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Engineering

William George Collins Endowment Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 724

The income of the William George Collins Endowment Fund is available to be used at the discretion of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, and subject to such conditions as they may think fit, (a) for making grants to members of the University who are engaged in research in the field of engineering in the Department of Engineering, and (b) for promoting and assisting research in the field of engineering by any other means, provided always that, in accordance with the wishes of the benefactor, preference shall be given to research in the spheres of electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.

Forms of application may be obtained from the Secretary of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Laboratory, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, to whom applications, accompanied by a full statement of the financial circumstances of the applicant and the purpose for which the grant is desired, may be sent at any time.

Ford of Britain Trust Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 739

The Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering give notice that they are prepared to receive applications for grants from the Ford of Britain Trust Fund from Graduate Students of the Department of Engineering.

Forms of application may be obtained from the Secretary of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Laboratory, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, to whom applications, accompanied by a full statement of the financial circumstances of the applicant and the purpose for which the grant is desired, may be sent at any time.

Hamilton Prize

The attention of Engineering students is drawn to the Hamilton Prize Notice which appears on page 44.

Charles Hesterman Merz Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 788

The income of the Charles Hesterman Merz Fund is available to be used at the discretion of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, and subject to such conditions as they may think fit, (a) for making grants to members of the University who are engaged in teaching, study, or research in the field of electrical engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, and (b) for promoting teaching, study, and research in the field of electrical engineering by any other means.

Forms of application may be obtained from the Secretary of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Laboratory, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, to whom applications, accompanied by a full statement of the financial circumstances of the applicant and the purpose for which the grant is desired, may be sent at any time.

Rex Moir Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 790

The Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering give notice that they are prepared to receive applications for grants from the Rex Moir Fund from Graduate Students of the Department of Engineering.

Forms of application may be obtained from the Secretary of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Laboratory, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, to whom applications, accompanied by a full statement of the financial circumstances of the applicant and the purpose for which the grant is desired, may be sent at any time.

Taylor Woodrow Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 848

An annual donation from the Taylor Woodrow Charity Trust shall form a fund to be called the Taylor Woodrow Fund for the encouragement of the study of civil engineering. The whole of the balance of the Fund shall be available in each year to be used at the discretion of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, and subject to such conditions as they may think fit, for making grants to postgraduate students in the Department of Engineering. An applicant must have obtained an honours degree in a university of the United Kingdom, or have such other qualification as may be approved by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering and be pursuing or intending to pursue his or her postgraduate studies in some subject in the field of civil engineering approved by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering. An applicant must be or become a member of the University.

Forms of application may be obtained from the Secretary of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Laboratory, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, to whom applications, accompanied by a full statement of the financial circumstances of the applicant and the purpose for which the grant is desired, may be sent at any time.

John Winbolt Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 870

The John Winbolt Prize is offered for competition for a paper on some subject selected by the candidate and related to the profession of a civil engineer. All subjects studied for Parts IIA and IIB of the Engineering Tripos are deemed, for the purpose of this Prize, to be subjects related to the profession of civil engineering.

Candidates must be graduates of the University or registered Graduate Students under the supervision of the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering and must be under the age of twenty-eight years on the date by which entries are to be sent in. The following shall not be eligible (a) a person whose name was entered on the Register of Graduate Students more than four years before the date by which entries are to be sent in; (b) a person who holds the Ph.D. Degree, or who is qualified to proceed to that degree; (c) a person to whom the Prize has already been awarded.

The paper submitted shall have been accepted for publication in an established professional or learned journal. Candidates must send their entries to the Registrary so as to reach him not later than 1 May 2001. The attention of candidates is drawn to the general regulations for Prizes and Medals (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692) and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.

The prize money, about £1,200, will not be paid until the successful candidate has deposited a copy of his or her entry in the University Library.


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Cambridge University Reporter Special, 9 November 2000
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