Introduced in 2014, the Distinguished Service Award honours people who have given distinguished service to the RHSV.
Its criteria are:
(a) an outstanding contribution to the work of RHSV
(b) furthering one or more of the RHSV’s objectives
(c) a minimum of 8 years’ service with the RHSV unless special circumstances apply
Nominations can be submitted at the same time as for other awards and will be considered by the Fellowship Committee for recommendation to and confirmation by the RHSV Council.
There is no specific application form however, in making a nomination, the nominator should submit no more than 450 words outlining the contribution and service of the nominee as outlined above. The nominator should also provide their contact details as the nominator is the person contacted for all correspondence regarding the nomination. Nominations should be emailed or posted to the Executive Officer, Rosemary Cameron on firstname.lastname@example.org