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Rivers Prize

Founded in 2004 in recognition of the role of WHR Rivers in the creation of psychology as a discipline in British universities and his role in the founding of the UCL Psychology Department

  1. A prize known as the Rivers Prize may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Life Sciences.

  3. The Prize is awarded to the best male final year BSc Psychology student and is awarded only in years in which the best student overall is male. If the best student is female, she is awarded the Cecily de Monchaux Memorial Prize and the Rivers Prize is not awarded.

  4. The value of the Prize is linked to that of the Cecily de Monchaux Memorial Prize and is currently £200.

  5. No application is necessary.

  6. The qualifications of candidates are considered by the Board of Examiners in Psychology.

  7. The award is announced in July.

  8. The College reserves the right to vary these regulations should it become necessary to do so in order to ensure the continued use of the resources in the fund.

  9. Awards are subject to the provision of the General Regulations.