Elman Mecid has won numerous awards, including the first prize at the Pendim International Percussion Instruments Competition (Bulgaria, 2009); the fourth prize at the Nutcracker International Young Talents Competition (Russia, 2009); the first and third prizes in two different branches at the Giornate della Percussione international competition (Italy, 2010); the second prize at the Perkulliria International Percussion Competition (Valencia, Spain, 2011); the first prize and the jury’s special prize at the Marimba Festiva International Competition (Nürnberg, Germany, 2012); the first prize in the AG3 category of Bamberg Marimba Festiva International Competititon; concert prize, the Sonderpreis des Bayerischen Rundfunks; the special Marimba One Exellency Award by Katarzyna Mycka; IKMMA 2019 International Katarzyna Mycka Marimba Academy active participation prize; and Best Interpretation of the Obligatory Piece Jeremy Brunk prize (Germany, 2018) He is the recipient of the 2016 IKSV Istanbul Culture and Arts Foundation Aydin Gun Encouragement Award.