In celebration of the completion, in November 1992, of 100 years operating various South Australian charitable health services, predominantly for the aged and infirm, The James Brown Memorial Trust offers the following prizes in memory of its benefactors.
The following rules shall apply to the James and Jessie Brown Memorial Prizes in Gerontology:
- The James and Jessie Brown Memorial Prizes in Gerontology will be awarded annually by a selection panel, comprising the Chairperson of The James Brown Memorial Trust (or nominee), the Professor of Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care (or nominee), a nominee of the Vice President & Executive Dean of the College of Medicine and Public Health and a nominee of the Vice President & Executive Dean of the College of Nursing and Midwifery, both with expertise in the field of gerontology or aged care.
- The value of the prizes shall be determined from time to time by The James Brown Memorial Trust but shall not be less than $1,000 each.
- Three prizes will be awarded. One prize shall be awarded to a student enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program within each of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Nursing and Midwifery. The prizes will be awarded to the students submitting, as part of their normal course requirements, the best pieces of written work of up to 5,000 words on a topic of relevance in the field of gerontology or aged care.