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John Winbolt Prize: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2008, p. 929

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 no later than 1 May 2009. The attention of candidates is drawn to the general regulations for Prizes and Medals (Statutes and Ordinances, 2008, p. 716) and in particular to Regulations 10 and 11.

The prize money, about £1,500, 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 07 November 2008
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