The Rockefeller Brothers Fund based in New York City established the Ramon Magsaysay Award in commemoration of President of Philippines Ramon Magsaysay for perpetuating his example of integrity in government and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society. The award is given to any person living in Asia without regard to race, gender or religion.
The awards are given in six categories: 1.Government Service 2.Public Service 3.Community Leadership 4. Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts 5.Peace and International Understanding 6.Emergent Leadership.
Over the years many Indians have featured on list of Magsaysay awardees in different categories for their distinguished services.
Here autographs of some awardees are presented.