Scholarships and Prizes 2008:
Art, Drama and Theatre
Laurence Binyon Prize 2009
The Inter-faculty Committee for the History of Art proposes to award this prize in Trinity Term 2009, provided that there is a candidate of sufficient merit. The prize (which will be one of up to £1,000) is open to all members of the University who have not exceeded twenty-one terms from their matriculation. Awards will be given to candidates whose travel plans are not related to their academic discipline. It will be awarded to enable the prize winner(s) to travel to Asia, the Far East, or another area outside Europe, to extend knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts. The holder of the prize will be expected to submit a report on their travels when they return.
Candidates should apply in writing to: The Secretary to the Inter-faculty Committee for the History of Art, History Faculty, Old Boys' High School, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL no later than Thursday, 26 March 2009. Applications must include, in addition to any testimonials which the applicant may wish to submit, (a) the applicant's name, college, and date of matriculation; (b) a summary of academic career since matriculation, and of any relevant attainments, qualifications, or interests; (c) the object of the travel to be undertaken, and the proposed itinerary; (d) the proposed budget for the trip; (e) the names of two referees, who should be tutors or others in a position to judge the applicant's ability to profit from the travel proposed, who should be asked to write to the Secretary to the Inter-faculty Committee for the History of Art at the above address by no later than the closing date for applications. Please note that the judges meet in week 1 of Trinity Term.