Every year, MILSET recognizes volunteers, members and partners who have made outstanding contributions to the organisation or its programs at the, regional, national or international level.
The following MILSET Awards celebrate the accomplishment of its mission “Networking youth science organisations globally to promote the importance of science and technology in society”.
MILSET Award has been traditionally given to the host organization of the Expo-Sciences International since the 1st one in Canada in 1987.
The Derek Gray Medal is presented, during the MILSET Expo-Sciences International, to an individual outstanding contribution to the movement and its activities or the long term investment of an individual to the movement.
This award has been created in memory of Derek Gray from South Africa.
Enrique Padilla Award is presented, during the MILSET Expo-Sciences International, to a delegation participating to the current ESI while having struggled to bring as many young participants as possible despite difficult conditions.
This award has been created in memory of Enrique Padilla from Argentina.
The MILSET Volunteer Award is presented every odd year to a young volunteer as recognition of their values, passion and commitment in promoting and supporting science and technology education for youth.
The Cultural Award is presented during the MILSET Expo-sciences International, to a delegation participating to the current ESI. This award is presented to the delegation whose performance during the ESI cultural evening shows preparation, practice, and the full participation of the delegation while reflecting the unique culture of their country.
The Best Delegation Award is presented, during the MILSET Expo-sciences International, to a delegation participating to the current ESI. This award should recognize, among other qualities of the delegation, their exemplary behaviourand their openness toward other cultures.
The Young Scientists Award is presented, during the MILSET Expo-Sciences International, to recognize the work of the youngest participants at MILSET ESI – those in primary or elementary school whose projects were exhibited in the Young Researchers area. In some countries, these young students are known as Les Petits Débrouillards.
The Ulzahan Yessirkap Excellence Award is given, in every MILSET Expo-Sciences that takes place in Asia, in memory of a Kazakh girl student and MILSET member Ulzahan Yessirkap.