Scholarships and Prizes 2002:
CHANCELLOR'S LATIN PRIZES 2003
Chancellor's Latin Prose and Verse (value £250 each)
The passages prescribed for the compositions (for Latin Prose and for Latin Verse,
either for Elegiacs or for
Hexameters) are available from the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square,
Oxford OX1 2JD (e-mail:
from the Administrator,
Classics Office, 67 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU.
Candidates are not restricted to the use of hexameters, but are at liberty to use
any metre which they
think suitable to their
subject. Both in prose and in verse the lines should be numbered. (See also the
general regulations below.)
Entries for the Prizes must be submitted, in accordance with the general regulations
below, to the Head Clerk,
University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, not later than Friday, 2
The Prizes are open to all members of the University who on the closing date for entries will
not have exceeded four
years from their matriculation.
In every case the time is computed by calendar, not academical, years, and strictly
from the day of
matriculation to the day of entry without reference to any intervening circumstances
No person who has already obtained a prize will be
entitled to a second prize of the same description.
No entry can be accepted which does not comply with the following special
1. Three typed copies of the exercise must be sent, and the words `Three typed copies
enclosed' must appear
on the envelope together with the name of the prize concerned.
2. Each composition must be distinguished by a motto, and authors are required to
conceal their names.
3. In a separate sealed envelope, with the same motto
inscribed upon it, the name, college, and date of matriculation must be enclosed.
Manuscript corrections, if any such are necessary, should not be in the candidate's
HISTORICAL ESSAY PRIZE 2003