FAQs

Who is eligible to apply for the Eagle Awards?
May I apply for the Eagle Award more than once?
How many applicants apply every year?
What are the International Eagle Award and Distinguished Eagle Award benefits?
How do I submit application materials?
How do I nominate someone for an Eagle Award?
What is the deadline date for submitting the application materials?
Will ASBO notify me when the application materials are received?
What format is acceptable for the professional resume?
May I submit more than one letter of reference?
Should each of the required application materials be submitted on separate pages?
May I send additional material with my application packet, such as books I have authored or literature about the school district?
If I am submitting my application by mail, should the application materials be bound?
Who serves on the Eagle Awards selection panel?
What does the Selection Panel look for in an application?
What are the steps in the selection process?
Will all applicants be notified after the selection process?
If I am selected as a finalist, will my expenses be paid to travel to Reston, Virginia, for the interview?
What is the schedule for finalists while in Reston?
When will award recipients be announced?
As a finalist, what are the photo requirements and how will my photo be used?
Who will be notified when I receive the award?
What types of media announcements are made?
How is the Eagle Awards video produced for the Annual Meeting & Expo?
Which activities at the Annual Meeting & Expo must Eagle Award recipients attend?
Are travel and hotel expenses and registration fee to attend the Annual Meeting & Expo reimbursed by ASBO?
Are family members and colleagues able to attend the Eagle Awards Ceremony, even if they are not ASBO International members?
How is the Eagle Award scholarship disbursed and can it be given to more than one person?
What expenses are covered for the Eagle Institute?
May an award recipient choose which summer to attend the Eagle Institute?

Additional questions? Contact Patrick O’Connor, recognition programs coordinator, 866.682.2729 x7077.