The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors middle level and high school students for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Applications are now closed. 2021 state honorees and distinguished finalists will be announced on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

Key Dates

  • November 10, 2020: Student application deadline
  • November 20, 2020: Certification deadline
  • February 9, 2021: Announcement of state-level judging results
  • May 2021: National recognition events


Since 1995, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with NASSP, has honored more than 140,000 young volunteers at the local, state and national level. The program represents America’s largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer service.

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