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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.