Resume Awards

There should be a separate section on a resume where awards and honors are listed. This section should be placed below work experience and education. Students and entry-level applicants should list any awards that were received during their academic careers. Awards received for volunteer efforts, sports achievements and other things can also be shared.

Managers, executives and experienced workers should highlight any professional awards they’ve received throughout their careers. This can include awards that were received individually or while acting as part of a team or organization. In addition, community-based awards that honor one’s dedication to giving should also be shared.

Resume Awards Examples for Students


I'm a honor student with a 3.8 g.p.a, I was student of the month 2 times this year, I have gotten 3 awards for showing excellence this school year, i have been 2 plays, The Insect Play, in which was the lead, Timothy's Race, in which i was also the lead.


  • Honor Roll 11/2008, 2/2009, 4/2009, 11/2009 Penta Career Center
  • Achievement Award 6/2009 For outstanding, consistent scholastic achievement during the 2008-2009 school year.


  • Emerson Essay Contest (1st)
  • Mount Douglas Academic Excellence
  • Mount Douglas Athletic Excellence
  • Mount Douglas Honour Roll: 2011-Present
  • Gauss Mathematics Contest Certificate of Grand Distinction
  • Special Award Sponsored by TRUIMF and Atlas at CERN at the UVic Science Fair for "Search for the Square Root of 2: Its Irrationality, its Value, and its Application in Life"
  • VIA Rail Enviro/Expo Award at the UVic Science Fair for "L'ours polaire et le rechauffement climatique"

Advertising, Marketing and PR

  • Most Friendly Employee
  • Bluff Falls Water Park
  • 2013
  • 1st in Impromptu Speaking
  • FBLA Districts 2013
  • 3rd in Business Presentation
  • FBLA Districts 2013

Aerospace Engineer

  • Received the Boeing Engineering Scholarship (Spring 2013)
  • CSULB President's Scholars List Award (Fall 2012 and Spring 2013)

Biological Scientist

Academic Awards:

  • Major General Anthony Wayne Medal (x2)- highest cumulative GPA in respective class.
  • Gold Stars (x12)- 94% or higher GPA per marking period.
  • Dean's Medal (x3)- Earning of Gold Stars for 4 consecutive marking periods.
  • Harvey Medal (x3, Science)- Highest GPA in a class for a respective subject.
  • National Junior Honor Society (Guy B. Wheeler Chapter)
  • National Honor Society (Guy B. Wheeler Chapter)
  • 8th Grade Valedictorian
  • Biology Book Award- Awarded to the student with the greatest achievement in the field of study of biology.
  • Magna Cum Laude National Latin Exam

Other Awards:

  • Anthony Wayne Legion Guard- honor guard awarded to top 10% of the Corps of Cadets with the highest behavioural and academic performance.
  • Best Cadet of the Corps- Awarded monthly to a single cadet determined by the board to be the best cadet in the Corps of Cadets.
  • Best Cadet (Company Level)- best cadet selected per company.
  • Activities Badge

Musical Awards:

  • First Chair Percussion Section of the VFMAC Regimental Band (3 consecutive years)
  • Military School Band Festival Award (participation in the national festival of military school bands)
  • First Chair Snare Drum (Military School Band Festival) (x2)- First place snare drummer in the country.
  • First Chair Timpanist (Military School Band Festival)- First place timpanist in the country.
  • Battery Section Leader of the VFMAC Corps of Drums performance group.

Athletic Awards:

  • Varsity Letter Soccer (x2)
  • PT Badge- achievement of 250 or more on physical training test.
  • MVP JV Soccer

Electrical and Electronic Engineer

  • Qualified IGSC scholarship examination with distinction level
  • Qualified Science Olympiad with 1st level
  • Won prizes in essay competition at school level

Fast Food

  • I Have received the renaissance excellent GPA award 3 times
  • I have placed 6th at junior regionals for wrestling
  • I have placed 5th at greco state and 8th at freestyle state

Middle School

  • 2008 1st Team All-State
  • 2009 Softball State Champion
  • 2009 Softball State MVP
  • 2009 1st Team All-State
  • 2010 All district academic
  • 2012 SWAC all conference
  • 2012 SWAC all academic

Operations Research

  • AP Scholar with distinction
  • 2014 Cum Laude Society Member
  • 2014 Harvest Hope Award (In recognition of service)
  • 2014 Speidel Award (In recognition of sincerity, courtesy, and thoughtfulness)


6th Grade:

  • All THE Honor Roll
  • Perfect Attendance
  • Academic Excellence
  • English Award by Mrs. Harmon

7th Grade:

  • All A Honor Roll
  • Perfect Attendance
  • Academic Excellence
  • Top Dragon (Top Male Student in Grade)

8th Grade:

  • All A Honor Roll
  • Perfect Attendance
  • Academic Excellence
  • Algebra 1 Award by Mrs. Mitchell

9th Grade:

  • All A Honor Roll
  • Perfect Attendance
  • Fantastic Farmer by Mr. Grubb (German)
  • AP Human Geography Award by Mrs. Lowery
  • German Award by Mr. Grubb

10th Grade:

  • National Top 44 German Students AATG Award (with paid trip to Germany)


  • Received 2 Principal's Awards for Academic Excellence
  • Received 2 Creative and Performing Arts Awards
  • Accepted into a selective Performing Arts School
  • Achieved high distinctions and distinctions in 90% of subjects

Resume Awards Examples for Entry Level candidates

Chemical Engineer

  • Second prize in O.Y.C.E organized in I.C.T mumbai.
  • First place in Dance competition Organized by D.S high school.
  • Inter school player for cricket, football, archery.

Assembly and Fabricator

  • Two time Employee of the month 2009
  • Rookie of the Year award 2009
  • Perfect Attendance award 2010
  • Employee of the Year award 2010
  • Nothing Gets By You award 2012

Inside Sales

  • Employee of the month-DiBella's
  • Rookie of the Month December 2012-Paychex


  • TALA Scholarship Foundation- Fashion Production Award
  • Fashion Department of Woodbury University- Rising Star Design Award
  • LA Fashion Magazine- Student Designer of the Year

Call Center

I got employee of the month at Focus Services in ogden utah,it was for taking the most calls in one day.

Investment Banking

  • Award of meritorious service
  • Award of excellence
  • Most active press club member
  • Best science student

Elementary School

  • Recognized as an Outstanding Future Educator in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Professional Studies Achievement Award
  • Academic Highest Honors 2009-2013
  • Dean's List 2009-2013
  • National Honors Society
  • International Thespian Society
  • Outstanding Character Award
  • Senior class president

Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurse

  • Safety Employee of the Quarter (DeCA) - November 2010
  • Directors Coin of Excellence (DeCA) - July 2011
  • Employee of the Quarter (DeCA) - August 2011

Automotive and Motor Vehicles

I received the dean's list award and the president's award as well. I maintained a grade point average above a 3.0 continuously through my time at Tidewater Tech.


  • Awarded the Defender of Freedom badge by SFC Dyer of the U.S. National Guard.
  • Awarded the Badge Of Courage by SFC Rowe of the U.S. Army
  • Awarded the Presidential Award for academics and physical education at Joseph City High School.
  • Numerous Character counts, Student of the Month Employee of the Month, and Perfect Attendance Awards.

Electrical and Electronic Engineer

  • Technical skills: Good logical, Analytical and problem solving ability.
  • Computer skills: Good programming skills in language c.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills at all levels.

Medical and Lab Technician

  • Greenville Technical College Dean's List - Spring Semester 2013
  • Greenville Technical College Dean's List - Summer Semester 2012
  • Greenville Technical College Dean's List - Spring Semester 2012
  • Greenville Technical College Dean's List - Fall Semester 2011

Securities and Financial Services

  • As for Awards in the year 2005-2006 I got the Most Valuable Award at my school team for basketball.
  • In the 2008 Arab National Tournament our Lebanese National Team placed second, we got the Silver Medal.
  • I graduated with honors with a GPA of 3.38.

Teaching and Classroom Support

Excellence in Physical Education- 2012. I received this award from Mr. Joseph Benham, for my dedication and involvement within the Physical Education and Athletic Departments.

Entertainment and Media: Gaming

  • Certificate of Perfect Attendance
  • Traverse Bay Area Career Tech-Center
  • June 2007
  • This certificate is to show you that I am reliable on attendance for the job I am applying for. This is an example personal management skills. This also show that I demonstrate self control, exhibits a sense of responsibility, use of good time management and show pride in my work.

Hair Stylist and Hairdresser

  • Clary Sage College Student of the Month
  • 100% Attendance Award from October 2012 - March 2013
  • President's Honor Roll from October 2012-March 2013
  • I doubled my take-home sales in one month upon entering the phase two program.

Resume Awards Examples for Experienced workers

Account payable / Receivable

  • Best Manager - Bangalore University
  • Best Newcomer - Accenture
  • Good Samaritan (Quality) - Accenture
  • 3 Quarterly Achievements - Thomson Reuters

Database Development and Administration

  • Was given ‘STAR performer for two consecutive years for consistently exceeding expectations.
  • PatOnBack award taken for putting up the best efforts in critical client deliverables.
  • BRAVO award taken for For-seeing the risk and avoiding big Production outage.
  • Client appreciation for the analysis done , finding the problem and recommending best solution.

IT Consulting

  • 2008 - Extra mile award for automating Daily Status reports. (reduced manual efforts 2 hours every day and 100% accuracy in reports)
  • 2009 - Smart Value for Automating FedEx Account and meter creation and cloning. (70% of manual work reduced in environment setup)
  • 2010 - Instant star award for resolving GOLF environment issues in Barclays.
  • 2011 - Monthly Star for resolving Sev2 ETL MQ issue with in SLA and appreciated by Program Managers for Driving and resolving the issue.
  • 2011 - Instant Star award for Completing South Africa Flex Environment transition before the deadlines.
  • 2012 - Instant Star Award for Barclays File gateway Project
  • 2012 - Monthly Star Award for Global Payments Project.
  • 2013 - Monthly Star Award for Fund Control Project.
  • 2013 - Monthly Star Award for Organizing Movember event.
  • 2013 - Instant Star Customer Data Integration Project.
  • 2014 - Instant Star from JPMC Exit Program.

Administrative Assistant

  • Army Community Services Volunteer of the Month - Feb 2013
  • Army Community Services Volunteer of the Quarter - 1st Quarter 2013
  • Kit Carson Award
  • Ruby Award - 500 plus volunteer hours for one year
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Exemplary Volunteer Service Award

Customer Service Representative

Non-Commissioned Officer of the Month - December 2014

  • Walson Medical Support Element
  • Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
  • United States Army

Distinguished Honor Graduate

  • 68U Ear, Nose, Throat Technician
  • Class 14-005
  • Army Medical Department Center and School
  • United States Army

Junior Leader of the Cycle

  • 68W Healthcare Specialist
  • Class 15-11
  • Army Medical Department Center and School
  • United States Army

Installation and Repair

  • Overseas Service Ribbon
  • 9mm Sharpshooter
  • Good Conduct Medal
  • Navy "E"
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Kosovo Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Service Medal
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • Navy Marine Corps Overseas Ribbon
  • NATO Medal

General IT

  • Good Conduct Medal - 2005
  • Navy Unit Commendation (2) - 2003,2005

Assembly and Fabricator

  • Completion of DEATH 8 ARNG program.
  • Quartermaster school completion of 92F fueling course.
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal.
  • War On Terrorism Service Medal.
  • War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
  • National Defense Medal.

Quality Assurance and Testing

  • Awarded with Pat On Back Award in 2012 for Sharing the Knowledge among the team members, Development of highly complex low level functions for the Testing Framework.
  • Secured Merit award for being topper in the internals and quiz examinations conducted in CVR College of Engineering.
  • Secured III prize in ISTE paper presentation for the paper Soft Instrumentation.
  • Secured distinction in All India General Knowledge Examination.
  • Co-ordinated as the Event Head for the event working model display in the technical fest CIENCIA.

Production Supervisor and Manager

  • November 2008, awarded with Top Production Supervisor for lowest return service ratio, customer satisfaction.
  • May 2010, presented with Excellence Achievement Award for over one million dollars in yearly revenue sustained over two years.
  • April 2013, presented with second Excellence award for top-producing supervisor for three years straight.

Resume Awards Examples for Manager Professionals

Chef and Sommelier

  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award Ritz Carlton 1995
  • Covey Training manager 1994
  • Certified first pastry cook Ritz Carlton 1993
  • Certified Pastry shop trainer 1994
  • Malcolm Baldrige training manager 1994

Mining and Extraction

  • Finished 3rd place in the BioPak 240R contest in Beckley,WV 2012
  • Finished 3rd in the BioPak 240R contest in Pikeville,Ky 2013
  • Finished 2nd in BioPak 240R contest in Blacksburg,VA 2013

Customer Service Management

  • Have been awarded
  • President's Scholar award 3 times.
  • The American Legion award for Academic Excellence.
  • The Tv Productions section award for best student.
  • 4 time Principal Scholar for 4.0 or higher G.P.A.
  • Graduated 8th of 390 students in my graduating class of 2010

Restaurant Management

  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Honors graduate
  • President of Vanden High School's Environmental Club
  • Vanden Renaissance Award 2010-2012
  • Secretary and treasurer of FBLA Vanden Chapter

Human Resources

  • Earned 5 Meritorious Service Medal Awards for outstanding and exceptional leadership in support of a nation at war during a twenty year career.
  • Awarded the Glenn E. Morrell Award which is the highest award for recruiting excellence.
  • Awarded the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (MOVSM) which recognizes those members of the military who perform substantial volunteer service to the local community above and beyond the duties required as a member of the United States Armed Forces.


  • Awarded as best RSM in 2012 at current work station.
  • Awarded as highest class attendee in college life.
  • Won lots of trophy in the field of swimming, athletics, football.

Office Management

  • Top of the Mark recognition for exceeding my annual company goals in all categories.
  • Developed the first written Employee Handbook for H-O USD outlining policies for compensation, benefits, time off, terminations, etc.

Medical Assistance and Support

  • American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider Affirmation.
  • OSHA Certification.
  • HIPAA Certification.
  • First Aid Certification.
  • Certificate of Orientation for Infectious Disease.
  • Phlebotomy Certification.

Sales Management

  • Key Contributor; Kimberly-Clark Professional, 2010
  • 2) Customer Excellence; Kimberly-Clark Professional, 2007
  • National Sale Excellance; ARAMARK Uniform Service, 2003


  • 2012-2013 Grinspoon Excellence in Teaching Award (West Springfield)
  • 2009-2010 Grinspoon Excellence in Teaching Award (Holyoke)

Emergency Medical Technician

  • 2012 - Unit Citation Award: Incident in Camden City involving two minors. Awarded by Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund
  • 2014 - Call of the Year: Incident involving 9 patients in a single MVC; 4 adults and 5 minors. Awarded by the JOEMS

Early Childhood Development

  • Berklee College of Music - North American Scholarship Tour
  • Berklee College of Music - Public Service Through Music Scholarship

Customer Service Management

  • Received Top Performer Award from Mr Manoj Kohli (President CEO & Jt MD - Bharti Airtel International Operations)
  • 3 times winner for best innovation . One process to enhance new customer experience was replicated Nationally across Bharti Circles

Resume Awards Examples for Executive profiles

HR Generalist

Outstanding Performance Award from Innovate Apps India Private Limited


  • Junior Achievement Awards, 1948, for How to Find and Follow Your Career,
  • Junior Achievement Awards, 1953, for Career Planning for High School Students;
  • Paul D. Converse Award, University of Illinois chapter of American Marketing Association, 1959.

Business Administration

  • 2000 Reconocimiento por la Excelencia en Ventas: BPPR
  • 1995 Top Sales, Puerto Rico Investor's Tax Free Fund: Marketing One Securities, Inc.
  • 1982 Leader of the Month: State Mutual/Allmerica Financial


Awarded Cross of Legion Honor in 1853. Elected into the Académie de Sciences in 1862. Awarded the Grand Prix Medal for the Pasteurization Method. Awarded the Grand Cross of Legion Honor in 1881. Elected as an Associate Member of the Académie de Médecine in 1873. Awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of London. Accepted into the Académie Française in 1882.

Healthcare Management

OKLA Caregiver of the Year for Administration - 2007

Organizational Development

Member of the Golden Key Honour Society

Physician and Surgeon

Head of Surgery at NFR Cancer Center

Police Officer

  • Academic Achievement
  • Academic Excellence
  • Military Excellence

Professional Development

Teacher of the year award- Trinityville Primary 2011, Gold and silver awards at the recently concluded JCDC Festival of the Performing Arts

Recruiting and Employment

  • Most punctual employee award - 2010
  • Most dedicated employee award - 2011

Security Management

  • Nobel Peace Prize
  • Best decision maker[in college]
  • Most peaceful
  • Head Boy
  • Community service for stopping a riot.

Singer and Musician

  • 2006, and 2012 Mercury Music Prize winner with the bands Arctic Monkeys and Alt-J.
  • 2010 MTV Music Award for Best Rock Artist of the Year.
  • Admission into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2010 with the band Arctic Monkeys.

Software Development

Awarded TCS Gem for the Hard work and dedication shown in the implementation of the newest version of Trading application in HSBC.


  • All-District Trumpet Player Symphonic Band (2007-2009)
  • All-County Trumpet Player (2007-2009)
  • All-Region Men's Varsity Soccer Player (2012-2014)
  • All-Conference Men's Varsity Soccer Player (2012-2014)
  • Top Scots Honor Roll(2011-2012)
  • National Honor Society Member (2013-2014)
  • Principle Award (2010-2011)
  • Most Improved Men's Tennis Player (2012-2013)