SAMPLE HONOR AWARD

FORMAT FOR PREPARING CITATION FOR DEPARTMENTAL H0NOR AWARDS1

(Justify right-hand margin)

(Do Not Date)

(Use all CAPS for next 3 lines)

CITATION

(Double space)
FOR (NAME OF AWARD)
(Double space)
(FULL NAME)

(Triple space)

In recognition of her outstanding leadership of scientific programs in hydrology
for the (Bureau name).2 (This lone statement constitutes the first paragraph.)

There should follow those facts in the nominee's employment history which are
particularly related employee's service with the Bureau and the Department, and
not exceeding 350 words. The Citation must clearly explain contributions for
which the nominee is receiving the Award. The Citation is for the nominee, so
when writing the document keep the following question in mind, "What would the
nominee like to hear about him/herself?" The final sentence of the second
paragraph for MSA's must be structured as follows: For her outstanding service
as a leader of research in hydrology,2 (full name) is granted the (Name of
Award) of the Department of the Interior.



Secretary of the Interior

BCC:    Secretary Surname
        Bureau Copy(ies)
        DOI Office of Personnel


1       Similar format is used for all departmental honor awards. At Bureau
discretion, the Service Award may be a citation or letter signed by the
Director or Commissioner.
2       Underlined portion will change on each Citation.
Attachment 2