The following awards have not changed in application or process:

Please follow the directions for scholarship and the distinguished lifetime achievement awards for due dates and submission process.

Civitan Scholarship Application

The Civitans of North Carolina District East (“NCDE”) are pleased to offer the following scholarships:

One (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to be awarded to a student who will be attending an accredited college, university, graduate school, junior college, technical institute or community college (collectively, “College”) and who is a graduating high school senior who is an active member of an NCDE Junior Civitan club;

One (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to be awarded to a student who will be attending an accredited College and who is an active member of an NCDE Campus Civitan club; and

One (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to be awarded to a graduating senior from The Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (“B&GH”) who will be attending College. In the event no graduating seniors from B&GH apply for the scholarship, the scholarship may be awarded to an applicant from B&GH who already is enrolled in College.

The scholarship recipients will be individuals who have demonstrated the following attributes: Good citizenship in school and community, outstanding scholarship, good character, and leadership in worthwhile extracurricular activities. The Civitan Creed that accompanies this Application will be a guide as to expectations in the area of service and character qualifications. Financial need and lack of alternative sources of educational funds will also be considered.

Download Application

NCDE Civitan Scholarship Fund Fellow

In 2004 NCDE established a “Fellow” program to have a more organized effort to support scholarships. For a contribution of $500 or more a person, club, or group can be recognized as NCDE Scholarship Fellow.

Download Application

Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition for a lifetime of outstanding service as both citizen and as Civitan, North Carolina District East has chosen to honor a select number of Civitans by awarding them the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement A ward. Requirements to receive this prestigious award are the highest of all the individual awards. Therefore, the award should not be considered an annual event. It should be bestowed only when a Civitan’s contributions over the past twenty or more years to North Carolina District East, to Civitan’ s growth and wellbeing at the club, District and/or International levels, and to his/her community have truly been outstanding and extraordinary.

Download Application

Revised Awards Applications

Complete the short online form and upload your completed document as directed. This will ensure that your award submission is time-stamped and received securely, ready for the judges. The application must be submitted on or before 11:59 PM July 20, 2021

Instructions:

1 – Download the word document that corresponds to the award you want to submit.

2 – Once completed, save the document and upload it by clicking the “Submit Your Award Application Here” button.

If you require assistance, please reach out to us at awards@ncdecivitan.org

Carlie Sessom Civitan of the Decade Award

Given to a NCDE Civitan who has provided a minimum of 10 years of outstanding service at the club, District and /or International levels. If the nominee’s home club is not the submitter, an endorsement from the home club or someone in the home club must be included. (District activities: 65%, other activities 20%, presentation 15%)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Dr. Luther Medlin Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award

Given to an outstanding citizen residing in the NCDE area who may, or may not, be a Civitan. Civitans holding elective or appointive office at the District level are not eligible during their term of office. The award recognizes special services made by the nominee for the good of humanity. (Content: 85%, presentation 15%)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Perfect Attendance Award

Given for 25 or more years of perfect club meeting attendance; missed meetings may be made up at a board meeting, committee, area, district, or international meeting, at another club’s meeting or by working a Civitan project.

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

District Honor Key Award

Given for outstanding service to NCDE over several years. The nominee must have been a Civitan for 5 years and must have provided service must be at the District level, as well as at the club level. (District activities 65%, other activities 20%, presentation 15%)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Individual Humanity Award

Given in recognition of an individual NCDE Civitan in giving aid and comfort to other individuals in need.

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Individual Membership Award

Given to the Civitan who has sponsored the most new members between July 20 of previous year and July 15 of Award year.

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

District Civitan of the Year Award

Given for outstanding service to NCDE during the current Civitan year. Outstanding service to the club or community may be considered when coupled with outstanding service to the community. (District activities 65%, other activities 20%, presentation 15%)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Club Champions of Service Award (New in 2021)

All clubs in good standing in NCDE are invited to participate in the NCDE Club Champions of Service Award. This award is aligned with Civitan International’s Honor Club Award. If your club accumulates 250 points or more, it will receive this award. The top point earning club in each club size category will be recognized as this year’s Club of the Year.

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Community Service Project Award

Given for outstanding service to the community through a single project. (Project Description 20 pts., Project Organization and Implementation 25 pts., Project Results and Benefits 25 pts., Public Awareness 20 pts., Application Quality 20 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Fundraising Project Award

Given to the club which has the most outstanding fundraising project, not necessarily the most money raised. Productivity based on club participation, as well as uniqueness of the project is also considered. (Project Description 20 pts., Project Organization and Implementation 25 pts., Project Results and Benefits 25 pts., Public Awareness 20 pts., Application Quality 20 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Service to Individuals with Disabilities Award

Based on a single project and given for outstanding service in any area of work with individuals with disabilities. (Project Description 20 pts., Project Organization and Implementation 25 pts., Project Results and Benefits 25 pts., Public Awareness 20 pts., Application Quality 20 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Youth Project Award

Based on a single project and is presented to the club which has given the most outstanding service in any area of youth work. (Project Description 20 pts., Project Organization and Implementation 25 pts., Project Results and Benefits 25 pts., Public Awareness 20 pts., Application Quality 20 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Civitan Awareness Project Award

Based on a single project which is judged the most outstanding in generating favorable publicity for the club or the Civitan name. (Project Description 20 pts., Public Awareness 70 pts., Application Quality 10 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Club Bulletin Award

Based on the submission of a full set of issues in chronological order covering the Civitan administrative year to date. (Newsworthy content 40 pts., Format 5 pts., Attractiveness 10 pts., Readability 10 pts., Contribution to programs 30 pts., Publication 5 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Club Social Media Campaign

This award is based on a single Social Media campaign or promotion to publicize club activities, meetings, events, and to share information about the club. (Engagement 20 pts., Outreach 20 pts., Involvement 20 pts., Marketing 10 pts., Complementary 10 pts., Results 20 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Club Website Award

Based on content, ease of use and design. (Welcome, visitor information 20 pts., Club news, activities 15 pts., Contact information 10 pts., Customized website address 10 pts., Timeliness 10 pts., Pictures 10 pts, Ease of use/navigation 10 pts., Design 10 pts., Links 5 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here

Outstanding Collaborative Club Project Award (New in 2021)

Based on a single community service project or fundraising by collaborating clubs (Project Description 20 pts., Project Organization and Implementation 25 pts., Project Results and Benefits 25 pts., Public Awareness 20 pts., Application Quality 20 pts.)

Download Word Document
Submit Your Award Application Here