American Mensa presents a wide variety of awards recognizing individual members for their contributions to the organization on a national level. These awards are presented every year at the Awards Luncheon at the Annual Gathering.
- Chairman's Service
The Chairman’s Service Award is presented by the Chairman in recognition of superior service to the organization.
- Distinguished Service
The Distinguished Service Award is given in recognition of outstanding service to American Mensa.
- Lifetime Membership
The Lifetime Membership Award is usually given for either a great but very brief service, for exceptionally long and steady service, or for exceptional service by someone who has already received another award.
The Margot, named for American Mensa's first Executive Director, is bestowed "for the rendering of exceptional service to Mensa for a number of years."
- National appreciation
The National Certificate of Appreciation is given in gratitude of a noteworthy contribution to the organization by a member.
- National Service
National Service Awards are given in recognition of "faithful service to American Mensa."