BCS Edinburgh Branch Computing in the Community Award
In keeping with the ethos of a Professional Body whose concern is not solely for the interest of its own members, but for the benefit of the public at large, BCS Edinburgh Branch Committee has instituted a Computing in the Community Award.
This Award recognises either:
a) the contribution of an individual, or group, to the quality of life of
fellow citizens by means of ICT, or
In the first category, it is the intention that the Award recognises individuals or groups who have contributed to society by efforts above and beyond the requirements of paid employment, and that the Award will make an identifiable contribution to the continuance of that work.
In the second category, the personal achievement should be remarkable and the award should make an identifiable contribution to the individual's further development.
Nominations can be made by Members or Fellows of The British Computer Society by completing the nomination form.
Nominees must reside, or be doing the work for which the Award is made, within the Branch catchment area.
The award will consist of:
a) a sum of cash, ICT equipment or other gift as determined by the
It is a condition of the award that the recipient attends a public meeting of BCS Edinburgh Branch and is prepared to have the award publicised.
Any ICT equipment awarded comes the property and responsibility of the recipient. BCS Edinburgh Branch has no responsibility for its future maintenance, repair or replacement.
Awards will be made from time to time by the Committee of BCS Edinburgh Branch.
The decision of the Committee will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
For more information
For more information contact Dr Alison Crerar: firstname.lastname@example.org
nomination form and return to the BCS Edinburgh Branch Secretary: