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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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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan announced the recipients of Foreign Minister's commendation for fiscal year 2018.
At the ceremony, Ambassador Kurai presented the commendation certificates to the three individuals on behalf of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan.
The 52 year old, who is in charge of maintenance, budgets and servicing of vehicles and equipment within British Forces Cyprus -- among many other things -- found out he was to be awarded the commendation only last month and it came as quite a shock when he heard the news.
This is the second time that Gareth has been awarded the commendation. These awards are unique because they are made from nominations made by patients and decided by an independent panel, not the industry itself.
The air component commander's commendation went to Squadron Leader Peter Robinson, Officer Commanding Training Squadron and Master Controller within the Control and Reporting Centre at Boulmer, from where the surveillance was run.
Instarmac Group plc Joint Winner of the Employer of Choice Award in the Large Category, Commendation Health & Wellbeing Award in the Large/Corporate Category INSTARMAC is a privately owned manufacturing company which was established in 1977 by its late chairman Charles Hudson who developed a cold lay macadam product.
--Approved the Dallas Nursing Institute Associate Degree Nursing Educational Program in Dallas, Texas, granted Initial Program Approval Status, and issued a commendation.
Lieutenant Commander Martin Ford won the Queen's Commendation for Bravery in the Air for his role in the Ben Nevis rescue in May 2007.
DeMoura has issued commendations to three members of the department for recent efforts, including the ice storm response and investigations of bank robberies.
Det Sgt Mole will receive his certificate at a divisional commendations evening on November 7.
Dedicated police officer Joe Griffiths may soon run out of space on his office wall after being given another award to add to his clutch of commendations.
Mr West said PC Gray was a popular officer who would be sorely missed, and added that the fact he had been recommended for five commendations spoke volumes about his character.