The teams and individual students competing in the Competition may win several awards. The teams advancing to the finals are those with the highest total score - the score for the memorials and for the pleadings - for the Applicant State, on the one hand, and for the Respondent State, on the other hand. The Telders Trophy is presented to the winning team of the final round.
Further, there are numerous other prestigious awards which consist of a selection of books on international law.
The Embassy of Switzerland in The Hague sponsors the Max Huber Award for the Highest Overall Score. The Max Huber Award is awarded to the team which has the highest score of both the Applicant and Respondent sides.
The Carnegie Foundation Awards are presented to the teams which have written the Best Memorial for the Applicant and the Best Memorial for the Respondent.
The Best Oral Argumentation Awards are presented to the teams which have received the highest scores for Best Oral Argumentation on behalf of the Applicant, and for Best Oral Argumentation on behalf of the Respondent.
One student is named the Best Oralist, an award for the best presentation of the oral pleadings. The Jury of the Best Oralist also nominates a runner-up.
The Leiden Journal of International Law awards the Outstanding Team Award to the team which has made an exceptional effort in team work and sportsmanship.
The Students for Students Award is presented by the President of the Telders Society of International Law. This Award was initiated by the cooperation between the Telders Organizing Office and the Telders Society and awarded the first time in 2006.
The Best Judge Award was spontaneously created by students in 2003 and is awarded to the best Judge of the Semi-Finals.