Scholarships and Prizes 2003: Social
SARA NORTON PRIZE 2004This prize, of the value of about £600, is offered for an essay of not more than 30,000 words (though an essay of shorter length will be acceptable) relating to the field of political history and institutions of the United States of America. The prize is open to student members of the University who will not have exceeded eighteen terms from matriculation by the end of Trinity Term 2004. Previous Sara Norton Prize winners may only enter again if they are registered for another degree.
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. or D.Phil., however the proposed title must be approved by the Sara Norton Committee. A title and a 250 word abstract should be submitted to the Academic Administrator, Department of Politics and International Relations, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL not later than noon on the Friday of seventh week, Hilary Term. All candidates must conceal their names and distinguish their title with a motto or cipher. The envelope should be marked `Sara Norton Prize'. This will be submitted to the Sara Norton Committee, which will approve the title and subject; the candidate will be informed of the decision by e-mail.
Three copies of the essay, under the title approved by the Committee, must be sent in a sealed enveloped marked `Sara Norton Prize' to the Academic Administrator, Department of Politics and International Relations, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL not later than noon on the Friday of fifth week, Trinity Term. A separate sealed envelope with the candidate's motto or cipher should contain his or her name, college and date of matriculation.
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