OPTIONAL & ADDITIONAL AWARDS

At the National United States Scholarship Pageant we want to showcase and acknowledge the achievements of our contestants.  The following Optional and Additional Awards will be presented in additional to our regular competition awards at the National Pageant.  Optional awards have an additional fee to enter.

Additional information for the Optional and Additional Awards will be included in the National Handbook.

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PHOTOGENIC AWARD

Optional Award

Contestants can enter up to 2 photos.  Photos will be submitted electronically prior to nationals and judged separately from the required areas of competition.

Fee: $75 per photo

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CROWN PHOTOGENIC AWARD

Optional Award

Contestants can enter up to 2 photos in their National United States crown and sash or crown.  Photos will be submitted electronically prior to nationals and judged separately from the required areas of competition.

Fee: $75 per photo

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PORTFOLIO AWARD

Optional Award

The Portfolio Award will be awarded to contestants who enter 2 photogenic photos and 2 crown photogenic photos.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

Optional Award

The Academic Achievement Awards are to recognize contestants in each division for outstanding achievement in academics, grades, honors, awards, and school involvement.  Academic success, grade point average (GPA), awards, honors, school organizations or clubs, and school sports will all be considered for the Academic Achievement Awards.

Fee: $75

CROWNS MAKING AN IMPACT AWARD

Additional Award

We encourage our titleholders to be actively involved giving back to their community and volunteering.  We want to recognize contestants who do outstanding volunteer service.  Our Crowns Making An Impact Awards are based on service and volunteer work our contestants do with their state titles. 

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Additional Award

Voted on by family and friends on our website prior to the National Pageant.

$1 per vote

Voting information will be posted closer to the National Pageant.