The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award®

2024 Profile in Courage Award

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation will continue the tradition of honoring individuals who demonstrate the qualities of politically courageous leadership in the spirit of Profiles in Courage. The 2024 Profile in Courage Award recipient will be announced this spring in advance of the Profile in Courage Award Gala, to be held later this year.

Submit a nomination for this year’s award.

Watch the 2023 Ceremony

On October 29, 2023, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and her children, Jack Schlossberg and Tatiana Schlossberg, members of the Profile in Courage Award Committee, presented the Profile in Courage Awards in a live-streamed ceremony.

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Quick Facts

Learn more about the Profile in Courage Award.

  • 60

    Total Profile in Courage Awards

  • 26

    Youngest Awardee

    Joseph Darby

  • 90

    Oldest Awardee

    George H.W. Bush

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