Branch Awards

Institute Awards 

The Institute presents the following three Branch awards:
The Tony Lager Award

The Tony Lager Award is awarded for meritorious service to an Institute Branch by an individual.

Details of award: Framed certificate.
Eligibility: Any individual Institute member is eligible.

Nomination arrangements: Branches to nominate. Contributions to the Branch and other Institute activities should be described.
Committee responsible: MQ&E Committee.

A nomination form can be downloaded here.


No nominations were received for 2018.

A list of all previous winners of the Tony Lager Award can be found here.

The T H Cole Award

The T H Cole Award is presented annually to the Institute Branch with the best percentage increase in membership during the preceding year.

Details of award: Gavel and engraved block held for one year. Also a framed certificate.
Eligibility: All Institute Branches automatically qualify.

Nomination arrangements: Automatic.

Committee responsible: MQ&E Committee.

2018 winner: North East Scottish

The winner of the T H Cole Award for 2018 is the North East Scottish Branch with a 4.47% increase in individual membership over the year.

A list of all previous winners of the T H Cole Award can be found here.

Branch Service Award
The Branch Service Award is awarded for an outstanding contribution to Branches.

Details of award: Framed certificate.
Eligibility: Any Branch member who has made a significant contribution to their Branch.

Nomination arrangements: Branches to nominate. Citation to be submitted to the Secretariat and ratified by the Croxson Committee.
Committee responsible: Croxson Committee.

The Branch Service Award was not awarded in 2019.

A list of all previous winners of the Branch Service Award can be found here.

Details of all Institute Awards can be found here.