The International Scouter Award is a national award conferred by the BSA International Division
upon the recommendation of a council International Representative and Scout Executive. It is a
prestigious award given to scouters who have committed great time, energy, and resources to
international scouting efforts over a number of years. As of 2011, only 1,001 International Scouter
Awards have been presented nationally. On average only 100 awards (from 300 BSA councils) are
presented nationally per year.