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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about the National Eagle Scout Association

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Q/A NESA PROGRAM AND PURPOSE

What is the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA)?

Q/A THE ORIGIN OF NESA

What is the history of NESA?

Q/A NESA STRUCTURE

What is the organizational structure of NESA?

Q/A EAGLE SCOUT LISTS

How do councils obtain their Eagle Scout list?

Q/A COUNCIL NESA DATABASE ADMINISTRATORS

Who can be a council administrator for Eagle Scout lists?

Q/A UPDATING EAGLE SCOUT INFORMATION

How does Eagle Scout information get updated?

Q/A NESA DUES AND MEMBERSHIP TIERS

Are there tiers of membership in NESA and where do membership dues go?

Q/A NESA BENEFITS

What are the NESA membership benefits and can councils add benefits for alumni within their council?

Q/A ALUMNI PERSONAL INFORMATION

How is alumni personal data handled and protected?

Q/A PUBLICIZING EAGLE SCOUT EVENTS

How do councils post events on the National Eagle Scout Association and Scouting Alumni and Friends website so that alumni across the country can view and sign up to attend them?
Q/A ALUMNI AWARDS

DISTINGUISHED EAGLE SCOUT (DESA)
What is the process for
submitting a DESA nomination?
How is a DESA Nomination
approved?
How can I ensure a DESA Nomination will be approved?
How long does it take to approve a DESA nomination?
What
recognition items will NESA provide when a DESA nominee is approved?
When and how should a DESA be
presented?

OUTSTANDING EAGLE SCOUT (NOESA)

hat is the process for submitting a NOESA Nomination?
How is the NOESA approved?
How long does it take to approve a NOESA nomination?
What
recognition items will NESA provide when the nominee is approved?
How should the council
present a NOESA?

EAGLE SCOUT SERVICE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

What is the process for submitting a ESSPY Nomination?
How many recipients may a council select for the council service project of the year?
How is the council service project of the year recipient selected?

NESA LEGACY SOCIETY

If I have moved to a new council but became a James E. West Fellow in a previous council, do I need to become a James E. West Fellow again in my new council before I can become a Fellow in the NESA Legacy Society?

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