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Sara Norton Prize and Fund: Notice

Statutes and Ordinances, 2008, pp. 716 and 844

Under the regulations for the Sara Norton Fund the Managers are empowered to:

(i) award grants to further the study of the political history of the United States of America;
(ii) award the Senior Norton Prize

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

Eligibility
Prize

The Senior Prize shall be awarded for the best essay on some aspect of the political history of the United States of America. 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 Ph.D. Degree during the calendar year next preceding the year of the award; provided that an essay submitted for the Prize shall not previously have been submitted for a prize, but may be an adaptation of the substantial piece of work undertaken by the candidate as a Graduate Student.

Grants

Postgraduate members of the University are eligible to apply for grants.

Priority will be given to applications from students in their first, and even second, year of a Ph.D., but not from M.Phil. students.

Application procedures
Prize

Successful Ph.D. candidates of the Degree Committee of the Faculty of History, submitting during the previous calendar year and writing on the political history of the USA.

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. All applications for grants should include and explanation of the purpose for which a grant is needed, including details of proposed expenditure. Applications should also include a statement of any other sources of assistance to which application has been made. The closing dates for the receipt of applications are 5 December 2008 and 13 March 2009.

Value of awards
Prize

The value of the Prize is £500.

Grants

The value of grants awarded are at the discretion of the Managers.


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Cambridge University Reporter 07 November 2008
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