Scholarships and Prizes 2007:
Gaisford Prizes 2008
Gaisford Graduate Dissertation Prize for Greek or Latin Language and Literature
A prize of £600 will be awarded for a dissertation of not more than 20,000 words on a subject in the field of Greek or Latin Language and Literature. Parts of theses in preparation or published work will not be excluded. The proposed subject must be submitted to the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Gaisford Fund (Professor C.B.R. Pelling, Christ Church, Oxford OX1 1DP), not later than Friday, 1 February 2008. The prize is open to members of the University who have completed the examinations necessary for the degree of BA or who are graduates of other universities reading for the degrees of B.Phil, M.St, M.Litt, M.Phil, or D.Phil, provided that on the date appointed for sending in essays such candidates shall have completed not more than fifteen terms from the date of completing the second public examination or matriculation respectively. The prize may not be awarded twice to the same person.
Two copies of the dissertations, which must be typewritten or word-processed, should be sent to the Classics Faculty Board Secretary, Classics Centre, 66 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, on or before Friday, 2 May 2008. Candidates are asked to distinguish their dissertations by a motto or pseudonym, not by their own name; and to attach a sealed envelope, with the same motto or pseudonym written on it, containing a separate note of their name, college, and date of matriculation.
Gaisford Undergraduate Essay Prize for Greek Language and Literature
A prize of £300 will be awarded for a thesis in the field of Greek Language and/or Literature submitted within the Honour Schools of Literae Humaniores, Classics and English, Classics and Modern Languages, or Classics and Oriental Studies. No special application is required.
Gaisford Prizes for Greek Prose and Verse
Prizes of £250 each will be awarded for translation from English into Greek Prose and Greek Verse (any suitable metre). The prizes are open to all members of the University who on the closing date for submission of entries will not have exceeded six years from the date of their matriculation. The prizes will not be awarded a second time to the same person.
The passages set for translation may be obtained from Mrs S. McCann, Classics Centre, 66 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU. Entries for the prizes should be sent to the Classics Faculty Board Secretary, Classics Centre, 66 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU, on or before Friday, 2 May 2008. Candidates should submit three copies of their composition, preferably typewritten or word-processed. They are asked to distinguish their compositions by a motto or pseudonym, not by their own name; and to attach a sealed envelope, with the same motto or pseudonym written on it, containing a separate note of their name, college, and date of matriculation.