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Award of Excellence

Award Appllication

Deadline

All applications must be received by the NGC Award of Excellence Chairman by January 1. All will be judged by members of the Award of Excellence Committee at the Winter Executive Committee Meeting. Winners will be selected by a vote of the Executive Committee.

E-mail applications to NGC Award of Excellence Chairman: Gay Austin

#23 Award of Excellence

#23  Award of Excellence is the highest award of National Garden Clubs presented to a non-member of NGC and sponsored by a State Federation. It may be awarded to an individual, organization, or institution that has made a significant contribution toward the advancement of goals and purposes of National Garden Clubs. A maximum of three (3) NGC Awards of Excellence may be awarded per year. The application for an NGC Award of Excellence may be obtained from the NGC website or the Award of Excellence Chairman. Text and photos/photocopies to substantiate the applicant's qualifications for this award is limited to four (4) one-sided, pages of text.

SCALE OF POINTS FOR #23
Presentation: 5%
Achievement and Scope of Accomplishment: 50%
Advancement of NGC's Goals: 35%
Supporting Data: 10%
Total: 100%

#24 Award of Excellence for State Garden Clubs

A State Garden Club may apply for the Award of Excellence for an outstanding project. A monetary award of five hundred dollars ($500) will be given to the winner from each membership division. A maximum of four (4) NGC Awards of Excellence may be awarded per year. States will be divided into four (4) groups, according to membership numbers.
     a.  Membership under 1,000
     b.  Membership from 1,001 to 3,999
     c.  Membership from 4,000 to 7,999
     d.  Membership over 8,000

SCALE OF POINTS FOR #24 and #25
Presentation: 5%
Outstanding, Unusual or Distinctive Project: 50%
Advancement of NGC's Goals: 35%
Supporting Data: 10%
Total: 100%

#25 Award of Excellence for Regions

One Certificate of Merit and $500 may be awarded for distinguished work in a Region for coordinated activity in accordance with the programs and objectives of NGC in which all states in the Region have participated. Application is made in the second year of an Administration.