Awards and Honors
Names of awards, prizes, and other honors are capitalized, but some generic terms used with the names are lowercased.
The following are some examples:
- the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature, a Nobel laureate, a Nobel Prize winner
- the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, a Pulitzer in journalism, a Pulitzer Prize winner
- an Academy Award, an Oscar; a Grammy Award, an Obie Award, a Tony Award; he has five Grammy nominations
- an Emmy Award; she has three Emmys
- a Guggenheim Fellowship (but a Guggenheim grant), the fellowship, the Guggenheim fellow, the fellow
- National Merit Scholarship awards, Merit Scholarships, Merit Scholar, Merit Scholarship winner
- the SUNY Distinguished Service Professorship, the distinguished professorship
When using in an open compound adjective before a noun, use an en dash (not a hyphen): She is a Grammy Award–winning composer.