May it be known by all that we (name of consort), Royal Patroness (Patron) of the Sciences, and (name of sovereign) our King (Queen), right mindful of the skills that (name of recipient) hath displayed in the science of (specific mentions), wish to recognize him/her as a Companion of our Order of the Silver Oak. We bestow upon him/her all rights and responsibilities attendant upon this rank and the right to bear the badge:
Purpure, an oak tree blasted and eradicated argent, fructed Or, without let or hindrance from any person. Done by our hands this __ day of ____, Anno Societatis (A.S.) __, in our (location of event).
[Source: Middle Kingdom Scribe’s Handbook (pdf)]