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Bayliss-Starling Memorial Scholarship

Founded in 1929 by the Bayliss-Starling Memorial Committee, who transferred to the University of London in trust of University the sum of £2500. The fund was contributed by friends and admirers to commemorate the connection with Physiology of Sir William Maddock Bayliss, M.A., LL.D., D.Sc, F.R.S., who worked continuously in the Department of Physiology of University College from 1902, and was Professor of General Physiology, 1912-24, and of Ernest Henry Starling, C.M.G., M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.S., Jodrell Professor of Physiology, 1899-1923, and Foulerton Professor, 1923-27, by the creation in University College London, of a Scholarship for training in Physiology and Biochemistry.

  1. The Scholarship, known as the Bayliss-Starling Scholarship, may be awarded when there is a vacancy.

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

  3. The Scholarship is awarded for Physiology and Biochemistry.

  4. The value of the Bayliss-Starling Scholarship is such sum as may be decided for each award by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Life Sciences.

  5. A candidate must be a graduate, or an undergraduate of suitable standing, in Science or Medicine.

  6. On a vacancy occurring, the qualifications of persons eligible for appointment to the Scholarship are considered by an Adviser, or Advisers, appointed by the Faculty of Life Sciences. The Jodrell Professor of Physiology is ex officio an Adviser.

  7. The Scholar elected must pursue a course of study approved by the Jodrell Professor of Physiology, involving a training in the principles of, and methods of research in, Physiology and/or Biochemistry. They are exempted from composition fees in following this course of study, but must pay a registration fee, the Union subscription, and if required by the Council, the cost of special apparatus and materials.

  8. The Scholarship is awarded in the first instance for one session, but may be renewed for a second and for a third session on the recommendation of the Faculty of Life Sciences.

  9. The payment of the Scholarship is made in three equal instalments, on 15 November, 15 February, and 15 May.

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