Important International Awards, Prizes – Noble Prize, Oscar, Putlitzer Prize, Templetin, Jawaharlal Nehru Award

By | February 26, 2015

Noble Prize, Oscar, Putlitzer Prize, Templetin, Jawaharlal Nehru Award, Pritzker Price, UNESCO Prize for Tolerance, Templeton, Abel Prize, World Food Prize, Golden Bear Award, Palme prize are Important International Awards & Prizes.

S.No Award Name Instituted in
1 Noble Prize 1901 Established in 1967 and named after Alfred bermhard Nobel, a chemical engineer. awarded annually on December 10 for outstanding work in the field of 1) Physics 2) Chemistry 3) Physiology and medicine, 4) Literature 5) peace and 6) Economics
2 Pulitzer Prize 1917 Putlizer Prize is named after and US publisher Joseph Pulitzer, Conferred annually in the USA for outstanding for work in Journalism, Literature and Music.
3 Oscar 1929 Oscar is conferred annually by the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences.
4 Jawaharlal Nehru Award 1965 Jawaharlal Nehru award is conferred by the government of India for outstanding contributions in the promotion of international understanding good will and friendship.
5 Templeton 1972 Named after John M. Templeton, a Presbyterian of Nassau, Bahamas, Conferred for progress in religion.
6 World Food Prize 1979 The award of World food prize was conceived by Dr. Norman borlaug, this prize is financed by the Kraft General Foods. This prize is conferred annually by the Washington-based selection committee.
7 Pritzker Price 1979 The Pritzer Architecture Prize is awarded annually by the Hyatt Foundation to honor a living architect. It was founded in 1979 by Jay A. Pritzker and his wife Cindy. it is often referred to as the Noble Prize of Architecture.
8 UNESCO Prize for Tolerance 1995 Often called the ‘Little Nobel’ award. it recognise individuals or groups for their contribution to peace.
9 Abel Prize 2003 The Able Prize is an international prize presented annually by the King of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians. The prize is named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik abel (1802-1829). it has often been described as the “Mathematician’s Noble Prize“. It comes with a monetary award of six million kroner.
10 Golden Globe Award —- Golden Globe award is conferred by the Hollywood foreign Press association, it is given annually for creditable efforts in film direction.
11 Golden Bear Award —- The golden bear award is given annually for the best film and best cine actors.
12 Palme Prize —- Palme Prize is instituted in the memory of the slain swedish PM Olof Palme and conferred by the Palme Foundation in stockholm on individuals fighting for democratic and international values of higher order.