Awards & Recognition

Vice President for Awards & Recognition: Susan Routh

NEAFCS honors the contributions of members to the profession and to society through a number of awards given annually.  Awards application system opens December 1.


The deadline to complete your online awards application is March 15th. Just a reminder, your membership dues must be renewed by December 31st in order to qualify for awards. If you have concerns about the status of your membership, please contact your State Affiliate Treasurer. 

Click here to apply now! (You will be required to log in. Reminder: do not fill out an award application on behalf of anyone else - this will edit your personal profile and change your information.)

Award Documents

Awards Instructions - Step-by-step Guide Screen Shots

Video on Adding Links to Award Application -

Combining Documents Using Adobe Acrobat Pro - PowerPoint - Combining Documents Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

2018 Awards Manual/Guidelines    — Everything you need to apply for an NEAFCS Award or Fellowship. PLEASE NOTE: The awards for 2018 include partial scholarships as outlined in this manual. This is NEW for 2018 and does not apply to past years.

2016 Award Winning Tips

Award Winning Applications FAQs 2017

Award Press Release 

2017 Award Application Numbers 

2016 Award Application Numbers

2015 Award Application Numbers

2013 Award Application Numbers

2012 Award Application Numbers

Other Award Information

2017 Awards and Recognition Training Subcommittee Presentation (PowerPoint)

Award Sponsors

Past Award & Fellowship Recipients — See past NEAFCS Award and Fellowship Recipients and view NEAFCS Awards Programs from 2004 onward.

Award Winner News Release

Examples of National Award-Winning Entries — This section contains five examples of NEAFCS Awards & Recognition entries which were judged as National Award Winners in 2008. They are provided as helpful examples for those applying for NEAFCS Awards in the future.

Who Are These People and Why Was an Award Named After Them?


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