Scholarships and Prizes 2002:
CONINGTON PRIZE 2003
The prize will be offered for a dissertation on a subject
to be chosen by the writer and approved by the Board of the Faculty of Classics within the
field of ancient history,
religion, art, and archaeology. The value of the prize will be about £1,000.
Applications for permission to offer an intended subject should be sent to the Secretary
to the Board of the
Faculty of Classics, 34 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LH, as early as possible but in any case by
December 2002. In case of doubt the Board will determine whether a subject falls
within the above field.
The dissertations must reach the Secretary to the Board on or before Friday,
24 January 2003.
They may be written
either in English or Latin, at the option of the writer. Three typed copies must be submitted.
The prize is open to all members of the University who, on the day appointed for
sending in the dissertations,
are (i) qualified by examination for a degree of the University, (ii) have completed six years,
and have not exceeded
fifteen years, from their matriculation, except that graduates whose first degrees are from
other universities shall
have completed two years, and not exceeded eleven years, from their matriculation, and (iii)
are of post-doctoral
status, or equivalent. The prize may not be awarded twice to the same person, but a
competitor may resubmit his or her dissertation, or an amended version of it, on not more
than two occasions.
The judges may determine not to award the prize in any year if no dissertation of
sufficient merit is submitted.
The prize is offered annually in three fields in rotation. The cycle will continue as
2004 ancient philosophy, and ideas.
2005 classical literature, textual criticism, and philology.
2006 ancient history, religion, art, and archaeology.
DERBY SCHOLARSHIP, T.W. GREENE SCHOLARSHIP, PELHAM STUDENTSHIP