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Members' History Prize and Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2005, pp. 700 and 801

Under the regulations for the Members' History Fund the Managers are empowered to:

(i) award a prize for an essay on an historical subject chosen by the candidate. The essay shall not previously have been submitted for a prize, but may be an adaptation of a substantial piece of work undertaken by the candidate as a Graduate Student;
(ii) award grants both in aid of research to Graduate Students working under the supervision of the Degree Committee of the Faculty of History.

The Managers give notice that they wish to invite applications for these awards.

EligibilityPrize

The prize shall be open to any member of the University who has been approved by the Board of Graduate Studies for the award of the M.Phil. Degree during the academical year preceding that in which the essay should be submitted.

Grants

A candidate must be a first or second year Ph.D. students, working under the supervision of the Degree Committee of the Faculty of History.

Application proceduresPrize

Prizes will be awarded to the best M.Phil. Dissertations submitted to the Degree Committee of the Faculty of History in the preceding academic year.

Grants

Applications must be submitted on a form available from the Secretary to the Managers of the Fund. Candidates should invite one referee to write to the Secretary in support of the application. Applications and references must be received by 25 April 2006.

Value of awardsPrize

The value of the prizes to be £500 for the first and £250 for the second.

Grants

The value of grants awarded are at the discretion of the Managers and will normally be up to, but not exceeding, £500.


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Cambridge University Reporter 11 November 2005
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