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:
- The prize shall be known as "The George Cockburn Henderson Prize".
- The value of the prize shall be $100, unless determined otherwise by the Faculty.
- 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.
- The prize shall not be awarded to any person more than once.
- 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.
- If, in any particular year, the examiners consider that no candidate is suitable for the prize, then no award shall be made.
- These rules may be varied from time to time, but the title and general purpose of the award shall not be changed.