NEHS Outstanding Service Project Award Application

The NEHS Outstanding Service Project awards program has been created to recognize NEHS chapters that make significant school or community service contributions at the local level. Five (5) NEHS Outstanding Service Projects will be selected among the submissions and will be recognized in February 2020.

  • The application deadline is November 1, 2019.
  • Chapters must have been affiliated with the national office during the project term and must have current affiliation with the national office to be considered.
  • Chapters may submit only one (1) application. Multiple projects will not be considered.
  • Projects must have taken place during the 2018-2019 academic year. The project must be complete and not currently in progress.
  • Following the completion of this application, upload a description of the project in the National Student Project Database (NSPDB).

Project Report and Abstract

  • Two (2) written submissions are required. The first is the project report. The second is the 100-word abstract. The abstract for each winning project will be posted on the NEHS website when the winners are announced.
  • Handwritten reports and abstracts will not be considered. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be considered. Please make sure all sections of this application are completed and obtain all required signatures before submitting.
  • Limit the report to the equivalent of three (3) typed pages. Please use 12 point, Times New Roman font.
  • Address the following aspects of the project planning in the report:

    • Goals: List the specific goal(s) of the project and clearly identify the need(s) the chapter hoped to fulfill by completing the project.
    • Organization: Discuss how the project was organized, including the development of the project, the duties of those involved, and the project schedule.
    • Implementation: Indicate the amount of time and effort given to the project by NEHS members and non-members, as well as community members.
    • Evaluation: Describe the degree to which your goals were met and how you evaluated the project’s success. Summarize the project’s overall impact and value as a learning experience.

Attach one (1) high resolution photograph to serve as a representative image of the chapter’s project.

Note: It is the responsibility of each school to submit only those images for which local permission has been obtained for all recognizable individuals in the photo. In addition, please provide a caption in which all recognizable individuals are identified. All application materials, including photographs, become the property of NASSP.