UGA Awards

The Utah Genealogical Association offers several awards for outstanding service to the Association, as well as for service in the field of Genealogy and Family History. Click on the award title for more information.

UGA Fellow

In recognition of those living individuals whose distinguished contributions and on-going commitment to the field of Genealogy are of national or international scope, this award may be evidenced by any combination of publications, teaching and speaking, or leadership of major genealogical organizations over a significant period of time.

Award of Merit

The Award of Merit is special recognition beyond the type of service described in the Distinguished Service category.

Annual Silver Tray Award

This award is for Scholarly Contributions to the field of Genealogy.  Since 1988, The Annual Silver Tray Award has traditionally been given for publication efforts.

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished For outstanding service to the Association.

Chapter Service

In recognition of outstanding service to or for a UGA chapter, the Chapter Service award was first given out in 1999.

Presidential Citation

This Award is offered in recognition of outstanding contributions by a non-UGA member to UGA's projects and/or objectives.