Crowther Memorial Prize

Amended by Decree (5) of 11 October 2001, by the General Purposes Committee of Council on 18 March 2016 (Gazette, Vol. 146, p. 354, 3 March 2016) and 16 June 2023 (Gazette, Vol 153, pp.404-5).

1. The University accepts with gratitude the sum of £2,000, and any further sums which may be contributed for the purpose, to establish a prize in Human Sciences to commemorate the work of Mrs Wilma Crowther, Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall and University Lecturer (CUF) in Zoology.

2. The administration of the Fund, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of the Teaching Committee for Human Sciences.

3. (1) The prize shall be open to student members of the University and shall be awarded annually by the Teaching Committee for Human Sciences on the basis of outstanding performance in relation to Human Sciences in such assessments as the Teaching Committee shall from time to time determine.

(2) If no candidate is deemed to be of sufficient merit the Teaching Committee has discretion to make no award.

4. Any surplus income arising from the non-award of a prize, or from any other cause, shall at the discretion of the Teaching Committee, either be carried forward for expenditure in a subsequent year or be applied in awarding one or more further prizes of such value as the Teaching Committee shall determine.

5. For administrative efficiency, the Fund is aggregated with the Hiorns Memorial Prize Fund, both Funds having the same purposes in all material respects.

6. Council shall have authority to amend these regulations from time to time provided that the main object of the benefaction, as set out in regulation 1 above, is always kept in view.

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