AAPAM’s Awards program was launched in 2005 and consists of five categories of awards:


1.AAPAM Gold Medal, 

2.AAPAM Award for Innovative Management, 

3.AAPAM Award for Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge in Public Administration and Management, 

4.AAPAM Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Public Administration in Africa and 

5.AAPAM Award for Best Student Essay. 


The awards recognize persons and institutions in the public service that have made outstanding contributions in the field of Public Administration and Management in Africa. They also aim to set standards of excellence for others to aspire and enhance the image of Public Sector as a worthy domain for career pursuits.


The awards are usually supported by willing sponsor individuals and organizations who undertake to promote innovation in the continent