Awards

Walter and Leonore Annenberg Excellence in Diplomacy Award

The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Award for Excellence in Diplomacy is an annual award given by the American Academy of Diplomacy in recognition of an individual or group who has made exemplary contributions to the field of American diplomacy.

2016 Recipient

Robert B. Zoellick

Former World Bank Group President & U.S. Trade Representative

Douglas Dillon Book Award

The Douglas Dillon Book Award is presented annually to the author of the best book released that year on the practice of American diplomacy.

2016 Recipient

Nancy Mitchell

, Jimmy Carter in Africa

Arthur Ross Media Award

The Arthur Ross Media Awards are presented annually to journalists who have produced the most compelling and insightful pieces concerning American diplomacy. It is given in honor of (and endowed by) the late Arthur Ross.

2016 Recipient

Columnist

By Roy Gutman

freelance writer

2016 Recipient

Reporting

By Jason Rezaian

Correspondent in Tehran, Washington Post

Philip Merrill Fellowship SAIS Essay Contest

The Philip Merrill Fellowship was awarded annually for the best essay on the practice of American diplomacy, from the early 2000s to 2013.

Leonard Marks Foundation Essay Contest

The Leonard Marks Foundation Essay Contest rewarded graduate students for the most creative writing on diplomacy and foreign policy, with special emphasis on Public Diplomacy, from 2005 to 2009.