The James T. Doty Memorial Award is presented to a PTPI Community or Student Chapter that has made a contribution to international friendship and understanding through innovative and unique programming.
- The award consists of two plaques and a monetary award of $500 USD. One plaque is presented to the recipient while the other remains at PTPI World Headquarters, and includes an engraved listing of past recipients.
- No more than two such awards will be presented each year (one at the Community Chapter level and one at the Student Chapter level).
- Nominations may be submitted by any current dues paying member of PTPI, and can be submitted only for programs that occurred during the previous calendar year.
- Nominations should include a detailed project description, a project program (if applicable), and any additional information that may assist in describing the program.
- Nominations for the James T. Doty Memorial Award must be received at People to People International World Headquarters by April 1.