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Members' History Prize and Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2008, pp. 716 and 832

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.

Eligibility
Prize

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. student, working under the supervision of the Degree Committee of the Faculty of History.

Application procedures
Prize

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

Grants

Application forms for grants can be downloaded from the Faculty's website: http://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/pgadmissions/funding/trustfunds.html, or requested from the Accounts Office, Faculty of History, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9EF. Late applications will not be considered. Candidates should invite one referee to write to the Secretary in support of the application. Applications and references must be received by 13 April 2009.

Value of awards
Prize

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 07 November 2008
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