Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year Award

Nominations Due: Friday, January 20, 2023

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.

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 2022 may apply. Parents, mentors, or leaders of the Eagle Scout can complete the form on behalf of the Eagle Scout. 



Sam Houston Area Council Winner and Finalists: The finalists and one council winner will be recognized annually. 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 monetary 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 monetary 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

Requirements: A copy of the Eagle Scout Project Workbook (.pdf) and three photos (.jpg) must be attached to the nomination form. Please submit three photos that best show the impact of the project. For example:

  • Before and after photos (for building projects)
  • Group photo of the team that worked on the service project
  • Photos of Scouts working on the project

Maximum attachment size is 25MB (.doc,.docx,.zip, .pdf). Contact us, if you don't know how to reduce the size of your attachments. You will still need to fill out the nomination form online, but will need to mail the attachments.

Adams Eagle Scout Project of the Year 
Nomination Form

Eagle Scout Service Project

Sharing your accomplishments

Attaining the rank of Eagle Scout is a newsworthy event. Nationwide, only 4% of boys who start out in Scouting ever achieve this rank, a rare accomplishment. Promoting your service projects is a free and effective method to spread a positive message about Scouting. Please help us tell Scouting's story by:

Online references (URLs): newspaper articles published about your project, Faceboook page, Flickr page, blog post, youtube video (if music is used, it must copyright free), etc.


By submitting this nomination for the Adams Award, the Eagle Scout has consented to the submission of his Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project for consideration of this award. The Eagle Scout, his parents or the troop committee may submit a nomination.

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