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    Frequently Asked Questions::What is a performance award?

    What is a performance award?

    Performance awards are lump-sum cash awards based on ratings of record of Level 3 (Fully Successful or equivalent) or higher. Rating-based performance awards are included among the various types of awards available under part 451 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations. Agencies can use the rating of record as the sole basis for granting a performance award.

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