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Quain Studentship in English
Founded with the Quain Studentship in Biology and the Quain English Essay Prize under the will of Richard Quain, F.R.S., Professor of Anatomy, 1832-50, and of Clinical Surgery, 1850-66, who desired the name of his brother, Sir John Richard Quain, to be associated with his own in regard to this bequest
- A Studentship, known as the Quain Studentship in English,
may be awarded
when there is vacancy.
- The Studentship is awarded by the Council,
on the recommendation of the
Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
- The Studentship is awarded for English Language and
- The value of the Quain Studentship in English may
vary from time to
- Applicants must have attended for not less than three terms a
study in English at the College.
- On a vacancy occurring, the qualifications of persons
appointment to the Studentship are considered
by the Quain Professor of English
Language and Literature and the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern
- The Student is a member of the Staff of the Department
of English Language
and Literature. Under the guidance and supervision of the Heads of the
Department, they assist in the teaching of
English. They are considered a
teacher within the meaning of the
College Statutes and Regulations, and they are
subject to the conditions of tenure laid down by the
Council for teaching
appointments in the College. They are encouraged and have
them in carrying out original work on their own account.
- The first appointment to a Studentship is
for a probationary period of one
session, but the Council may renew the appointment for not more
than two periods
of two sessions each.
- Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.