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award

A term of art used at the National Institutes of Health (US) for the provision of funds, or direct assistance in lieu of funds, based on an approved application and budget to provide general financial assistance to a person or organisation to carry out an activity or program. An award is a statement that funds have been obligated; this includes both direct and indirect costs, unless otherwise indicated.

award

(ă-ward′)
1. An amount of money paid to the party prevailing in a lawsuit.
2. A formal public recognition of excellence.
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But now every commendation on every subject is comprised in that one word.
While, in fact," cried his sister, "it ought only to be applied to you, without any commendation at all.
And these are the particulars of the Lacedaemonian, the Cretan, and the Carthaginian governments which seem worthy of commendation.
Even in the best, most friendly and simplest relations of life, praise and commendation are essential, just as grease is necessary to wheels that they may run smoothly.
He got no commendation, however, for this equitable distribution of his patronage; people were disposed to regard it as an ineffectual attempt to conceal his possession of so much money.
He is especially entitled to commendation because he laboured under the disadvantage of having to furnish most of the questions as well as the answers.
But as the priceless treasure too frequently hides at the bottom of a well, it needs some courage to dive for it, especially as he that does so will be likely to incur more scorn and obloquy for the mud and water into which he has ventured to plunge, than thanks for the jewel he procures; as, in like manner, she who undertakes the cleansing of a careless bachelor's apartment will be liable to more abuse for the dust she raises than commendation for the clearance she effects.
For several years my husband received letters of expostulation or commendation from members of the Campbell and Stewart clans.
These arguments had so powerfully influenced the mind of Mr Chivery, who was a man of few words, that he had on sundry Sunday mornings, given his boy what he termed 'a lucky touch,' signifying that he considered such commendation of him to Good Fortune, preparatory to his that day declaring his passion and becoming triumphant.
He also received four Meritorious Unit Commendations, which represent exceptional teamwork and effort at two shore commands and two ship commands.
Solid Information Technology, provider of a fast, always-on and flexible data management platform for real-time applications, today announces that it received commendations for its Solid BoostEngine(TM) -- in both the 'Product of the Year' and 'Information Storage' categories in the recent 2005 European Information Management Awards competition.
Ambassador Gelbard is also the recipient of numerous other commendations from the U.