Saturday, January 21, 2012

Interesting facts for Kids-Difference between Reward and Award

Difference Between Reward and Award

Awards are tokens of appreciation, which are given to individuals for their achievements. It can be called as symbol of recognition to an individual for their personal achievements. Rewards on the other hand are also recognition but it is a kind of acknowledgment to an individuals contributions. Rewards can also be said to be an encouragement to an individual.

Awards can also be called as a prize that is given away to individuals for their noteworthy activities. By getting an award, people approve that you have done something great. Awards can come in form of commemorative plaques, medals, trophies, certificates, titles, badges, pins and cash. Rewards most of time is associated with money or a promotion or like that.

You may be rewarded for finding and returning some one’s valuable things. The police normally give away rewards on valuable information. Rewards can be termed as a compensation that you get for helping others. But you only get award and not reward for writing a novel. Well, the award can be called as a reward for an individual’s effort.

Awards are publicly presented. Rewards, on the other hand, are only private or personal affairs.


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