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Supplement (1) to Oxford University Gazette No. 4745. Wednesday, 12 October 2005.
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Scholarships and Prizes 2005: Medieval and Modern Languages

SIR JOHN RHYS PRIZE 2006 û

The Sir John Rhys Prize will be offered for an essay on some subject relating to Celtic Languages, Literature, History, and Antiquities.

The prize, the value of which is £250, is open to members of the University who, on the closing date for entries, have not exceeded eight years from their matriculation.

Candidates are free to choose their own subject. If they have any doubt as to whether a particular subject lies within the scope of the Prize, they should consult the further particulars, which are available either from the Secretary of the Taylor Institution, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF or on the Modern Languages or Modern History Web sites.

The essays, which should be typewritten and in stiff folders, are to be sent under a sealed cover marked `Sir John Rhys Prize' to the Secretary of the Taylor Institution, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF, not later than Monday of noughth week of Trinity Term. Authors are required to conceal their names and distinguish their compositions by a motto. The name, college, and date of matriculation must be sent at the same time in a separate sealed envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it.

The judges have power to recommend to the trustees that presents of books may be made to unsuccessful candidates whose essays have shown special excellence.

The judges have power to recommend to the trustees that grants be made out of the Rhys Fund towards the expenses of printing the whole, or parts, of any essay and/or to enable the successful candidate, or candidates, to carry on the work which has been the subject of the essay.

The prize may not be awarded twice to the same person.


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