Self Service Award reports require to be Mapped within VETtrak, to work much like standard custom Award reports.
When you Map an item in this way, you integrate its access into the VETtrak UI, allowing you to quickly run the award from context-sensitive menus.
You can quickly and easily add a Report Mapping by right-clicking on your newly created template, and selecting the option Add award report mapping:
This will bring up a mini-wizette, where you can choose the Report Display Name, and select what Award Type this template will apply to.
This will set up the template so that when you right-click an Award of that type, and select a Generate Award option, you will be able to select your Template: