University of Oxford

Oxford University Gazette, 24 April 2008:
Prizes, Grants, and Funding

Ashmolean Museum

Vivien Leigh Prize

A prize of £350 is offered by the Ashmolean Museum from the Vivien Leigh Fund for a two- dimensional work of art on paper, not exceeding 55 by 40 centimetres, by an undergraduate member of the University. The work will be chosen, if a work of sufficient merit is submitted, by the Keeper of Western Art in the Ashmolean Museum or his nominee, from work submitted to the Print Room by Tuesday, 10 June 2008, or work exhibited at the annual degree show at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. It is a condition of the award that the winning work be given to the Ashmolean.

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Oriel College

Eugene Lee-Hamilton Prize 2008

The Provost and Fellows of Oriel College offer a prize of £60 for the best Petrarchan sonnet in English submitted by an undergraduate of Oxford or Cambridge, on a subject to be chosen by the candidate. Enjambment between the eighth and ninth lines will be permitted. p No candidate may submit more than one sonnet, nor may the prize be awarded more than once to the same person. The competing sonnets should be sent to Lizzie Burson-Thomas, Academic Office, Oriel College, Oxford, by Friday, 23 May, and entrants will be informed of the results by the end of eighth week.

Each sonnet must be accompanied by a certificate from the head or a fellow of the candidate's college, stating that the candidate is an undergraduate.

The winner will have been deemed to have given permission to publish his/her sonnet in the Oriel Record.

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St Hugh's College

Colin Matthew Fund

Travel Awards for Historical Research

Applications are invited for small grants to support travel for the purposes of research. The grants are intended to support research for a thesis on an historical topic: applicants must be student members of the University, and may be undergraduate or graduate students.

The committee for the fund hopes to make a number of awards up to a total value of £1,000: the maximum value of an individual award will be £500.

Application forms may be obtained by e-mailing Completed forms must be submitted by Friday of fourth week of Trinity Term, 16 May. Applicants are asked to ensure that their tutor or supervisor writes a letter in support of their application by the same date. Applications and letters of support should be addressed to the Bursar's Secretary, St Hugh's College, Oxford 0X2 6LE.

Applicants will be informed of the outcome before the end of Trinity Term.

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