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Sir William Meyer Travelling Studentships

Founded in 1961 from the income of the bequest in 1922 of £3000 of Sir William Meyer, Fellow of the College, `for the encouragement of proficiency in European History and in the History and Geography of India'

  1. Travelling Studentships, known as the Sir William Meyer Travelling Studentships, may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Studentships are awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences.

  3. The Studentships are awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Department of History, always provided that at least two Studentships are given to undergraduate students.

  4. The value of each Studentship is not less than £150.

  5. Applications must reach the Head of the History Department by 31 January each year.

  6. Holders of the Studentship are required to follow an approved scheme of travel outside the British Isles and to submit a report on this travel on its conclusion.

  7. The qualifications of candidates are considered by the Head of the Department of History.

  8. The awards are announced in February.

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