University of Oxford


Oxford University Gazette, 28 February 2008:
Prizes, Grants, and Funding

Gordon Duff Prize Bibliography Essay

A competition is announced for the Gordon Duff Prize, of £500, to be awarded for an unpublished essay on any of the following subjects: bibliography, palaeography, typography, book-binding, book illustration, the science of books and manuscripts, and the arts relating thereto.

This is in accordance with the regulations of the administration of the Gordon Duff Prize (Statutes, 2000, p. 598).

The competition is open to all members of the University. The essay shall be of not more than 12,000 words. No essay may be submitted unless the subject has first been approved. Candidates must submit their proposed subjects not later than 2 May, and essays must be received by 1 August. All communications should be addressed to Bodley's Librarian, at the Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG.

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All Souls College

E.O. James Bequest

Applications are invited for grants up to £2,500 from graduate students working in theology, anthropology, ancient history and ecclesiastical history. Applicants are required to submit a proposal of up to 500 words in support of their applications and to send them to the Warden, All Souls College, Oxford OX1 4AL. The closing date for applications is 1 May.

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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 catherine.barton@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk. 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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