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June and Sidney Crown award

Purpose

On demitting office of President in 1998, Dr June Crown and her husband, Dr Sidney Crown, generously endowed an annual award starting in 1999 to be known as the 'June and Sidney Crown Award'. Its purpose is to assist young Members of the Faculty to gain experience or further training outside the United Kingdom.

Funding

The endowment for the award shall be held in a fund to be known as the ‘June and Sidney Crown Award Fund’ from which either capital or income may be used to provide for the award, on an annual basis as funds permit.

The current minimum value is £150, with a possibility of this being increased dependant upon the applicant's submission.

Eligibility

All members of the Faculty in good standing under the age of 35 at the time of application. Preference will be given to those working within the National Health Service.

Criteria

Applications must comprise:

  • A full curriculum vitae of the applicant.
  • A travel plan specifying further experience or training to be gained, the place(s) to be visited and an outline of the expected benefits.
  • The award shall be made for the proposal judged to be the most worthwhile in terms of experience or training in public health. Applications to cover travel costs to attend
  • international conferences and scientific meetings will not be entertained.
  • In the absence of applications of sufficient merit, the adjudication committee may decide that no award be made.

Adjudication

Adjudication is to be undertaken by a committee comprising:

  • Registrar
  • International Faculty Adviser
  • Chair of Specialist Registrar Members Committee (unless an applicant for the award).

Presentation

The award of a certificate and cheque will be made at the Faculty's Annual General Meeting. The winner will be invited to attend the Annual Dinner as the President's guest.

Obligations

The award holder shall submit to the Faculty newsletter, for publication at the editor's discretion, a brief account of the insights gained from the experience of training overseas undertaken with the aid of the award.

Application

The closing date for entries is 1st February each year.

Entries should be sent to:

The Head of Education and Training Department
Faculty of Public Health
4 St Andrews Place
London NW1 4LB

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT APPLICATIONS COMPLY WITH ALL THE REGULATIONS FOR THE PRIZE.

Please contact the Education and Training Department on 020 7224 0642 or by email.