Scholarships and Prizes 2002:
SARA NORTON PRIZE 2003
This prize, of the value of about £600, will be offered for an essay of not more
than 30,000 words
(though an essay of a shorter length will be acceptable) upon some subject proposed by the
candidate and approved
by the Social Sciences Divisional Board, the subject to fall within the field of the political
history and institutions
of the United States of America. Candidates may submit work which has been or will be
submitted for a thesis in
an Honour School or for the examination for the Degree of M.Phil.
The prize is open to members of the University who will not have exceeded eighteen terms
from matriculation by
the end of Trinity Term 2003.
A candidate must in the first place apply to the Secretary of Faculties, University Offices,
Wellington Square, Oxford
OX1 2JD, by Friday, 7 March 2003, stating the subject on which he or she
proposes to write. The
Secretary of Faculties will submit the subject to the judges for approval
on behalf of the board and will inform the candidate of the result.
Essays (on approved subjects) must be sent under a sealed cover marked `Sara Norton Prize'
to the Head Clerk,
University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, before Friday, 30 May
must conceal their names and distinguish their essays by a motto. The name, college, and
date of matriculation must
be sent at the same time in a sealed envelope with the same motto
inscribed upon it.
ANDREW W. MELLON
THESIS PRIZES 2003