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The George Cockburn Henderson Prize

Whereas the sum of $500 from the Henderson Jubilee Fund has been paid to the University for the purpose of establishing a prize in History to commemorate the services to the University of George Cockburn Henderson, formerly Professor of Modern History, the following rules are hereby made:
  1. The prize shall be known as "The George Cockburn Henderson Prize".
  2. The value of the prize shall be $100, unless determined otherwise by the Faculty.
  3. The prize shall be awarded annually to the student whose essay written in the ordinary work of Level 1 History courses is judged to be the best of those submitted during the year. The award shall be determined by a panel comprising the Head of the Department and each of the second year option co-ordinators.
  4. The prize shall not be awarded to any person more than once.
  5. If, in any particular year, the examiners deem that two or more candidates are of equal merit, the prize shall be divided equally amongst the candidates.
  6. If, in any particular year, the examiners consider that no candidate is suitable for the prize, then no award shall be made.
  7. These rules may be varied from time to time, but the title and general purpose of the award shall not be changed.
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