About ACM Awards
ACM recognizes excellence through its eminent awards for technical and professional achievements and contributions in computer science and information technology. It also names as Fellows and Distinguished Members those members who, in addition to professional accomplishments, have made significant contributions to ACM's mission. ACM awards recognize achievements by young computing professionals, educators, theoretical computer scientists, software systems innovators, and pioneers who have made humanitarian and cross-discipline contributions.
ACM Advanced Grades of Membership
The ACM Advanced Grades of Membership program recognizes the achievements of ACM members through all stages of their career.
About SIG Awards
ACM's Special Interest Groups (SIGs) regularly cite outstanding individuals for their contributions in more than 30 distinct technological fields.
About ACM Regional Awards
ACM recognizes the contributions of individuals working primarily within specific regions of the world through awards given by its regional councils, and through partnerships with international societies.
Awards Nominating Process
Award nominations deadlines occur throughout the year, with a heavy concentration in January. Please refer to the Nomination Process page for each award, which includes not only information about the deadline but also guidance for preparing each type of nomination. ACM's conflict-of-interest guidelines apply to all award nominations.
ACM Honors and Ethics
ACM formally recognizes individuals for significant contributions to the field, ACM, or its interests. ACM expects individuals it honors to abide by the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. Learn about ACM's policies and procedures for integrating expectations of ethical behaviour and ACM Awards.
About ACM Awards Committees
At the core of the ACM Awards program is a dedicated group of volunteers who serve on the committees of the ACM Awards to recognize individuals for their excellence in the computing fields
Policies and Guide
ACM welcomes proposals for the establishment of new awards, to recognize contributions based on merit, service, or for an outstanding paper.