National Genealogical Society

Awards & Competitions

Fellow of the National Genealogical Society (fngs)

Deadline for Submissions—31 January Annually

To recognize outstanding work in the field of genealogy or the related fields of history, biography, or heraldry, in addition to outstanding service to the National Genealogical Society.


A nominee must have been a member of NGS for at least five years.

Past Winners

Click here to view a complete list of NGS Fellows (fngs).

Nomination For NGS Fellow (fngs)

Electronic submissions are encouraged.

Nomination Form (PDF 192KB)

Send to:
NGS Awards Committee
National Genealogical Society
3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300
Arlington, Virginia 22204-4370 USA


Electronically to  
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

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