What is the Prince Yuri Galitzine Prize?The Prize is awarded annually in memory of Prince Yuri Galitzine, a former founder member, chairman and President of the Society. Its aim is to encourage and foster the study and dissemination of original research relating to the history of Rutland. The Prize consists of a framed certificate and a monetary award. The value of this is decided by the Society’s Management Committee. Normally, only one prize is awarded in each calendar year.Who is eligible?The prize awarded each year to the individual or group who, within the previous five years, has made an outstanding contribution in one or both of the following areas:1.The publication of original research on any aspect of the history of Rutland.2.The instigation of, or participation in, any project leading to an advancement of the understanding of the history of Rutland.Nominees do not need to be members of the Society, nor do they have to live in Rutland. In any one year the Society may vary the objects in order to promote the study of a particular aspect of the history of Rutland. Any such variation will be advertised well in advance of the closing date for nominations.