Citation Award

The citation award is presented in even-numbered years to those who demonstrate distinguished service to the cultural, musical and artistic life of the nation (for the national award) or the community, as exemplified through the aims of the NFMC, may be nominated. The names of active officers and chairmen of either National Federation of Music Clubs or State Federations may not be considered for Citations.

For the State Award, individuals are nominated by members; for the national award, candidates are nominated by any State Federation through its President, any National Board Member, or National Chairman.