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:
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.
The Prize for Popularisation of Estonian Science is an award granted by way of competition jointly by the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Archimedes Foundation 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 presenting research, science achievements and research efforts of scientists in a generally fascinating form as well as rendering research understandable to a wider public, or who have achieved to hold the interest in research and the profession of researcher, and caused them to be liked and esteemed of young people.