Group awards

American Mensa offers a number of awards each year to Local Groups and officers and volunteers in recognition for their efforts on behalf of their groups.

Achieving Communications Excellence
Achieving Communications Excellence

Achieving Communications Excellence (ACE) program allows Local Groups with any level of publishing, Web or social media experience, regardless of size or budget, to be recognized for their efforts.

Community activities
Community activity awards

The Community Activities Program identifies those activities that local members and groups have undertaken to improve their community.

CultureQuest®
CultureQuest® winners

Mensan teams of up to five members gather in their neighborhoods on a single day across the U.S. and Canada and compete for cash prizes and bragging rights in CultureQuest®.

Gifted Youth Coordinator of the Year
Gifted Youth Coordinator of the Year

The Gifted Youth Program Award is given for superior service as a Gifted Youth Coordinator and contributing to the growth of programs or services for gifted youth and/or Young Mensans.

Local Group Jewels
Local Group Jewels

The Local Group Jewels recognize and reward Local Groups' membership-related activities and for their active participation in all that Mensa has to offer.

Local Group Owls
Local Group Owl awards

Local Group Owl awards recognize Local Groups that display outstanding effort in the areas of membership growth and retention.

Proctor of the Year
Proctor of the Year awards

In honor and recognition of Dr. Abbie F. Salny's years of service as American Mensa's Supervisory Psychologist, three awards are given annually.