Rotary District 5890
Greater Houston Area

Global Awards to D5890 Rotarians

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District 5890 Rotarians have a rich history of being honored with Global Awards from Rotary Int'l.  To view the previous recipients, click on the Global Awards History on the left side of this web page.

The Rotary Int'l Global Awards include the following:

The Rotary Foundation Distinguished Service Award            
This is the Rotary Foundation's highest service recognition, a recipient's exemplary service to the Foundation must extend beyond the district level and over an extended period of time.  Rotarian's are eligible for nomination four full years after receiving the Citation for Meritorious Service.  There are 1,292 recipients listed worldwide (2011). Trustee's select a maximum of 50 recipients each year.              
            
The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service            
This award is given for demonstrated active service to Rotary's Foundation over a period of more than one year. There are 4,662 recipients listed worldwide (2011).  The Trustees may recognize one Rotarian from each district with the Citation for Meritorious Service each year to a maximum of 150 each year.            
            
Rotary International Service Above Self Award            
This is Rotary International’s highest honor for individual Rotarians who have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian service, with an emphasis on personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others through Rotary.  There are 2,520 recipients listed worldwide (2011).  A maximum of 150 recipients may be selected each year.   Current and immediate past district governors, and current and past RI directors may nominate candidates for this award.