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Sir William Meyer Essay Prize
Instituted 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'
- The Sir William Meyer Essay Prize may be awarded in each
- The Prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of
the Faculty of
Social and Historical Sciences.
- The Prize is awarded for a geographical essay not exceeding
words in length and on a subject approved by the Head of the
Geography. Other things being equal, preference will be given to
with the Geography of India.
- The value of the Prize is £50.
- A candidate must be a student in the Department of Geography
at the time of
competing for the Prize and must have attended for not less than five
- Candidates must send their essays to the Head of the Department of
on or before 31 May.
- The qualifications of candidates are considered by the Head of
Department of Geography.
- The award is announced in July.
- Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.