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Quain English Essay Prize

Founded with the Quain Studentship

  1. The Quain Essay Prize may be awarded in alternate sessions.

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

  3. The value of the Quain Essay Prize is £35.

  4. A Candidate must be, or at any time during the previous three sessions have been, a student of the College in the Department of English.

  5. Candidates may write an essay on a subject of their own choosing, within the broad field of English language studies, subject to the approval in each case of the Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature for the time being.

  6. Candidates must send their essays to the Registrar of the College on or before 15 May.

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

  8. The award is announced in July.

  9. Payment is made on or about 15 July.

  10. The successful candidate is required to supply a typewritten copy of his/her essay for preservation in the College Library.

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

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