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John Oliver Hobbes Memorial Scholarship in Modern English Literature

Founded in 1909 in memory of John Oliver Hobbes (Mrs Craigie), a former student of the College

  1. The Scholarship to the value of £300 + £175 (Departmental Discretion), known as the John Oliver Hobbes Memorial Scholarship, may be awarded in each session to the field of Modern English Literature.

  2. The Scholarship is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  3. The Scholarship is open to undergraduate students in the Department of English Language and Literature who are in the second or third years of their course in the session in which the award is made.

  4. Candidates are required to write an essay on a subject of their own choosing within the field of Modern English Literature, the subject in each case to be approved by the Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature. Candidates must pay special regard to composition and literary style.

  5. Candidates must send their essays to the Tutor in the Department of English Language and Literature by the end of the first week of the Summer term of the session.

  6. The examiners for the Scholarship are the Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature, or one of these acting with one other person appointed by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

  7. The award is announced in July.

  8. Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.

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