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Humanitarian Trust Studentship in Public International Law: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 759

The Electors to the Humanitarian Trust Studentship in Public International Law give notice that an election to the Studentship will be made early in 2002. Applications must reach the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ, not later than 1 January 2002. This Studentship is only offered once every two years.

Arnold McNair Scholarships in International Law: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 779

The Registrary gives notice that an election to one or more Arnold McNair Scholarships in International Law will be made in July 2001.

A Scholarship is open to any member of the University who has kept at least eight terms and who is a candidate for, or has been classed in, either Part IB or Part II of the Law Tripos in the year of his or her application.

A Scholarship will be tenable for one year from 1 October 2001, and will not be renewable. It will be the duty of a Scholar to carry out study or research in International Law. A Scholar may not, during tenure of the Scholarship, follow any such business or profession or engage in any such educational or other work as in the opinion of the Electors would interfere with his or her study.

Candidates must send their names to the Registrary so as to reach him not later than 17 June 2001, together with a statement of the nature of the further study or research that they propose to undertake and a statement of financial circumstances. The value of the Scholarship is determined in each case by the Electors but will not exceed £3,500.

Frederic William Maitland Memorial Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 780

The Managers of the Frederic William Maitland Memorial Fund give notice that they are prepared to make grants from the Fund in order to promote research and instruction in the history of law or of legal language or institutions. Consideration will normally be restricted to applications submitted by persons who are members of the University of Cambridge or whose work is connected with the University. Other applications will be entertained only in cases of exceptional need or merit. Moreover, grants made from this Fund will normally take the form of grants in respect of specific research expenses and will not extend to ordinary living expenses.

Further particulars may be obtained from, and applications sent to, the Secretary of the Frederic William Maitland Memorial Fund, c/o Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ. There is no closing date.

Rebecca Flower Squire Fund and Scholarships: Notices

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 840

The Managers of the Rebecca Flower Squire Fund give notice that they are prepared to make grants from the Fund on grounds of financial hardship to resident members of the University engaged in the study of law who declare their intention of practising or teaching law. An applicant must be a British citizen or a citizen of a country of the Commonwealth. The value of the grant will be determined by the Managers in each particular case.

Applications may be made at any time to the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law on a form which may be obtained from him. Applicants must send their application through their Tutor.

The Managers of the Rebecca Flower Squire Fund also give notice that there will be an election to one or more Squire Scholarships in Law in August 2001. The Scholarships will be awarded for outstanding merit or promise in University examinations. The tenure of the Scholarships will be from 1 October 2001 and will be subject to the Scholar being or becoming and continuing to be a resident member of the University.

A candidate must be a British citizen or a citizen of a country of the Commonwealth. Candidates are required to read for an examination in law and to declare their intention of practising or teaching law. Preferences are given to certain of the kin of the late Rebecca Flower Squire, and to candidates born in the Parish of St Mary Newington, London.

The annual value of each Scholarship will be determined by the Managers of the Fund for each candidate after taking into account any other financial resources that may be available to the Scholar. Scholarships will be awarded for one year in the first instance, but may be renewed annually for a further two years (or in exceptional cases for a longer period), if the Electors are satisfied that the Scholar's conduct, diligence, academic results, and financial circumstances justify the re-election; at any re-election the Electors may vary the emolument of the Scholar.

Forms of application can be obtained from the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ, and must be returned to the Secretary by every candidate on or before 1 August 2001. The application of a candidate resident in the University must be submitted through his or her Tutor. Candidates should specify the public examinations which they have passed, and the awards, if any, that they hold. Candidates may be required to attend for interview.

Whewell Scholarships in International Law: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 864

The Faculty Board of Law announce that there will be an election of a Scholar or Scholars on Dr Whewell's Foundation in the Easter Term of 2001.

The Electors may at each election award one or more Scholarships of such value as they may determine. The competition is open to any person who is a candidate for the LL.M. Examination in 2001 or whoever was successful in that examination in 2000.

Awards will be made upon the results of an examination which will be held in Cambridge in the Easter Term in each year, at a place and at hours which will be announced in the Reporter. Certain of the papers, being identical with the papers of the LL.M. Examination in International Law, will be set on the date fixed by Ordinance for that examination. The subjects of examination for 2001 are:

Not less than three of the Papers 20-24 and 37 prescribed by the Faculty of Law for the LL.M. Examination, a fourth paper chosen by the candidate from all the papers prescribed for that examination1, and a paper on 'Problems and Disputed Points in International Law'.

The subjects of examination for 2002 will be announced in the Michaelmas Term 2001.

The names of candidates must reach the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ, not later than 23 February 2001. Candidates must also inform the Secretary which of the alternative subjects they intend to offer.

1 A list of these prescribed papers and syllabuses and reading lists may be obtained on application to the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ.

Wright Rogers Law Scholarships: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 876

The Electors to the Wright Rogers Scholarships give notice that there will be an election to two Wright Rogers Law Scholarships in August 2001. Candidates for the Scholarships must have successfully completed a course of study qualifying them for a degree in any university or similar institution in the United Kingdom and have spent at least one year in the study of law. If elected, a Scholar will be required to carry out in the University under the direction of the Electors study or research relating to the Laws of England.

The tenure of a Scholarship will be for one year from 1 October 2001 in the first instance, but a Scholar will be eligible for re-election for a second year and again for a third year but no longer. A Scholar must already be or must become a member of the University.

The annual value of each Scholarship will be determined by the Electors for each candidate after taking into account any other financial resources that may be available to the Scholar.

Application for a Scholarship, accompanied by an outline of the candidate's career and proposed course of study at Cambridge, should be made to the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ, by 1 August 2001. Candidates must also arrange for two persons each to send a written assessment of their qualifications to the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law so as to reach him by the same date.

Yorke Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, pp. 692 and 878

The Faculty Board of Law give notice that one or more Yorke Prizes are offered for an essay on a legal subject (including the history, analysis, administration, and reform of law).

The Prizes shall be open to any graduate of the University or any person who is or has been registered as a Graduate Student in the University, provided that at the date by which essays are to be submitted:

(a) the candidate has been approved by the Board of Graduate Studies for the degree of Ph.D. or M.Litt. under the regulations for the Ph.D., M.Sc., and M.Litt. Degrees, and not more than four years have passed after the date of such approval;
(b) if the candidate has not been so approved, not more than ten years have passed after the date of his or her admission to a first degree, whether of this or another university.

Each candidate shall obtain the approval of the Faculty Board of Law for the proposed subject of his or her essay. Essays shall be submitted to the Registrary so as to arrive not later than the last day of the Michaelmas Term annually. Each essay shall be printed or typewritten, shall be presented in bound form, and shall be of not less than 30,000 words nor more than 100,000 words in length; provided that the Faculty Board may remit any of these requirements on application by a candidate.

One or more Yorke Prizes may be awarded, each of such value as the Faculty Board may determine, the present value being £1,500.

Attention is drawn to the power of the Board to award studentships or make grants to any persons engaged in research in law, to make grants for the delivery of lectures and for the publication of works, and to attach to the award of any such studentship or grant such conditions as they may think fit. Applications should be addressed to the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law at the Faculty of Law.

N.B. Candidates' attention is drawn to the general regulations (Statutes and Ordinances, 2000, p. 692), and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.


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Cambridge University Reporter Special, 9 November 2000
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