Benjamin Franklin Award PDF | HTM
The Benjamin Franklin Award, the highest award given by the Postal Service, was created in 1960 to recognize the contributions of individuals not connected with official employment or beyond that recognized in the existing awards program.

Moroney Awards for Scholarship on Postal History
The Rita Lloyd Moroney Awards, named in honor of the Postal Service’s first historian, were created in 2006 to encourage scholarship on the history of the American postal system and to raise awareness about the significance of the postal system in American life.