Notifications of Prizes, Grants and Funding

  • Thursday 19 June 2014
  • NO. 5065
  • VOL. 144

Please refer to the website, or contact the email address shown, for further details of the awards below.

Students of the University should refer to the Student Funding website for advice on fees and funding at www.ox.ac.uk/feesandfunding.

Matthew Arnold Memorial Prize 2015

Faculty of English Language and Literature; Matthew Arnold Memorial Prize 2015; essay subject: 'She turns back a page, and with more confidence, attempting the seductive, varied tone of a storyteller entrancing a child, begins again. "The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair upon the straits – on the French coast the light gleams and is gone." ': Ian McEwan, Saturday; prize will not be awarded more than once to the same person; open to graduate students; £750;  2 March 2015; www.english.ox.ac.uk/news-events/prizes-and-studentships

Chancellor's English Essay Prize 2015

Faculty of English Language and Literature; Chancellor's English Essay Prize 2015; essay subject: To err is human; open to members of the University who on the closing date for receipt of essays have not exceeded four years from the date of their matriculation; prize will not be awarded twice to the same person; £250; 9 March 2015; www.english.ox.ac.uk/news-events/prizes-and-studentships

Lord Alfred Douglas Memorial Prize 2015

Faculty of English Language and Literature; Lord Alfred Douglas Memorial Prize 2015; for the best sonnet or other poem written in English and in strict rhyming metre; open to any member of the University registered for a degree of the University; no author may submit more than three entries and the prize will not be awarded more than once to the same person; £500; 27 April 2015; www.english.ox.ac.uk/news-events/prizes-and-studentships

Sir Roger Newdigate Prize 2015

Faculty of English Language and Literature; Sir Roger Newdigate Prize 2015; subject of the prize: Shakespeare's Birthday; for the best composition in English verse not exceeding 300 lines; open to undergraduate students who on the closing date of receipt of entries have not exceeded four years from the date of their matriculation; c£450; 9 March 2015; www.english.ox.ac.uk/news-events/prizes-and-studentships

Shelley-Mills Prize 2015

Faculty of English Language and Literature; Shelley–Mills Prize 2015; subject of the prize: Shakespeare's Languages; open to undergraduate students; c£80; 9 March 2015; www.english.ox.ac.uk/news-events/prizes-and-studentships

English Poem on a Sacred Subject 2016

Faculty of English Language and Literature; English Poem on a Sacred Subject 2016; subject of the prize: 'As rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land' (Isa 32.2); for the best composition in blank verse or in any other form of verse rhymed in couplets and stanzas of not less than 60 and not more than 300 lines; open to members of the University who on the closing date for entries for the competition shall have qualified by examination for a degree of the University, or shall hold the degree of MA by incorporation, by decree or by resolution, or shall hold MA status, or shall have qualified by examination for a degree of any other university; c£2,000; Monday of 8th week, Trinity term 2016; www.english.ox.ac.uk/news-events/prizes-and-studentships

Hastings-Rashdall Graduate Scholarship

New College; Hastings-Rashdall Graduate Scholarship; open to postgraduate students in any subject who are able to contribute to the liturgy of the college chapel and to assist the Dean of Divinity in raising the profile of the chapel among students; 15 July; www.new.ox.ac.uk/job-vacancies or nancy-jane.rucker@new.ox.ac.uk