National Awards

The National Awards Committee has a fascinating history of more than fifty years as a vital activity of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.

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Medals of Award may be presented by state societies and chapters on college and high school campuses for proficiency in academic subjects, ROTC activities, and Good Citizenship.

Medal of Award

Through this committee, the National Society sponsors awards presented to honor graduates at the military academies and special training facilities of the United States of America.   These awards are financed with generous contributions from state societies, chapters, and individual members. The committee presents the listed National Awards below annually:

 ACADEMY/FACILITYAWARDVALUE
1.U.S. Naval Air Training
Corpus Christi, Texas
Outstanding Female Flight Student$300.00
2.U.S. Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Outstanding Chemistry Student$575.00
3.U.S. Coast Guard Academy
New London, Connecticut
Female Cadet who has demonstrated the Highest Degree of Initiative, Competence, and Scholarship within the Discipline of Engineering$375.00
4.U.S. Military Academy
West Point, New York
Outstanding Student in Spanish$160.00
5.U.S. Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland
Female Midshipman of the Graduating Class who has the Highest Academic Standing (QPR) at Graduation$238.00
6.U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Kings Point, New York
Outstanding Female Student Midshipman with a Maritime Operations and Technology Major who has the highest cumulative average$500.00
7.U.S. Marine Corps
Quantico, Virginia
Outstanding Female Warrant Officer
NSDAC Marjorie Merriweather Post Award
$300.00
8.Medal of AwardMay be presented by state societies and chapters on college and high school campuses for proficiency in academic subjects, ROTC activities, and Good Citizenship.
Medal: gold-filled or bronze, and ribbon clutch bar
Also available: an embossed National Awards Committee Certificate