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An award is something given to a person , a group of people , like a sports team , or an organization in recognition of their excellence in a certain field . An award may be accompanied by trophy , title, certificate, commemorative plaque , medal , badge , pin, or ribbon . An award may carry a monetary prize given to the recipient. For example: the Nobel Prize for contributions to society , or the Pulitzer prize for literary achievements. An award may also simply be a public acknowledgment of excellence, without any tangible token or prize of excellence.