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Benington Memorial Studentship

Founded in 1910 by the late Mrs Norman-Robinson in memory of Robert Crewdson Benington, MD, a former postgraduate Research Assistant in the Biometric Laboratory

  1. A scholarship, known as the Benington Memorial Studentship, may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Studentship is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Life Sciences or the Faculty of Social and Historical Studies.

  3. Candidates must be students of Human Genetics or of Anthropology with a strong interest in Human and Primate Variation and Evolution.

  4. The Studentship will be awarded for conducting metrical researches bearing upon questions of human and primate variation and evolution.

  5. The Studentship will be awarded to the best undergraduate special studies project or Masters thesis in this field.

  6. The value of the award may fluctuate from year to year but will be in the region of £250.

  7. Candidates must send written notice of their intention to compete for the studentship to the Registrar of the College on or before 15 May. No application is necessary.

  8. The qualification of candidates are considered by the Head of the Department of Anthropology and the Head of the Department of Genetics.

  9. The Studentship is tenable for one session.

  10. Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.

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