In this article, we are going to present some of the best award certificate template examples on the Internet. Because merit always deserves recognition, one of the best ways to reward someone’s efforts is to present him or her with an award certificate.

All of the award certificate template examples we will present throughout this article can be customized according to your necessities. Thus, whether you want to print out an award certificate for your supervisor or your best friend, these templates will help you convey the message.

An award certificate issued by the US Army for Audie Murphy

Social recognition is inherent to each individual.

1.Certificate Template

A simple and stylish award certificate template for students and employees.

The name of the employee or student to whom this awarded is granted can either be written by hand, or printed. In addition, the background is a light beige, and it contains a vintage-like border.

This simple and elegant certificate template costs $5.

Two vintage award certificates with stylized borders.

This is a simple certificate award template.

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2. Multipurpose Certificate

This type of certificate can be customized as to suit any type of occasion.

So, whether you want to make an employee of the month certificate or a diploma for outstanding merits, this multi purpose certificate will help you achieve these goals.

This award certificate template features a red, white, dark, and orange background, and more than ample space for you to enumerate the employee’s merits.

The Multipurpose certificate template costs $6.

Black and Orange certificate of achievement with logo and ribbon.

This is what the multipurpose certificate looks like.

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3. Vintage Award Certificate Template

This vintage award certificate features a light beige background and various eye pleasing geometric shapes.

It also has a golden border in the form of fleur de lis, and ample space where you can write the purpose of this certificate award.

Of course, this certificate can be customized, as to suit any type of occasion. This template costs $7.

Vintage-style award certficate.

Vintage award certificate template.

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4. Simple Award Certificate Template

A fine example of how simply is better. This award certificate template features a simple black border, with various geometrical shapes surrounding it.

It also features some sketched olive branches, adorning the name of the company.

You can easily customize this simple award certificate template by using a photo editor and it costs only $10.

French menu style award certificate.

Simple award certificate preview.

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5. Vector Certificate Template

If you prefer something more modern over a vintage award certificate, then the Vector Certificate template is your best choice.

The design is minimalistic featuring a Premium Quality seal and a bright red ribbon where you can print out the company’s logo.

In addition, you can choose to print out the name of the certificate’s holder or write it by hand. This simplistic vector certificate template costs $6.

Vector style award certificate with red ribbon and seal.

Vector certificate template preview.

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6. Diploma Award Certificate

This is the type of award certificate often used for students. The light green background also reminds of the iconic dollar bill.

It’s a simple and easy way to acknowledge someone’s merits, without bows, ribbons, bright colors, and golden fonts.

This simple award certificate template costs only $5, and it can be customized as to include the name of the institution, the certificate’s holder name, and the signature of the person who has issued the diploma.

Neon Green and Blue Award Certificate

This is a standard diploma template.

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7. Vintage Style Certificate

This vintage style certificate template might remind you of those old diplomas for merits which used the adorn the office of a doctor or a lawyer during the ‘30s.

It has a simplistic design features a golden double border filled with geometric motifs and a floral motif surrounded by two signature spaces.

This vintage style diploma will cost you $5 and can you can edit it at will.

Vintage gold diploma with fleur-de-lis motif.

Vintage diploma.

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8. Blue Certificate Template

Another simple award certificate template which features a double border. In addition, the exterior border has a dark blue coloring, while the interior one is light blue.

In additions, the certificate’s name is written using gothic characters and the name of the diploma’s holder is written inside a ribbon, which has the same color as the interior border.

This blue award certificate template costs $6, and you can customize the colors according to your preferences.

Double-bordered certificate of appreciation.

This is a simple blue award certificate template.

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9. Multipurpose Certificate

This multi purpose certificate is a spin-off after the first multi purpose certificate we have presented in this article.

It’s minimalistic, eye-pleasing, and you can use it on any occasion.

Furthermore, the certificate has a white background, features a black and yellow ribbon that twists in the middle to accommodate a black and golden label.

In addition, the title of the certificate is written in gothic characters, and the name of the holder is written using handwritten type font.

This multi purpose certificate costs $6, and you can customize it as you please. Furthermore, if you are not pleased with the background or with the fonts, you can change them using a photo editor.

Black, yellow, and white certificate of accomplishment with seal.

This is a multipurpose award certificate template.

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10. Certificate of Accomplishment Template

A simple, yet very stylish certificate of accomplishment features a pink and purple background.

You can use gothic characters to write the name of the company and the name of the holder.

This certificate of accomplishment can be bought for $6, and you can customize it even further.

Pink and purple certificate of accomplishment diploma with golden seal.

A simple certificate of accomplishment.

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Because we know that social recognition is an inherent trait, these award certificate template examples will help you convey the message more with clarity. As a parting note, we advise you to use high-quality paper and to set your printer on maximum settings so that the result is impeccable.

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