The Viscount Weir Prize (Serial 226 PIDC) is funded from The General Fund.
The Viscount Weir Fund was founded by a gift of £10,000 from Rt Hon William Douglas Viscount Weir PC GCB LLD in 1953.
To be applied for any one or more of:
- Prize(s) (the Viscount Weir Prize(s)) for technical contributions by Graduates or Students or both on subject(s) to be determined by the Trustee Board.
- Charitable purposes of the Students' Aid Fund
- Charitable purposes of any Graduates' Sections.
Awarded for technical contributions submitted by Affiliates, Associates and those Members who have been professionally registered for 10 years or less and read before a local meeting of the Institution, provided that the paper/contribution is of sufficient merit. The meeting is to be held and arranged by a Divisional Centre, of which the competitors are members
Number of Awards: 1st prize and 2nd prize
Value of Awards:
1st prize £100
2nd prize £50