The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS), in partnership with ASH Scotland, has opened applications for the 2011 Crofton Award, the only award that recognises the achievements of young people in reducing tobacco and smoking-related harm in Scotland. Now in its third year, this award gives two youth groups the chance to share prize money of £1,500.

If you think that your organisation or project around tobacco use or smoking may be eligible for the award, please download more information and the application forms from the links below.

For more information on the Crofton Award and application process please contact Emma Papakyriakou, Youth Development Officer, ASH Scotland, 0131 220 9465,

Photgraph shows last year’s overall winners The Bridges Project receiving the Award from Sheila Duffy, Chief Executive, Ash Scotland and Roderick House, REHIS President. 

Eligibility: The Crofton Award is intended for any project involving young people and interested in tackling tobacco in Scotland. Only groups, not individuals, may apply for the award. ‘Young people’ means under-25.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 7 October 2011

Further information and application forms are on the ASH Scotland website.