National Genealogical Society

Awards & Competitions

The Shirley Langdon Wilcox Award for Exemplary Volunteerism

Deadline for Submissions—15 December Annually

To recognize a volunteer whose generosity of spirit and time has greatly benefited the National Genealogical Society and the genealogical community in general over a period of years.


The recipient must be a member of NGS.

Nomination for Award of Merit

Nomination by an individual or organization through an application form. Electronic submissions are encouraged.

Nomination Form (PDF 145KB)

Send to:
NGS Awards Committee
National Genealogical Society
6400 Arlington Blvd, Suite 810
Falls Church, VA 22042-2318


Electronically to [email protected].
Include "NGS AWARD" in the Subject line of your message.

E-mail contact information is required for all submissions.

Questions? Contact the NGS Awards Chair at [email protected].

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