These two honours were known as the Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Meritorious Service (usually referred to as British Empire Medal, BEM) and the Medal of the Order of the British Empire for Gallantry (usually referred to as Empire Gallantry Medal, EGM).
Honours are given to people involved in fields including: community, voluntary and local services; arts and media; health; sport; education; science and technology; business and the economy; civil or political service; Group nominations. You can only nominate individuals for honours. You can nominate a volunteer group for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
Dame is an honorific title and the feminine form of address for the honour of knighthood in the British honours system and the systems of several other Commonwealth countries, such as Australia and New Zealand, with the masculine form of address being Sir.
The Royal Victorian Order (French: Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria. It recognises distinguished personal service to the monarch of the Commonwealth realms, members of the monarch's family, or to any viceroy or senior representative of the monarch.
Examples of honours degree include the honors bachelor's degree in the United States, the bachelor's degree with honours in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and India, the honours bachelor's degree in Ireland, the honours bachelor's degree in Canada, and the bachelor honours degree in Australia.