There is always a point in our lives where we worked hard not just to achieve our goal but to make the important persons of our lives be proud of us as well. There are times when we want to prove our worth to the whole world. There are also times when we get so competitive, aiming to reach to the top. Different people have different reasons why they want to achieve something—incentives, medals, ribbons, trophies, certificates, prestige, fame, spotlight, acknowledgment, self-enhancement, monetary, gift cards, check, ticket, among others. The awards may come in different forms, but all of them would ultimately lead to the acknowledgment of the person. It is fitting and proper to acknowledge the person’s hard work because, for sure, the achievement we witnessed is just a tip of the iceberg; we haven’t seen the struggles and challenges he or she has gone through to reach the achievement he/she had today. Even a single certificate would do in order to recognize the accomplishment of a certain individual.
Here, we give you cool examples of blank award certificates that you can use as your own. Check them out in the next section.
As per Merriam Dictionary, award is “something that is conferred or bestowed especially on the basis of merit or need.” Simply stated, it is something given to a person or a group of people in recognition of their achievement. Hence, there must be an act or achievement first before something may be awarded to someone.
Awards may be accompanied by trophy, title, certificate, commemorative plaque, medal, badge, pin or ribbon, money, property, and many other things. It can also be in the form of a public acknowledgment, without any tangible prize.
We now know that there are a lot of ways someone can be awarded. For now, let us focus on the award certificates, as this is the usual tangible thing given as an award. There are several types of awards in which certificates are being given. The most popular and common awards can be categorized as follows:
In the office, the management or other key personnel would usually give awards to certain deserving people in order to acknowledge their hard work and to motivate and inspire the others. Apart from the incentives and bonuses, they are usually given certificate of awards. Commonly, the awards are as follows:
The company can even create their own title for the award, making the award more playful and creative.
In sports as a whole, awards are very common and they come in different forms. The usual ones are trophies, plaques, money, and, of course, certificates. The certificates that are usually given in a sports competition are the following:
In soccer, just like any other sports, an award is needed not just to acknowledge the triumph of the group but to boost their confidence and morale as well. This will also inspire and motivate other teams to do well in their next game. These are the common awards that soccer players and their supporters can receive:
In baseball, similar to the sports stated above, it also acknowledges the players through tangible awards such as certificates, plaques, and trophies and intangible awards such as public acknowledgment. This will motivate them as well as the people around them to strive more in the next games if they want to receive an award. Here are they typical awards in a baseball game:
Here are the usual awards that are granted to golf players. These awards would not only make the players famous and prestigious but also encourage others to reach the top and train more.
There are a lot of awards that are given to football players. Although they are usually awarded with money and trophies, certificates are always present when in comes to tangible awards. These certificates are as follows:
In school, there are a lot of academic awards granted to deserving students. In school, we are not only to study the lessons and listen to the teacher’s discussions but also to perform tasks and join competitions. These are not only to build a name yourself or build the name of the school, in cases of interschool or interdivision contests, but also to for self-improvement and self-enhancement of the student as well as the teacher. There might be unavoidable competitions among the students, but these competitions are almost always a healthy one.
Here are the typical examples of academic awards received by the students:
Apart from the specific awards presented above, there are a numerous general awards that are granted in school, in the office, at the church, in special occasions, and in many other fields. These awards include but are not limited to the following:
There are other important historical awards that are famous and already known in the whole world. These awards are granted by known companies and organizations and are given to deserving people who made a name in a certain field or industry. They serve as a role model, and they inspire people to strive hard in order to attain and achieve success. The awards that we commonly know are as follows:
It is not unusual for people to work hard in order to achieve their goals and to receive awards as well. Awards may come in different forms: tangible such as medals, plaques, trophies, certificates, gift cards, and money and intangible such as public acknowledgment. This will not only acknowledge the person receiving the awards but also serve as an inspiration to the people who witnessed the giving of such award.
Typically, certificates are an award to recognize the deserving people. Examples of such are presented above. Don’t miss to check them out!