Scholarships and Prizes 2008:
English Language and Literature
Sir Roger Newdigate Prize 2009
The prize will be awarded, provided there is an entry of sufficient merit, for best composition in English verse not exceeding 300 lines in length on the subject of 'The Tyrant'. The metre is not restricted to heroic couplets, but dramatic form of composition is not allowed. The prize is open to an undergraduate who has not exceeded four years from matriculation. The value of the prize is approximately £800 (exact value to be determined by the Fund balance).
Poems (one copy) should be submitted, under a sealed cover marked 'Sir Roger Newdigate Prize', to Ms K. Atherton, English Faculty Office, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, not later than Thursday 26 March 2009. Authors should conceal their names and identify their entries by a motto. The name, college, and date of matriculation should be submitted at the same time in a separate envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it.