Scholarships and Awards

The Navy League of Canada is proud to recognize the contributions our Cadet Members make to their local communities. The following is an overview of the various National Awards offered to members of the Sea Cadet program. Full details and procedures can be found in our Awards and Recognition Document.

We pride ourselves on preparing today's youth to become tomorrow's community leaders. As such, we recognize the importance of post-secondary education and strive to support our Cadet Members as they graduate from our program and enter the next phase of their life. See our Scholarships page for more information about these opportunities.

For information about Cadet Awards offered by our partners in the Department of National Defence, please visit www.cadets.ca.

For information about awards for adult leaders and community supporters, click here.

Notice: The Deadline for National Awards has been changed to 31 March of each year. A new Awards and Recognition policy will be published shortly. Please check with your Division for their deadlines and requirements.

 

 

Navy League Award of Commendation - Awarded by the National Board of Directors to a Navy League Cadet or Royal Canadian Sea Cadet who performs an outstanding act or deed in attempting to save the life or property of another. The award is in the form of a ribbon (worn on the right breast of the uniform) and a certificate, both issued by the National Office for presentation by the Branch.

 

National Sea Cadet of the Year - Awarded annually by the National Board of Directors to the most proficient Royal Canadian Sea Cadet in Canada. The recipient's name is inscribed on the Nagi Cup and they receive a Keeper Plaque and Certificate. The award also includes a trip to the National Annual General Meeting of The Navy League of Canada, where the cadet will be the Keynote Speaker at the Annual Awards Banquet. There is no application for this award, the recipient will be selected from the 12 Division Sea Cadet of the Year recipients.

 

Division Sea Cadet of the Year - Awarded annually by each Division to the most proficient Royal Canadian Sea Cadet within that Division. The recipient receives a certificate, and other gifts/recognition as determined by each Division. There is no application for this award, the recipient will be selected from the Navy League Medal of Excellence recipients for that year.

 


Navy League Medal of Excellence - Awarded annually to the most proficient Navy League Cadets and Royal Canadian Sea Cadets within each Division. To be eligible for this award, the cadet must have:

  • Attended a minimum of 80% of all activities in the current training year.
  • Achieved the rank of Petty Officer second class or higher.
  • Consistently set an outstanding personal example of dress and deportment.
  • Demonstrated a thorough grasp of cadet training, as indicated by promotions, examinations and previous awards.
    Demonstrated good citizenship through community service activities.

The Award is in the form of a certificate and a medal to be worn on the left breast of the uniform. The Award will be issued by the National Office for presentation by the Branch. Corps Officers may nominate a cadet for this award using form NL(104)E.

 

Sea Cadet Service Medal - This award recognizes continuous cadet service of at least four years by deserving Royal Canadian Sea Cadets. The Award is in the form of a medal to be worn on the left breast of the uniform. Individual cadets may apply for this award using form NL(104)E. Former members of the Navy League's Wrennette program also eligible to receive this medal with any combination of four years service in Wrennettes and/or Sea Cadets.

 

Perfect Attendance, Program - This certificate is awarded by Branches to any Royal Canadian Sea Cadet who has had perfect attendance at all training parades during his or her cadet career. Corps Commanding Officers are required to submit names for this award to their supporting Branch.

 


Perfect Attendance, Year - This certificate is awarded by Branches to any Royal Canadian Sea Cadet who has had perfect attendance at all training parades during his or her cadet career. Corps Commanding Officers are required to submit names for this award to their supporting Branch.

 

 

If you have any other questions about Awards for members of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Program, please contact your local branch, or contact our National Office. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist you.