Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award

Posted by Darlene Scheffler Tuesday, January 1, 2019 6:58:00 PM

Nominations Due: Friday, January 18, 2019

The Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year Award program of the National Council is designed to recognize the valuable service of an exceptional nature by an Eagle Scout to a religious institution, a school, community, or other entity. The award recognizes the Scout for his Eagle Scout leadership service project, which is part of the requirements for earning the Eagle Scout Award.

The council winner and up to five finalists are recognized at the annual New Eagle Scout Reception. Each finalist will receive a certificate and the council award recipient will receive an award pin for their uniform. 

All Eagle Scouts with Board of Review dates in 2018, may now apply. Parents, mentors, or leaders of the Eagle Scout can complete the form on behalf of the Eagle Scout. 

Adams Award Nomination Form

Sam Houston Area Council Winner and Finalists: Up to five finalists and one council winner will be recognized at the annual New Eagle Scout Reception. Every finalist will receive a certificate, and the council award winner will receive a bronze award device for their uniform.

Regional Winner: Council winners will compete within the Southern Region for recognition as finalists for the national award. One Eagle Scout from the Southern Region will receive a certificate, a gold award pin, and a $500 award to further his education or help pay to attend a Scouting activity.

National Winner: The winners from each region will compete with the winning Scout recognized at the national meeting with a certificate, silver award pint and a $2,500 award to further his education or help pay to attend a Scouting activity.

Selection Criteria:

  • Project planning required
  • Effort required to develop the project
  • Extent and character of the leadership provided by the Scout
  • Extent of achievement of the planned result, including changes required to complete the project
  • The project’s impact on the beneficiary and/or on the community at large
  • Originality and scope of the project
  • Time and materials contributed
  • Level of skill employed to complete the project