The One is an award constituted by Rotary District 3450 to recognise an individual whose extraordinary service activities exemplify the Rotary ideal of Service Above Self.
The hunt is for one who has dedicated his/her daily life to the improvement of mankind; advocates humanity, acts with compassion and kindness.
The winner will receive US $100,000 to be used for his/her humanitarian efforts.
Two runners-up will receive US $50,000 and the Rotary Club that nominates the winner will receive US $5,000.
Candidates should have provided outstanding and remarkable service to mankind; promoted integrity and advanced world understanding, goodwill and peace through their humanitarian efforts.
Any individual aged 18 or above. Candidates cannot be Rotarians, employees of a club, district or other Rotary entity or of Rotary International. Spouses, lineal descendants, and ancestors of persons in the foregoing categories are also ineligible, as also ex-Rotarians who have left Rotary for less than 3 years.
The award will not be presented posthumously. Those who have previously got a cash prize from THE ONE organising committee are not eligible.
The endorsing Rotary clubs should ensure the information submitted is true; the candidates are aware of their responsibilities and will be available for any interviews required. The club is also obliged to ensure the prize money is used appropriately.
Completed nomination forms with supporting documents should be sent to:
THE ONE, a project by Rotary District 3450 Organising Committee
Rotary Information Centre
14/F Capital Commercial Building
26 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or emailed to email@example.com
by 31 December 2016