This Award is to be bestowed on a graduate of one of the health professions regulated by the Council. The Award is in recognition of the Council's first Registrar, Mr. Gool Khan. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Council and co-ordinating the legal framework surrounding its operations. Mr. Khan was a Medical Laboratory Technologist who served the Council from 1965 to 1997.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS AWARD IS TO PROMOTE THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDENTS BEING A ROLE MODEL BY ACHIVEING ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE; BEING CONSCIOUS OF THEIR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE SCHOOL ENVIRONS AND ALSO IN THE WIDER COMMUNITY.
CRITERIA FOR AWARD:
This Award is for Academic Excellence and demonstrated community involvement that realises results with youth groups- by inspiring them to improve in their studies; or with the elderly – by offering assistance with getting them to appointments etc. or assists their community in a tangible and recognisable way to improve the social fabric of their community
The applicant must present an essay outlining the impact of their work at these levels.
Applicants must be:
THE ORGANISING TEAM
There will be established a group of persons vested with the responsibility to administer the selection and award process, at different levels, for granting this Award.
The First Phase:
Submission of Application
It is to be noted that Selection of the Awardee will not be influenced by age, gender, social background or choice of profession. A decision about selection will be based on the criteria stated.
The second Phase:- Selection of the Awardee
The Panel of Judges will meet three (3) weeks before the date of the official function to select the Awardee.
The Selection Committee will comprise:
The Chairman will preside over the proceedings.
The Award will comprise a plaque with the individual's name engraved and cash in the sum of J$20,000.00.
PARTICIPATING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
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