Free Award Templates

We offer hundreds of free certificate templates. There is no registration required and each award template can be customized online within minutes.

Gift Certificate Template – Free

gift certificate template

There is a wide selection of free gift certificate templates. Each gift certificate template can be personalized with our free online gift certificate maker or with Microsoft Word. No software is required.

Here are some samples of the gift vouchers available:

gift certificate template

Award Template

Most award certificate templates on this site can be customized online. You can either select a generic certificate template or a specific printable award.

Certificate Templates

Award TemplateThere is a large selection of free certificate templates on this site. Each certificate template can be customized to your needs and all of the text can be changed. You can also add a logo or image if you want. The difference between the certificate templates and the ready to print certificates on this site is the level of customization possible. On the ready-made printable certificates, not all of the text can be edited, whereas on the templates all text can be changed.

Certificate of Appreciation   |   Certificate of Achievement   |   Certificate of Completion   |   Certificate of Participation   |   Certificate of Recognition   |   Certificate of Training

Award certificates can be used in the workplace, at school, home, for donor recognition, by parents or teachers…  The possibilities are endless!

Certificate Maker

The free templates for certificates can be customized with our certificate generator. You can change the text, select a border and add an image/logo to create a printable certificate to suit your needs. To make a certificate open our certificate maker. Please note that there is no charge to customize the certificate images on this site unless you want to remove the watermark (URL).

 Certificates for Kids

Free printable certificatesChildren love to be praised, recognized and rewarded. A printable certificate can boost self-confidence, modify behavior, encourage participation, motivate students and recognize achievements.

 Education & School Certificates

Award Certificate with a blue polka dot border and a picture of a little girl (which can be replaced with your picture)Certificates can be successfully used to motivate children to study and behave well in class. They can be awarded for excellence, effort, participation and good behavior. You can even add your school logo!

We offer the following free printable certificates for students:

and many more award certificates. Use our certificate maker to customize any award if you didn’t find what you were looking for.

 Teacher Awards – Teacher Appreciation

Teachers play an important role in educating our children. They have a very difficult job and do not always receive sufficient compensation and recognition.  Why not make them a free printable certificate as a token of appreciation?

Sports Awards

A selection of award templates for physical education (PE) and various sports including football, baseball, running, basketball certificates and many others. We also offer generic awards if you do not find a specific sport.

Certificates for Employees

Award certificates can be used in the workplace to promote excellence. Criteria can be based on knowledge, skills and/or behavioral competencies.Certificate of Appreciation with a gold border and a company logo at the bottomThey can also be used to help motivate employees as part of a recognition program. If employees successfully meet their goals they could be publicly recognized and receive tangible rewards. Tangible rewards do not necessarily have to be in the form of money or gifts. Instead, a printable certificate can be used to reward an employee. This will help motivate employees, build self-esteem and strengthen company pride.

You can either use one of our ready make certificates of appreciation or employee of the month certificate or create your own certificate template with our certificate maker and selection of certificate borders and designs. You can choose the border that is most appropriate for your company. Since you can customize all of the text, the certificate can be used for any purpose. You can also choose the award ribbon if you want to use one.

You can add your company logo to make your certificates look more official and professional. If you are looking for something more fun then try our funny employee awards.

Funny Awards

Religious Awards

Love, Marriage and Family

Certificate Borders

If you prefer to make the award certificate yourself then you might want to try a certificate border or a blank certificate from the huge selection available. You can add text and images with the help of our certificate maker.

How to Print Certificates

Once you have customized your certificate you can download it as an image or a PDF document. In certain cases, it will only download as a PDF and not as an image. Once downloaded, it will be saved in your downloads folder unless you have changed your browser’s custom settings. Open the file and preview before printing. You might need to change your computer settings to ensure that the certificate is printed on one page. Some printers will have the option to select “fit on page”. If you have any problems printing or customized then please see our FAQ.

Can the Awards be Used Commercially

You can use the awards for personal, educational and commercial use. If you place them on a website then you are required to link back to this site. You cannot remove the watermark unless you purchase a premium membership.

Didn’t find what you were looking for?

Please contact us and we will do our best to create any award certificates that you request (free of charge).