Awards won by David Doubilet

1969 Sara Prize and International Award by Mondo Sommerso Magazine in Italy

1975 Diver of the Year, Boston Sea Rovers

1977 National Press Photographer's Association (NPPA)
2nd place, Feature Story: "The Last of the Sponge Divers"

1978 NPPA
2nd place, Magazine Portrait and Personality

1981 NPPA
3rd Place, Magazine Pictorial, "Kayangel Atoll"

1988 Distinguished Alumni Award
Boston University, College of Communication

1989 NPPA
First Place, Science/Natural History, "New Zealand Waters"

1989 BBC Wildlife Photo Competition
First Place, Underwater Photography, "Dance of the Stingrays"

1990 NOGI Award for excellence in Artistic Contribution
presented by SKIN DIVER Magazine

1993 Platinum Pro 5000 Diver
presented by Scuba Schools International (SSI) for logging over 5,000 open water dives

1993 C.M.A.S. (World Underwater Federation) "50 Judges Contest"
First Place, Professional Category

1993 Guest of Honor
20th World Festival of Underwater Photography Cap D'Antibes, France

1994 One of the "50 International Judges"
contest held in Korea

1999 Alfred Eisenstaedt Award
Runner-up, Nature and Environment Photo Essay LIFE Magazine, "Manta Rays",  August 1998