The applicant must be a member in good standing of American Mensa, Ltd., in the year the award is given. Self-nominations are encouraged, but any member of American Mensa, or a Local Group speaking through its LocSec, may nominate someone. Apply online, or you can write to:
Copper Black Award Committee
1229 Corporate Drive West
Arlington, TX 76006
The request for an application need not describe the achievement; a postcard will suffice.