Statute

Regulating  the  Princess  Srinagarindra  Award
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Article  I
General  Provisions

       The  Princess  Srinagarindra  Award,  to be conferred as an international  award on  individual(s)  registered nurse, is established in  honor of Her  Royal Highness Princess Srinagarindra Mahidol and in recognition of her exemplary contribution towards progress and  advancement in the field of Nursing and Social Services
    The Award shall be administered by, and under the auspices of the Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation.
    Guidelines for the administration of the Award, including the selection of awardees, are laid down in the following articles.

 

 

Article II
The  Foundation

     The Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation is a private foundation duly constituted, chartered and registered under the Thai law with the avowed primary purpose of conferring the Princess Srinagarindra Award on individual(s) registered nurse, only one award for outstanding performance and/or  research in the field of nursing for the benefit of mankind and for the sake of well – being of the people.
    The Foundation was established in commemoration of the Centenary Birthday Anniversary of Her Royal Highness Princess Srinagarindra  Mahidol on October 21st, 2000

 

 

Article III
The Award

     The Award shall consist of a Shield, a Certificate and a sum of money as the prize.
    In accordance with Article II above, the Award will normally be conferred each year on individual(s) registered nurse for excellence in the field of nursing.
    The Prize money shall be for the sum of US$ 10,000 to be derived from income arising out of the endowments of the Foundation.
    The selection of recipients of the Award shall be in accordance with the provision of Article IV

 

 

Article IV
The International Award Committee

     There shall be the International Award Committee consisting of a number of world – renowned experts in the field of Nursing, who shall recommend name(s) of proposed awardees to the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for final approval.
    The Committee may adopt it own procedure and shall be assisted by a panel of Scientific Advisors.

 

 

Article V
Nomination and the Nominee

     An individual registered nurse or group of registered nurses may be nominated by national nursing authorities or by individual or group of individuals in nongovernmental capacity, as candidates for the Award. Any one individual or group of individuals may sponsor only one nomination.

The nominee must : 
-    Be a registered nurse of the East, South and South-East Asian Countries.
-    Have made a significant contribution either within the nursing profession – through research or practical nursing for the benefit of  mankind – or for the nursing profession.
-    Have made the contribution in recent year or made a contribution  in recent year or made a contribution which represents a cumulative effort that continues to the present  time.
 

Article  VI
Screening

    The nomination shall be transmitted to the Secretary – General of the Princess Srinagarindra Award Foundation to the Chairman of the panel of Scientific Advisors for initial screening. The nomination forms shall, after having been initially screened, be forwarded to the International Award Committee which shall consider them and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees for its final approval

 

Article  VII
Administration

    The Award shall be administered by the Secretary-General of the Foundation who shall be responsible for :
    1. Execution of the decisions concerning the administration of the  Foundation within the scope of the charter of the Foundation and as decided by the Board of Trustees.
    2.  Execution of the decision taken by the International Award Committee and approved by the Board of Trustees.

 

 

Article VIII
Revision of the Statute

      Revision of the present Statute may be made by the Board of Trustees, based on the motion of its members or on the recommendation of the International Award Committee approved or amended by the Board.