Scholarships and Prizes 2008:
English Language and Literature
Shelley-Mills Prize 2009
This prize, the purpose of which is to promote the study of the works of William Shakespeare, providing there is an entry of sufficient merit, is open to members of the University who on the date of this supplement have not exceeded three years from matriculation; and who have not been a member of any other university for more than a year.
The prize, value about £100, will be awarded for the best essay on the following subject: 'Minor Characters in Shakespeare'.
The essays (which should consist of about 5,000 words) are to be sent under sealed cover to Ms K. Atherton, English Faculty, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, to reach her on or before Friday, 20 February 2009. Candidates are required to conceal their names and distinguish their essays by a motto. The name and college of the candidate should be sent at the same time in a separate sealed envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it. Candidates must also submit a statement by the Head or Senior Tutor of their College that they have not been a member of any university other than Oxford for more than one year. Candidates should also include their matriculation date.