List of politics awards

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This list of politics awards is an index to articles that describe notable awards related to politics. It includes awards for political science, for governance and civic leadership, and for books on political subjects. The list gives the country of the sponsoring organization, but awards are not necessarily limited to people from that country.

Country Award Sponsor Description
United States Arthur Ross Book Award Council on Foreign Relations Books that make an outstanding contribution to the understanding of foreign policy or international relations
United Kingdom Bread and Roses Award Alliance of Radical Booksellers Best radical book published each year, with radical book defined as one that is "informed by socialist, anarchist, environmental, feminist and anti-racist concerns"
Germany Bundestag Science Prize Bundestag Outstanding work about the parliamentary system
United Kingdom Centre for Social Justice Awards Centre for Social Justice Organisations working in the field of poverty relief
United States Charles E. Merriam Award for Outstanding Public Policy Research University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Outstanding public policy research
United Kingdom Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize Ewart-Biggs Trust Promote peace and reconciliation in Ireland, a greater understanding between the peoples of the United Kingdom and Ireland, or closer co-operation between partners of the European Community
Czechia and Slovakia Czech and Slovak Transatlantic Award Jagello 2000, Slovak Atlantic Commission Personalities who have substantially contributed to freedom and democracy in Central Europe, to strengthening of the transatlantic relations and integration of Central Europe to Euro-Atlantic Institutions
United Kingdom Deutscher Memorial Prize Amiel-Melburn Trust New book published in English which exemplifies the best and most innovative new writing in or about the Marxist tradition
Canada Donner Prize Donner Canadian Foundation Books considered excellent in regard to the writing of Canadian public policy
United States Dr. Nathan Davis Awards American Medical Association Elected and career public servants in national, state, and local governments for outstanding government service
United Kingdom Duff Cooper Prize The Duff Cooper Prize Best work of history, biography, political science or (very occasionally) poetry
Europe Euromoney Finance Minister of the Year Euromoney Finance minister of the year
Europe European Citizens' Prize European Parliament Individuals or groups who have particularly distinguished themselves in strengthening European integration by the expression of European cooperation, openness to others and practical involvement in the development of mutual understanding
Germany Hannah Arendt Prize Heinrich Böll Foundation Individuals representing the tradition of political theorist Hannah Arendt, especially in regard to totalitarianism
Israel Herzl Award World Zionist Organization Outstanding young men and women in recognition of their exceptional efforts on behalf of Israel and the Zionist cause
United States Howland Memorial Prize Yale University Citizen of any country in recognition of some achievement of marked distinction in the field of literature or fine arts or the science of government
Germany Ibn Rushd Prize for Freedom of Thought Ibn-Rushd-Fund Independent, forward-thinking, individuals or organisations who have contributed to democracy and freedom of speech in the Arab world
Sudan Ibrahim Prize Mo Ibrahim Foundation Former African executive head of state or government
Sweden Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science Uppsala University The scholar who has made the most valuable contribution to political science
International Karl Deutsch Award International Political Science Association Prominent scholar engaged in cross-disciplinary research
United States Lawrence O'Brien Award Democratic National Committee Individuals and groups who exhibit a high degree of commitment and self-sacrifice on behalf of the Democratic Party and its candidates
United States Library of Congress Living Legend Library of Congress Someone recognized by the Library of Congress for his or her creative contributions to American life
Canada Lionel Gelber Prize Lionel Gelber Foundation World's best non-fiction book in English on foreign affairs that seeks to deepen public debate on significant international issues
Russia List of Umalatova awards Party of Peace and Unity various categories
United States List of Wasserstein Fellows Harvard Law School Exemplary members of the bar who engage in public service
France Order of La Pléiade Organisation internationale de la Francophonie People who particularly distinguished themselves in the service of the organisation's ideals of cooperation and friendship, promoting the role of the French language in their own countries or in the world
United Kingdom Orwell Prize University College London Political writing
United Kingdom Prize For Freedom Liberal International Outstanding contribution to human rights and political freedoms
Sweden Right Livelihood Award Right Livelihood Award Foundation Those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today
United States Rowman & Littlefield Award in Innovative Teaching American Political Science Association Developers of effective new approaches to teaching among political scientists
Scotland Scottish Politician of the Year The Herald (Glasgow) Politician of the year
Canada Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Writers' Trust of Canada Best nonfiction book on Canadian political and social issues
United States Shorenstein Prize Asia–Pacific Research Center Excellence in journalism and understanding of Asia
Europe Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research International Science Council etc. Substantial and original contribution in comparative social science research
United Kingdom Stonewall Awards Stonewall (charity) People who have affected the lives of British lesbian, gay, bi and trans people
United States Susan Strange Award International Studies Association Person whose singular intellect, assertiveness, and insight most challenge conventional wisdom and intellectual and organizational complacency in the international studies community
Norway / Germany Willy Brandt Prize Willy Brandt prize foundation Persons or institutions that make significant contributions to German-Norwegian relations
United Kingdom World Leadership Awards World Leadership Forum City leaders who have shown exceptional imagination, foresight or resilience in a number of key fields
International World Mayor City Mayors Foundation Those who have served their communities well and who have contributed to the well-being of cities, nationally and internationally

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