The Gold Medal
The Gold Medal: Established: 1941
Designed by: Lucille Sinclair Douglass, sculptor
Represents: Winged Victory standing upon the arc of the world.
The Society's highest honor is awarded to a member whose original, innovative, or pioneering contributions are of major significance in understanding the world's cultures and environment.
Outstanding Achievement Award
Design: Personalized certificate with the SWG seal.
This honor is awarded to a member who has made an outstanding contribution or service of lasting benefit to Science, the Arts, or Humanity.
Edith "Jackie" Ronne Award For Antarctic Research or Exploration
Design: Personalized certificate with the SWG seal and a penguin.
This honor is awarded to an early-to mid-career member or non-member who has made a signifcant contribution to the Antarctic region.