SWITZERLAND : Aga Khan Award For Architecture : 1989
Awarded Aga Khan Award For Architecture, 1989 by Geneva based Aga Khan Foundation for designing and operating Grameen Bank Housing Programme for the poor, which helped poor members of Grameen Bank to construct 60,000 housing units by 1989, each costing on an average $ 300.
BELGIUM : King Baudouin International Development Prize : 1993
Awarded “The King Baudouin International Development Prize 1992” for its recognition of the role of women in the process of development and the novelty of a financial credit system contributing to the improvement of the social and material condition of women and their families in rural areas.
BANGLADESH : Independence Day Award : 1994
Awarded Independence Day Award for outstanding contribution to Rural Development.
MALAYSIA : Tun Abdul Razak Award : 1994
Awarded 1994 Tun Abdul Razak Award for the Bank’s unique programme to lend money to the poorest of the poor and thus transform the lives of thousands of impoverished people.
UNITED KINGDOM : World Habitat Award : 1997
Awarded “World Habitat Award : 1997” by Building and Social Housing Foundation.
INDIA : Gandhi Peace Prize : 2000
Awarded “Gandhi Peace Prize :2000” by Government of India.
U.S.A. : Petersberg Prize : 2004
Awarded “Petersberg Prize 2004” by the Development Gateway Foundation, U.S.A. in 2004.
Norway : Nobel Peace Prize : 2006
Awarded “Nobel Peace Prize 2006” in October, 2006.