An award is a prize that is given to an individual, team or group for their performance, creativity in a particular field like dance, singing, drawing, research, invention, discovery, and sports and so on. An award is presented to an individual on recognition of his or her excellence. Awards can be awarded to a person and is often signified by certificates, medals, trophies, titles and plaques. Awards are presented on the activity performed based on their nationality and professionals. Awards are usually based on the recipients. Certain aspects like age, gender and religion. An award can be in the form of a monetary prize and a best suited example of a monetary prize is a Nobel Prize. Thus an award encourages the recipients to achieve more in a particular field.