The Awards section of the OHR website details the types of awards that are used at the NIH. These awards range from recognition awards (Special Act, On-the-Spot, Performance, Time Off, QSI, Referral, Suggestion & Invention) to the NIH Director’s Award and HHS Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service. 

Guidance on Awards for Fiscal Year 2018

Monetary and Non-Monetary Awards

Honorary Awards