Some information on this website may be out of date following the recent announcement of the death of The Queen

The Queen’s Awards

A series of prizes and medals in HM The Queen’s own name reward outstanding achievement by individuals or groups.

One of The Queen’s many roles is to reward excellence and outstanding achievement.

In addition to decorations awarded through the honours system, The Queen presents a number of prizes and medals in her own name.

These special honours reflect outstanding achievement either by individuals or by groups. As well as The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise and The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, please click here for other prizes and awards in fields which include architecture, exploration, poetry, police work and science.