Ray Guy Award


Guy Medal

Genetics

Distinguished research contributions

Justice

Contributions that have advanced the


cause of justice as delivered through
the legal system

H
Award

Named after

Otto Hahn Peace


Medal

Otto Hahn

Otto Hahn Medal

Otto Hahn

Otto Hahn Prize

Otto Hahn

Field

Achievement
Source
Outstanding services for peace,
Peace and
tolerance and international
tolerance
understanding
Annually awarded to a maximum of 30
Science (in
junior scientists in recognition of
general)
outstanding scientific achievements
Science
Exceptional scientific achievements in
chemistry and physics. The prize is the

Award

Harmsworth Cup
E. H. Harriman
Award
Harrison-Meldola
Memorial Prizes
Hart Memorial
Trophy
Harvey Award
Haskins Award
Lew Hayman
Trophy
Dannie Heineman
Prize for
Mathematical
Physics
Hugh M. Hefner
First Amendment
Award

Named after

Field

Alfred
Harmsworth

Motorboat
racing
Rail
transport

Outstanding safety achievements by an


American railroad company
Edward Harrison
Most meritorious and promising original
and Raphael
Chemistry investigations in chemistry by British
Meldola
chemist
Most valuable player in the National
David Hart
Ice hockey
Hockey League
Harvey
Outstanding achievement in 19 regular
Comics
Kurtzman
categories and four special categories
In honor of the most outstanding
Fred Haskins
Golf
collegiate golfer in the United States
Most outstanding Canadian player in the
CFL East Division. This individual
Canadian
Lew Hayman
becomes one of the two finalists for the
football
CFL's Most Outstanding Canadian
Award.
E. H. Harriman

Dannie
Heineman
Hugh Hefner

Heisman Trophy

John Heisman

Ted Hendricks
Award

Ted Hendricks

O. Henry Award

Free
expression
American
football
American
football

O. Henry

Literature

Lou Henson

Basketball

Hermann Trophy

Robert Hermann

Football
(soccer)

Hessell-Tiltman
Prize

Marjorie
Hessell-Tiltman

Lou Henson Award

Harlon Hill Trophy


Hillary Shield

Achievement
Source
most significant honor of the German
Physical Society and the German
Chemical Society

Significant contribution to protection


and enhancement of U.S. First
Amendment rights
Outstanding U.S. college football player
of the year
Outstanding defensive end in U.S.
college football
Short stories of exceptional merit written
in English and published in the U.S. or
Canada
Outstanding player at a mid-major
school in NCAA Division I men's
college basketball
Top men's and women's college soccer
players in the U.S.

American
Most outstanding player in NCAA
football
Division II college football
Edmund Hillary Rugby union Challenge trophy between New Zealand
Harlon Hill

Award

Named after

Field

Achievement
Source
and England
Most outstanding college wrestler in the
Dan Hodge Trophy Danny Hodge
Wrestling
U.S.
John Hope, 7th
Challenge trophy between Australia and
Hopetoun Cup
Rugby union
Earl of Hopetoun
Scotland
Hopman Cup
Harry Hopman
Tennis
World mixed-sex team championship
Significant technical or service
Grace Murray
Computer
Grace Hopper
contribution by an individual under age
Hopper Award
science
35
Hopwood Award
Avery Hopwood
Paul Hornung
American Most versatile player in NCAA Division
Paul Hornung
Award
football
I FBS college football
Louisa Gross
Louisa Gross
Horwitz Prize
Horwitz
Dick Howser
Most outstanding player in U.S. college
Dick Howser
Baseball
Trophy
baseball
Hughes Medal
David E. Hughes
Science
Hugo Award
Hugo Gernsback fiction,
Outstanding works in 15 categories
fantasy
Alexander von
Humboldt Prize
Humboldt
Lamar Hunt U.S.
Football
Lamar Hunt
United States cup competition
Open Cup
(soccer)
Most competitive player in Major
Hutch Award
Fred Hutchinson Baseball
League Baseball

I-K
Award
Henry Iba
Award
IEEE Masaru
Ibuka
Consumer
Electronics
Award
Ina Nobuo
Award
Iverson Award

Named after

Field

Henry Iba

Basketball

Masaru Ibuka

Electronics

Nobuo Ina

Photograph

Kenneth E.
Iverson

Computer
science

Achievement
Source
Coach of the year in NCAA Division I
men's college basketball, as chosen by the
United States Basketball Writers
Association
Outstanding contribution to consumer
electronics

Outstanding contributions to the APL


programming language or to its user
community

Award
Named after
Field
Izumi Kyka
Prize for
Kyka Izumi
Literature
Literature
Michael
Jackson Video
Michael Jackson Music video
Vanguard
Award

Achievement

Source

Outstanding achievement to MTV culture


and its history for musicians and music
video directors.

[4][5]

Eddie James

Canadian
football

Leading rusher in the CFL West Division.


Unlike other CFL divisional trophies,
there is no equivalent for the East
Division.

Louis-Jeantet
Prize for
Medicine

Louis Jeantet

Medicine

Outstanding achievement in biomedical


research in Europe

Jefferson
Eppes Trophy

Thomas
Jefferson and
Francis W.
Eppes VII

American
football

Winner of the annual game between


Florida State University and the
University of Virginia

Eddie James
Memorial
Trophy

Three different awards:

Alex
Jesaulenko
Medal

Alex Jesaulenko

Australian
rules football

Mark of the Year in the Australian


Football League

Best player in the AFL Canberra


Grand Final

Best player for "The Allies" team


in the State of Origin series
(defunct)

William M.
Jennings
Trophy

William M.
Jennings

Ice hockey

NHL goaltender(s) whose team has


allowed the fewest goals in the regular
season. Note that this was the original
criterion for the Vezina Trophy, which is
now awarded to the league's outstanding
goaltender.

Jewett Trophy

Christopher
Jewett

Canadian
football

Atlantic University Sport championship

Samuel Johnson

Literature

Bobby Jones

Golf

Karlspreis

Charlemagne

Peace

Theodore von

Theodore von

Civil

Samuel
Johnson Prize
Bob Jones
Award

Outstanding non-fiction book by a British


writer
Recognition of distinguished
sportsmanship in golf
Outstanding contribution to Western
European integration
Distinguished achievement in engineering

Award
Named after
Karman Medal
Krmn
Patty Kazmaier Patty KazmaierAward
Sandt
GottfriedKeller-Preis

Gottfried Keller

Field
engineering
Ice hockey
Literature

Achievement
Source
mechanics, as applied to civil engineering
Outstanding player in NCAA Division I
women's college hockey
Outstanding achievement in Swiss
literature, in any of the country's
languages

Kennedy
John F. Kennedy Performing arts Lifetime contribution to American culture
Center Honors
J. Walter
"Outstanding service and dedication to the
Kennedy
J. Walter
Basketball community" by an NBA player, coach, or
Citizenship
Kennedy
trainer
Award
Graham
Graham
Australian
"for Most Outstanding New Talent"
Kennedy Award
Kennedy
television
Kikuchi Kan
Japanese
Kan Kikuchi
Prize
culture
Kimura Ihei
Ihei Kimura
Photograph
Award
Iven C.
Iven Carl
Outstanding professional accomplishment
Kincheloe
Aviation
Kincheloe, Jr.
in the conduct of flight testing.
Award
Outstanding achievement in comic books
in 12 categories. Awarded 198587;
Kirby Award
Jack Kirby
Comics
replaced by Eisner Award and Harvey
Award.
Outstanding foundational contributions,
Computer based on overall impact. Compare with the
Knuth Prize
Donald Knuth
science
Gdel Prize, which honors outstanding
individual papers.
Outstanding work directed toward
Stephen F.
Stephen F.
eliminating homophobia by an openly
Entertainment
Kolzak Award
Kolzak
LGBT member of the entertainment or
media community
Lifetime contributions to nuclear physics,
nuclear energy, or nuclear engineering by
Kurchatov
Nuclear
a Soviet (communist era) or Russian (postIgor Kurchatov
(Gold) Medal
physics
communist era). Known as the Kurchatov
Medal in the Soviet era, and the Kurchatov
Gold Medal today.

[6]

L
Award
Lamme Medal

Named after
Benjamin G.
Lamme

Field

Achievement

Source

Award

Named after
Field
Achievement
Source
Lou
Hockey East men's postseason tournament
Lamoriello Trophy
Ice hockey
Lamoriello
championship trophy
Mary
Major contributions to medical science, or
Lasker Award
Woodward Medicine
distinguished public service on behalf of
Lasker
medicine
European Latsis
John Latsis
Prize
Berthold Leibinger
Berthold
Innovationspreis
Leibinger
Berthold Leibinger
Berthold
Zukunftspreis
Leibinger
Gottfried Wilhelm
Gottfried
Leibniz Prize
Leibniz
Lemelson-MIT
Jerome H.
Prize
Lemelson
Coupe Suzanne
Suzanne
French Open women's singles championship
Tennis
Lenglen
Lenglen
trophy
Wassily
Leontief Prize
Leontief
Nancy Lieberman
Nancy
Outstanding point guard in U.S. women's
Basketball
Award
Lieberman
college basketball
Abraham
Finest scholarly work in English on
[7]
Lincoln Prize
Literature
Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln or the American Civil War
Astrid Lindgren
Astrid
Memorial Award
Lindgren
Most outstanding player in the regular
season of the National Hockey League, as
Ted Lindsay Award Ted Lindsay Ice hockey chosen by the NHL Players Association.
Known as the Lester B. Pearson Award from
its inception in 1972 through 2009.
John Lingenfelter
John
Winner of the annual Supercar/Superfour
Car racing
Memorial Trophy Lingenfelter
Challenge
Awarded annually to two people for services
Linnean Medal
Carl Linnaeus Biology
to biology
Sir Thomas Lipton
Thomas
Football
Trophy
Lipton
Thomas
Copa Lipton
Football
Lipton
Lipton Challenge
Thomas
Football
Cup
Lipton
John Logie Australian
[8]
Logie Award
Baird
Television
Vince
American Outstanding lineman or linebacker in U.S.
Lombardi Award
Lombardi
football
college football
Vince Lombardi
Vince
American
Super Bowl winner's trophy

Award
Trophy
Lomonosov Gold
Medal
Hkan Loob
Trophy
Lorentz Medal

Named after
Lombardi
Mikhail
Lomonosov

Field
football

Hkan Loob Ice hockey

Achievement

Source

Leading goal scorer in Swedish Hockey


League

Hendrik
Lorentz

Lott Trophy

Ronnie Lott

George M. Low
award

George M.
Low

Outstanding defensive player in U.S. college


American
football, based on excellence both on and off
football
the field

M
Award

Named after

Field

Achievement
Source
Most outstanding defensive
player in the CFL East Division.
James P.
This individual becomes one of
McCaffrey
James P. McCaffrey Canadian football
the two finalists for the CFL's
Trophy
Most Outstanding Defensive
Player Award.
Awarded by the Pro Football
Hall of Fame "for long and
Dick McCann
Dick McCann
Sports journalism
distinguished reporting on
Memorial Award
professional [American]
football".
Liam McCarthy
All-Ireland Senior Hurling
Liam McCarthy
Hurling
Cup
Championship trophy
McClelland
William C.
Australian rules
Australian Football League
Trophy
McClelland
football
minor premiership trophy
Mark H.
Leading of the Official World
McCormack
Mark McCormack
Golf
Golf Ranking for most weeks in
Award
a year
Mark H.
Leading player of the World
McCormack
Mark McCormack
Golf
Amateur Golf Ranking
Medal
"Most meritorious flight of the
year" by one or more individuals,
Mackay Trophy Clarence Mackay
Aviation
or an organization, within the
United States Air Force
John Mackey
Outstanding tight end in U.S.
John Mackey
American football
Award
college football
MacTavish Cup Duncan MacTavish Sports coaching
Ramon
Ramon Magsaysay Six different fields Outstanding achievement by an

Award
Magsaysay
Award
Sam Maguire
Cup

Named after

Field

Achievement

see award article

Asian

Sam Maguire

Gaelic football

Majorana Prize

Ettore Majorana

Mathematics or
Physics

Mandela
Challenge Plate

Nelson Mandela

Rugby union

All-Ireland Senior Football


Championship trophy
Outstanding contributions to
Theoretical and Mathematical
Physics
Challenge trophy between South
Africa and Australia

Archie Manning and


Outstanding quarterback in U.S.
Manning Award his sons Peyton and American football
college football
Eli
Annual award for advancements
Marconi Prize
Guglielmo Marconi Communications
in the field
Lou Marsh
Lou Marsh
Sports
Canadian athlete of the year
Trophy
Outstanding player in the
Joe Marston
Joe Marston
Football (soccer) Australasian A-League Grand
Medal
Final
Most outstanding Canadian
player in the CFL West Division.
Dr. Beattie
This individual becomes one of
Beattie Martin
Canadian football
Martin Trophy
the two finalists for the CFL's
Most Outstanding Canadian
Award.
Edgar Martnez
Outstanding designated hitter in
Edgar Martnez
Baseball
Award
the American League
National Hockey League player
Bill Masterton
who best exemplifies the
Memorial
Bill Masterton
Ice hockey
qualities of perseverance,
Trophy
sportsmanship, and dedication to
the sport
Matteucci Medal Carlo Matteucci
Physics
Fundamental contributions
Most valuable player in the
Leigh Matthews
Australian rules
Australian Football League, as
Leigh Matthews
Trophy
football
chosen by the AFL Players
Association
Best British writer or writers,
Somerset
W. Somerset
Literature
under age 35, of a book
Maugham Award
Maugham
published in the past year
Champion of New Zealand's
Meads Cup
Colin Meads
Rugby union
second-level Heartland
Championship
Mal Meninga
Rugby league
Player of the year for the
Mal Meninga
Medal
football
Canberra Raiders

Source

Award
Dally M Medal
Mark Messier
Leadership
Award
ConradFerdinandMeyer-Preis
Yukio Mishima
Prize

Named after

Field

Achievement
Source
Best and fairest player in the
National Rugby League's Grand
Final

Dally Messenger

Rugby league
football

Mark Messier

Ice hockey

Outstanding leadership, on and


off ice, by an NHL player

Conrad Ferdinand
Meyer

Literature

Outstanding achievement in
Swiss German literature

Yukio Mishima

Literature

Old Tom Morris


Award

Old Tom Morris

Golf

"through a continuing lifetime


commitment to the game of golf
has helped to mold the welfare of
the game in a manner and style
exemplified by Old Tom
Morris."

Coupe des
Mousquetaires

The Four
Musketeers (Jean
Borotra, Jacques
Brugnon, Henri
Cochet, Ren
Lacoste)

Tennis

French Open men's singles


championship trophy

Sam Mussabini

Sports coaching

Mussabini
Medal

N
Award

Named after
Field
Achievement
Source
Frances Pomeroy
Most outstanding NCAA Division I
Frances Pomeroy
Naismith
senior (final-year) player of the year no
Basketball
Naismith Award (daughter-in law of
taller than 6 feet (1.83 m) for men and
James Naismith)
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) for women
Most outstanding men's and women's
Naismith College
James Naismith
Basketball NCAA Division I head coaches of the
Coach of the Year
year
Naismith College
Most outstanding men's and women's
James Naismith
Basketball
Player of the Year
NCAA Division I players of the year
Naismith
Awarded to one man and one woman
Outstanding
James Naismith
Basketball
annually for lifetime service to
Contribution to
basketball in any capacity
Basketball
Naismith Prep
Most outstanding boys' and girls' U.S.
James Naismith
Basketball
Player of the Year
high school players of the year
Naismith Trophy
James Naismith
Basketball
FIBA Basketball World Cup (men's)

Award
Naoki Prize

Named after

Field

Sanjugo Naoki

Literature

Byron Nelson
Award

Byron Nelson

Byron Nelson
Award

Byron Nelson

Nevanlinna Prize

Rolf Nevanlinna

Newbery Medal

John Newbery

Sir Roger
Roger Newdigate
Newdigate's Prize
Pete Newell Big
Man Award

Pete Newell

Isaac Newton
Medal

Isaac Newton

Jack Nicklaus
Trophy

Jack Nicklaus

Jeff Nicklin
Memorial Trophy
Nierenberg Prize
for Science in the
Public Interest
Nobel Memorial
Prize in Economic
Sciences
Nobel Prize in
Chemistry
Nobel Prize in
Literature

Jeff Nicklin

Achievement
winner's trophy

Lowest scoring average on the PGA


Tour. Awarded by the Tour itself, with
Golf
a 50-round minimum for the season.
Compare with the Vardon Trophy,
awarded by the PGA of America.
Lowest scoring average on the
Golf
Champions Tour
Outstanding contributions in
Information
mathematical aspects of information
sciences
sciences
Most distinguished contribution to
Literature
American literature for children
Best composition in English verse by
an undergraduate who has been
Literature
admitted to the University of Oxford
within the previous four years
Most outstanding low-post player in
Basketball
NCAA Division I men's college
basketball
Outstanding contributions to physics
Physics
by any physicist, regardless of subject
area, background or nationality
Player of the year on the Champions
Golf
Tour, as determined by tour players
Most outstanding player in the CFL
West Division. This individual
Canadian
becomes one of the two finalists for
football
the CFL's Most Outstanding Player
Award.

William
Nierenberg

Science

Outstanding promotion of science in


the public interest

Alfred Nobel

Economics

Outstanding contribution

Alfred Nobel

Chemistry

Outstanding contribution

Alfred Nobel

Literature

Outstanding contribution

Nobel Peace Prize

Alfred Nobel

Peace

Outstanding contribution in furthering


peace between nations

Nobel Prize in
Physics

Alfred Nobel

Physics

Outstanding contribution

Source

Award
Nobel Prize in
Physiology or
Medicine
Hideyo Noguchi
Africa Prize
Gerrit Noordzij
Prize
James Norris
Memorial Trophy
Ivor Novello
Awards

Named after

Field

Achievement

Alfred Nobel

Physiology or
medicine

Outstanding contribution

Hideyo Noguchi

Medicine

Gerrit Noordzij

Typography

James E. Norris
Ivor Novello

Source

Extraordinary contributions in type


design, typography and type education
NHL "defense player who
demonstrates throughout the season the
Ice hockey
greatest all-round ability in the
position"
Excellence in British songwriting and
Music
composing

O-P
Award
Named after
Davey O'Brien
Davey O'Brien
Award
Larry O'Brien
Lawrence
Championship
"Larry" O'Brien
Trophy
Lawrence O'Brien
Lawrence
Award
O'Brien
Kenzabur e Prize Kenzabur e
fuji Nobur Award Nobur fuji
Lute Olson Award
Laurence Olivier
Award
Buck O'Neil
Lifetime
Achievement Award
Tip O'Neill Award
Ortega y Gasset
Awards
Orteig Prize

Field
American
football

Achievement
Outstanding quarterback in U.S.
college football

Basketball

NBA championship trophy

Politics

Outstanding service to the U.S.


Democratic Party and its candidates

Literature
Animation

Lute Olson

Basketball

Laurence
Olivier

Theatre

Buck O'Neil

Baseball

James "Tip"
O'Neill

Baseball

Jos Ortega y
Gasset
Raymond
Orteig

Source

Journalism
Aviation

Outstanding player in NCAA Division


I men's college basketball who has
played for more than one season at his
current school
Excellence in acting in London West
End shows
Awarded by the U.S. Baseball Hall of
Fame for positive contributions to
baseball in society
A Canadian "judged to have excelled
in individual achievement and team
contribution while adhering to the
highest ideals of the game of baseball"
Outstanding accomplishment in
Spanish-language journalism
First aviator of the Allies of World
War I to fly nonstop between New
York and Paris in either direction.
Awarded to Charles Lindbergh for his

[9]

Award
Otaka Prize

Named after

Field

Hisatada Otaka

Composition

Outland Trophy

John H.
Outland

Arnold Palmer
Award

Arnold Palmer

Jackie Parker
Trophy

Jackie Parker

Tom Pate Memorial


Award
Lester Patrick
Trophy
Walter Payton
Award

Tom Pate
Lester Patrick
Walter Payton

Walter Payton Man


of the Year Award

Walter Payton

Walter Payton
Trophy

Walter Payton

Peabody Award
Lester B. Pearson
Award
Pearson Medal of
Peace

George Foster
Peabody
Lester B.
Pearson
Lester B.
Pearson

Outstanding interior lineman, on


either offense or defense, in U.S.
college football
Leading money winner on the
Golf
Champions Tour
Most outstanding rookie (first-year
player) in the CFL West Division.
Canadian
This individual becomes one of the
football
two finalists for the CFL's Most
Outstanding Rookie Award.
Outstanding sportsmanship, team
Canadian
play, and community service by a
football
Canadian Football League player
Outstanding contribution to the sport
Ice hockey
in the United States
American
Offensive player of the year in NCAA
football
Division I FCS football
Outstanding volunteer and charity
work by an NFL player; awarded by
American
the league. See also the "Whizzer"
football
White NFL Man of the Year Award,
given by the NFL Players Association.
American
Most athletic player in U.S. high
football
school football
Excellence in radio, television, and
Broadcasting
internet broadcasting
Original name of the NHL trophy now
Ice hockey
known as the Ted Lindsay Award.
Outstanding "contribution to
Peace
international service" by a Canadian
WNBA player who "exemplifies the
ideals of sportsmanship on the court
Basketball
ethical behavior, fair play and
integrity"
American
football

Kim Perrot
Sportsmanship
Award

Kim Perrot

Antoinette Perry
Awards for
Excellence in
Theatre (aka "Tony
Awards")

Antoinette
Perry

Theatre

Pessoa Prize

Fernando
Pessoa

Science,
literature, arts

Dadasaheb

Cinema

Dadasaheb Phalke

Achievement
1927 solo transatlantic crossing.

Outstanding achievement in
Broadway theatre, in 26 regular
categories plus four special categories
Distinguished accomplishment by a
Portuguese national in any of the
named fields
Lifetime accomplishment in Indian

Source

Award
Award

Named after
Phalke

Field

Achievement
Source
cinema
Leading goal scorers in La Liga and
Segunda Divisin (Spain). Compare
with the Zarra Trophy, awarded to the
Spanish nationals who lead both
leagues in goals scored.
Outstanding contribution to
(computer) information processing
systems
Extraordinary achievement in
theoretical physics
This annual award is given to the best
performing player of the NBA
season.The winner is chosen by a
board of sportswriters and
broadcasters throughout the United
States and Canada, who casts a vote
for first to fifth place.[10]

Pichichi

Football
(soccer)

IEEE Emanuel R.
Piore Award

Emanuel R.
Piore

Computer
science

Max Planck Medal

Max Planck

Physics

NBA Most Valuable


Player Award

Maurice
Podoloff

Basketball

Edgar Allan Poe


Awards (aka "Edgar
Awards")

Edgar Allan
Poe

Mystery fiction
and non-fiction

Outstanding works in 18 categories

Physics

Outstanding achievement in
theoretical physics

Pichichi Trophy

Isaak
Yakovlevich
Pomeranchuk
William Powell
William and Mousie
and Diana
Powell Award
Lewis
Pomeranchuk Prize

Fritz Pregl Prize


Prince of Wales
Trophy

Pritzker Prize

Pulitzer Prize

Golf

Distinguished achievement by an
Austrian national
Edward, Prince
NHL Eastern Conference
Ice hockey
of Wales
championship trophy
"A living architect whose built work
demonstrates a combination of those
qualities of talent, vision and
commitment, which has produced
Jay Pritzker
Architecture
consistent and significant
contributions to humanity and the
built environment through the art of
architecture."
Joseph Pulitzer Journalism,
Journalism: Excellence in 14
literature, music categories of newspaper journalism by
a U.S.-based individual or publication
Literature: Excellence by an
American in 6 categories
Music: Distinguished musical
contribution by an American, first
Fritz Pregl

Chemistry

Award

Price Prize

Named after

Dr. Pliny A.
and Margaret
H. Price

Field

Achievement
performed or recorded in the U.S.
during that year

Source

Astronomy,
Cosmology, Researchers in the areas of cosmology
Astroparticle
and astroparticle physics.
physics

R
Award

Named after

SASTRA
Ramanujan Prize

Srinivasa
Ramanujan

Grand Prix C. F.
Ramuz
Ranfurly Shield
Rawlings Gold
Glove Award
Rayleigh Medal

Field

Achievement
Source
Outstanding work in Ramanujan's fields of
Mathematics interest by a mathematician no older than 32
(Ramanujan's age at death)

Charles
Ferdinand
Literature
Ramuz
Uchter Knox,
5th Earl of Rugby union
Ranfurly
George and
Alfred
Baseball
Rawlings
Baron
Acoustics
Rayleigh

Rayleigh Medal
Baron
(Institute of
Rayleigh
Physics)
Hans-ReinhartHans Reinhart
Ring
Juan Carlos I
Copa del Rey
of Spain
Copa del Rey de Juan Carlos I
Baloncesto
of Spain

Outstanding fielders in the National and


American Leagues
Outstanding contributions to acoustics
Distinguished research in theoretical,
mathematical or computational physics

Theatre

Outstanding achievement in Swiss theatre,


in any of the country's languages

Football
(soccer)

Spanish cup competition

Basketball

Spanish ACB cup competition

Literature

Jerry Rice Award

Jerry Rice

American
football

Maurice
Richard

Ice hockey

Tom Richards Rugby union


Jules Rimet

New Zealand provincial challenge trophy

Physics

John Llewellyn John Llewellyn


Rhys Prize
Rhys

Maurice
"Rocket"
Richard Trophy
Tom Richards
Trophy
Jules Rimet

Lifetime achievement in Swiss French


literature

Football

Best work of literature, in any category,


published in the United Kingdom and
written by a Commonwealth author no older
than 35
Outstanding freshman (first-year) player in
NCAA Division I FCS college football
Leading goal scorer in the NHL regular
season
Winner of Test series between Australia and
the British and Irish Lions
FIFA World Cup championship trophy from

Award
Named after
Trophy
Dave Rimington
Dave
Trophy
Rimington

Field
(soccer)
American
football

Oscar Robertson
Trophy

Basketball

Men's college basketball player of the year,


as chosen by the United States Basketball
Writers Association

American
football

Coach of the year in NCAA Division I FCS

Oscar
Robertson

Eddie Robinson
Eddie
Award
Robinson
Helen Rollason
Helen Rollason
Award

Achievement
1934 through 1970
Outstanding center in U.S. college football

"Outstanding achievement in the face of


adversity"
Outstanding life accomplishment, leading to
Lifetime a distinguished national (U.S.) reputation, by
achievement an individual who earned at least one varsity
letter at an NCAA member school
Sports

Theodore
Roosevelt Award

Theodore
Roosevelt

Bobbie
Rosenfeld Award
Art Ross Trophy

Bobbie
Rosenfeld
Art Ross

Sports

Canadian sportswoman of the year

Ice hockey

Rumelhart Prize

David
Rumelhart

Cognitive
science

Rumford Medal

Sir Benjamin
Thompson,
Count
Rumford

Physics

Leading point scorer in the NHL


Achievements best described by the award's
full name: the David E. Rumelhart Prize for
Contributions to the Theoretical Foundations
of Human Cognition.
"An outstandingly important recent
discovery in the field of thermal or optical
properties of matter made by a scientist
working in Europe." Awarded by the Royal
Society.

Rumford Prize

Sir Benjamin
Thompson,
Count
Rumford

Physics

Outstanding contributions to the fields of


heat and light. Awarded by the American
Academy of Arts and Sciences.
NCAA Division I men's basketball coach
"who best exemplifies excellence in his
dedication to the game of basketball and to
his student athletes"
College basketball player of the year as
chosen by the Commonwealth Athletic Club
of Kentucky

Adolph Rupp
Cup

Adolph Rupp

Basketball

Adolph Rupp
Trophy

Adolph Rupp

Basketball

Bill Russell

Basketball

MVP of the NBA Finals

Babe Ruth

Baseball

Most valuable player of the Major League


Baseball postseason, as chosen by the
Baseball Writers Association of America
(BBWAA). Before the 2007 season, the
BBWAA gave the award to the most

Bill Russell
NBA Finals
Most Valuable
Player Award
Babe Ruth
Award

Source

Award

Named after

Field

Achievement
valuable player of the World Series.

Babe Ruth
Home Run
Award

Babe Ruth

Baseball

Leading home run hitter in Major League


Baseball

Ryder Cup

Samuel Ryder

Golf

Challenge trophy contested by men's


professional teams representing the USA
and Europe

Source

S
Award

Named after

Field

Sacknoff Prize

Scott Sacknoff

Space History

Sakharov Prize

Andrei Sakharov

Human rights

J. J. Sakurai

Theoretical
particle physics

Sakurai Prize
Salimbeni Prize

Lorenzo and
Jacopo Salimbeni

David Sarnoff
David Sarnoff
Award
Eiji Sawamura
Eiji Sawamura
Award
Schneider Trophy Jacques Schneider
Rolf Schock Prizes
Rolf Schock
Walter Schottky
Walter Schottky
Prize
Ben
Schwartzwalder
Trophy

Ben
Schwartzwalder

Glenn T. Seaborg
Medal

Glenn T. Seaborg

Segrave Trophy
Frank J. Selke
Trophy
Seve Trophy

Achievement
Source
Outstanding work by a university
student related to the history of
spaceflight
Outstanding work in defense of
human rights and freedom of
thought

Henry Segrave

Baseball

Outstanding starting pitcher in


Nippon Professional Baseball

Aviation
Solid-state
physics
American
football

Winner of the game between


Syracuse University and West
Virginia University, once held
annually before the series ended
due to conference realignment

Any British national who


accomplishes the most outstanding
Transportation demonstration of the possibilities
of transport by land, sea, air, or
water.

Frank J. Selke

Ice hockey

Top defensive forward in the NHL

Seve Ballesteros

Golf

Challenge trophy between men's


professional teams representing

Award

Named after

Field

Barry Sheene
Medal

Barry Sheene

Auto racing

Shaw Prize
Shewhart Medal
Shinmura Izuru
Prize
Matsutaro Shoriki
Award

Run Run Shaw

Science

Linguistics

Matsutaro Shoriki

Baseball

Sikorsky Prize

Igor Sikorsky

Aviation

Johan Skytte Prize


in Political Science

Johan Skytte

Norm Smith Medal

Norm Smith

Australian rules
football

Conn Smythe

Ice hockey

Stafford Smythe

Ice hockey

Karsten Solheim

Golf

Alexander
Solzhenitsyn
Sophia de Mello
Breyner Andresen

Cinema of
Portugal

Warren Spahn

Baseball

J. G. Taylor Spink

Journalism

J. G. Taylor Spink

Baseball

Solheim Cup
Solzhenitsyn Prize
Sophia Awards
Warren Spahn
Award
J. G. Taylor Spink
Award
J. G. Taylor Spink
Award
Stampacchia Medal
Stanhope essay
prize

Annual Awards for Outstanding


contributions in Astronomy, Life
Science, Medicine and
Mathematical Science.

Walter A.
Shewhart
Izuru Shinmura

Conn Smythe
Trophy
Stafford Smythe
Memorial Trophy

Achievement
Great Britain & Ireland and
continental Europe

First controlled flight of a humanpowered helicopter; awarded to


AeroVelo on July 11, 2013

Best player in the AFL Grand


Final
Most valuable player of the
Stanley Cup playoffs
Most valuable player of the
Memorial Cup
Challenge trophy contested by
women's professional teams
representing the USA and Europe

Best Portuguese films


Top left-handed pitcher in Major
League Baseball
"Meritorious contributions to
baseball writing"
Player of the year in Minor League
Baseball (North America)

Guido
Stampacchia
Stanhope Philip

Stanley Cup

Frederick Stanley

Ice hockey

Athletes in

Bart Starr

American

National Hockey League


championship trophy
Outstanding character and

Source

Award

Named after

Field

Action/Bart Starr
Award

football

Steinfeld Cup

Jake Steinfeld

Leroy P. Steele
Prize

Leroy P. Steele

Lacrosse

Isabelle Stevenson
Isabelle Stevenson
Award
Payne Stewart
Award
Stirling Prize

Theatre

Payne Stewart

Golf

Achievement
Source
leadership in the home, on the field
and in the community by an NFL
player
Major League Lacrosse
championship trophy

Outstanding volunteer
contributions by a member of the
American theatrical community,
whether in the theatre or not.
Presented during the Tony Awards.
PGA Tour "Man of the Year"
award

James Stirling

Bram Stoker Award


Annis Stukus
Trophy
Dick Suderman
Trophy

Bram Stoker

Literature
Canadian
football
Canadian
football

Annis Stukus
Dick Suderman

Sudirman Cup
James E. Sullivan
Award
Harry Sunderland
Trophy

Dick Sudirman

Badminton

James E. Sullivan

Sports

"Superior achievement" in eight


categories of horror fiction, plus an
award for lifetime achievement in
that genre
Canadian Football League coach
of the year
Most valuable Canadian in the
Grey Cup game
World mixed-sex team
championship
Most outstanding amateur athlete
in the United States

Harry Sunderland

T-V
Award
Tanabe Hisao
Prize

Named after

Field

Hisao Tanabe Ethnomusicology

Tanizaki Prize

Jun'ichir
Tanizaki

Templeton Prize

John
Templeton

Religion

Osamu Tezuka

Manga

Tezuka Osamu
Osamu Tezuka
Cultural Prize

Manga

Tezuka Award

Achievement

Literature
"Exceptional contribution to affirming
life's spiritual dimension, whether
through insight, discovery, or practical
works"
Outstanding new artist in the story manga
genre
Outstanding works or accomplishment in
four categories

Source

Award
Irving G.
Thalberg
Memorial
Award
Thomas Cup
Timoshenko
Medal
Wayman
Tisdale Award
Lance Todd
Trophy
George M.
Trautman
Awards

Named after

Field

Irving
Thalberg

Cinema

George Alan
Thomas
Stephen
Timoshenko

Badminton
Mechanical
engineering

Wayman
Tisdale

Basketball

Lance Todd

Rugby league

George M.
Trautman

Baseball

Achievement
Source
Awarded periodically as part of the
Academy Awards to "creative producers,
whose bodies of work reflect a
consistently high quality of motion
picture production."
World championship for men's national
teams
"Distinguished contributions to the field
of applied mechanics"
Outstanding freshman player in NCAA
Division I men's college basketball, as
chosen by the United States Basketball
Writers Association
Man of the match in the Challenge Cup
final
Player of the year in each individual
North American minor league

"Contributions of a technical nature... of


Alan Turing Computer science lasting and major technical importance to
the computer field"
TwymanStokes Jack Twyman
The "ideal teammate" in the NBA, as
Teammate of
and Maurice
Basketball
determined each season by the league's
the Year Award
Stokes
players
J. B. Tyrrell
"Outstanding work in the history of
Historical
Joseph Tyrrell
History
Canada"
Medal
World championship for women's
Uber Cup
Betty Uber
Badminton
national teams
Johnny Unitas
Outstanding senior (final-year)
Golden Arm
Johnny Unitas American football
quarterback in U.S. college football
Award
George Van
George Van
"Long-term extraordinary or unselfish
Biesbroeck
Astronomy
Biesbroeck
service to astronomy"
Prize
"Outstanding contributions to the
James A. Van
James A. Van
International
promotion of U.S.-Korea relations" by
Fleet Award
Fleet
relations
either an American or South Korean
Original cup awarded to winners of the
Vanderbilt Cup races (1904-1968
William
intermittently). Replica was awarded to
Vanderbilt Cup
Kissam
Auto racing
U.S. 500 winners (1996-1999), then later
Vanderbilt II
to CART/Champ Car champions (20002007).
Georges
Vanier Cup
Canadian football
CIS football championship trophy
Vanier
Turing Award

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Award

Named after

Field

Vardon Trophy

Harry Vardon

Golf

Harry Vardon
Trophy

Harry Vardon

Golf

Vare Trophy

Glenna Collett
Vare

Golf

Jos
Vasconcelos
Jos
World Award of Vasconcelos
Education
Oswald Veblen
Prize in
Oswald Veblen
Geometry
Georges
Vezina Trophy
Vzina
Prix Jean Vigo
IEEE John von
Neumann
Medal
John von
Neumann
Theory Prize
John von
Neumann
Award

Achievement
Source
Lowest scoring average on the PGA
Tour. Awarded by the PGA of America;
requires a minimum of 60 rounds in the
season. Compare with the Byron Nelson
Award, given by the Tour itself for the
same accomplishment but with a 50round minimum.
Winner of the Race to Dubai (historically
the Order of Merit) as money leader on
the European Tour.
Lowest scoring average on the LPGA
Tour

Education

Acknowledgment for exceptional


teaching, which is the underlying basis of
our present civilization

Mathematics

Notable research in geometry or topology

Ice hockey

Jean Vigo

Cinema

John von
Neumann

Computer science

John von
Neumann
John von
Neumann

NHL goaltender "adjudged to be the best


at this position"
Independent spirit and excellence by a
young French director
"Outstanding achievements in computerrelated science and technology"

Fundamental and sustained contributions


Systems science to theory in operations research and the
management sciences
Outstanding scholar in the exact social
sciences, whose works have had
Economics
substantial influence over a long period
of time on the studies and intellectual
activity of students

W-Z
Award

Named after

Field

Wade Trophy

Margaret Wade

Basketball

Wakker Prize

Henri-Louis
Wakker

Architectural
history

Achievement
Source
Player of the year in Division I
women's college basketball, as
chosen by the Women's Basketball
Coaches Association
Presented to a Swiss commune for
development and preservation of
architectural heritage

Award
Selman A.
Waksman Award in
Microbiology
Doak Walker
Award
Walker Cup
Walkley Award
The Wally
Wally Lewis Medal

Named after

Field

Selman
Waksman

Microbiology

Doak Walker

American football

George Herbert
Walker

Golf

William Gaston
Walkley
Wally Parks
Wally Lewis

Rodman
Wanamaker
Shane Warne and
Warne-Muralidaran
Muttiah
Trophy
Muralitharan[N 1]
Wanamaker Trophy

Johnny Warren
Medal
James Craig
Watson Medal
James Watt
International Medal
Oswald Watt Gold
Medal

Johnny Warren

State of Origin player of the series

PGA Championship winner's


trophy
Perpetual challenge trophy
Cricket
awarded to winner of Test series
between Australia and Sri Lanka
Best player in the Australasian AFootball (soccer)
League, as determined by the
league's players
Golf

James Watt
Oswald Watt
Significant contributions to
motorsport in the United Kingdom
Outstanding community service by
a National Football League player.
Byron "Whizzer"
Similar to the Walter Payton Man
American football
White
of the Year Award, but awarded by
the players' union, the NFL Players
Association, instead of the league.

Norbert Wiener
Award for Social
Norbert Wiener
and Professional
Responsibility
Norbert Wiener
Prize in Applied
Norbert Wiener
Mathematics
The Wigner Medal Eugene Wigner
Prix Daniel
Daniel

Auto racing

Mathematics

Flat racing

Source

Outstanding running back in U.S.


college football
Challenge trophy contested by
men's amateur teams representing
the USA and Great Britain &
Ireland

James Craig
Watson

Wheatcroft Trophy Tom Wheatcroft


"Whizzer" White
NFL Man of the
Year Award

Auto racing
Rugby league
football

Achievement

Winner of the eponymous horse

[1]

Award
Wildenstein

Named after
Wildenstein
Prince William,
Prince William Cup
Duke of
Cambridge
Ted Williams
Ted Williams
Award
Wolf Prize

Wollaston Medal

John R. Wooden
Award

George Woolf
Memorial Jockey
Award
Wright Brothers
Medal
Wuerffel Trophy
Yashin Award
Yates Cup
Cy Young Award
Kay Yow Award

Field

Achievement
race

Rugby union

Challenge trophy between Wales


and South Africa

Baseball

Most valuable player of the Major


League Baseball All-Star Game

Agriculture,
chemistry,
Outstanding achievement in each
Ricardo Wolf
mathematics,
of the named fields
medicine, physics,
and arts
William Hyde
Outstanding achievement in
Geology
Wollaston
geology
Player of the Year Awards: Players
of the year in NCAA Division I
men's and women's college
basketball
High School Player of the Year
Awards: Players of the year in each
John Wooden
Basketball
of the five subsections of the
California Interscholastic
Federation (CIF) Southern Section,
plus the CIF Los Angeles Section
Legends of Coaching Award:
Lifetime achievement by a men's
or women's college coach
Awarded to a Thoroughbred jockey
in the U.S. or Canada who exhibits
George Woolf
Horse racing
the highest standards of
professional and personal conduct
on and off the track
Wright Brothers
Aerospace
(Orville and
Outstanding contribution
engineering
Wilbur)
College football player "who best
combines exemplary community
Danny Wuerffel American football
service with athletic and academic
achievement"
Outstanding goalkeeper of the
Lev Yashin
Football (soccer)
FIFA World Cup
Ontario University Athletics
H. B. Yates
Canadian football
championship
Most outstanding pitcher in both
Cy Young
Baseball
the National and American
Leagues
Kay Yow
Basketball
Outstanding character, on and off

Source

Award

Ricardo Zamora
Trophy

Zarra Trophy

1.

Named after

Field

Achievement
Source
the court, by a Division I women's
college basketball coach
Goalkeepers with the best "goalsRicardo Zamora Football (soccer) to-games" ratio in both La Liga
and the Segunda Divisin (Spain)
Spanish national with the most
goals scored in both La Liga and
the Segunda Divisin (Spain).
Zarra
Football (soccer)
Compare with the Pichichi Trophy,
for the same accomplishment but
open to players of all nationalities.

Murali's last name has generally been romanized as "Muralitharan" since the start
of his career. However, he prefers to romanize his name as "Muralidaran". When Cricket
Australia commissioned the trophy, it asked Murali to clarify how his name should be
spelled, and the trophy uses his preferred romanization.