The following NGS awards have a deadline of January 31:
· Award of Honor: NGS recognizes an individual or organization for service in support of an NGS Family History Conference.
· Award of Merit: NGS recognizes individuals or nonprofit organizations that have made significant contributions to the genealogy field over a period of five or more years.
· Certificate of Appreciation: NGS recognizes an individual or organization for service during an NGS Family History Conference.
· Distinguished Service Award: NGS recognizes an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the Society’s work.
· National Genealogical Society Hall of Fame: NGS honors an individual of the past who has made significant contributions to genealogy and helped set the high standards by which genealogists work today. Nominations must be made by a genealogical society or other organization.
· Fellow of the National Genealogical Society (FNGS): NGS recognizes an individual for service to the Society and outstanding work in the genealogy, history, biography, or heraldry fields.
· Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship: NGS recognizes a librarian whose primary focus is genealogy and local history. Sponsored by ProQuest, the recipient will receive a $1,000 prize.
More specific details about each award can be found at www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/awards. Information about NGS Hall of Fame nominations can be found at www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/hall_of_fame. Individuals and societies making nominations will receive an acknowledgement that their entry has been received. Questions about all awards and competitions may be directed to [email protected].
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