Scholarships and Prizes 2007:
Nubar Pasha Armenian Prize
The Board of Management of the Nubar Pasha Armenian Scholarship Fund offers annually in Trinity Term a prize for studies in Classical Armenian. The board of management will determine the value of the prize.
Candidates for the prize shall be members of the University who have not exceeded twenty-one terms from the date of matriculation. No person is eligible for the prize whose vernacular language is Armenian.
Passages for translation into English will be set from the Classical Armenian text of the Gospel according to St Matthew, chapter 28, the Gospel according to St Mark, chapters 2 and 14, Eznik of Kolb, Against the Sects (De Deo), Book 4, ch. 1 and P'awstos Buzand, History, IV 54. These texts are contained in A. Meillet, Altarmenisches Elementarbuch, Heidelberg, 1913, pp. 144-64. The passage from Eznik also forms para. 358 in the edition by Maris and Mercier, Patrologia Orientalis, tome XXVIII, fasc. 3, Paris, 1959, pp. 514-17.
Questions to test grammatical knowledge will be set and, at the discretion of the examiners, a short unseen text. Candidates will be allowed three hours in which to answer the questions set.
Candidates must send their names to the Trust Funds Administrator, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, on or before Friday of week 8, Hilary Term.