The highest prize of the Academy is the Medal of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, awarded to individuals for outstanding services in development of Estonian science or in helping forward its development, as well as for services in performance of tasks of the Estonian Academy of Sciences.
Letter of Appreciation of the Academy is a prize of the Academy, conferred as a token of acknowledgement:
Memorial medals of the Estonian Academy of Sciences:
Memorial prizes of the Estonian Academy of Sciences:
Endel Lippmaa Memorial Lecture and Memorial Medal have been instituted in order to foster trans-disciplinary and trans-boundary communication of scientific discoveries and pioneering ideas, as well as to highlight the mission of the scientist in and for society.
Scholarships of the Academy have been originated to support completion of monographic research works and popular science books, their layout and editing.
Students’ research prizes are the monetary prizes set up by the Estonian Academy of Sciences, instituted for the purpose of according recognition to students having attained outstanding results in scientific work, and stimulating independent research of talented and capable students.
Estonian Science Communication Award is granted by way of competition jointly by the Estonian Academy of Sciences, the Estonian Research Council and the Ministry of Education and Research. Its purpose is to acknowledge the merits of science popularisation and to recognize for their outstanding effort individual as well as groups of researchers, who have succeeded in communicating research, science achievements and researchers' activities in a generally fascinating form as well as rendering research understandable to a wider public, or who have achieved to attract the interest of young people in science and the researcher profession.