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Each year, Citizenship Month selects an individual or organization that exemplifies the ideals behind Citizenship Month.
The requirements necessary to be considered for a service award are:
- A commitment to the Citizenship Month initiative
- Connecting with members of the community on behalf of Citizenship Month
- Making a major contribution to the program
- Taking responsibility for a project/s within the program and working to ensure success
- Volunteering personal time to the effort.
Citizen of the Year Award:
To recognize a leader who has shown commitment to work on behalf of our international communities, promoting tolerance towards others, contributes to the well-being of our city defending the rights of others, and has shown compassion for the needy.
Citizenship Luminary Awards:
To recognize members of the International Community who have inspirational success in their careers, in their communities, and others’ lives, thus contributing to the well-being of the City of Houston.
Citizenship Month Scholarship Fund:
Two scholarships will be given this year:
- One to a legal permanent resident to help cover the cost of their citizenship application fee
- Another to a high school student want to go to college