Syed Shamsul Haq’s long list of awards started with the Bangla Academy Award in 1966, for which he remains the youngest ever recipient to date.  In addition, he has received the highest national awards of Bangladesh.

  • Bangla Academy Award (1966)
  • Adamjee Literary Award (1969)
  • Alakta Gold Medal (1982)
  • Alaol Literary Award (1983)
  • Kabitalap Award (1983)
  • Literary Award of the Association of Women Writers
  • Ekushey Padak (1984)
  • TENAS Medal (1990)
  • Jebunnessa-Mahbubullah Gold Medal (1985)
  • Padabali Kabita Award (1987)
  • Nasiruddin Gold Medal (1990)
  • National Poetry Award (1997)
  • Independence Day Award (2000)
  • National Poetry Honour (2001)