Wikipedia:Barnstars/Category

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The following barnstars are awarded in recognition of excellent contributions that are for edits of a particular area of editing on wikipedia.

The Barnstar of High Culture {{subst:The Barnstar of High Culture|message ~~~~}} The Barnstar of High Culture

Category: Art and Culture (art, literature, media, music, philosophy, religion)

The Barnstar of High Culture may be awarded to an editor who makes particularly fine culture-related contributions.

This award was introduced on March 232005 by brian0918 and ClockworkSoul, and was designed by AllyUnion and brian0918.

The Geography Barnstar {{subst:The Geography Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Geography Barnstar

Category: Geography (Geography and articles about nations)

The Geography Barnstar may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Category:Geography. It may also be awarded to those who create a particularly fine article of any given country.

The Epic Barnstar {{subst:The Epic Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Epic Barnstar

Category: History and Events (archaeology, history, events)

The Epic Barnstar may be awarded to an editor who makes particularly fine History and Events - related contributions.

This award was introduced on April 152005 by brian0918 and ClockworkSoul, and was designed by ClockworkSoul.

The E=MC² Barnstar {{subst:The EMC² Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The E=MC² Barnstar

Category: Mathematics and Science ("Hard" sciences; astronomy, chemistry, biology, geology, mathematics, medicine, minerology, physics)

The E=MC² Barnstar may be awarded to an editor who makes particularly fine contributions regarding mathematics or science-related topics

This award was introduced on April 22, 2005 by brian0918 and ClockworkSoul.

The Barnstar of Life {{subst:The Barnstar of Life|message ~~~~}} The Barnstar of Life

Category: People, personal life, self and Surnames (education, food & drink, language, sports & games)

The Barnstar of Life may be awarded to an editor who makes particularly fine Life-related contributions.

This award was introduced on March 17, 2005 by brian0918 and ClockworkSoul, and was designed by Sango123.

The Society Barnstar {{subst:The Society Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Society Barnstar

Category: Social sciences and Society (Economics, government & politics, law, royalty & nobility, war)

The Society Barnstar is intended for those whose work advances the general understanding of any given society one may attain by consulting Wikipedia.

This award was introduced on March 23, 2005 by Clockworksoul, and was designed by grm_wnr.

The Technology Barnstar {{subst:The Technology Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Technology Barnstar

Category: Technology (Technology, transportation, and applied sciences)

The Technology Barnstar may be awarded to an editor who makes particularly fine Technology-related contributions.

This award was introduced on March 3, 2005 by brian0918 and ClockworkSoul, and was designed by brian0918.

The Fraternity and Sorority Barnstar {{subst:The Fraternity and Sorority Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Fraternity and Sorority Barnstar

Category: Fraternities and Sororities (Fraternities and Sororities and Founder's Biographies)

The Fraternity and Sorority may be awarded to an editor who makes excellent contributions to fraternities or sororities.

This award was introduced and designed on November 28, 2007 by Miranda.

The Barnstar of National Merit {{subst:The Barnstar of National Merit|message ~~~~}} Geography The Barnstar of National Merit

The Barnstar of National Merit may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of any given country.

This barnstar was proposed by Redux on February 23, 2005, and was designed by Zscout370.

For national variations, see Barnstar of National Merit or Commons, the national variations.

The Running Man Barnstar {{subst:The Running Man Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Sports articles.
See Sports
The Running Man Barnstar

The Running Man Barnstar may be awarded for distinguished efforts in sports-related articles. This barnstar is intended for those who give 110% in order to advance Wikipedia's coverage of the world of sports.

This award was introduced on February 15 2005, and was designed by Deathphoenix and brian0918.

The Oddball Barnstar {{subst:The Oddball Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Oddball Barnstar

The Oddball Barnstar may be awarded to an editor who creates a particularly fine article regarding a subject that is odd, whimsical, or is otherwise something that one wouldn't expect to find in more traditional encyclopedias.

This award was introduced on March 222005 by ClockworkSoul, and was designed by Riffsyphon1024 and brian0918.

The Current Events Barnstar {{subst:The Current Events Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Current Events Barnstar

The Current Events Barnstar may be awarded to editors who make substantial contributions to current events articles, helping accurate information get through when it is most needed.

This barnstar was introduced by Kizor on July 7 2005 and designed by Zscout370, David Levy and Sango123.

Template Barnstar {{subst:The Template Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Template Barnstar

The Template Barnstar may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly to create or improve useful templates and infoboxes.

This barnstar was introduced by Smurrayinchester on January 8, 2006.

Gold barnstar 2.png {{subst:The Business and Economics Barnstar|message ~~~~}} The Business and Economics Barnstar may be awarded to anyone who makes a major, good and balanced contribution to the pages on business, economics or related matters. This award was suggested by Major Bonkers and designed by Smurrayinchester.
The Barnstar of Liberty {{subst:The Barnstar of Liberty|message ~~~~}} Human rights The Barnstar of Liberty

The Barnstar of Liberty may be awarded to an editor who contributes significantly to expand or improve Wikipedia's coverage of Human rights or Freedom of expression

This barnstar was proposed by evrik 2005, and was designed by Smurrayinchester.

The LGBT Barnstar {{subst:The LGBT Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:LGBT.
See Sexuality
The LGBT Barnstar

The LGBT Barnstar is awarded to editors who make significant contributions that expand Wikipedia’s knowledge about homosexuality, bisexuality, transexuality, LGBT life and culture, notable LGBT people, events and movements, sociological issues, and population statistics.

This barnstar was proposed by Dev920 on November 11, 2006, and was designed by Ouro.

The Fauna Barnstar {{subst:The Fauna Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:Biology.
See Biology
The Fauna Barnstar

The Fauna Barnstar is awarded to editors who make significant contributions to either wild or domestic animal related articles that expand Wikipedia’s knowledge about various animal species, habitats, behavior/characteristics, endangerment, and population statistics.

This award was proposed and designed by Persian Poet Gal 2006.

The Royalty and Nobility Barnstar {{subst:The Royalty's Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Royalty and Nobility Barnstar

The Royalty and Nobility Barnstar is awarded to editors who make significant contributions to royalty and nobility related articles that expand Wikipedia’s knowledge about the biographies of people belonging to royalty and/or nobility.

This barnstar was developed by BolinhasFofas 2007.


The Paranormal Barnstar {{subst:The Paranormal Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:WikiProjects.
See Project Paranormal
The Paranormal Barnstar

This Barnstar was created to reward users who have worked hard to expand and maintain page within the jurisdiction of Project Paranormal.

The Tip of the Day Barnstar {{subst:Tip of the Day Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Category:WikiProjects.
See WP:TOTD
The Tip of the Day Barnstar

This barnstar should be awarded to a user who participates beyond the call of duty in the Tip of the day department.

Adapted from the technology barnstar.

The Literary Barnstar {{subst:The Literary Barnstar|message ~~~~}} Literature The Literary Barnstar

This barnstar may be awarded to an editor who makes significant contributions to articles about literature.

This barnstar was designed by Scartol in September 2007.