Religious awards may be presented to adults for service to youth within the religious organization. Candidates for these awards must be nominated by others. Self nomination is not permitted. Recipients may wear the Adult Religious Award square knot as recognition on their uniforms. Only one square knot is worn regardless of how many awards have been received. Most religious partner churches present these awards. These include Protestant and Independent Christian Churches; Hindu; Islamic; Jewish; Roman Catholic; Salvation Army; Quakers; Baha’i; Latter Day Saints and many more. Click here for photo gallery.
Youth members may receive the religious award of their faith. The actual administration of the religious awards program is conducted by the scout’s religious organization. The religious organization usually presents the religious emblem upon completion of the religious emblem program. The youth member may wear the Universal Youth Religious Emblem Square Knot to signify his completion of the program. Only one square knot may be worn even if a second or subsequent awards are earned. The scout may wear a device indicating various levels he may have earned.